Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Sacco and Vanzetti 90 Year Legacy, Tresca Tomato Judge, St. Lucy’s Feast Opens!

Things to know for Thursday

Events for Thursday, August 24th

5:00pm St. Lucy’s Feast at Endicott Street. St. Lucy’s Feast Thacher & Endicott Streets (5:00 pm Procession). Please note that this is a change with St. Lucy’s Feast on the Thursday night before the St. Anthony Feast weekend, more information.

5:00pm Boston Calling Block Party at Dewey Square. The Greenway is excited to announce the return of Boston Calling Music Festival Block Parties at Dewey Square for its 4th season. All block parties are free and open to the public.

5:30pm Boston Workplace Fitness. 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. Located at Milk Street & Atlantic Avenue.

Notable news found elsewhere:

90 years on, legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti executions in Boston lingers

Ninety years ago, one of the most notorious criminal cases of the 20th century lead to the execution of Italian immigrants and anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Their legacy carries to this day, still providing lessons towards anti-immigrant sentiment, continue reading at, The Boston Globe.

College Move-in Day in Boston Part 2: Get to Know Our Neighborhood

Once you’ve carried your things up the stairs and settled into your new apartment, now it’s time to enjoy everything the North End has to offer. Walk down the narrow streets and enjoy the historic and cultural attractions, North Bennet Street School has more for you.

33rd annual Massachusetts Tomato Contest draws a crowd

Richard Ansara, chef of Tresca on Hanover Street, was a judge at the 33rd annual Massachusetts Tomato Contest. Held at the Boston Public Market, this year’s contest drew 59 entries from 12 local farms, The Boston Globe has the story.

Greenway Refreshing & Summer Haze!

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Friday, August 25

2:00pm Bead-dazzled (Beading) at the North End Library. Learn to create a beautiful beaded bracelet that you can wear or gift! View the post.

5:00pm Berklee Summer Concerts at the Greenway. Berklee returns to The Greenway for another summer series of Concerts at the Greenway. Join us every Friday in July and August from 5p-7p for live music performed by Berklee students in our beautiful North End Parks, view the post.

6:00pm Friday Afternoon Concert Series. Fridays in July and August, this concert series will showcase local music

6:30pm Crosstown Live Music at 19 North Square, Boston. The local band Crosstown will perform live, weather permitting.

7:30pm Outdoor Movie: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” at Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel. A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity. Movie starts at dusk.

Saturday, August 26

11:00am Greenway Open Market. The Greenway Open Market is a vibrant open-air artisan market featuring talented area artists, crafters, and independent designers. Visitors will find exceptional art, locally produced products, and much more! Located at the Rings Fountain, Milk Street. [Also on Sunday, July 16 – same time].

12:00pm Lawn Games at Christopher Columbus Park (West Lawn). Saturday Lawn Games on the West Lawn (corn hole, croquet and more!) — Noon to 4p.m. Brought to you by Friends of Christopher Columbus Park!

1:00pm A Revolution of Her Own – Paul Revere House, 19 N Square. Shows at 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, & 2:30 PM The captivating story of the first woman to fight in the American Military: in 1782, Deborah bound her chest, tied back her hair, and enlisted in the Continental Army. Experience her arduous upbringing, active combat, and success as the first female professional soldier (in part, due to the assistance of Paul Revere). Deborah’s passion takes you back in time! Length: 30 min.

From the Community: 

Neighborhood Photo: Former Mayor Ray Flynn at Fisherman’s Feast

Former Boston Mayor Raymond Flynn and his wife Kathy visited the Fisherman’s Club over the weekend at the 107th Annual Fisherman’s Feast, view the post.

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