This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured development projects, bridge repairs, neighborhood events and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Dock Square Garage Plan Shows Limits of Building Over Existing Parking Structure

The limits of building on top of an existing parking garage became apparent at last week’s public meeting. In addition to height and shadow concerns, meeting attendees criticized the parking-centric plan which is coming at the expense of activating the ground levels around the large structure. Read more and see renderings here.

3rd Annual North End Cornhole Classic May 20

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State Representative Aaron Michlewitz is hosting the third Annual North End Cornhole Classic, a tournament with proceeds going to the Geraldine Marshall Scholarship Fund and the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC Boston) on Sunday, May 20 at The Living Room. Read more about how you can participate here.

Tobin Bridge Repair Project to Bring Full-Time Lane Closures Starting April 22

A three-year restoration project of the Tobin Bridge is scheduled to begin later this month consisting of repairs to both the upper and lower decks, repaving of ramps, and the creation of a new parking lot. Read more about upcoming closures and detours here.

North End Roof Gardens

Philip Bellone, who grew up in Boston’s North End in the 1950s and 60s, reflects on the hundreds of potted plants and herbs that grew in rooftop gardens during his childhood. Read the full story and add your own comments about the neighborhood rooftops, past and present, here.

Initial Questions About North Washington Street Bridge Project Answered at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Jeff Dietrich led a community chat at the April North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting to answer questions about the North Washington Street Bridge project and share an overview of the current project plans. Read more and watch the meeting video here.

Editor’s Choice

North End Library Memorial Brick Relocation

The Memorial Bricks at the North End Library have been moved to a more prominent and secure space in front of the Dante Frieze, where they can be easily seen without being worn down by foot traffic. Read more and see photos of the relocation project here.


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