Archive for October, 2016

Charlesgate Greenway Gets Funding from MassDOT for Inter-Park Connection

October 21, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen At the public meeting held on Tuesday, October 18, at Wheelock College a presentation for the new inter-city bike and pedestrian path that will connect the Charlesgate Greenway to the Esplanade was presented to the public after years of planning. The proposed path will run from Beacon St. underneath the Bowker...
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Topeka Street Methadone Clinic Seeks to be Part of the Solution

October 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Habit OpCo Methadone Clinic and therapy center on Topeka Street – just steps from the stately Worcester Square neighborhood and what has been called the Methadone Mile – is the oldest Methadone Clinic in the area and has been the subject of a great deal of scorn as the problem...
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Community Residents Speak Out against Temporary Emerson Dorms in the Fenway

October 21, 2016
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At the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) meeting held on Monday, October 17, at the Morville House, community members came together to voice their concerns about Emerson College reverting a previous hostel at 12 Hemenway St. into a two-year temporary dorm. “You have to understand, we commend Emerson for doing the dorm work...
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Pine Street Inn Made Major Assist in Rape Arrest,Investigation

October 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A man arrested and charged with a horrendous kidnapping and rape of two women in their home last week was quickly identified and arrested at the Pine Street Inn on Tuesday, Oct. 11, with a major assist from the shelter. Sgt. Luke Taxter of Area D-4 told the Old Dover Neighborhood...
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An Eclectic View: Curated by Meredyth Hyatt Moses October 19 – November 27, 2016
Opening reception: Saturday, October 22, 2016, 5 – 8 p.m.

October 21, 2016
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Abigail Ogilvy Gallery in the SoWa District is proud to present An Eclectic View, a group exhibition guest curated by Meredyth Hyatt Moses, independent curator and former owner and director of Clark Gallery, involved in the Boston art scene since the 1970’s. Guided by her refined and experienced taste, Moses selects pieces that are...
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Hereford Street Proposal Strides Forward at Advisory Review Meeting

October 21, 2016
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An advisory session took place this past Thursday, October 13 at the Back Bay Architectural Commission meeting to hear the most recent date proposal for 45-53 Hereford Street that is presently an empty lot used for parking. The proposed work includes constructing a three-story addition, widening of existing bay windows, landscaping, adding fenestration and...
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Refugee Exhibit Now Going on at Long Wharf

October 21, 2016
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Most Americans do not know what it is like to have to leave your home, your neighborhood and your country and undertake a perilous journey that you do not know what awaits you if you are lucky enough to survive the crossing. However, for more than 65 million people in places like South Sudan,...
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Alps & Meters Opens Flagship Pop-Up Workshop in the Fenway

October 21, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Squeezed in between a Fed Ex store and a Citi Bank across the street from Star Market a new kind of store has come to the developing Fenway neighborhood. The online premium alpine sportswear company Alps & Meters has unveiled a flagship pop-up workshop located at 1369 Boylston St. It will...
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Back Bay Architectural Commission Approves DAS Nodes on Streetlights

October 21, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen At the Back Bay Architectural meeting on October 13, the commissioners approved to expand the existing Wireless Distributed Antenna System (DAS) in the Back Bay. This involves adding 19 new DAS nodes on various streetlights between Berkeley Street and Hereford Street by removing the proviso that the arms supporting the light...
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City Hall Gets Glitz Up with New Light Installation

October 21, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen A new exterior lighting installation that brings life to Boston City Hall’s architectural exterior was unveiled this past Thursday, October 13 during the year’s final Beer Garden on the Bricks event on City Hall Plaza. The permanent fixture highlights and enhances the building’s original design and increases public safety on the...
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