Daily Briefs

Monday’s Guide: Waterfront Sunrise and Ice Cream Map!

Things to know to start your Monday

Weekend sunrise:


Notable news found elsewhere:

The ultimate map of Boston ice cream shops

The few warm months that come to Boston call for ice cream to cool you off with all of the humidity. Mapping out the locations to grab refreshing treats, Gigi Gelateria on Hanover Street was noted as a place to grab some delicious Italian gelato, read in full at Boston.com.

City Council Candidates Pound the Pavement

With three candidates vying to replace the City Council seat currently held by Sal LaMattina, Eastie’s Lydia Edwards and Margaret Farmer and Stephen Passacantilli of the North End have been campaigning throughout Eastie, Charlestown and the North End. With only four months to go, East Boston Times-Free Press has more on their campaigns thus far.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 24

12:30pm St. John School Spring Music Concert. St. John School Spring Music Concert featuring performances from all grades at SJS under the direction of Ms. Whittington and Ms. Dietrich. Located at St. Stephen’s Church, 401 Hanover Street.

6:00pm “Clue” Play at Improv Asylum, 216 Hanover Street. Six guests attend a dinner party, hosted by a butler and a maid, each guest using a colourful pseudonym.They are all connected in some secret, humiliating manner. They are all also being blackmailed. These tickets are free, view the event posting.

6:00pm Jonh Gennari – “Flavor and Soul” book presentation. In the United States, African American and Italian cultures have been intertwined for more than a hundred years. From as early as nineteenth-century African American opera star Thomas Bowers—“The Colored Mario”—all the way to hip-hop entrepreneur Puff Daddy dubbing himself “the Black Sinatra,” the affinity between black and Italian cultures runs deep and wide. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

From the Community: 

12th Annual Agrippina Fagone Scaduto Bender Children’s Garden Reading Party. Celebrate the joy of stories and reading at the 12th Annual Agrippina Fagone Scaduto Bender Garden Party, featuring storyteller Big Joe, who will entertain with his laugh-out-loud-funny, adventurous tales! More information.

De-Clutter with Cheryl Russo. Are you drowning in STUFF? Then it’s time for some spring cleaning! Learn how to de-clutter, de-stress, and embrace more space with Professional Organizer Cheryl Russo, who will give you valuable tools and tips to clear away both physical and mental clutter. No registration required. Event takes place at the North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street, more information.

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

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