Community Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s 3 Things: Vantage Point, Public Pools, Newbury Street Closure, FOCCP Meeting!

Three Things to Know for Tuesday, August 9th!

1. Social Media Snapshot: Can anybody name where this picture was taken?

2. News found from other publications:

Newbury Street closed to cars, photo credit: Chris Christo, read the story at, The Boston Herald.
Newbury Street closed to cars, photo credit: Chris Christo, read the story at, The Boston Herald.

Four Public Pools in Boston to Check Out This SummerLooking to beat the summer heat? Mirabella Pool in the North End is open until September 5th, and a summer membership is only $15. It comes complete with, “harbor views; cheap eats; youth swim lessons,” read more on the top places to cool off at, Boston Magazine.

Car-free day on Newbury Street a business boonPlans to close Hanover Street to cars have been surfaced in the past and look what happened when Newbury Street, one of Boston’s most crowded streets, was closed down to cars for eight hours. Mayor Martin J. Walsh sees this as a pedestrian friendly experiment with crowds strolling the streets while shopping, continue reading at, The Boston Herald.

3. Today’s planned events, courtesy of the community calendar:

10:30am Storytelling at Faneuil Hall MarketplaceJoin professional storytellers outside at Faneuil Hall Marketplace each Tuesday for interactive tales. Created for younger audiences, but fun for all ages! [South Market Street near Wagamama].

6:30pm FOCCP Meeting – Friends of Christopher Columbus Park. Friends of Christopher Columbus Park will host their monthly meeting, located at the Mariner’s House, 11 North Square.

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

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