Event Notices

Thursday Night! Residents’ Association December 12th Meeting Agenda: Rising Tide, Modern Pastry, 7-Eleven & Holiday Refreshments

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, December 12, in the Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street, beginning at 7:00 PM. The agenda is attached and copied below. NEWRA meetings are open to all, and North End / Waterfront residents are especially welcome to join in these discussions.

The North End Waterfront: Climate Change and the Rising Tide

7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

Presentation by Julie Wormser, Executive Director of the Boston Harbor Association

Expected tidal changes have generated concern resulting in the new preliminary flood zone FEMA maps.  What are the causes and how will rising tides affect the North End in the coming years?


President’s Report
– Membership Committee
– Parks and Open Space Committee
– Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee

Zoning and Licensing Applications

8:05 PM – 8:25 PM
263 Hanover Street, Modern Pastry Shop, owners John Picariello and Sara McGee have applied for Zoning Board approval to open a bakery and café with take-out service in the space formerly Piccola Venezia Restaurant.  The owners have also applied for transfer of Piccola Venezia’s Malt and Wine with Cordials License for use in the new bakery/café.  Modern Pastry Shop will operate both in the new location and in the separate existing location.

8:25 PM – 8:40 PM
340 Hanover Street, 7-Eleven is seeking Boston Redevelopment Authority approval of business signs for the new store that will open in the former White Hen Pantry space at the corner of Hanover and North Bennet streets. The store is scheduled to open before the end of the year.  Operating hours will be 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM, 7 days.

‘Tis the Season: Holiday Refreshments

 8:40 PM – 9:00 PM
NEWRA Members welcome the Holiday Season with light refreshments.