Archive for May, 2017

New Restaurant in Girard Development to Get Neighborhood Review on 2 A.M. Closing License

May 12, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A vote from the Boston Licensing Board has been postponed for one of the newest entrants in the South End dining scene so two prominent neighborhood associations can review the license – which includes a 2 a.m. closure. Southern Proper is looking to open up in the two-floor commercial space in...
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Police Briefs 05-11-2017

May 12, 2017
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Back Bay – Fenway/Kenmore – South End Police Log May 1 Ipswich/Van Ness streets – Vandalism 118 Warren Ave. – Larceny All 55 Traveler St. – Burglary – Other – Force; Possession of Burglarious Tools; Stolen Property – Buying/Receiving/Possessing House of Blues – Assault Simple – Battery 800 Boylston St. – Assault Simple –...
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A Mish-Mash of All Things Boston

May 12, 2017
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By Phineas J. Stone It’s not too often we think of the ground under our feet, or for that matter, on the side of the street gutters, but this is the kind of stuff that really impresses out-of-towners. As Bostonians, it blends into the landscape. Who really cares what our curbs are made of?...
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Letter to the Editor

May 12, 2017
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Newbury Street League celebrating 45 years Dear Editor: This year, the Newbury Street League will celebrate its 45th Anniversary!  Our Mission is to Beautify & Maintain Newbury Street and to market and promote our member businesses. Our very unique and charming Newbury Street is what draws locals as well as visitors from around the world to...
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The Case for Safe Injection Facilities is in Fighting Addiction

May 12, 2017
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By State Sen. William Brownsberger Recently, the Massachusetts Medical Society endorsed the creation of safe injection facilities for people with opiate substance use disorders. I am the sponsor of a bill to create a framework for legal operation of these facilities. The bill is a conversation starter — it needs a lot of refinement...
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NAAB Holds 50th Alley Rally

May 5, 2017
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NAAB Holds 50th Alley Rally

Back Bay residents Paula Neckyfarow and Deborah Branting help clean up Public Alley 415 during the 50th annual Alley Rally, sponsored by the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB), on Saturday, April 29 . The Alley Rally was coordinated with the City’s Love Your Block citywide clean up efforts. Love Your Block cleanups...
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SOWA Opens for the Season

May 5, 2017
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SOWA Opens for the Season

Little Lilou Petrucci of the South End gets creative with the Hula Hoop at the outset of the opening day of the SoWa Market on Saturday, April 29, on Harrison Avenue. It was the first time the Market has been open for its expanded Saturday hours, and crowds packed into the district for a...
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Florals and Fresh Paint

May 5, 2017
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Florals and Fresh Paint

Aleisha Harris works on her bouquet at the Copley Society of Art’s “Florals and Fresh Paint” event with Winston Flowers at the Four Season’s Hotel on Monday, May 1. The fun event was in promotion of the ‘Fresh Paint’ Bid 2 Benefit show at the 158 Newbury St. gallery, which opens on Thursday, May...
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Boston Licensing Commission Grants Owners of Famed Icon Nightclub a Second Chance

May 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Paga Inc., that oversees a number of the nightclubs in the Theatre District, has been struggling to ware off underage drinking violations for years. At Venu Nightclub, one of five clubs owned by Paga Inc., there are five violations for underage drinking dating back to 2013 that have been issued by...
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Exchange South End Developers Have Enjoyed the Ride, Feel Positive Energy

May 5, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It’s fair to say The Abbey Group’s Bill Keravuori knew almost everyone in the neighborhood already, being a long time Southender. However, after a whirlwind tour in the last 60 days of nearly every neighborhood association, group and institution to debut ideas for the Exchange South End project (former Boston Flower...
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