Event Notices

Saturday News & Views: Shantytown, Kitchen Knife Robbery, Civic Discourse, Recycling Dump, Holiday Stroll and Prado Fountain Photo


What’s Going On Today:

The North End Library has a special lecture, 11am, on Saturday, “The North End – Yesterday and Yesteryear.”

It’s Veteran’s Day weekend and the USS Constitution Museum at the Navy Yard is having three days of Family Fun activities, 10-5 on Sat., Sun. and Mon. See their website.

RUFF North End walks over to Charlestown’s Paul Revere Park for a Play Date at 1pm. See their Facebook page.

Check out the Events Calendar for upcoming meetings and activities in the neighborhood.

What’s new on the blog:

We post the latest Police Blotter from BPD District A-1, including a kitchen knife robbery.

What people are talking about:

“Shantytown on Boston Harbor” at Lewis Wharf … see the mock-ups.

Neighbors may want to learn about Civic Discourse regarding Neighborhood Development next Thursday, November 13th.

Under the radar (not):

The never ending Bartlett Place trash dump on recycling day.

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

A 40-foot RV damages several cars in the North End when making a turn on Salem Street. See cw56.com.

Following up on news that the Parcel 9 development is down to just two final bidders, “Haymarket Square Hotel” and “Blackstone Market,” the Boston Business Journal considers the uncertain fate of the Boston Museum. MassDOT said it still considers ramp Parcel 12 as alternative site and the idea still has support from Gov. Deval Patrick. See the article, Proposed Boston museum may be history.


6th Annual Buon Natale Holiday Shopping Stroll – December 7th, 7-11pm. See the flyer.

Neighborhood Photo of the Day:

Here is a shot of the Prado Fountain, before it was recently shut off for the season.

Prado Fountain – 2012 – Photo by Matt Conti

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

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