Archive for April, 2016

Committee Concerned Over Height of Albany/Harrison Corridor Bldgs

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A newly established, and official, group of residents charged with negotiating with Legatt McCall regarding their major project on the Albany/Harrison corridor have raised early concerns over the height of the buildings – which are slated to go as high as 19 stories. The Impact Advisory Group (IAG) for the project...
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Marathon Monday was Good for Local Businesses

April 21, 2016
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By Dean Gillespie When the 120th Boston Marathon began on Monday, Bostonians and people from around the world were ready to go before the runners started the race in Hopkinton.  Fans were taking advantage of a beautiful day bright and early lining up at the finish line at 7 a.m. hoping to get a...
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Too Soon for A Marathon Movie

April 21, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone There he was on Monday morning at the Boston Marathon Finish Line, wearing a real Boston Police uniform and seemingly patrolling the area like so many of the real police officers who were on high alert and ready for anything. He was a fake police officer though. He was just...
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Local Fashions Professionals Offer Knowledge, Advice and Insight to Boston’s Up-and-Comers

April 21, 2016
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On Saturday, April 23, Boston-based companies Next Fashion Stitch, The Stylist Closet and Fashion Group International Boston will host an all-day workshop called Constructing a Fashion Company, where local budding fashion designers, manufacturers and brands, as well as fashion enthusiasts and students, can benefit from the advice of some of Boston’s best (and hardest working)...
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Mayor Walsh Hosts Return of the Swans on May 3

April 21, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook welcome Boston’s most popular waterfowl back during the 28th Annual Return of the Swans event on Tuesday, May 3.  The celebration in the Public Garden begins with entertainment at 11 a.m. “I’m excited to announce the return of the swans back to Boston,” said...
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120th Marathon Race All About Surprise Surges and Ethiopia

April 21, 2016
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By James O’Brien and Barbara Huebner Courtesy of Boston Athletic Association Two Ethiopian Elite runners made stunning surges to come from behind and claim the crown for both the men’s and women’s division – becoming the first Ethiopian duo to win both division in the history of the Back Bay-based race. The most historic...
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Beer Summit in Back Bay a Make or Break for Local Brewers

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Local beer has become more than a thing to drink. In fact, breweries and craft brewers have become such a cornerstone to being a “happening” city or neighborhood that politicians and City planners regularly court brewers to come to their locales. It seems making beer has become the key to being...
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Police Briefs 04-21-2016

April 21, 2016
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BACK BAY – KENMORE/FENWAY – SOUTH END POLICE LOG April 11 Dwight Street/Shawmut Avenue – Vandalism Brookline Avenue/Lansdowne Street – Assault Simple – Battery; License Premise Violation 68 West Newton St. – Assault Simple – Battery; Threats to Do Bodily Harm 22 Cumberland St. – Landlord – Tenant Service 105 Queensberry St. – Larceny...
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Boston is Going Fiber

April 21, 2016
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By Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh This week I announced something that will change Boston’s future: working closely with the City over the next six years, Verizon will rewire the entire city with an advanced fiber-optic network. Replacing our outdated copper-based telecom infrastructure with state-of-the-art fiber will dramatically improve internet connection speeds for both...
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We Need A Transportation Transformation

April 21, 2016
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By Michelle Wu Boston City Council President   As a new mom, I think often about the world that my one-year-old son will grow up in. Twenty years from now, what will Boston look like? As excited as I am about the future of our city, one worry looms large: the increasing threat to...
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