Michlewitz Visits Clean Streets Committee Supporting Green Ticket Bill

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz attended this week’s NEWRA Clean Streets Committee meeting to speak about the Green Ticket Bill. Code Enforcement issues “Green Tickets” to trash violators with $25-$40 fines. Currently, the tickets are not very effective because so many are not being paid. Violators simply don’t take the tickets seriously. Michlewitz estimates over $5 million in uncollected green...

NEWNC Goes to the Movies, Hears Fortunes & Zoning Issues

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) met on several community issues at its September 14th meeting. See NEWNCBoston.org for the detailed minutes. Here is a summary: Movie Filming in the North End - Three movie companies presented their plans to the council regarding the use and impact of North End streets over the next few weeks. These presentations were to...

Paul Revere Museum Sketches Out Expansion Plan

The Paul Revere House Museum is expanding its footprint. In 2007, the Museum purchased an 1835 row house at 5-6 Lathrop Place, located directly behind the Revere house, on property once owned by Paul Revere. The plan is to convert this building into a visitor and education center, creating much needed space for education programs, visitor amenities, a gift shop,...

Supermarket Committee Asks for Support

This week, Lia Tota and the Supermarket Committee came back to the neighborhood seeking support for a reinvigorated effort toward a supermarket project in the Bulfinch Triangle. The proposed site is next to the Avenir, a new apartment complex adjacent to North Station on Parcels 2A and 2C which are currently owned by MassPike and the MBTA. Ten years ago,...

Armenian Heritage Park Making Progress For Greenway Opening in Fall 2010

The long awaited Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway is now expected to be open in the Fall of 2010. Don Tellalian, architect for the project, gave a detailed update on the progress and challenges they have had to overcome. The location will be on parcel 13 between Quincy Market and Mercantile Wharf, on the corner of Atlantic and...

105 Prince St Headhouse Change Receives NEWRA Support

The North End/Waterfront Residents' Association voted 43-0 in support of a headhouse modification at 105 Prince Street. The condominium association is seeking zoning relief to rebuild and expand the headhouse on the roof of the 5-story residential building. The headhouse and surrounding roof area had leak and drainage issues. Their contractor intends to add 2 steps which will raise the...

Boston “Ahts” Festival Cancels Saturday Program – Sunday Still On

WEATHER UPDATE

SATURDAY’S PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED. SUNDAY WILL GO AHEAD AS PLANNED.

Ahts Festival Website

Boston "Ahts" Festival
Christopher Columbus Park (North End/Waterfront)


SUNDAY - SEPTEMBER 13
NOON TO 6PM (VISUAL ARTISTS)
12:30- 6PM (PERFORMANCES)

Two Thumbs Down for Greenway Movie

Excessive noise complaints rolled in today about last night's movie showing of Good Will Hunting on the Greenway's North End parks. One residential abutter said the sound level around 10 pm was "blaring ... robbing my entire building of quality of life." Another resident said her windows were rattling. A passerby reported that it was difficult to have a...

NEWNC Meeting Agenda – Monday, September 14

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Meeting Monday, September 14, 2009 Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street 7:00 pm Meeting Agenda: David Roderick (105 Prince St.) seeking zoning relief to rebuild and expand the headhouse on the roof of the 5-story residential building. Federico Family Trust (2 Holden Ct.) seeking to change the legal occupancy from a three-family dwelling to a four-family dwelling. Sophia Anderson (217 Hanover...

Weekly North End Police Log – September 10, 2009

Attempted Unarmed Robbery 09/04/09          1:25am Female victim was approached by 3 suspects  on Clinton Street (2) male and (1) female. They attempted to steal the victims cell phone. Victim fought off suspects who fled on foot. Larceny in a Building 09/07/09          11:00pm Victim reports an unknown person stole his cell phone from a Hanover Street establishment. Larceny ( Bike ) 09/04/09          5:00pm-8:00pm Victim reports her Milano 3...

NEMPAC Fall Schedule Starts September 14th

Fall is here, and NEMPAC has more to offer than ever before! New Children's Courses -Kids Rock Band -Drama for Kids -Children's Spanish Returning Children's Courses -Family Music Makers: Little Music Makers -Family Music Makers: KIDSTOMPERS! -Yoga For Kids -Gymnastics -Children's Italian New Adult Course -Music Improvisation for all Instruments Adult Italian & Private Music Instruction www.nempacboston.org to see our Fall Schedule       Coming Events:   September 13 - Know Trio performing Ratty's Loving Surprise on the...

Affleck’s “The Town” Films at Neptune Oyster

Yes, that was Ben Affleck filming at Salem Street's Neptune Oyster today as he directs (and stars in) "The Town", an adaption of Chuck Hogan's Prince of Thieves. Also starring in "The Town" is Mad Men's Jon Hamm (Don Draper and Rebecca Hall ("Frost/Nixon"). Affleck plays a bank robber in a love triangle with FBI agent, Hamm, and bankteller...