Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Wharf District Council Meeting, Midnight NYE Fireworks, Tastes of the North End, City on a Hill Filming

Things to know for Tuesday

Your daily roundup for Tuesday, December 19:

5:00PM Wharf District Council Meeting at InterContinental Hotel. Join the Wharf District Council Meeting at 510 Atlantic Avenue for presentations from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, Friends of the Boston HarborWalk and the status of the Municipal Harbor Plan.

Notable News:

Boston Will Have Midnight Fireworks on First Night Again for 2018

After the 2016/2017 hiatus of midnight fireworks for First Night in Boston, the city has decided to bring the show back to ring in 2018. Thanks to the efforts of waterfront groups, the city has raised $80,000 for the show taking place at Long Wharf and off the Seaport, Boston Magazine has the full story.

Boston: Tastes of the North End

Boston’s North End is one of the few that still tells the story of the American Dream with the Italians being the last wave of immigration that stayed in the neighborhood. Local resident Michele Topor knows the neighborhood better than most and has conducting food tours since the mid nineties. This Magnificent Life has detailed some of Michele’s top tips for tasting the true North End.

City on a Hill Filming at Bovas:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, December 20:

6:00PM Family Night at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as they host a number of activities this winter that are guaranteed to chase away the cold. This upcoming Wednesday families of all shapes and sizes are invited to attend an evening filled with cookie decorating the Rugrats holiday specials, see additional details here.

Thursday, December 21:

4:00PM Edible Snow Towers at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for December activities that are guaranteed to chase away the cold. This upcoming Thursday’s event will be building edible snow towers with marshmallows and toothpicks, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Saint Leonard’s Church Reopening Cermony

See some photos from local Charles Maniscalco, who attended this past weekend’s ceremony and reception for the reopening of St. Leonard’s Church, continue reading.


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