Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Banners Kitchen & Tap to Open at Hub on Causeway, Yoga-Lates, Swing Dancing Lessons, Public Safety Meeting

Today is Thursday, September 5 and here’s a joke from local comedian Ben Alper to start your day: “Planning has begun for the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage to Plymouth – including a reenactment of the first complaint on American soil about cabin service and small buffet portions.”Ben Alper

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

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 classes here.

6:00PM Swing Dancing Lessons. Stop by Faneuil Hall and learn to swing dance with lessons provided by Boston Swing Central while enjoying live music from The Easy Winner Sextet. The lesson and dance are free. No partner necessary, and beginners are very welcome. Lessons are from 6:00pm to 7:00pm and dancing with live music from 7pm to 8:30pm outside Wagamama on South Market.

6:00Pm North End Public Safety Meeting. Stop by the Nazzaro Center at 30 North Bennet Street for the North End public safety meeting. All North End/Waterfront residents are welcome to attend.

Notable News:

Banners Kitchen & Tap to Open within The Hub on Causeway Development in Boston

Banners Kitchen & Tap is set to open a 25,000-square-foot dining and drinking establishment within The Hub on Causeway overlooking the Hub Hall food hall, read more on Boston Restaurant Talk.

Calm After the Storm:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, September 6

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

12:30PM ABCD Labor Day Party. The ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center will celebrate Labor Day and the last long weekend of summer on Friday, September 6, see additional details here.

1:00PM Friday Films: A Majority of One (1961). Stop by the North End Library for the Friday Film Series. This Friday’s film is a gentle love story about a Japanese widower and a Brooklyn widow. As their love blossoms, they must learn the lessons of tolerance, kindness, and forgiveness.

Saturday, September 7

10:00AM Carnival of Dogs. You and your furry best friend can enjoy a variety of dog-friendly activities and vendors on the Greenway between Hanover and Salem Street. Swing by the RUFF table and say hi!

11:00AM Boston Arts Festival in Christopher Columbus Park. This annual event is designed to showcase the visual and performing arts in Boston. Affectionately dubbed (ähts), it began in 2003 by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the City of Boston’s Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events with the mission of promoting the Open Studios happening throughout the Fall in Boston’s neighborhoods, see additional details here.

From the Community:

thePACK Brings Jewelry to the Boston Public Market

A new vendor – thePACK – has joined the shops at the Boston Public Market, offering handmade artisan jewelry from Beverly, MA. Located in the space across from Q’s Nuts, all pieces are made from 14k gold fill or sterling silver, some wrapped with semi precious stones, continue reading.

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