Things to know for Thursday

It’s Thursday, January 25 and if you’re a fan of the Opera then you’re in luck because I have some news for you! The Boston Lyric Opera just released new details about its Spring 2018 season. This upcoming season will feature two new productions, one being the theater-staple The Threepenny Opera, and the other being Trouble in Tahiti/Arias and Barcarolles presented as a cabaret, click here for more details

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Here’s what else you need to know for Thursday…

Notable News:

Boston councilor would tax property flippers and other housing speculators

Charlestown, East Boston and North End City Councilor representative, Lydia Edwards, proposed taxes on property speculation as a way to keep Boston grounded and off of the path towards becoming the next Manhattan. Councilors agreed to schedule a hearing on Edward’s proposal, Universal Hub has the full story.

Neighborhood History: Remains of Boston’s Second Baptist Church Building:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, January 27:

5:00PM Masks and music of Carnevale through Commedia dell’Arte. Pazzi Lazzi’s Chiara Durazzini and Dan Meyers join forces for a unique Carnevale-inspired presentation featuring Commedia dell’Arte masks and Renaissance-period music. This family friendly event is taking place at I Am Books at 189 North Street, click here for additional details.

From the Community:

Report: Boston-Area Working Ports at Tipping Point, Primed for Innovation

Boston Harbor Now released a report that shows certain DPAs within Boston’s Inner Harbor are seeing maritime use rates well below 50 percent. The data suggests that as market demand for waterfront land continues to increase, it will be more challenging to maintain a diverse mix of Harbor uses – calling out the ongoing discussion of how the region should plan for an invited in these limited spaces, continue reading.

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

Weather Forecast:

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday
Fri-08/17/18 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High 79F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
High 79° / Low 73°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday
Sat-08/18/18 80%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Cloudy skies during the morning hours followed by thunderstorms in the afternoon. High near 85F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
High 85° / Low 66°
Chance of Rain
Sunday
Sun-08/19/18 40%
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High 69F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
High 69° / Low 66°

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  1. Would property speculation include someone who purshases a property for the purpose of rental or only someone who purchases a property for the purpose of resale.

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