A Night of Shakespeare with NEMPAC’s Doug Bowen-Flynn!

Do you like Shakespeare, but sometimes wish you had a viewing guide? Want to understand the play better as you watch it, and to join fellow adults for a fun evening of Shakespearean insight? Join NEMPAC Board Member Doug Bowen-Flynn on Thursday, May 11th for a night of Shakespeare, comedy, and tasty food! Guests will enjoy catered appetizers and...

Jigsaw Picture Puzzle: Hanover Street in Blue Hour

Solve this jigsaw puzzle to view a blue hour scene of Hanover Street in Boston's North End. There are only 35 pieces! How to play: Move and drag the pieces around just like a regular jigsaw puzzle. When two pieces are connected, they will click together. If you are “missing” a piece, move the other pieces aside to look behind them. Helpful...

Seniors Invited on Rockport Day Trip With ABCD Center

Spring has sprung and it is time to take a trip to the seaside!  Please see the attached flyer.  Do encourage the seniors in your lives to call early to fill the remaining spots.  As always, please reach out with any questions by calling the office at 617-523-8125.

Landmarks Commission Demolition Delay on Cross Street Properties Ends in June

The Boston Landmarks Commission voted to invoke a 90-day demolition delay regarding the buildings on Cross Street between Hanover and Salem (198 Hanover St., 60 Cross St. and 53 Salem St.). The BLC informed the applicant, Charter Realty, that the delay could be lifted early if they make some alterations to the proposed design to make it more sensitive to the...

Friday’s Briefing: Hidden Homes, Love Your Block, Taste of the North End!

What you should know for Friday & the Weekend! Events for Friday, April 28th 6:00pm Taste of the North End at Steriti Rink, Commercial Street. The 24th Annual Taste of the North End will once again be at the Steriti Rink in the North End starting at 7pm. See www.totne.org for more information and tickets. 6:00pm Francesca Montillo – “The Lazy Italian.” Francesca Montillo...

Boston Community Collaborative Coordinates On Court Kids Experience at Celtics Playoff Game

Boston Community Collaborative coordinated an amazing “Anthem Buddies” opportunity for 26 lucky kids ranging in age from 8-15 for the first game of the Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls playoff series. These kids got to stand on the court with the Celtics players during the singing of the National Anthem. Several of the favorite things that these kids got to...

World Labyrinth Day & Public Art Celebration at Armenian Heritage Park on Saturday, May 6

Celebrate Public Art! Park's Abstract Sculpture & Labyrinth Saturday, May 6 at 12:45pm   1:00 pm   World Labyrinth Day:  Walk as One in Peace & Harmony At 12:45 pm, introduction to walking a labyrinth. 1:30 pm Reception to View the Abstract Sculpture  2017 Configuration *  Remarks: Jared Bowen WGBH Executive Arts Editor and Host, Open Studio Tea & Desserts  hosted by MEM Tea Imports & Eastern Lamejun Bakers ____________________________________________________________ *  Annually in early April, a crane lifts and pulls apart the...

Improv Asylum Hosts North End Against Drugs for Family Vacation Show

The Improv Asylum on Hanover Street once again hosted North End Against Drugs (NEAD) for a Family Improv Show during April school vacation. Close to 100 NEAD family members attended this hilarious event on Wednesday, April 19. The children were treated to pizza donated by Regina Pizzeria, soft drinks provided by the Improv, and of course an incredible Improv show!...

Happy 65th Anniversary to Mary & Frank Romano

HAPPY 65th ANNIVERSARY   TO MARY & FRANK ROMANO FROM: ALL OF YOUR LOVING SONS, DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW, GRAND CHILDREN, &  GREAT GRAND CHILDREN APRIL 27, 2017

Thursday’s Briefing: Endicott & Salem Street Abutter Meetings, Hilton’s Tent City and Lulu’s Kitchen Closed

Things to know for Thursday Events for Thursday, April 27th 6:00pm Olivia Kate Cerrone – The Hunger Saint. The Hunger Saint (Bordighera Press 2017) is a historical novella about a young boy’s survival from the sulfur mines of rural Sicily. Set in post WWII-era Italy, this book reflects upon the religious, cultural, social and economic factors that helped normalize the practice of child labor...

City Council Votes to Pass Home-Rule Petition for Winthrop Square Garage Development

The Boston City Council approved the purchase of the city's vacant Winthrop Square garage for $153 million by Millennium Partners to build a 775-foot-high tower. The home-rule petition needs a State Legislature vote because the $1 billion development would add shadows to the Boston Common. Here is a summary of Wednesday's debate from City Council President Michelle Wu, one of three...

Greenway Open Market Announces Line-Up for 2017 Opening Weekend (5/6 & 5/7)

Juried Handmade Arts and Crafts Market Comprised of 70% Women Owned Businesses this Season New England Open Markets, today announces details of the 2017 Greenway Open Market, in partnership with the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The Greenway Open Market, located in the Wharf Districts Parks of the Greenway, is a juried handmade arts and crafts market. Only the best of the...

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