Event Notices

Wednesday News & Views: Yom Kippur, DeMarco Statue Sketch, School Choice, Redistricting Veto, Public Market and Accordian Player Photo


What’s Going On Wednesday, September 26, 2012:

The Jewish high holiday, Yom Kippur, continues today.

Farmer’s Market and Retail Trucks are on City Hall Plaza from 11pm-7pm.

The NE Library is showing “The Immortal Marilyn Monroe” at 6pm.

Paul Revere’s role in the War of 1812 will be discussed in a lecture a the Old State House, 6:30pm

The Events Calendar has all the details. Please check with organizers for last minute changes.

What’s new on the blog:

We posted the first public rendering of the Tony DeMarco statue to be unveiled on October 20th at the corner of Cross and Hanover Streets. See the sketch.

What people are talking about:

If you have any interest in the Eliot School, now and in the future, take a look at the proposed school choice zones/no-zone proposals. See the options and vote in the poll.

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

You’ll be less than shocked to hear that Mayor Menino has vetoed the second redistricting plan from the City Council. At the Daily Free Press.


Columnist Karen Cord Taylor provides an optimist’s view of the Boston Public Market.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

Accordion Player on Cross Street – September 2012 (Photo by Matt Conti)

Click photo image above to enlarge. Did you take a great photo? Send it in.

Your comments are welcome below. Then, go out and enjoy the day!