Adam Castiglioni watched Santa (and the Italian consul in Boston) ride down Hanover Street today.
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Boston Restaurant Talk reports China House on Hanover Street has shut down.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Ristorante Fiore on Hanover Street is closing - but it looks like the DePasquale family is looking to open a new Umbria in the space.
Man broke into Hanover Street apartment, beat woman, then smashed into bathroom where she took refuge with her young son, DA says
A Revere man was ordered held without bail Friday after his arrest on domestic-violence charges for an incident on Hanover Street in the North End the night before, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
MBTA Hate Account (yep) spotted the remains of that bus that caught fire at Forest Hills being towed north past Hanover and Cross streets around 10 p.m. yesterday - possibly on its way to Everett Shops, where the T does major surgery on heavily injured buses. Read more.
Adam Castiglioni took in the first night of the St. Aggripina feast in the North End: Read more.
Firefighters responded to 288 Hanover St. for a fire that poured thick dark smoke into the sky. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a Hanover Street takeout place that would be the North End's first Cambodian-style sandwich shop. Read more.
Mayor Wu today announced changes in the fee plan for North End dining: Restaurants can pay month by month to put tables on public sidewalks and parking spaces and small restaurants, restaurants without liquor licenses and those not on the main drags of Hanover and Salem streets can get "hardship" reductions in the fees that meant to pay for extra trash pickup and safety measures in the restaurant-dense neighborhood. Read more.
Wu tells North End restaurant owners if they hate the outdoor patio program so much, she can just cancel it completely
Kristina Rex posts a copy of a letter Mayor Wu sent to North End restaurant owners that says the proposed outdoor-dining fee is because the people who actually live in the North End are fed up with the disruptions caused by outdoor dining there and the money would try to make things a bit better for them.
But, Wu continues: Read more.
If you've found a firefighter's helmet in the North End recently, its owner would love to get it back
Ryan spotted this flier today.
City unwraps North End outdoor dining plan: Part of Hanover Street to become one way, restaurants will have to pay $7,500 first
NorthEnd.page reports that, unlike in the rest of the city's neighborhoods, Boston wants restaurants to pay $7,500 to use sidewalks or street space for outdoor dining because of what it says are the unique issues related to keeping North End streets nice and tidy.
Police say they've nabbed the guy who robbed two North End banks on the anniversary of the release of 'The Town'
Boston Police report the arrest of Rolando Gala, charged with robbing the Century Bank and Citizens Bank branches on Hanover Street on Sept. 17.
Jon Latino reports turkeys have made their way to Hanover Street - in this case barely a block from Commercial.
Seem tourists from far away are having trouble with the concept of Boston, at least based on incidents at Democracy Brewing downtown and Table Boston in the North End. Read more.
The Coast Guard goes before the Boston Conservation Commission next week for permission to replace two piers and install new floating docks at its base off Hanover and Commercial streets to allow it to dock six new larger cutters currently under construction in Louisiana. Read more.
Man once charged as fedora-wearing 'Backstreet Bandit' charged with two North End bank robberies; on the lam
Rolando Gala's robbery attire has come down a bit over the past decade, police say: Where once he was dubbed the "Backstreet Bandit" for robbing banks clad in a fedora and button-down shirts, like the Back Street Boys, he robbed two banks on Hanover Street in the North End last month wearing nothing on his head, two untucked T-shirts, a pair of ill fitting jeans and sneakers. Read more.
Construction workers this week are putting back the bronze trash that commemorates Haymarket, removed a couple of years ago to make way for a nearby construction project. Adam Castiglioni caught some of the action at Blackstone and Haymarket streets today (and Adam Balsam watched yesterday). Read more.
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