Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: East Boston Greenway to be Renamed, Story Time, After-School Adventures, Frattaroli on Boston Dining Scene

Today is Tuesday, October 22 and across the harbor, the East Boston Greenway is to be renamed in honor of local activist Mary Ellen Welch, a longtime teacher at the O’Donnell Elementary School and founder/member of numerous East Boston Groups, read more on Universal Hub.

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

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.

Notable News:

Longtime North End restaurateur Filippo Frattaroli has a lot to say about Boston’s dining scene

Filippo Frattaroli, Longtime North End restaurateur was recently named Abruzzo Ambassador to the World by the Regional Council of Abruzzo with his cooking at Filippo and Lucia Ristorante used as references for the high gastronomy of Abruzzo in the US, read more on the Boston Globe.

Neighborhood Halloween Decorations:


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

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:

North End Against Drugs Family Dinner / Family Talk

North End Against Drugs will be having another Family Dinner / Family Talk on Monday, November 18 at the Nazzaro Center, continue reading.

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