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Thursday News & Views: NEWRA Elections, Bocce, Art and Coffee Cup Photo


What’s Going On Today:

NEWRA, the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association, holds its annual meeting and officer elections on Thursday night, 10/11, 7pm, at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. A presentation will also be given regarding the Tony DeMarco statue at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets.

NorthEndWaterfront Health holds a bocce tournament at Langone Park at 6pm.

Stop in at Che Bella Vita to see Romula’s art at an exhibition.

Psst … we hear a rumor that  U.S. Senator Scott Brown will be on Hanover Street around 6pm.

The Events Calendar has all the details.

What’s new on the blog:

A new video from this week’s Neighborhood Council meeting: Four Zoning & Licensing Requests Gain Favorable Votes at NEWNC.

The Boston Harbor Association is taking part in a 36-hour fundraising challenge sponsored by the Boston Foundation. It’s open until 8pm on Thursday. See the details.

What people are talking about:

There is plenty of activity and goings on with the newest North End parks. This week, the Neighborhood Council Talks All Things Greenway

Business and Community, Coming Together:

Savas Studios Celebrates its 2 Year Anniversary while helping the Nazzaro Center

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

The Globe covers the upcoming Long Wharf case (BRA/DEP vs. North End Ten), scheduled for November 5th arguments.

The Herald’s editorial board considers the implications of the lobbying expenditures by the Greenway Conservancy.

Just For Fun:

Scott Baio’s Daughter Shows Off Sweet Pea Kidz Too! Headband on VH1 TV.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

One of the suggestions coming out of “trash” discussions at community meetings is to ask cafes and restaurants to put “Keep the Neighborhood Clean” language on their cups and take-out packaging. One Hanover Street shop carrying through is My Cousin’s Place, as shown below.

My Cousins Place Trash Sticker – “Keep Your Neighborhood Clean, Don’t Leave a Trace” (Photo by Matt Conti)

Click photo image above to enlarge. Did you take a great photo? Send it in.

Your comments are welcome below. Then, go and enjoy the day!