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By adamg - 4/10/24 - 9:41 pm

WBZ reports on an incident at Hanover and Commercial streets Tuesday night where a worker at Rocco's ran outside and chased a hit-and-run driver who got out and then ran after slamming into another car.

By adamg - 1/5/24 - 12:33 pm

The owners of 21 North End restaurants and the North End Chamber of Commerce yesterday sued the city over its 2022 fees for restaurants in the neighborhood that wanted to use public sidewalks and streets for patio seating - and its ban on such patios last year - alleging the Wu administration and a local residents' groups hate Italians for some reason. Read more.

By adamg - 1/3/24 - 4:33 pm

NorthEnd.page reports that the Connah Store, which never failed to give tourists something to chuckle about as they sauntered up and down Hanover Street, but which also provided a late-night spot for both locals and restaurant workers to stock up on some essentials, has closed for the last time, victim of a huge rent increase. Venerable North End restaurant owner Frank DePasquale will be expanding his neighboring Dolce ice-cream and coffee place into the space.

By adamg - 12/7/23 - 9:46 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the impending closing of Suasday on Hanover Street.

By adamg - 11/20/23 - 2:56 pm

Two at-wit's-end citizens file 311 complaints about conditions in the North End.

Let's start with the screaming veteran suicide guy and the firecracker guys on Hanover Street: Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/23 - 3:01 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court judge ruled today that Patrick Mendoza, 54, remains a potential threat to society, enough so that she ordered him held without bail until at least May 1. Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/23 - 7:31 am
An early Christmas tree in the North End

Paul Revere forced to go "Whoa!" to avoid careering into the tree.

A disgruntled citizen files a 311 complaint about the Christmas tree now towering over the Prado and Hanover Street in the North End: Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/23 - 10:21 am

The Massachusetts Veterans of Foreign Wars yesterday asked a judge to order Post 144, possibly no longer on Hanover Street in the North End, to immediately hand over its financial books for a deep audit of what's been going on with all the money the post has collected in recent years - with several hundred thousand dollars, including money meant to help veterans in need, unaccounted for. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/23 - 10:15 am
Yutz wanted for register rifling

He knows he's been caught on camera but did that stop him?

Boston Police report they are looking for a guy who broke into the Boston Public Market at Haymarket about 90 minutes after it closed on Aug. 15 and committed larceny. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/23 - 2:57 pm

Boston Municipal Court Judge Paul Treseler today determined that Patrick Mendoza, 54, was dangerous and ordered him held for 120 days, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/23 - 11:07 am

Boston Police report arresting Patrick Mendoza, 54, who had been on the lam since he allegedly fired a shot at a long-time acquaintance he couldn't stand on Hanover Street on July 12. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/23 - 11:04 am

WCVB interviewed Rocco Giovenello, whom they say was the man standing outside Modern Pastry when Patrick Mendoza, according to police, tried to shoot him to death Wednesday night. He and the Mendozas have history, he said.

By adamg - 7/14/23 - 9:14 am

Boston Police report they are looking for Patrick Mendoza, 54, owner of Monica's Trattoria on Prince Street, on charges he tried to murder somebody outside Modern Pastry on Hanover Street around 11 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/11/22 - 3:29 pm
Santa in his Jeep

Adam Castiglioni watched Santa (and the Italian consul in Boston) ride down Hanover Street today.

By adamg - 12/1/22 - 2:24 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports China House on Hanover Street has shut down.

By adamg - 11/30/22 - 12:00 pm

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.

By adamg - 11/4/22 - 11:35 am
Wanted for North End beating, robbery

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for two guys they say beat and robbed two people taking out the trash from a Hanover Street market shortly after 11 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/22 - 10:50 am

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.

By adamg - 8/6/22 - 11:11 am
Burned bus being towed past the North End

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.

By adamg - 8/4/22 - 10:10 pm
St.Aggripina procession in the North End

Adam Castiglioni took in the first night of the St. Aggripina feast in the North End: Read more.

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