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Wednesday’s Guide: Peacock Art, Suffolk Downs Operations, Logan Electronic Restrictions

Things to know for Wednesday!

Neighborhood Photo:

“Beautiful Peacock in the beautiful North End!!” Photo by Bob Somerville.

News throughout Boston:

Suffolk Downs owners want to keep simulcasting races after track is sold

After the 161-acre Suffolk Downs site is sold and redeveloped, owners are hoping to retain their racing and simulcasting license and operations. The Boston Globe has more on their proposed plan and their looming sale to a subsidiary of the HYM Investment Group.

Several Boston-bound flights affected by new in-cabin electronics limits

New restrictions will be applied to specific electronics as carry-on items during certain flights that land at Logan Airport. Citing unspecified threats, laptops, tablets and electronic devices will not be allowed on board in carry-on bags. Read the full story at, The Boston Globe.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

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

Friday, March 24

5:00pm Let’s Talk About Opera. Opera Talk Italy’s Sabrina Ellis presents a lecture on Verdi’s opera “Nabucco.” Ellis will also talk about Giuseppe Verdi’s role as a patriot. Located at I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston.

6:00pm Wild Women of Boston Chocolate & Wine Pairing! Located at Old North Church, this unique workshop that offers four chocolate and wine pairings, featuring Old North’s very own colonial chocolate products from Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop! Reserve your $42 ticket.

7:00pm Embracing the Ethereal: A Musical Journey of French and Minimalist Works with NEMPAC! Wine & appetizer reception begins at 6:00 p.m. – Bijou la Vida Art Gallery, 390 Commercial Street – NEMPAC is returning to the beautiful Bijou de la Vida Art Gallery for our March Concert Series Event, featuring a wine and appetizer reception, the chance to explore and enjoy a private North End Art Gallery, and the opportunity to meet the artists after the performance. Purchase tickets here.

From the Community:

Celebrating 100th Birthday of Mrs. Mildred Amicangelo, Longtime St. Anthony’s School Teacher. Mrs. Mildred Amicangelo, a long time teacher at St. Anthony’s school in the North End is celebrating her 100th birthday. More information.

Stephen Puleo talk in the North End.  Stephen Puleo is an author, historian, and a dynamic public speaker. Join us for an adventure learning about Stephen Puleo’s latest book “American Treasures: The Secret Efforts to Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address.” More information.

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

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One Reply to “Wednesday’s Guide: Peacock Art, Suffolk Downs Operations, Logan Electronic Restrictions

  1. I think it s a great move that someone bought the Race Track, and hopefully they replicate Gulf Stream in
    Florida. Restaurants, Shops, Race Track & Slot Machines. It’s a big plus.

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