Wednesday’s News & Views: “Grease” is the Word, Mugging Report, Bursting Toilet and Grand Finale Feast Photo


What’s Going On Wednesday, August 29, 2012:

“I got chills, they’re multiplying” … Yes, Grease is still the word and you can see for yourself at Virgil’s Wednesday movie night at the Gassy (DeFilippo Playground) at 7pm on Prince Street. This is a showing that was previously postponed due to rain. There will be free Regina Pizza, music and beverages.

It’s also free movie night at the North End Branch Library at 6pm with a showing of Smiles of a Summer Night with Ingmar Bergman.

Head “Back to the Beaches” from 11am – 2pm with free ferry service to Spectacle Island with The Boston Harbor Association. Reserve a spot at

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

What’s new on the blog:

The Monday night mugging on Richmond and Commercial Street has raised public safety concerns.

New on the calendar:

The Fall event schedule at the Paul Revere House and 2012 NEAA Soccer Registration.

You won’t believe it until you see it:

The bursting toilet at Mirabella Pool.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

I’m still processing the last set of photos from the St. Anthony’s Feast Sunday Procession. Here’s a preview of the final confetti scene when the statue of Saint Anthony is greeted by the crowd at the end of the night in the center feast area between N. Margin and Endicott Streets.

Finale at Saint Anthony’s Feast Sunday Grand Procession – August 2012 by Matt Conti

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