May NEWNC meeting agenda

The North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting Monday, May 9th.

Join the meeting Monday night with this link:

Agenda includes:

Proposal to add one story and roof deck to 47-48 Snow Hill St. 47-48 Snow Hill is the cute three story building with dormers across from Copp's Hill. An abutters meeting was already held. Looking forward to seeing their plans.

Gigi Coletta wins District 1 City Council to replace Lydia Edwards

Gigi Coletta beat out Tania Del Rio to win the District 1 City Council seat left vacant by Lydia Edwards when she resigned to be a full-time State Senator. Coletta had worked previously as a staffer for Edwards.

Congrats to Coletta and Del Rio for a great campaign.

UniversalHub has the full scoop.

Good Taste Records opens its doors on Thacher Street

Add Vinyl Record Store to the list of locally owned, independent brick and mortar shops that now exist in the North End. Good Taste Records opened its doors at 4 Thacher Street this weekend. The intimate space features racks of curated vinyl ranging from hip-hop and funk to soul, electronic, jazz, and soundtracks for films and video games. There's even a listening room to sample sounds before you buy.

City Council candidate information session and Q&A - Monday April 18th, 5:30pm

The City of Boston will hold a Special Municipal Election to fill the City Council seat vacated by Lydia Edwards. There are two candidates for the seat: Tania Del Rio and Gabriela Coletta. The two will present information on themselves and their campaigns as well as answer questions from participants via a Zoom meeting on Monday, April 18th at 5:30 pm.

Spotted: Signs for "The Flamingo" at former Four Winds space - plus: A walk down memory lane

With a fresh coat of paint and absent its signature maroon awnings, the new owners and operators of the property have started to transform 266 Commercial Street - formerly occupied by the Four Winds. - into The Flamingo. The Four Winds was one of the North End's longest operating establishments, opening in 1963 and closing the fall of 2019.