Community Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Briefing: Snow Emergency, Pats Dinner, Chiofaro’s Ruling


The National Weather Service has issued a weather storm warning, in effect from 6 am to 8 pm Thursday. Snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches are expected. Temps will be bitterly cold, falling to 17˚ by 5 p.m., low of 9˚ later at night. High wind gusts could reach up to 40 mph in the afternoon. There will be a windchill of -7˚. Boston Public Schools are closed tomorrow. A snow emergency and parking ban starts at 10 a.m. on Thursday. More at

A few Patriot players had dinner after the parade:

Development surrounding the North End:

Rendering courtesy of The Chiofaro Co.

Boston waterfront building rules to get final city test

The Boston Planning & Development Agency is on the verge of approving Don Chiofaro’s long-awaited skyscraper that will stand 600 feet along Boston Harbor. The plan to redevelop Harbor Garage will be required to include more open space at the street level from the BPDA, The Boston Globe has more on the story. (Update: The February 9th BPDA meeting has been cancelled due to the snow storm.)

One Canal Accelerates Change In A Historic Neighborhood [+video]

The One Canal complex in the Bulfinch Triangle is up to 89 percent occupancy among their 320-units. The 12 story building stands above the Greenway and boasts rent prices that range from $3,463 to $9,328 per month. Banker & Tradesman has the story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Thursday, February 9

Cancelled – NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center
Due to the snow storm, the February NEWRA meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting is March 9th.

Friday, February 10

6:00pm James Ring Book Signing & Presentation. Ring is a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent who investigated the American La Cosa Nostra and the Sicilian Mafia in New England. Ring received the Department of Justice’s highest award as the architect of the first and only electronic interception of the La Cosa Nostra/Mafia induction ceremony of new members, including the Omerta oath. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

Saturday, February 11

10:30am I Piccoli Lettori.  Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

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

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