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The Weekender: Eliot School Surprise, Real Estate, Rat Pack, North Square Art & Visitor Parking Map

Always a favorite, it’s The Weekender — your quick reference to the most popular posts this week on

Eliot School Principal Traci Walker Griffith (right) and Assistant Principal Lydia Torres

Ten Year Surprise Celebration for Eliot K-8 Innovation School Leaders Principal Traci Walker-Griffith & Asst Principal Lydia Torres

Principal Traci Walker-Griffith and Assistant Principal Lydia Torres were surprised by students and families to celebrate their 10 years at the Eliot K-8 Innovation School in Boston’s North End. Hundreds of students and parents joined in the cheering crowd with a show that featured dramatic speeches, boogie dances, award presentations, funky music, tears of joy and lots of Eliot love. Watch the video and see the big surprise!

North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales

The latest real estate sale closings in the area for the latest month. Read more.


Life on the Corner: The North End Rat Pack

Where do a bunch of lounge lizards, bar flies and mid-level wise guys go when they want a night on the town with booze and showgirls? Find out here.

A+J Art+Design Team Selected for North Square Public Art Project

A+J Art+Design has been selected to create a public art project in North Square. The public art project will be implemented in conjunction with the reconstruction of North Square in summer 2017. See the announcement here and attend the April 10th NEWNC meeting for a preview.

New North End Neighborhood Visitor and Metered Parking Map

Following up on our interactive North End Parking Map, we also created one for metered and visitor parking spots in the North End / Waterfront area. See the map.

Editor’s Choice

Hack for Boston’s Traffic Gridlock: A Boat 

Water Taxi services are an underutilized resource for coastline trippers in Boston. If your destination is anywhere on Boston Harbor’s coast: the North End, Charlestown, East Boston’s several new residential developments, the Airport, or a restaurant in the Seaport district, a water taxi can get you there without the traffic woes. Read more.


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