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Thursday’s Brief: Airport Restaurants, Haymarket Garage Reopens, Harbor Resilience Conference, Mah Jongg, Book Club, Harvest Party, Community Priorities Workshop, Talk the Walk, Comics x Science

Today is Thursday, October 24 and the Haymarket Garage located between Hanover Street and New Sudbury Street has reopened for public use. The garage had been closed since September 29, 2019, continue reading.

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

8:30AM Boston Harbor Regional Coastal Resilience Conference. Stop by the Boston Society of Architects Fort Point Room at 290 Congress Street and learn how a Boston Harbor Regional layered defense system could protect the fifteen cities and towns that flood through Boston Harbor from sea level rise and storm surge devastation while eliminating mandatory FEMA flood insurance premiums for the entire region.

11:00AM Mah Jongg Club. Come by the North End Library and play the American-style variant of this tile-based game that originated in China and requires skill, strategy, and calculation.

3:30PM Middle School Book Club. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street and talk about books and join in fun activities with other middle schoolers! Ask at the branch for a copy of the book for October. Titles are aimed at students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.

5:30PM Boston Public Market Harvest Party. Come by the Boston Public Market and share an evening with the Boston Public Market community at the 4th annual Harvest Party, see additional information here.

6:00PM PLAN: Downtown Community Priorities Workshop. The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) in collaboration with other City of Boston departments invites the Downtown and Chinatown community to participate in the PLAN: Downtown Community Priorities Workshop. The workshop will update participants on the planning work completed to date and explore the preliminary planning recommendations and public space improvements identified by PLAN: Downtown, see additional details here.

6:00PM Talk the [Walk] with Boston Harbor Now. Join Boston Harbor Now at WPI Seaport (303 Congress Street) for a special evening honoring the historic legacy and the promise of our waterfront’s future. The evening will include a short speaking program by Stephen Coyle, the director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority in 1984, about the creation of the Harborwalk, see additional details here.

7:00PM Comics x Science: Using Cartoons to Communicate at the IMAX Theater at 1 Central Wharf. Starting with a crash course in the history of comics, Maris Wicks will take lecture attendees panel by panel through the use of cartoons and comics as a way to educate and engage readers of all ages, see additional details here.

Notable News:

Here are the latest restaurants and retailers to land at Logan Airport

As Logan Airport continues to grow, so does its food options for Boston travelers. This October the North End’s Monica’s Mercato opened in Terminal E and soon enough Terminal B will house Charlestown’s Monument Restaurant & Tavern, read more on Boston.com.

Celtics are Back in Season:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, October 25

12:30PM ABCD Service Center Halloween Party. Join the ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center at 1 Michelangelo St. for their annual Halloween party, see additional details here.

1:00PM Friday Film: Two for the Road (1967). Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday Film Series. This Friday’s film will be Two for the Road – a movie about a couple in the south of France who non-sequentially spin down the highways of infidelity in their troubled ten-year marriage.

1:00PM Submerged: Boston Sites and the Threat of Climate Change. Join Old South Meeting House, Boston Harbor Now and the Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands for part of the series The Boston Harbor Islands – Resilience and Change, see additional information here.

6:00PM Mary Taylor Simeti – The Garlands of the Gods. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street where Mary Taylor Simeti will discuss her book The Garlands of the Gods.

7:00PM Boston Common Collaborative Halloween Party. Boston Community Collaborative (BCC) will host its 7th annual Halloween Party at Filippo’s Restaurant. There will be a costume contest, live music, great food and company. Must be 21 or older to attend, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Ristorante Lucia’s Tour d’Italia Series Five-Course Wine Dinner Spotlighting Calabria: Tuesday, Oct. 29

Ristorante Lucia’s Tour d’Italia wine dinner series features an authentic, five-course meal in Boston’s historic North End at the oldest restaurant still family owned and operated. Starting with the Abruzzo region in late 2018, the series is set to transport diners to Calabria on Tuesday, October 29 to celebrate Italian Heritage Month, continue reading.

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