Community Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Airbnb Regulations, Seaport Transformation, Open House!

February 1, 2017 – What you should know! Heads up! Valentine’s Day is around the corner: https://www.instagram.com/p/BP6AELAgdwt/?taken-at=254372545 Notable news from alternate sources: AirBNB taxes, regulation in new House bill New regulations on Short-term rentals such as Airbnb are estimated to generate around $50 million in revenue by regulating them similar to hotels, with taxes, registration with Read More…

Real Estate

Still 600 Feet, but More Open Space at Harbor Garage Tops Waterfront Plan Changes

Last minute revisions were released Tuesday to the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan draft by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA, formerly the BRA). The BPDA Board is expected to approve the plan on February 9th so it can go to State review. The 11th hour revisions are substantial, an effort to incorporate public comments and guidance from the State, said Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Successful BINGO! Fundraiser Supports North End Against Drugs

On Sunday, January 29th, North End Against Drugs held their annual BINGO Fundraiser at the Nazzaro Center. Offering a chance at an assortment of gift certificates and packaged prizes for their 20 game BINGO. All attendees brought excitement and spirit to the packed room. Each participant received a FREE chance at a door prize as well Read More…

People

Obituary: Aurora (Gatto) Langone of Boston’s North End

LANGONE, Aurora (Gatto) Of Boston’s North End on January 30, 2017. Daughter of the late Pasquale and Anna (Iavazzo) Gatto. Beloved wife of the late Boston City Councilor Frederick C. Langone. Loving mother of Barbara Sutera and her husband Carl of Meredith, NH formerly of N. Andover and Lorraine Passacantilli and her husband Daniel of Read More…

Health & Environment

Snow Moving in Tuesday Afternoon; 4-6 Inches in Boston

The US National Weather Service in Boston has issued Winter Weather Advisories as snow develops from west to east Tuesday afternoon with a period of heavy snow possible late afternoon and evening which will affect the evening commute. We are expecting a widespread 4 to 6 inches of snow Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday night. The snow is Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Briefing: 1949, Hanover Street Penthouse, 1K Renovation?

What you should know for Tuesday, January 31, 2017! Cross Street and Salem Street – April 25, 1949: Plan your events with the Community Calendar:  Tuesday, January 31 6:00pm Commonwealth Conversation Tour at Suffolk Law’s Sargent Hall. The first Commonwealth Conversation tour will be hosted by Senator Joseph Boncore of Winthrop, and will be located at 120 Tremont Street, Read More…

Commentaries Food & Drink

Downtown View: A Recipe for Cooking

  Take one old hot dog factory. Add two big kitchens, eight convection ovens, 12 food truck spaces, several 15-gallon mixers, a frying pan logo, a 1,800 square-foot refrigerator and 45 start-ups. Stir in $15 million of public money, tax credits and donations. Cook for seven years while raising money, renovating the factory, and getting Read More…

Community Food & Drink Health & Environment

David Gomes Honored at 12th Annual CityFeast in Boston’s North End

CityFeast and Joslin Diabetes Center honored 26-year-old David Gomes on Sunday night for his pursuits to help children living with diabetes. David has been living with type 1 diabetes for 25 years. After graduating from the MCPHS Physician Assistant program in Boston, Joslin inspired him to want to work in the field of pediatric Endocrinology. David shows Read More…

People

Obituary: Maria “Michelina” (Savino) Abbondanza of Boston’s North End

Maria “Michelina” (Savino) Abbondanza of Boston’s North End on January 29, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Antonio Abbondanza. Devoted mother of Angela Nogueira and William Galatis, Rosa Evans and her husband Steven, Joanna Hoey, Lisa Monteiro and the late Joseph Abbondanza and his surviving wife Annette. Loving grandmother of Frankie, Roseann, Anthony, Michela, Sean, Read More…

Health & Environment

“Go Red for Women” Day Raises Awareness for Heart Disease in Women

Friday February 3, 2017 is national “Go Red for Women” day. People are asked to wear red to raise awareness about the rate of heart disease in women. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States. In fact, more women than men die each year from heart attacks. 1 Read More…

Event Notices Sports

North End Curling Club Starting at Steriti Rink; New Members Welcome

The North End Curling Club is a new curling club organizing at Steriti Memorial Rink for the 2017-2018 winter season. The club is in early stages but is already seeing a lot of interest. The sessions will be two to two and a half hours long and will include all equipment necessary to get started. Learn-to-Curl Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Monday’s Guide: Bird Watch, Olympic Medalist, Housing Panel, Best Restaurants?

View this post on Instagram Keeping watch over the North End 🦅 A post shared by Kristina Shigaeva (@krisshigs) on Jan 27, 2017 at 11:27am PST Things to know for Monday Plan your events with the Community Calendar:  Monday, January 30 6:00pm City Councilors Panel on Housing at BSA Space, 290 Congress St., Suite 200. BSA Space is hosting Read More…