What you should know for Wednesday, March 8th!
When North End living rooms become the workshop:
Did you happen to catch these articles?
The Boston Transportation Department released a report that unveiled plans to improve transportation, putting a heavy emphasis on commuting by walking. Currently, the North End has a walkability score of 99.6, which makes the North End the best neighborhood for pedestrians in Boston, continue reading at MassLive.
City plan would add dozens of new liquor licenses for small restaurants – and giant South Bay, Seaport projects
A proposal in City Hall calls for the addition of 152 new liquor licenses that are intended to help restaurants in outer neighborhoods of Boston. Among these licenses, nine of them would be available for areas like the North End, pending approval by the state legislature and the governor, UniversalHub has more on the story.
A proposal from the New England Aquarium calls for the rezoning of 42 acres to create a “Blueway” that would span across prime Boston waterfront property. Curbed Boston has more on the proposal that stems from the redevelopment of the Boston Harbor Garage.
Plan your events with the Community Calendar:
Wednesday, March 8
2:00pm Presentation Safety at Home & on the Streets at One Beacon Street. Beacon Hill Village presents “Safety at Home and On the Streets,” a two-part program that will begin with a discussion of home safety and falls prevention by Adam Lipman, physical therapist and program manager at CareTenders Home Health. Registration required, more information.
6:30pm Friends of the NE Library. Located at North End Library, 25 Parmenter St., Boston. More Information.
Thursday, March 9
7:00pm The Boston Castrato – Book talk and signing. The Boston Castrato captures 1920s Boston through the eye of a young Italian castrato seeking love. Raffi leaves more than his country behind in Rome after being snipped by a bishop as the last castrato and is soon bundled off to America when the Church takes shame. [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston].
Friday, March 10
6:00pm Walking Through – Elena F. Danielle Oteri, art historian and founder of Feast on History, will walk us through some of Naples’ most iconic sights, but also highlight some of the lesser known parts of the city, as described in the Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante. [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston].
From the Community:
Country Artists Tyler Farr and Eric Paslay to Headline Massachusetts Fallen Heroes’ Patriot Fest. Massachusetts Fallen Heroes, an organization dedicated to honoring the Fallen, supporting Gold Star Families and empowering Veterans, is pleased to announce that chart-topping country artists Tyler Farr and Eric Paslay will headline this year’s Patriot Fest at Lawn on D on Saturday, May 20, 2017. More information.
New and Fun Way to Explore North End’s History. It’s a free web tool for map lovers and history enthusiasts. In Mapjunction you can compare any two maps from Boston and environ history. You’ll see almost 400 maps and aerial photos that are the result of combining about 3000 individual maps and aerial scans. Most of them cover the North End.
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Chance of Rain
Steady light rain this morning. Showers continuing this afternoon. High 56F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
High 56° / Low 50°
Cloudy skies with some morning fog. High 57F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
High 57° / Low 53°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
A widely scattered shower or thunderstorm is possible early. Then cloudy skies through the afternoon hours. High 73F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
High 73° / Low 56°
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