Monthly Archives: October 2015

Drone Photography On the Greenway

Drone Photography On the Greenway

The Greenway’s free artists’ series INTER/SECTIONS continues with Shinique Smith debuting a new work. The event was held at the BSA Space and will feature a conversation between Smith and her most important collaborators in art and life. Smith also presented a new performance work filmed with drone photography over Dewey Square Park!

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Unwinding

Unwinding

The NFL’s 50th is underway but before a game was played Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman took a ride on the Greenway Carousel at the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove.

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Board of Appeals Approved Two Defers One Request

Boston Inspectional Services Department Board of Appeals has deferred one request and approved two others related to the North End neighborhood. Plans by John Collins for an occupancy change at 88 Prince Street from nine apartments and one store to attend residential apartments was deferred. One unit is listed as a commercial space but...

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NEWNC Opposes Salem Street Occupancy Change

October 1, 2015
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For the second time in less than a week, a request by Nicholas D’Amore to change the legal occupancy at 92-94 Salem Street to construct a five story residential building at 3 Wiget Street was opposed. This time NEWNC oppose the request by a 4-2 vote. Once again trash storage and removal was the...

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Public Works Presents Three Design Concepts for North Square

October 1, 2015
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Boston Public Works Department (DPW) presented three design concepts for the development of North Square at a community meeting held in Saint John School Hall with about 40 residents attending. The concepts were based on input from the neighborhood at several other community meetings held with residents. North Square is an important part of...

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NE10 Wins Court Decision on Long Wharf Status

October 1, 2015
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A seven-year dispute between the North End Ten (NE10) and the Boston Redevelopment Authority (PRA) appears to have come to an end relating to the opening of a restaurant on Long Wharf. US District Court Judge Patti B. Saris ruled Long Wharf is a public open space, as contended by the neighborhood group and...

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Opinion

October 1, 2015
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Season at the Mirabella Pool a splash Through the major effort of the Nazzaro Center staff, Mirabella Pool goers enjoyed another terrific season of swimming, sunbathing and socializing at the facility. Under the direction of Director Carl Ameno everything ran smoothly and the facility was always in tip top shape. Having the pool directly...

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Downtown View:Your House? Think Again.

It is September so my thoughts naturally turn to property rights. It’s not so outlandish. In September, downtown Boston has many new permanent residents—new owners of houses, condominiums, lofts. Those new to downtown Boston may have to learn new attitudes toward their property. You may be one of these new owners. You may have...

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Ruff Dog Show Fundraiser to be Held in the Gassy

One of the most active and successful North End non-profit volunteer organizations, Responsible Urbanites For Fido (Ruff) which developed the dog park in DiFilippo Playground (Gassy), will conduct a benefit fundraiser in the park to raise funds for the care  and maintenance of the well use facility. Ruff is working closely with the Boston...

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NEWNC Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Congratulations to the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), the only community elected board, that will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Tuesday, October 6. The all volunteer organization has been committed to serve the neighborhood by addressing issues, concerns and requests that directly impact the community by acting as an advisory board to the City...

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