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Tuesday’s Guide: Mike’s Pastry Robbed, North Square Oyster, Prado Improvements, ZLC Meeting

Things to know for Tuesday


Enjoy the following articles from alternate sources: 

Mike’s Pastry Worker Robbed Of Money Bag In North End

Monday morning, a Mike’s Pastry employee was on her way to make a deposit at Citizens Bank when she was approached by a man on the sidewalk. Right on Hanover Street, the man grabbed her by the arm and she handed over the money bag. CBS Boston has more on the story and a description of the suspect.

Ward 8 Team, Douglas Rodrigues to Open North Square Oyster in April

In the old space of Gennaro’s 5 North Square will be the newest establishment from restauranteur Nicholas Frattaroli, who will open North Square Oyster. The two-floor location will be open until 1 a.m. and will boast tin ceilings, dark wood floors, and a diverse seafood menu. See the full story at, Boston Magazine.

Time machine: The death of ‘Specs’ O’Keefe, Brink’s robber

At the age of 67, Joseph J. “Specs” O’Keefe, who took part in the celebrated 1950 Brink’s heist and then testifying against eight fellow bandits, died in California of natural causes. The Boston Globe has more on his life in hiding, with the constant threat of retribution.

Today’s events on the Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 28

6:30pm Community Meeting on Prado / Paul Revere Mall Improvements at Old North Church. The meeting will be held to discuss upcoming improvements to Paul Revere Mall located at 370 Hanover Street. The Parks Department is very interested in what the community has to contribute to the design process. Located at 193 Salem Street, more information on the meeting.

7:00pm Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee Meeting (NEWRA) at the Mariner’s House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor. The Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, more information.

From the Community: 

North End Seniors BINGO on May 7th – Register Now! Doors will open at noon on Sunday, May 4th and Bingo will last from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. There will be great prizes, refreshments and raffles, admission is $25 for 3 cards, extra cards are $5 each, more information.

Items to Donate for FLEA MARKET. Clean out your closets, storage units and cellars and donate your unwanted household items, records, CDs, books, small appliances, collectibles, toys, games,sports equipment, jewelry and similar items that are clean and in good condition for us to sell at our Flea Market. More information.

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