Dog Licensing and Rabies clinic offered by Boston’s Animal Control department. When: March 22 from 4-7pm Where: Nazarro Community Center 30 North Bennet Street Prices: $6 spay/neutered $17 intact female/male $50 Pitbull/Pitbull mix Some reminders: – If you dog has been vaccinated, please bring your rabies vaccine certificate. – Pitbull/Pitbull mix and aggressive dogs must [...]
Archive | February, 2011
Domenico Federico; age 84, of Boston’s North End, passed away on February 26, 2011. He is survived by his wife Sestilia (Incretolli) Federico (happily married for 61 years) , and son Francesco (Frank) Federico and his wife Mary of Reading, MA, Maria Pia Bonanno and her husband Joseph of Everett. He is also survived by [...]
I’m Marco Curti, I’m 30 years old and I work as a researcher and documentarist for different TV production companies based in Rome. Last year I have worked as a footage and stories researcher for these projects: http://www.historychannel.it/wwiilaguerradegliitaliani/programma/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EenxCjI4pw (see clip below) And now I’m in NYC and I’m making a documentary about Italian-Americans who [...]
What the snow left … Commercial St. gutter on Feb. 26thThe City of Boston Public Works will resume its pilot program in the North End of expanded street sweeping on March 1, 2011. More information can be found at: http://www.cityofboston.gov/publicworks/sweeping Public Works has installed electronic signs to warn parkers
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Concordia Consort will present a recorder and vocal concert of early music on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 5 in the afternoon at historic Old North Church, 193 Salem Street, in Boston’s North End. Guest soprano Eileen Cecelia Callahan is featured in this concert of meditative music based on psalm settings & chorale melodies by [...]
Hanover St. resident, Michael Dean, has an extensive portfolio of North End art with scenes from throughout the neighborhood. Here is how he describes the it: I’ve lived in the North End for ten years so far and I love the feeling of the many lives that have passed through the tiny streets and back [...]
“Smile 2 U got a helping hand this morning,” says Ann M. who captured this photo of a barge lifting the damaged boat out of the water near Commercial Wharf. The damaged boat sunk a few weeks ago.
Boston Fire Department tweeted about their response to a fire this morning at Casa Maria on Endicott Street. Tweets in reverse time order:
This week’s incidents from the Boston Police Journal Log:
Victim reports on Hanover St. that his parked 2011 Honda Pilot had the driver’s side fog light broken.
Vandalism / Graffiti
Sheafe St. resident reports while he was out an unknown person drew graffiti on the outer doors of his building.
Existing Rooftop Conditions Planned insulation boards surrounding new units. CVS, the pharmacy and convenience store at 215-221 Hanover St., is requesting zoning relief to install insulated refrigeration (condenser) units on a rooftop as part of the store’s internal renovation. The plans were presented at this week’s Zoning, Licensing & Construction meeting of North End / [...]
(Photo: John Hauck (right), owner of The Living Room and Michael Overson, attorney) John Hauck, owner of The Living Room at 101-107 Atlantic Ave., encountered resident opposition last night in response to his proposals for a 2:00 a.m. closing and DJ on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The presentation was made at the monthly Zoning, Licensing [...]
Kitchen Nightmares will feature the North End’s Davide Restaurant (326 Commercial St.) this Friday, February 25, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. on Fox-TV. Set your Tivo. “Chef Ramsay visits Davide, a restaurant in Boston, MA. Find out if he will be able to turn the restaurant around or if it will be forced to close its [...]
Public Notice from the Paul Revere House Memorial Association: In preparation for the second phase of construction on Lathrop Place and as required by the $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, public comment is invited as per the following notice: PUBLIC NOTICE Regarding the Initiation of Section 106 Review of 5/6 Lathrope [...]
PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing in Boston City Hall, Room 801 on March 2, 2011 to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests [...]
Boston Fire Department responded to a fire in the basement of Goody Glovers Restaurant, 48-50 Salem Street, at 4:10 a.m. on Tuesday morning. The sprinkler was activated, but there were no injuries. The fire was extinguished and the building was ventilated for smoke. Food and electrical inspectors were requested to investigate the cause.
Nebo is being featured on Wed., March 2nd for the episode of Throwdown! with Bobby Flay where he challenges the Pallotta sisters to a lasagna cook off. The episode airs on the Food Network, March 2nd at 8:30 p.m.
