Archive for July, 2016

Boston Pops July 4th Celebration

July 8, 2016
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Boston Pops July 4th Celebration

Fireworks explode behind the Hatch Shell for the Boston Pops July 4th celebration.
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Raising Money for a Good Cause

July 8, 2016
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Raising Money for a Good Cause

Anna Wadlington, aged 9, set up a lemonade stand at the corner of Dartmouth and Marlborough streets on the Fourth of July. Her intention was to raise a little money for the Animal Rescue League of Boston, located in the South End. Little turned into a lot. Neighbors turned out in force to drink...
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BCDC Gives Critical Report to Design, Massing of Quinzani’s Site Proposal

July 8, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A design review committee within the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) pretty much sent the Quinzani’s site proposal by Related Beal back to the drawing board – leveling pointed criticism at a meeting this month of the project’s massing and use of brick. At the Boston Civic Design Commission (BCDC) meeting on...
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New Public Art Projects to Enliven Two Local Spots

July 8, 2016
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The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $93,675 in annual Fund for the Arts grants supporting public art projects that will take place in the greater Boston area, including two in the South End. The Fund for the Arts supports community-based organizations within Route 495 in Massachusetts to select and commission artists...
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Annual Evening on the Esplanade Set for July 13

July 8, 2016
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Friends and Beacon Hill residents are invited once again to a summer evening filled with music, camaraderie and gourmet food at the opening night of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra on Wednesday, July 13th, at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Esplanade. Music Director Christopher Wilkins will lead the orchestra in “Rhapsody in Green”, featuring...
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Police Briefs 07-07-2016

July 8, 2016
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BACK BAY-KENMORE/FENWAY-SOUTH END POLICE LOG June 27 1740 Washington St. – Vandalism 800 Boylston St. – Larceny – Shoplifting; Stolen Property – Buying/Receiving/Possessing 815 Boylston St. – Larceny – Shoplifting 800 Boylston St. – Larceny – Shoplifting 800 Boylston St. – Larceny – Shoplifting 159 Massachusetts Ave. – Larceny – Shoplifting 700 Boylston St....
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Letters to the Editor

July 8, 2016
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Looking towards a less auto-dependent city On Wednesday, June 15, the City of Boston held a meeting on improvements to the bicycle lanes on Massachusetts Avenue, as well as the retiming of crossing lights to better serve the pedestrians in the city. The meeting showed the difficulties that are encountered in moving ahead to...
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Sixth Annual B.A.A. 10k

July 1, 2016
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Sixth Annual B.A.A. 10k

Close to 8,000 people took off on Charles Street at the start of the B.A.A. 10K on Sunday morning,June 26
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Aborted Landing:South End Says ‘No’ to Heliport Talk; Councilor Flaherty Calls for Hearing

July 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Choppers could mean pitchforks in the South End. A call for a City Council hearing into the possible siting of a heliport in the downtown area, perhaps even on the edge of the South End, has many residents riled up this week and looking for answers. Councilor Michael Flaherty has a...
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Latin Music Series Starts on July 7

July 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Tito Puente Latin Music series is preparing to kick off its 10th year of summer concerts this coming July 7 in the South End’s O’Day Park – with a total of three dates this summer at O’Day. Latin Logic Band will kick off the series on Thursday, July 7, at...
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