Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Family Day, Local Food Festival, Coffee Shop Model, Paul Revere House Award

Things to know for Friday!

Events for Friday, September 15th:

1:00pm Film “Mystery Street” at North End Library, 25 Parmenter St. Join us for old-school films set in Boston, and stay for discussion and treats! …Mystery Street (1950, 1 hour, 33 min) ~ A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach. Starring Ricardo Montalban and Sally Forrest, view the posting.

6:00pm Disco Dancing at Dewey Square on the Greenway. ’70s DISCO featuring The Loser’s Lounge Group. Hustle down to Dewey Square Park for a ‘70s Disco Party with The Loser’s Lounge, a collective of New York City’s finest performers founded in 1993 by former Psychedelic Furs keyboardist Joe McGinty. You bring the moves, they’ll bring all the greatest hits of the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s.

6:30pm Masterpiece at Faneuil Hall Marketplace West End: Iron Giant. A free movie series at Faneuil Hall – movies begin at dusk!

On this day. . .

in 1620 Mayflower departs from Plymouth England with 102 pilgrims.
in 1998 Google.com was registered as a domain name.

Spotlight: Paul Revere House

Notable news found elsewhere:

Nolles Provides Coffee With Personalized Care

A local coffee shop in Danielson, Connecticut is modeling their business on the best of what Boston’s North End has to offer. Creating a multicultural environment around coffee is the key to creating that magic, “you have 70-year-old Italian men sitting next to young college students.” The Hartford Courant has the full story.

“So where do the piles of snow go?” . . . Too soon?


Plan your events with the Community Calendar

Saturday, September 16

Boston Social Fitness Festival. From yoga to dancing to kickboxing, this festival is a day-long celebration designed to get Boston moving, located at City Hall Plaza.

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].

North End Family Pride Day at Langone Park on Commercial St.

Come out and enjoy a free bbq with neighbors and friends See the schedule at the link, view the posting. The following events are all part of the North End Family Pride Day:

  • 12:00pm Johnny Paulo Bocce Tournament at Langone Park
  • 12:00pm Art Contest at Langone Park
  • 12:00pm Live Music – Crosstown at Langone Park
  • 1:00pm Street Magic Live Music at Langone Park.
  • 2:00pm NEMPAC Performances at Langone Park.
  • 3:00pm DJ Music at Langone Park.

6:00pm Salsa Dancing at Dewey Square on the Greenway. SALSA featuring Orquesta SCC “La Excelencia” Group Dance Lesson, Live Music & Open Dancing. It’s Salsa time! Enjoy the sounds of Orquesta SCC “La Excelencia,” a salsa dura orchestra based in New York City.

Sunday, September 17

Hub on Wheels. Complete a 10- or 40-mile long route that starts and finishes at City Hall Plaza for the 13th Annual Hub on Wheels.

11:00am Local Food Festival on the Greenway. Celebrate local cuisine on The Greenway! The Boston Local Food Festival is creating a food hub on The Greenway! This FREE event presented by Sustainable Business Network spotlights sustainable, locally grown food.

2:00pm Celebrate Constitution Day at Old North. Celebrate the printing of the Boston edition of the U.S. Constitution! Old North Church & Historic Site will celebrate the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. To mark this occasion, Gary Gregory, print master and founder of the Printing Office of Edes & Gill at Old North Church & Historic Site, has spent a year typesetting the Boston version of the U.S. Constitution. This event will mark the first time this document has been printed since 1787, view the post.

2:00pm Sunday Afternoon at the Park for Families & Friends. Sunday Afternoon at the Park for Families & Friends! Cindy Fitzgibbon, WCVB-TV5 is emcee, dance to the Greg Krikorian All-Star Ensemble. Located at the Armenian Heritage Park, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

3:00pm Klezmer Dancing at Dewey Square on the Greenway. KLEZMER Featuring Alicia Svigals’ Klezmer Fiddle Express. Let’s Dance Boston concludes with an afternoon of Klezmer, offered in association with the Jewish Arts Collaborative. The day features the sounds of Alicia Svigals’ Klezmer Fiddle Express, led by composer/violinist/vocalist Alicia Svigals, the world’s leading klezmer fiddler and a founder of the Grammy-winning Klezmatics.

From the Community: 

Dog Park Construction Begins in September and More News from RUFF

After years of hard work and waiting, our first of its kind, urban dog park is being constructed! Although the park will be closed for approximately 5 weeks to complete its transformation we know it will be worth the wait! We will keep the membership updated along the way with updates. During the closure please use the Richmond Street dog run for off-leash time, view the post for more updates.

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