NEWRA to Hear Lucia’s Live Entertainment Application and Old Sheldon’s Building Renovation

North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association www.newra.org October/Annual Meeting Agenda Thursday, October 14, 2010, 7:00 PM Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street Reports 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM President’s Report Membership Committee Clean Streets Committee Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Parks and Open Space Committee Update on the City’s study of alternative hazardous cargo truck routes. Zoning and Licensing Applications   7:20 PM - 7:40 PM 133...

Grezzo Owner Might Re-Open on Prince Street

Universal Hub reports from today’s Licensing Board meeting that Alissa Cohen, owner of the now-shuttered raw food restaurant Grezzo, might re-open in the same space. “… her lawyer told the board she was looking to re-open. This time around, however, she would serve “natural,” rather than “raw” food, in other words, some of the food would be cooked.” Cohen has a...

ROC Teen Saturday Photos and Update

Here is the latest update from Steven “Virgil” Virgilio on the neighborhood activities of ROC Teen Saturday. Contact virgil70s@aol.com for more information. ROC - TEEN SATURDAY Atomic Bowling / Fuddruckers Last week we had  a Blast at Atomic Bowling & Fuddruckers (Free Trip)…  The senior Teens are easing  the new group of teens in (very slowwwly)..  This year we have seen...

Raucous Debate Ensues as City Introduces Year-Round Street Sweeping

City officials knew that asking North End residents to move their cars for winter street sweeping would not be popular, but they probably did not expect a partial walk-out at last night’s community meeting. With the promise of cleaner streets, the Public Works Department (PWD) made their case. Tempers flared when it was clear that City Hall’s decision was...

NEWRA Announces Recommended Slate of Officers for Election

The Nomination Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has released its recommended slate of officers for the 2010-2011 term. President:  Stephanie Hogue, Henchman Street Vice President: Victor Brogna, Commercial Street Treasurer: Sanjoy Mahajan, Jackson Avenue (for a second consecutive term) Secretary: Nicole Rafter, Prince Street Sergeant of Arms:  Jim Salini, Charter Street   Elections will be held at NEWRA’s October 14,...

Woodrow Wilson, Prohibition and the Molasses Disaster of 1919

On her blog about U.S. Presidents and food, “The History Chef”, Suzy Evans, J.D., Ph.D tells the story of the famous North End’s Molasses Disaster of 1919 and how it relates to prohibition and President Woodrow Wilson. Woodrow Wilson, Prohibition and the Molasses Disaster of 1919 What does this have to do with President Woodrow Wilson and food? Well, by coincidence,...

NoEnd, the NEMPAC House Band, Playing at Columbus Day Event

NoEnd, the NEMPAC house band, is playing at 2:30 pm on Columbus Day at Christopher Columbus Park, as part of the holiday festivities.  The band’s members include Jeremy Sarzana, Mikaya Emma, Carrie Huisingh, Tim Griffin and Brian Johnson. The events start on Monday, October 11th at 10:45 am with a short parade in the park followed a brief ceremony...

Feeding of the Elephants on October 14th

The circus is coming to town and that means the annual feeding of the elephants in the North End. The event will take place on Thursday, October 14th around 11:00 am, near the Prado on Hanover Street.

NorthEndBoston.com Website Re-Launches With New Design

NorthEndBoston.com has re-launched its website with a new design and enhanced functionality. Owned and operated by North Ender Guild Nichols, the site has been operating since 1999. Combining content from a variety of sources, the website has a “Where To” focus on restaurants, shopping, parking and community resources. The new design was created by North End resident, Matt Black,...