Archive for March, 2017

The Woman Who Stunned the Publishing World from Her Back Bay Store a Century Ago

March 17, 2017
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By Kenneth Alton Clark The first woman in America to own and manage a book publishing company got her start in Back Bay. On an early spring day in 1892, a ruffled executive at the old Shepard-Norwell firm, which occupied the block between Winter Street and Temple Place, stared in disbelief at the young...
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Police Briefs 03-16-2017

March 17, 2017
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BACK BAY – KENMORE/FENWAY – SOUTH END POLICE LOG March 6 273 East Berkeley St. – Missing Person – Located 154 Berkeley St. – Investigate Property 106 West Concord St. – Threats to Do Bodily Harm 5 Greenwich St. – Verbal Dispute 15 San Juan St. – Harassment 430 Columbus Ave. – Animal Control...
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A Quinzani Roll with My Crab Rangoon

March 17, 2017
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Now that it’s official the Quinzani’s Bakery site in the South End will become high-end residences, it’s time to wax poetic about their rolls and their Italian bread – the loaves with the garlic butter already inside. The City recently approved a major project to replace the old bakery and a bean sprout company....
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Let It Snow, Let It Snow — Not

March 17, 2017
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Even though we have had a mild winter, the major snowstorm this week was not welcome! By mid-March, we are ready for winter’s bleakness to depart and for spring to arrive. Yes, we know that March comes in like a lion. As lifelong New Englanders, we are ready for anything that Mother Nature may...
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Happy St Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2017
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St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that brings a smile to everyone’s face — a day when everyone is Irish for a day. St. Patrick’s Day actually is a significant one in American history, marking the date in 1776 on which the British armed forces evacuated Boston (hence the official nomenclature, Evacuation...
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Cathedral Girls defeat Fenway

March 16, 2017
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Cathedral Girls defeat Fenway

Cathedral defeated Fenway 84-34 at the M.I.A.A division 4 state semifinal in Woburn on Wednesday night. Photos by Joseph Prezioso.    
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‘Fuse’ at Abigail Ogilvy Gallery

March 10, 2017
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‘Fuse’ at Abigail Ogilvy Gallery

Gallery owner Abigail Ogilvy and David Hollely discuss the ‘Fuse’ wallpaper installation at the Abigail Ogilvy Gallery in the SoWa Art and Design District on Weds., March 1. The private event brought artists and designers together from across the city to network and inspire one another.The ‘Fuse’ installation, by Cassandra C. Jones, is on...
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Neighborhood Hotspot:Frenchie Opens Doors to the South End

March 10, 2017
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by Beth Treffeisen Tucked into the crossing of Tremont Street and Clarendon Street in the South End, a new French wine bar, called Frenchie, has brightened up the space, creating a welcoming new gathering place for the neighborhood. Walking in, guests are greeted with a wall length wine bar, open kitchen, white walls, marble...
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BMC Receives Major Gift for Research and Addiction Medicine

March 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel City and Boston Medical Center (BMC) staff were enthusiastic on Monday morning, March 6, when a $25 million gift was announced publicly that will establish the BMC Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine – with officials dreaming of scenarios whereby the research at the Center could some day develop a medication that...
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Icon Nightclub Continues to Struggle with Community Support with Outstanding Violations

March 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Icon Nightclub, known from hosting President Obama to the best D.J. in the world, has been hit with five outstanding violations for underage drinking. One of the owners, Shahrokh Reza, of Pasha Entertainment known for hosting hip and vibrant parties, in their many establishments attended the Bay Village Neighborhood (BVNA) planning...
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