The City opened submissions for people interested in becoming part of a "task force" to determine how issues with outdoor dining could be remedied in future iterations of the permanent outdoor dining program. The City notes that "only serious inquiries will be considered" and that applications are due on Friday, March 24th.
From the City's Economic Opportunity and Inclusion Outdoor Dining Page:
The Sail Loft is seeking permanent outdoor sidewalk dining and Bencotto wants to increase its capacity to 60 patrons.
The February NEWNC meeting will be held virtually Monday, February 13th at 7pm on Zoom.
Join here: Zoom Meeting Link
On Saturday, January 21st, NEW Health will offer a vaccine clinic at their North End site for people of all ages. All vaccines and doses will be available to accommodate every patient’s needs. The clinic is open to everyone, not just patients of Mass General Brigham, except for patients 12 or younger. Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are strongly encouraged. To book an appointment, call 857-238-1100.
North End business owners Carla Gomes and Jorge Mendoza - along with two cops and a handful of others - saw their lawsuit against Boston's rule requiring proof of vaccination in indoor public places thrown out yesterday by US District Court Judge Angel Kelley. In her ruling, Judge Kelley explained that the plaintiffs didn't actually suffer any injuries:
North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) announced today the recent addition of new clinical staff at the North End site: Dr. Suo Lee, Dr. Brandon Luk, Nurse Practitioner Madeleine Bayne, and Nurse Practitioner Heather Patrick.
New patients are being accepted on a limited basis at this time as NEW Health continues to expand its primary care staff. More information is available by calling 617-643-8000.
The Residents Association will be hosting a public meeting on outdoor dining this Thursday from 6 - 8pm at the Nazzaro Center. Three concerns are often raised in these discussions: parking, traffic, and accessibility. Let's take a closer look at each along with some other topics and suggestions at the end.