Archive for February, 2016

Dressed in White

February 18, 2016
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Dressed in White

After the storm photo of the Prado.
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Developer Proposes Height Increase for Haymarket Hotel

February 18, 2016
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Since being awarded the right to build the Haymarket Hotel at 111 North Street in the North End with a height of 83 feet, with a gross square foot print of 140,000 feet, the developer Harbinger Development has changed the height of the structure to 103 feet, raising concerns from local residents. Some of...
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Twenty-Six North End/Waterfront Restaurants Participating in Dine out Boston Promotion

February 18, 2016
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Twenty-six North End/Waterfront eateries will participate in Dine Out Boston (formally Restaurant Week) which is celebrating its fifteenth year in 2016. The biannual restaurant promotion, sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) in conjunction with American Express will take place March 6-11 and March 13-18, providing diners an opportunity to enjoy...
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Three North End Eateries Granted Full Liquor Licenses

February 18, 2016
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Three North End restaurants represented by Attorney William Ferullo have been awarded full liquor licenses by the Licensing Board for the City of Boston. About a month or so ago, the City of Boston announced the availability of ten new full liquor licenses with many North End eateries applying for. Cantina Italiana, 346 Hanover...
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Lights to be Installed to Restore Boston City Hall

February 18, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that architectural lighting will be installed at City Hall to highlight and enhance the building’s original design, building on the Walsh Administration’s goals to liven up City Hall Plaza and create a safer area for pedestrians. “We are committed to creating a welcoming, lively City Hall Plaza, and installing...
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Opinion

February 18, 2016
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Time to sign up for 2016 baseball season Coming off a great 2015 season, the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) has begun registration for their 2016 baseball programs. Baseball Commissioner Ralph Martignetti is urging parents to register their children as early as possible because the programs fill up quickly and usually a waiting list...
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Downtown View:Jaywalking is Safest

February 18, 2016
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It gladdened my heart last week to read that state Senator Harriette Chandler, a Democrat from Worcester and the Senate Majority Leader, proposed raising the fine for jaywalking from $1 to $25 for a first offense up to $75 for third offenses and more. She thinks this will save lives. I was delighted for...
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Communications Key to Bridge Construction Project

February 18, 2016
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Plans for the rehabilitation of the North Washington Bridge (Charlestown Bridge) have been properly presented to the North End and other neighborhoods and to their credit the Massachusetts DOT Highway Department and Boston Public Works have placed everything on the table for comments. The latest designs of the proposed $125 million development of the...
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Cameras are A Valuable Tool to Convict Criminals

February 18, 2016
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Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley has openly expressed his support for the use of body cameras on police officers and also favors more video surveillance in Boston public areas, so long as there is a balance between public safety and privacy. The Review believes the use of video in both cases could be...
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Nazzaro Center Can Do

February 4, 2016
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Nazzaro Center Can Do

The Nazzaro Center, as is their usual routine this time of year, collected  168  canned goods and other food for the city’s annual can drive. As they have done for the past three years, delivered their collection to the food pantry run by the local ABCD  out of the  Villa Michelangelo  on Charter Street....
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