Things to know for MLK Jr. Day, Monday January 15th!
Plan your week with the Community Calendar:
Monday, January 16
1:00pm Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. at Faneuil Hall. The Museum of African American History has teamed up with Mayor Marty Walsh and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra to pay tribute to King with words and songs at Faneuil Hall. At the end of the program, you and your family can participate via a sing-along. 1 p.m. at Faneuil Hall; free; all ages
Tuesday, January 17
Anniversary of Brinks Garage Robbery. The Brinks Garage was robbed on January 17, 1950 by a gang that stole $2.78 million from the facility at 155 Prince Street. The location is now a parking garage with the address of 600 Commercial Street.
6:00pm State of the City with Mayor Martin J. Walsh. In his address, the Mayor will discuss his administration’s accomplishments over the past year working to create a thriving, healthy, and inclusive Boston. We will continue to update this page as the event gets closer, more information.
Wednesday, January 18
6:30pm North Station Area Mobility Action Plan Public Meeting at West End Museum, 150 Staniford Street. The North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP) announced in November 2015, will develop both a range of near-term and longer-term implementable solutions for the improvement of transportation in areas adjacent to North Station, including the Bulfinch Triangle, and more.
7:00pm NEMPAC Annual Meeting – Public Invited. Located at the Mariners House, 11 N Square, Boston, visit www.nempacboston.org for more information.
Sunday marked 98 years since the Great Molasses Flood:
Notable news from alternative sources:
A five-acre redevelopment of Boston’s Bulfinch Triangle will replace a much-maligned concrete garage
Take a look at the rendering of what the Government Center Garage redevelopment will look like along the current Boston skyline. The $1.5 billion “Bulfinch Crossing” master plan involves a 500 foot office tower and a 425-foot residential tower, with transit-oriented amenities, continue reading more at, The Architects Newspaper.
The latest headlines have been carried by Tito Jackson’s bid for Mayor, but the City Council elections are ramping up as well. North End resident Carmine Guarino is planning to pull papers to either run at large or against District 1 Councilor Sal LaMattina. Guarino is a former executive at Citizens Bank and a member of the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council, continue reading at The Boston Herald.
Thousands gathered for a rally to preserve the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) at Faneuil Hall, joining in the rally was Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Ed Markey, UniversalHub has more on the event.
Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.
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