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Sunday, February 26, 2017

State Rep. Michlewitz Proposes New Regulations on Short-Term Rentals (AirBnb)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFSV7c0o1BA&feature=youtu.be A new legislative proposal by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz would enforce a three-tier regulation on properties being rented on a short-term basis through online portals such...

Cross Street Development Going to Boston Landmarks Commission

Charter Realty was at the Nazzaro Center to inform residents about the proposed demolition to take place at 198 Hanover Street, 60 Cross Street, and 53 Salem...

January 2017 – North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales

These are the residential real estate sales that closed in the North End / Waterfront area during January 2017. $0 - $699,999 16 Stillman #4:...

More Open Space at Harbor Garage Tops Waterfront Plan Changes

Last minute revisions were released Tuesday to the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan draft by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA, formerly the BRA). The BPDA...

Demolition Delay Meeting Set for Cross Street Buildings on February 7th

COMMUNITY MEETING Article 85 Demolition Delay 198 Hanover St. / 60 Cross St. / 53 Salem St. Tuesday, February 7, 2017 7:00 p.m. Nazzaro Community Center 30 N. Bennet Street This...

Bulfinch Crossing Development Breaks Ground at Government Center Garage Site

After 50 years of existence, the Government Center Garage has started to come down to be replaced by a six building, $1.5 billion, 2.9 million...

NEWRA to Send Letter of Opposition for 88NOWA Hotel Proposal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1wwBEJs6yg&t=143s The hotel proposal at 88 North Washington Street, also known as "88NOWA" was discussed with disdain at the recent North End / Waterfront Residents' Association...

NEWRA: Winthrop Square Proposal Violates Shadow Law [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ73oNFB5oI The North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) is joining the effort to block the Winthrop Square tower proposal that would cast a significant shadow onto...

Residents Association Joins Opposition of the BPDA Municipal Harbor Plan [Video]

An overwhelming number of residents opposed the Municipal Harbor Plan, proposed by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA, formerly the BRA), at the January 2017 meeting...

Downtown View: Shadows vs. Money

Aren’t we Bostonians better than Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump? Millennium Partners beat out several other developers in a plan to demolish the city’s decrepit...

Zoning Relief for 3-5 Quincy Court Addition Opposed by Residents Association

A proposal to renovate and add additional living space to 3-5 Quincy Court has been one of the most contentious requests for zoning relief in...

Video: Councilor LaMattina Discusses Regulation of AirBnb and Short-Term Rentals

https://youtu.be/P9nLoK57juk At this week's meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), City Councilor Sal LaMattina spoke about Boston's upcoming proposal to regulate AirBnb, VRBO...