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#Throwback Thursday: Atlantic Ave. 1942, Washington Garden Design, Widett Circle?

Stay ‘in the know’ for Thursday!

Events for Thursday, May 25th:

6:30pm Public Hearing on Old North Washington Garden Design at 193 Salem Street. Located at Old North Church, the public hearing for the Washington Garden design will be held on Thursday, May 25 at 6:30 at Old North Church, 193 Salem St. The meeting will be led by landscape architect, Sean Sanger.

Atlantic Avenue in 1942:

Articles you won’t want to miss:

Strega hot spots keep stars coming back

Nick Varano, owner of Strega and several restaurants in Boston, had a two-hour conversation with Mel Gibson and was speaking to John Lithgow like “he was my uncle,” the Boston Herald has the full story.

Plans to redevelop Widett Circle could collide with need to park trains

Land near South Station has become the crossroad between visions for parking spaces or the “next hot neighborhood.” The industrial area between the South End and South Boston leaves 19 acres for potential redevelopment, The Boston Globe has the full story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Saturday, May 27

11:00am Greenway Open Market. Visitors will find exceptional art, locally produced products, and much more! Explore the parks, stroll tree-lined promenades, take in the city sights, soak up the sunshine, play in the Rings Fountain, grab a bite to eat at a food truck, and shop local at the Greenway Open Market! It’s truly an original Boston experience! Located at the Rings Fountain, Milk Street.

1:00pm Paul Revere House: A Loyalist Perspective on the RevolutionThree chances, 1:00pm, 1:45pm, and 2:30pm — Hear a first-hand account of the abuses loyalists suffered at the hands of emboldened “patriots.” Michael Lepage takes on the role of Chief Justice Peter Oliver, brother of Andrew Oliver, a stamp collector. Located at 19 N Square – view the events post.

From the Community: 

Boston Community Collaborative Congratulates Instructor Ms. Ingrid Oslund. Boston Community Collaborative is thrilled to congratulate its lead dance and drama instructor for being featured in recent and upcoming events in the Boston Theatre Scene. On May 7th, Ingrid was featured on Company One’s panel of emerging artists at the “Callage Mixah” for their production of Peerless at the Boston Public Library. Ingrid’s work will be featured at Theater on Fire’s Cabinet of Curiosities, continue reading.

Boston Public Market to kick off summer with Red’s Best Lobster Fest & Block Party: June 17th. Boston Public Market vendor and local seafood supplier, Red’s Best, will celebrate the start of the summer season with a casual Lobster Fest & Block Party on the Market’s outdoor plaza space parallel to the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Read the post for full details on the event.

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

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