Community Food & Drink

12th Annual Doug Flutie, Jr. Celebrity Golf Classic, Pre-Party at Hard Rock Cafe June 20 , 2011

12th Annual Doug Flutie, Jr. Celebrity Golf Classic

Presented by Sun Life Financial

June 20 and 21

Golf Tournament, Party to Benefit Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism

Join Doug Flutie and celebrity guests at the 12th Annual Doug Flutie, Jr. Celebrity Golf Classic, June 21 at Pinehills Golf Club in Plymouth.  Presented by Sun Life Financial, the Celebrity Golf Classic begins June 20 with a pre-tournament party at the Hard Rock Café in Boston. Proceeds from the Golf Classic and pre-tournament event will benefit the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism.

The Golf Classic fun begins on Monday, June 20, with a pre-tournament party at the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston, presented by Sports Illustrated. The evening will include raffles and a silent auction, as well as classic rock favorites performed by the Flutie Brother’s Band.  Tickets for the pre-tournament party are $75 each and include appetizers, meal stations and select beverages.

Food & Drink

NEWRA Supports Fairmont Battery Wharf’s License Request for Later Closing on Aragosta Restaurant’s Patio

Fairmont Battery Wharf, 377-395 Commercial St., presented to the North End / Waterfront Residents Association (NEWRA) its application to extend the closing hour on its 86-seat outdoor terrace (food and all-alcohol) from 10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., 7 days a week. The NEWRA meeting was held on June 9, 2011 at the Nazzaro Center. Presenting Read More…


Sumner Tunnel Closures Starting June 17, 2011

Massachusetts Department of TransportationTraffic Advisory Beginning Friday, June 17, 2011, MassDOT will be implementing intermittent tunnel closures for a period of one week in the Sumner Tunnel, which connects East Boston with downtown. The restrictions are required for pavement milling operations. The Sumner Tunnel will be closed to all through traffic during the following dates Read More…

Real Estate

162 Endicott St. Receives NEWRA Support of Zoning Relief Application

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) heard a zoning relief application by Glen Taylor for 162 Endicott Street on June 9, 2011. The request asks to legalize an existing basement and first floor duplex condominium unit built in the 1980’s without a building permit. The current owner purchased the building four years ago, Read More…

Real Estate

NEWRA Opposes Zoning Relief Request at 44 North Bennet Street

Peter McGinnis, presented an application for zoning relief at 44 N. Bennet St. to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) on June 10, 2011. Property manager Giancarlo Tiberi was also present. The proposal calls for an expansion of the headhouse into a residential unit with a roof deck on the 4-story building, causing Read More…


“Gassy” DeFilippo Park Update – City to Start Wall Reconstruction and Investigating Drainage

An update from Boston Parks Department, via the NEWRA Parks Committee, said the City is expecting to start re-construction within a month of the brick wall between the “Gassy,” DeFilippo Park, and Snow Hill Street. The contract is in City Hall after a bidding process was completed. The Parks Department also did an “extensive cleaning” Read More…


Hordon Health Moves Into Former Nonna’s Store on North Street

Hordon Health, owned by Marc Hordon, has moved into a larger space at 294 North Street in the location formerly occupied by Nonna’s Market. Hordon Health comes to North Street from 44 North Bennet Street and specializes in personal training and lifestyle management. More information on their blog. No word on the transfer of Nonna’s Read More…

Sports Transportation

Second Bike Lane Meeting Reviews Hybrid Concept with Boston’s First “Cycle Track”

Did you miss the second community meeting on the North End Bike Lane? Watch the video above! On June 6, 2011, the City’s Boston Bikes program held a second public meeting on a proposed bike lane along Atlantic Avenue and Commercial Street in the North End. Unfortunately, the meeting was not well attended by residents Read More…