Neighborhood View of the Day:

The Memorial Garden at Old North has one dog tag for each American service member who has died in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Memorial Garden at Night – April 2013 – Photo by Matt Conti

North End / Waterfront Events on the Calendar:

  • This year’s Memorial Day remembrance tribute concert will be on Monday, May 27, 2013 at Christopher Columbus Park starting at 6:30 pm. It’s a free concert featuring the Metropolitan Wind Symphony and the Boston City Singers. Bring a towel or lawn chair to honor our veterans and military heros on this special holiday. See the flyer.
  • USS Constitution will conduct a 21-Gun Salute on Memorial Day (Monday, May 27) to commemorate the men and women who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. While Constitution will be open to the public on Memorial Day, the ship will be temporarily closed off from approximately 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the 21-Gun Salute. The 21-Gun Salute is scheduled to commence at noon, with one shot being fired every minute for the next 21 minutes.

View the details on upcoming events and meetings in the Events Calendar.

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Boston Weather:

Monday May 27
Day – Mainly sunny. High 71F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Night – Clear skies. Low 46F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Did we miss an event or news? Your comments are welcome below.

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