Archive for November, 2016

Union United Methodist Church Hands Out Turkey Dinners

November 24, 2016
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Union United Methodist Church Hands Out Turkey Dinners

People lined up outside the Union United Methodist Church as early as 7 a.m. on Tuesday to receive turkey dinners given out by the church’s food pantry. Students and teachers from the Dana Hall School in Wellesley delivered a large load of Thanksgiving turkeys and trimmings at 12:30 p.m. The food was organized and...
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Boston Shines Fall Clean Up

November 24, 2016
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Boston Shines Fall Clean Up

Will Kerner of the South End gets busy scooping leaves with his family in Franklin Square on Saturday, Nov. 19, as part of a group from the Kingsley Montessori School. Friends, families and neighbors all over the South End came together to give a little shine to the neighborhood as part of the fall...
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Bike Courier Industry Transitions to Compete in Modern Times

November 24, 2016
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Bike Courier Industry Transitions to Compete in Modern Times

By Beth Treffeisen For two years bike courier Mike Oakhem, 33, from Quincy, has been zig-zagging throughout Boston’s downtown streets to hand off various goods from piping hot pizza to architecture design rolls, offering Boston residents and companies one of the quickest forms of delivery. To him, taking on this job is more than...
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Heliport Fears Seem to Have Subsided for South End Locations

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Helicopters are nobody’s friend, unless one is being flown for emergency medical care, and it looks like those unwelcome friends won’t be landing in or near the South End. Minus medical emergencies, the sound of hovering copters and corporate executive heli’s lifting off from a commercial helipad are no enhancement to...
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Hamersley Speaks on the ‘Beast’ That Is Thanksgiving Turkey and Closing His Restaurant

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Popular writer and former restaurateur Gordon Hamersley made a name for himself in the South End with a Red Sox cap always on his head and a wonderful recipe for chicken. This week, however, he talked turkey. In his first talk since he and his wife, Fiona, closed their destination eatery...
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Neighbors,Foley’s Hash Out Differences on Late Night Closings

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel There’s something about the South End whereby, despite all its niceties and tight-knit alliances, those from outside the neighborhood feel the need to relieve themselves on the stoops and stairs of South End homes. That, among other things, was an issue debated for about 45 minutes during the Old Dover Neighborhood...
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SoWa Boston Goes Big on Small Business Saturday

November 24, 2016
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America’s favorite shopping season is fast approaching, and while it’s easy to be swayed by department stores’ crazy discounts and once-a-year sales, it’s most important to support local shops and small businesses. In honor of “Small Business Saturday,” on Saturday, November 26th, 2016 many of the small businesses that make up SoWa Boston, the...
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Ellis Neighborhood Association Happy With Sidewalk Repairs,Looks for More Lighting

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Berkeley Street is no doubt a major gateway into the Back Bay and downtown areas these days, with thriving businesses and tourists trekking on foot, but the infrastructure has not kept up with the times, and many members of the community are waging a campaign of improvement. The Ellis South End...
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A One-Woman Show:Jill Donahue Has Built A Successful Public Relations Agency on Newbury Street

November 24, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Jill Donahue took over a decade to get to the field of public relations but her clients are sure glad she got there. “I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do, but I always liked the wellness industry,” recalled Donahue, principal of JD Consulting on Newbury Street. “Who doesn’t love...
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Taking Precautions to Keep Your Family Pet Safe During the Holidays

November 24, 2016
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The turkey’s in the oven and guests are on the way — the last thing you need now is an emergency trip to the veterinary hospital. Unfortunately, the holiday season tends to be a busy time at BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospitals, according to Dr. Beth Davidow, medical director and board-certified specialist in critical care...
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