Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: NEWRA Meeting, Inktober, Best Pizza in America

Things to know for Thursday

Events for Thursday, October 12:

5:30pm City Council President Michelle Wu Meet & Greet at Crudo. Join the North End Friends of Michelle along with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, State Sen. Joe Boncore and City Councilor Sal LaMattina for a Neighborhood Meet & Greet with City Council President Michelle Wu on at 78 Salem Street.

6:00pm West End Civic Association Hosts Tito Jackson at Fall Meeting. The West End Civic Association will host City Councilor Tito Jackson at the start of their Fall meeting in the Amy Lowell community room at 65 Martha Road. Light refreshments will be served.

7:00pm NEWRA Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. This month’s North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting will feature discussions on the Conservation Law Foundation, District 1 Candidates and the annual election at The Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. View additional details here.


Notable News Found Elsewhere:

3 Massachusetts Pizzerias Make List Of ‘Best Pizzas In America’

Three Massachusetts pizzerias made the top 101 list of “Best Pizzas In America” from The Daily Meal with Galleria Umberto in the North End coming in at number 62. Also featured were East Boston’s Santarpio’s and Cambridge’s Area Four for its clam and bacon pizza, CBS Boston has the full story.

Matrix, Underscore VC back new cloud startup from Veracode exec

Erik Peterson, a former Veracode Inc. executive, launched a startup in Boston on Wednesday focused on the reliability of cloud data storage. The new company, CloudZero, launched with $5 million and the backing of some local tech bigwigs whose investment is being split between cultivating its community as well as establishing the company’s headquarters in the North End. Read more from the Boston Business Journal.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, October 13:

10:00am Baby Story Time at North End Library. Join Ms. Alyson at 25 Parmenter street for stories, songs, fun and more in a program designed for babies 0-18 months old. View the event posting here.

11:00am Preschool Story Time at North End Library. Following the Baby Story Time, join Ms.Alyson at 25 Parmenter street for a story time filled with books, songs, activities and more in a program designed for children 18 months and older. View the event posting here.

2:00pm “Cat People” Movie at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter street for their continued Friday Film series and discussion featuring a playing of the film Cat People. View more details here.

6:00pm August Watters on Mandolin at I AM Books. Join August Watters, a mandolinist and conductor/composer, as he serenedes guests with Italy’s most iconic musical instrument. Event tickets are being sold for $10 each for the performance at 190 North Street.

7:00pm Marian Holy Rosary Mass and Crowning of Our Lady at Sacred Heart Italian Church. Join the Sacred Heart Italian Church at 12 North Square to celebrate the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima 100 years ago. Enjoy choral prayer to Our Lady the Queen of Peace, and view more event details here.

Saturday, October 14:

10:00am North End Boston Documentary at North End Library. Join Alex Goldfeld, President of the North End Historical Society, at 25 Parmenter St for a viewing of the first feature-length film that chronicles the vibrant Italian-American community that has called the North End of Boston home for well over 100 years. View the event posting here.

11:00am Greenway Open Market. Enjoy the vibrant open-air artisan market featuring talented area artists, crafters, food trucks and locally produced products at Rings Fountain off of Milk Street.

11:00am Duck Dash Festival at Charlestown Navy Yard. Stop by for music, food, fair games, science activities, relay races and more at Charlestown’s first ever race of the duckies located at 114 116th street. All proceeds will directly support the “e”inc. Environment Science Discovery and Action Museum’s upcoming exhibit. View additional details here.

6:00pm Bernini’s Life and Rome: The Latest Discoveries, Data, and Insights. Join Boston College professor Franco Mormando as he discusses his book, “Bernini’s Life and Rome: The Latest Discoveries, Data, and Insights” at 189 North Street. View more event details here.

From the Community:

Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli to Open Restaurant at Lovejoy Wharf

Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli, Eastern Standard and Island Creek Oyster alum, plans to bring his own vision to Related Beal’s Lovejoy Wharf Condominiums in 2018. The new restaurant will offer indoor and outdoor waterfront dining and drinks in one of Boston’s most memorable settings, continue reading.

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