Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Claiming Public Space, While You Were Sleeping, Emmet Cohen, Transitus of Saint Francis

Things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, October 3 and while you were sleeping, many Bostonians were out working hard as seen in WCVB’s segment featuring a firsthand look at what life is like for people who work the overnight shift – including those up early making fresh bread in the North End. 

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

6:00PM EMMET COHEN, Jazz Pianist at The Living Room. International Jazz Pianist, Emmet Cohen, is coming to the Living Room Restaurant at 101 Atlantic Avenue. NEMPAC will be hosting Emmet Cohen, the YAMAHA Artist, along with Meghan & Neil Deneberg, see additional details here.

7:00PM The Celebration of the Transitus of Saint Francis. The celebration of the Transitus of Saint Francis will take place Wednesday evening at 7PM.

Notable News:

People “Pitch a Blanket” to Claim Public Space on Boston Waterfront

In an effort to reclaim some of the public space along the Harbor, CLF gathered to enjoy one of the many public spaces people do not normally feel welcome to enjoy – this time being on the front lawn of the InterContinental Hotel, read more on CLF.org.

Greenway Proposal:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, October 4

12:00PM Mass for the Feast Day celebration of Saint Francis of Assissi

5:00PM Buona Sera – ABCD NE/WE NSC Fundraiser. The 8th Annual Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends will take place at WilmerHale followed by dinner at a North End restaurant with a celebrity guest, see additional details here.

6:00PM NE Public Safety Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End public safety meeting attended by Boston Police Area A-1.

6:30PM “A Conservation with Jerry Rappaport” Video Interview. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford Street for a video interview between the developer Jerry Rappaport and Tom Palmer, Museum board member and former Boston Globe reporter. This public premiere presents an historically relevant, but rarely heard, viewpoint on urban renewal, see additional details here.

Friday, October 5

12:00PM Italian Flag Raising at City Hall. In honor of Italian Heritage Month, the Flag of Italy will be raised at Boston City Hall, see additional details here.

From the Community:

I AM BOOKS Featured on Award-Winning Cable Access Series

I AM Books, the first Italian-American book store in the country, will be featured on the Watertown Massachusetts cable access program Drawing with Fred, continue reading.

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

Weather Forecast:

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