Archive for April, 2016

The Boston Athenæum Exhibition Runs through September 4

April 7, 2016
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The Boston Athenæum at 10½ Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108 is proud to present the exhibition, Collecting for the Boston Athenæum in the 21st Century: Prints & Photographs  in the Athenæum’s Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery on view through Sunday, September 4. Curated by Catharina Slautterback, Curator of Prints & Photographs, the exhibition will include...
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Police Briefs 04-07-2016

April 7, 2016
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March 28 236 Newbury St. – Larceny – Theft from Building 535 Newbury St. – Assault Simple – Battery 110 Huntington Ave. – Investigate Person 16 Queensberry St. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Other City Vehicle 132 Jersey St. – Property – Lost, then Located 105 Peterborough St. – Larceny – Theft of Bicycle...
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Downtown View:Heroic

April 7, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor Mayor John Hynes was elected in 1949, John Collins in 1960. Collins brought in Ed Logue as the director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority, established in 1957. These men faced a problem. Boston was in trouble. After a depression, two wars, long-time corruption and a changing industrial base, the city...
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Boston Strong

April 7, 2016
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That is the slogan, a rallying cry, that came out of the senseless bombings of the Boston Marathon in 2013.  While the culprits and their associates are either dead or in jail, their actions still live on for the familes who lost their loved ones and the survivors that still carry the wounds that...
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The Anime Boston 2016 Festival

April 1, 2016
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The Anime Boston 2016 Festival

The Back Bay was invaded last week. The Anime Boston 2016 festival at the Hynes Convention Center caused more than a few neighbors to do a double take as elaborately consumed characters made their way through he streets and byways of the Back Bay on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In the photo to the...
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Officials Announce Five Goals for Cultural Plan

April 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Creates team held its final Town Hall meeting at Bunker Hill Community College on Monday night, March 28, and revealed five goals that will be used to form the upcoming Boston Cultural Plan – due out on June 17. Julie Burros, chief of arts and culture, moderated the meeting,...
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Local Reaction to BRA Extension by City Council

April 1, 2016
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By Jordan Frias and Dan Murphy The decision to allow the 14 urban renewal districts to extend for six more years by the City Council has caught the attention of several neighborhood associations who were not pleased with the outcome. The urban renewal districts include the South End, Bay Village, Fenway and Park Plaza,...
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Store Owners look Forward to Opening Day for Red Sox

April 1, 2016
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By Jordan Frias A great year for the Red Sox means a great year for business, according to Bobby D’Angelo, owner of the Red Sox Team Store on Yawkey Way. D’Angelo is hoping to cash in on the retirement announcement of David Ortiz and the addition of Tessie the Green Monster to the Red...
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Feds Raid Lenox Street,Shut down Cardinals Gang with 27 Charged

April 1, 2016
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Boston Police and Federal agents boasted late last week, after a monumental raid on the Lenox Street Housing Development, that they’d cooled off one of the City’s 10 hottest spots for criminal activity. After more than a year of investigation, almost 30 individuals associated with the Lenox Street Cardinals street gang were arrested or...
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The Disappearing Passion

April 1, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone   There have been so many changes in Boston, and frequently Mr. Boston here likes to point them out. Few are bigger, though, than the change around the observance of Easter. Simply put, it’s because there are fewer celebrating – that’s at the heart of it. But the soul of...
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