Arts & Culture Featured Meetings

A&J Art + Design Presents North Square Redesign Update at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Ann Hirsch and Jeremy Angier of A&J Art+Design presented an update on the North Square public art project at the March North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting. The artwork, expected to be installed in September / October 2018, will include four interactive sculptures: 1. North Square View in 1798 (2:12) 2. Bronze map of the Read More…

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HarborWalk Signage Project Presented at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Liz Nelson Weaver and Jan Engelman of the Friends of the Boston HarborWalk presented the HarborWalk Signage Project at the March North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. The Friends of the Boston HarborWalk’s mission is to enhance enjoyment of the HarborWalk. They do three major things (00:46): monthly walks of the HarborWalk, the signage Read More…

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Neighborhood Council Votes Against Going Bananas Malt & Wine License

Frank Scire and his attorney Rashi Mangalick petitioned the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) for support of a new malt and wine license at Going Bananas at the March NEWNC meeting. The council voted 6-1 in opposition to the license. Frank Scire, owner of Going Bananas, said he wants to offer a small, limited Read More…

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Neighborhood Council Votes in Support of 38 Fleet Street Addition

The North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council voted 7-0 in support of Chris Fiumara’s proposal to add a two-story addition to 38 Fleet Street. Fiumara, the building owner, and his mother Maria attended the meeting represented by Attorney George Morancy. The building construction would change the building’s occupancy from a three-family to a five-family dwelling. Currently Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Meetings

North End Music & Performing Arts Center Highlights Community Engagement, Digital Presence, and Space in Annual Report

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) shared their 2017 annual report at a public meeting last week, highlighting their recent marketing and rebranding overhaul, continued community outreach, and possible new space. The meeting began with NEMPAC Executive Board elections. Dianne Royle was re-elected as President, Doug Bowen-Flynn was re-elected as Vice President, Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Public Safety Meeting: Robberies and Arrests, Breaking & Entering, Four Neighborhood Larcenies

Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the March 2018 North End Public Safety Meeting. Robberies (2)-2/6/18 at 3:50pm at Century Bank, Hanover Street: Police officers responded to a Hanover Street bank for a robbery in progress. On arrival, bank teller reported an unknown Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Wharf District Residents Express Frustrations with Municipal Harbor Plan Revisions

Harbor Towers Garage Committee Chairman Lee Kozol represented the East India Row Harbor Towers residents when he spoke out against the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan (MHP) and its latest supplement at the Wharf District council meeting on Tuesday evening. The unified response by waterfront neighbors came after a presentation by Rich McGuinness of the Boston Read More…

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New Greenway Gardens in North End Presented at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Jesse Brackenbury, Executive Director, Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy presented plans for the recently announced reconstruction of the gardens on the south side of Hanover Street (also known as Parcel 10), across from the Haymarket Hotel site. This project follows 2015 improvements on the northern side (Parcel 8). The gardens on the southern side are twice as Read More…

Featured Meetings Police & Fire

Public Safety Meeting: Assaults & Arrests, Larceny from Vehicles, String of Thefts from Hanover CVS

Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the February 2018 North End Public Safety Meeting. Aggravated Assaults (2)-1/13/18 on Commercial Street: Domestic violence incident. -1/18/18 & 1/28/18 on Cooper Street: Domestic violence incidents. Auto Theft (1)– At 218 North Street: Victim reported his 2007 Read More…

Community Featured Meetings Sports

Residents Review Design Alternatives for Langone & Puopolo Park Improvements

On Tuesday, January 23, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department hosted a community meeting at the Nazzaro Center to discuss the design phase of the Langone & Puopolo Parks improvement project. This was the second meeting in a series of community forums designed to help the Parks Department determine the best ways to rehabilitate the Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment Meetings

We Are Boston’s Waterfront Discusses Future Planning, What We Can Do Now

We Are Boston’s Waterfront hosted a community meeting with the Conservation Law Foundation on January 17, prompted by the recent storm flooding, to discuss the changes we are seeing to the waterfront and how we can plan for the future. Over 60 residents from the North End, Waterfront and surrounding neighborhoods attended, packing the Golden Goose Cafe Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Votes to Support 283 Hanover St. Restaurant (Former Pinkberry); Also Traffic, Storm Recovery & Public Safety Updates

The future of 283 Hanover Street was discussed at a brief Neighborhood Council meeting on Monday, January 8th, 2018. Attorney Daniel Toscano represented Frank and Karen Pellino, who wish to open a sit down restaurant at the Hanover Street location. The Council gave unanimous support to the Pellino’s new proposed restaurant. Currently, Frank and Karen own Pellino’s Ristorante Read More…