Monthly Archives: October 2009

Do You Miss “The Town?” Re-living North End Movie Making

It has been a week or so since "The Town" concluded its filming in the North End after almost a month of on and...

North Street Tot Lot to Remain Closed through Fall 2010

The tot lot next to the vent building on North Street will remain closed while the Turnpike Authority does repairs to the building through...

Forbes Ranks Greater Boston As Fourth-Safest City

Forbes ranks the Greater Boston area as the fourth-safest place among the largest 40 U.S. cities. The ranking defines Greater Boston as Boston, Cambridge...

North End/Waterfront Weekly Police Log

Larceny 10/24/09          2:30pm-5:30pm Victim reports her bag was stolen from underneath a display table at a Atlantic Ave  park event. Bag contained personal papers, items, credit...

Seaport District: Here Comes Nick

The Boston Herald talks to the North End Restaurateur Nick Varano about his planned opening of another Strega restaurant on Fan Pier. The new...

ACLU Supports North End’s Hollander in Precedent Setting Case

The American Civil Liberties Union issued the following press release today in support of Fredda Hollander and her appeal that will be heard by...

Waterfront’s “Living Room” Sues the New W Hotels’ “Living Room”

In a trademark dispute, The Living Room at 101 Atlantic Avenue is suing the parent company of the W Hotels, as highlighted by Universal...

FAA Crashes Chiofaro’s Towers

The revised Chiofaro plan for the Harbor Garage Redevelopment took another hit as the Federal Aviation Administration said it cannot accept any plan over...

North End/Waterfront Residents Come To “Meet the City Council Candidates”

North End/Waterfront residents took their turn last night on the Boston political scene in a special gathering to "Meet the City Council Candidates." Both...

Hull Street Renovation Needs Zoning Relief

Peter McGinnis is seeking a variance to change the legal zoning from 5 to 8 units at 16 Hull Street. The plans were presented...

HazMat Incident at Commercial Wharf West

Boston Fire responded to a gas alarm earlier today at Commercial Wharf West, the building with the Golden Goose. The block was evacuated for...

Boston Still at Minimal “Level 1” Flu Alert

The City of Boston continues to operate at Level 1 status with small numbers of cases of H1N1 or influenza like illness in the...