Things to know for Wednesday
Your daily roundup for 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. At the time, the robbery was the largest ever in the history of the United States and was billed as “the crime of the century”.
The local chain of Italian dining spots, Bertucci’s, is closing its Faneuil Hall location after not being able to come to terms on their lease. The restaurant, which has been at that location since 1989, will be keeping its locations in the surrounding Boston neighborhoods and suburbs open, NBC Boston has the full story.
170 Years Strong for Pastene:
Plan your events with the Community Calendar:
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:
Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street on Monday, January 22nd for comic book creations. Stop by after school to create your own comic book or graphic novel, continue reading.
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Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the low 60s.
High 73° / Low 62°
Cloudy skies. High around 70F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
High 70° / Low 66°
Thunderstorms likely. High 81F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
High 81° / Low 64°
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