The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Board of Directors has a scheduled public meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Atlantic Wharf, 290 Congress Street. Of note to the North End / Waterfront area, there are two “Friends” groups presenting to the Conservancy Board, Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) & Friends of the North End Parks (FOTNEP). The FOCCP presentation will be made by President, Joanne Hayes-Rines. The FOTNEP presentation will be made by President, Nathan Swain. In addition, the Board will consider an updated capital improvements protocol, the 2013 Program Schedule, Greenway Brainstorm and general updates. The full agenda is copied below and available on the Conservancy’s website.
Join local neighbors and families at the Christopher Columbus Park playground to kick off Spring at the Family Neighborhood Social on Saturday, May 7th 11am – 1pm. Free pizza, “Touch a Truck” Firetruck – plus meet other families in the neighborhood.
The Boston Local Food Festival on the Greenway was a outdoor event hosted by Sustainable Business Network (SBN). Showcasing farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food products, fisher folks and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness. Demos, a seafood throwdown competition, diverse music and a family fun zone were also a part of the activities. Photos by Phil Orlandella.
In response to a previously reported homeless encampment at the Tot Lot of Christopher Columbus Park, the Friends group and Boston Police have provided the following updates. (See also: Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Letter Details Homeless Playground Incident; Requests Bodily Fluids Protocol). Notice in the second message from Sgt. Lema that several parks are Read More…