Quincy Market Christmas Tree Arrives

The Christmas Tree has arrived for setup at Quincy Marketplace. The lighting is scheduled for November 21st. View Boston.com's photo gallery of the tree's arrival and prep.

Boston Cares’ Family Volunteer Day at North End’s Eliot School

On Saturday, November 21, 2009, come out and make a difference with families from all over Boston! Volunteers of all ages and their families and friends can participate in the nation-wide Family Volunteer Day program hosted by the HandsOn Network and sponsored by Disney Parks and Fidelity Investments. Volunteers can make a difference in youth literacy at a project hosted...

NEMPAC’s 3rd Annual Holiday Craft Sale on the Prado

Interested vendors contact: becca0923@yahoo.com

105 Prince Streets Receives Zoning Relief from BBA

Related posts: 105 Prince St Headhouse Change Receives NEWRA Support 105 Prince Street Headhouse Needs Zoning Relief NEWNC Goes to the Movies, Hears Fortunes & Zoning Issues

BBA Gives OK to Sapori DiNapoli at 115-117 Salem Street

Related posts: NEWRA Supports New Beer/Wine License at "Sapori di Napoli" Sapori di Napoli Applies for New Liquor License

Public Skating at the Steriti Memorial Rink Starts November 27th

Steriti Memorial Rink 2009-2010 Public Skating Schedule Open/Close Dates Friday, November 27th - Public Skating Hours begin March 14th - Closing date for public skating at Rink Mon, Wed, Thur & Fri                  1:30pm-2:30pm Tue                                                   1:30pm-4:50pm Fri                                                     7:00pm-8:50pm Sat                                                    2:00pm-3:50pm 7:00pm-9:50pm Sun                                                   2:00pm-4:50pm Steriti Memorial Rink 561 Commercial Street North End (Boston), MA 02109 (617)523-9327 Ice time booking 617-727-4708

Guest Commentary on Live Entertainment Licenses

The following is a guest commentary by Stephanie Hogue. As with all commentaries, the opinions expressed are those solely of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of NorthEndWaterfront.com. Donato Frattaroli's application for a zoning variance to allow live entertainment at his restaurant, Lucia's, requires careful consideration by the neighborhood.  The North End is currently zoned as a...

NEWRA Membership Votes Against Renovation at 16 Hull St.

In a very close vote, the North End/Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) voted 23 to 21 against a zoning application that would turn a 5 unit building into 8 smaller units.The application is by Peter McGinnis for his planned renovation at 16 Hull Street. The vote contrasts with the supportive vote  (5-2) by the neighborhood council (NEWNC) earlier in the...

N. Bennet St. School Hosts Open House

The North Bennet Street School held its annual open house last weekend where the school opened its doors to the community. Executive Director Miguel Gomez-Ibanez, students and instructors were on hand and very welcoming of questions and discussion about the school's work. The event was very well-attended. The school continues to look to expand its facilities in the North End...

Weekly Police Log for North End/Waterfront

Selected entries from this week's Boston Police log for the North End/Waterfront area: Vandalism 11/08/09          12:11am Hull St. resident reports unknown person broke the front glass door to the apartment building. Larceny in Building 11/0709           12:05am Victim reports her cell phone was stolen from a Clinton St. establishment. Larceny MV Plates 11/11/09          10:00am-3:30pm Victim reports unknown person stole his license plates from his 1997 Chevy Ventura which was parked...

Boston is Second-Safest City for Pedestrians

The Globe highlights that Boston's reputation as a walking city remains intact. A recent report by Transportation of American ranked Boston as the second-safest walking city. "We easily have much that is positive to build on. Boston is consistently rated as one of America’s most walkable cities, with nearly 5 percent of residents walk to work, second only to the...

NEWNC Supports Zoning Change for Smaller Apartments at 16 Hull Street

At this week's North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting, NEWNC supported a zoning change application for 16 Hull Street, to increase the number of apartments from 5 to 8 smaller units. Peter McGinnis, a developer with other North End buildings, recently purchased the building and plans a complete renovation. The plan is to make 8 units out of the space, with square footages of...