Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Frattaroli Shakes Up Neighborhood, NEWRA Meeting, Aquarium Lecture Series, Gentle Yoga, Story Time, Boston Food Crawls

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, September 13. Here’s a Ben Alper joke to start your day:

“The National Carousel Association will present an award to the Greenway Conservancy and Briggs Design for creating and operating the Greenway Carousel. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) plan to protest the event to bring attention to exploitation of carousel horses.

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

10:00AM Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park at 110 Atlantic Ave for a free gentle yoga class.

12:30PM Let Me Tell You a Story at West End Library. Join the West End Library at 151 Cambridge street for the rare pleasure of being read to as an adult. Fell free to bring your lunch and enjoy the reading of a story or two.

6:00PM Fall Book Launch: Boston Food Crawls. Stop by Shake the Tree at 67 Salem Street where Boston Food/Travel Blogger, JQ Louse will be signing copies of her new book, exploring the Boston food scene with her 100 top suggestions.

7:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 N Bennet street on the 2nd Thursday of every month for the North End / Waterfront Residents Association monthly meeting, see additional details here.

7:00PM Aquarium Lecture Series: Up Close with the Northern Fur Seals. Stop by Simons IMAX Theater at 1 Central Wharf for the Aquarium lecture series featuring the social behavior of the northern fur seal, see here for additional details and to register.

Notable News:

The Tastemaker: How Neighborhood Kid Nick Frattaroli Is Shaking Up North End Restaurants

Nick Frattaroli is stirring up quite a bit of buzz around the neighborhood with his hip restaurants like Ward 8, North Square Oyster and the soon-to-open Tony and Elaine’s. Boston Magazine took an inside look at this tastemaker’s journey.

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, September 14

1:00PM September Films: Back to School. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring back to school films, see the full line up of films here.

Saturday, September 15

10:00AM First Soccer at Puopolo Field. Stop by Puopolo field from 10-12 for the first soccer game of the season.

12:00PM North End Family Pride Day. Join North End Against Drugs for a fun afternoon at the park complete with BBQ, face painting, arts & crafts and more. The annual Johnny Paolo Bocce Tournament will also take place. $5 per person with teams of two or four being selected at the park, see additional details here.

1:00PM Meet Harriet, Daughter of Paul Revere. At 1pm, 1:45pm and 2:30pm. Diane Lent brings to life Harriet Revere, one of Paul Revere’s 16 children. Join her in reminiscing about her father’s dramatic life, the adventures of her many siblings, nieces, and nephews, and growing up in the historic North End.

From the Community:

IDEA Boston: An Italian-Inspired Festival by I AM Books November 2-3

North End bookstore I AM Books is organizing IDEA Boston – a two-day cultural festival celebrating literature, history, art and more all focused around Italian and Italian-American culture, continue reading.

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

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