Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Briefing: Cross Street Renderings, Polcari Park BBQ, D2 Endorsements

What you should know for Thursday!

Events for Thursday, June 29th:

10:45am Mah Johgg at North End Library. Friends of the North End Library invite you to join in on their weekly Mah Jongg game at the library, 25 Parmenter Street, beginners always welcome – just show up.

12:00pm Community BBQ at Polcari ParkThe Boston Harborside Home of Joseph A. Langone Jr. is sponsoring a Community Appreciation BBQ on Thursday, June 29th, noon to 3pm at Polcari Park on Prince Street. This free event will have burgers, hot dogs, chips, soda and fun! More information.

5:30pm Boston Workplace Fitness. Cresa Boston would like to bring together employees in nearby offices to The Greenway to participate in a fitness program promoting wellness in the workplace. It’s all about networking, wellness and being outside on the beautiful Greenway! Located at Milk Street & Atlantic Avenue, visit www.cresa.com/boston for more information.

6:00pm Author event – Diana Pishner Walker. Diana as a first time author shared her non-fiction book ” I Don’t Want To Sit In The Front Row Anymore”, written as a memoir after the loss of both of her parents Anna and Louis Pishner within 7 months of each other. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

Notable news from alternative sources:

Endorsements heat up District 2 race

The District 2 City Council race is heating up with several high-profile elected officials throwing their support behind Mike Kelley, in an area that is largely locked up by fellow candidate Ed Flynn. Each candidate has already cleared six figures in donations, while Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and Sen. Joseph Boncore have endorsed Kelley, The Boston Herald has more on the story.

Boston bar guidance in the north end?

When it comes to your average ‘barstool’ crowd, which North End bar would they recommend going to? The list of recommendations ranges from the Sail Loft, to the Corner Cafe and Four Winds, Reddit has more on the recommendations.

What’s your thoughts on these renderings? 




Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Friday, June 30

11:00am Harborfest kickoff at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Friday, June 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. as he kicks off the 36th Annual Boston Harborfest.

12:30pm NEMPAC Youth Improv FREE Performance at the Improv Asylum, 216 Hanover Street. Join NEMPAC’s Youth Improv Troupe for their final performance at the Improv Asylum after an exciting week of Improv camp! Improvisation, or improv, is a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment. More information.

1:00pm A Visit with Paul Revere – Paul Revere House, 19 N Square. David Connor brings Boston’s favorite patriot vividly to life. Ask him about the details of his midnight ride, inquire about his 16 children, or engage him in conversation about his activities as a member of the Sons of Liberty.

8:00pm Movie Night: “Notting Hill” at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel. The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world. The movie Movie starts at dusk!

Saturday, July 1

11:00am Greenway Open Market. The Greenway Open Market is a vibrant open-air artisan market featuring talented area artists, crafters, and independent designers. Visitors will find exceptional art, locally produced products, and much more! Located at the Rings Fountain, Milk Street.

12:00pm Boston Harborfest Colonialfest @ Old North (Sat & Sun). FREE and open to the public! Join Old North for a weekend long celebration of our nation’s independence! As part of the citywide Boston Harborfest, Colonialfest is a campus-wide family-friendly program that offers a variety of exciting hands-on colonial activities like chocolate making, sewing, tricorne hat making, musket lessons, fife playing, quill writing, and more! This year, nautical activities like rope-tying, miniature boat-making, and pirate spelunking will help us extol Old North’s summer theme of Boston as Seascape. Located at Old North Church, 193 Salem Street. View the event posting.

12:00pm Independence Day Family Celebration hosted by FOCCP at Christopher Columbus Park. Free family events, all afternoon, at Christopher Columbus Park! Brought to you by Friends of Christopher Columbus Park!

1:00pm Patriot Fife and Drum – Paul Revere House. Enjoy a lively concert of music that accompanied colonists as they marched, danced, wooed their beloveds, and waged war. David Vose and Sue Walko provide fascinating insight into each selection they perform. Located at the Paul Revere House, 19 N Square.

From the Community: 

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NESTEA at Boston Harborfest on July 1 and 2. NESTEA Celebrates the Joy of Living Simply during Boston Harborfest by bringing their Tiny House to Boston to showcase simpler recipes, authentic tea flavor and new line of premium, real brewed teas. As part of Boston HarborFest, NESTEA’s Tiny House will be located in Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, read in full.

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

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