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Thursday’s 3 Things: Sign Location, Belafonte Lecture, Public Safety Meeting, Super Duck Tours Closes

Three Things to Know Today

1. The Boston Molasses Flood plaque. Quiz – can anybody name the location of this?

2. Events in the neighborhood to keep you busy:

5:00pm Ferrante Night Fever. Come celebrate the release of Elena Ferrante’s new book “Frantumaglia.” An evening of Neapolitan words, thoughts, food and smarginatura. [I AM Books, 189 North Street].

6:00pm NE Public Safety Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street. This meeting is open to the public and is attended by Boston Police Area A-1.

6:30pm Old North Speaker Series: Father Bryan Hehir – Religion and World Politics.  J. Bryan Hehir is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is also the Secretary for Health Care and Social Services in the Archdiocese of Boston. His research and writing focus on ethics and foreign policy and the role of religion in world politics and in American society. Registration is required, view more information.

7:00pm Harry Belafonte Speaks at Faneuil Hall. Najarian Lecture on Human Rights at Faneuil Hall. Harry Belafonte, speaker followed by a reception at the Bostonian Hotel.

3. Take a look at some notable news:

Boston Super Tours shuts down

As of October 30th, Boston Upper Deck Trolley Tours and Super Duck Tours is out of business. The company had been in operation since 2004, and although the company website is still in operation, the ticket purchasing section is not working and the company’s Facebook page has been disabled, read more at Boston Hospitality Industry.

Melissa & Christian

North End residents Melissa and Christian recently got married at the Harpoon brewery in Boston. View the complete photo coverage of the couple that “really knows how to work the camera” with lots of North End flavor. Congratulations!

Haute Secrets Boston: Wayfair’s Alex Bowman

Alex Bowman, the lead trend forecaster for Wayfair is charged with having to determine what Bostonians are looking for when it comes to their home furnishings and Decor. So what does he love most about Boston?  In his opinion, the best Italian goes to Prezza in North End while the best dessert is the lobster tail at Bova’s Bakery, read the full article at Haute living.

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

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