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Monday’s Brief: Israeli Firm Buys Quincy Market Retail Space, Northern Ave Bridge Proposals, Magnolias on the Greenway

Today is Monday, April 29 and late last week the city unveiled 4 proposals for a new Northern Avenue bridge. The current bridge has remained in the open position over the Fort Point Channel since it was closed in 2014 due to safety concerns, read more on the Boston Globe.

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

Notable News:

Israeli company buys Quincy Market retail space

Tel Aviv-based Israeli investment firm Gazit Globe purchased a key piece of Quincy Market that includes a collection of storefronts currently being leased by stores like Banana Republic, American Eagle, Gap and more, read more on the Boston Globe.

Magnolias on the Greenway:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, April 30

6:00PM PLAN: Downtown Vision Workshop at Quincy School. The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) in collaboration with other City of Boston departments invites the Downtown community to participate in the PLAN: Downtown Vision Workshop. The workshop will explore and prioritize draft values & goals for this planning initiative, see additional details here.

Wednesday, May 1

NBSS 20th Annual Celebration of Craft: Student & Alumni Event. The centerpiece of NBSS’s Annual Celebration of Craft, the Student & Alumni Exhibit showcases the masterful work of our community. On display May 1 through June 29, the exhibit showcases the talents of NBSS artisans at 150 North Street while promoting traditional trades across a variety of craft disciplines. Heirloom-quality furniture, designer handmade jewelry, fine bookbinding, and more will all be available to view and purchase throughout the run of the exhibit, see here for tickets and additional details.

6:00PM NEMPAC Faculty Concert at the North End Library. Join NEMPAC at the North End Library for the Faculty Performance Series to celebrate jazz and musical theatre classics! This event is sponsored by a generous Anonymous Donor. Treats will be provided by the Friends of the North End Library. Event host by Art Week.

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