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Notable news:

Here’s your chance to buy a house out of spite

With an asking price of $895,000, the Hull Street “spite house” is up for sale, listed by Cabot & Company. Ranging from 6.2 to 10.4 feet in width, legend has it that a man built the house at 44 Hull St. to spite his brother. The property has been a furnished rental with VRBO for a few years but the local family who owns it decided they would not be coming back to Boston and have now put it on the market.  Universal Hub has more.

Gaming regulators approve sale of Suffolk Downs to developer

The owners of Suffolk Downs are looking to close a deal to sell the property to a local developer after the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted to approve the sale. The closing date of the 161-acre property is set for April 27, read more at The Boston Globe.

The 50 weirdest things people left behind in Ubers

Still have your doubts about ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft? Uber fields thousands of reports each week from customers who accidentally leave items behind, and the list might surprise you. The Boston Globe has the full list that includes Nordic walking poles, paintings, engagement ring, and more!

Weekend plans 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.

11:00am Decluttering Presentation at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Meet North End resident and professional organizer Cheryl Russo of organizingbycheryl.com. She will speak about decluttering your home, office, and your mind! She will provide resources as well that will help you to be inspired and ready to do your spring cleaning. Come hear this talk and get ready to declutter!

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.

Sunday, April 2

» 10:30am 100th Anniversary of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Please join us for the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Dedication of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Located at 325 Cambridge Street, East Cambridge, please join us for the church service at 9:30 am, followed by brunch in the church hall.

8:00am Reconfiguration of Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage. The reconfiguration of the Abstract Sculpture: This annual event is symbolic of all the people who were pulled away from their home country and came to America to re-establish themselves. The Charles G. and Doreen Bilezekian Fund supports this annual reconfiguration. See photos from last year’s event.

From the Community: 

North Bennet Street School hosts unique presentations by standout youth makersNorth Bennet Street School hosts unique presentations by standout youth makers
Free public event features teen makers, builders, and artists with their mentors. More information.

NEAD Red Sox Ticket Offer. North End Against Drugs has 1 pair of Red Sox Tickets to each of the following 3 games:

April 6th vs Pittsburg Pirates
April 11th vs Baltimore Orioles
April 16th vs Tampa Bay Rays

These seats are totally awesome! About 12 rows from the field on the First Base side between the On Deck Circle and Home Plate, more information.

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

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