Today is Friday, November 15 and here are 10 things to do around the city this weekend.

Here’s what else you need to know for this weekend…

6:00PM Marco Rafala: How Fires End (author talk). Stop by I AM Books at 198 North Street to hear from Marco Rafalà a first-generation Sicilian American novelist, musician, and writer for award-winning tabletop role-playing games. The author will be in conversation with Olivia Kate Cerrone, author of The Hunger Saint (Bordighera Press).

Notable News:

More luxury condos planned for along the Greenway

Boston Residential Group closed on a $12.7 million deal to buy a parcel along the Greenway along with 30 spaces in a nearby garage where a 12-story luxury condo building is planned, read more on The Boston Globe.

Changing Seasons:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Saturday, November 16

10:00AM Walking Tour North End/Charlestown. Join the Friends of the Boston Harborwalk for a walking tour of the North End and the Charlestown Navy Yard, see additional details here.

1:00PM Nourish Your Soul Juice Pop-Up. Stop by Shake the Tree at 67 Salem Street to sample delicious Nourish juices. Based on Newbury Street, they will be dropping off a fresh batch of juices for us to pass out, while supplies last!

6:00PM Alice Manica – Finding Alma: An Italian Journey. Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street to hear from Alice Manica and her book Finding Alma: An Italian Journey.

7:00PM Music: “Night of Burlesque Music” with the John Licata. The John Licata Burlesque Band returns to The West End Museum, this time playing the great songs of the 1940s Scollay Square “burly” houses, including “Night Train” (“That’s the Blues Old Man”), “Tin Roof Blues,” and “St. James Infirmary”, see additional details here.

Sunday, November 17

5:00PM An Evening for Education. The North End’s Eliot School will host its 10th annual “Evening for Education” fundraiser on November 10 at il Molo and November 17 at Monica’s Trattoria, see additional details here.

From the Community:

“The Snow Leopard Project: And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation” Book Talk

Following decades of war, Dr. Alex Dehgan moved to Afghanistan in 2006 to build the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Afghanistan Program to protect snow leopards and other endangered species there.

His recent book, The Snow Leopard Project: And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation, takes readers along with him and his team through some of the most dangerous places in postwar Afghanistan as they work to establish the country’s first national park, complete some of the first extensive wildlife surveys in 30 years, and act to stop the poaching of the country’s iconic endangered animals, including the snow leopard, continue reading.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Thank you to the BRA for approving yet another unnecessary luxury Condo building on India St and the Greenway, with units all over $2m. That’s just what we need???

  2. Hi Liz, You are so right. We have elderly living with Drug Addicts & Ex-Drug Addicts & the
    City wants to approve this construction site. Sick, and getting Sicker & more Greedier. It never
    seems to be enough. It is a Disgrace. I have news for all these people making these kinds of
    investments. It might look nice to the eye, but trust me, the cleaniest means of heat is Forced
    Hot Water, none of them offer that, and as far as Soundproofing, that is another joke. If you
    have to spend Millions of Dollars, in my opinion, it should be for the very best, not this Mickey
    Mouse Construction that all these companies look for the Cheap way out. Soundproofing should be a major issue, especially in this city. Boston is never, ever going to be NYC, and yet
    they keep on trying. Money the Root of all Evil.

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