Community Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, Votes 4-3 in Support of Sandwich Shop at 139-45 Richmond St. (aka 188 North St.)

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, voted 4-3 to support a change in allowed use for a new sandwich shop at 139-145 Richmond St. The storefront and access to the shop is at 188 North St. along the Freedom Trail. The application was filed with the Zoning Board of Appeal by David Veo Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Real Estate

9 Noyes Place Receives Neighborhood Council Support for Basement Expansion

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, heard the zoning relief application for 9 Noyes Place, Robert Griffin, at their monthly meeting held on February 13, 2012 at the Nazzaro Community Center. Mr. Gray, a contractor representing Mr. Griffin, spoke at the meeting with regards to the requested expansion of the 1st floor unit Read More…

Community Government Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Neighborhood Council Committee Reports at February 13, 2012 Meeting

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, reports on its committee work at the beginning of its February 13, 2012 meeting. This video includes introductory remarks, committee reports and comments from representatives of local elected officials. David Marx reports for the Public Safety Committee and NEWNC President and Greenway Leadership Council member, Donna Freni, Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

North End Stories Interviews Frank Dasaro about Family Traditions in a Fisherman’s Family

North End Stories posts lifetime North End resident Frank “Bubby Popcorn” Dasaro, now 71 years old, talking about the fisherman in his family, their involvement in the Fisherman’s Feast, and spending time on the family’s fishing boats. View more information on the digital narrative project at NorthEndStories.com.

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Cross Unveiled at St. Leonard’s Garden Wall

The scaffolding is down on the side of the Saint Leonard’s Peace Garden wall revealing a large red Catholic cross. The feature is a focal point given its large size and visibility from Hanover Street. The wall repair and installation continues the multi-year renovation of the garden area. The new cross faces the recently installed Read More…

Community Government Photos & Videos Real Estate

Video: City Chief James Hunt Speaks to NEWRA on Environmental and Energy Issues

Conversation with James Hunt, City of Boston Chief of Environmental and Energy Services The city’s chief spoke to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) regarding a wide range of issues relating to the environment and energy use, including groundwater and recycling. Mr. Hunt oversees the Inspectional Services Department and the Environment Department, serves Read More…

Government Photos & Videos Police & Fire

BPDNews.com Shows Lighter Side With Comeback Video

BPDNews.com has always had a lighter tone than most other government websites, often poking fun at dumb criminals and themselves. Today, the official community news site from the Boston Police Department posts a humorous video regarding the recent hacking of its website. Over the last several days, the group “Anonymous” hacked the site to protest Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

Video: 2012 Programming Plan for Greenway Conservancy

Video: Greenway Conservancy Director of Business Operations, Jesse Brackenbury, presents the plan for programs scheduled on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway this year. This video was recorded on February 7, 2012 at the Greenway Conservancy Board of Directors & Leadership Council meeting, held at 185 Kneeland St., Boston. Following the review of the upcoming events Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Video: Greenway Conservancy Defends Its Public / Private Model

In response to the recent media storm and subsequent inquires from State officials, the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy defended its public/private model at a Board meeting held on February 7, 2012. As seen in this video of the meeting, Chair Georgia Murray presents the “facts as we know them” listing the group’s accomplishments and Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Video: Transparency Policy Discussion & Vote at Greenway Conservancy Meeting on February 7, 2012

In response to a request by the State Attorney General’s office and bolstered by recent media coverage on transparency issues, the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy voted to approve a new transparency policy at its February 7th Board meeting. This video contains the discussion and vote of the transparency policy. The 2-page policy document is Read More…