Archive for January, 2018

What Would Martin Luther King say About Trump?

January 20, 2018
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How ironic it is that President Donald Trump added even further to his ever-growing list of racist comments this past week as Americans were readying to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day, which has added significance this year as this April will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King in a...
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MFS Pro-Am Doubles Championship

January 11, 2018
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MFS Pro-Am Doubles Championship

Club member Bill Keravuori(of the South End) and Pro Raj Nanda (of Australia, receive their trophy from University Club Pro Doubles Committee member Tom Poor during the annual MFS Pro-Am Doubles Championship at the University Club in the Back Bay last Sunday, Jan. 7. The annual tournament attracted players from nearby and far away.
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Annual Three Kings Celebration At IBA Center for the Arts

January 11, 2018
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Annual Three Kings Celebration At IBA Center for the Arts

Roxanna Myhrum from Puppet Showplace Theatre in Brookline and her Three Wise Puppets entertained the crowd at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts in the South End on Monday, Jan. 8, for the annual Three Kings Celebration. The evening included puppets and a visit from the real Three Wise Men as well.
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Winthrop Square Tower Height Lowered

January 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen In a lengthy Draft Project Impact Report released on Jan. 2, the developers behind the Winthrop Square Tower outlined their latest plans for redeveloping the abandoned parking garage at 115 Winthrop Square, including a new design, less height and possibly more economic benefits for the city. One of the most notable...
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Developers Behind Haddon Hall Switch Gears, Pursuing Residences Instead of Club

January 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Hexagon Properties announced on Friday, Jan. 5, and made it official on Jan. 9 at the Zoning Board of Appeals hearing that they would no longer be pursuing a private club at 29 Commonwealth Ave. The team will soon be presenting plans for luxury residences at the location and will also...
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District 4 Sees 7 Percent Drop in Part One Crime in ‘17

January 11, 2018
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By Dan Murphy District 4 saw a 7-percent drop in violent and property crime in 2017 from the previous year. According to Boston Police, 3,627 incidents of Part One crime were reported between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017, in the district, which includes the Back Bay, South End, Lower Roxbury and the Fenway,...
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The Day After: Snow Removal Efforts Lag for Residents in Wake of Storm

January 11, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Residents in the South End unanimously are giving high fives to the City for its efforts to plow during the height of last Thursday’s 14-inch snowstorm, but they’re giving the thumbs down for the efforts afterward. In comments to a person and at the South End Forum on Tuesday, residents have...
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Back Bay Resident to Run 50 Miles for Charity on MLK Day

January 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Back Bay resident Kevin Koncilja will brave the cold winter temperatures to run a 50-mile ultramarathon, followed by a party at Tracksmith Trackhouse on Newbury Street, to raise funds and awareness for the Martin Richard Foundation. The 50-mile loop will be five 10-mile loops around...
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South End Landmark District Commission Update

January 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen The South End Landmark District Commission held a public hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Although the agenda was light, a few key things were passed and or continued to the following month. A prior story outlined the decision of the South End Library Park.   Bicycle Racks Galore The South End...
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Longtime Southender Passes on Dec 17; Services Jan 13

January 11, 2018
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Before computers entered into the photography world, longtime Southender Stephen Grohe was producing amazing photographic images that appeared to be manipulated by computers – but were only a result of his remarkable technical skill with a film camera. Stephen Foster Grohe, born May 10, 1935, to Marion Foster Grohe and Herman Grohe, died peacefully...
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