The Weekender: Neighborhood BBQ Photos, North End Nursing Home, Independence Day Photos, One Immigrant’s Story, City Council Endorsement & Good Neighbor Award

This week’s top articles included neighborhood events, nursing home updates, city council endorsements and more! Continue reading below to discover the most popular posts from last week.

Neighbors Come Out for BBQ by Boston Harborside Home of Joseph A. Langone, Jr. [Photos]

The Boston Harborside Home of Joseph A. Langone Jr. sponsored a Community Appreciation BBQ last Thursday at Polcari Park on Prince Street. See photos from this fun neighborhood event.

Marquis is in the ‘hood!

Marquis Health Services plans to take over operations at Spaulding’s North End Nursing Home in November 2017, when Spaulding’s Brighton facility renovation is completed. Learn about Marquis and their plans for the Fulton Street home.

Celebrating Independence Day & Boston Harborfest on the Waterfront [Photos]

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) continued its tradition of celebrating Independence Day with a family-friendly, free day of activities at the park last Saturday. See photos from the event.

Downtown View: One Immigrant’s Story

This week, Karen Cord Taylor’s column highlighted a family immigrating to the U.S. from the Soviet Union in 1990. Victoria Glazomitsky’s story is a motivating tale of hard work, determination and a bit of luck. Read the full story.

Unions Endorse Lydia Edwards for Boston City Council

32BJ SEIU, representing property service workers, joined with Boston Teachers Union and SEIU Local 888, representing public service and higher education workers, to announce their endorsement of Lydia Edwards for the District 1 seat. Read the unions’ representatives’ thoughts.

Editor’s Choice

Volunteers of the Old North Church Gardens Presented With Good Neighbor Award

The Good Neighbor award, determined by the North End Waterfront Residents’ Association, was given to a group of volunteers who work hard to keep the gardens at the Old North Church beautiful and clean. Read more and see previous winners.


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