Archive for March, 2018

We Made Great Strides, but There’s Still Work to Do: Celebrating Women’s History Month in Boston

March 23, 2018
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It’s important to pause and celebrate the women who impact us every day. Those we interact with on a daily basis, and those women who came before us that have made positive changes in the workplace and our world. Making sure all women and girls have equal opportunity is not only an important issue...
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Tremont 647 Hosts Cooking Matters Fundraiser

March 16, 2018
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Tremont 647 Hosts Cooking Matters Fundraiser

That’s a lot of cooks in the kitchen! It was an all-star cast of cooks at the 21st annual Cooking Matters fundraiser to benefit No Kid Hungry at Tremont 647 in the South End on Monday, March 12. Seen here in the kitchen are Chef Jason Santos (Citrus & Salt), Chef Chris Coombs (Boston...
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Snow Doubt About It: Winter 2018 Isn’t Done with US Yet

March 16, 2018
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Snow Doubt About It: Winter 2018 Isn’t Done with US Yet

A passerby walks two dogs in front of The Syrian Grocery Importing Co., on Shawmut Avenue in South End during the Nor’easter that hit on Tuesday. Between 15 and 18 inches of snow fell on the neighborhoods, shutting down school on Tuesday and Wednesday – and bringing the city to a standstill all day...
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Park Plaza Urban Renewal Zone May Be the First to Go

March 16, 2018
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Known for being home to Emerson College, the Four Season Hotel, the Chinatown Trade Building and a vibrant theatre culture, the Park Plaza Urban Renewal area has been turned around over the past decade into a vibrant downtown area of Boston. This Urban Renewal Area might be the first zone that the city will...
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Police Body Camera Seen as Initial Success for Officers, Public

March 16, 2018
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In preliminary data unveiled at a Council hearing on Monday, March 12, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said the Boston Police body-worn camera pilot has been a success to date. “The preliminary results are for the most part all positive,” he said. “I haven’t heard one complaint from the officers who are wearing them....
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Working Group to Examine Public and Private Sewer Lines in the City of Boston

March 16, 2018
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Across some of the neighborhoods in Boston, private alleys that abut commercial and residential properties have sewer lines and infrastructure with some dating back to the mid-1800s. When needed maintenance is required, the cost of repairs is put on the owners who have to pool the money together from the abutting neighbors, and not...
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Kenmore Square Hotels

March 16, 2018
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Mark Kenmore, LLC and Buckminster Annex jointly filed their Letter of Intent to the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) on Monday, March 12. Together, they are proposing to redevelop their respective properties located directly across Beacon Street from one another, at 560-574 Commonwealth Ave., and 645, 651 and 655-665 Beacon St. in the...
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News Briefs

March 16, 2018
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‘JAZZ ALONG THE CHARLES’ On a single fall afternoon, 25 jazz ensembles will gather at a series of connected, walkable locations along the Charles River Esplanade, interpreting the same curated list of Boston-related tunes in one collective free concert that celebrates the great jazz community in Boston today. “Jazz Along the Charles: A Walkable...
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Stop Child Predators Seeks Removal of Commercial Investors in Short-Term Rentals

March 16, 2018
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Stop Child Predators, a nonprofit organization that combats the sexual exploitation of children and represents and protects victims national wide is asking Boston City Councilors to help strengthen Mayor Martin Walsh’s short-term rental ordinance by removing provisions that allow for commercial investors. The non-profit organization believes the short-term ordinance is a strong first step...
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A Guide to St Patrick’s Day:Bostonian Carol Beggy Shares Her Advice

March 16, 2018
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With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, Carol Beggy, a former Boston Globe staffer and author of many books including “Irish Boston,” has shared her insight with The Boston Sun on how to best celebrate the holiday. But, Beggy warned – be careful this year because the holiday also happens to fall on a...
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