Archive for April, 2018

Marlboro Market Has New Ownership after 45 Years

April 6, 2018
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Known for always having the basic essentials from beer to subs, this corner store located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Marlborough Street is about to enter a new chapter in its long life in the neighborhood. Established in 1939, Marlboro Market has been serving the needs of the Back Bay for close...
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Santiago Will Challenge for State Representative in 9th Suffolk

April 6, 2018
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For the South End’s Dr. Jon Santiago, the path from Peace Corps activist to Army Reserve captain to Emergency Room doctor, and now, to candidate for state representative makes perfect sense. All four are about doing whatever he can to help others, he said. This week, Santiago – the former vice chair of the...
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MGCC Celebrates the Success of The Urban Hound

April 6, 2018
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A local institution for the dogs in the South End, The Urban Hound, a premier boutique dog hotel, daycare, training facility and spa, celebrated its most recent success after years of setbacks. The pet hotel is a woman-owned small business that provides services from boarding to grooming to at-home care for Boston’s residential neighborhoods....
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News Briefs

April 6, 2018
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CPA PILOT PROGRAM Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston’s Community Preservation Committee (CPC) announced Friday, March 30 the release of applications for a spring pilot program for CPA funding. The application calls for CPA supposed projects to begin construction by Fall 2018, bringing new investments in housing, parks and open space and preservation of historic...
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Repeat Offender Gets 30+ Years on Second Conviction in Claremont Park

April 6, 2018
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A repeat rapist has been sentenced to up to 35 years in prison after a jury convicted him of sexually assaulting a woman less than a year after his release from prison on a similar conviction. Prosecutors recommended that the man, who has been charged with violently raping three women in 10 years, get...
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Emerald Necklace Conservancy Celebrates 20th Anniversary

April 6, 2018
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The Emerald Necklace Conservancy has a lot in store as they cerebrate their 20th anniversary this year. At the 2018 annual meeting on Thursday, March 22, at the Landmark Center, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy President Karen Mauney-Brodek announced some big plans for the upcoming year including better outreach, updating the visitor center and new...
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Eately Aims to Open Outdoor Patio, Seeks Single-Day Entertainment Licenses

April 6, 2018
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Besides planning to open an outdoor, seasonal patio, Eately Boston at the Prudential Center is seeking four, single-day entertainment licenses from the city as part of the ongoing “Takeover Boylston Street” initiative. Nicholas Zozula, the applicant’s attorney, told members of Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay Licensing and Building Use Committee at the Lenox...
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Green and White Ball Dazzles at Four Seasons

April 6, 2018
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With a new home and a new look, Boston’s most anticipated springtime gala, the Friends of the Public Garden’s Green and White Ball, will bloom at a new venue later this month at Four Seasons Hotel Boston. The event’s new partners, Marc Hall Design, Frost Productions and PEAK Event Services, have helped create a...
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City Council Aims to Increase Voter Access

April 6, 2018
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In an effort to increase voter participation and take away barriers to get to the polls, the Boston City Council is considering implementing simple steps at a minimal cost to make it easier for residents to participate in voting. City Councilor Josh Zakim voters’ access proposal was heard by the Boston City Council’s Committee...
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Friends of the Public Garden Seeks New Members

April 6, 2018
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April is Membership Month for the Friends of the Public Garden, the nonprofit organization that has worked in partnership with the City for 48 years to preserve and enhance three historic parks in the heart of the city – the Boston Common, the Public Garden, and the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.  “Our members make our...
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