Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Celtics Game 7, Raising Taxes, 2-Day Intinerary

Things to know for Monday

Events for Monday, May 15th:

8:00 PM The Boston Celtics will play Game 7 of the NBA Conference Semifinals against Washington Wizards at the TD Garden (series is tied 3-3).

10:30am Story Time with the Boston Ballet at West End Library. Hear stories about a famous ballet or a dancer. Each story time is supplemented with a movement experience that highlights major themes of the story. All story times are led by Boston Ballet faculty dance educators, located at 151 Cambridge St, Boston.

North Square Oyster prepping to open:


Notable news found elsewhere:

On Beacon Hill, new talk of raising taxes

Looking to raise new revenue, there are several new proposals including the millionaires’ tax, and other taxes on marijuana, Airbnb users, and sugary drinks. From the state that used to be known as “Taxachusetts,” The Boston Globe has more on the tax talk on Beacon Hill.

Former Wareham resident honored for nursing achievements

Elizabeth Jean Donahue currently lives in the North End and was named the 2017 recipient of the “Distinguished Nurse Practitioner Award” by the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners. Read the full article about the award that recognizes a member who has made significant contributions in the field.

Cannoli Brawls, Instagram-Worthy Cruises and Other Ways to Fill 2 Days in Boston

Looking for a two day itinerary of Boston? Take a look at many historic sites and locations that still hold their European style architecture and narrow streets in neighborhoods like the North End and Beacon Hill. Paste Magazine has the full rundown to keep you moving.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 17

6:00pm Privy to the Past: Immigrant Histories from Washington Garden. Archaeologists from the City of Boston Archaeology Program were invited to Washington Garden at Old North to excavate the back yard of three brick tenement buildings that once stood in the garden. Located at Old North Church featuring speaker: Joe Bagley. Tickets: “pay what you will” donation, reserve your ticket here.

Thursday, May 18

4:00pm Tour of the Towns NEMPAC Instrument Petting Zoo – Charlestown Public Library. NEMPAC and the Eureka Musician’s Ensemble will team up in an exciting “Tour of the Towns” this summer, bringing their fun and interactive Instrument Petting Zoos to Charlestown and Beacon Hill. Located at 179 Main St, Charlestown.

5:30pm NEMPAC Children’s Music Theatre Troupe Presents: Seussical Kids! NEMPAC’s Music Theatre Troupe will take on Dr. Seuss and all of his popular characters; from Horton the Elephant to the Cat in the Hat, our young performers will journey to the Jungle of Nool in this spectacular musical of Dr. Seuss! Located at Improv Asylum, 216 Hanover St, Boston – Tickets are available for purchase.

7:00pm Meet the Makers Opening Reception at North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street. Join us for a “Meet the Makers” Opening Reception for our Annual Celebration of Craft: Student & Alumni Exhibit. Located at North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street, view the events post.

From the Community: 

LIT Boutique’s 10TH Anniversary SALE. This weekend LIT turns 10! To celebrate we’re honoring you, we want to say THANK YOU to our loyal customers and devoted community. Without you, we would not be LIT. Come in to any one of our four locations this weekend, May 12th – May 14th, and receive 20% off you entire purchase! Remember, life’s a party, you have to dress for it! Read the post.

Annual Celebration of Craft: Opening Reception. Join us for a “Meet the Makers” Opening Reception for our Annual Celebration of Craft: Student & Alumni Exhibit, on Thursday, May 18 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The event includes live music, wine, and light fare with proceeds from ticket sales benefiting student scholarship at the School. More information.

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

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