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Friday News & Views: Saint Anthony Feast Opens


What’s Going On Today:

“The Feast of All Feasts” opens at 7pm tonight at the 93rd Saint Anthony Feast that runs from August 24th through Sunday, August 26th on Endicott, Thacher and N. Margin Streets. Check out the schedule of events.

“Bear Language” performs on the Greenway Wharf District Parks, starting at 6pm. More info.

Check with event organizers for last minute changes. View details and more community happenings on the Events Calendar.

What’s new on the blog:

Before the crowds arrive, the St. Anthony Society hosted a neighborhood BBQ on Endicott Street. See the photos.

More News:

The Department of Public Health has raised the threat of West Nile virus to “high” in Boston indicating multiple cases are likely and the 2nd highest level under “critical.” A Cambridge man has been hospitalized with a 2nd case of West Nile virus. More at Boston.com.

Delaware North, owner of TD Garden, has a deal to sell the development rights to developer AvalonBay for a revised version of a 375-unit tower, called the Nashua Street Residences, over the North Station garage. Instead of condos, the building will be primarily rental apartments. Boston Herald article.

Just For Fun:

It’s Free Fun Friday with free ferries to the Boston Harbor Islands, 8:30am-6:30pm, on August 24th, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation. More info.


Remember last year at this time when Tropical Storm Irene postponed the procession for the St. Anthony Feast? This video shows the postponed procession held in early September.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

The expression on this kid’s face says it all. Buona Festa! – August 2012 by Matt Conti

Click photo image above to enlarge.

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