Event Notices

Wharf District Council June 16 Agenda: Updates on Boston Harbor Garage and Hook Projects, State Street Renovation, Supporting Outdoor Seating at Wharf District Restaurants

The Wharf District Council will host their June meeting on Tuesday, June 16 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. virtually on Zoom. See the full agenda and Zoom login information posted below. Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82197608136?pwd=ckVLWDY1aTlvaDlJSDNSdE8zb21IUT09 Meeting ID: 821 9760 8136 Password: 466781 One tap mobile +13017158592,,82197608136#,,1#,466781# US (Germantown) +13126266799,,82197608136#,,1#,466781# US (Chicago)

Featured Government Meetings

Mayor Walsh Discusses City’s Reopening Strategy with Wharf District Council

Stressing the need for a slow and cautious approach to reopening the City, Mayor Walsh opened his discussion with the Wharf District Council at their May meeting by referencing the latest COVID-19 numbers, which as of Wednesday, May 20, stood at 588 deaths and over 12,000 reported cases in Boston. Watch the full meeting video Read More…

Featured Meetings Transportation

Northern Avenue Bridge: “People First” Design Presented to Wharf Council

City officials gave a design preview of the new Northern Avenue bridge to the Wharf District Council this week in a presentation entitled “Boston Bold: A People First Experience.” The old Northern Ave. bridge was deemed a navigation hazard by the USCG (United States Coast Guard) and closed in 2014. After preliminary meetings, officials said Read More…

Meetings

Wharf District Council Hears Pinnacle / Harbor Garage Update, MBTA/Aquarium Flood Project, 55 India St., 30-36 Batterymarch

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its February meeting on Tuesday evening at The Boston Harbor Hotel. With over 100 people in attendance, a number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Pinnacle at Central Wharf / Harbor Garage: Rob Caridad and Steve Mitchell, representing The Chiofaro Company, Read More…

Community Health & Environment Transportation

PLAN: Downtown Development Scenarios Workshop Invites Broad Community Discussion

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) invited the Downtown and Chinatown communities to the PLAN: Downtown Development Scenarios workshop on Thursday night at Suffolk University. The first scenario is a growth-based model, with density bonuses based on a common baseline height established across Downtown. The second scenario is preservation and growth-balanced, with density bonuses Read More…

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Wharf District Council Police Update: Late-Night Robberies; Assault; Increased Surveillance

Boston Police Department (BPD) Sergeant Steven Moy and Sergeant Ted Boyle, in attendance on behalf of Captain Fong, provided a police report at the November Wharf District Council (WDC) meeting. There have been four reported incidents, three occurring in the vicinity of Coogan’s, located at 171 Milk Street: Two late-night robberies outside of Coogan’s over Read More…

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Wharf District Council Meeting Reports: Bostonia, Commercial Wharf, Community Preservation Act, State St. Project

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its November meeting on Tuesday evening at The New England Aquarium (NEAQ) Harborside Learning Lab. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Bostonia Public House Requests Support for DJ License: Appearing before the WDC, John P.Connell, Esq. requested support as Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Transportation

PLAN: Downtown Community Priorities Workshop

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), in collaboration with other City of Boston departments, invited the Downtown and Chinatown community on Thursday, October 24 to participate in the PLAN: Downtown Community Priorities Workshop. Participants were updated on the planning work completed to date, while exploring preliminary recommendations and public space improvements identified by PLAN: Read More…

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Wharf District Council Police Report Covers Homelessness and Drug Usage

Boston Police Department (BPD) Sergeant Steven Moy, in attendance on behalf of Captain Fong, provided a police report at the September Wharf District Council (WDC) meeting. There have been twelve reported incidents, nine occurring in the vicinity of The Black Rose and Coogan’s. A suspected group of drug dealers have been observed around McKinley Square Read More…

Featured Government Real Estate

Wharf District Council Learns About Freedom Wheel

Residents learned more about a proposed observation wheel at the end of Long Wharf on the Boston Harbor at the February Wharf District Council meeting. Boston Freedom Wheel, LLC is proposing a 200-foot observation wheel and plans include a 2 story café, outdoor seating. Brian Burke, of Boston Freedom Wheel, said they are in the Read More…