Daily Briefs

Weekend Briefing: St. Lucy’s, Il Molo Phantom Gourmet, I Am Books Anniversary, St. Anthony’s Weekend!

Things to know for Friday & the Weekend!

Events for Friday, August 25th

St. Anthony’s Feast – Endicott, N. Margin & Thacher Streets.
August 25 – 27, Feast opens at 7:00 pm on Friday.
12pm-11pm Sat. & Sun. Sunday.
12:00 pm Grand Procession starts on Sunday!

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.

Notable news found elsewhere:

Phantom Gourmet: Seafood at Il Molo in Boston’s North End

Utilizing their location across the street from Boston Harbor, Il Molo is a subterranean space opened by Donato Frataroli, who created a space that fits many different dining options. Whether you want to stack up to the bar or have a casual night at a table, CBS Boston has the video segment and more information!

The North End: New Date Night Ideas for Boston’s Oldest Neighborhood

This compilation of the North End covers everything from where to eat, where to play, and where to grab a nightcap. From places like Tresca, Improv Asylum, and Christopher Columbus Park, to Prezza, Aragosta Bar and Bistro, Boston Magazine has the full story.

A North End bookstore with Italian roots, flair

Since moving from Italy to Boston in 2010, Nicola Orichuia and his wife, Alessandra Mele found reminders of their native Italy in the North End neighborhood. Longing for a different aspect of Italian history and culture, they opened I AM Books at 189 North Street, read in full at The Boston Globe.

St. Lucy’s Feast in full form:



Plan your events with the Community Calendar

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.

Sunday, August 27

5:30pm Sons of Italy Drum & Bugle Corps March at St. Anthony’s Feast. Sons of Italy Drum & Bugle Corps March at St. Anthony’s Feast, start on Endicott Street, marching from 5:30-7:30.

8:00pm Movies at Christopher Columbus Park (Start at Sunset). Movies start at sunset – brought to you by Friends of Christopher Columbus Park!

From the Community: 

One Week Left to Apply for The Beverly, Affordable and Workforce Housing

Residents have seven days remaining to request applications for The Beverly, Downtown Boston’s first 100% workforce and affordable housing development in more than a quarter century. Applications are available at www.thebeverlyboston.com until next Wednesday, August 30th and must be submitted by September 6th to be eligible for January 2018 move-in, view the full posting.

Need to submit a post? Great, start here!

Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.

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