Featured Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Outdoor Clock Hung at 16 Moon Street

The 16 Moon Street development received a new decoration last Friday – a three-sided, Roman numeral clock displayed above the first row of windows. It’s yet to be seen what the neighborhood’s opinion will be of the clock. Photo submitter David Arnold describes the clock as the frosting that adds to the factory-style architecture of Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Historic Neighborhood Photo: Gus P. Napoli Square, Sunday Morning by Jules Aarons, Part 4

Wrapping up our Jules Aarons photo series, this week we have an iconic neighborhood photo of a Sunday morning on the corner of Gus P. Napoli Square. This is the corner of Moon Street and North Square, across the street from Sacred Heart Church. Look closely at how Aarons was able to capture the facial expressions Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Occupancy Change at 20 Moon St. Tabled at Neighborhood Council on Roof Deck and AirBnb Concerns [Video]

The property owner of 20 Moon Street, Jonathan Raisz, is petitioning the Boston Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) to change the legal occupancy of the existing building from one commercial / four residential to a five unit residential dwelling. The proposal would make the garden level unit residential, which is currently zoned as commercial. The Read More…

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Inspectional Services Commissioner Speaks About Illegal Peace Garden Deck, Moon St. Building Height and Zoning Issues [Video]

Boston Inspectional Services Commissioner William “Buddy” Christopher, Jr. spoke at the July 2017 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The ISD commissioner started by addressing the controversial fire escape overlooking the St. Leonard’s Peace Garden. The commissioner confirmed it is not a legal deck and should not be used as such. The Read More…

Real Estate

16 Moon Street Building Construction Discussed at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Members of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) questioned the lack of neighborhood review regarding new construction at 16 Moon Street. From the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS), Maria Lanza said the construction was permitted because it is zoning compliant and considered “as of right” by Boston Inspectional Services with no variances required. Read More…

Real Estate

Council Supports Change to Residential at Fleet and Moon Streets [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) unanimously supported zoning relief at 27-29 Fleet Street, at the corner of Moon Street, to change the commercial ground floor to residential. New owner Chris Young, represented by Attorney William Ferullo, is renovating the property that would total five residential units. The ground floor was most recently a photography Read More…

Event Notices

Six North End Streets Added to Street Sweeping Program

The following information comes from Boston Public Works Department regarding the addition of six new North End streets to the mechanical sweeping program. North End street sweeping starts the week of March 11th, but the new streets will have a grace period until April 1, 2013. New Posted Street Sweeping The Boston Public Works Department Read More…