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Tuesday’s Guide: St. Anthony Week, Harbor Cruise, Expanding Liquor Licenses?

Things to know for Tuesday

Events for Tuesday, August 22nd

6:30pm Sunset Harbor Cruise with Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at Long Wharf. Boarding begins at 6:30pm. The boat leaves the dock near the Marriott Long Wharf at 7:00pm and returns at approximately 10:00pm. There will be complimentary Hors d’oeurves, a cash bar, 50/50 raffle, and the chance to win over $1,000 in prizes! This is an adults only cruise and tickets are $4, tickets available.

Notable news found elsewhere: 

Cheaper liquor licenses? Not so fast, restaurateurs say

Restaurants with liquor licenses are concentrated in Boston’s more affluent neighborhoods, where they can cost $400,000 or more. A new proposal in city hall seeks to expand access by creating more than 150 low-cost licenses. The Boston Globe has the full story, and why many restaurateurs are convinced that the plan would jeopardize their businesses.

Two stabbed in closing-time fight near North Station

At Causeway and Canal streets, one man was stabbed in the chest, another in the back, around 2 a.m. according to Boston EMS Incidents and Providence Citywide, courtesy of UniversalHub.

Extra! Extra! St. Anthony’s Feast Week!:


From the Community: 

Passacantilli Campaign Knocks on 8,000th Door

Stephen Passacantilli’s campaign for Boston City Council District 1 has announced a major milestone.  This past week, the campaign knocked on their 8,000th door and leads all other campaigns in social media engagement with over 1,300 Facebook followers, continue reading.

Boston City Council Candidate Lydia Edwards Releases Transportation Infrastructure Policy Proposal and Endorsement by MBTA’s Local 435 Union

Candidate for Boston City Council Lydia Edwards released a transportation infrastructure policy proposal this week with recommendations to mitigate traffic congestion, parking issues, and public transportation deficiencies, read the full post.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 23

3:00pm Coloring in the Courtyard at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. 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. View the event posting.

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 USS Constitution and Her Crew: At Home in Boston & At Sea. Old North Foundation Speaker Series USS Constitution and Her Crew: At Home in Boston & At Sea Speaker: Margherita Desy Tickets: “pay what you will” donation. Reserve your ticket here.

6:30pm Book Discussion “In the Garden of Beasts” at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Join us to discuss Erik Larson’s 2011 nonfiction thriller “In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin,” in which mild-mannered history Professor William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in 1933 ~ a year which proved to be a turning point in history. View the full posting.

6:30pm Old North Foundation Speaker Series, USS Constitution and Her Crew: At Home in Boston & At Sea. Old North Foundation Speaker Series USS Constitution and Her Crew: At Home in Boston & At Sea Speaker: Margherita Desy Tickets: “pay what you will” donation USS Constitution called Boston her homeport during her first quarter-century of service. More information.

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 Natural Wonder Band at City Hall Plaza. Natural Wonder features a full band experience complete with a crack rhythm section, horn section, and the formidable Gabriel Bello, a #1 Billboard-ranke d vocalist, producer and multi-instrumen talist, channeling the energy and artistry that has made Stevie Wonder an icon across decades and genres.

7:00pm North End Movie Night w/Pizza! at the Gassy, DeFilippo Playground. This movie night at the Gassy (Prince Street Park) will be playing Airbud! Pizza at 7pm and movie at dark. Free, all are welcome!

Thursday, August 24

5:00pm St. Lucy’s Feast at Endicott Street. St. Lucy’s Feast Thacher & Endicott Streets (5:00 pm Procession). Click here for the complete North End Italian Feasts & Procession Schedule 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.

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One Reply to “Tuesday’s Guide: St. Anthony Week, Harbor Cruise, Expanding Liquor Licenses?

  1. It’ll be a perfect evening for a cruise on the harbor on the gorgeous ship Rendezvous. Thanks for promoting our event but want to clarify that ticket is $40.
    Friends of Christopher Columbus Park thank all those who will be joining us tonight!
    Tickets can be bought at the dock :-).

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