What’s Happening In The North End / Waterfront:
RUFF, the North End dog owners group (RUFF = Responsible Urbanites for Fido) has their monthly meeting on Tuesday, 1/15/13, 7:00 pm at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. RUFF welcomes all dog owners to attend. (More details at their Facebook site.)
View the details on upcoming events and meetings in the Events Calendar.
What happened last night at NEWNC:
Full video reports will be forthcoming in separate posts, but here are the flash highlights:
- Boston Police Captain Thomas Lee and Sgt. Thomas Lema appeared at the request of the Neighborhood Council to address noise and quality of life complaints. A 50 minute discussion was held at the meeting on the causes, effects and possible remedies.
- 115A Salem St., Salem Group, LLC (Nestor Patino) – Failed to appear at the NEWNC Meeting.
- 5 North Square, “Gennaro’s 5 North Square” (Gerald Riccio) received NEWNC’s support in a vote of 8-1 for a new all-alcohol license to upgrade from its existing malt and wine with liqueurs license.
- 227-237 Hanover Street, “Cobblestone Cafe” (Carla Gomes) received a supportive vote of 9-0 for a new takeout and C.V. license at the location formerly occupied by “Hot Tomatoes.”
What’s new on the blog:
- 94th Anniversay of Great Molasses Flood in North End – January 15th
- Downtown View: 40 Years of No Schools
- Neighborhood Council Reports from City Hall and Parking, Greenway and Public Safety Committees [Video]
- Public Art Mural Proposed for “The Flights” in “The Gassy”
- Neighborhood Photo: 1979 Lincoln Wharf and Union Wharf
- Open House at St. John School on January 29, 2013
What people are talking about:
The most popular and commented posts lately on NEWF:
- Puzzling the puzzler … here.
- ONC gala supporter … here.
- Unanswered questions on Greenway carousel … here.
- Cheap townhouses, in 1979 … here.
- A new owl sighting photo … here.
Your comments are highly encouraged!
Notable News Found Elsewhere:
The West End Museum opens its Connections North exhibit on Tuesday. Focusing on bridges, Connections North tells a story that spans 300 years from when Harvard’s College’s main source of income was the Charlestown ferry through today and the $253 million Longfellow Bridge reconstruction project. Find out how bridges changed the city. See their website for details, directions and hours.
Remembering the Great Molasses Flood:
With today’s 94th anniversary, take a look at our special page on the Great Molasses Flood in the North End. This photo gallery, among several others, is always available under the “Photos & Videos” menu item at the top of the website.
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