Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Snow Alert, Alley Makeover Tradition, Starry Nights

Today is Tuesday, December 17 and today’s snow could cause some morning delays for commuters. Here’s what meteorologists are saying about timing, totals and impact – read more on Boston.com.

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

Notable News:

North End alley gets holiday makeover – a tradition for more than 3 decades

For over 35 years Peter Baldassari, 75, has been curating various displays for All Saints Way for each holiday. Baldassari’s passion especially shines through with his Christmas display each year, read more on WHDH.

Starry Nights – Holiday Lights


Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Wednesday, December 18

3:00PM Kids’ LEGO Club. Drop by the North End Library after school to build whatever you can imagine using LEGOs and DUPLOs.

6:30PM Book Discussion Club. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their monthly book club. December’s book is Richard Russo’s 2009 novel That Old Cape Magic. Copies of the book may be picked up at the library’s front desk.

7:00PM Cape Air Long Wharf Dock Information Session. Cape Air is looking into serving Boston with seaplanes to create a downtown-to-downtown connection between New York City using 9-seat seaplanes available to the public. Stop by the information session in the Commonwealth Ballroom at the Longwarf Marriott at 296 State Street to learn more about their proposal. Read more here.

Thursday, December 19

6:30PM Nazzaro Center Cookie Exchange at 30 North Bennet Street. The Nazzaro Center is hosting its very first cookie exchange and getting into the holiday spirit by listening to music and socializing with friends, old and new, see additional details here.

7:00PM Burlesque 101. Join the West End Museum at 150 Staniford Street for a talk on Burlesque.”The Old Howard Theatre” exhibit curator Duane Lucia will share video clips as he traces burlesque’s history and evolution. $10 entry / free to museum members, see additional details here.

From the Community:

50th Anniversary Kick-Off Breakfast

In the coming year, the Friends of the Public Garden are celebrating our 50th Anniversary, and we want you to be the first to know what we have planned! Come to hear about our groundbreaking projects in the parks and special events for 2020, continue reading.

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