Archive for March, 2018

Junior League of Boston

March 30, 2018
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Junior League of Boston

Bridget Johnson, Junior League of Boston member, adjusts some Pink Floyd roses in her flower arrangement during Tuesday’s Junior League of Boston flower arranging night with Alice’s Table of the Back Bay. The event attracted numerous members of the Junior League to their Newbury Street headquarters for a fun, flowery night.
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March for Our Lives Storms Through Boston

March 30, 2018
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March for Our Lives Storms Through Boston

In response to the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida this past Feb. 14, students from around the nation gathered in a demonstration on Saturday, March 24, coined March for Our Lives. Students are speaking out to urge their elected leaders to tighten the laws on gun regulations, banning the...
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South End Pioneer,Personality Carl Lizio Passes

March 30, 2018
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There were few things that Carl Lizio couldn’t tackle – whether woodworking, redeveloping old buildings in the South End, or simply being a caring human being. In his life, family, friends and neighbors said he did it all, but his notable life came to an end on March 25 when the Union Park resident...
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City Councilor Pleads the State Again to Grant Boston More Liquor Licenses

March 30, 2018
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At-large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley has filed a Home Rule Petition to ask the state legislature to give Boston the ability to issue 153 new liquor licenses, for mostly the outer neighborhoods, Main Street districts, and large new malls. The petition was filed with the Boston City Council on Monday, March 19, and brought...
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Major Cathedral Project in Full Swing During Easter Season, to Debut Next Easter

March 30, 2018
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Sitting in his office in the lower hall of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross this week, Father Kevin O’Leary is a flurry of activity – opening mail, taking calls from Cardinal Sean O’Malley, confirming Holy Week arrangements and – on top of all that – managing a $25 million restoration project at the...
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News Briefs

March 30, 2018
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JOHN HANCOCK IS COMING BACK John Hancock insurance company announced this past Tuesday that they are moving back to the Back Bay. According to the Boston Globe, they will relocate more than 1,000 employees from its headquarters in the Seaport District to two properties it owns in the Back Bay, including the longtime Hancock...
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Quentin Palfrey, Candidate for Lt Governor, Guest Speaker at Local Committees

March 30, 2018
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Quentin Palfrey, a former Obama White House official and non-profit leader running for lieutenant governor, spoke at meetings held by the Boston Ward 4 and Ward 5 Democratic Committees on Tuesday in the Back Bay and South End. Palfrey, a longtime Democratic activist, announced his candidacy in September and has topped the Democratic field of lieutenant...
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SoWa Open Market Launches Craft Beer Barn on May 6

March 30, 2018
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The SoWa Open Market will kick off its 15th season with the launch of a new beer hall and taproom, housed in the iconic SoWa Power Station every Sunday, May 6 – Oct. 28. In partnership with Craft Collective, the SoWa Beer Barn will showcase a curated selection of local brewers such as Aeronaut Brewing, Fiddlehead Brewing, and...
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National Development Pitches New Co-Living Building at Ink Block

March 30, 2018
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Officials from National Development appeared at the Old Dover Neighborhood Association meeting on Tuesday, March 20, to pitch their last and most-innovative residential building for the Ink Block section of the neighborhood. Ted Tye of National Development said they are preparing to file the project with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) for...
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Fenway Porchfest Set for June 16

March 30, 2018
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Fenway Porchfest will bring live music to around 30 outdoor stages throughout the neighborhood on Saturday, June 16, from noon to 4 p.m. Made possible through an unprecedented partnership between three nonprofits – Fenway Civic Association, the Fenway Alliance and the Fenway CDC (Community Development Corporation) – the event will showcase performers from the...
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