Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Greenway Discrimination Complaint, Valentine’s Ideas Wanted for Christopher Columbus Park, Pasta Coma

Today is Monday, October 14 – Columbus Day. For a full guide on what’s open/closed today, check out the Boston Globe’s running list here.

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

Notable News:

Nonprofit for disabled files complaint against Boston park

Work Inc., the nonprofit for the disabled that lost its contract to maintain the Greenway, filed a discrimination complaint with the state after being replaced by a for-profit company, read more on WCVB.com.

Pasta Coma Worth the Wait:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, October 15

10:30AM Toddler Story Time. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street 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.

3:00PM NEMPAC’s Annual Pumpkin Painting. Join NEMPAC on The Prado at the Paul Revere Mall for pumpkin painting, see additional information here.

3:30PM After-School Adventures. Drop by the North End Library after school to explore art, science, or engineering through hands-on activities. Ideal for kids 4 years old and up.

6:00PM Tavistock Development Company Presents Commercial Wharf Plan. Stop by Joe’s American Bar & Grill on Atlantic Ave where there will be an information session to share information about their proposed redevelopment along the pier, see additional information here.

7:00PM NEWNC Monthly Meeting at the Nazzaro Center. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council monthly meeting, see additional information here.

Wednesday, October 16

3:00PM Kids’ LEGO Club. Drop by the North End Library after school to build whatever you can imagine using LEGOs and DUPLOs.

4:00PM BTU Homework Help at the North End Library. The Boston Teachers Union sponsors a Homework Helper program in each of the Boston Public Library branches. The BTU provides a teacher to help children with their homework for free.

6:00PM Book Signing at Catina Italiana by Marc Zappulla. Author Marc Zappulla will have a book signing on at Cantina Italiana, 346 Hanover Street, for Miami Underground and The Last Longshoreman, his crime fiction novels.

6:30PM Panel Discussion: Slavery an its Legacies at Old North. Stop by the Old North Church for a panel discussion on slavery and it’s legacies at Old North, see additional information here.

6:30PM Book Discussion club: Frankenstein. Stop by the North End Library for a book club discussion of Frankenstein. Copies of the book can be picked up and checked out at the library’s front desk.

7:00PM Film: Lady of Burlesque. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford St. for a film – Lady of Burlesque, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Ideas Wanted for Valentine’s Day Celebration in Christopher Columbus Park

For the past 2 years the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park has hosted a wonderful celebration of love in February under the trellis, activating the park with lights and music during the coldest and darkest part of the year, continue reading.

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