This week’s top posts on featured local business, developments, people, sports and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week.

Green Cross Pharmacy is Closing After 55 Years in Boston’s North End

Green Cross Pharmacy on Hanover Street in the North End is closing its doors for good. After 55 years, their last day open for business will be March 5, 2019. Read more, including many well wishes to the owners in the comments section here.

Wharf District Council Learns About Freedom Wheel

Residents learned more about a proposed observation wheel at the end of Long Wharf on the Boston Harbor at the February Wharf District Council meeting. If approved, the wheel would be operated 365 days a year by the same people who operate La Grande Roue de Montreal in Canada. Read more here.

State House Power Player: Interview with Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Chair of Ways & Means [Part I]

Just after the announcement that Michlewitz would become the new Ways and Means Committee Chair, we sat down with him to get a read on his priorities and thoughts on where the state legislature is heading. Read part one of’s interview with Rep. Michlewitz here.

Residents Debate Dock Square Garage Redevelopment [Video]

Members of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) debated the proposed redevelopment at Dock Square Garage. The current plan is to build a seven-story, 220,000 square-foot addition on top of the current garage and add 30,000 square feet of residential space for approximately 180 units. Read more and watch the video here.

North End Athletic Association Field Updates for the 2019 Baseball Season

With both Puopolo and Langone Parks undergoing a facelift, the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will be using different fields for the 2019 baseball season. Learn about these locations and register your child for baseball here.

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Eliot School Spelling Bee Decides Citywide Bee Competitor

Five students grades 4-8 made it to the final round of the Eliot School’s Annual Spelling Bee. The winner will compete in the BCYF Citywide Spelling Bee in March. Read more here.

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  1. Let’s call it what it is: Ferris Wheel ! Hope it doesn’t happen ! Is the North End becoming a circus. I guess I am being too negative.

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