Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Mayor of Flavortown, Kick-Off to Pride Month, Summer Garden Reading Party, Ancient and Honorable Parade, North End Baseball, Northern Ave Bridge Meeting

Today is Monday, June 3rd and on the heels of last week’s announcement of Guy Fieri opening a Tequila Cocina near the TD Garden, the Mayor of Flavortown was spotted around the city for both business and pleasure this past weekend. Fieri and Boston chef Ken Oringer were even spotted together at Pauli’s in the North End, read more on the Boston Herald.

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

10:30AM Summer Garden Reading Party at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street to celebrate reading, books, and stories at their Summer Garden Reading Party with funny and adventuresome tales told by Storeteller Big Joe, see additional details here.

12:30PM Ancient and Honorable Parade at Faneuil Hall. An estimated 300 marchers will proceed from North Street at Faneuil Hall through the Boston Common for a 1:30PM ceremony. At 2:30PM marchers will continue to Copley Square in the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts Parade.

6:00PM North End Baseball vs Hill House at Langone Field. Stop by Langone Park around 6PM to see the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) All Stars take on the Hill House All Stars for the second time.

6:30PM Northern Ave Bridge Public Meeting and Open House. Stop by District Hall at 75 Northern Ave for a community meeting regarding the Northern Avenue Bridge Project. The city is inviting the public to provide input at the meeting to help identify a preferred bridge type that meets the City’s and community’s needs for Boston’s next century, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Where Are Pride Parades In 2019? You Won’t Have Far To Go

The beginning of June marks the start of National Pride month and Boston in particular is hosting a number of events to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, allies and love in general. Boston’s main event will be the Pride Parade this upcoming Saturday, June 8th that will start in Copley Square and end with a momentous celebration at City Hall Plaza, read more on Elite Daily.

Bruins Take Game 3:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, June 4

9:30AM City Council Working Session: Equitable Regulation of Cannabis Industry. Members of the public are invited to stop by the Curley Room on the 5th floor of City Hall where the Committee will hold a working session on an ordinance establishing equitable regulation of the cannabis industry in the City of Boston, see additional information here.

9:30AM Mayor’s Coffee Hour at the Paul Revere Mall. Stop by the Paul Revere Mall to celebrate the re-opening with Mayor Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department as they host the 20th Annual Neighborhood Coffee Hour Series in local parks citywide.

6:30PM Hidden in Plain Sight at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street and join NEW Health and the Nazzaro Community Center for their event “Hiding in Plain Sight”. Learn more about some of the common places teens use to hide substances in their bedrooms, including some places that are right in plain sight, see additional details here.

Wednesday, June 5

6:00PM City Hall Plaza Redesign Meeting at Boston City Hall. Stop by the 3rd floor lobby of City Hall for a design presentation and open discussion about the plaza renovation, see additional details here.

6:00PM Lecture: Bridging the Gap: Melnea Cass at the North End Library. Stop by 25 Parmenter Street as Melnea Cass, the “First Lady (or Mayor) of Roxbury” discusses how Rosa Brown helped guide her in her community organizing efforts. Cass is well known for organizing sit-ins over school segregation in Boston and leading the fights over urban renewal and highway constructions in the South End and Roxbury, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Book Discussion Club: “Swamplandia!”

The North End Library’s Book Discussion Club will be reading Karen Russell’s debut novel, Swamplandia! (2011) as their June book discussion on Tuesday, June 18, continue reading.

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