Community Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Briefing: Becoming Boston’s Little Italy, Wine-Pasta-Produce, January Rain?

What you should know for Thursday:

Nothing on the Community Calendar for today, looking ahead: 

Saturday, January 28

10:00am Movie Showing: Boston’s North End at North End Library. There will be a showing of “Boston’s North End – An Italian American Story” sponsored by the North End Historical Society. Located at 25 Parmenter Street, more information.

2:00pm RUFF Event at Polkadog on Salem Street. PolkaDog is hosting RUFF and all of their members for an afternoon of fun. Giveaways, food, beverage, doggie treats and discounts. Located at 57 Salem Street.

Unusually warm weather forecasted to continue!

Did you happen to see the following articles?

How the North End became Boston’s little Italy

Dating back to 1630 when the North End was not the Italian neighborhood of Boston, English ship captains and merchants populated this small area. Throughout the next couple of decades, waves of German-speaking Jews and then Irish populated the space. Read The Boston Globe for how the North End ties back it diverse roots of the neighborhood, with modern cuisine that is more diverse than you think.

Here’s where to find the North End’s best wine, pasta, and produce

Covering the top places to get wine, pasta, produce, vinegars, oils, coffee and veggies, this North End tour guide has been living in the neighborhood for 47 years. The Boston Globe has more on her top spots to get each different item.

*Answer to Wednesday’s Mystery StreetThe view is from Fulton Street and Richmond Street, more information.

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

Weather Forecast:

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3 Replies to “Thursday’s Briefing: Becoming Boston’s Little Italy, Wine-Pasta-Produce, January Rain?

  1. Poor drainage makes for great pictures and there sits the drain cover in the middle of the cross walk.

  2. It’s an engineering issue that the old city is rife with. If they dug there today they would probably strike molassus.

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