Community

Long Wharf Park Case: A Dispatch from the Court House

The proposed commercialization of public open space at the end of Long Wharf marked the sixth year of litigation on Friday, September 27 in a courtroom at Suffolk Superior Court. Ten North End residents in the case of Sanjoy Mahajan et al. vs. Boston Redevelopment Authority have challenged the Mass. DEP’s approval of BRA plans Read More…

Police & Fire

Fight Leads to Stabbing of Homeless Man on Long Wharf

A mid-day fight at Long Wharf resulted in the stabbing of a 22 year-old homeless victim who was transported to Mass General Hospital for treatment. The incident occurred shortly before noon on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. According to a Boston Police report, officers responded to a stabbing call at 66 Long Wharf and found a Read More…

Community Event Notices Photos & Videos Real Estate

Downtown Waterfront Planning Meeting Presentations by Marriott Long Wharf, BRA-Owned Long Wharf, 255 State Street, New England Aquarium [Video]

On July 25, 2013, the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee heard from four property owners in the planning area regarding their current status, challenges and plans for the future. The meeting is part of the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s process for planning and development in the downtown waterfront area (Long Wharf to Moakley Bridge). Read More…

Community

The Long Wharf Park Case: A Dispatch from the Court House

The protracted court battle over the fate of Long Wharf Park grew lengthier yesterday in a Suffolk Superior Court motion session before presiding justice, Linda Giles. Moving towards a sixth year of litigation in the case of Sanjoy Mahajan vs. Boston Redevelopment Authority, ten North End residents have challenged the Mass. DEP’s approval of BRA Read More…

Arts & Culture

Sicilian Fishermen Tribute Planned at Long Wharf; Final Four Artist Submissions

Four final artist concepts have been submitted for a planned public art tribute to the Sicilian Fishermen of Boston’s North End. The public art installation will be on the north side of Long Wharf near the location of the former T Wharf. Along with Commercial Wharf and the former Eastern Packard Pier, T Wharf was Read More…

Community

“Doc’s Long Wharf” Case Returns to Superior Court; City Argues Dismissal; North End Ten Add New Complaints

The Long Wharf legal case comes back to Superior Court this week. The action follows a March 2013 Supreme Judicial Court ruling against a North End citizens group arguing for open space protection, under Article 97. The ruling supported a 2007 Boston Redevelopment Authority lease for “Doc’s Long Wharf,” a proposed 4,655 square-foot waterfront restaurant Read More…

Community

Supreme Judicial Court Rules in Favor of BRA on Long Wharf Case Against North End Ten; Paves Way for Restaurant

A legal fight that started in 2007 over Long Wharf neared its conclusion on Friday as the Supreme Judicial Court rejected the open space and park protection arguments of a North End citizens group, paving the way for a restaurant or development at the site. The SJC supported the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and Mass. Read More…