Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Guide: Fire Escape Architecture, Population Steadying, City Bike Planning

Things to know for Thursday!

Fire Escape Architecture?


Notable news found elsewhere:

Greater Boston population growth cooling

The growing population within Boston has leveled off when compared to the staggering growth seen over the past few years. With housing costs that are among the highest in the country is hindering growth, The Boston Globe has more on the rental market and growth trends.

How U.S. Bike Planning Has Changed, State by State

Many cities across the United States are making efforts to cater to cyclists, and Massachusetts is certainly one of them. For the first time since 2008, MassDOT is in the process of updating its Statewide Bicycle Transportation Plan, NextCity.org has the full story.

Asics is latest footwear company vying for space in Boston

Asics, the apparel and shoemaker will be opening a location in Boston, joining the ranks of New Balance, Converse, and Reebok. The 25,000-square-foot office space will be a product creation and design studio near South Station, Boston.com has the story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Friday, March 31

6:00pm Author event – Laura Ventimiglia “A Letter to My Children.” An inspiring story unfolds in this dual language book of the rich history, culture, and ties that bind and define a family of Italian descent, written through the unique perspective of a letter to the author’s children. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston.

Saturday, April 1

Tony DeMarco Wins World’s Welterweight Title – April 1, 1955. On this day, Tony DeMarco of the North End became the Welterweight Champion of the world! More information.

7:00pm Fishermans Banquet at Spinelli’s Lynnfield The annual Fisherman’s Banquet will be held at Spinelli’s in Lynnfield! The banquet will feature a DJ, dancing and raffles – tickets are $70, including an open bar. Contact Karen D’Amico at karenvd1014@gmail.com.

From the Community: 

Tresca Launches Weekly Brunch on Easter Sunday.  Tresca Executive Chef and Co-owner Richard Ansara is pleased to announce the launch of a Brunch Buffet on Easter Sunday. Brunch will be available from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and will feature traditional brunch and breakfast dishes with exciting flavors and creative twists. More information.

Neighborhood Photo: Hanover Street During the Storm. Ayn Mazzeo took this picture on Hanover Street during the past storm. “It’s so rare to see NOTHING or NO ONE on the street.

Photo by Ayn Mazzeo.


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