Happy Monday!

Happening Today: Mayor Marty Walsh speaks at the West End Civic Association, 6:00 p.m., Amy Lowell House 65 Martha Road. Doors open at 5:45pm. Open to the public.

Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Return Thursday, August 31st

Notable News Found Elsewhere

Keeping the Harborwalk Open

The Conservation Law Foundation continues to investigate properties where public access is being curtailed on Boston’s Waterfront. In this latest piece, WGBH follows the group at the ICA where they were turned away by a private party on the Harborwalk. Listen at the WGBH website.

Boston Already Has a Waterfront Park

Amid talk about a new waterfront park in the Seaport District, The Boston Globe’s Scot Lehigh reminds us that we already have the Boston Harbor Islands and advocates for easier and cheaper access.

City Nights

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, August 16

3:00pm  Coloring in the Courtyard at North End Library РNorth End Branch of the Boston Public Library, 25 Parmenter St. 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. More information.

5:00pm Tea and Tranquility at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway РAge-Friendly Boston, Greenway Conservancy & Friends of Heritage Park invite you, your colleagues & friends to join us for the third and final Tea & Tranquility next Wednesday, August 16. Read more and RSVP.

5:30pm Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park -The fun starts at 5:30 Р7:30pm. Free and open to all!

6:30pm Next Level Fitness Bootcamp¬†– Hanover Street and Cross Street –¬†Get fit and stay healthy every week during the summer with Next Level Fitness!

7:00pm “Beauty and the Beast” –¬†North End Movie Night w/Pizza! at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground¬†– The Gassy, DeFilippo Playground (See the post.)

7:00pm¬†Disco Night with Stardust at City Hall Plaza¬†– City Hall Plaza –¬†City Hall Plaza favorite Stardust returns on August 16 for Disco Night featuring classic dance floor and pop hits.

Thursday, August 17

6:00pm Fisherman’s Feast at North St., Fleet St., Lewis St. in Boston’s North End – Blessing of the Fishing Waters to¬†Christopher Columbus Park. See the poster.

10:00am¬†Kids Artist in Residence Workshop at Christopher Columbus Park –¬†Participation is free but young children must be accompanied by an adult.

5:30pm¬†Boston Workplace Fitness on the Greenway¬†– Milk Street & 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.

From the Community:

Olshan Properties to Recapitalize Boston’s Haymarket Hotel Development

Olshan Properties announced it has formed a joint-venture with Boston‚Äďbased CV Properties, Normandy Real Estate Partners, and Harbinger Development to construct a mixed-use hotel and retail development in the historic part of Boston next to the famed Haymarket. Olshan Properties will assume responsibility for the project‚Äôs hotel and retail components while CV Properties will act as the lead developer with Harbinger as co-developer. Read the post.

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Haymarket to North End

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