Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, August 30 and “the winner of the annual ‘North End Best Meatball’ competition was Chef Eric Buonagurio of Tony & Elaine’s. The winner of the ‘North End Worst Meatball’ was Clerk Ed from 7-Eleven’s Semi-Defrosted Delights section.” – Ben Alper

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

10:00AM Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for a free yoga class to help expand your mental and physical being.

8:30PM Fireworks Over Boston Harbor. Brought to you by the Boston Harbor Fireworks Fund, which is administered by the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, Boston Harbor Now and the Wharf District Council with the support of harbor-wide businesses and generous sponsors, see additional details.

Notable News:

Forget Silicon Valley, these 7 cities are great for start-ups

The San Franciscos and New Yorks of the world are clear magnets for entrepreneurs, but as competition tightens and expenses increase – start ups are looking elsewhere to kick off their buisness. CNBC recently named Boston one of 7 great cities for start-ups, read more.

Italian Pup:

Crushed St. Anthony’s Feast this weekend.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, August 31

1:00PM Friday Films of Robert Mitchum: Farewell My Lovely. Join the North End Branch Library at 25 Parmenter Street  for their weekly film series of Robert Mitchum, see additional details here.

6:30PM Sing along with Entertainer Mel Stiller in the Rotunda in Quincy Market. Mel has been leading the piano bar at Jacob Wirth restaurant in Boston’s Theatre District every Friday night for the past 29 years. Songbooks will be distributed with lyrics to over 500 oldies, classic rock songs, standards, and show tunes from the 1950s to the 1970s.

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

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