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Monday’s Briefing: Red-Tailed Hawk, Neighborhood-Based Liquor Licenses, Record Temperatures

Your Monday Briefing:

Neighborhood Photo: A Red-Tailed Hawk!

Photo by Lisbeth Jannen.

Notable News Articles:

City pressing state for more neighborhood-based liquor licenses

City officials are pressing state lawmakers to add dozens more liquor licenses in Boston that would be designated for the city’s less affluent communities. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz says that officials are hoping to give other communities like Roxbury and Mattapan another economic lifeline, continue reading at The Boston Globe.

Temperature soars to 73 in Boston, breaking a record

Remember that unusually warm weather last week? Well, it turns out that last Friday afternoon the temperature reached 73 degrees, which according to the National Weather Service, was the highest ever recorded in February in the city of Boston. The Boston Globe has more on the record setting weather from last week.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Monday, February 27

10:30am Story Time with the Boston Ballet at West End Library. Children ages 2+ and their caregivers, join us once a month to hear stories about a famous ballet or a dancer. [Located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston].

Tuesday, February 28

6:00pm Boston Landmarks Commission Hearing on Cross Street Development at City Hall, Room 900. Charter Realty proposed demolition to take place at 198 Hanover Street, 60 Cross Street, and 53 Salem Street in Boston’s North End. These three buildings, owned by Charter Realty, will be demolished for a 5,500 square feet development that would span from Hanover Street to Salem Street. More information.

7:00pm Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee Meeting (NEWRA) at the Mariner’s House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor.  The Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, all are welcome to attend.

From the Community:

Boston Public Market Open House on March 2nd, 4-7pmThe event is free, open to the public, and will feature the best of the BPM experience for new or current customers, including vendor demos and samples, live music, Sip & Shop bar, contests and more.

Ash Wednesday, marking the first day of Lent: Join us for Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist at Old North Church, all are welcome – more information.

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

Weather Forecast:

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