Archive for April, 2017

Huntington Theater’s Spotlight Spectacular

April 29, 2017
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Huntington Theater’s Spotlight Spectacular

Huntington Theater actress Aimee Doherty welcomes everyone to the event at the Huntington Theater Company’s Spotlight Spectacular gala at the Cyclorama on Monday, April 24, to raise money for education and community initiatives. As part of the night, the Huntington honored Mayor Martin Walsh and Tony Award winning artist Billy Porter.
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Darker Days Ahead for the Common

April 29, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston City Council passed the Home Rule Petition for a Special Law “An Act Protecting Sunlight and Promoting Economic Development in the City of Boston” in a new draft with a 10 – 3 vote, at the hearing held on Wednesday, April 26. In opposition were City Council President Michelle...
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Spark Boston Welcomes New Director Amy Mahler

April 29, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Spark Boston, which acts as the voice of young adults here in Boston selected Amy Mahler as director to push it forward, activate more young people to join in the conversation and get more people involved in this particularly political tremulous time. Spark Boston works to open up new lines of...
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One Dalton Residence Said to Have Set New Condo Sale Record this Month; Private Residence Goes for $40 Million

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Several sources are reporting that a new condo record has been set at the 61-story Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences at One Dalton in the Back Bay – breaking the old record set last summer by nearly $5 million. The exclusive sales agent on the property is Campion & Company,...
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News Briefs

April 29, 2017
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SOWA MARKET BEGINS APRIL 29 With the mission to build community and support local small businesses, the award-winning SoWa Open Market will kick off its 14th season on Saturday, April 29, at 10 a.m. and expand its weekly celebration of more than 150 of the region’s best makers to every Saturday and Sunday through...
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Washington Gateway Brings Small Business, Services Together to Strengthen District

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Kandace Cummings was looking for resources to update her salon, Anita Kurl, on Washington Street, she didn’t know where to turn. She needed a website. She needed a new logo, and the outside of the the storefront needed some updates. After banging her head against the wall for some time,...
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Fenway CDC Celebrates Acquisition of Burbank Gardens at 44th Annual Meeting

April 29, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen There was a lot of excitement in the air at the Fenway Community Development Corporation (Fenway CDC) 44th annual meeting this past Thursday, April 13, with the recent news of the acquisition of Burbank Gardens Apartments. This is the first property in over a decade that Fenway CDC has been able...
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Police Briefs 04-27-2017

April 29, 2017
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BACK BAY – SOUTH END – KENMORE/FENWAY  POLICE LOG April 17 490 Commonwealth Ave. – Assault – Simple 16 East Brookline St. – Verbal Dispute 26 Rutland St. – Trespassing 24 Yawkey Way – Vandalism 700 Boylston St. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 197 West Newton St. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 57 Worcester St. –...
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The Fire That No One Talks About… For Very Long, At Least

April 29, 2017
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By Phineas J. Stone Few really are paying much attention, but this city has been on fire over the past few weeks. The chaos in some of the city’s neighborhoods is at an absolute tipping point. There have been about 10 shootings since last Friday, three dead by my count – most young people....
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Letter to the Editor

April 29, 2017
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The Challenges of Newbury Street Dear Editor, In response to Ms. Treffeisen’s article in the April 20th edition of the Boston Sun, I would like to offer the following: As one of the major Landlords on Newbury we, and more importantly, our retailers, certainly face challenges in doing business on Newbury Street.  Many of...
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