Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Seaport World Trade Center to Receive Makeover, BCYF Summer Fun Workshops, Water Transportation Visioning, Zumba

Today is Monday, July 15 and it’s no secret that the North End can get a little crowded in the summer months with the influx of tourists, but a Dartmouth College geographer took a look at how dense the neighborhood truly feels year round, read more on Boston Magazine.

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

12:00PM BCYF Summer Fun Workshops. Stop by the Paul Revere Mall for a free public general kids music workshop led by NEMPAC faculty.

1:00PM BCYF Summer Fun Workshops (Community Band Workshop). Stop by the Paul Revere Mall for a free public general kids music workshop led by NEMPAC faculty.

5:00PM Water Transportation Visioning Event. Stop by Portside at East Pier in East Boston where Boston Harbor Now and partners are working to expand water transportation through a harbor ferry system connecting East Boston to downtown and the Seaport, see additional information here.

6:00PM Summer Fitness Series: Zumba. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the summer fitness series. Today’s class will be Zumba in the park. See a full schedule of classes and additional details here.

Notable News:

Investment company gets approval ‘Transformative project’ at Seaport World Trade Center

The Seaport World Trade Center has been approved for a new makeover in a multi-year update improving access to the waterfront and creative 45,000 square feet of retail space, read more on WCVB.com.

Old but Gold:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, July 16

5:30PM Wharf District Council Meeting. Stop by the New England Aquarium in the 2nd floor cafe for the Wharf District Council’s annual conversation with Mayor Walsh, see additional information here.

6:00PM Climate Ready Boston Open House – Downtown & North End Presentation. Stop by 290 Congress Street for a presentation and open house where the design team will update their progress, discuss options, and gather input from you for a Climate Ready Downtown, see additional information and RSVP details here.

6:00PM Gabrielle Goodman | Jazz in the Park 2019. Gabrielle Goodman, professor of music at the Berklee College of Music, to showcase her jazz, R&B, classical, as well as gospel voice style in a free and public concert on the Greenway at North & Cross streets, see additional details here.

Wednesday, July 17

4:30 Tea & Tranquility. Stop by Armenian Heritage Park for the late afternoon summer series for those working, living and visiting downtown Boston to meet & greet, walk the labyrinth and relax on a bench while enjoying refreshing MEM Ice Teas.

7:00PM North End Movie Nights: ET. Stop by The Gassy / DeFilippo Playground for the North End Movie Night. This week’s movie will be ET, see additional details here.

7:00PM Dorthy Curran Concert Series: Total Access at City Hall Plaza. The Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series returns from July 17 to August 14 in City Hall Plaza for another great season of outdoor music to entertain music fans of all ages on City Hall Plaza with a tribute to Chicago, the classic soul of Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, an evening of Motown funk, and the grand finale featuring the legendary Tavares.

From the Community:

Joe Andruzzi Foundation and Boston Harbor Cruises Treat Cancer Patients

The Joe Andruzzi Foundation, a nonprofit committed to providing help, hope, and a reason to smile for New England cancer patients and their families by contributing financial support when it is needed most, partnered with Boston Harbor Cruises to take roughly 45 people impacted by cancer on Codzilla on June 11, continue reading.

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