Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Most Anticipated Hotels, Story Time, NEWRA Meeting, Barge Worker Rescued from Frigid Waters

Things to know for Thursday

It’s Thursday, February 8 and by now I’m sure you’ve all heard about, or at least seen with your own eyes the new buildings popping up left and right all over the city. Not only are these new sky scrapers housing various offices and residents, but these projects include hotels too. Curbed Boston has mapped out the 8 most anticipated ones as of this month. 

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 for Thursday…

12:30PM Let me tell you a story at West End Library. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street for adult story time on the second Thursday of each month. Brig your lunch and come enjoy a story or two.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting. Join the North End Waterfront Residents Association for their monthly meeting on the 2nd Thursday of each month, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Barge worker falls in water under North Washington Street Bridge

Earlier this week, a barge worker fell into freezing cold waters underneath the North Washington Street Bridge where he was quickly rescued by fellow crew members. The worker fell off of the tubboat Virginia and was in the water for less and a minute before being rescued and further evaluated and cleared at a local hospital, Boston Globe has the full story.

The Snow is Back:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, February 8:

2:00PM North End Library Film Series: ‘Next Stop Wonderland’. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their February Friday film series featuring movies set in Boston. This week’s film is ‘Next Stop Wonderland’, see additional details here.

Saturday, February 9:

10:30AM I Piccoli Lettori. Join I AM Books at 190 North Street for its Italian language reading group for children. Littles ones ages 0-4 and their parents are invited to engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language learning.

4:00PM Valentine’s Day Tunnel of Love. Stop by the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park where the trellis will become a heart-shaped entrance with five-foot-tall, handmade “conversation hearts” linking the walkway, see here for additional details. 

From the Community:

Antico Forno Reopens After Kitchen Remodeling

After being closed for an entire month for kitchen renovations, Italian restaurant Antico Forno reopens at 93 Salem Street, continue reading.

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

Weather Forecast:

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