Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: France Wins World Cup, Feasts Season, Plan Your Week Ahead

Things to know for Monday

Today is Monday, July 16 and if you’re looking for ways to engage with the local community, join North End Against Drugs for their annual family fun festival which includes a boat cruise on August 6th. Read more and sign up here.

Notable News:

France Beats Croatia 4-2 in World Cup

Winning its second World Cup, France took the trophy on Sunday complete with protesters on the field at the game held in Moscow, Russia. Read more about the win by the young, French team at NBC10.


Feasts Season:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, July 17

9:30AM Mayor’s Coffee Hour. Come speak directly to Mayor Walsh and staff from City departments at Christopher Columbus Park about open space and other neighborhood needs. See additional details here.

11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an interactive event for children who can learn in a musical environment.

11:15AM ReadBoston Book Bike. Check out ReadBoston’s Storymobile program on the Greenway at Cross & Hanover Streets and share the love of books with children through activities and literature in an environmentally-friendly way.

4:30PM Wharf District Council Meeting with Mayor Walsh. This annual meeting with Mayor Marty Walsh will be held at the New England Aquarium Cafe. Also on the agenda is a presentation on the Showplace Icon Theater at Seaport by Bob Gallivan Director and the Northern Avenue Bridge Project.

6:00PM Jazz in the Park Summer Concert Series. NEMPAC will again bring this free and open to the public concert series to the Park. Enjoy music entertainment outdoors, in partnership with the City of Boston and the Greenway Conservancy, see additional details here.

6:00PM RUFF Monthly Meeting. Join RUFF at the Nazzaro Center (30 N. Bennet Street) to talk about event planning, fundraising and park maintenance.

6:30PM Author Keach Hagey Book Talk: The King of Content. West End Native & Media Magnate Sumner Redstone is the subject of Keach Hagey’s new book The King of Content. Author Hagey will give a talk at the West End Museum. Read more details here.

Wednesday, July 18

5:00PM Tea and Tranquility at the Armenian Heritage Park. For first time walkers, an introduction to walking the labyrinth will begin at 5:30 p.m. Then join the early evening meet & greet, walk the labyrinth and enjoy Tea & Desserts hosted by The Bostonian Hotel & MEM TEA Imports. RSVP here.

6:00PM Yappy Hour at the Living Room. RUFF invites you to Yappy Hour July! Absolute Vodka and Polka Dog will be sponsoring treats for humans and dogs. Come and enjoy a summer beverage on the patio with your pup and meet other dog owners. Dog not required to attend!

7:00PM North End Movie Night at the Gassy. Pizza at 7 p.m. followed by a movie at dark at the Gassy / DeFilippo Playground on Prince Street.

Weekend Lights


From the Community:

Commentary: Boston Still Needs the Herald

Last February ownership of the Boston Herald was awarded to Digital First Media for $11.9 million, which hopefully means a new beginning for a paper that has served Boston well for over 100 years. Read this full piece here.

Il Molo Puts Creative Spin on Nostalgic New England & Italian Dishes

The North End Waterfront’s seafood restaurant, il Molo, has reinvigorated its offerings for the summer by adding some of the most nostalgic summer dishes from New England and Italy to the menu. Read more here.

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