Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Guide: Shipping at Old North, BenCotto Review, Pierce-Hichborn Dig, The F-Word, Hayward’s Barber, Gassy Movie Night!

What you should know for Wednesday!

Events for Wednesday, July 12th:

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.

9:00pm The F-Word TV show on Fox 25 featuring North End local family competing on Gordon Ramsay’s cooking variety series. See the post.

Notable news found elsewhere:

New North End spot BenCotto is pitch-perfect for the neighborhood

BenCotto, a new North End spot with windows opening around the corner of Hanover and Fleet streets, was opened by Warren Mustacchio and his partner, Joseph Bono. The menu features pizzas, seafood, chicken and eggplant Parm, The Boston Globe has the full review.

A Cut Above: Gordon Hayward’s barber

Roy Rodriguez Ortiz, a barber from Boston Barber and Tattoo Company on Salem Street in the North End, has caught quite a bit of stardom after cutting Celtics star Gordon Hayward’s hair, Fox 25 stopped by the shop to get a cut.

City archeologist digs into historic North End

Built in 1711, the fifth-oldest house in the city is undergoing an archaeological dig in Boston’s North End. The Pierce-Hichborn house was once owned by Paul Revere’s cousin, and no one knows what could be below the surface of the brick-lined alleyway next to it, The Boston Globe has more on the dig.

Neighborhood Photo:

Serendipity by Bob Somerville.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Thursday, July 13

10:00am Mah Jongg Drop-in at the North End Library. Friends of the North End Library invite you to drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm for Mah Jongg games at the library, 25 Parmenter Street.

5:30pm NEMPAC Summer Concert Series on the Prado. Located at the Paul Revere Mall, this is free and open to the public!
6:00 – 6:45 p.m. – Hilary Noble Jazz Duo
6:45 – 7:30 p.m. – Dirty Water Brass Band
Read full artist descriptions and find full details at www.nempacboston.org.

5:30pm Boston Workplace FitnessCresa 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.

6:00pm Peace Corps: Stories from the Field at West End Library. A Recruiting session to learn about the challenging, fulfilling and inspirational moments of Peace Corps service directly from a volunteer currently in the field. Located at Located at 151 Cambridge Street.

7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. Recurring on the 2nd Thursday of the month, visit www.newra.org for more information.

Friday, July 14

1:00pm Singin’ in the Rain Movie at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Enjoy musicals old and new followed by discussion (and coffee and cookies!). Feel free to bring your lunch. Singin’ in the Rain (1952/103 mins), more information.

1:00pm Book Signing with Rico Petrocelli at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host former Red Sox player Rico Petrocelli at Quincy Market from for a signing of his book, Tales From the 1967 Red Sox Dugout, written with Chaz Scoggins. View the event posting.

6:00pm Friday Afternoon Concert Series. Fridays in July and August, this concert series will showcase local music, located at Sam Adams Statue, Faneuil Hall.

7:00pm Sissy Castrogiovanni and Ehud Ettun concert. Located at I AM Books, 189 North Street, Tickets cost $15 and are available here.

8:00pm Outdoor Movie: “The Notebook” at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel. A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences – movie starts at dusk.

From the Community: 

CL Properties Announces New Office. After 7 successful years at Lewis Wharf, Carmela Laurella and her team at CL Properties, have relocated their headquarters to Union Wharf. The new office at 112 Union Wharf has been flawlessly redesigned with a contemporary model, while sustaining the classic history and charm of the property, continue reading.

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