Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Housing Market Hearing, Climate Change, Locally Sourced Doggie Snacks

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, April 3 and if yesterday’s spring snow showers have climate change on your mind, see how some climate scientists, architects and engineers are rethinking Boston to cope with rapidly rising sea levels.  Here’s what else you need to know for Tuesday… 1:00PM City Council Hearing on Boston Read More…

Event Notices Government

City Councilor Edwards to Hold Hearing on Housing Speculation April 3

The Committee on Housing and Community Development, chaired by City Councilor Lydia Edwards, will hold a hearing on Tuesday, April 3, on housing speculation and other trends affecting residents and the real estate market. This includes displacement of communities, proliferation of luxury units and whether the standards of affordability in new development match incomes of current Read More…

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Residents’ Association April 12 Agenda: Climate Change & Planning, Fireworks Fundraising, and We Are Boston’s Waterfront Efforts

The April North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting will be on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The meeting will be at 7:00pm at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. This month’s agenda can be found below.

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From the Councilor: One Charlestown, Short-Term Rentals, Boston’s Housing Market, Annual Scholarship to Honor Maverick Street Mothers and More

March Newsletter from City Councilor Lydia Edwards: I’m excited to provide an update on everything that’s happened in the month of March in the Boston City Council, District One, and beyond. Earlier this month, I held my first hearing as chair on the redevelopment of One Charlestown in the Charlestown community. We had a thoughtful conversation that included BHA residents, Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Scallop Prices Plunge, Seaport Ferry Coming Soon, Best Italian Restaurants, Modern Easter Treats

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, April 2 and whether you’re looking for dinner tonight or planning a special occasion, Zagat has pulled together their list of the best places to go for pasta, wine and more – of course featuring many North End favorites.  Here’s what else you need to know for Read More…

Food & Drink

Greenway Food Trucks Return for the Season!

The Greenway Conservancy has announced the new line-up of 38 food trucks and carts for the 2018 season of Greenway Mobile Eats beginning Monday, April 2nd. Joining the line-up will be seven new vendors: Bibim Box (Korean cuisine) Clydes Cupcakes (desserts and baked goods) Montilio’s Baking Company (desserts and baked goods) Mr. Tamole (tamales) Rice Burg (rice Read More…

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State Senator Joe Boncore Considering Run for District Attorney

It was just two years ago when State Senator Joe Boncore blasted on the local political scene in the special election to fill the seat vacated by Anthony Petruccelli representing the First Suffolk & Middlesex District (Boston’s North End / Waterfront, Beacon Hill, East Boston as well as Revere, Winthrop and parts of Cambridge). Now, Sen. Boncore is seriously considering running for the Read More…

Event Notices Real Estate

Update: Dock Square Garage Public Meeting April 5th

Update: This public meeting has been rescheduled for April 5, 2018, 6:00 p.m. at Boston City Hall, 9th Floor, BPDA Board Room. The Boston Planning & Development Agency will host a public meeting regarding the dock square garage on Tuesday, March 13 from 6pm – 8pm at Boston City Hall. The project proponent, Fortis Property Group, proposes Read More…