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Weekend Brief: 108th Fisherman’s Feast, Liquor Licenses, Friday Films

Things to know for Friday

Today is Friday, August 17 and if you love meatballs, be sure to stop by the first annual North End meatball competition where top Boston food personalities will name the “North End’s Best Meatball” at Fisherman’s Feast. 

Here’s what else you need to know for the weekend…

Fisherman’s Feast at North, Lewis & Fleet Streets. Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca begins Thursday at 6PM and runs through Sunday at 8PM, see additional details here.

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

Notable News:

Liquor Licenses And The Fairmount Line: Evaluating Pressley And Capuano Claims

During the recent debate of the two Democratic candidates in the 7th Congressional District, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley highlighted what she considered to be her major accomplishments, including her work in Liquor License Reform disrupting what was a two-tiered food system. Liquor licenses in the North End are mentioned. Read more on WBUR.org.

108th Fisherman’s Feast:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, August 18

Fisherman’s Feast at North, Lewis & Fleet Streets. Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca begins Thursday at 6PM and runs through Sunday at 8PM, see additional details here.

3:00PM Fisherman’s Feast Meatball Competition. The 1st Annual North End’s Best Meatball Competition: Come take part in choosing who, out of the 10-12 best restaurant’s in the North End, has the best meatballs, see additional details here.

Sunday, August 19

Fisherman’s Feast at North, Lewis & Fleet Streets. Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca begins Thursday at 6PM and runs through Sunday at 8PM, see additional details here.

10:00AM Fruit Fest at the Boston Public Market. Join the Boston Public Market for activities including live music, Stillman’s Farm Tomato Contest (1-3 p.m. in the KITCHEN), Red Apple Farm peaches on the plaza, and various fruit-themed vendor offerings and promotions.

8:00PM Outdoor Movies at Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for a free short film: Thomas & Friends followed by Finding Dory starting at dusk, see additional details here.

8:00PM Fisherman’s Feast: Flight of the Angel. The Famous Flight of the Angel. As the statue of the Madonna returns to North street for the finale of the day long procession she is greeted by a crowd of enthusiastic spectators, each waiting for the opportunity to witness the Famous Flight of the Angel, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Cutillo Park — News Coverage

NBC 10 Boston News visited Cutillo Park last night. The neighborhood has recently been gathering momentum around the restoration of this park, including the formation of the Friends of Cutillo Park, continue reading.

 

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