Archive for February, 2017

Obituaries 02-16-2017

February 17, 2017
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Jeffrey Hull Abstract painter, professor, and heart transplant survivor who devoted his life to art, the creative process, and his family Jeffrey S. Hull passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer at his Boston home on February 6.  He was 65 years old. The beloved son of the late Lucille (Cate) and...
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Seba’s “Warm in the Winter” Event

February 10, 2017
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Seba’s “Warm in the Winter” Event

Monica, Lisa “Light” Christ and Teresa Glass (L-F), Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, shown during their performance at the South End Business Alliance’s Warm in the Winter event hosted at the Cyclorama on Saturday, Feb. 4.
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Years in the Making:South Bay Harbor Trail Project Set in Motion

February 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen A pedestrian and bike trail that will connect Boston’s neighborhoods to its waterfront through a three and a half mile route is one step closer to completion after securing funding to construct part of the trail. Once completed, the trail will go through Roxbury, the South End, to the Fort Port...
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After Controversy, Mural’s History in the Neighborhood to Be Preserved with New Artist Call

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The wall along the tennis courts at Peters Park in the South End is a simple, 10-foot wall, but one that carries a tremendous amount of importance for the neighborhood’s longer term residents who saw some of the hardest times in the 1980s and 1990s along the Shawmut Street and Washington...
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Railings in the South End Reflect Diversity of the Neighborhood

February 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The South End is known for a variety of reasons, including the historic brick brownstone row houses, parks and variety of great restaurants. But one detail that many may bypass are the railings that, if one looks close enough, reflect the diversity of those who live and once lived in the...
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IAG Determines Mitigation Funds for Harrison Albany Block Buildings

February 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Impact Advisory Group (IAG) met this Wednesday, January 25, at a meeting held by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) to determine where the $350,000 in mitigation funds will be allocated from the Harrison Albany Block developments. The majority of the funds, $200,000, will go towards the Friends of...
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WSANA Looks to Address Street Issues with Uniform Good Neighbor Policies

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In the latest in the neighborhood battle to curb the prevalence of homelessness and addiction in the Worcester Square area, a small interest group within the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) has begun trying to use good neighbor policies. Robert George, who has been researching the idea and the issue...
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Ellis’s Progressive Dinner Shakes off the Winter Blues, Boosts Local Restaurants

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In Boston restaurant circles, outside of Valentine’s Day, February can be a hard month to make ends meet and keep plates moving. In fact, the week just before Valentine’s Day can be the dreariest of the year, and especially early in the week when no one is going out in order...
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Bay Village Architectural Commission Holds Advisory Review for 212 Stuart Street

February 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen In a packed room in the back corner of Boston City Hall, residents piled in to see a presentation from the architects behind the newly proposed building slated for 212 Stuart St. during the Bay Village Architectural Commission hearing this past Tuesday, January 10. Located at 212 – 222 Stuart St.,...
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MassDot Outlines Plans for Mass Ave Bridge Replacement

February 10, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Before a group of neighbors at the Harvard Club of Boston on Monday, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) officials outlined plans for the $7 million replacement of the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge over Commonwealth Avenue. “The point of the project is to replace a structurally deficient bridge that is crumbling,” said Jim...
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