Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Scanzonati Concert on the Prado, North End Public Safety Meeting

What you should know for Thursday!

Events for Thursday, July 6th

5:30 PM NEMPAC Summer Concert Series on the Prado, Paul Revere Mall. NEMPAC Summer Concert Series on the Prado start at 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage with NEMPAC Student Feature Concerts right before at 5:30 p.m. All free and open to the public! This week Scanzonati will be performing. Enjoy Contemporary Italian Jazz Musicians Stefano Marchese and Andrea Pejrolo. Read full artist descriptions and find full details at www.nempacboston.org.

5:30 PM Boston Workplace Fitness on the Greenway at Milk Street and Atlantic Avenue. 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! cresa.com/boston

6:00 PM North End Public Safety Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Attended by Boston Police Area A-1 All North End / Waterfront residents are welcome to attend!

Prince Street on Display


Notable news found elsewhere:

Chow down on Boston’s Best Pies at Naples-inspired Fest

Boston’s best pizza will be at City Hall Plaza on July 8th and 9th for the inaugural Boston Pizza Festival.The Boston PIzza Festival is inspired by the annual Naples Pizza Village. The Herald interviews native North Ender Giancarlo Natale who is bringing the festival to Boston with co-founder Raffaele Scalzi. Read more at the Boston Herald.

Follow the red-brick road

Incredibly, most locals have never actually walked the Freedom Trail. We’ve all thought it would be great, but “never seemed to make it.” Walk through the experience with the Boston Globe.

Downeaster to the Prado


Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Friday, July 7th

12 Noon Plaza Palooza at City Hall Plaza. Building on the success of activating City Hall Plaza for all to enjoy, Mayor Martin J. Walsh will host the third annual summer kick off on the City Hall Plaza “front lawn.” “Plaza Palooza” will welcome summer to City Hall, and include lawn games, music provided by 103.3 AMP Radio, and food for purchase. This celebration will welcome Boston residents and visitors to City Hall Plaza for the remainder of the outdoor season.The event is free and open to all

6:00 PM Friday Afternoon Concert Series at Sam Adams Park. Fridays in July and August, this concert series will showcase local music.

8:00 PM Captain America at Rowes Wharf Boston Harbor Hotel. The Boston Harbor Hotel is continuing its free movie nights on Fridays this Summer with Captain America. The movie starts at 8 PM!

Saturday, July 8th

11am-6pm Open Canal Street. For the afternoon, the West End’s two-block Canal Street will shut down to vehicles, and open up for pedestrians, who will be able to shop, dine and enjoy the atmosphere of Boston’s West End. More details.

11am-5pm The Greenway Open Market is a vibrant open-air artisan market featuring talented area artists, crafters, and independent designers.

12pm-10pm Boston Pizza Festival at City Hall Plaza. Boston’s first ever Pizza Festival featuring celebrated local and international pizza vendors, live music, beer, wine and more. The first of its kind, The Boston Pizza Festival will give Bostonians the opportunity to try some of the best, mouth-watering pizza by the slice, prepared fresh by handcrafted pizza ovens. Partnerships with VPN (Naples-based Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana) and Marra Forni will give the 2-day event an incomparable advantage, by supplying 30 handcrafted pizza ovens that will prepare the pizza on-site.

12pm-4pm Lawn Games at Christopher Columbus Park. Saturday Lawn Games on the West Lawn (corn hole, croquet and more!) — Noon to 4p.m.

Shows at 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, & 2:30 PM Fife and Drum Concert at Paul Revere House Treat yourself to a sprightly concert of fife and drum music! Dressed in civilian clothing reproduced from period originals, alarm company members play marches and beat out cadences used to warn citizens of impending attack.

Painting the North End


From the Community:

JOI Salon Fundraiser for NEAD on August 10th – Save the Date. The Joi Salon on Lewis Wharf is running a fundraiser for North End Against Drugs on Thursday August 10th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  There will be free light fare, raffles etc,  Stop by and treat yourself to some very inexpensive indulgences at the Salon and support NEAD’s programs! More details to follow in the next few weeks. SAVE THE DATE, we hope to see you all there! See the post.

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