Monthly Archives: November 2015

A Day of Music

A Day of Music

Violin student from last year’s NEMPAC recital.

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A Colorful Change

A Colorful Change

It’s finally fall foliage season on The Greenway and this week the park was named one of the 7 best places in/around Boston to check out the changing leaves! Thanks to Michael Pistininzi from our #GreenwayHort staff for this lovely picture.

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Residents Still Angry Over Loss of Parking Spaces

Following angry North End residents complaining about his administration removing four prime parking spaces and replacing them with paid commercial spots, Mayor Martin Walsh quickly defended his staff for failing to hold public hearings before making the controversial move. Many residents and neighborhood civic groups were not pleased when they learned of the change...

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Singers Needed for NEMPAC Holiday Concert

Adult singers are needed for the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Holiday Concert of Handel’s Messiah. NEMPAC’s Messiah Chorus will be directed by Nicholas Place, Boston Conservatory. Singers will be joined by NEMPAC faculty, members of the Back Bay Chorale and City Singers. Two years of choral or singing is required...

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NEMPAC Student Holiday Music Recitals

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) musical instruction students have been working hard all fall on their instructional studies preparing for a full day of music making and performance for the annual student holiday music recitals to be held at St. Stephen Church on Hanover Street on Saturday, December 5. The free...

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Salem Street Five Story Addition Plans Deferred by Board of Appeals

November 12, 2015
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It’s back to the community for a request by the owner of 92-96 Salem Street (Nicholas D’Amore) to develop a five-story addition in the rear of the building and change the occupancy from six residential units and two stores to 11 one-unit residential units and two stores. The request was deferred until January by...

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MBTA Ranks as Most Important Factor for Millennials Who Live and Work in Boston

Boston’s millennial workforce, a large and influential bloc of 20 to 37 year-olds, cites the MBTA as the most important component of where they choose to live, work and play, according to a new survey from ULI Boston/New England and theMassINC Polling Group. The survey will be officially unveiled on Monday November 9 at...

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FOCCP Hosts Light Trellis Display with State-of-the-Art Led Lights

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will celebrate a Boston holiday tradition with the thirteenth annual lighting of the park’s signature trellises on Monday, November 23, beginning at 5:00 p.m.  Local businesses and neighbors support the efforts of FOCCP, the all-volunteer neighborhood organization, to raise the funds needed to illuminate the trellis and...

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Mayor Announces Charging Stations Now Available on City Hall Plaza

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that WrightGrid, the leading provider of solar-powered charging stations for mobile devices, has installed two WrightGrid Model Z charging stations at City Hall Plaza, providing Boston’s residents and visitors with free, secure, and sustainable charging.  The announcement builds on the Mayor’s commitment to establishing City Hall Plaza as a...

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From Our Readers

Urban Renewal Zone extensions Please be advised that the North End/Waterfront Residents Association (NEWRA) strongly opposes the BRA’s proposed ten-year extension of the 14 expiring Urban Renewal Zones (URZ), and particularly the zone in the North End/Waterfront neighborhood.  During the meetings held in various communities this year, we feel that the BRA has failed...

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