Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Mahjong Games, Real Estate Updates, Transportation Archives

Things to know for Thursday

Your daily round up for Thursday, November 30:

11:00AM Mahjong Games at North End Library. Enjoy the American-style variant of Mahjong, a tile-based game that originated in China and requires skill, strategy, and calculation, view the full event posting here.

Notable News:

North End Apartment Building Sold

The seven-unit apartment property at 21 Sheafe St. has been sold to a developer through Marcus & Millichap’s Boston office. The property, which sold for $2.53 million, had been family-owned an hadn’t seen the open market in over 40 years, read the full story on Banker & Tradesman.

How Did You Get to Work This Morning?

Boston City Archives found a 1927 chart from a report on Boston’s transportation that shows the various methods of transportation people used to enter and leave the city’s downtown area on a typical week day.

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, December 1:

10:00AM Little Groove Concert at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as children learn to play in a fun musical environment and will have the opportunity to interact with parachutes, puppets, instruments and more, view the full event posting.

6:00PM North End Holiday Shopping Stroll at North End Shops. Join the community in celebrating the arrival of the holiday season by visiting over a dozen North End shops for treats, sales and prizes, view the full event posting here.

6:00PM Christmas Tree Event at Hanover & Cross Streets. Get in the strolling mood with Celebrity Christmas Carolers, hot chocolate, St. John’s School bake sale and an appearance by Santa Claus, view the full event posting.

Saturday, December 2:

10:30AM I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for its Italian reading group for children ages 0-4. Little ones and their parents will have the opportunity to engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

11:00AM Friends of North End Library Holiday Lunch. Join the Friend of the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for delicious food, games and music by The Joneses.

12:00PM Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree for Charity. Stop by Faneuil Hall Marketplace to see Mix104.1 FM’s Gregg Daniels and Fast Freddy as they collect toys for ‘Karson & Kennedy’s” 10,000 Toys for Girls & Boys. The event will benefit the Boston-area Toys for Tots and entertainment will be provided by the Nate Bash Brand, Sugarbabies Band and Them Apples Band.

6:00PM Helene Stapinski – Murder in Matera. Join I AM Book at 189 North Street as Helene Stapinski, acclaimed author, goes deep into the heart of Italy to unravel a century-old family mystery.

Local Celebrity Sighting:

From the Community:

Clothing Drive at Nazzaro Center

The Nazzaro Community Center will be hosting a clothing drive to benefit the local Boston charity Cradles to Crayons. The community is encouraged to donate gently used or new clothing from December 8th to December 16th, continue reading.

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