Daily Briefs

Monday’s Briefing: Pallotta’s Plan, Family Boat Cruise, Umberto’s Opens!

Things to know for Monday

Events for Monday, July 31st

11:00am Re-opening of Galleria Umberto at 289 Hanover Street. After being closed in July, the wait is over for the seasonal re-opening of Galleria Umberto pizza at 289 Hanover Street. See our recent article for a sit-down interview with co-owner Paul Deuterio.

12:00pm 2nd Anniversary Celebration at Boston Public Market. To celebrate their second anniversary, the Boston Public Market will offer complimentary fruit pie and sunflowers to lucky passers by!

7:00pm Neighborhood Family Boat Cruise at Long Wharf. The Boat loads at 7pm and the Cruise is from 7:30pm to 930pm. Space is limited so you must sign up, email jromano45@gmail.com or call (617) 880-9901, more information.

Notable news found elsewhere:

Jim Pallotta has big plans for AS Roma

When Jim Pallotta was growing up in the North End, basketball was his favorite sport, leading to him and his friends often sneaking into games at the Boston Garden. Now as a soccer man, Pallotta has owned the Italian soccer team AS Roma for six years, while also being a part owner of the Boston Celtics, The Boston Globe has the story.

Devens at the dawn of WWI

Any history buffs? This compilation of photos and facts from Camp Devens in 1917 are sure to please. The fort was used as a training ground for thousands of American soldiers before they went off to fight in Europe, continue reading at, The Boston Globe.

Illuminati on the Greenway:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Tuesday, August 1st

11:00am ReadBoston’s Book Bike. The BookBike is an innovative addition to ReadBoston’s Storymobile program. The BookBike brings literacy activities and new books to children in an environmentally-friendly way. Located at Hanover Street & Cross Streets, more information.

11:45am Big Joe the Storyteller at North End Library. Celebrate the 28th Annual North End Against Drugs Family Pride Week with raucous and inspiring tales told by storyteller “Big Joe,” followed by refreshments.

6:00pm National Night Out on the Prado (Paul Revere Mall). National Night Out in the North End is one of the largest of the neighborhood gatherings with fun and festivities for all. The neighborhood block party will have free food and music by DJ Sal, view the event posting.

7:00pm NEWRA Parks and Open Space Meeting. The NEWRA Parks and Open Space meeting North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will be held at the Mariners House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor.

Wednesday, August 2

3:00pm Coloring in the Courtyard at North End Library. Discover the therapeutic benefits of coloring! Relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored. Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home. Located at 25 Parmenter Street.

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 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 North End Movie Night w/Pizza! at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground. The fun runs through August 30th, every Wednesday night at the Gassy (Prince Street Park). Pizza at 7pm and movie at dark. Free, all are welcome! This week’s film: Napoleon Dynamite.

From the Community: 

Colombian Tall Ship Gloria Docked at Fan Pier. This past Friday, Colombian tall ship Gloria docked at Fan Pier after being anchored off Eastie for a couple of days, view the post.

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

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