Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Guide to the 4th in New England, Vito’s Tavern Replaced by Domenic’s, Hammered Dulcimer Concert, Harbor Fireworks

Today is Wednesday, July 3 and the holiday weekend is almost here. If you’re still looking for plans for tomorrow and beyond, be sure to check out NBC’s guide to 4th of July events in New England.

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

1:00PM Hammered Dulcimer Concert. Join the Paul Revere House at 19 North Square for award-winning musician Dave Neiman plays jigs, reels, and Baroque and Renaissance tunes that Paul Revere and his family may have enjoyed.

Notable News:

Vito’s Tavern in Boston’s North End Has Closed; Will Be Replaced by Domenic’s

North End Sports Bar, Vito’s Tavern on Salem Street, has shut down according to sources. The windows in the front of the building have been papered over with a note saying a new placed called Domenic’s will open at the end of the month, read more on Boston Restaurant News.

Boston Harbor Fireworks:

Plan Your Events with the Community Calendar:

Thursday, July 4

Independence Day

6:00AM First Day of Thursday Trash Pickup. As of July 1, trash and recycling collection will begin at 6 a.m., moving up one hour from the current start time of 7 a.m. In the North End, collections will be changed to take place on Mondays and Thursdays. Thursday street sweeping will be moved to Fridays, see additional details here.

10:30AM USS Constitution Turn Around. To celebrate the birth of the US Navy, the USS Constitution leaves it berth in Charlestown and cruises to Castle Island at the entrance to the harbor. The historic cannon salute celebrates the USS Constitution being the oldest fully commissioned Naval vessel in the world and the birth of the US NAVY.

10:30AM Yoga-Lates by Age Strong Commission. Stop by North End Park of Yoga-Lates as park of a lineup of Greenway fitness classes, see additional information here.

Friday, July 5

6:30AM Summer Fitness Series: Bootcamp. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the summer fitness series. This morning’s class will be bootcamp, see additional details and a full class schedule here.

1:00PM Colonial Dance Tunes and Love Songs. Join the Paul Revere House at 19 North Square where, in the guise of itinerant musicians, Al Petty & Deirdre Sweeney will perform popular 18th-century tunes such as “Mr. Isaac’s Maggot” and “Jack’s Health” on the penny whistle, flute, fife, & other instruments.

1:00PM Friday Films: Night of the lguana. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series. This week’s film is Night of the lguana, see additional details here.

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