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Things to know for Friday & the Weekend!

Events for Friday, September 22nd:

Paving of Commercial StreetThere will be paving of the cycle track from Union Wharf (328 Commercial Street) to Commercial Wharf. No parking on water side of the street from 6am – 5pm. See full construction notice.

11:00am: Boston Harbor Islands Regatta at Spectacle Island. The Boston Harbor Islands Regatta is the final points-earning race in the Mass Bay Pursuit Series and attracts close to 100 boats in 10 fleets, with classes from high performance boats to family day sailors. More info here.

1:00pm: Film “Thomas Crown Affair” at North End Library, 25 Parmenter StJoin us every Friday in September for old-school films set in Boston, and stay for discussion and treats! This week’s film: Thomas Crown Affair.

5:30pm: Truffle Making at Boston Public MarketTruffle Making Workshop with Taza Chocolate from 5:30-7pm. Chocolate and wine – the ultimate pairing! Taste the most popular Taza Chocolate flavors paired expertly with Massachusetts wines. You’ll make decadent dark chocolate truffles by hand and sip on local wines while you work. Tickets are available via Eventbrite.

6:30pm: Masterpiece Fridays at Faneuil Hall Marketplace West End: “Planes, Trains & Automobiles”A free movie series every Friday in September at Faneuil Hall! Movies begin at dusk, between 6:30pm – 7pm. See the full lineup.

Scene at “The Gassy”

Articles of Interest:

Developers Pay $284M For Boston Garages, Office Building

The Dock Square parking garage next to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, located at 20 Clinton Street, was acquired for $170-million. The property was marketed as a redevelopment opportunity with the potential to build additional floors atop the 6-story garage, with zoning allowing 125-foot-tall structures, Bankers & Tradesman has the full story.

Sox fans?

Boston Red Sox Playoff tickets go on sale Friday; info on how to buy and pricing details

Vinegar Peppers, North End style:

Uncle Bruce at albaproduce. Homemade vinegar peppers. Almost ready. #albaproduce #northend

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Saturday, September 23

Paving of Commercial StreetThere will be paving of the cycle track from Union Wharf (328 Commercial Street) to Commercial Wharf. No parking on water side of the street from 6am – 5pm. See full construction notice.

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, September 24 – same time].

Sunday, September 24

11:00am Philip’s Salon Cut a Thon to Support St. Leonard’s Church Restoration at Philip’s Salon. Philip’s Salon Cut-A-Thon! We’re raising money for the restoration of St. Leonard’s Church! Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 11am-4pm $25 Haircuts (no blowdries) Appointments required Food and Beverages provided by many local businesses Raffle Tickets 1 for $10 OR 3 for $20 Lots of chances to win many prizes!! Located at Philip’s Salon, 437 Hanover Street, view the posting.

12:00pm Eliot School Block Party at the Prado, Tileston & Unity Street. The Eliot School is excited to announce our upcoming Block Party to celebrate the opening of our new building and to thank our families and the community for supporting the growth and development of our students, view the post

From the Community: 

From Italy to the North End: the Photography of Anthony V. Riccio

Anthony V. Riccio will discuss his book, “From Italy to Boston’s North End – The Photographs of Anthony V. Riccio 1972-1982,” which documents the arc of the Italian American immigrant experience. Complete with images of daily life taken in the rural villages of southern Italy to everyday life in one of America’s most famous Italian American enclaves, Boston’s North End. View the post for details.

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

Weather Forecast:

Clear
Sunday
Sun-12/17/17 0%
Clear
Sunshine and some clouds. High near 30F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
High 30° / Low 22°
Snow
Monday
Mon-12/18/17 40%
Snow
Variable clouds with snow showers that will mix with rain showers later. High near 35F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 40%.
High 35° / Low 32°
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
Tue-12/19/17 10%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High around 45F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
High 45° / Low 35°

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