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The Weekender: Prince Postale Closing, Construction Update, Loft & Vine Opens, All Saints Way & Old Waterfront Historic Status

The weekend is here! This week’s top posts include business openings and closings, construction updates, and historical pieces of the North End. See the most read articles below.

North End’s Prince Postale Shop Shipped to the World

After over ten years on the corner of Prince and Salem Street, Prince Postale owner John Sullivan announces the shop will be closing its doors for good. Read John’s farewell letter here.

Information Regarding North End Concerns on Connect Historic Boston (Cycle Track) Project

In response to a number of concerns raised by North End residents regarding the cycle track and brick sidewalks, the Connect Historical Boston Project Manager addresses six specific issues in this article.

New Kitchen, Garden, and Home Store Opens on Prince Street

Last month North End resident Sarah Garabedian opened Loft & Vine at 26 Prince Street. The store’s concept aims to give the neighborhood the kitchen, home, and garden store it needs after the closing of Salem Street’s True Value Hardware. Read more about the store and Sarah’s plans to get North End residents involved here.

Video: “All Saints Way” Featured on Greater Boston

The North End alley on Battery Street know as “All Saints Way” was recently featured on WGBH News. Watch the video featuring creator Peter Baldassari here.

Considering the “Old Waterfront Historic District”

On the North End waterfront, efforts for a historic district are moving forward now that City and State officials have issued an official opinion of eligibility for the Old Waterfront Historic District. The new designation could help preserve notable buildings and elements of the surrounding area. Learn more here.

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“From Grace” Endures Harrowing Journey

The story of Boby Berman and his crew’s terrifying voyage from the Caribbean to Boston is one of nature’s unrelenting strength and man’s bravery. Read the tale here.