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Thursday’s Brief: Trending Restaurants, Story Time, Speculation in Housing Market, NEWRA Meeting, Diplomacy and Intrigue in the Arctic

Things to know for Thursday

Today is Thursday, November 8 and Pope John XXIII High School is holding an open house today from 5-6:30PM, continue reading

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

12:30PM Let Me Tell You A Story at West End Library. Stop by the West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street on the second Thursday of every month for story time.

3:00PM City Council Hearing on Speculation in Housing Market. Stop by the Curley Room at City Hall for a hearing regarding speculation in the Boston housing market. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Lydia Edwards and the Sponsor is also Councilor Lydia Edwards. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend. Public comment is subject to the discretion of the Chair, see additional details here.

6:00PM NEWRA Monthly Meeting. This month’s NEWRA meeting will be held at the Pilot House at Lewis Wharf. It will be an abbreviated meeting from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p,.m. followed by the Fall Party, see additional details here.

6:45PM Annual NEWRA Party. Come celebrate autumn with the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association at The Pilot House. Curious about how to get involved with your neighborhood? Come and find out about NEWRA. Non-members, friends and neighbors welcome, see additional details here.

7:00PM Diplomacy and Intrigue in the Arctic. Stop by the Simons IMAX Theater and learn about how the Arctic region is undergoing profound changes, driven primarily by a warming climate, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Are these trending Boston restaurants on your radar?

To get the inside scoop of Boston’s buzziest local spots, Hoodline took to Yelp to analyze which eateries have been most discussed this month – some of which include some North End favorites, read more on Hoodline.

Night Falls on Hanover:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, November 9

1:00PM Friday Films at the North End Library: Pre-Code Hollywood. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring Pre-Code Hollywood films, see additional details here.

6:00PM Religious Festive Practices in Boston’s North End. Augusto Ferraiuolo examines the many religious festivals in the Italian American community of Boston’s North End at I AM Books. In his book Religious Festive Practices in the North End, Ferraiuolo uses interviews, participant observation, and visual data, to create a vivid picture of how, over the course of a summer season, a number of religious festive practices are organized by multiple, overlapping, and, to some extent, competing voluntary organizations.

Saturday, November 10

10:00 Cutillo Park Clean Up. Stop by Cutillo Park on Morton Street to help clean up the park, see additional details here.

10:00AM Eureka Ensemble at the North End Library. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for a musical and educational initiative to empower female voices in the arts through performance and interactive workshops with young audiences.

6:00PM Gina Fava – A Taste of Italian American Pastimes. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street where award winning author Gina Fava discusses her critically acclaimed international suspense thrillers.

From the Community:

 North End Library Book Discussion Club: Commonwealth

Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street on Wednesday, November 28 for an adult book discussion on Ann Patchett’s Commonwealth, continue reading.

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