Event Notices

Tuesday News & Views: North End Tree Arrival, Bulb Planting, Meetings, Disappearing Downtown

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

Look what has arrived on Cross Street at the Gateway to the North End, thanks to the North End Beautification Committee. Join the lighting at 6pm before the Buon Natale stroll on December 7th. Photo courtesy of @Boston_to_a_T.

Cross Street Christmas Tree Arrival – November 2012 – Photo by @Boston_to_a_T

See more neighborhood photos in the gallery and check out recent photo/video posts.
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What’s Going On in the North End / Waterfront

On Tuesday morning, 9am-12pm, join the Friends of the North End Parks (FOTNEP) and the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy in planting the remaining spring bulbs purchased by FOTNEP, including 800 daffodils and 500 crocus, within Parcels 5 and 6S, located adjacent to the Central Artery ramps at Haymarket Square. Read more.

From 5 pm – 7 pm on Tuesday, The Boston Harbor Association holds its annual meeting downtown (1 Federal St.) with a special discussion on sea level rise, “Boston’s Waterfront After Hurricane Sandy.” See the details.

At 7 pm, NEWRA’s Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee meets at the Mariner’s House, 11 North Square. See the agenda.

Check out the Events Calendar for upcoming meetings and activities in the neighborhood.

Downtown View

Karen Cord Taylor worries about the MEEI parking lot situation.

Notable News Found Elsewhere

The NY Times featured an interactive graphic showing major cities, including Boston, and “What Could Disappear” as a result of sea level rise. At 5 feet, Logan Airport is largely underwater and the harbor begins to shrink the habitable part of the North End and downtown Boston. At 12 feet, the North End is an island with Copp’s Hill and Beacon Hill remaining. Check it out here.




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