Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Gigi Gelateria reopens at Dolce, Wharf District Council Meeting, Climate Ready Open House, Jazz in the Park

Today is Tuesday, July 17 and last week over three dozen people attended a funeral at St. Leonard’s Church for Eva ‘Liz’ McDonough, a woman once targeted by the Mafia, read more on the Boston Globe.

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

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.

Notable News:

Gigi Gelateria in Boston’s North End Is Now Dolce

A brand new gelato shop on Hanover street has reopened with the same owner under a new name. Gigi Gelateria has been replaced by Dolce – serving up items such as gelato and pizza, read more on Boston Restaurant Talk.

View from Zumba in the Park:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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.

Thursday, July 18

10:30AM Yoga-Lates by Age Strong Commission. Stop by the North End Park for Yoga-Lates, see additional details and a full lineup of Greenway fitness classes.

5:00PM Summer Concerts at the Charlestown Navy Yard. Join the National Parks Service and Boston Harbor Now for live music, lawn games and more, see additional details here.

7:00PM Aquarium Lecture Series: How to Be a Good Creature at Simons IMAX Theater at 1 Central Wharf. Come meet some of the 13 individual animals—from her first dog, a Scottish terrier, to two emus she met in the Australia Outback, to a giant Pacific octopus at New England Aquarium—who transformed the life of best-selling author, adventurer, and naturalist Sy Montgomery, see additional information here.

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