Event Notices Meetings

Residents’ Association Dec. 10 Agenda: Cross Street Hotel Proposal, NEW Health Holiday Fundraising Campaign, Water & Sewer Update

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom.  Principal of 6M Development Bill Caulder will present details on a proposed 135-room boutique hotel on Cross Street. NEW Health’s Luisa Siniscalchi, health education and outreach manager, and Nate Merlan, public affairs, will discuss a holiday fundraising Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Bricco Suites, MBTA Service Reductions, and Public Safety at Residents Meeting

The North End Waterfront/Residents’ Association (NEWRA) held its November meeting on Thursday, November 12th via Zoom. Public Safety Update: Boston Police A-1 Captain Robert Ciccolo provided a brief update, stating that the past 30 days have been largely uneventful in the North End, featuring a decrease in activity of approximately 20-25% overall in the district Read More…

Business Featured People

L’Osteria Restaurant Receives Good Neighbor Award

Nicky & Paolina DiPietrantonio, owners of L’Osteria Restaurant at the corner of Salem and Cooper Streets in Boston’s North End, have been awarded the Good Neighbor Award. “When I presented this award to Paolina, she had tears in her eyes, just seeing that her late husband Nicky’s name was on the certificate along with hers,” said Read More…

Event Notices Meetings

Residents’ Association Nov. 12 Agenda: Executive Suites, Water & Sewer Update, Public Safety Report, MBTA Community Liaison Team

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom.  Boston Police Department Captain Robert Ciccolo’s public safety brief will be followed by updates from the Boston Water and Sewer Commission, the MBTA Community Liaison Team, and a discussion in regards to four zoning Read More…

Business Featured Food & Drink

Neighborhood Council & Residents’ Association Support Forcella Extension

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) both voted unanimously to support the extension of Forcella restaurant into an adjacent space at 37 North Square. The restaurant presently occupies approximately 400 square feet with twenty-eight seats pre-COVID. Due to the current physical distancing requirements, Forcella’s existing space Read More…

Community Featured Real Estate

NEWRA & New England Aquarium Letters Regarding Central Wharf Pinnacle; Public Comment Period Ends Oct. 9

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has submitted two letters—one to the Mass. Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs and one to the Boston Planning and Development Agency—regarding the Pinnacle at Central Wharf, also known as the Harbor Garage redevelopment project. NEWRA writes that they support, generally, redevelopment of the Harbor Garage, but Read More…

Business Featured People

Pagliuca’s Restaurant Receives Good Neighbor Award

After a few month hiatus due to COVID-19, NEWRA is back to recognizing local people and businesses with the Good Neighbor Award. Recognition Chair Janet Gilardi said, “I have to commend all the businesses and property owners for continuing to keep our North End clean! There are so many wonderful and conscientious people here and they Read More…

Meetings

Residents’ Association Oct. 8 Agenda: Forcella Seeks Expansion, Election of Officers Postponed

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom.  The meeting will hear from a petitioner at 33 North Square will present their proposal to extend their existing restaurant Forcella into the adjacent vacant space at 37 North Square in order to accommodate Read More…

Community Featured Government Meetings

Elected Officials Discuss FY21 Budget; Restaurant Relief; Developments Impacting North End & Waterfront

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted a virtual joint meeting to hear updates from local elected officials on Tuesday evening. Follow along with the video or find points of interest summarized below. Senator Joe Boncore provided updates regarding restaurant relief, transportation, police reform legislature, and the Commonwealth’s budget. Read More…

Event Notices Featured Meetings

Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council Meeting with Mayor Walsh & Elected Officials Sept. 22

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold a meeting with elected officials on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 7pm via Zoom. Mayor Marty Walsh, Senator Joe Boncore, Councilor Lydia Edwards, Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George, Councilor Ed Flynn, and Representative Aaron Michlewitz will provide updates on important Read More…

Business Featured Food & Drink Meetings

Daily Catch Waterfront Petitions Restaurant Expansion to Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council

Daily Catch Waterfront, located at 65-69 Atlantic Avenue, sought support to expand their restaurant into an adjacent former laser studio from the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). NEWRA voted to oppose the project 15-2 and NEWNC unanimously voted to support the project with nine votes. The Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Save Boston’s Waterfront Voices Opposition to Chiofaro’s Pinnacle; Residents’ Association Drafts Letter in Response to Project Proposal

Save Boston’s Waterfront, an effort supported by the New England Aquarium, presented their opposition to the Chiofaro Company’s Pinnacle project during the monthly North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Surrounded by controversy, the Chiofaro Company has proposed a project called the Pinnacle at Central Wharf as an effort to redevelop the current Harbor Garage Read More…