Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Emerson Student Dies After Altercation, Mah Jongg Club, Neighborhood Night, ABCD Buona Sera, Public Safety Meeting

Today is Thursday, October 3 and “A water main broke in Boston’s North End on Richmond Street. For the first time, tourists were observed body surfing down the Freedom Trail.” – Ben Alper, local comedian.

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

11:00AM Mah Jongg Club. Stop 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. Beginners are welcome. No sign up is required. Weekly on Thursdays in October.

5:00PM North End Neighborhood Night. North Street Grille will, once again, be hosting “Neighborhood Night” on the first Thursday of each month with 50% of sales going to support North End Neighborhood nonprofit agency programs, see additional information here.

5:30PM ABCD Buona Sera: An Evening With Friends. Stop by 60 State Street for an evening with friends. All dollars raised will support educational and social services for the seniors and families of the North End, West End, and Beacon Hill, see additional information here.

6:00PM North End Public Safety Meeting. Stop by 30 North Bennet Street for the North End Public Safety Meeting. Attended by Boston Police Area A-1, all North End / Waterfront residents are welcome to attend.

Notable News:

Emerson student Daniel Hollis dies following weekend altercation

Emerson student Daniel Hollis died on Wednesday following a head injury received during an altercation in Allston-Brighton early last Saturday morning. Police are still conducting an active investigation of the assault, read more on Boston.com.

Rainy Day in the North End:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, October 4

Greenway Week. In celebration of the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s tenth anniversary, the Greenway Conservancy will host “Greenway Week”, see additional information here.

1:00PM Friday Film: The Third Man (1949). Stop by the North End Library for their Friday Film Series. This week’s film will be The Third Man starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, and Alida Valli.

6:00PM International Day of the Girl Move Night. The BCYF Nazzaro Center will be hosting a movie night in honor of International Day of Girl for all ages to enjoy. Join in our celebration between neighborhood girls and women, which will include games, conversations, snacks and an outdoor airing of Hocus Pocus, see additional information here.

Saturday, October 5

Greenway Week. In celebration of the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s tenth anniversary, the Greenway Conservancy will host “Greenway Week”, see additional information here.

10:00AM Coffee Hour with Councilor Edwards. Join District One City Councilor Lydia Edwards for a coffee hour at Caffe Dello Sport in the North End from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., see additional information here.

11:00AM Boston Food Truck Festival. As part of Greenway Week, check out the area’s top food trucks for one big DELICIOUS fun filled day! Featuring up to 30 food trucks + beer garden + local artisan market + live music + kids activities and much more, see additional information here.

12:00pM Fall Festival at Christopher Columbus Park. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for their Fall Festival from 12pM-4PM. Fall Festival kicks off at noon as the children parade around the park led by a tall clown! Read more here.

1:00PM McCrea’s Candies Pop-Up. Stop by Shake the Tree at 67 Salem Street for free samples – flavors include black lava salt, tapped maple, single malt scotch + vanilla!

1:00PM Dance Performance at the Rings Fountain. For The Greenway’s 10th anniversary, the Greenway Conservancy has commissioned celebrated choreographer Peter DiMuro to create site-specific, free dance performances at the Rings Fountain, see additional information here.

3:00PM Dance Performance at the Rings Fountain. For The Greenway’s 10th anniversary, the Greenway Conservancy has commissioned celebrated choreographer Peter DiMuro to create site-specific, free dance performances at the Rings Fountain, see additional information here.

6:00PM Andrew Cotto – Brooklyn Mystery. Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street and hear from Andrew Cotto to celebrate the translation and publication of Brooklyn Mystery.

From the Community:

Book Signing by Marc Zappulla at Cantina Italiana

Author Marc Zappulla will have a book signing on October 16th, 6pm at Cantina Italiana, 346 Hanover Street in Boston’s North End for Miami Underground and The Last Longshoreman, his crime fiction novels, continue reading.

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