Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Reception for Senator Joe Boncore, Bike Share Expansion, FOCCP Meeting

Things to know for Tuesday

Today is Tuesday, April 10 and if you’ve been paying attention to the acres of parking lots on the waterfront that have become one of the hottest neighborhoods in the country, you might be interested to read more about how Boston’s startup ecosystem is redefining the city’s long-held corporate power structure. 

Here’s what else you need to know for the day…

5:30PM Reception for Senator Joe Boncore. Stop by Il Molo at 326 Commercial Street for a fundraiser reception to support senator Joe Boncore, see additional details and RSVP here.

6:00PM Bike Share Expansion Open House. The Boston transportation Department will host eleven open houses this spring to finalize plans for more than 70 new bike share stations in the city. The North End / Waterfront Open House will be held at Boston City Hall, see additional details here.

6:30PM FOCCP Monthly Meeting at Mariner’s House. Join the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park for their monthly meeting on the 2nd floor at 11 North Square, see additional details here.

Notable News:


Members of the Public are invited to attend a hearing and participate in a discussion on environment, sustainability and parks. The matter, which was sponsored by Councilor Matt O’Malley, will take place at 2PM on May 4th at City Hall in the Piemonte Room, read more on Boston.gov.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, April 11

6:00PM Author Event: Karen McManus. Join the North End Teen Book Club at 25 Parmenter Street as author Karen McManus discusses her New York Times bestseller “One of Us is Lying”.

6:30PM Friends of the North End Library Meeting. There will be a meeting for the Friends of the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street.

Thursday, April 12

10:00AM Public Hearing Regarding the Greenway Business Improvement District. The Boston City Council will hold a hearing in the Iannella Chamber at City Hall on the fifth floor to discuss the Greenway Business Improvement District (BID), see additional details here.

12:30PM Let me Tell You A Story at the West End Library. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street for the rare pleasure of being read to as an adult. Feel free to take a break from your work day and bring your own lunch to enjoy.

3:45PM Fiber Arts at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street where children ages 7-10 are invited to participate in a variety of techniques to create projects while learning about the artists and cultures that use these methods. Register in advance by calling 617-227-8135.

6:00PM FOCCP Membership Social. Join the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at The Living Room at 101 Atlantic Ave and learn more about the organization while meeting new people and enjoying delicious food. Members can attend for free and non-members can pay a fee of $10.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting. Join the North End Waterfront Residents Association for their monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Center located at 30 North Bennet Street. See the agenda and additional details here.

From the Community:

North End Music & Performing Arts Center Cucina e Musica Italiana April 23

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center will host a four-course dinner and wine-paring night out on Monday, April 23, at Carmelina’s on Hanover Street. The evening will support NEMPAC’s new music technology project and guests will have the chance to hear live musicians while enjoying their meal, continue reading.

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