D’IORIO Michelena “Mickey”, 86, of Haverhill, a former longtime resident of Boston’s North End, died February 17, 2011, at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. She was the daughter of the late Rosa (Solimine) Lo Russo and the late Saverio Lo Russo. She was the beloved wife of the late Gennaro J. D’Iorio, and mother [...]
(Click the play button on the video above to start.) Nearly 200 North End / Waterfront neighbors came out on a February evening to support the Friends of the North End Branch Library at their annual gala fundraiser held at the Fairmont Battery Wharf. President of the Friends group, Robin Ardito, thanked the attendees for [...]
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As an update to “Beware the Parking Trap at Commercial Wharf West,” and the subsequent Globe Watch investigation, the Boston Transportation Department has installed two new “Private Way” signs on either end of the block. To date, there has been no action by the lot owner or towing company to improve signage within the parking [...]
Press Release from the Office of State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, January 2011. Contact Blake Webber, 617-722-2488. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz Files Legislation Reforming Greenway Calls for more transparency, greater role for Leadership Council State Representative Aaron Michlewitz filed legislation this month that would change the way the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy operates and how they [...]
(Ed: Make sure you see the last one.)
The Second Annual NEMPAC North End Film and Music Festival featured local filmmakers, musicians and plenty of friends and neighbors who enjoyed Valentine’s Day at the Hard Rock Cafe for the event. A portion of the proceeds will go toward visual arts education.
From the NEMPAC website:
“Congratulations to Sal D’Girolamo and all the crew of “Strangers” and thank you to all who participated and we hope to see you again next year!”
PLTV taped this interview with the founder of the NEMPAC festival, Jon Sproul:
Most of the films are available for viewing online, with those available for embedding shown below along with some other PLTV interviews.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) presented conceptual diagrams, shown above, with potential layouts for the Haymarket vendors as part of the anticipated development on Parcel 9. The triangular Greenway plot, known as Parcel 9, is currently empty other than four dumpsters for the pushcart vendors that set up on Blackstone, Hanover and North Streets. [...]
Larceny from MV
Victim reports on Commercial St. that an unknown person broke the front passenger window of her 2011 Ford Fusion and stole a GPS system.
Drugs- Poss. Cl B
Police Officers responded to a Hanover St. pharmacy for a male shoplifter. On arrival, suspect was also found to be in possession of Class B drugs and placed under arrest.
enchanteboston strikes again, this time with a raving review of Salon 26 on Parmenter St. and her hairdresser, Amanda. “I emerged out of Salon 26 with what Amanda and I refer to as “Victoria Secret Hair.” They say that couples who have been together for a while start to look alike. Quite fitting for this blog [...]
The agenda for the next meeting of NEWRA’s Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee, this Tuesday, February 22, is shown below. Please note the change of location to the Nazzaro Center due to ongoing construction in the Pilot House. ZLC Committee meetings are for informational purposes only (no votes) and open to the public. Zoning, Licensing [...]
There was a lot of ink spilled this week on the news that the YMCA has officially withdrawn from its plans to build on Parcel 6 of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. Of course, this is hardly a surprise since the YMCA (1) had not raised any significant money for the project, (2) previously identified [...]
Profile of the new Licensing Board Chairwoman Nicole Murati Ferrer from the Boston Bar Association (click image to enlarge).After a long wait from when Daniel Pokaski retired last summer as chair of the Boston Licensing Board, the Globe reports that Governor Patrick has not only appointed a replacement, but has literally changed the face of [...]
News from the Office of State Representative Aaron Michlewitz: State Representative Aaron Michlewitz was elected Chairman of the Boston Delegation by his fellow Boston Legislators for the 2011-2012 Legislative Session. The Boston Delegation is made up of every legislator in both the House and Senate who represents the City. “I am truly honored to have [...]
A Mexican, Salvadoran restaurant, El Triunfo, has applied for a C.V. license to open in the North End at the former location of Grezzo at 69 Prince Street. The application does not currently include alcohol, just food, which is similar to its existing location on E. Berkeley St. in the South End. The license application [...]
Intercontinental Hotel at 510 Atlantic Ave.The Boston Business Journal reports on a recent Fitch Ratings analysis that the Intercontinental Hotel at 510 Atlantic Avenue will default on a loan. The InterContinental Boston, burdened by a near $200 million debt load, is performing “significantly below expectations” and is expected to default on a sizable mezzanine loan [...]