Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: NEWNC Meeting, Airbnb Tax Dropped, D1 Candidates, Weekend Pics!

Things to know for Monday:

Events for Monday, July 10th

6:30pm MSL Pilates Bootcamp on the Greenway (Hanover & Cross Streets) Trainer Ali Baldassare leads you through her signature Pilates Fusion Bootcamp class while a live DJ spins the hottest beats to create a unique and motivating environment! More information.

7:00pm NEWNC Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. There is one voting item regarding 32 Charter Street and a community chat on the fake monks confronting street goers at Faneuil Hall and the North End. View the full agenda.

Notable news found elsewhere: 

District 1 Candidates Show Strengths, Similarities in Forum

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown hosted the first open forum for the three District 1 City Council candidates. Each candidate detailed their strengths, similarities and where they are different, read in full at, Charlestown Patriot-Bridge.

Airbnb tax dropped from Massachusetts budget, negotiations continue

Massachusetts lawmakers couldn’t agree on a budget measure to tax short-term rentals like Airbnb, but they vow to continue the long-running debate. Representative Aaron Michlewitz is leading the House effort on short-term housing, The Boston Globe has more on the story.

Thousands turn out for a festival that ‘unites through pizza’

It’s safe to say that the first Boston Pizza Festival was a success as thousands packed City Hall Plaza on both Saturday and Sunday with two dozen pizza vendors from New England and Italy, read more at The Boston Globe. However, the crowds were overwhelming and created some backlash given the long lines. See Universal Hub.

Boston Pizza Festival and Madonna delle Grazie Procession:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 11

10:30am Mindfulness for Adults at the North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Bring yourself back to the here and now with this introduction to mindfulness, which includes mild yoga, sitting meditation, and mindful listening. Instructor Hua Yang, PhD, RYT-200, is a cognitive neuro scientist with a long-term interest in the connection among the brain, body, mind and lifestyle. View the full post.

11:00am ReadBoston’s Book BikeThis summer we’re excited to officially partner with ReadBoston’s Storymobile program and will host the BookBike for the ReadBoston summer season. The BookBike is an innovative addition to ReadBoston’s Storymobile program. Located at Hanover Street & Cross Streets, more information.

6:30pm FOCCP Meeting – Friends of Christopher Columbus Park – Mariner’s House. Located at 11 North Square, Go to FOCCP.org for more information.

Wednesday, July 12

5:30pm Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. The fun starts at 5:30 – 7:30pm. Free and open to all!

6:30pm The Beauty of Shipping Today. Old North Foundation Speaker Series presents The Beauty of Shipping Today with Speaker: Dr. Portia Ndlovu Tickets: “pay what you will” donation Reserve your ticket and view more information.

6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting. This meeting is located at the North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street, Boston.

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!

7:00pm Strickly Sinatra at City Hall Plaza. Strictly Sinatra and the music of Ol’ Blue Eyes as Michael Dutra takes to the stage drawing from a repertoire of more than 500 Sinatra classics.

7:00pm North End Movie Night w/Pizza! at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground. Boston Community Collaborative is THRILLED to present 2017 NORTH END MOVIE NIGHTS!!! Pizza is at 7pm and movie at dark. The event is free, all are welcome! More information.

From the Community: 

Moving sale. Everything for sale!

After 6 years, my husband and I are saying goodbye to our home in the North End. We have to move within the next two weeks and are looking to sell most furniture before relocating. We have rugs, and tables, bureaus, couches, lamps, appliances, and artwork. Email me at susanpapazian@hotmail.com, read the full post.

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