Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Some Restaurant Patios May Reopen Monday, Celebrating What Unites Us, Open Mic Night, Future of Attending a Sporting Event

Today is Friday, June 5 and tomorrow Gov. Baker announces if phase two of the state’s reopening plan will move forward, which would mean several restaurants that are already set up for patio seating like Mare and Trattoria ll Panino in the North End could open as early as Monday, read more on Eater Boston. Read More…

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Thursday’s Brief: No Shows to Office Reopening, Protests Mostly Peaceful Continue, Boston Harbor for All, Cannabis Regulation,Virtual Movie Club

Today is Thursday, June 4. Protests have been mostly peaceful the last two nights, read more on WHDH.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 8:45AM Boston Harbor for All: Waterfront Parks & Public Spaces. Join Boston Harbor Now along with public, private, and nonprofit partners for our second biennial symposium on how Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: Phase 2 Reopening, Peaceful Protests Continue, Jesse Purvis Joins Councilor Edwards Office

Today is Wednesday, June 3 and thousands of peaceful protestors continued to demonstrate throughout the streets of Boston yesterday, denouncing the deaths of George Floyd and other black people killed by police, read more on The Boston Globe. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 1:00 PM: Angles on Bending Lines: Curator Conversations Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Illegal Dumping on Endicott St., Property Protection Concerns

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Illegal Dumping on Endicott Street This 311 user says, “Illegal dumping. Somebody is dumping home appliances and remodeling debris in front of our property at 219, Read More…

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Tuesday’s Brief: Table Mercato Coming Soon, Owners Survey Damage

Today is Tuesday, June 2 and Massachusetts politicians took to Twitter yesterday in response to Sunday’s protests in Boston and the violence that followed—including State Representative Aaron Michlewitz (North End, Downtown, South End) who commented on the peaceful protests and condemned those who vandalized and looted businesses. Here’s what else you need to know for Read More…

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Weekend Brief: Boston Marathon Canceled, Food Trucks Return to Greenway on Monday, At-Home Cooking with Oldways

Today is Friday, May 29 and for the first time in its 124-year history the Boston Marathon has been canceled, read more on The New York Times. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 10:00AM Celebrating What Unites Us! At-Home Cooking with Oldways. Join the Friends of the Armenian Heritage Park for a Read More…

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Thursday’s Brief: Taranta Transforms Into Taco Pop Up, NEMPAC Ask an Expert Panel, Zakim Bridge Sunset

Today is Thursday, May 28 and here’s a joke from local comedy writer Ben Alper: “Boston’s North End Prince Street dog park reopened. Social distancing rules will be observed, and no pet will be allowed to sniff another without a mask.” Here’s what else you need to know for today… 5:30PM NEMPAC Presents: “Ask an Read More…

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Wednesday’s Brief: COVID-19 Field Hospital To Stop Accepting Patients, RUFF North End Reopens, COVID-19 Exposure Hearing, Purchasing Liquor Licenses Hearing

Today is Wednesday, May 27 and if your furry friend has been missing their favorite park, you’re both in luck. After about six weeks of being closed, RUFF North End Dog Park finally reopened yesterday, watch the news video on CBS Boston. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 10:00AM Public Hearing on Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Salem St. Trash, Mask Questions in North Sq., Endicott St. Pothole

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Residential Trash out Illegally at 209 Salem St This 311 user says, “Get people out to ticket. There is trash all over the North End!” The Read More…

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Tuesday’s Brief: Beaches Reopen, BPL Board of Trustees Meeting, Intro to Astrology for Teens

Today is Tuesday, May 26 and instead of the normal 37,000 flags that would be placed in the Boston Common to honor the Massachusetts service members who died since the American Revolution, 1,000 American flags were placed about 6 feet apart overnight for Memorial Day, read more on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to Read More…

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Memorial Day Brief: Violence Spike, VFW North End Post 144 Ceremony, USS Constitution Memorial Day Commemoration & 21-Gun Salute

Today is Monday, May 25 and if you’ve been having trouble falling asleep lately or have been feeling restless at home, try these yoga poses from the founder and director of Boston Yoga School and instructor at JP Centre Yoga and North End Yoga, read more on Boston Magazine. Here’s what else you need to Read More…

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Memorial Day Weekend Brief: 10 Things to do Inside This Weekend, Year-Long Green Line Station Closure, At-Home Cooking with Oldways, Climate Change Webinar, Open Mic Night

Today is Friday, May 22 and while this weekend typically marks the official start of summer in the city, many are finding themselves staying home and continuing to practice social distancing during the ongoing pandemic. If you’re looking for something to keep you busy during your time at home, check out Boston.com‘s list of 10 Read More…