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Wednesday’s Briefing: Snow Day Scenes, Btone Fitness Growth, DiMasi Off House Arrest?

Things to know for Wednesday!

Snow Day scenes from the North End:




Articles you won’t want to miss:

DiMasi seeking to get off home confinement after getting sprung from jail

Salvatore DiMasi, the former Speaker of the House, is on rebound from cancer at the age of 71. Citing that his oncologist and his cardiologist recommended he sticks to a strict exercise program for his overall health, this request comes four months after being let out of prison two years earlier, continue reading at the Boston Herald.

New England Aquarium names interim CEO

This past Monday, an interim Chief Executive was hired to The New England Aquarium and will begin as of April 1, 2017. Replacing Nigella Hillgarth will be Maliz Beams, a longtime financial sector executive and a board member at the aquarium, The Boston Globe has more on the story.

This boutique fitness studio opened six locations in six years and isn’t slowing down

The fitness scene has certainly emerged around Boston, and so has Btone Fitness, a Lagree Fitness Method that continues to be a popular workout across the country. Boston has had this trendy method since 2010, with the focus on the legs, core, and arms done slowly, Boston.com has more on this fitness craze.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 15

10:30am Sing-along with Matt Heaton at West End Library. Matt Heaton performs goofy and gleeful “Toddlerbilly” music! No registration required. Groups and individuals welcome. Located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston.

6:30pm Article 80 Information Session at Harvard Kent School, Charlestown. Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) staff will be providing an overview of the Article 80 development review process. After a presentation by BPDA staff, a question and answer session will follow. The public is encouraged to attend. Harvard-Kent Elementary School, 50 Bunker Hill St, Charlestown, MA.

Thursday, March 16

6:00pm Old North Foundation Speaker Series: Roaring through the Ages: The Emancipation of Women in the Law, 1976-2016. Located at Old North Church, 193 Salem St, Boston, Carol Ball will be the featured speaker, the event is co-sponsored by the Nichols House Museum. Tickets: “pay what you will” donation. More information.

Friday, March 17

12:00pm PolkaDog Pup Crawl at PolkaDog. PolkaDog Pup Craw! Noon to 6pm – Swing by the PolkaDog on Salem Street for some St. Patty’s Day fun with your pup! Located at 57 Salem St, Boston.

3:00pm Step Dancing at Faneuil Hall. What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Boston than with Irish Step Dancers! Join Step About Boston, Boston University’s only Irish Step Dancing club, in the West End of Quincy Market (near the Salty Dog).

6:00pm Stefano De Angelis – ISIS vs. West. After years of war against terrorism, led by the United States and its allies, mainly against Al Qaeda and its international network, today the West is in war with an enemy of a very different caliber and capabilities: ISIS. [I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston].

From the Community:

Curator’s Tour of Otis House. Otis House not only tells the story of one house over time on Beacon Hill, it also showcases some of Historic New England’s best Boston-made furniture. Join Senior Curator of Collections Nancy Carlisle as she offers an in-depth look at some of these treasures. Registration Required – more information.

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

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