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:

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Partly cloudy. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
High 37° / Low 27°
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A mainly sunny sky. High 36F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
High 36° / Low 23°
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Sunny skies. High around 35F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
High 35° / Low 27°

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