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Things to know for Wednesday

Your daily round up for Wednesday, December 6:

6:00PM Public Meeting: 128 North Street Invitation to Bid at Nazzaro Community Center. A public meeting will be held at the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street to discuss the current Invitation to Bid (ITB) on a MassDOT owned property at 128 North Street, view the full meeting agenda here.

6:30PM Opening: “The Double Life of Elizabeth Bishop” at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street to celebrate the opening of “The Double Life of Elizabeth Bishop”. There will be light refreshments served and the event will feature Lucienne Bartfield’s pencil portraits of American poets.

Notable News:

Cambridge Street included in Action Plan

The Boston Planning and Development Agency has finalized the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan for the West End, North End, and Bulfinch Triangle neighborhoods as well as Cambridge street and Charles Circle. The proposed transportation improvements and initiatives have been in the works for over a year in an effort to improve safety, make the area more understandable, create more mobility choices and decrease congestion, Beacon Hill Times has the full story.

Boston’s best new building of 2017? Vote now!

As 2017 nears an end, Curbed Boston is awarding superlatives for the best Boston-area neighborhoods, trends, design and real estate. To start their list, they’re taking a look at the best building to open in the Boston region. When reviewing all buildings or major renovations of existing buildings, only 5 made the short list including the North End’s Lovejoy Wharf, see the full list and vote on Curbed Boston.

Holiday Painting Sale: Early Mass in the North End:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, December 7:

Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

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.

3:30PM STEAM Crafternoons at West End Library. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street for an afternoon where kids will have access to an abundance of supplies. The event is ideal for all ages and will feature one science-related project and one craft. Email rfox@bpl.org to pre-register.

6:00PM NE Public Safety Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. North End residents are welcome to attend the public safety meeting which will be held with Boston Police Area A-1 at 30 North Bennet Street.

6:30PM Rosary, Mass & Testimony with Colleen & John Willard at Sacred Heart Church. Join Sacred Heart Catholic Church for their Rosary and Holy Mass & Testimony with Colleen and John Wilard taking place at 12 North Square, view additional details here.

Friday, December 8:

6:00PM Author Talk: Anthony LoFrisco (The LoFrisco Family Cookbook, How Josie Brought Sicily to Brooklyn). Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for an author talk by Anthony LoFrisco. The book is part cookbook, part memoir as LoFrisco shares his mother’s simple and delicious recipes while embracing family stories of growing up in an Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Holiday Photo Shoot Sessions This Weekend in the North End!

There are only 12 slots left in Christan Pleva Images’ discounted holiday photo shoots in the North End this weekend. Shoots are taking place at the Prado and will cost about $150 for a 20 minute session, continue reading.

Need to submit a post? Great, start here!

Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.

Weather Forecast:

Clear
Saturday
Sat-12/16/17 10%
Clear
Clear. Lows overnight in the upper teens.
High 33° / Low 18°
Clear
Sunday
Sun-12/17/17 0%
Clear
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High near 30F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
High 30° / Low 23°
Overcast
Monday
Mon-12/18/17 20%
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High near 35F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
High 35° / Low 32°

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