Community Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Briefing: Pats Parade, Wintry Mix, Custom House Block Rebuild

Things to know for Wednesday

Pats Parade: Action from Gov’t Center!

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 8

6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting. These meetings are open to the public and are located at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street, Boston – more information.

Thursday, February 9

7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. Recurring on the 2nd Thursday of the month, see for updates or email

Friday, February 10

6:00pm James Ring Book Signing & Presentation at I AM BOOKS. 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 189 North Street].

Notable news from outside resources:

A new life for one of Boston’s stalwarts

Capital Properties is developing the Custom House Block, on Long Wharf, a granite building which was originally a warehouse that later housed apartments and offices. The Boston Globe has more on the improvements to prepare for flooding, exposed bricks and beams, as well as new windows and a loft space.

Photo courtesy of the Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Something to crow about on the Greenway

A temporary installation on the Rose Kennedy Greenway produces 3-D printed roosters in honor of the Chinese zodiac year. The printer is housed in a polycarbonate kiosk that stands 8 feet tall, The Boston Globe has more on the roosters that are based on 19th-century Chinese artifact from the Museum of Fine Arts.

Tuesday’s wintry mix in the North End:

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

Weather Forecast:

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