The Weekender: Go Boston 2030, First Tall Ship, Old North Digging!

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Mexican Tall Ship Cuauhtémoc docked at Fan Pier (Photo by Matt Conti).

Mexican Tall Ship Cuauhtémoc Arrives in Boston Harbor

Boston welcomed the Mexican Tall Ship Cuauhtémoc with a nice snow storm as they sailed into the harbor. Marking the first arrival of the series of tall ships that will lead into Sail Boston 2017, view the post for more on the nearly three hundred-foot-long vessel that was built in Spain in 1982.

Tales From Digging at the Old North Crypt [Photos]

Boston archeologist Joe Bagley is overseeing a new dig at the underground crypt of the Old North Church, under the walkways surrounding the colonial era tombs. Many artifacts will be found, but the looming question is whether human remains will be uncovered. View the post for additional context to the dig and photo coverage from Matt Conti!

Police Blotter: Vandalized Cop Car, Loud Penthouse Party

Provided by Area A-1 Boston Police, this weekly police blotter shows all of the recent police activity in the neighborhood. A male suspect was arrested on Hanover Street for tearing the rear windshield wiper off of a Boston Police Department marked cruiser, while a Sheafe Street penthouse apartment was broken up by Police for a loud party, read the post for more information.

The Inner Harbor Ferry Expansion is one of many projects that are part of Go Boston 2030.

Go Boston 2030 Plan to Bring Harbor Ferries, N. Station/S. Station Express Bus & Bike Corridors

Several projects will impact the North End and downtown Boston area will be impacted with the Go Boston 2030 Vision and Action Plan that was recently released. This plan encompasses several major projects such as the Inner Harbor Ferry Expansion, North Station to South Boston Waterfront Rapid Bus , Bike Corridors, Smart Signal Districts, and microHUBs, view the post for details.

Battery Wharf Hotel Receives Support for New Function Room

Battery Wharf Hotel presented to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) in hopes of attaining support to turn a vacant second floor space into a function room. View the post for video of the presentation and more information on the new function room.


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