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Weekend Brief: Baker Shares Sweet Success, Super Bowl of Food, Risk Reward

Today is Friday, January 25 and we’re just over a week away from the Patriots squaring off with the Rams in Super Bowl LIII, but which city reigns supreme when it comes to Super Bowl food? Los Angeles or Boston? Read more on USA Today about how the two cities and their iconic food stack up against each other.

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

Notable News:

5 for Good: Boston baker shares sweet success with others

Collette Divitto, owner of Collettey’s Cookies, is using her love for baking as her vehicle for doing good and providing job training to people with disabilities. Divitto started her business out of the kitchen in her North End home and soon after moved to a commercial kitchen, read more on WCVB.

The Zakim:

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The Zakim. We all love it. Here’s one of the city’s best bridge up, close, and personal. Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to go and walk through the lake that was created overnight, because 55 degrees in January in New England is apparently a thing 🤷🏻‍♂️ • • • Canon 5D Mark III • Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 G2 MeFoto Roadtrip | Lee Filters Big Stopper 24mm • f/16 • ISO 100 • 65 secs • • • #boston #bostonforyou #bostonusa #bostonstrong #igersboston #igersboston25 #bostondotcom #followingboston #boston_visit #boston_igers #igersmass #bostonsworld #bostontravel #purelyboston #usaprimeshot #mynewengland #bostontravel #bostonmagazine #urbanrising #citykillerz #longexposurephotography #longexpoelite #milliondollarvisuals #cbviews #cloudzdelight #newenglandpictures #gramslayers #longexpo_addiction

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, January 26

6:00PM Italian American Writers Association – Literary Reading and Open Mic. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for a literary reading and open mic night featuring Kathy Curto and Danielle Jones.

Sunday, January 27

1:00PM North End Against Drugs Bingo. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will be having their annual Bingo fundraiser at the Nazzaro Center. Nineteen games plus a cover-all, read more here.

6:00PM CityFeast. CityFeast is a special dining experience in Boston’s North End, running for its thirteenth year to benefit Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund, which supports the Center’s greatest needs in research, education and clinical care, see additional details.

From The Community:

Risk Reward: North End Nonprofit Honored as Risk Award Finalist

Local business owner Kristin Van Busum, Founder and CEO of Project Alianza, was honored as a finalist of the Cleary Insurance Boston Business Risk Award, recognizing her success in providing education for children in the rural coffee communities of Latin America, continue reading.

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