Monthly Archives: June 2011

North End Send Off for Ricky Scimeca

Ricky Scimeca was given a North End send-off on Sunday, June 12, 2011. Home for just a week from the Rhode Island 182nd National...

Rain Doesn’t Stop the Annual Tot-Lot Cleanup at Christopher Columbus Park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) joined with neighbors and friends to cleanup the tot-lot playground area at the park on Saturday June...

Video: Bike Lane Ticketing in NYC

As dedicated bike lanes are coming soon to the North End / Waterfront, Therese brings to our attention a little movie about a New...

More Last Words on Sarah Palin’s Paul Revere

In the North End story that went national and lingers on (and on), there are two new pieces out. The first is from Old...

12th Annual Doug Flutie, Jr. Celebrity Golf Classic, Pre-Party at Hard...

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.

NEWRA Supports Fairmont Battery Wharf’s License Request for Later Closing on...

Fairmont Battery Wharf, 377-395 Commercial St., presented to the North End / Waterfront Residents Association (NEWRA) its application to extend the closing hour on...

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...

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....

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...

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

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...

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....

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

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...