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Monday’s Briefing: Fall Festival Rainout, Realtor Stories, Phantom Gourmet’s Best, Doggie Pizza

Things to know for Monday

Events for Monday, October 9th – Columbus Day!

CANCELED: Due to the rain forecast for this afternoon, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Fall Festival and Pine Street Inn Food Drive has been canceled. View more details here.


Notable News Found Elsewhere:

Confessions of a Boston Realtor

It’s known that the Boston real estate market is elusive, but what about the stories from those in the trenches? Boston realtors weigh in on their stories of “fake princes, philandering spouses” and three-million-dollar student condos full of narcotics. Boston Magazine has the full story, including Carmela Laurella of CL Properties who proclaims that “Hockey Players Are My Favorite Clients.”

Phantom Gourmet: Best Of The North End

Profiling the top spots in the North End, Phantom Gourmet visited some of the most recommended restaurants in the neighborhood, view the video courtesy of CBS Boston.

Video clips from the Columbus Day Parade!



Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, October 10:

5:30pm Reducing & Managing Stress: Walking the Labyrinth at Armenian Heritage Park. Learn new ways to reduce and manage stress, and enhance productivity and a unified work culture, while building community.

6:30pm FOCCP Meeting. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park will be holding a meeting at Mariner’s House. View additional details here.

7:00pm The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. Variance requests will be heard regarding 431 Hanover St., 25-29 Prince St. (Assaggio), 180 Endicott St. and 5-7-9 Jerusalem Place. In addition, Marquis Health Services will attend to discuss their remodeling plans for the Fulton Street nursing home. See the full NEWNC Agenda.

10:30am Groundbreaking on North Square Reconstruction. Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Public Works Department, The Boston Arts Commission, elected officials and other guests for the groundbreaking ceremony of the North Square Reconstruction project. View more.

3:00pm Italian Heritage Month Movie at West End Library “Bid Deal on Madonna Street”. Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with the West End Library’s October Italian Film Series every Wednesday at 151 Cambridge Street. Featured films include Big Deal on Madonna Street, Cinema Paradiso and Marriage Italian Style.

5:30pm Geometry as Public Art: Celebrating the Immigrant Experience. Join the community for this HUBweek program at Armenian Heritage Park on The Greenway to celebrate public art and share experiences, meet/greet and enjoy luscious tea and desserts. View the event posting here.

6:00pm Art of Excellent Listening Workshop at North End Library. Join Kim Kerrigan at the North End Branch Library at 25 Parmenter Street as he teaches you how to be a better listener and other valuable skills for interacting with people at home, in the workplace or in public settings. View more details here.

6:00pm BTD Bike Share Workshop at Nazzaro Center. Residents are invited to attend community planning workshops hosted by the City at 30 N. Bennet St. to discuss the upcoming expansion of the regional public bike share system, known as Hubway.

6:00pm Author Talk: Crystal King, Feast of Sorrows. Join I Am Books at 189 North St. for an Author Talk featuring Crystal King’s seminal debut about the man who inspired the world’s oldest cookbook and the ambition that led to his destruction. View the event posting.

6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting. Join the friends of the North End for a library meeting at 25 Parmenter st.

From the Community:

Pregnancy Subscription Service Bump Boxes Acquires Boston- Based Company Supplet

Bump Boxes, the largest pregnancy subscription service that curates fun, healthy products for pregnancy and beyond, has acquired Supplet, a pregnancy gift box service and community that is focused on making women and babies healthier. North End resident and founder of Supplet, Jessica Munroe, is a health and wellness expert who has worked with her team to build a thoughtful brand for women, view the posting.

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

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