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Thursday’s 3 Things: Senior Pride Day, Harvest Moon Gala, Carr on DiMasi

Three Things to Know for Thursday, October 20th!

1. Ready or not, the following events are happening today:

11:00am North End Senior Pride Day at Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street.  The North End Senior Pride Day, sponsored by Representative Aaron Michlewitz, Senator Joseph Boncore, Mayor Marty Walsh and Councilor Sal LaMattina, will have entertainment by the popular Street Magic a cappella, bingo, prizes and food. More information.

6:00pm Old North Church Harvest Moon Gala at Filippo’s Ristorante. We hope you can join us for this year’s Old North Gala. Held annually, this event is a highlight of the year for our congregation. It is a fundraiser to support our ministries, particularly Picoli Regali, which is our seasonal food pantry for neighborhood seniors. Come enjoy delicious food from Filippo’s, music, dancing, a cash bar, and lots of fun as you browse the many silent auction and raffle opportunities. Tickets to the Gala are $75.00.

7:00pm Harvest Party at Boston Public Market.  A Harvest Party will be held at the Boston Public Market featuring demonstrations, samples of food and beverage, live music and raffle prizes. More information.

2. From Tuesday’s fog to sunshine and warmth. . . is this fall?

3. Notable news found elsewhere:

Carr: To free or not to free, that is the question…

Take a look at Howie Carr’s editorial on Sal DiMasi and whether or not he should be released early from prison “where he so clearly belongs.” Carr questions how DiMasi “went from tending bar in Allston to having a trophy wife, a summer home in Marstons Mills and three mortgages on his posh condo in the North End?” Read the full article at, The Boston Herald.

Wife of jailed former Speaker Sal DiMasi says she’s ‘cautiously optimistic’ about early release

Debbie DiMasi, the wife of the former Massachusetts House speaker, is hopeful for the early release of her husband who she said, “he can’t swallow and he has to be on a pureed diet after treatment for cancer.” “There’s no way he can survive” serving out the rest of his term.” Read more at

Here Are All the Best Places to Eat Seafood in Boston

Boston is home to so much more than the famous cream pie and baked beans, it has quite the seafood scene as well. From chowder to oysters, Neptune Oyster in the North End was an early pioneer of elevating seafood restaurants in the city and has remained a favorite, view the post at Munchies.

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

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One Reply to “Thursday’s 3 Things: Senior Pride Day, Harvest Moon Gala, Carr on DiMasi

  1. Tell me how any human being would not allow DiMasi to return home. The bottom line? He is dying a slow death and I begrudge the person who says no to his return.

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