Friday’s News & Views: Prepping for Move-in Weekend, Alcohol Licensing, Zoning, Police Blotter and NEMPAC’s 12th Night


What’s Going On Today:

Things have quieted down substantially on the community front as Labor Day weekend approaches, but a new host of students is set to move-in this weekend. See the letter sent to landlords from the Problem Properties Task Force. We also show how to check occupancy street permits on your block.

View more community happenings on the Events Calendar.

What’s new and exciting on the blog:

N. Margin St. assault and a disorderly person at the feast on this week’s police blotter.

We provide a report from this week’s ZLC Committee meeting on several proposed zoning and licensing applications, including “Bread & Butter” in the location of the former Caffe Graffiti, a new beer/wine application for Pauli’s on Salem St., adding beer to the Wine Bottega store on Hanover St. and two basement additions in the neighborhood.

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

Former Speaker of the Mass. House and North End resident, Sal DiMasi, was stripped of his pension by the State Retirement Board. Read more at the Herald.

“Chowder,” a Boston Magazine blog provides an update on the Italian-leaning “Thinking Cup,” a new coffee shop expected to open on Hanover Street in October 2012. Read more.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

It was Shakespeare on the Prado, with “Twelfth Night,” presented by NEMPAC. We took a few snapshots below.

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Did we miss something or do you have something to add? Your comments are welcome below.