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NEWRA Meeting at ABCD Center on August 8, 2013 Includes 55-57 N. Washington St., Waterfront Cafe and North Square Improvements

Date: Thursday, August 8, 2013
Time: 7:00 p.m.
PlaceABCD Center, 1 Michelangelo St (corner of Michelangelo and Charter)
The location change is only for the August meeting.  We’ll be back in the Nazzaro next month.

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7:00 PM – 7:20 PM President’s Report
Membership Committee
Parks and Open Space Committee
Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee

Zoning and Licensing Applications

7:20 PM – 7:40 PM

55-57 N. Washington Street, Michelle Holdings, LLC has filed a zoning appeal to change the legal occupancy from restaurant, office and 16 residential units to 20 residential units, converting the remaining portion of the commercial space formerly Tecce’s Restaurant to residential use.

7:40 PM – 8:00 PM

450 Commercial Street, ZagCafe, Inc. d/b/a Waterfront Cafe has filed two applications to amend its existing Malt and Wine with Cordials License as follows:
1) Removal of the license restriction that requires food to be served with any alcohol.
2) Increase of the licensed seating capacity to reflect the actual number of seats in the restaurant, which is 99.
The owner proposes no other change to the configuration or operation of the establishment. The licensed closing hour of 1:00 AM, 7 days, will not change.

A Vision and Design for an Improved North Square

8:00 PM – 8:50 PM
Sandro Carella and Elizabeth Ghiseline, North End residents, architects and founders of Crosstown Foundation for the Arts, Inc. at 1 North Square, will present their vision and design for improvements to North Square and Rachel Revere Park that are intended to improve the functionality, accessibility and safe enjoyment of the historic square. Their plans have been presented to the City of Boston Public Improvements Committee and city engineers for consideration. The recently approved City of Boston FY14 Budget includes funds for improvements to North Square.

More information on NEWRA can be found at www.NEWRA.org