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Weekend Brief: Historic Restaurant Up for Sale, Lego Club, Italian Language Class, STEAM Saturdays, Book Presentation

Things to know for Friday

The weekend is here, and you know what that mean – AFC Championships are just a day away! As Tom Brady and the Patriots are warming up for the big game, the temperatures will also be rising with an expected high of 47 degrees on Saturday and 46 degrees on Sunday. 

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 heading into the weekend…

Notable News:

One of Boston’s oldest restaurants is up for sale

According to the Boston Globe, the historic German beer hall, Jacob Wirth Co, is being sold by it’s longtime owner for just over $1 million. The current owner of the downtown restaurant says only two other restaurants have been operating in Boston longer – the Union Oyster House and Charlestown’s Warren Tavern, Boston Globe has the full story.

Say a little prayer at All Saints Way:


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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, January 20:

9:30AM Lego Club at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street as all ages are welcome to join in the fun of building and playing with Legos.

10:30AM I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for it’s Italian reading group for children ages 0-4 and their parents. Come ready to engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

12:00PM STEAM Saturday at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street every Saturday for STEAM Activities for children and adults. This Saturday’s activity will include watercolor exploration.

6:00PM Joyce Poggi Hager – “Jimmy and Me” book presentation. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street as Joyce Poggi Hager details the story of a shy young girl who feels isolated when she becomes the caregiver to her older brother who is intellectually disabled.

From the Community:

Graffiti On Commercial Street & Greenough Lane

Over the past few days, an illegal graffiti strike has hit Commercial Street and Greenough Lane with new tags popping up almost on the daily. As a reminder, residents can report pubic issues like graffiti using the Mayor’s 311 system, continue reading.

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

Weather Forecast:

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