Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Guide: NEWRA Meeting, Monica’s Subs, Restaurant Patios

Things to know for Thursday

Events for Thursday, May 11th

6:00pm A Night of Shakespeare with Doug Bowen-Flynn! Do you like Shakespeare, but sometimes wish you had a viewing guide? Want to understand the play better as you watch it, and to join fellow adults for a fun evening of catered snacks and Shakespearean insight? Tickets are $30 per person, more information at www.nempacboston.org. [Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street].

7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting, view the agenda.

North End roofdecks > other neighborhood roofdecks:


Notable news found elsewhere:

20 restaurant patios worth dining on in Boston

Restaurant patios across the city open as the temperatures rise, bringing people looking to dine and drink during the warm weather months. Mare, a North End seafood restaurant and oyster bar has one of the most unique secluded patios in the city, complete with fire pits, read in full at Boston.com.

Dine & Donate

Whether it’s a community based organization, non-profit, or charity seeking a way to raise funds, Antico Forno will donate 15% of the restaurants food sales as of May 2017. Antico Forno has more on how to get involved and book an event.

Guilty Pleasures: Sandwiches & Burgers

View this video segment of Monica’s Mercato & Salumeria, the Salem Street staple has been open for 21 years as sandwich lovers trek from near and far for their chicken parm and Italian subs. WCVB has the story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, May 12

6:00pm Marianne Leone – Ma Speaks Up. Marianne Leone’s Ma is in many senses a larger than life character, one who might be capable, even from the afterlife, of shattering expectations (and glass picture frames). The stories she tells will speak to anyone who has struggled with outsider status in any form, and of course to mothers and their blemished, cherished, girls. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

Saturday, May 13

10:00am American Treasures Book Talk by Stephen Puleo at North End Library, 25 Parmenter St. Stephen Puleo is an author, historian and a dynamic public speaker. Join us for an adventure learning about Stephen Puleo’s latest book “American Treasures: The Secret Efforts to Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address. More information, located at North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street.

10:30am Un Regalo per la Mamma: an Ogopogo Children’s WorkshopMother’s Day is almost here! Come decorate a wooden picture frame with Ogopogo and snap a photo to fill it. Workshop limited to 10 children, ages 4-10. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street, purchase tickets here

1:00pm Paul Revere House: Glass Harmonica Concert. Vera Meyer plays early American melodies on the intriguing instrument that Ben Franklin invented. The ethereal, haunting tones Meyer creates will mesmerize all who listen! Located at 19 N Square, Boston.

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

From the Community: 

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Gloucester Garden Tour. The Friends of the North End Branch Library are organizing this trip to Gloucester as a fundraiser, more information.

Memorial Day Party ABCD North End/West End NSC. On behalf of Maria Stella Gulla, Director, please find enclosed the flyer for our Memorial Day celebration, to be held at our offices on Friday, May 26th, at 12:30PM. More information.

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