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Greenway Events Create Controversy at Leadership Council Meeting

At issue during the last Greenway Leadership Council (GLC) meeting was how the Greenway Conservancy will handle events, from small-scale community/school activities to large private/corporate convention-like events. This meeting on June 25th was the first without the Conservancy and dedicated to reviewing draft guidelines for the parks. The draft guidelines will cover pretty much everything Read More…

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Tall Ships Reaches Agreement With City

The organizers of Sail Boston and the City/State have come to an agreement that will allow the Tall Ships to sail and dock in Boston Harbor as planned on July 8th through July 13th. Public access to the ships will be free, although the parade of ships and two fireworks displays have been canceled. The Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Dan Nuzzo Receives Award From FOCCP

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park recently honored Dan Nuzzo with an award for his untiring efforts over the years, as President of FOCCP. The adjacent picture shows Dan receiving the award from Meghan Dennenberg, Membership Chair. For more information on the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, see their website at www.foccp.org. Thanks to Meredith Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Health & Environment Real Estate

Greenway Conservancy Meets Council

At the first joint meeting between the Greenway Conservancy and the appointed Leadership Council, participants reviewed a brief history of the Greenway’s first year and looked forward to fiscal 2010. The Greenway Conservancy was originally tasked with just the maintenance of Chinatown Park, but given budget cuts elsewhere, the Conservancy will now be responsible for Read More…

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Feast Season Arrives in the North End

Next weekend begins the feast season in the North End with the 104th anniversary procession for Madonna Di Anzano. Most of the June celebrations are processions only with the larger multi-day events in July and August. The North End feasts are a long-standing tradition of our neighborhood. Many residents take part in organizing and participating Read More…

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NEWRA Supports Salem Street Mural

At its May 14th meeting, NEWRA (North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association) enthusiastically supported a proposal by local artist Nathan Swain to put banner murals on the NStar power building on Salem Street. The vote was 33-1 in favor of the murals. Swain explained that he changed his proposal from paint on the building itself to banners/posters Read More…