Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Rev. Ayres 20th Anniversary, Office Envy, Old Mr. Boston

Things to know for Monday

Events for Monday, November 6:

On This Day: “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald Elected to Congress. On November 6, 1895 an Irishman from the North End was elected to the U.S. Congress. Ten years later, John Francis Fitzgerald won the Boston mayoral election, rattling the Yankee establishment with his work on behalf of the poor, immigrants, and workers. After withdrawing from the 1914 mayoral campaign, he turned his attention to grooming his grandsons for their political careers. Three of them served in the U.S. Senate. His namesake, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, would be the 35th President of the United States, continue reading.

6:30PM Rev. Stephen Ayres 20th Anniversary at Battery Wharf Harborview Ballroom. There will be a 20th anniversary celebration of Rev. Stephen Ayres Ministry at Old North Church.

Notable News:

Massachusetts ranked 4th most bicycle-friendly state

Massachusetts made the rankings at #4 for most bicycle-friendly states in a new report by bicycle advocacy group, the League of American Bicyclists. In the state’s report card, it noted the city’s plan to expand bike lines in the North End, more from MassLive.

OfficeEnvy: Inside ObserveIT’s Boston HQ, a Tribute to the Hub’s Neighborhoods

Israeli-based insider threat management firm, ObserveIT, recently moved its headquarters from New York to Boston’s John Hancock Building in 2014. Today, the 40-employee start up has settled into a unique new space at 200 Claredon Street where the open layout of the new office features dedicated conference rooms and spaces to some of Boston’s most prominent neighborhoods like the North End, BostInno has the full story.

Old Mr. Boston:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, November 7:

7:00AM Election Day. Polls will be open from 7AM to 8PM for the Mayor and City Council preliminary elections. For more information on polling locations click here.

Wednesday, November 8:

6:30PM Friends of NE Library Meeting. There will be a meeting at 25 Parmenter St. for the friends of the North End Library.

From the Community:

Boston Harbor Now Annual OnBoard Awards & Celebration

Boston Harbor Now will recognize responsible development along Boston Harbor at their Annual OnBoard Awards and Networking Celebration. Their 2017 Honorees are Clippership Wharf, a Lendlease property; and Atlantic Wharf of Boston Properties, continue reading.

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