Community Daily Briefs

3 Things & Photo: Throwback Thursday, Greenway Subsidy, Fisherman’s Feast Kickoff!

Three Things to Know for Thursday, August 18th!

1. Feast decorations and seniors, keeping the essence of the North End:

2. The Greenway is in the spotlight, again:

I-Team: After Money Allegations, MassDOT Withheld Taxpayer Subsidy From GreenwayState Transportation leaders withheld a monthly taxpayer subsidy to the Greenway Conservancy after allegations of financial misconduct ensued, according to an article at, CBS Boston.

3. Events scheduled on the community calendar:

Kickoff of the Fisherman’s Feast at Fleet, Lewis & North Streets (Lasting through Sunday)

– 6:30pm Opening Ceremonies & Blessing of the Fishing Waters at Fisherman’s Feast. Opening Ceremonies: La Madonna Del Soccorso will leave her permanent chapel on Lewis Street For a solemn Procession to the Christopher Columbus WaterFront Park for the Annual blessing of the Fishing Waters.

8:00am Annissa Essaibi George at Boston Common Coffee. City Councilor at Large Annissa Essaibi-George will be having a coffee hour at Boston Common Coffee, 97 Salem Street in Boston’s North End. All are welcome to stop by and talk to the councilor.

6:00pm North Square Public Art Meeting at Nazzaro Center. The Boston Public Works Department and Boston Art Commission would like to invite you to discuss opportunities for the integration of Public Art in conjunction with the City’s proposed redesign of North Square.

6:30pm A Pirate Capture, a Daring Escape (Gregory Flemming) Old North Speaker Series at Old North Church.  This talk will recount the incredible true story of a nineteen year old fisherman, Philip Ashton, from colonial Massachusetts who was captured by pirates and then escaped and survived for two years on an uninhabited Caribbean island. Reservations and more details.

Throwback Thursday: Photos from the 2015 Fisherman’s Feast!

Photo by Matt Conti
Photo by Matt Conti

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

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