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By adamg - 11/25/20 - 10:57 am

The Town (2010) - Robbery Scene

Boston Police report arresting a man they say boxed in two officers on Salem Street in the North End while they were trying to respond to a domestic-violence call and then tried to escape, but with rather less success than Ben Affleck in "The Town." Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/20 - 9:11 am

Developer William Caulder says he will soon file plans with the BPDA for a six-story, 135-room hotel on Cross Street between Salem and Endicott streets, along the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Read more.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 10/8/20 - 8:55 am

The Italian American Alliance is pissed at Mayor Walsh's announcement that the Christopher Columbus statue that was decapitated in June will not be returned to its pedestal in Christopher Columbus Park, but instead be sent to the senior-citizen apartment building the neighborhood Knights of Columbus is building: Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 8:45 am

NorthendWaterfront.com reports the city will replace the beheaded Chris with a statue representing Italian immigrants in Christopher Columbus Park. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/24/20 - 9:47 am
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Matt Conti reports he will be winding down his work on NorthEndWaterfront.com and he and his staff will stop posting new items altogether in January.

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By adamg - 9/22/20 - 11:16 am
Det. Eddie Hernandez with fake Massachusetts licenses from Applebee's

Det. Eddie Hernandez holds up fake Mass. licenses from South Bay Applebee's

A state-of-the-art license scanner designed to ferret out increasingly sophisticated fake IDs won't work when a waitress lets her underage friends drink up, a manager at Mija in Faneuil Hall Marketplace acknowledged today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 5:07 pm
Damien DiPaola

DiPaola talks heaters, tents along Hanover Street.

For the second time since the start of the pandemic, the Boston Licensing Board called in North End restaurant owners to urge them to do a better job breaking up lines of hungry people and ensuring their workers wear their masks properly.

But in a Zoomed hearing this afternoon, the board also laid out requirements for restaurants to add heaters to their expanded patio spaces along sidewalks and in parking spaces as the city expands patio season through December: Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/20 - 5:18 pm

The Boston Art Commission has received reports from two statue restoration experts that while the remains of the decapitated Columbus statue from the eponymous North End park can be reassembled, the mortar used to paste his head and neck back together "would be visible" to people wanting to gaze upon him. Read more.

By vernonfarm - 8/31/20 - 9:47 pm

I've always enjoyed exploring Boston on foot, especially gardens and smaller roads. During the quarantine we've explored more of Roslindale, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Mattapan than before. Everywhere we walk, we find unpaved roads. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/20 - 10:12 pm

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint tonight about an opera singer in the Prado who just doesn't know when to take a curtain call: Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/20 - 11:05 am

Anthony! Anthony! Prince Spaghetti Commercial

WFXT reports that Anthony Martignetti, who became locally famous for that Prince Spaghetti commercial, has died. He was 63.

By adamg - 8/7/20 - 6:21 pm

As FBI agents with shirts identifying them as members of a task force that usually deals with weapons of mass destruction kept entering and leaving 143 Fulton St. in the North End on July 29, officials declined to say what they were looking for, but emphasized the public was not at risk. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/20 - 9:07 am

Boston Police report a woman walking on Prince Street near North Square around 2 a.m. on Sunday was approached by a man who tried to grab her - but she screamed and he ran away.

He's described as Hispanic, 25-35 years old, and about 5'6" with short hair.

By adamg - 8/2/20 - 9:25 pm
Last major part of the old North Washington Street Bridge

Adam Castiglioni has been watching crews disassemble the old Charlestown Bridge, also known as the North Washington Street Bridge, between the North End and Charlestown. Today, he reports: Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/20 - 10:02 am

Boston Police report arresting a New York man on charges he tried to steal a bicycle from a Commercial Street shop yesterday, threw paving stones through its window when he was foiled and then tried to kick and spit at police officers who caught up with him. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 5:24 pm

Update: Suspect arrested.

Urban Cycles reports a guy disgruntled that workers at the Atlantic Avenue shop wouldn't let him just take a bike came back and threw three pavers through its large front windows: Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 9:32 am

Streetsblog Mass chronicles the decades-long transformation of a playground on Foster Street into a parking lot - and notes the city recently agreed to spend $50,000 on the space, not to reinstall swings but to repave it for the cars.

By adamg - 7/29/20 - 3:33 pm
FBI agent on Fulton Streete

FBI agent going into 143 Fulton St. Photos by Lisa Green.

The Globe reports FBI agents who spent the day searching an apartment at 143 Fulton St. were looking for evidence related to the activities of Trevor Lucas, released last summer from a federal sentence for driving to Wisconsin to try to kidnap at gunpoint a teenager with whom he'd had a disagreement in the "World of Warcraft" game in 2009. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/20 - 9:22 pm
Sunset over inner Boston Harbor

Adam Castiglioni caught the sunset from the North End over the inner harbor this evening.

Robert Sweeney had a ringside seat on Beacon Hill: Read more.

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