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Bobby Orr’s statue has a new location:

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Notable news found elsewhere:

Dreams of a common on the waterfront

The author has obviously never been to Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park when talks about bringing a “jaw-dropping” park along Boston Harbor. One of the state’s biggest parks organizations is scouting sites in the Seaport, Fort Point, and East Boston. Although there has been no cost discussions yet, the nonprofit group has engaged landscape architects to design concepts at five locations. The Boston Globe has more on the story.

Best Bagels in the North End, really?

After gathering Yelp data in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge and Somerville, the top Boston bagel places have been identified, and two of them are in or near the North End. The Thinking Cup, located at 236 Hanover Street and Levend Bagelry in Boston Public Market are among the top, Boston.com has more on the top bagels in Boston.

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Boston officials push to allocate less parking for new apartment buildings

Limited parking is nothing new for downtown residents, and of the 76 residential buildings approved by the Boston Planning & Development Agency last year, 30 of them came with fewer than one space per unit. The Boston Globe has more on developers and city officials who are pushing to allocate less parking for new apartment buildings.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Monday, March 27

6:00pm Abutters Meeting: 57 Snow Hill Street at the Nazzaro Center. Located at 30 North Bennet Street, this proposal is to add a roof deck to the existing property at 57 Snowhill Street, for the sole use of the fourth floor residence.

Tuesday, March 28

6:30pm Community Meeting on Prado / Paul Revere Mall Improvements at Old North Church. The meeting will be held to discuss upcoming improvements to Paul Revere Mall located at 370 Hanover Street. The Parks Department is very interested in what the community has to contribute to the design process. Located at 193 Salem Street, more information on the meeting.

7:00pm Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee Meeting (NEWRA) at the Mariner’s House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor. The Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, more information.

From the Community: 

Good Friday Celebration at Boston Harbor Community Church. The celebration is an interactive contemplation, with 8 stations based loosely on the traditional stations of the cross. The evening has been created so that you may move at your own pace. Suffering & Compassion will be held between 6:30p and 9:00pm. More information.

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  1. The Bobby Orr statue has been in that location since construction began in front of the Garden. This is not something new.

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