Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Wharf District Council Meeting, Lego Club, Sea Level Situation, Most-Missed Now-Closed Restaurants

Things to know for Tuesday

Your daily roundup for Tuesday, January 16:

3:00PM Lego Club. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for some after school fun building legos.

5:00PM Wharf District Council Meeting at 30 Rowes Wharf, Norman Leventhal Center. This month’s agenda includes: – Police Update on Local Activity from BPD District A-1 Captain Kenneth Fong
– Presentation on Digital Urban Panels (DUP) at the Aquarium MBTA to provide real time message feeds about trains and other alerts
– Boston Public Market will follow up on the suggestions that came out of the last meeting
– Wharf District Council Meetings are open to the public.

Notable News:

14-mile dike could protect Greater Boston from sea level rise

After the recent bomb cyclone that caused the sea level to rise and the storm surge effects to leave part of the city, including the North End, flooded – it raised awareness on the various ideas to protect the city. One idea is to construct a 14-mile dike running from Cohasset to Swampscott that could protect greater Boston from sea level rise, Commonwealth Magazine has the full story.

Here are the now-closed restaurants Boston.com readers miss the most

Taking a nostalgic look back, Boston.com has asked its readers to share the now-closed restaurants they miss the most. Among those missed are The European, a North End staple along with Joe Tecce’s, check out Boston.com for the full list.

Coffee Lover Staying Warm:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, January 17:

Anniversary of Brinks Garage Robbery. In 1950, Brinks Garage, which at the time was located at 155 Prince Street, was robbed for $2.78 million. The location is now a parking garage at 600 Commercial Street.

6:00P. Teen Game Night at the North End Library. Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street to play video games with friends, continue reading.

6:00PM. Boston Waterfront Community Meeting. Hear from experts from the Conservation Law Foundation at the Golden Goose Cafe at 65 Atlantic Ave, see here for additional details.

Thursday, January 18:

3:00PM Snowflake Design at the North End Library. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street to create your own sparkling snowflake to take home. All ages are welcome.

6:00PM Community Preservation Forum in Dorchester. Learn more about the new $20 million fund for affordable housing, parks, and historic preservation and share your ideas for the neighborhood at the community preservation forum at the Lilla Frederick Middle School located at 270 Columbia Road in Dorchester.

From the Community:

Charlestown YMCA Invites North End to Annual Kick Off Event, January 24

Join the Charlestown YMCA for their annual kick off event at Blackmoor located at 1 Chelsea Street in Charlestown. The event will showcase the services offered to the Charlestown and North End neighborhoods including swim lessons, teen programming and more, continue reading.

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

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