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Returning to the Greenway

Returning to the Greenway

Splash all summer long at seven water fountains now open on The Greenway, daily from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., from Chinatown Stream to the Canal Fountains in the North End to the parks’ Rings Fountain.

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NEAA All-Star Game June 23

June 15, 2018
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Two North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Majors baseball teams are geared up and are anxious to play in the 2018 All-Star game scheduled for Saturday, June 23, at Langone Park on Commercial Street. The game provides players an opportunity to display their skills on the baseball field, made possible by donations. Opening ceremonies, honoring...

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North End Native to Conduct Local Tour

June 15, 2018
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A special tour, Brethren, Bethel and Basilica, will be held by the North End Historical Society (NEHS) with tour guide Jessica Dello Russo a native of the North End. The tour will illuminate Community Workshop Sites in and around Boston’s historic North Square. A rare behind the scene tour of Sacred Heart Church will...

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Restauranteurs Bring Flavor of the North End to Encore Boston Harbor

Encore Boston Harbor has picked two North End restaurant legends—Frank DePasquale and Nick Varano—to operate a 135-seat, 5,200-square-foot Italian restaurant at the five-star, $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort. ‘Fratelli’ (which means brothers in Italian) is the first local restaurant partnership between DePasquale and Varano and the first locally operated restaurant at the 3...

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Happenings on the Greenway

June 15, 2018
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Many activities are happening on The Greenway, with many other events coming in the near future. Find exceptional art, locally produced products and more at the greenery Open Market, taking place in the Wharf District on Saturdays and every other Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Purchase goods at the Boston Public Market...

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Boston Public Library Schedule

Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard (www.bpl.org/concerts) series will run through Friday, August 31, bringing a range of free music to one of Boston’s most beautiful spaces during one-hour concerts throughout the summer. Concerts are held twice each week on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday concerts are...

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Electrical Workers Local 103 Partners with Red Sox for Charitable Initiatives

For many years, union electricians from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 have been brightening historic Fenway Park by providing comprehensive electrical services to the Boston Red Sox organization – including the operation and servicing of the lights that shine over the most historic park in Major League Baseball.  Now, IBEW Local 103 members, along with the union...

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Frog Pond Spray Pool Opens on June 29

Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook and The Skating Club of Boston president Joe Blount are pleased to welcome children and guests to kick off the 2018 summer season as the Boston Common Frog Pond spray pool reopens on Friday, June 29.  The day will include a fun and exciting celebration at 11 a.m. followed...

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PAAE ‘After School Arts Programs’ Held at Nazzaro Center

Due to continuing support, Public Action for Arts and Education (P.A.A.E), the Nazzaro Center in the North End of Boston is able to sustain a thriving Arts program for the past eleven (11) years. Under the direction of Josephine Lepore, Arts Teacher, the Center offers children instruction in drawing (pencil, black and white, charcoal),...

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Walsh to Hold Coffee Hour June 28

June 15, 2018
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Presented by the Boston Parks and Recreational Department, this year’s Neighborhood Coffee Hour with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh will be held at Christopher Columbus Park on Thursday, June 28, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The coffee hour presents residents the opportunity to discuss any issue that is of concern, with a special emphasis on...

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