NEWRA Meeting Re-Scheduled to Tuesday, January 18th

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association has re-scheduled their monthly meeting to Tuesday, January 18, 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. The meeting was originally scheduled for last Thursday, but was postponed because the Nazzaro Center was closed.

Because of the re-scheduling, there will NOT be a Clean Streets Committee meeting on Tuesday, January 18th. More information can be found at

January Meeting Agenda

Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St.

Reports 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM
President’s Report
Membership Committee
Clean Streets Committee
Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee
Parks and Open Space Committee

Zoning and Licensing Applications

7:20 PM – 7:40 PM
99 Salem Street, Mercato del Mare, Liz Ventura and Keri Cassidy seek Board of Appeal approval to change the use of the building’s basement level from retail food market to retail food market with take-out.

7:40 PM – 8:00 PM
227-237 Hanover Street, Tresca Restaurant, Tresca Restaurant Group, LLC has applied to the Licensing Board for the City of Boston to extend the hours of operation in the existing C.V. All-Alcohol Beverage License from midnight, 7 days, to 1:00 AM, 7 days.  The existing alcohol license is one of 45 new licenses made available to the City of Boston by act of the State Legislature signed by the Governor in December 2006.

8:00-8:20 PM
Miguel Gomez-Ibanez, president of the North Bennet Street School, will provide an update on the School’s proposal to move to the former City of Boston Printing Building at the corner of Richmond and North streets.

8:20-8:50 PM
Update on neighborhood alcohol licenses (number, locations, types of licenses and hours), recent Licensing Board decisions, current and expected alcohol license applications, and state legislative bill regarding the proposed transfer of existing Logan Airport alcohol licenses into Boston neighborhoods. Member discussion will follow.