Business Food & Drink

Two North End Natives Open Neighborhood Businesses: Vito’s Tavern and Heart & Sole

Two North End natives have separately opened new businesses here in the past few weeks. Damien DiPaola has launched Vito’s Tavern on Salem Street while Elaine DiGangi has opened Heart & Sole, a boutique retail shop on Hanover Street. Vito’s Tavern – Newly opened by Damien DiPaola of Ristorante Damiano, Vito’s brings a sports bar Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Hot Tomatoes Express Files to Open at 227 Hanover Street

Hot Tomatoes Express has filed for a sandwich shop business license at 227 Hanover Street. This location is the former site of Lyndell’s Bakery. Hot Tomatoes was previously located on North Street but closed last year. The company also has an operating location on New Bedford Street in downtown Boston. Given the small footprint at Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Lyndell’s Bakery Closes on Hanover Street

The “For Rent” sign went up in the Hanover Street storefront previously occupied by Lyndell’s Bakery. The bakery replaced LuLu’s which moved to Salem Street in 2009. Lyndell’s is still operating in Somerville where it has been for over 100 years. As for Hanover Street, one passerby commented, “Don’t worry, just keep walking and we’ll Read More…

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Taranta Restaurant on Hanover Street, Chronicle TV5 Episode, Part 7

In the final excerpt of the Chronicle TV5 episode on Hanover St., Taranta Restaurant is featured with Chef Jose Duarte’s Peruvian-Italian cuisine. Taranta is introducing quick-response (QR) squid ink fish monitoring and green, environmentally friendly technology. Taranta Restaurant – 210 Hanover Street Boston, MA 02113, 617-720-0052 More at the Chronicle website. View previous excerpts of Read More…

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One-Way Traffic Proposal for Hanover St. on Chronicle TV, Part 6

The controversial issue of making Hanover St. a one-way street and widening the sidewalks for alfresco dining is discussed in this excerpt from the recent Chronicle TV show. The Boston Globe highlighted the one-way traffic concept of the North End Chamber of Commerce on its front page last February. This video clip features neighborhood residents Read More…

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Engine 8, Ladder 1 and Galleria Umberto on Chronicle’s Hanover Street, Part 5

In the excerpt clip below, Chronicle TV5 visits Engine 8, Ladder 1 on Hanover Street and then stops in at Galleria Umberto for pizza and arancini. More at the Chronicle website. View more excerpts of the Chronicle episode on Hanover Street.

Arts & Culture Business

Hanover Street on Chronicle TV5: Part 4 – St. Stephen’s Church

St. Stephen’s Church and its history on Hanover St. are covered in this excerpt: Speaking in the video is Fr. Kevin Hayes, St. Stephens Church of The Missionary Society of St. James the Apostle. Read more: http://www.thebostonchannel.com/chronicle/27780279/detail.html#ixzz1M0c1GuEG View more excerpts from Chronicle’s episode on Hanover Street.

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Hanover Street on Chronicle TV5: Part 2 – Johnny Shoes, Little Hanover & Haymarket

Here is the next part of Chronicle’s Hanover St. episode that aired on May 11, 2010. In this clip, Chronicle talks with Johnny Shoes from Johnny & Gino, looks at little Hanover St. to where Scollay Square was located before the expressway and shows how Haymarket has survived the changes. More Chronicle clips on Haymarket Read More…

Community Government Transportation

LaMattina Stirs Up NEWRA Meeting: “There is No Plan for One-Way on Hanover Street”

District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina took center stage at this week’s meeting of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) regarding the City’s plan for Hanover Street. Councilor LaMattina took questions from residents and the impromptu discussion evolved into a public debate on the issues of late-night noise and congestion in the neighborhood. “There is Read More…

Food & Drink Transportation

One-Way Traffic and Wider Sidewalks Proposed for Hanover Street in Boston Globe

Boston Globe’s Meghan E. Irons reports the idea of one-way traffic on Hanover Street, including wider sidewalks and al fresco dining, as proposed by the North End Chamber of Commerce. “We are getting more people than Faneuil Hall, Chinatown, Newbury Street,’’ said Frank De Pasquale, head of the North End Chamber of Commerce, which is Read More…