Daily Briefs

#ThrowbackThursday’s Briefing: Hostetter’s Waterfront Vision, Chili Contest, Parking Note!

#ThrowbackThursday to Valentine’s Day, Mayor Walsh Style:

Today and the weekend on the Community Calendar

Thursday, February 16

5:30pm Chili Cup at Ned Devine’s. The 8th Annual Chili Cup hosted by Ned Devine’s, a friendly competition between local Boston restaurants to raise money for Community Work Services. The 2017 Chili Cup Champ will be chosen by you! May the best chili win! Tickets here.

Sunday, February 19

3:30pm LeggiAMO Insieme. The volunteer group Nati per Leggere of Greater Boston, in collaboration with I AM Books presents LeggiAMO Insieme, full immersion Italian story time and play. For children 4-7 and their parents, this event is free and open to the public. [I AM Books, 189 North Street].

Notable news from outside resources:

Photo by David L. Ryan, The Boston Globe.

One of Boston’s wealthiest men has clear vision for waterfront

Amos Hostetter, one of the wealthiest men in Boston, has been a powerful force when it comes to suppressing development along Boston’s waterfront. Hostetter and his wife lived nearby where they raised their three kids, taking them to Christopher Columbus Park and enjoying the waterfront access. The Boston Globe has more on Hostetter’s financial and lobbying efforts.

Response to Parking Note

Keeping you updated with Boston’s winter parking wars, this note was posted in response to a previous space saver note. UniversalHub has more on this story that brings President Trump into the conversation.

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

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