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Weekly Top Reads: Commercial Wharf Building Sale, “Changing Course” Selected for Greenfest, Fundraiser Photos, Fall Party Recap & Veterans’ Day Parade!

This week’s most popular posts on featured property sales, local photos from fundraisers, parties and parades, recognition for the Christopher Columbus Park plastic fish installation, and more! Read on below to see the top articles from this past week.

Vacant burned building at Commercial Wharf (Photo by Lauren Nelson)

Sold! Burned Out Building at Commercial Wharf to Joe’s Restaurant Owner, Tavistock

Tavistock Group, owner of the abutting Joe’s American Bar & Grill, has purchased the burned out building at 88-91 Commercial Wharf East. Tavistock is a Bahamas-based company that bought 90% of the two parcels for $10 million. Read more, including Tavistock’s initial plans for redevelopment.

Giovanni Puccio receives the lifetime achievement award

Photo Gallery: Santa Rosalia di Palermo Society Dinner Dance & Fundraiser

The Santa Rosalia di Palermo Society held a successful dinner dance and fundraiser on November 10th at Anthony’s in Malden. The Society held its 78th annual procession through Boston’s North End in honor of Saint Rosalie in early September. See photos.

Christopher Columbus Park’s Art Installation Chosen for 2018 Boston Greenfest

Christopher Columbus Park’s “Changing Course” art installation has been selected to be part the 10th Annual Boston Greenfest, to be held August 11-13, 2018. The installation displayed almost 2,000 plastic bottle “fish” to raise awareness of the large amount of plastic trash in the world’s ocean and waterways. Read more.

Residents’ Assoc. Supports Endicott St. and Jerusalem Pl. Proposals; Hosts Fall Party

On Thursday, November 9, the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted a brief meeting where they heard and supported proposals for 180 Endicott Street and 5-7-9 Jerusalem Place. Following the meeting was the annual NEWRA Fall Party! Read more and see photos.

Photos: Veterans Day Parade and Ceremonies in Boston’s North End

The North End Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 144 held a parade in Boston’s North End on Veterans Day, November 11th. Ceremonial stops were made at the Iraq/Afghanistan memorial at Old North Church, the VFW plaque on the Prado and during a Mass at St. Stephen’s Church. See photos here.

Editor’s Choice

Historic Neighborhood Photo: Paul Revere House, Bank & Cigars

Check out this photo of Paul Revere’s house circa 1890-1915, before restoration. At the time, the building served as a bank and cigar shop! See a new historic neighborhood photo each Thursday on and view previous posts here.


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