Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Spring 2017, Target Removes Shirt, N. Station Mobility Action Plan, RUFF Feedback!

Things to know for Tuesday!

As you may know, spring is officially underway:


A few articles you won’t want to miss:

Target Pulls Screwed-Up Boston T-Shirts

You may remember the story that surfaced about a T-shirt sold at Target that had several elements of the neighborhood map of Boston wrong. The outcry on social media lead to the retail store pulling the product from their shelves and issuing a statement, read Fortune Magazine for the full story.

It’s Official: Boston’s Public Schools Have Ditched This Distorted and Misleading World Map

Boston is among the first public school district in the country to make an official change to a more accurate world map. Leaving behind the inaccurate version that depicts South America like it’s the same size as Europe when it’s almost twice as large, Science Alert has more on the story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 21

TWO SESSIONS. North Station Mobility Action Plan. The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and the Boston Transportation Department (BTD), in conjunction with other city departments will host a public design charrette on March 14, 2017 to receive focused public feedback on the proposed Bulfinch Triangle Transportation Improvements, which is an immediate action item recommended in the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP).

Public Design Charrette – Session 1
Time: 03/14/2017 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Causeway Restaurant & Bar, 65 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 02114

Public Design Charrette – Session 2
Time: 03/14/2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Amy Lowell House, Community Room, 65 Martha Road, Boston, MA 02114

6:30pm Irish Heritage Honoree Night at West End Museum. As part of Irish Heritage Month, The West End Museum is once again celebrating notable West Enders of Irish descent, more information.

6:30pm RUFF Feedback at the Gassy Dog ParkWith Spring fast approaching and longer daylight hours we are bringing back our feedback in the park. RUFF’s Board members will be in the Gassy dog park this evening to meet new members, chat about the park plans, address concerns and remind park users of proper park etiquette. 

Wednesday, March 22

4:00pm Big Brother Casting at Ned Devines, Faneuil Hall Marketplace. CBS’s BIG BROTHER 19 is holding an Open Casting Call at Ned Devine’s in Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Are you an outgoing, intriguing, competitive person who would make the perfect BIG BROTHER House Guest? Are you up for anything and everything?

Thursday, March 23

6:30pm Friends of the North End Library Fundraiser at Lucia, 414 Hanover Street.  Friends of the North End Library 7th Annual Fundraiser will take place at Ristorante Lucia – 414 Hanover Street. North End Price: $45 Purchase tickets at www.FriendsNELibrary.org

From the Community:

Register for Italian Home for Children’s Annual Gala! Italian Home for Children provides progressive and therapeutic programs to help children, adults and families with emotional, behavioral and educational special needs thrive in their communities. See ItalianHome.org and view more information.

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

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