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Closed North End Storefronts Multiply as Seasons Change

It is the time of year when the tourist traffic starts to dwindle and neighborhood businesses often decide to make a change, remodel or even close the doors for good. North Ender Adam Castiglioni wandered the streets recently and noticed a growing number of closed storefronts. Here’s a recap. The Italian 7 art and gallery Read More…

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Residents Evacuated from 454-464 Hanover Street as North End Building Declared Structurally Unsafe

Boston Inspectional Services has declared the building at 454-464 Hanover Street is structurally unsafe for occupancy. Residents were forced to evacuate on March 13th after city officials decided to condemn the property. The building is home to dozens of residents in its 26 residential units. There was formerly a 7-Eleven store on the ground floor Read More…

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7-Eleven at Corner of Hanover & Commercial Streets Receives Support for New Signs

7-Eleven at 464 Hanover Street (on the corner of Commercial Street) received support for new signage this week from both the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The design will be identical to that recently installed on the other 7-Eleven at 340 Hanover Street (corner of N. Bennet Read More…

Event Notices

November 10th Council Agenda: Dog Park, Haymarket Hotel, Pomodoro, 7-Eleven and More

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Website: www.NEWNCBoston.org Email: info@newncboston.org NEWNC AGENDA Monday, November 10, 2014, 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. 1.         Welcome:  NEWNC President 2.         Call to order & Roll Call:  NEWNC President 3.         Meeting Protocol:  NEWNC Vice President 4.         Reports from the Offices of Local Elected Officials 5.         Committee Reports: a. Resident Parking/Traffic Committee: Read More…

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Neighborhood Council Opposes 7-Eleven Signage at 340 Hanover Street [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted 10-1 on Monday night to oppose proposed signs for the 7-Eleven store that recently opened at 340 Hanover Street in the space formerly occupied by the White Hen Pantry. NEWNC’s opposition may be moot because the Boston Redevelopment Authority already granted the chain store a permit Read More…

Police & Fire

Boston Police Issue “Wanted” Photos and Alert After String of North End / Waterfront Store Robberies

Update on Mon. 12/23/13: Two suspects have been arrested by Boston Police. Read more. We started to get reports on Saturday about a string of convenience store robberies. On Sunday, Boston Police issued a Community Alert with a list of multiple robberies at convenience stores and coffee shops in the North End / Waterfront and Read More…

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Residents’ Association Overwhelmingly Supports Expansion of Modern Pastry Cafe

In a rare unanimous vote of 26-0 for zoning approval and 24-3 for a beer/wine/cordials license transfer, the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) strongly supported the applications that would expand the popular Modern Pastry Shop into the space formerly occupied by Piccola Venezia. Modern Pastry owners John Picariello and Sara McGee will separately Read More…

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7-Eleven Presents “North End” Signs for New Store at 340 Hanover Street

A representative for the sign company contracted by 7-Eleven presented the plan for signage on the new convenience store that will open in the former White Hen Pantry location at the corner of Hanover and North Bennet streets. The store at 340 Hanover Street is scheduled to open in the next few weeks with hours Read More…

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Neighborhood Council Unanimously Supports Modern Pastry Shop Expansion; No Show by 7-Eleven on Signage

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) met on Monday, December 9th for their monthly meeting. The above video recorded the proceedings and the results are summarized below. (Video times are in parenthesis.) (01:00) Greenway Committee Report (03:50) Gubernatorial Candidate Evan Falcuk (15:40) At 263 Hanover Street, Modern Pastry Shop owners John Picariello and Read More…

Business

Stop Work Order Issued at Hanover Street 7-Eleven Under Construction

The controversial 7-Eleven that is moving in the old White Hen Pantry location at 342 Hanover Street received a Stop Work order from the City for “exceeding the terms” of its building permit. Residents and nearby business owners complained about late night work activity and the order also mentions fire alarm violations. On Thursday night, Read More…

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White Hen Pantry Closes in Preparation for 7-Eleven Conversion on Hanover Street

Despite on and off speculation of alternate plans, the White Hen Pantry on the corner of Hanover and North Bennet Streets has closed and appears destined to become a 7-Eleven store. Over the past few years, most White Hen Pantry locations have been converted to the 7-Eleven brand and format. A building permit on the door Read More…