Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, August 2 and yesterday a teenage boy suffered minor injuries and was transported to Mass General after he was struck around 5:30pm by a hit and run motorist on Prince Street. The motorist allegedly cursed at the boy before backing up into him. Police are searching for the sedan, read more on the Boston Globe

Here’s what else you need to know for today…

10:00AM ParkArts Arts & Crafts. Join ParkArts Arts and Crafts at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park for children ages 3-10. Register at

10:00AM Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for free gentle yoga and other fitness classes all summer long in neighborhood parks.

7:00PM Movies at the Marketplace: Chicago. Faneuil Hall Marketplace presents “Movies at the Marketplace” every Thursday this summer beginning July 26 through August 16. The West End of the Marketplace will be transformed into an outdoor movie theatre where visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy free movies with pre-show activities starting at 7:00pm and movies beginning at dusk.

7:00PM St. Agrippina’s Feast Opening Procession. The four day festival for St. Agrippina will kick off with an opening procession on Thursday, August 2nd. See the full weekend lineup here.

Notable News:

Woman had just sat down on toilet at North End restaurant when she noticed a phone in a nearby potted plant, videoing her

As previously reported in the police blotter, a bartender at a Salem Street restaurant was fired and could face criminal charges after placing a their cell phone to record those using a unisex bathroom. The incident happened last March, read more on Universal Hub.

North End Nights:

Tuesday night lights.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, August 3

St. Agrippina’s Feast. The four day festival for St. Agrippina continues. See the full weekend lineup here.

10:00AM Coffee Hour with councilor Lydia Edwards. Join City Councilor Lydia Edwards for her next North End coffee hour at Caffe Paradiso, see additional details.

1:00PM Friday Films of Robert Mitchum: Sundowners. Join the North End Branch Library for their weekly film series of Robert Mitchum, see additional details here.

Saturday, August 4

St. Agrippina’s Feast. The four day festival for St. Agrippina continues. See the full weekend lineup here.

From the Community:

Central Rock Gym To Open at The Beverly

Central Rock Gym will be downtown Boston’s first indoor climbing gym when it opens at The Beverly, the new affordable housing development in the Bulfinch Triangle across from North Station, continue reading.

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  1. The photo above is such a lovely view of a part of the downtown/north end skyline! Just imagine what it will look like when a 10 story hotel is built on top of the Clinton St Parking Garage – the seven story brick garage located right in the center of this photo. That is the plan.

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