Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: New Italian Restaurant, Meet Nicola Orichuia, North End Street Food

Things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, February 28 and if you’ve noticed how weathered the Italian Heritage Month banners have been looking around the neighborhood, you’re not the only one. Neighbors are unhappy about the weathered banners that remain raised after four months since the celebration, continue reading

Here’s what else you need to know for Wednesday…

Notable News Found Elsewhere:

Meet Nicola Orichuia of I AM Books in North End

There is an immigrant story behind the North end bookstore I AM Books. Owner Nicola Orichuia recently sat down the BostonVoyager and shared his story of moving from Rome, Italy to the US in 2008. Read the full story here.

Pellino’s Receive Approval for Hanover Street Restaurant at Former Pinkberry Site

Having received the support of neighborhood associations NEWNC and NEWRA, the Pellino’s received approval by Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals for plans to open an Italian restaurant on Hanover Street in the currently vacant Pinkberry storefront. More at Universal Hub.

North End Street Food:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, March 1

1:00PM City Council Short-Term Rentals Working Session. The City Council Committee will hold a working session on short-term residential rentals at 1 City Hall Square on the fifth floor. Learn more about recommendations made by Downtown Civic Groups here.

3:45PM Fiber Arts at the North End Library. Children ages 7 to 10 are invited to participate in a 7-week Fiber Arts class where students will participate in a variety of techniques to create projects while learning about the cultures and artists who use these methods, register in advance by calling 617-227-8135.

6:00PM NE Public Safety Meeting. North End / Waterfront residents are welcome to attend the North End public safety meeting at the Nazzaro Center at 30 N Bennet Street.

Friday, March 2

10:30AM Dr. Seuss Birthday Party. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with stories and a concert that is fit for the Cat in the Hat himself!

11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for its Little Groove Concert where children have the opportunity to interact with parachutes, puppets, instruments and more.

2:00PM Friday Film Series: Get Out. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring the 2017 hit Get Outsee the full list of March movies here.

From the Community:

Councilor Edwards Launches Local Art Contest for Display at City Hall

Newly elected Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards is calling for local artwork submissions from the community as part of a contest to find defining district one displays for her office at city Hall, continue reading.

Need to submit a post? Great, start here!

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

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