Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Guide: Greenway Deal Denied, Battery Wharf Ballroom, Library Meeting

Things to know for Wednesday

Wednesday, May 10th’s events: 

6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting. These meetings are located at the North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street, visit friendsnelibrary.org for more information.

Battery Wharf making progress on their new ballroom:


Around the neighborhood:

Greenway denied: State says no to 10-year fund phase-out

In an effort to eliminate the need for state funding, the latest proposal from the Rose Kennedy Greenway was denied by the state’s top transportation official. The plan called for funding to be phased out over the next 10 years, The Boston Herald has more on the offer.

Finding a seat on the bus

Sara Frost moved from her comfort zone in the small-town of South Hampton into Boston’s famed North End, where she works a full 40-hour work week at Boston Children’s Hospital. There was a time when even a bus ride down Route 95 was not simple for Sara, Sea Coast Online has the full story.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Thursday, May 11

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.

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.

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

From the Community: 

Thank You from North End Seniors. The North End Seniors would like to extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who helped make our recent Bingo Fundraiser a huge success. Read the post for the full list of thank you’s. Read the post.

North End Youths Earn Boston College High School Honors for Third Quarter. Christian Cattaneo 2018 of the North End achieved High Honors for the Third Quarter at Boston College High School. For High Honors a student needs a 3.8 quality point average and all grades ‘”C+” or higher. Ethan Harris 2017 achieved Honors. For Honors a student needs a 3.2 QPA and all grades ‘”C-” or higher. View the full post.

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