Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Spite Houses, Feast Season Guards, Global Voices Gala

Things to know for Monday

Today is Monday, August 15th and here’s everything you need to know for the week ahead…

Notable News:

Spite Houses: 9 Homes People Built Just To Annoy Their Neighbors

Have you ever wished to get back at someone who wronged you by planning out a grand, spiteful gesture? Believe it or not, some people have built houses out of spite, and the North End has its very own! Read more on URBO.

Thank You Feast Season Guards:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, August 14

11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street and get ready to wiggle, shake and move with Little Groove!

5:30PM Suffolk County DA Candidate McAuliffe Rally & Address. Suffolk County District Attorney Candidate Shannon McAuliffe will host a rally and address at the South Market Building at Faneuil Hall, see additional details here.

Wednesday, August 15

5:00PM Tea & Tranquility. For first time walkers, an introduction to walking the labyrinth at 5:30pm at Armenian Heritage Park. Then an early evening meet/greet, walk the labyrinth and enjoy Tea & Desserts hosted by The Bostonian Hotel & MEM TEA Imports. RSVP to hello@ArmenianHeritagePark.org.

6:30PM Adult Book Discussion: The Grapes of Wrath. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an adult book discussion of Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, The Grapes of Wrath. See the full announcement here.

7:00PM North End Movie Night at the Gassy (DeFilippo Playground). Stop by the Gassy/DeFilippo Playground at Prince Street Park for a free movie night with Pizza, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Mass. Lodging Association Commends Boston’s Short-Term Rental Regulations; Urges State to Follow Suit [Letter to the Editor]

Over the course of many years, short-term rentals listed on platforms like Airbnb have seen explosive growth throughout Massachusetts which has profoundly affected Massachusetts’ neighborhoods, especially in more urban areas, by reducing our housing stock and contributing to skyrocketing rents. Neighbors are disturbed by around the clock comings and goings of complete strangers, and the inevitable noise, trash and general nuisance that comes along with the partying that often accompanies these visitors, continue reading.

World Education’s Global Voices Gala: Unfolding the Future

World Education is celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child with an October 11th gala called Global Voices: Unfolding the Future at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center in Boston on October 11th, 2018, from 6PM to 9PM, continue reading.

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

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