Things to know for Friday

Your daily roundup for Friday, December 29:

As this is our last daily brief of the 2017 calendar year, the team would like to thank you for your continued patronage to both our community and this website, and wish you a happy and healthy new year!

A Festive Farewell to the Holidays:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Sunday, December 31:

New Years Eve


Boston Harbor Now has teamed up with several local businesses and cultural institutions in the Waterfront neighborhood to bring the community a full line-up of free activities to ring in the new year.

11:00AM Vintage Harbor Map Tour. Join the Boston Harbor Hotel as they host a special tour of the hotel’s vintage map gallery featuring many great maps of Boston and Massachusetts Bay, see additional details and registration information.

1:00PM Ice Sculpture Stroll. Wind your way down the waterfront through the trail of interactive ice sculptures, see additional details here.

1:00PM Touch-a-Truck. The Boston Firehouse Museum at the Envoy Hotel on 70 Sleeper Street will host Touch-a-Truck, see additional details here.

1:00PM Harborwalk Walking Tour. Join the Friends of the Boston Harborwalk and Liz Nelson Weaver for a guided tour of the Wharf District Harborwalk from the Custom House to Rowes Wharf, see additional details and registration information.

2:00PM Afternoon Dance Party. Join Mix104.1FM at Faneuil Hall Marketplace for an afternoon dance party, see additional details here.

11:59PM Fireworks at Midnight over Boston Harbor. Find yourself a great viewing spot in the North End/Waterfront neighborhood for the 40-year tradition of the New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Midnight, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Food Network Finds features Mike’s Pastry in the North End for their world-famous cannolis.

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

Weather Forecast:

Wed-03/21/18 90%
Windy with a mix of rain and snow. Lows overnight in the low 30s.
High 36° / Low 32°
Thu-03/22/18 80%
Snow and gusty winds during the morning will be followed by lingering snow showers during the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds NNW at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of snow 80%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
High 35° / Low 29°
Mostly Cloudy
Fri-03/23/18 10%
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 41F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
High 41° / Low 30°

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