Archive for May, 2017

Grace Connor and Little G Bring Smiles and Support for Pediatric Research to Dana-Farber

May 26, 2017
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Last July the Boston Sun reported on a small local ice-cream business Little G, run by South End resident and high school student Grace Connor. Since then, Connor has extended her business to include national distribution of Little G online and at Whole Foods in southern New England and other grocers. But, Connor is...
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Silver Line Bus Rapid Transit Starts Pilot Program Through June 6

May 26, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Barr Foundation and several partners, including the MBTA and MassDOT, will be embarking on a new pilot program through June 6 that will hopefully speed up the SL4 and SL5 lines through all-door boarding. The pilot will be in effect from Dudley Square to downtown on the Silver Line Bus...
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Police Briefs 05-25-2017

May 26, 2017
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BACKBAY – KENMORE/FENWAY – SOUTH END POLICE LOG May 15 Investigate Person  – 141 Massachusetts Ave Assault – Aggravated  – 600 Harrison Ave Investigate Property  – 1313 Washington St Vandalism  – 250 Commonwealth Ave Viol. of Restraining Order W No Arrest  – 95 Hammond St Larceny Theft From Building  – 277 Huntington Ave Assault...
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Elephants and Creams

May 26, 2017
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By Phineas J. Stone Maybe I’m the only one left, but I find it very disheartening, and more than a little depressing, to see that the Barnum & Bailey Circus has folded up its bigtop tent. Never again will the elephants, clowns and Ringmaster make their grant entrance into the Hub for a week...
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Memorial Day

May 26, 2017
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The calendar tells us that the Memorial Day weekend is upon is, although with the exception of a few days this spring, the cool and wet weather has not been a harbinger of warmth and sunshine. But for Americans of all ages, the holiday weekend, despite the temperature reading, symbolizes the start of the...
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Citystrong SoWa Workout

May 19, 2017
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Citystrong SoWa Workout

ABC’s The Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe helped to lead a blockbuster workout with CitySTRONG at the SoWa Power Station in the South End on Saturday, May 13. The former Bachelorette star, who is also a DJ and rapper, helped lead hundreds in a workout with her fiancée, Shawn Booth, and celebrity trainer Erin Oprea.
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South End Baseball Opening Day

May 19, 2017
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South End Baseball Opening Day

PLAY BALL! Hazel Hauck plays catch with her dad at South End Baseball Opening Day on Saturday, May 13, after the march down Tremont St to Peters Park.
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Duffy Being Duffy: Life-Long Southender Honored by Ellis for 50 Years of Membership

May 19, 2017
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Duffy Being Duffy: Life-Long Southender Honored by Ellis for 50 Years of Membership

By Seth Daniel Pedigrees are very important status symbols in the downtown neighborhoods, and people often measure their investment in the community based on how many years they’ve been around. A person with 10 years under their belt gets some credence in any discussion, but one who moved to the South End 30 years...
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Wine Riot Owners Offer their Vision of Success to Abutters

May 19, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen New owners of the South End’s Wine Riot that will soon become Wine Gallery at 519 Tremont Street hope to take the store in a new direction beyond just selling high-end wines. Their latest plans include selling top-tier coffee in the morning hours and incorporating chocolate, cheese and other grab and...
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Residents Demand More Slow Streets for Boston Neighborhoods

May 19, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen A packed Boston City Council Chamber ensued during the budget hearing for the Department of Boston Transportation (BTD) the evening of Wednesday, May 10. In the crowd, residents of Boston sported bicycle t-shirts and some still wore their bike helmets after attending a memorial for Rich Archer, a 29-year-old courier who...
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