Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Ward 3 Candidates Night, Charlestown Bridge Closure, North End Lights

Things to know for Wednesday

Events for Wednesday, October 25:

3:00PM Italian Heritage Month Movie at West End Library “Marriage Italian Style”. 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.

6:00PM Candidates Night for Mayor and City Council at Nazzaro Center. Join the Ward 3 Democratic Committee at 30 N. Bennet Street for a Candidate’s Night where all candidates running for Mayor and City Council At-Large will be invited to speak and answer questions from residents. Following the presentations, members of the Ward committee will hold a vote on whether to endorse any of the candidate, view full event details here.

6:00PM Italian Genealogy Lecture at North End Library. Join Rhonda R. McClure, Senior Genealogist at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, at 25 Parmenter St. to celebrate Italian Heritage Month by discovering more about your Italian Roots, view the event posting.

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

Historic North End bridge closed after large hole discovered

The structurally deficient North Washington Street Bridge, also known as the Charlestown Bridge, had an emergency closure Tuesday evening due to potholes damaging cars. The bridge was reopened to traffic late Tuesday evening, but MassDOT is reporting restrictions on heavy trucks and vehicles, WCVB has the full story.

Short-Term Rentals are Disrupting the Housing Market in Downtown Boston Neighborhoods

All throughout Boston, short-term rental units are spreading and crunching the housing market, disrupting the communities that make up the city’s neighborhoods. The unregulated organizations are constricting the supply of rental units and keeping rents in existing rental units artificially higher in neighborhoods like the North End, continue reading on Beacon Hill Times.

North End Lights:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, October 26:

5:00PM Open House at West End Library. The Friends of the West End branch Library will host an open house at 151 Cambridge Street where David Vieira, “City-Wide Friday of the Library Liaison to the Branch Libraries” will speak to building partnerships in the community. For more information about the open event, call 617-523-3957 or email friendswestendlibrary@gmail.com.

5:30PM Lydia Edwards Open Reception at The Living Room. The open reception for City Council candidate Lydia Edwards will be co-hosted by State Senator Joseph Boncore and will take place at 101 Atlantic Avenue.

6:15PM Zumba Fundraiser at Nazzaro Center. Join the Nazzaro Community Center at 30 N Bennet St. as they host several Yoga and Zumba fundraisers for $10 per class with proceeds being donated to hurricane relief victims, see here for the full event posting.

9:00PM Paving Starts at Atlantic Ave & Cross Street. The final paving of Atlantic Avenue at Cross Street will take place overnight continuing into Friday morning. For more details on traffic delays and parking restrictions, view the full posting.

Friday, October 27:

10:00AM Baby Story Time at North End Library. Join Ms. Alyson for stories, songs, fun, and more in a program just for babies. This program is for babies 0-18 months. Please come prepared to actively engage with your child, view the post.

11:00AM Preschool Story Time at North End Library. Join Ms. Alyson for a story time filled with books, songs, activities, and more! This program is for children ages 18 months and older. Please come prepared to actively engage with your child. View the posting.

2:00PM “Village of the Damned” Movie at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday Films & Discussion featuring this week’s movie Village of the Damned, view full event details here.

6:00PM Renaissance Music Concert at I Am Books. Join I Am Books at 189 North St. for a special performance featuring dramatic madrigals, high energy dances, popular songs and improvisations in Renaissance style byInternationally acclaimed performers and recording artists John Tyson and Miyuki Tsurutani, view more details.

6:30PM Boston Composers Concert at 390 Commercial St. Come enjoy the Bijou de La Vida Concert Series and celebrate the vibrant musical culture in our city while paying tribute to the central role that NEMPAC plays in the North and and greater Boston community. Composers include Leonard Bernstein, Horatio Parker, Amy Beach, Arthur Foote, Vartan Aghababian, Matthew Aucoin, and Heather Gilligan, click here for more details and concert tickets.

7:00PM Eat, Drink & Be Scary Halloween FUNraiser at Filippo’s Ristorante. Join the Boston Community Collaborative’s 5th annual Halloween FUNraiser. The fun-filled night will feature a costume contest, a great band, food and company, view the full event posting.

From the Community:

Saturday, November 4th: 1-Day Workshop/Spiritual Development in the North End

Tap into the power of your 6th sense during this workshop event where you will explore and experience different forms of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual energies, continue reading.

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