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City Launches Youth/Young Adult Homelessness Plan

May 17, 2018
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Rising to the Challenge: Ending Youth and Young Adults Homelessness in the city, a community planning process centered around preventing and hopefully ending homelessness among unaccompanied people, has been launched by members of the City of Boston’s Youth Action Board. The Board is the City’s consumer advisory group of youth and young adults who...

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Under the Strawberry Moon at The Greenway

May 17, 2018
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Under the Strawberry Moon community event will be held at the American Heritage Park on The Greenway on Thursday, June 28 from 8:30 to 9:15 p.m. The event is a perfect time to meet/greet, network, walk the moonlight Labyrinth and enjoy chocolate dipped strawberries and iced teas hosted by Vicki Lee’s & MEM Tea...

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Improvements to North End Parks Meeting to be Held

May 17, 2018
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Boston Parks and Recreation Department (BPD) will conduct the third in a series of public meetings relating to potential improvements to Puopolo Park and Langone Field on Commercial Street. Following two other public meetings to obtain suggestions for the renovation of the parks BPD will present additional plans for the public space. “We look...

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NEWNC Community Election this Saturday, May 19

May 17, 2018
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In just two days on Saturday, May 19 the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its annual community election to fill six open two-year terms on the Board. The election site is the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street, which will be open from 10 AM to 2 PM. Each year six...

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City Summer Safety Strategy Includes the Monitoring of House Parties

May 17, 2018
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Boston Police will continue to strengthen public safety throughout the city with a committed strategy initiative currently implemented in an effort to reduce violence throughout the summer months. A multi-pronged approach includes: Increase positive interactions between police and the community, engage youth with programming and activities, increased access to services and provide increased police...

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Downeast Cider House to Open on The Greenway

May 17, 2018
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Selection of the partner to operate a new pop-up drinkery on The Greenway’s 17-acre park at Dewey Square across from South Station has been made. Downeast Cider House has been chosen to run the Downtown Back Porch on The Greenway. The partnership brings Downeast’s unfiltered craft cider to the park’s contemporary popular location. Furthering...

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Opinion

May 17, 2018
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Being a Good Neighbor Carmelina Restaurant recently hosted a great fundraiser for the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) that was a terrific success. Owner Damien DiPaola did a great job providing a delicious menu and outstanding excellent hospitality. Fantasy Wines, Christina Trotta and Modern Pastries supported the fundraiser. Proceeds from the...

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Haymarket Hotel Moves Forward

May 4, 2018
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Plans for the Haymarket Hotel (Parcel 9) have been approved with a minor height addition by the Boston Planning and Development agency, formerly the BRA. Plans call for 225 hotel units, patio, open space, and new street-front landscaping. Approximately 125 permanent jobs will be created and 300 construction jobs. The hotel will include 9,000...

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NEAA Benefit Golf Tournament Being Planned

May 4, 2018
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More than one hundred and forty golfers hit the links each year for the annual North End Athletic Association (NEAA) benefit golf tournament held at the Andover Country Club. Scheduled for Monday, August 6 with a shotgun start 7:30 AM, the tournament is played in memory of lifelong North End resident Carmen “Tilly” DeMarco...

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Don Giovanni Set to Return to Faneuil Hall

May 4, 2018
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Once again, the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall will be the site of the annual performance, a full production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni, as part of the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), Opera Project. The production is a fully staged Opera sung in Italian with English with super titles,...

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