June Author Talks at Boston Public Library Locations
During the month of June, Boston Public Library will host author talks at the Central Library in Copley Square and several branches throughout the city. Author appearances include:
- Christopher Castellani, author of All This Talk of Love and Michael Lowenthal, author of The Paternity Test appear on an author panel on Tuesday, June 4, at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon at the Central...
Mayor Menino Announces New Public Safety Strategies for Summer
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today joined his summer safety team, including Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis, Public Health Commissioner Dr. Barbara Ferrer, Chief of Human Services Daphne Griffin and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Carol Johnson, to announce a comprehensive, proactive violence prevention strategy as summer approaches. A cross-City collaboration, the strategy will emphasize “more”: more outreach, more engagement, more officers, more collaboration...
Mayor Menino Announces New Tradition and Full Slate of Events for Memorial Day Weekend
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Veterans Services Commissioner Francisco Ureña today announced a new Memorial Day tradition for the city of Boston in the form of an outdoor concert titled Remembrance: A Musical Tribute to Our Fallen Heroes.
"Memorial Day is about honoring those who served and gave their lives for our freedom, and I am proud to introduce this moving musical tribute," Mayor Menino said. "I encourage everyone to come out on Monday evening and take...
Traffic Advisory, Boston Strong One Run and Run to Remember
Two special events taking place in Boston this weekend will detour vehicular traffic and will result in additional pedestrian traffic on local streets. The Boston Transportation Department is urging all users of the road to proceed with caution when travelling around the City. As always, using the MBTA is strongly encouraged.
The Boston Strong One Run will take place on Saturday, May 25th. Up to 4,500 runners will gather...
Mayor Menino Tours District Hall, City's First Innovation Center
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today gave a full progress update on Boston’s innovation center, and revealed the name of the building under construction at 75 Northern Avenue on the South Boston Waterfront. District Hall will play a central role in the social infrastructure of the growing Innovation District and will serve as a home base for entrepreneurs to make connections, build relationships, and convene programs and events.
“Cities have long built infrastructure for...