The Fort Point Channel Landmark District Commission will hold their next meeting on:
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Piemonte Room, Boston City Hall, Fifth Floor
In addition to other topics, The FPCLD will be conducting an advisory review of 338 Congress St. More agenda details.
Congratulations to Mayor-Elect Martin Walsh, Councilor Bill Linehan , Councilor-At-Large Stephen Murphy , Councilor-At-Large Ayanna Pressley, and new Councilors-At-Large Michael Flaherty and Michelle Wu.
The Fort Point Neighborhood Association (FPNA) looks forward to working with you to improve our South Boston neighborhood while preserving the historic character and arts component of our community. With new development energizing Fort Point, we stand ready for accelerated infrastructure and community services; balanced residential and affordable housing, advanced transportation and parking solutions; activated ground level and open green spaces, all while staying true to the mission of the 100 Acres Plan.
As Mayor-Elect Walsh said in his acceptance speech, “Together we can make our dreams come true.”
FRONT invites you to come check out their new layout, new products, and, for just one evening, the work of seven fantastic artists! Pick up hostess gifts for your Thanksgiving travels or start holiday shopping early. Or just stop by to say hello and have a glass of wine. The store will be open all day, 11-7, and the artists will be there from 4-7.
Artists: Susy Pilgrim Waters, Angela Liguori, Jill Bent, Kirsty Allore, Cat Bennett, Julia Talcott, and Jan Moscowitz.
Date: Monday, November 25, 2013
Location: FRONT, 25 Channel Center Street Boston, MA 02210
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Title: BRA Community Meeting Re: 338 Congress Street
Location: Boston Fire Museum, 344 Congress St. Boston, MA 02210
Description: The BRA will host a meeting regarding 388 Congress St. The Project will replace a surface parking lot of approximately 5,420 square feet with a distinctive mid-rise residential condominium building in the Fort Point Channel district. It will include the construction of an approximately 69 foot height building containing up to approximately nine (9) new residential condominium units with ground-level retail, local service, and/or restaurant uses and approximately ten (10) spaces of accessory residential parking. The Project will contain approximately 26,750 square feet of gross floor area. More details. Please note revised meeting date of Monday, December 5th.
Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013 *new date*
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Comment Period Deadline: December 12, 2013, which coincides with the Fort Point Landmark District Commissions advisory review of the project at 6:30 pm at the Piedmonte Room, Boston City Hall, Fifth Floor.
Title: Denise Hajjar Boutique Fashion Show
Location: RumBa at Intercontinental Hotel, 510 Atlantic Ave Boston MA 02210
Description: An informal modeling showcasing Denise Hajjar beautiful clothing pieces and a huge array of incredible accessories from the Fall Collection. A 15% discount on anything in the boutique including gift certificates available during the event. Reservations are highly recommended. To book your table at RumBa, please call Allison Jensen @ 617-217-5041. More details.
Date: Monday, November 18, 2013 and Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Boston Municipal election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Fort Point residents will select a new Boston Mayor, a District 2 City Councilor and four City Councilors-At-Large. With the rapid growth and development in Fort Point, it is more important than ever for Fort Point to turnout and vote.
Mayor: City Councilor-At-Large John Connolly or State Representative Martin Walsh
District 2 City Councilor: City Councilor Bill Linehan or Suzanne Lee
Four City Councilors-At-Large:
Michael F Flaherty, Former City Councilor-At-Large
Martin J Keogh
Jack F Kelly III
Stephen J Murphy, Present City Councilor-At-Large
Ayanna S Pressley, Present City Councilor-At-Large
Jeffrey Michael Ross
Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm.
Vote at the Condon School located at 200 D Street, South Boston.
Over a hundred people attended the debate between Councilor Linehan and Suzanne Lee at the South Boston Lithuanian Club Monday night. The candidates answered questions submitted by South Boston Neighborhood Associations. Michael Dowling, Artistic Director of Medicine Wheel Productions, President of the South Boston Association of Non-Profits and long-time South Boston resident, moderated the event with skill and humor. At the end of the debate, residents left informed on the similarities and differences of the candidates and of the neighborhoods too.
This is the first time Fort Point Neighborhood Association (FPNA) co-sponsored an event with fellow South Boston Neighborhood Associations. The FPNA looks forward to working together again and sharing ideas in order to support each other and advocate in a more powerful way.
Special thanks to: the South Boston Lithuanian Club for providing an inviting and hospitable venue, to Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant for their tasty pizzas, to Bee’s Knees Supply Co. for their gourmet cheese platter, to Starbucks West Broadway for their renowned coffee, and to Southie Shuttle for getting us there and back.
Thank you to the Bill Linehan and Suzanne Lee for the flexibility in your schedules and for recognizing the importance of the issues of South Boston residents in District 2.
Don’t forget to vote this Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Polls will be open from 7am to 8pm.
Councilor Bill Linehan and challenger Suzanne Lee will address District 2 residents on Monday, October 28th from 6pm – 7pm at the Lithuanian Club.
The event is presented by Fort Point, West Broadway, Saint Vincent Lower End and Dorchester Heights Neighborhood Associations.
Michael Dowling, Artistic Director of Medicine Wheel Productions, President of the South Boston Association of Non-Profits and long-time South Boston resident, will moderate.
Refreshments will be served at 5:30pm. The debate will start promptly at 6pm. The Lithuanian Club is located at 368 West Broadway (W. Broadway & E St.) South Boston, MA 02127.
Southie Shuttle will pick up and drop off at Barlow’s and Bee’s Knees. The shuttle will make two round trips starting at 5:20pm at Bee’s Knees and 5:35pm at Barlows. Residents attending the Mayoral debate with Professor Glaeser at 7pm will be picked up at the Lithuanian Club at 6:50pm. Everyone else is welcome to stay and talk to the candidates and their representatives. Southie Shuttle will return for a final pick up at 7:30pm.
Each participating South Boston Neighborhood Association may submit three to five prepared questions. Fort Point neighbors can complete our survey on Fort Point priorities by 1pm Monday for consideration in tonight’s debate. If your issue(s) is not listed, don’t worry- you can add them during the survey.
Look forward to seeing everyone there!
Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, the Thursday, October 24th City Council District 2 Debate between Bill Linehan and Suzanne Lee has been cancelled. If possible, the event will be rescheduled. In the interim, we encourage you to take our survey on Fort Point Community Priorities, as we will use it to design a community meeting with Senator Forry.
Councillor Bill Linehan and Suzanne Lee
Moderator Peter Kadzis, WGBH
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Refreshments 6:00 PM
Thanks to Bees Knees, Lincoln and Starbucks West Broadway
6:30 – 8:00 pm
368 West Broadway, South Boston
(West Broadway and E Street)
Sponsored by South Boston’s Neighborhood Associations:
Andrew Square Civic Association
City Point Neighborhood Association
Cityside Neighborhood Association
Dorchester Heights Association
Fort Point Neighborhood Association
Gate of Heaven Neighborhood Association
St. Vincent’s/Lower End Neighborhood Association
West Broadway Neighborhood Association
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