Boston Harbor Winter Wildlife Cruise Sets Sail on January 25

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On Saturday, January 25, Boston Harbor Now, in conjunction with the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park and Boston Harbor Cruises, will host the Winter Wildlife Cruise, offering visitors the opportunity to witness how alive the Harbor is during the winter months. What: Grab your camera and join park rangers and local naturalists to...

What’s the 311? Rodent Sighting on Commercial St. & Lewis St., SUV Blocking Hydrant, Broken Sidewalk on Salem St. & Prince St.

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Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Rodent Sighting at Commercial Street & Lewis St This 311 user writes, "Rat tracks in the snow- cars damaged by many rodents...

Open Space Ideas Discussed for Sargent’s Wharf [Video]

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Nick Black, Managing Director of the Boston Waterfront Initiative for theĀ Trustees, led a discussion on a new proposal to create a park or public open space at Sargent's Wharf in the North End at the January North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. https://youtu.be/ZewCNpaFphY As part of the...

South Station Air Rights Project Open House Jan. 22

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The South Station Air Rights Project Team is hosting an open house on Wednesday, January 22 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. for community members to learn more about this construction project, scheduled to begin later this month. The project includes the long-awaited completion of the South Station Transportation Center with updated rail and bus terminals,...

Tuesday’s Brief: UMass Looks to Sell 10 Acres on Waterfront Campus, Chilly Commuting Temperatures

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Today is Tuesday, January 21 and be sure to bundle up on your morning commute as temperatures will only be in the teens! But you can look forward to some warmer temperature ahead; here's what to expect from today's weather forecast from Boston.com. Here's what else you need to know for today...

Wharf District Public Realm Video: A Vision for the Future

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https://youtu.be/zVZINKyyya4 The Wharf District Council (WDC) has released their Public Realm Video, a presentation the Council hopes will inspire conversation and guidance around climate resiliency, connectivity, and accessibility. The WDC has spent several months collecting ideas from stakeholder meetings and public charrettes on what local individuals hope to see...

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Baseball Registration for North End Athletic Association 2020 Season

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It might be hard to imagine in the middle of a cold, New England January, but in the blink of an eye it will be April and the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will be in full baseball mode! The fields at Langone and Puopolo Parks are currently undergoing...

ALCHEMISTA Catering Coming to 101 Atlantic Avenue, Formerly The Living Room

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Alchemista, a high-touch, office catering and hospitality company, has taken steps to establish itself at 101 Atlantic Avenue at the corner of the Mercantile Building formerly occupied by The Living Room that closed almost exactly a year ago. Photo by Adam Castiglioni (@ConciergeBoston) Founded by Christine Marcus, ALCHEMISTA has a...

Monday’s Brief: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, NEAD Benefit Dinner, Prohibition 100 Year Anniversary

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Today is Monday, January 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Today we celebrate the life of the world renowned spokesperson and symbol for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement, read more here. Here's what else you need to know for today... 5:00PM NEAD Benefit Dinner. North End Against...

Manhole Explosions and Power Out in Parts of North End and Downtown During Storm

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The Saturday night snowstorm took out power in parts of Downtown Boston, including the North End, as multiple manhole covers exploded. Eversource was on the scene at Thacher, North, and Union Streets along with Boston Fire Department, according to @LiveBoston617. https://twitter.com/LiveBoston617/status/1218841495521898498 h/t Universal Hub

Neighborhood Council Supports Boston Bottle Change in Alcohol License

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Boston Bottle owner Daniel O'Connor presented his petition to change the off-premise alcohol license for his 372 Commercial St. shop from beer and wine to all alcohol at the January North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. The council voted unanimously to support the change. https://youtu.be/bsjWxC6Qf7s The reason...