Monday News & Views: Santa Lucia (St. Lucy) Follows Saint Anthony Feast


What’s Going On Monday, August 27, 2012:

At 5:00 pm, the procession of Santa Lucia (St. Lucy) begins on Endicott Street, accompanied by Italian street bands, flower girls and color guard. At 11:00 pm, a candlelight procession will close the feast. View the schedule.

Children can visit the North End Branch Library at 11:00 am for a film.

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

What’s new and exciting on the blog:

Our first set of photos is posted from Sunday’s Grand Procession of St. Anthony through the North End. Take a look.

Under the radar, but worth your time:

We started a poll on the State’s new animal rights law unmuzzling pit bulls. Weigh in.

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

NPR has an interesting piece on how Boston is planning for the near term risk of rising tides. Read more.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

At the end of the St. Anthony Feast, a traditional candlelight walk is held for the Opening Ceremonies of the Feast of Santa Lucia. In this photo, St. Lucy and St. Anthony meet on N. Washington Street. We’ll be posting more photos shortly. Catch up on our coverage of St. Anthony’s Feast.

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“Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Did you take a great photo? Have it featured by submitting it here. Please include a title, date taken and a sentence or two describing the photo. See the neighborhood photo gallery.

Did we miss something or do you have something to add? Put it in the comment section below.