Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Briefing: Summer Nights, Rising Sea Levels, Eliot Groundbreaking, Parking Shortfall

Things to know for Tuesday!

Tall Ships in Boston through June 22nd. This event is comprised of over 50 majestic ships from around the world. The parade kicked off five days of nautical festivities including re-enactments, musical performances, ceremonies and daily free public boarding of the ships. Visit SAIL BOSTON for more information.

11:00 a.m. Eliot School Renovation Groundbreaking at 585 Commercial St. Groundbreaking ceremony for renovations being made to the 585 Commercial Street building of the Eliot School.

Notable news found elsewhere:

How Boston’s Preparing For Rising Sea Levels

Despite President Trump, Boston is one of more than 300 cities across 47 states choosing to adopt the goals of the Paris Accord. Austin Blackmon, Boston’s Chief of Environment, stood in Christopher Columbus Park and noted that this site is under the threat of coastal flooding, major storms and extreme heat, CBS Boston has the story.

Boston developments without parking: It’s a trend!

The Boston Planning & Development Agency approved a 19-story project in Bay Village with 133 units total and a 21-story project in Chinatown with 130 units, yet neither have onsite parking. Curbed Boston has more on the reasoning and logistics behind the parking shortcomings.


North End summer nights:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 21

5:00pm Tea & Tranquility at Bostonian Hotel Boston. The Bostonian Hotel and MEM Tea Imports are hosting Tea & Tranquility, a monthly series held on the third Wednesday of each month June – August. There will be an introduction to walking the labyrinth at 5:30pm (Armenian Heritage Park). [Located at 26 North Street].

5:30pm Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. Wednesdays, June 7 – August 30th (except July 5th) there will be Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. Free and open to all, sponsored by Jack McCarthy.

6:00pm Ward 3 Democrats Candidates Night for Boston City Council. All candidates running for City Council in District One, District Two, and City-wide will be invited to speak and answer questions from residents. After the candidate presentations members of the Ward committee will hold a vote on whether to endorse any of the candidates. The Candidate’s Night is open to the public. Located at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N Bennet Street.

6:00pm Eat Like a Sailor | Dine Like a Captain. Located at Old North Church, 193 Salem St, Boston – Eat Like a Sailor | Dine Like a Captain. Join Old North and The Fireplace for a culinary adventure you’ll not soon forget! View the event posting.

6:30pm Next Level Fitness Bootcamp. Located at Hanover Street and Cross Street, get fit and stay healthy every week during the summer with Next Level Fitness, visit www.nlfhealth.com for more information.

6:30pm De-Clutter with Cheryl Russo at North End Library. 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. Located at the North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street, more information.

Thursday, June 22

10:45am Mah Johgg at North End Library. Friends of the North End Library invite you to join in on their weekly Located at 25 Parmenter Street beginners always welcome! Just show up.

5:30pm Opening Night Reception & Performance: Fidelio at the NEMPAC Opera Project. Opening Night Opera Fundraiser Reception at Union Oyster House from 5:30 – 7pm Following the reception, guests will be escorted to their prime seats for the opening night performance of Fidelio, Beethoven’s only opera, at Faneuil Hall’s Great Hall. 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. Located at Milk Street & Atlantic Avenue, more information.

6:00pm Anthony Fasano: 40 Days in Italy. When people asked Anthony Fasano about his nationality, he always replied, “I’m Italian,” without understanding the depths of what that meant. After 35 years of saying this, and with the birth of his third child and the aging of his grandparents, he decided that vague response wasn’t good enough anymore. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street.

7:30pm NEMPAC Opera Project Presents: Beethoven’s Fidelio. Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner, after a drama by Jean-Nicolas Bouilly Sung in German, with English dialogue and supertitles – Tickets Now on Sale. Located at Faneuil Hall’s Great Hall. [Additional performances on Friday, June 23, Saturday, June 24, and a free showing on Sunday].

From the Community: 

Summer Solstice Sound Healing June 21. NYC newest big wave has been long practiced at Laughing Buddha Boston, the Swiss Healing Center. Please join us for this MARVELOUS 90-minute Sound Healing Experience with Joe Hayes of SoundScapers and immerse into deep relaxation with the harmonious sounds of chant, the didgeridoo, Native American trance drumming/rattling, and over a dozen signing bowls, the Gong and the Shruti box, more information.

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