Monthly Archives: October 2016

State Regulator Opposes Lewis Wharf Hotel Building over Submerged Harbor Pilings

State Regulator Opposes  Lewis Wharf Hotel Building over Submerged Harbor Pilings

By Matt Conti The proposed hotel project at Lewis Wharf has been thrown into question after the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection confirmed that a new development cannot extend over pilings or piers that are below water at high tide. Since much of the piling field at Lewis Wharf is not visible at high...

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Villa Michelangelo Apartments Celebrate 15th Anniversary

Villa Michelangelo Apartments Celebrate 15th Anniversary

By Phil Orlandella Villa Michelangelo Apartments held a festive gathering to commemorate its 15th anniversary at the site of the former Michelangelo Junior High School. This partnership includes ABCD/North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center, East Boston Community Development Association and North End/Waterfront Health. The project originally founded in the mid-1990s with the demise of...

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North End Public Safety Meeting Set for October 6

By Phil Orlandella District A1 Boston Police will hold its monthly North End Public Safety meeting on Thursday, October 6 at 6 pm in the Nazzaro Community Center. District Commander Captain William Fong and his staff will present Part One Crime statistics from the month of September and show the difference from the same...

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Artweek Expands into Seven New Towns, Offers over 180 Events

ArtWeek, an award-winning creative festival, announced its largest event lineup since its 2013 launch. From September 30 – October 9, residents and visitors of more than 50 neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts can take part in 180+ unique artistic events. These events will offer participants new ways to experience art, culture, and creativity....

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Boston Public Library’s Fall Local and Family History Series

Boston Public Library’s fall Local & Family History Series continues, offering a wide range of topics from the Gilded Age and researching ancestors’ artifacts to today’s notable restaurants and the history of Haymarket:  · Pamela Holland helps attendees find the stories of their ancestors and locate sources such as newspapers, diaries, letters, digitized books,...

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NEAA Sponsors Trip to Yankees/Red Sox Game

By Phil Orlandella Twenty-nine players and their family members travel to Fenway Park to see the second game of the Red Sox three game sweep of the Yankees. The trip was sponsored by the North End Athletic Association (NEAA). “Tickets were free but parents were encouraged to make a donation to Breast Cancer-Making Strides...

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Greenway Provides Estimated Square Footage for New Art at North End Park

By Phil Orlandella The estimated square-foot of the Meredith James artwork scheduled to be placed at the Greenway’s North End Park is not a huge footprint and there is still plenty of space (5,592 sq.) in which to still enjoy the lawn and Park offerings next summer according to Lucas Cowan of the Greenway...

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Boston Local Food Festival Returns to The Greenway

The Boston Local Food Festival a free outdoor festival that showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England returned to the Greenway. The Festival also featured lively chef & DIY demos, a seafood throwdown competition, diverse music and performances, family...

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Triumphant Evening for NEMPAC’s 15th Anniversary Celebration

Hundreds of community members, parents, instructors, founders and supporters gathered on Friday, September 23rd  at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf to share their appreciation for neighborhood arts and culture at the 15th Anniversary Celebration of the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC). Mayor Martin J. Walsh received an award for his support...

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BRA Has Been Moving in the Right Direction

Since Mayor Martin J. Walsh took office, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) has steadily become more community friendly despite being cast as a complex and at times uncooperative agency. BRA Director Brian Golden has attempted to work with North End/Waterfront groups to the best of his ability with both positive and negative results but...

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