North End

By - 3/4/13 - 9:37 am ponders the provenance of a carving that recently went up for sale on Craiglist: Did it come from St. Mary's, demolished in the 1970s?

By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

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By - 2/24/13 - 3:21 pm

Police report a Suffolk University student was arrested on assault and battery charges early this morning when she allegedly slammed her door on the shoulder of an officer investigating a loud party in her apartment.

By - 2/17/13 - 3:21 pm

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz will support efforts to make "Roadrunner" the official Rock Song of the Commonwealth. Mark Krone posts a copy of a note Michlewitz sent him:

I am a full supporter of making Roadrunner the official Rock song of the Commonwealth.

To give you a little history, my aunt Ellie was a member of The Modern Lovers from 1977-1983 and Jonathan actually sang at my first birthday, so I am certainly happy to see him getting this type of recognition after all these years.

By - 1/29/13 - 8:22 am

Karen Cord Taylor blames lazy-ass dog owners for part of the North End's invasion of repellent, rapacious rodents:

"Dog waste is to rats what fuel is to fire," Pistorio said. She estimates there are about 1,000 dogs in the North End and too few owners pick up after their dogs, leaving rats to feast on the feces. Yuch.

By - 1/16/13 - 11:07 pm reports on the latest neighborhood meeting about excessive noise by all those blow-ins:

Sgt Lema added that he is "amazed at the droves of young professionals" walking through the North End. "They are a happy crowd that unfortunately are impacting the quality of life of others."

By - 1/15/13 - 4:34 pm

ShinerA man charged with stealing donations from churches across Boston in 2010 was arrested this morning on charges he stole envelopes from donation boxes at St.

By - 12/23/12 - 9:23 pm

Fairmount Hill lights

Darryl Houston captured the daylight-powerful lights on Fairmount Hill in Hyde Park - put up by a guy who rents an aerial lift to ensure no surface is unilluminated.

Uma Mirani photographed Cambridge Common:

By - 12/13/12 - 10:13 am

Michael Mercogliano, the founder of Mike's Pastry in the North End, passed away this week. The restaurant posted the news to their Facebook page on Tuesday.

According to his remembrance page from the Boston Harborside Home, a visitation and the funeral Mass will be open to the public on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

By - 11/25/12 - 6:35 pm

Although maybe it helps when you say you're from the Boston Transportation Department. In any case, somebody complained about somebody else saving a space on Henchman Street in the North End with a traffic cone. A city minion marked the case closed tonight:

[T]old resident to remove cone and did.

By - 11/10/12 - 6:51 pm

Denizens of pricey Lewis Wharf condos are none too happy with the houseboats that have started showing up in the Lewis Wharf marina, reports.

By - 11/9/12 - 7:12 am reports the North End/Waterfront Residents' Association has put its foot down and is saying no more liquor licenses for the North End.