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Philly and Boston North End Barbershops Bet on Super Bowl LII

First it was Old North Church and the Betsy Ross House getting into the Super Bowl LII competitive spirit. Now, the fun has spread to Firicano’s Barbershop with a friendly wager against Anthony’s Barbershop in the Philly area. If the Eagles win (they won’t), Rich Firicano of Firicano’s Barbershop is agreeing to send “Boston Cream Read More…

Community Daily Briefs Sports

Monday’s Brief: SUPER BOWL CHAMPS, BYOB Applications, Lucia Fundraiser

Things to know for Monday: “In a comeback for the ages, Patriots beat Falcons in heart-pounding Super Bowl” – The Boston Globe. “Tom Brady, Patriots rewrite Super Bowl record book with epic, 34-28 OT win” – The Boston herald. Instagram says it all: View this post on Instagram ONE MORE #bromance 🐐 A post shared by Spencer Weeks Read More…

Sports

Game Time! Super Bowl Sunday!

Super Bowl LI NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – ATLANTA FALCONS 6:30 p.m. kickoff at NRG Stadium in Houston, TX Televised on FOX TV; Streaming online Halftime Show: Lady Gaga, Luke Bryan & Renee Elise Goldsberry See the NFL.com Preview Site. Ultimate Super Bowl Guide at Boston.com From Boston City Hall: A number of precautions, including restrictions on traffic and parking in Read More…

Sports

Gridiron Audibles: Denver Broncos Win Super Bowl 50

In the end, Peyton Manning the game manager was good enough for the Denver Broncos after all. Following an NFL career spent continually carrying teammates, it was his team that carried him in his 17th and possibly last season. All the way to a second Super Bowl title. “I feel very, very grateful,” said a Read More…

Sports

Gridiron Audibles: Champion Patriots Get their Rings

Ten years removed from his last opportunity to honor his players following a world championship, Patriots owner Robert Kraft seemed to pick up right where he left off. Last week, in a private ceremony at his Chestnut Hill home, Kraft hosted perhaps the hottest party in greater Boston, if not the country as the Super Bowl Read More…

Police & Fire

Restricted Access at Faneuil Hall and North Station Areas on Super Bowl Sunday

In the interest of general public safety, Boston Police will be restricting access to several locations in the city both due to the Super Bowl and recent blizzard. Traffic restrictions cover many streets in/around the Brighton area, Kenmore Square, Northeastern, Faneuil Hall and North Station areas. Drivers are asked to pay close attention to signage. Read More…

Police & Fire

BPD: Super Bowl Safety Tips for Patriots Fans Looking to Behave Like Champions

Captain Bernard O’Rourke told North Enders at tonight’s public safety meeting that Police will have a “full collar” on Super Bowl Sunday (all officers working). There will be additional patrols in the North End with particular attention to N. Washington St. and the area around North Station. Boston Police are distributing “A Message of Safety” Read More…