Business

Top Tweets: Uber/Lyft Regulations, #Frittata, City Winery, Oven Warm!

Covering anything and everything to do with the North End / Waterfront neighborhood, the top tweets cover a wide range of topics! Top 10 North End / Waterfront Tweets From This Week: Wondering how Massachusetts will regulate @Uber & @lyft? These two probably have a pretty good idea. pic.twitter.com/M7N0FxlnIM — Andy Metzger (@MetzgerBot) February 24, 2016 Read More…

Transportation

ZipCar Updates Neighborhood Council on Street Car Share Program

At this week’s meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), General Manager of ZipCar Boston, Jeremy Pomp, discussed the company’s involvement in the City of Boston’s 3-month old pilot “Drive Boston” car share program recently implemented in the North End. ZipCar is using two on-street spots on Cross Street, former residential parking Read More…

Community

North End Brownies & Daisies Girl Scout Troops Celebrate World Thinking Day

by Rose-Marie Gomez, NE Girl Scout Brownie Troop Leader On February 22 of each year, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from 146 countries celebrate World Thinking Day (WTD). The North End Brownies and Daisies Girl Scout Troops came together to celebrate this global sisterhood on Wednesday, February 24, at the NE Public Library. The World Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Notable News: Boston’s Oldest Homes, Frozen Pipes, Rising Tide Prep., Ward 8 Graffiti!

The action and activity never stops in the North End / Waterfront neighborhood, so why would published articles be any different? The Boston Area’s Oldest Surviving Houses, Mapped Profiling some of the oldest houses throughout the Boston area, the Paul Revere House in Boston’s North End is among the “oldest abodes.” Between the North End, Read More…

Community Government

Neighborhood Council Announces 2016 Election Schedule; No Write-Ins

After being postponed by snow earlier in the month, the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) held its monthly meeting on Monday, February 23rd at the Pilot House. In addition to its regular committee reports, President Philip Frattaroli announced the schedule and process for this year’s NEWNC election. The 2016 NEWNC election will be held Read More…

Commentaries

Commentary on Garden Garage Project: Sweetening the Pot or …?

by Bernard Berlin How much does two million dollars matter? This month, in spite of overwhelming community objections, the BRA board unanimously approved the Garden Garage Project. The board’s actions are disappointing at best and very troublesome in light of the events leading up to their vote. Last month, the board tabled action on the Read More…

Commentaries Real Estate

Downtown View: When Should a Building be Landmarked?

Mayor Walsh wants to illuminate Boston City Hall, which opened in 1969. William Rawn’s redesign of architect Philip Johnson’s 1971 addition to the Boston Public Library is coming to fruition. These two events bring home the complications of deciding what architecture to preserve in a history-obsessed city. These buildings have commonalities. They are public, built Read More…

Event Notices Government

Candidates’ Forum for State Senate Seat on March 3rd

A Candidates’ Forum with State Senate candidates will be held on Thursday, March 3rd, 6:00 p.m. at The Pilot House, 2 Atlantic Avenue in the North End / Waterfront. Joseph Boncore, Lydia Edwards, Diana Hwang, Jay Livingstone, and Dan Rizzo will meet North End neighbors and Save Our North End Waterfront organizers for a discussion of Read More…

Business Community

Wireless LTE Antennas Proposed for North End Street Lights [Video]

Extenet presented to North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) regarding their plans to install a Wireless Distributed Antenna System Network in Boston’s North End and throughout downtown using city-owned street light poles and traffic signal posts. Verizon and other wireless carriers would buy service from Extenet to enhance their LTE wireless coverage within Boston’s neighborhoods for Read More…

Event Notices

Events: Several Abutters Meetings, RUFF Fundraiser, Eliot Construction Update, and More!

Monday through Sunday – the schedule this week is packed with events everyday, take a look! Monday, February 22 6:00pm St. John School Fundraiser Dinner at Mamma Maria’s [Union Square] St. John School is holding a fundraiser, to purchase tickets or give online. Tickets are $200. See the flyer for more information. 7:00pm NEWNC Meeting at Pilot House, Read More…