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Weekly Top Reads: Chiofaro Tower, Boston Bottle License, Wharf District Video, Manhole Explosions, and Alchemista

This week’s top posts on featured development, new businesses, future planning, power outages, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Chiofaro Releases 600′ Waterfront Tower Design for Harbor Garage Site

After more than 10 years of debate and still pending lawsuits over the Municipal Harbor Plan at the Harbor Garage site, the Chiofaro Company publicly released its long-awaited design for its waterfront tower on Atlantic Avenue. Read more and see renderings here.

Neighborhood Council Supports Boston Bottle Change in Alcohol License

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) unanimously supported Boston Bottle owner Daniel O’Connor’s petition to change the off-premise alcohol license for his 372 Commercial St. shop from beer and wine to all alcohol. Read more and watch the video here.

Wharf District Public Realm Video: A Vision for the Future

The Wharf District Council (WDC) has released their Public Realm Video, a presentation the Council hopes will inspire conversation and guidance around climate resiliency, connectivity, and accessibility. Read more and watch the video here.

Manhole Explosions and Power Out in Parts of North End and Downtown During Storm

Last weekend’s snowstorm took out power in parts of Downtown Boston, including the North End, as multiple manhole covers exploded. Eversource was on the scene at Thacher, North, and Union Streets. Read more here.

ALCHEMISTA Catering Coming to 101 Atlantic Avenue, Formerly The Living Room

Alchemista, a high-touch, office catering and hospitality company, has taken steps to establish itself at 101 Atlantic Avenue at the corner of the Mercantile Building formerly occupied by The Living Room. Read more here.