Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: St. Agrippina’s Feast Opens, ParkARTS, Yoga-Lates, Summer Concerts, Public Safety Meeting, Mamma Mia at Faneuil Hall, Heat Exhaustion Warning

Today is Thursday, August 1 and the hot weather doesn’t look to be letting up any time soon. Be sure to stay safe and know the warning signs of heat exhaustion, especially for babies and children, read more here. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Saint Agrippina’s Feast. St. Agrippina di Mineo Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

Reader Poll: Which Flood Resiliency Option Do You Support?

Boston’s Climate Ready Downtown and the North End Project team recently gave an update on their plans to protect the neighborhood from flooding due to rising sea levels. Two main options have been identified: Raise the roadway and bike lanes by 5-7 feet. This has the advantage of being public property so it would be easier to Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Overflowing Trash, Richmond St. Broken Sidewalk, Noise Complaint on Fleet St.

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Overflowing Trash Can at 130 Endicott St This 311 user writes, “This is why the new trash pickup in the north end is a problem! Everyone Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment

Heat Exhaustion Safety Warning for Babies and Children

Shared by Meredith Piscitelli, Certified Educator of Infant Massage Heat exhaustion and heat stroke don’t just appear out of the blue. There are signs of heat stress, which, if left untreated, can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke.  The initial signs of heat stress include: • Heat rash that doesn’t go away when the skin is cooled, called “prickly heat”. Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

South Street Diner Block Party

South Street Diner hosts its annual “South Street Diner Block Party” on Sunday, September 15, 2019, from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m to show appreciation for their loyal customers. Between 150 – 200 people are expected to attend the fun-filled, family-friendly afternoon with free pony rides, face painters, cartoonists, an ice cream stand, and DJ Spinelli Read More…

Event Notices

105th Feast of Saint Agrippina Opens Thursday Night Through Sunday; Montell Jordan Performs Saturday

Join the Saint Agrippina Society for the 105th Feast of St. Agrippina August 1 – 4, 2019 on Hanover Street in the North End. All events are open to the public. The opening ceremony with the procession of St. Agrippina will take place on Thursday, August 1 beginning at 7 p.m. The fun continues all Read More…

Announcements Business People

Tom Streep Receives Edward Jones Award for Exceptional Achievement in Building Client Relationships

Tom Streep of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Boston’s North End recently earned the firm’s Ed Armstrong Award for his exceptional achievement in building client relationships. Streep was one of 1,961 of the firm’s more than 18,000 financial advisors to receive the Ed Armstrong award.  The award is named after Ed Armstrong who built a successful branch office and contributed to Read More…

Kids & Families

ParkARTS Children’s Workshops & Puppet Show at Christopher Columbus Park

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS participatory program, sponsored by Holly Bruce, is pleased to announce the continuation of its series of arts workshops for kids age three through ten. Children can enjoy a wide variety of arts and crafts activities at the Artists in Residence Workshops held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Hottest July on Record, Trending Tours, Friends of Cutillo Park Meeting, Movie Night

Today is Wednesday, July 31 and, as the month of July comes to an end, the hot weather is here to stay. With weather records dating back to 1872, this past month has been the hottest July on record, read more on wbur.org. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:30PM Friends of Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Comedy Revolution at Riccardo’s Ristorante

Comedy Revolution, a stand up comedy act featuring a new lineup at each show, takes place on the first and third Thursday of every month at Riccardo’s Ristorante, 175 North Street, Boston. The August 1st lineup includes Emily Ruskowski, Peter Martin, Rob Crean and Ellen Sugarman. Production and performances by Uri Shatil & Matt Amabello. Read More…