This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured Feast days, housing, local businesses, boats, hockey and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.
On Wednesday evening you may have heard devotees to Saint Anthony marching through the streets of the North End on the traditional June 13th Feast Day alongside the Franciscan Friars and the Italian American Band. Read more and see photos here.
Short-Term Rental Regulations Passed by Boston City Council, Banning Airbnb Guests in Non-Owner Occupied Buildings
The Boston City Council voted 11-2 on Wednesday to regulate short-term rentals, supporting a bill close to the Mayor Walsh’s amended guidelines. The ordinance bans short-term rentals from non-owner occupied buildings, eliminating investor units and absentee Airbnb landlords. Read more here.
Mangia Mangia at 147 Endicott Street in the North End has reopened under new owner Gary Forziati, who has brought with him a new menu, keeping a few of the old favorites. Read more here.
The Housing Bond Bill, an act that will finance the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents, was signed into law last Thursday. Senator Boncore co-chaired the committee that negotiated the final version, after leading it through the Senate earlier this year. Read more here.
The 294-foot Portuguese tall ship Sagres, known for the red crosses on its sails, returned to Boston this week where it was docked at Fan Pier in the Seaport. See photos here.
The 3rd Annual Anthony “Wrinkles” Morella Memorial Street Hockey Tournament was played las Sunday at the The Gassy on Prince Street in the North End. All proceeds of the event support the local New England charity, The Fund for Autistic Children. Read more and see photos here.