Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Pazza on Porter to Take Over Craft Table Location, Musical Film, Chapter 91 Lecture, Second Cup Coffee Company Opens

Today is Wednesday, June 26 and if you’re looking to test out a new place to get your morning coffee, be sure to check out Second Cup Coffee Company, the Canadian coffee retailer that opened it’s first cafe in the region on Causeway Street, see additional details on Boston Restaurant Talk.

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

5:30PM Musical Film: Down to Earth at the North End Library. Stop by 25 Parmenter Street for musical films featuring the choreography of Jack Cole, see additional details here.

6:00PM Harborfront Neighborhood Alliance Lecture of Chapter 91. Stop by Atlantic Wharf on the 2nd floor where Harborfront Neighborhood Alliance Presents In partnership with Boston Harbor Now and Conservation Law Foundation a discussion on becoming a more effective advocate for accessible waterfront development in your neighborhood and learn about Chapter 91 – Mass. Public Waterfront Act, see additional information here.

Across the Harbor:

Pazza On Porter to Open in Former Craft Table and Bar Space in East Boston

After Craft Table & Bar closed this past April, it is now believed that Pazza on Porter will plan to open in the same space. Very little information is available about the opening, but it looks as though that the two people behind the new restaurant are Raffaele Scalzi (who is presumably the same Raffaele Scalzi of Casa Mia Cucina Italiana in Marblehead) and Mivan Spencer (who is presumably the same Mivan Spencer of Caffe Dello Sport in the North End), read more on Boston Restaurant Talk.

Inside Saint Leonard’s Church:

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Plan Your Events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, June 27

10:30AM Yoga-Lates by Age Strong Commission. Stop by the North End Park for Yoga-Lattes. See a full lineup of Greenway fitness classes here.

5:30PM Public Hearing on Student Workers & Labor Practices at City Hall Square. Members of the public are invited to attend and testify at a hearing regarding student workers and labor practices in Boston’s institutions of higher education, see additional details here.

6:00PM Friends of Cutillo Park Reception at 226 Causeway Street. The Friends’ exhibit of historical photos, articles and maps relating to the history of Cutillo Park is on display at the Gallery and can be viewed during the reception, see additional details here.

6:00PM Specialty Walking Tours | Adventures at Sea: Bostonians in the age of Sail. Join Old North at 193 Salem street for ten memorable stories spanning that era, drawn from first-person accounts by Bostonians capturing the experience in letters, diaries, and memoirs. Pirates, storms, sea battles, wanderlust, exotic lands, romance, and Revolutionary politics all come alive, see additional details here.

8:30PM Under the Strawberry Moon. Stop by Armenian Heritage Park for a fabulous evening for supporters, partners and friends to meet & greet, walk the moonlit labyrinth, enjoy vicki lee’s luscious chocolate dipped strawberries, refreshing MEM Ice Teas and the Berklee Jazz Trio.

Friday, June 28

6:30AM Summer Fitness Series: Bootcamp. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the Boston Summer Fitness Series. This morning’s class will be Bootcamp, see the full schedule of classes here.

3:00PM New Public Art at Central Wharf: Growth Rings. A new public art project, Growth Rings, will be unveiled at Central Wharf Park, 250 Atlantic Avenue. The art project features three rings suspended between the trunks of the oak trees in this square, see additional details here.

6:00PM Francesco Giubilei: The History of European Conservatism. Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street where Francesco Giubilei discusses the most important people, places, and ideas of conservatism from a European perspective, from Edmund Burke to the modern day.

From the Community:

Encore Boston Opens in Everett

Since 2015, Wynn Resorts has purchased 33 acres of land along the Mystic River in Everett, and the excitement grew in Eastern Massachusetts with the historic vote legalizing a gambling casino on this plot of land. The project was later renamed Encore Harbor Resorts when Steve Wynn was removed from the chairmanship and C.E.O. of the corporate ownership, continue reading.

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