This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured closing businesses, neighborhood construction, schools, end of summer celebrations and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.
Two longtime 7-Eleven chain retail franchises have closed in the past few weeks in the North End / Waterfront area. At 464 Hanover Street, on the corner of Commercial Street, the lease was not renewed. On Atlantic Ave., at the Harbor Garage site, the 7-Eleven has also closed. Read more here.
For the sixth year in a row, a group of local non-profits illuminated Boston Harbor last Thursday for the start of Labor Day weekend, as another summer unofficially comes to an end. Twin barges located between Long Wharf and the Seaport provided nearly a half-hour of booming colors to light up the harbor. See photos here.
For over a decade, there has been a large gap at 244 Hanover Street between Spagnuolo’s and Ristorante Fiore. Though it has been repeatedly designated for development, projects kept falling through. Finally, it seems, a permanent development is taking place. Read more and see photos here.
Along with most other Boston Public Schools, the Eliot K-8 School in Boston’s North End has been cited for several inadequacies in the recording and tracking of student activity funds as part a citywide audit. Read more here.
Photographer Jeff Tamagini has been walking with the North End feast processions for several years. He is planning on making a book after about ten years. See his photos from the 2018 St. Agrippina, St. Anthony’s and Fisherman’s Feasts here.
It was a beautiful hot day on Sunday for the end of summer barbecue at the Mirabella Pool in Boston’s North End. The pool closed up shop for the season on Labor Day. See photos here.