Business Food & Drink

Ristorante Damiano Re-Opens as Carmelina’s North End on Hanover Street

The latest news on Hanover Street is this week’s opening of Carmelina’s North End restaurant at 307 Hanover Street. It’s actually a re-opening of Ristorante Damiano by owner and chef Damien DiPaola. In a Facebook posting, he says, It was alot of fun doing “Piattini” for three years at Damiano, and we did it with Read More…

Real Estate

Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Streamlines Zoning & Licensing Review Process

Members of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association, NEWRA, voted unanimously, 28-0, to revise their procedure for reviewing zoning and licensing applications. The discussion of the new policy took place at this month’s membership meeting, held on January 12, 2012 at the Nazzaro Community Center. As a result of the change in policy, NEWRA’s Read More…

Business Community Real Estate

Residents’ Association Supports Tattooing at Boston Barber Shop on Salem Street

The Residents’ Association, NEWRA, voted 21-8 in support of zoning relief at 113-113A Salem Street, Boston Barber Company, Robert DelloRusso, for conditional use to add a tattoo artist and tanning booths to the existing barber shop/salon. NEWRA’s support of tattooing and tanning at the barber shop adds to that of the Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, where Read More…

Community Real Estate Schools

Has the Finance Commission Reconsidered Its Position on Eliot School Move to North Street?

Despite a 2010 letter imploring the City of Boston to sell the vacant buildings on North Street to the highest bidder, the Boston Business Journal is reporting that the Boston Finance Commission has reconsidered its position. The report comes from an interview by the BBJ’s Thomas Grillo with FinCom’s Executive Director, Matt Cahill. “The city Read More…

Real Estate

Zoning Board of Appeal Notice: 100 Fulton Street

City of Boston Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing Notice: Hearing: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 (Update: Deferred to March) Thomas Hawke 100 Fulton St., Ward 3 Change the legal occupancy from sixty-six residential units, one commercial space and fifty-seven parking spaces to sixty-seven residential units and fifty seven parking spaces.


Obituary: Christine “Sandi” (Calia) Venuti of the North End

VENUTI-Christine “Sandi” (Calia), 68, of Boston’s North End on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. Loving wife of Robert Venuti and cherished daughter of the late Joseph & Lillian (Calabresi) Calia, she leaves her beloved daughters, Robyn Venuti & Leah Penney, grandsons Nicholas Venuti & Robbie Penney, great-grandchidren Joey and Lili Venuti, sister Natalie Calia, and aunt Read More…

Business Community Real Estate

Neighborhood Census View of the North End / Waterfront

The My Neighborhood Census Viewer was recently released by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, allowing the public to research data to the 2010 census block area. Using the viewer to create a rough area of the North End / Waterfront reveals the following: There are 11,753 residents in the North End / Waterfront. See the map Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Government Sports

Mayor Menino Wagers Desecration of Paul Revere Statue on Patriots Game

With the risk of endless photos and an entire day wearing a Tim Tebow jersey, how will Paul Revere ever live it down? Boston City Hall put out a release detailing the terms of a “friendly wager” between Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on this Saturday’s playoff football game between Read More…

Community Event Notices Sports

NEAD Indoor Winter Bocce Tourney

As part of the North End Against Drugs “SKATE DATE” Event on Sunday January 29th at the Steriti Skating Rink on Commercial Street, NEAD will host an indoor Bocce Tournament. Cost per player is $10 and each participant will receive an NEAD T-Shirt. Space is limited so be there early to sign up. Proceeds of Read More…