Community Government Health & Environment

BRA Loses in Court (Again) in Effort to Commercialize End of Long Wharf

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) lost its appeal in federal appeals court this week in what has been a decade long effort by the city agency to lease the end of Long Wharf for a restaurant development, once proposed as Doc’s Long Wharf, a 220-seat, 4,655 square-foot eatery/bar with outdoor tables. On September 23, 2016, the appeals Read More…

Community Food & Drink Government

BRA Wants a Long Wharf Restaurant Bad Enough to Sue the National Park Service

In yet another twist of the six-year fight over the end of Long Wharf, the Boston Redevelopment Authority has filed suit against the National Park Service. In Federal Court, the BRA lawsuit objects to a NPS determination supporting the efforts of a North End citizens group (sometimes called “North End Ten”) to “Save Long Wharf.” Read More…