Event Notices

Wednesday News & Views: Greenway Parks and Library Meetings, NStar Construction and Public Art


What’s Going On Today:

At 6:30 pm, the Friends of the North End Parks sit down with the Greenway Conservancy at the Mariner’s House (11 North Square, 2nd Floor) to discuss horticulture improvements on Parcels 8 and 10, the North End Greenway parks. All are welcome.

Also at 6:30 pm, the Friends of the North End Branch Library have their monthly meeting at the Parmenter St. branch. New volunteers welcome.

The Events Calendar has all the details.

What’s new on the blog:

Eliot’s 300th celebration announcement (here), NEAA news (here) and Ask Toni & Maria (here).

What people are talking about:

Why did NStar selected the height of leaf-peeking tourist season to do major construction on Salem & Hull Streets? See the scene in front of the Old North Church.

Under the radar:

Have you been keeping up with the new public art strategy by the Greenway Conservatory? Watch the video.


Today is the first day of a 36-hour giving challenge sponsored by the Boston Foundation. The Boston Harbor Association is hoping to raise $25,000 in donations and grants. See the post.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

It was announced at last night’s Neighborhood Council meeting that North End artist, Nathan Swain, has received approval from the Boston Art Commission to put a mural on the flights brick wall in the “Gassy.” In the photo below, Nate’s work is shown on the Salem Street Power Building with a printed canvas of a garden behind the gate.

Salem Street Power Building Mural with Bikes – October 2012 (Photo by Matt Conti)

Click photo image above to enlarge. Did you take a great photo? Send it in.

Your comments are welcome below. Then, go and enjoy the day!