Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Guide: March 1st, Cycle Tracks, Boston Winter Closing, Ash Wednesday

March is here! What you should know for Wednesday:

Thoughts on the Commercial Street bike path?


Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 1

Ash Wednesday, marks the first day of Lent – more information.

Thursday, March 2

6:00pm The Story Behind Olive Oil – Taibi olive oil talk and tasting. Boston-based entrepreneur Giuseppe Taibi has been bringing to Massachusetts the 150-year-old olive oil-making tradition of his family in Agrigento, Sicily. A tasting of the olive oil will also be part of the event. [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston].

6:00pm NE Public Safety Meeting. These meetings are open to North End / Waterfront residents are welcome to attend and are attended by Boston Police Area A-1. Located at the Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street.

Notable News from alternate sources:

Goodbye, Boston Winter.

The weather seems to agree that with the fact that Boston’s winter wonderland is over in City Hall Plaza. The wintry themed ice rink attracted 300,000 people in its first month of operation, including 28,000 skaters in December. The Boston Globe has more on the first year with Boston’s Winter Wonderland.

Raisins in a Meatball? Absolutely!

Speaking from somebody who makes their own meatballs the old fashioned way, this article reminisces when her family stopped at Haymarket to shop among the push carts and vendors, Itemlive.com has more on the story.

From the Community:

Boston Public Market Open House on March 2nd, 4-7pmLooking for an event on Thursday? This 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, KITCHEN program previews, live music, Sip & Shop bar, contests and giveaways, and more.

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

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