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Weekly Top Reads: Prado Groundbreaking, Sons & Daughters of Italy, Sailing “Adix”, Sand Sculptures, The Beverly Opens and Summer Movies

This week’s top posts on featured community groups, the latest yacht watch, sand sculptures, housing, local restorations and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week.

Sons and Daughters of Italy Re-Establishes in the North End

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy (OSIA) is in the process of re-establishing a chapter in the North End and seeking interested members. They will have a concentrated focus on the North End, with a mission that reflects the national organization’s goals of promoting Italian culture. Read more and sign up to participate here.

Super Yacht Watch: Sailing “Adix”

Arriving at Boston Yacht Haven last Thursday, the Adix is one of the largest sailing yachts built since the 1930s, measuring in at a length of nearly 65 meters (213 feet). Having been through a few owners and name changes, the Adix is now owned by a successful Spanish banking family. Read more and see photos here.

Photo Gallery: International Sand Sculpting Festival at Revere Beach

The 15th annual International Sand Sculpting Festival took place last weekend at Revere Beach. Thousands of people gathered at America’s first public beach to see these impressive sculptures, in addition to visiting food trucks and other vendors lining the Revere boardwalk. Read more and see photos here.

Affordable Housing Development “The Beverly” Unseals Its Doors

The official opening of “The Beverly” brought out a crowd on Tuesday to the new housing development in the Bulfinch Triangle near North Station. The project is unique because its 239 units are all considered affordable or workforce priced. Read more here.

Paul Revere Mall “The Prado” to See New Improvements

North End residents and community members came out to celebrate the soon-to-be renovated Paul Revere Mall at a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Mayor Martin Walsh at the Prado Wednesday morning. Read more and see photos here.

Editor’s Choice

North End Outdoor Movie Nights Return for Another Summer at the Gassy

Join Boston Community Collaborative on Wednesday evenings at the Gassy Park on Prince Street in the North End for summer movie nights! See the full lineup here.

Christopher Columbus Park is also hosting an outdoor movie series. Stop by on Sunday evenings now through August for popcorn and movies under the stars. See the full lineup here.