Monthly Archives: September 2009

“The Cheeseman” and “The Cheese Shop”

  "Fresh Cheese" from Endicott St. has reopened on Fleet St. as "The Cheese Shop." Carmen DiNunzio, "The Cheeseman", was sentenced for 6 years with 3...

Board of Appeal Approves Barber Shop Expansion and Deck with Conditions

The controversial Barber Shop extension and deck at 113 Salem Street, was “Sustained with Proviso” by the City’s Board of Appeal which roughly translates...

“Street Improvement Team” Hits the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood on October 1st

The City's "Street Improvement Team" is like a swat team that each Saturday attacks a different neighborhood and fixes all the little things, making the place look a bit better. They will bring the labor and materials to the North End/Waterfront on Saturday, October 17th. (Ed: You have to love election years!)

Have a fix-up suggestion for the team? Email nicole.leo@cityofboston.gov to get your request on the list.

Below is the text from the City's press release.

Fortune Teller Receives Permit from Licensing Board after NEWRA Supports and...

Faced with conflicting views from the two neighborhood groups, the Boston Licensing Board granted Sophia Anderson a fortune teller permit to operate at 215...

BRA Scenario Shows Large Developments On North End Side of Greenway

In a public meeting at City Hall, the Boston Redevelopment Authority presented scenarios for substantial North End development along the Greenway, filling in most...

Fun Facts From Greenway Conservancy’s Annual Report – Following the Money

Browsing through the pages of the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy's Annual Report reveals some interesting facts about how the Conservancy is managing the parks....

Voter Education – Mayoral Candidate Q&A

Boston Mayoral and City Council Preliminary Election Tuesday, September 22Nine neighborhood associations across Boston joined together as part of a Boston Civic Coalition for Voter...

Rowdy College Students on North St (Oh, in 1865)

College students causing havoc in the North End? Some things never change as shown by this find by Harvard Law Librarian, Lesley Schoenfeld. Manuscripts...

Greenway Conservancy Improves Development Protocols

From the Greenway Conservancy: Revised drafts of the Design Protocols for Capital Improvements within the Greenway Parks and Open Spaces and the Protocols for Reviewing...

Segway Hearing Requested by Councilor LaMattina

City Councilor Sal LaMattina is calling for a hearing to discuss how the City should accommodate increasing Segway use on city streets and sidewalks....

North End Movie Invasion – “The Town” Street Schedule

Over the next month, there will be a LOT of movie shoots in the North End. There are three productions scheduled to film in...

Clean Streets Committee Talks Trash

When Public Works tried to install more trash barrels around the neighborhood a few weeks ago, they ran into an unexpected problem. Many residents...