Archive for June, 2016

TITLE Boxing Club Set to Open on Newbury Street

June 25, 2016
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TITLE Boxing Club Set to Open on Newbury Street

By Cary Shuman A new boxing fitness club slated to open next month is already creating excitement in the Back Bay. TITLE Boxing Club will welcome in fitness enthusiasts beginning July 11 at 338 Newbury St., Boston. Title Boxing has made a big splash in Massachusetts with several locations including one at North Station....
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Office Building Proposed for 321 Harrison Avenue

June 25, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a bit of a change in plans, an eight-story office building has been proposed for the space atop an existing parking garage at 321 Harrison Ave. – a plan that departs from the developer’s initial desire to build residential units on both the existing office tower and the parking garage....
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Residents Get Look at Plans for Back Bay MBTA Station

June 25, 2016
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By Dan Murphy Citizens got a look at the preliminary proposal for the $1 billion transformation of the MBTA’s Back Bay station and surrounding city block at a meeting sponsored by the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay on Wednesday, June 15. Melissa Shrock, architect and senior project manager for Boston Properties, outlined plans...
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Public Body Workouts Highlight Summer of Health in Franklin Square

June 25, 2016
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By Seth Daniel As Chad Flahive arrived at Heartbreak Hill Running Club on Tremont Street Monday evening, he welcomed several of those in tank tops and running shoes outside the store with the greeting of a friend and not just a trainer. It’s not enough for Flahive to just lead an exercise program, but...
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Downtown View:Summer Feasts

June 25, 2016
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by Karen Cord Taylor Have you ever been to a feast on the streets of the North End? I decided this is the summer I’m going. I knew little about them for many years. Recently, they seem to have proliferated. It’s true, said life-long North End resident Nick Dello Russo. The reason I knew...
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Parking Hearing Starts with Hot Tempers, Ends with Agreement

June 25, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The public hearing by the South End Forum’s Parking Task Force represented eight months of work and some two years worth of discussion, but it began last Tuesday, June 14, with a rowdy audience challenging the at-large neighborhood association about its ability to even engage in such a plan. The Forum...
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Pedestrian Accidents,Near Misses Highlight Planning for Vision Zero

June 25, 2016
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By Seth Daniel An adult and a child were struck by a vehicle in the are of 640 Commonwealth Ave. on Tuesday night, June 21, near the Boston University campus, and though the injuries were non-life threatening, the accident this week highlighted the importance of the Vision Zero effort now underway by City planners...
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Police Briefs 06-23-2016

June 25, 2016
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BACK BAY KENMORE/FENWAY SOUTH END POLICE LOG June 13 Violation of Auto Law – Other 230 Shawmut Ave.- Credit Card/ATM Fraud Harrison Avenue/Waltham Street       – Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage 200 Clarendon St. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 650 Harrison Ave. – Failure to Register as a Sex Offender 577 Massachusetts...
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Walking Around Boston

June 25, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone There’s a great deal of energy and excitement nowadays for walking in the City of Boston. Fancy that. Those stirring up the excitement approach it as if we’ve never heard of the term ‘walking.’ Those of us who have suffered through the nightmare of parking in the downtown neighborhoods for...
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Sensible Gun Control is Needed

June 25, 2016
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A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. — The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. The issue of what, if any, gun control laws are appropriate in a civilized society once again is...
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