Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: BPDA Official Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribe, Table Featured on Food Network, Zumba in the Park

Today is Monday, September 2 and Jen Royle’s Table kicked off a new Food Network series called “Opening Night” this past weekend, read more on Boston Magazine.

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

6:00PM Summer Fitness Series: Zumba. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the the Boston Summer Fitness Series. Tonight’s class will be Zumba in the park, see the full class schedule here.

Notable News:

Former Boston Planning & Development (BPDA) Official Pleads Guilty to Accepting Developer Bribe

A longtime city official, John M. Lynch, 66 from the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA, formerly the BRA), pleaded guilty in federal court with taking a $50,000 bribe from a developer to push an unnamed project through the Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA). The ZBA is the forum where developers look for variances to make their projects larger and more valuable while community residents generally argue against excessive height and density. Read more in the Boston Globe.

Nights in the North End:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, September 3

10:30AM Toddler Story Time. Stop by the North End Library and listen to stories, sing songs, and learn together through movement and play. This story time is ideal for little ones who have started walking or moving on their own.

11:00AM Baby Story Time. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street and enjoy gentle stories, songs, and lap bounces for pre-walking babies and caregivers.

3:30PM Kids’ Science Lab. Stop by the North End Library and experiment with acids and bases. This science lab is ideal for kids 6-12 years old.

Wednesday, September 4

3:00PM Kids’ LEGO Club. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street and drop in after school to build whatever you can imagine using LEGOS and DUPLOs.

6:00PM Summer Shred by Next Level Fitness & Wellness. Stop by the Greenway at Cross and Sudbury street for summer shred by next level fitness and wellness, see the full line-up of Greenway fitness classes here.

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