Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Waterfront Zoning Suits Can Go to Trial, Mask Prohibition Hearing, Faroles Workshop, Scollay Square Talk

Today is Monday, October 21 and according to a local guide, these are the 5 must-see stops along Boston’s Freedom Trail, read more on Boston.com.

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

1:00PM A Hearing Regarding Prohibiting Wearing a Mask to Conceal Any Portion of the Face. Members of the public are invited to attend and testify in the Iannella Chamber at City Hall at a hearing regarding prohibiting wearing a mask, hood or other device to conceal any portion of the face to conceal the identity of the wearer upon or within public property in the City of Boston, see additional information here.

3:30PM Faroles Workshop with La Pinata at the North End Library. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, join La Piñata at the 25 Parmenter Street in a faroles making workshop. Children will learn the history behind the lanterns that are often used during Día de los Muertos.

7:00PM Talk: Scollay Square: Author David Kruh on the Old Howard, Casino, and more. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford Street where historian and author David Kruh will take you backstage and into the cushioned seats of Boston’s most famous—and infamous—theater, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Suits over waterfront zoning can go to trial, judge says

According to a Suffolk Superior Court judge, suits challenging new waterfront zoning can go to trial. The new zoning would enable the building of a massive waterfront tower by developer Don Chiofaro, read more on The Boston Globe.

Greenway at Night:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, October 22

10:30AM Toddler Story Time. Stop by 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. Enjoy gentle stories, songs, and lap bounces for pre-walking babies and caregivers at the North End Library.

3:30PM After-School Story 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.

Wednesday, October 23

10:30AM Celebrating What Unites Us: Latin America. Share the immigrant experience and walk the Labyrinth at Armenian Heritage Park. Advance Reservations required at whatunitesus.eventbrite.com.

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.

6:30PM Daniel Zimmerman Discusses Shots in the Dark: the Saga of Rocco Balliro. Stop by the North End Library where author Daniel Zimmerman discusses his true crime book, Shots in the Dark: the Saga of Rocco Balliro (2018) – much of which takes place in Boston’s North End – and explores the deadly shootout that took place in a darkened apartment on the outskirts of Boston on a frigid winter night in 1963.

6:30PM Friends of Cutillo Park Meeting. The Friends of Cutillo Park hold their monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month at the Nazzaro Center, see additional information here.

From the Community:

4th Annual Halloween Party at Trattoria Il Panino

Join Trattoria II Panino on October 31st for our 4th Annual Halloween Party. Think you have the best Halloween costume? Join in for the costume contest where the winner will receive $1000, continue reading.

Candlelit Labyrinth Walk: In Peace & Harmony

Meet & Greet. Celebrate.Walk the Candlelit Labyrinth.Tie a Ribbon with Your Wish on the Wishing Tree. Enjoy Hot Chocolate & Luscious Cookies, continue reading.

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