Community Daily Briefs

3 Things & Photo Tuesday: Carmen Trattoria Closed, Beer Garden Pop-up, RUFF Meeting & Feast Facts

Three Things to Know Today:

1. Carmen Trattoria Closed

A simple sign on the door announced the closing of Carmen Trattoria after 16 years in North Square. The notice alludes to a reopening “at a new spot” in the near future, although it was not clear if that meant the North End.

2. On the Events Calendar:

9:00 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. – Italian Jazz Music free outdoor music workshop on the Prado, 9am for age 8 and younger, 10:15am for 8+. Get more information at

10:30 a.m. – Storytelling at Faneuil Hall Marketplace with Tony Toledo.  Created for younger audiences, but fun for all ages! South Market Street near Wagamama.

4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Outdoor Beer Garden – To kickoff the 7-day a week opening at Boston Public Market, an outdoor beer garden will be held on the plaza outside the market facing the Greenway. $5 local draft beer, music and games.

7:00 p.m. – RUFF Meeting – RUFF will be planning summer events in the dog park – come join in! They will also have the designs for the new park for anyone interested.

Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.

3. Notable News Found Elsewhere

Feast Facts: A list of Fascinating Facts about Boston’s North End Feasts. For example, did you know there were 10 feasts celebrated in the North End at the festival peak in the 1980’s? There are 5 full-scale feasts now with several other processions. See more at the Boston Globe.

Best Lobster Rolls: It’s an annual tradition … both eating lobster rolls and for Neptune Oyster to receive a “Best Of” award. Here’s the latest at Food & Wine Magazine.

Daily Neighborhood Photo:

A bride and groom joined in the dancing at a music performance at Christopher Columbus Park. Photo by Pauline Cuoco. (Email with your neighborhood photos.)

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