Commercial Wharf East Condo Assoc. Lawyer Explains Legislation to Preserve First-Floor Private Uses

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Members of the Commercial Wharf East Condominium Association (CWECA) are asking community members to support legislation proposed by State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz to preserve the 40-year grandfathered uses of Commercial Wharf that would allow unit owners to continue living in their first-floor homes. CWECA's lawyer Bill Zucker spoke at the October North End /...

ABCD Service Center Halloween Party Oct. 25

The ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center will hold their annual Halloween Party on Friday, October 25 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at their 1 Michelangelo St. location.

Teal Pumpkin Project Trick-or-Treating Returns to the North End

This Halloween, the North End Waterfront Mothers’ / Fathers’ Association (NEWMA) is once again sponsoring neighborhood trick-or-treating on Wednesday, October 31, beginning at 3:30 p.m. In order for the holiday be a wholly inclusive celebration, NEWMA is encouraging both residents and local businesses to participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project. This is a nationwide movement by the Food...

City Councilor Garrison Wants to Regulate Sober Homes

City Councilor Althea Garrison wants to regulate sober homes in the city of Boston. During a recent regular city council meeting, Garrison requested an ordinance change in terms about how sober homes are regulated. “They lack significant regulation,” she said. “There have been serious concerns with sober homes across the...

Open House: Boston Common Master Plan

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Friends of the Public Garden invite you to the first Boston Common Master Plan Open House on October 29 between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Bordy Theater, 216 Tremont Street. A short speaking program will begin at 6:30 p.m. The goal of the Master Plan...

Tavistock Development Company to Present Plans for Commercial Wharf

Tavistock Development Company, commercial property owners along Commercial Wharf in Boston's North End, are hosting an information session at Joe's American Bar & Grill on Tuesday October 15 at 6 p.m. to share information about their proposed redevelopment along the pier. Tavistock acquired commercial property along Commercial Wharf in 2016 and has been...

Neighborhood Council Oct. 15 Agenda: 23 Unity St., 49 Charter St., Commercial Wharf East Condo Association

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. Note this meeting is being held on Tuesday, due to the holiday. At this month's NEWNC meeting, the council will hear petitions...

NEMPAC Pumpkin Painting on the Prado Tuesday October 15

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) annual Pumpkin Painting on the Prado event will take place on Tuesday, October 15 from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This festive event is a fall favorite for many. All families and children are welcome. Pumpkins are $5 (cash or venmo) and supplies & paint are...

Monday’s Brief: Greenway Discrimination Complaint, Valentine’s Ideas Wanted for Christopher Columbus Park, Pasta Coma

Today is Monday, October 14 - Columbus Day. For a full guide on what's open/closed today, check out the Boston Globe's running list here. Here's what else you need to know for the week ahead... Notable News: Nonprofit for disabled files complaint against Boston park

Piers Park Sailing Center Introduces Thousands of Local Youth to Sailing and Marine Life

This summer, 2,370 local youth took to the water to learn how to handle sailboats and kayaks while discovering the wonders of marine biology during summer programming put on by Piers Park Sailing Center, located in East Boston. Children age six to nine and youth 10 to 22 took part in a variety of summer...

Giangregorio Brothers of Green Cross Pharmacy Honored [Photos]

This year’s Michael A. Nazzaro Community Service Award was presented to Fernando "Freddy" & Joseph “Peppi” Giangregorio at Friday evening's reception by the North End Columbus Day Celebration Committee. The Committee recognized Freddy & Peppi for their dedication to our neighborhood, our city, and the Italian American community of Massachusetts. They were owners of the Green Cross Pharmacy for decades and served...

23 Unity Street Addition Supported by Residents’ Association [Video]

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The North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) voted to support a first floor addition at 23 Unity Street at their October meeting. Attorney Dan Toscano presented the proposed project to construct a first floor rear addition to the existing building at 23 Unity Street, which abuts the property of Old North Church. Watch...