Daily Briefs

Monday’s Briefing: Luxury Cinemas, Lovejoy Condo Parking, NEWNC Meeting

Things to know for Monday!

Prince Street Sunday:


Notable news found elsewhere:

Boston’s new cinemas will be plush and upscale

ArcLight, the movie theater that will be part of the overall North Station development that includes housing, restaurants, and retail, will feature premium seating, a cocktail bar, and several other perks. The Boston Globe has more on the four premium theaters currently under constriction in Boston.

It’s a Boston experiment: a condo building with no parking

With 157 units and 0 parking spaces, folks are eager to see the sales of condo units in the new building opening at Lovejoy Wharf near North Station this summer. The Boston Globe has more on the development with units that range from $750,000 to more than $3 million, with no parking.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Monday, March 13

7:00pm NEWNC Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. The meeting will cover nomination papers, the 5-Story building proposal on Endicott, and Boston Shines 2017, view the agenda.

Tuesday, March 14

TWO SESSIONS. North Station Mobility Action Plan. The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and the Boston Transportation Department (BTD), in conjunction with other city departments will host a public design charrette on March 14, 2017 to receive focused public feedback on the proposed Bulfinch Triangle Transportation Improvements, which is an immediate action item recommended in the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP).

Public Design Charrette – Session 1
Time: 03/14/2017 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Causeway Restaurant & Bar, 65 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 02114

Public Design Charrette – Session 2
Time: 03/14/2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Amy Lowell House, Community Room, 65 Martha Road, Boston, MA 02114

6:00pm Boston Landmarks Commission Hearing on Cross Street Development at City Hall, Room 900. Charter Realty proposed demolition to take place at 198 Hanover Street, 60 Cross Street, and 53 Salem Street in Boston’s North End. These three buildings, owned by Charter Realty, will be demolished for a 5,500 square feet development that would span from Hanover Street to Salem Street.

6:00pm Lecture: The Children We Mean to Raise at Eliot Upper School, 585 Commercial St. Trisha Ross Anderson is the Senior Program Manager for Making Caring Common (MCC), a project of the Harvard Graduate School of Education that seeks to promote in children kindness, empathy, and a commitment to the greater good.

7:00pm RUFF Meeting at Nazzaro Center. March 14th – 7pm – RUFF Meeting, Nazzaro Center – Park construction planning is our main focus leading into Spring. Please stop by if you have questions or concerns. The Board is always available for questions and/or concerns during this time.

Wednesday, March 15

10:30am Sing-along with Matt Heaton at West End Library. Matt Heaton performs goofy and gleeful “Toddlerbilly” music! No registration required. Groups and individuals welcome. Located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston.

6:30pm Article 80 Information Session at Harvard Kent School, Charlestown. Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) staff will be providing an overview of the Article 80 development review process. After a presentation by BPDA staff, a question and answer session will follow. The public is encouraged to attend. Harvard-Kent Elementary School, 50 Bunker Hill St, Charlestown, MA.

From the Community:

Vatican Museum Patrons & Friends Soiree on March 18th. You are cordially invited to attend a Champagne and Hors d’Oeuvres Reception for a Fundraising Event to support our projects: The Life of a Swiss Guard: A Private View and Sculpted Portrait of Giuseppe Bossi by Antonio Canova – Special Guest Cardinal Sean O’Malley. More information.

Business as Usual: Families and Work at Boston’s Historic Houses. The Boston House Museum Alliance presents its spring 2017 tour series, Business as Usual: Families and Work at Boston’s Historic Houses. Saturday, April 1, 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. at the Otis House, 141 Cambridge Street. More information.

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