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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Partly cloudy. High 64F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
High 64° / Low 53°
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. Record high temperatures expected. High 68F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph.
High 68° / Low 38°
Rain showers in the morning mixing with and changing to steady snow in the afternoon. Some mixed winter precipitation possible. High near 40F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
High 40° / Low 32°
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