Weekly Top Reads: Flood Analysis, AirBnB “Anthony”, Snow Angels Program, 283 Hanover Restaurant Plans, NEW Health Fights Opioids, & Dock Square Tower Proposal

This past week on featured weather studies and recovery, real estate rentals and developments, health initiatives, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the last week.

What Happened? Sorting Through the January 2018 “Bomb Cyclone” Flood Data and Outlook

What happened to cause so much flooding during January 4th’s Nor’easter snowstorm? Resident expert Julie Wormer helped us sort through the data coming out from NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association to analyze the rising sea levels and added storm surge. Read more and see charts here.

AirBnb’s Anthony Lists Dozens of North End Units

Airbnb host “Anthony” had over 40 listings in the North End, but it turns out, Anthony does not exist. The profile was created by a short-term rental management company, Domio, out of New York. Read more here.

City Councilor Edwards Announces Snow Angel Community Service Program

Newly inaugurated Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards announced a district-wide initiative – the “Snow Angels” program – aimed to serve our most vulnerable neighbors during the winter months and connect residents through community service. Read more and learn how you can volunteer here.

Neighborhood Council Votes to Support 283 Hanover St. Restaurant (Former Pinkberry); Also Traffic, Storm Recovery & Public Safety Updates

The future of 283 Hanover Street was discussed at a brief Neighborhood Council meeting last Monday. The Council gave unanimous support to the Pellino’s new proposed restaurant, at the former site of Pinkberry. Read more, including other meeting updates, here.

NEW Health Teams Up with Robert Kraft to Fight Opioid Epidemic

North End Waterfront Health is teaming up with New England Patriots owner, Robert Kraft, and Massachusetts state officials to create CareZone – an innovative mobile health program that brings together partners in preventative care, addiction services, and harm reduction to serve members of the homeless, those battling addiction, as well as other under-served populations in Massachusetts. Read more here.

Editor’s Choice

New Residential Tower Proposed at Dock Square Parking Garage Next to Greenway / Quincy Market

Dock Square Garage owner Fortis Group has proposed to add nine residential floors on top of its parking facility between Faneuil Hall and the Greenway. This would create a 194′ high tower at the triangular space on Clinton Street. Read more here.