Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Briefing: Food Safety Reports, NBSS Woodworking, Sfizi Reopening as Aquapazza

Happy Thursday! Start with today’s brief:

A must see for North Enders!

Click the video above to see Mark “Bazooka” DeLuca running through the North End, paying tribute to Tony DeMarco and then other Boston legends as he runs through the streets. DeLuca is the undefeated middleweight (16-0, 10KOs), U.S. Marine Afghan Veteran who will headline the St. Patrick’s Clash II fight card on March 18th at the House of Blues with music by the Dropkick Murphys. More at MurphysBoxing.com.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Thursday, February 23

10:00am Hands-on Tours of the Paul Revere House.  [FOUR TIMES: 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM]
Designed to bring our oldest historic house to life by offering opportunities to engage with reproduction objects in each room and to consider 17th and 18th century life from a kids-eye-view, the approximately 30 minute tour is aimed at families.Free with admission to the Revere House, located at The Paul Revere House, 19 N Square, more information.

3:00pm Chefs in the Making at Boston Harbor Hotel. For School Vacation Week, the Boston Harbor Hotel is offering kids the chance to learn with two hotel chefs (and Dads!) at a special “Chefs in the Making” for a fun, educational afternoon of cooking! Reserve Tickets for $50.

6:30pm Captain America Movie at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Quincy Market Lower Rotunda. Faneuil Hall Marketplace, a historic landmark, will be transformed into a movie theatre where families can come and enjoy a free movie and special discounted snacks and dinner options in the Colonnade. More information.

Friday, February 24

10:30am The Pineapple Project at North End Library. The Pineapple Project, an original play about gender, creativity, and each child’s freedom to be who they are. The Pineapple Project was born during a moment of play between actor Mal Malme and her niece in which her niece said “Boys Can’t Be Princesses!” [25 Parmenter Street, Boston].

1:30pm Drop-In Family Activities: Exploring Home. What makes a house a home? Come explore some materials, techniques, and designs used in three centuries of construction in Boston. Facilitated by a staff member, families will have a chance to see historic building materials up close and learn about the architecture found in and around the Paul Revere House. Free with admission to the Revere House, located at 19 N Square, Boston – more information.

2:00pm Gami-bots and Race Cars! at West End Library. Join the West End Branch’s children’s librarian to build (and take home!) your own robots with origami bodies and simple motors that make them move, or dig in to the library’s store of recycled materials to make speedy race cars. Ideal for school-aged children. No registration required. Located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston.

4:00pm Make your own Carnevale superhero costume! Children’s workshop. Join Jenny and Francesca from Ogopogo as they help create your own super hero costume for Carnevale! Open to children of all ages and their families. At the end of the workshop, every child will take home his/her very own personalized costume! Located at I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston – Sign up here.

North Bennet Street School hard at work:


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Sfizi Will Soon Reopen as Aquapazza

Opening this spring will be Aquapazza, an Italian kitchen and oyster bar from DePasquale Ventures that will replace Sfizi, the former small plate menu that featured Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Eater Boston has more on the opening of Aquapazza.

Table: Restaurants that earned no worse than an ‘A’

Which local restaurants received an ‘A’ letter grade on the recent food safety inspections conducted by city officials?  The Boston Globe has the entire list of Boston establishments that received the highest safety inspection scores.

From The Community:

Boston Barber Celebrating 10th Anniversary With $10 Cuts for 10 DaysCelebrating 10 years in the North End, Boston Barber & Tattoo Co. is offering $10 for 10 days! It’s a thank you to loyal customers and will run February 23rd through March 4th.

Safety at Home and On the StreetsA presentation and discussion, a two-part program that will begin with a discussion of home safety and falls prevention.

Swiss Healing Retreat: Yoga, Hiking, Meditation & Visit with Famous Swiss HealerIf you want to experience Switzerland, sign up for this annual Swiss retreat and truly disconnect.

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

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