Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: A Big Week in Boston History, 215th Army Band of MA National Guard, To Wait or Not to Wait

Things to know for Monday

Today is Monday, July 2 and if you’re looking for a new restaurant to try out, Anthony Contarino, a restauranteur and amazing chef, has brought his restaurant Tre Monte to the North End on Salem Street. 

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

11:00AM 215th Army Band of MA National Guard. Join Faneuil Hall Marketplace at 4 Market Street where the Massachusetts National Guard’s 215th Army Band will play. They are the second oldest band in the United States Army.

Notable News:

A Big Week for Folks who Love Boston History

The Printing Office of Edes & Gills opened in Faneuil Hall on Sunday – just in time for Harborfest which runs through July 5th. The week will end with History Camp Boston at Suffolk University’s Law School building on Tremont Street, read more on Boston 1775.

To Wait or Not to Wait:

To wait or not to wait. This is the #cannoli question #cannoliline

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday July 4th 

July 4th Holiday – Independence Day!

9:00AM Independence Day Parade. Join the city of Boston for their annual Independence Day Commemoration including a flag raising ceremony and parade beginning at City Hall Plaza.

9:45 AM Reading of the Declaration of Independence at Old State House. Bear witness to the patriotic Independence day tradition where the member of the Boston Ancient and the Honorable Artillery Company will recite the words that set the American Revolution in motion.

11:30AM USS Constitution Turnaround in Boston Harbor. The USS Constitution will make her annual Fourth of July turnaround cruise in Boston Harbor where she will fire a 21-gun salute to the nation at Castle Island before returning to the Charlestown Navy Yard.

8:00PM Live Simulcast of Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. The Greenway Simulcast of the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular takes place on July 4th, with a massive screen covering all the live action in HD. This free, public event will take place on The Greenway on the large plaza and lawn at Atlantic Avenue and High Street, see additional details here.

10:30PM Fireworks Spectacular at Esplanade. Come out to the DCR Hatch Shell for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular with music starting at 8:30PM and fireworks at 10:30PM.

From the Community:

Suffolk County Courts to Offer ePay for Online Payment of Criminal Fees

Suffolk County court users who owe criminal case fees can now skip the trip to their local courthouse and pay online with ePay, the Massachusetts Trial Court’s new web-based payment system, continue reading.

Starbucks Does Not Belong In Our Doorway

A Starbucks at Cross Street will definitely eat into the North End coffee shops’ profits, but more importantly begin to chip away at the overall Italian culture and flavor of this neighborhood developed by the local effort of its residents, continue reading.

Golden Goose Cafe Hosts Reception for DA Candidate Greg Henning

A reception and fundraiser for Greg Henning, Candidate for District Attorney of Suffolk County, was hosted by Andrea Mattisen-Haskins, Woodie Haskins and Steve DeAngelis on Thursday, June 28, continue reading.

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