What’s Going On in the North End / Waterfront
Santa Arrives by Helicopter on Sunday, 1pm, at Puopolo Field on Commercial Street (weather permitting). The annual North End Christmas Parade follows through the streets of the North End. See the flyer.
At 11 am, RUFF holds its monthly cleanup. Meet at the Prado.
At 4pm, listen to some Christmas music at the Concerto di Natale, Sacred Heart Church, 10 North Square. See the poster.
View the details on upcoming events and meetings in the Events Calendar.
What’s new on the blog
What people are talking about
Notable News Found Elsewhere
The Boston Zoning Board of Appeal banned new billboards this week from Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Financial District and Kenmore Square. Some other areas need ZBA approval, including South Boston. (Ed: What about the North End?) One billboard owner is making a protest … with billboards, of course, against City Hall and State House corruption including quotes from Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. See the Boston Herald article.
Have you seen Boston’s new “performance” website, Boston About Results? (Ed: At 98.9% success, tax collecting seems to be what the city does best! If only the schools score was that good.) Check out the scorecard here.
Just For Fun (and Charity)
See the photos from the 5th Annual Santa Skate and Toy Drive held on Saturday at Steriti Rink.
Money for Copp’s Hill Burying Ground
Looking after the Greenway
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