Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Briefing: Sail Boston Meeting, Trillium’s Greenway Beer Garden, Mike’s Third Location

Here’s what you need to know

Events for Wednesday, April 19th:

12:00pm Improv Asylum Hosts NEAD Vacation Family Show. The Improv Asylum on Hanover Street will once again host an awesomely funny Family Improv Comedy Show for North End Against Drugs (NEAD) during April School Vacation. More information.

1:00pm Paul Revere House: “Your Own, Paul Revere.” In honor of National Letter Writing Month, our Educators will highlight some of the many missives that have traveled to and from the Revere House over its long history. Located at 19 N Square, Boston – view the event post.

2:00pm End of Life Choices / Funeral Options Presentation at Kings Chapel. Beacon Hill Village presents “End of Life Choices: Funeral Options,” a two-part session will provide tips for dealing with a death and how you can ease the loss for those who care about you by identifying your preferences. Registration required, call Beacon Hill Village at 617.723.9713.

6:00pm Reagan’s 1968 Dress Rehearsal – Author Lecture at North End Library, 25 Parmenter St. Scholar and historian Dr. Gene Kopelson, author of Reagan’s 1968 Dress Rehearsal, will present a lecture titled “Ike and Dutch: Mentor, Protégé, and Common Sense,” to delve deeper into the relationship between Reagan and his mentor Dwight Eisenhower and how it not only shaped Reagan’s future campaigns, but his presidency, as well.

6:30pm Sail Boston “Tall Ships” Community Meeting at Pilot House, 2 Atlantic Ave. Sail Boston, Inc. is hosting a North End community briefing on plans for the return of the Tall Ships this June. More information, or visit SailBoston.com.

Warm weather = foot and vehicle traffic to Hanover Street:


Notable News from other sources:

Yes, a beer garden is coming to the Greenway — run by Trillium

Massachusetts brewery Trillium was selected to operate the outdoor beer garden that is set to open on the Rose Kennedy Greenway this summer. Hoping the profits will offset $2 million annual shortfall, The Boston Globe has more on the plan for the beer garden.

Mike’s Pastry is opening a new Somerville location this week

Mike’s Pastry, the iconic North End bakery will open their third location at Somerville’s Assembly Row on Thursday. Boston.com has details on the opening and what time you can get your cannoli.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Thursday, April 20

10:30am Paul Revere House: Midnight Ride Storytelling Program. Find out what really happened on Paul Revere’s ride! Separate the facts from the myths, then retrace Revere’s route from his home to the banks of the Charles River. More information.

6:00pm Angelo Lazzeri – Live at I AM BooksAngelo Lazzeri is a guitarist, composer, arranger and jazz educator. I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston – Tickets here.

Friday, April 21

12:30pm Pasquetta Holiday at ABCD North End / West End NSC, 1 Michelangelo Street. Pasquetta is Easter Monday, which is an important holiday in Italy! We are celebrating on a Friday instead due to the Patriot’s Day holiday.

1:00pm Paul Revere House: A Visit with Paul Revere. David Connor brings Boston’s favorite patriot vividly to life. Ask him about the details of his midnight ride, inquire about his 16 children, or engage him in conversation about his activities as a member of the Sons of Liberty. Located at 19 N Square, more information.

6:00pm Laura Ventimiglia, book presentation – 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.

From the Community: 

North End Girl Scout Troop Clothing Drive for Cradles to Crayons. You probably have a lot of clothes you don’t need or your children have outgrown. Please consider donating them! Our Girl Scout Troop will accept kids’ clothes sizes newborn to 14 years old, as well as women’s and men’s sizes small and medium. More information.

I AM Book’s Nicola Orichuia Becomes a Cartoon Character at Braccio Di Ferro EventWhen managing an Italian-American book store, featuring varied entertainment, you have to remain animated. This is what happened to Nicola Orichuia, co-owner of I AM Books, when he literally became an animated cartoon character. Orichuia appears in a water safety segment for the award winning cable access series Drawing With Fred. More information.

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