Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Patriots Headed to Super Bowl LII, Comic Book Creation, Combating Boston’s Housing Shortage

Things to know for Monday

It’s Monday, January 22nd and we’re back to reality after this warmer than usual weekend. And just in case you thought you were dreaming, let me be the first to confirm your reality…the Patriots are AFC Champions and are headed to Minneapolis to compete against the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII!!!!! 

Per usual, Tom Brady and the team made a remarkable comeback in the fourth quarter of yesterday’s game, beating the Jaguars, 24-20 and winning the AFC Championship for the eighth time since 2001. Check out the Boston Herald for a full recap of yesterday’s game.  

As you may already know, NorthEndWaterfront.com is here to keep you informed and involved in our historic neighborhood, and to share your thoughts and insider knowledge as residents and community members. If you have something to share, all you need do is say and we’ll do our best to make sure the community is aware.

Here’s what else you need to know to get your week started…

3:00PM Comic Book Creation. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for some after school comic book creation. All ages are welcome and the library will provide the tools needed to make a basic book.

Notable News:

Walsh aims to rein in short-term rental market

In an attempt to combat Boston’s housing shortage and after more than two years of research and discussions among City Hall, housing advocates and rental companies, Mayor Martin J. Walsh is looking to rein in Airbnb and other short-term online rental services of people’s homes, apartments and condos. If Walsh’s legislation is approved by the City Council, the act could potentially free up as many as 2,000 units for long-term renters, Boston Globe has the full story.

Channeling Her Best Bill Belichick:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, January 23:

6:00PM Oceans Frontiers III Film Screening & Panel at the New England Aquarium IMAX Theater. Join Boston Harbor Now, Fire Productions and the New England Aquarium for a free screening of the award winning film series Ocean Frontiers III. Click here for more information and to register.

7:00PM NEWRA ZLC Committee Meeting at Mariner’s House. Join the North End Waterfront Residents Association for a zoning, licensing and construction meeting at 11 North Square, 2nd floor.

Wednesday, January 24: 

5:30PM “We Are Boston’s Waterfront” Petition Drive. Meet with locals at the Golden Goose Cafe to join in on knocking on doors for the “We are the Waterfront” petition drive, click here for additional details.

6:00PM Charlestown YMCA Annual Kick Off Event. Stop by the Blackmoor Bar and Kitchen at 1 Chelsea Street in Charlestown for the Charlestown YMCA’s annual kick off event to learn more about the programs they have to offer, see the full posting here.

6:00PM Teen Gaming at the North End Library. Teens are invited to stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an evening of playing video games with friends. This event is ideal for teens grades 6-12.

6:30PM The People’s Law Firm at the North End Library. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as Yarlennys Villaman, Outreach Coordinator, will outline the services and resources of the Attorney Generals office. Feel free to join to learn more about your rights and protections.

From the Community:

Pirandello Society Italian Film: “Il Sole Dentro” (“The Sun Inside”)

Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street on Saturday, February 3rd as Anna Rocca, Associate Professor of French & Italian at Salem State University, will introduct the 2012 film Il Sole Dentro (“The Sun Inside”) at this year’s annual Pirandello Society’s Italian film screening, continue reading.

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

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