Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Patriots Advance to Super Bowl, New Housing Market Reports, Waterfront Flooding

Today is Monday, January 21st and the New England Patriots advance to the Super Bowl after winning the AFC Championship last night 37-31 against the Kansas City Chiefs, read more on USA Today.

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

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Free Admission at Several Boston Attractions.
A number of attractions in the Boston area will offer free admission today in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, including the Museum of Fine Arts, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Franklin Park Zoo, and the Stone Zoo.

Notable News:

Downtown Boston housing market pulls away from rest of the city—way away

Recent reports showcase the wide gap between the downtown housing market in neighborhoods like Downtown Crossing, Back Bay and the North End compared to outer neighborhoods such as Roxbury, read more on Curbed Boston.

High Tide at Commercial Wharf East:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, January 22

5:00PM Wharf District Council Meeting. The meeting at 30 Rowes Wharf will feature presentations and a discussion on Homelessness in the Community and the Resources available. Guest speakers include Lyndia Downie, Pine Street Inn President, Captain Kenneth Fong and his team, and additional speakers from both city and state agencies. Update on the Wharf District Public Realm Vision Video.

Wednesday, January 23

6:30PM Seven x Salt. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for a historical musical program of colonial America. Come and you’ll hear tunes you might have heard in Boston long ago. The quartet performs on period instruments and in early English dialect, so you get a true sense of colonial entertainment, see additional details here.

7:00PM North End Order Sons and Daughters of Italy Member Meeting. The next meeting will meet at the Fisherman’s Club (corner of Lewis and Fulton with entrance on Fulton). New Members are welcome.

From The Community:

Handel and Haydn Society: Mozart + Haydn

The Handel and Haydn Society will bring Mozart and Haydn alive with a program featuring Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, along with Haydn’s Symphony No. 99 and Mass in B-Flat Major on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3:00 p.m, continue reading.

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Weather Forecast:

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