What you should know for Monday
Boston's waterfront has and continues to serve as a gateway for many generations of Americans. Irish immigrants settled into waterfront neighborhoods, like the North End, East Boston and even on the Harbor Islands before building strong proud communities in Charlestown, South Boston, Dorchester and other parts of the city and country. Happy St. Patrick's Day Boston. Sláinte! . Photo Credit: John G. Hoey; Ph.D. #irishhistoryandheritage #bostonhistory #waterfront #stpatricksday #boston #immigranthistory #gateway #stpaddysday
Notable news found elsewhere:
North Square Oyster will be opened in April by Nicholas Frattaroli, the owner of North End’s gastropub Ward 8. The new place will be in the space that formerly housed Gennaro’s 5 North Square and will be a seafood-focused affair with plates like lobster pie and sea urchin pasta. Zagat has more on highly anticipated openings, like Cunard Tavern in East Boston which will be opened by the North End’s Phil Frattoroli.
St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church and Ancient Arch have been denied landmark status in the City of Boston. St. Leonard’s Church, North End District (Chapter 40C), and Sacred Heart Church are currently pending their landmark status, The Boston Globe has the full compilation of landmarks and their proposals.
Some bakeries may keep these around until Easter, but some places will only make them until Saint Joseph Day on the 19th. BostonZest has more on their “all time favorite” from Modern Pastry, although they still enjoy a freshly-filled Zeppola from Maria’s Pastry Shop in the North End.
Plan your events with the Community Calendar:
Monday, March 20
10:30am Story Time with the Boston Ballet at West End Library. Children ages 2+ and their caregivers, join us once a month to hear stories about a famous ballet or a dancer, supplemented with a movement experience that highlights major themes of the story. Located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston.
Tuesday, March 21
TWO SESSIONS. North Station Mobility Action Plan. The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and the Boston Transportation Department (BTD), in conjunction with other city departments will host a public design charrette on March 14, 2017 to receive focused public feedback on the proposed Bulfinch Triangle Transportation Improvements, which is an immediate action item recommended in the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP).
Public Design Charrette – Session 1
Time: 03/14/2017 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Causeway Restaurant & Bar, 65 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 02114
Public Design Charrette – Session 2
Time: 03/14/2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Amy Lowell House, Community Room, 65 Martha Road, Boston, MA 02114
6:30pm Irish Heritage Honoree Night at West End Museum. As part of Irish Heritage Month, The West End Museum is once again celebrating notable West Enders of Irish descent, more information.
6:30pm RUFF Feedback at the Gassy Dog Park. With Spring fast approaching and longer daylight hours we are bringing back our feedback in the park. RUFF’s Board members will be in the Gassy dog park this evening to meet new members, chat about the park plans, address concerns and remind park users of proper park etiquette.
Wednesday, March 22
4:00pm Big Brother Casting at Ned Devines, Faneuil Hall Marketplace. CBS’s BIG BROTHER 19 is holding an Open Casting Call at Ned Devine’s in Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Are you an outgoing, intriguing, competitive person who would make the perfect BIG BROTHER House Guest? Are you up for anything and everything?
From the Community:
Register for Italian Home for Children’s Annual Gala! Italian Home for Children provides progressive and therapeutic programs to help children, adults and families with emotional, behavioral and educational special needs thrive in their communities. See ItalianHome.org, view more information.
Capturing the Moment: Ephemera Collections at Historic New England. Join Lorna Condon, senior curator of Library and Archives, for an introduction to Historic New England’s outstanding ephemera collections. Located at the Otis House, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston. More Information.
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