Archive for April, 2017

Happy Easter

April 14, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin the observance of the holiest days of their religion upon which the foundation of their faith is based. However, no matter what religious beliefs one...
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Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest...
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

April 11, 2017
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City Councilor Sal LaMattina will not seek reelection

After a stellar 30-year career with the City of Boston, eleven of which was spent as the District 1 City Councilor, Sal LaMattinatold the East Boston Times Tuesday that he will not seek re-election during the municipal election in September.  “It’s time,” said LaMattina. “It’s time to give someone else a shot who has...
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Anime Boston 2017 at Hynes Convention Center

April 7, 2017
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Anime Boston 2017 at Hynes Convention Center

Okay Miss Shortcake, we know what you’re up to. Julie Bagley, aka Strawberry Shortcake, gets inspected by Convention Center security Jessica Edward before being allowed to enter the the center last Saturday morning. The weekend long festival, March 31 – April 2, brought hundreds of people clad in cosplay to the Back Bay.
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Fenway Park Opens for the Season

April 7, 2017
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Fenway Park Opens for the Season

By Beth Treffeisen Days before the Red Sox opening game, snow and freezing rain where still falling from Boston’s skyline, but the sun eventually broke through to welcome back the green monster and fans to Fenway Park. On April 3, the Red Sox opened their season by defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 5...
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Kelley Announces for District 2 Council Seat

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Long-time Southender and current Bay Village resident Mike Kelley drew a packed house at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts in his kick-off Thursday night, March 30, for the vacated District 2 City Council seat. With children running through the hall, Salsa music playing and adults of every age gathered...
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Talks Begin for Where Mitigation Funds Will Go for Harrison Ave Dev

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The mitigation funds for the proposed project at 370 – 380 Harrison Avenue in the South End was up for debate at last week’s Impact Advisory Group (IAG) meeting. With only three out of the nine IAG members in attendance, the committee decided it was best to not make a decision...
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News Briefs

April 7, 2017
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AMPLIFICATION In a recent story in the Sun, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) heralded the increasingly female workforce at the agency. Many of the decision makers, it was noted, are now female. However, some readers were ready to point out that women have held positions of consequence at the BPDA in the...
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Sweetgreen Celebrates New Toro Bowl at the Ink Block

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen To celebrate the start of spring, the healthy fast-casual restaurant Sweetgreen has collaborated with Boston’s well-known chef Ken Oringer, to create a limited-time only bowl called the Toro. The bowl debuted this past April 4, during a party at the Sweetgreen located in the Ink Block in the South End. Even...
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Boston Athenaeum to Showcase Local Contemporary Artists in Spring Exhibition, Opening April 6

April 7, 2017
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New England on Paper: Contemporary Art in the Boston Athenæum’s Prints & Photographs Collection Reflects Artistic Interpretations of New England’s Built and Natural Environment Boston, MA—April 4, 2017—The Boston Athenæum announced today that its spring exhibition will be New England on Paper: Contemporary Art in the Boston Athenæum’s Prints & Photographs Collection. The exhibition,...
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