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NEWRA Comm. Has No Objection to Two Requests

March 16, 2012
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NEWRA Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee in conjunction with its Executive Committee  have sent letters to the City of Boston Board of Appeal stating they have no objection to two requests presented to them. Tom Hawk has filed a zoning appeal to convert the last remaining commercial space at 100 Fulton Street, Fulton Court...

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A Clean Sweep

A Clean Sweep

On a rainy and cool Saturday morning a staff person from the Pizzeria Regina on Thatcher Street is shown cleaning the sidewalk and curb in front of the popular eatery. Reportedly, the Regina does this every day. Good Neighbor

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Sheer Genius

Sheer Genius

It’s been two months. You’re due for a haircut. You flip through the latest issue of Vogue, debating which model-esque hairstyle you want to emulate, and call to make an appointment with whatever upscale Newbury Street salon you typically go to. But have you ever thought about the person creating that desirable look you...

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Bernard O’Rourke Promoted to Police Headquarters: Replaced by Captain Thomas Lee in District A-1

Bernard O’Rourke Promoted to Police Headquarters: Replaced by Captain Thomas Lee in District A-1

Bernard O’Rourke, longtime Boston Police Captain of District A-1 including the North End, has been promoted to BPD headquarters as Assistant Chief to Superintendent William Evans, in charge of all 2,400 uniformed officers throughout all 11 city districts. Bernie O’Rourke has about 35 years with the Boston Police, 18 years in District A-1 and...

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Commercial Trash Pick-up Times Discussed

March 8, 2012
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While discussions centered around a Home Rule Petition that would regulate commercial trash collection times throughout the City of Boston, no official suggestions were determined at a recent Boston City Council hearing. The Home Rule Petition was filed by Councilors Felix Arroyo and Mike Ross based on numerous complaints by residents, including North End/Waterfront...

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Thirty Local Eateries Participate in Upcoming Restaurant Week

March 8, 2012
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Thirty North End/Waterfront eateries are participating in Restaurant Week Boston, more than last year’s participants. Restaurant Week takes place March 18-23 and March 25-30 and features, prix fixe three course dinners for $33.12, three course lunches for $20.12 and two course lunches for $15.12. Prices are per person and exclude beverages, tax and gratuity....

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Battery Wharf Architect Robert Verrier Elected to AIA College of Fellows

February 29, 2012
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Battery Wharf Architect Robert Verrier Elected to AIA College of Fellows

Robert Verrier, the enigmatic and gifted managing partner of The Architectural Team, who designed Battery Wharf among other projects in the North End, has been elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows. For an architect, the award is the equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize for journalists. It is a major honor...

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North Bennet Street School and Eliot Parents Group Are the Only Two Bidders for North and Richmond Street Buildings

North Bennet Street School and Eliot Parents Group Are the Only Two Bidders for North and Richmond Street Buildings

Only two bids were received by the City of Boston for the North and Richmond Street buildings up for sale in the North End, according to multiple sources close to the situation. A property swap plus cash proposal was submitted by the North Bennet Street School and a “public interest” bid by the Eliot...

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Boston Police Public Safety Meeting to Address Crime

February 29, 2012
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Boston Police from District A-1 will hold a public safety meeting on the Thursday March 1, to present crime statistics, information and listen to residents grips and suggestions to deal with issues relating to the North End/Waterfront community. The meeting will be held in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street on March...

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Restaurant Week a Bonanza for Consumers out to Dinner

February 29, 2012
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March signals the coming of restaurant week. This is the week that makes the winter season worth it if you dine outside of your own kitchen. From March 18 to 23 and March 25 to 30, Boston’s best restaurants will be offering tasty and price conscious menus for lunch and dinner. By every measure,...

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