Archive for May, 2018

Kenmore Square Post Office to Move with No Replacement in Mind

May 25, 2018
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Tucked behind Kenmore Square at 11 Deerfield Street, the large central post office and distribution center is looking for a new location after their lease expires this November. So far, no new location has been found to replace this well-used location. The centrally located post office currently serves Boston University students, nearby businesses and...
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Neighborhood Coffee Hour at Titus Sparrow Park

May 25, 2018
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Residents of the South End and around the city lined up to speak to Mayor Martin Walsh during his Neighborhood Coffee Hour at Titus Sparrow Park Tuesday, May 1. The sunny weather drove residents out to speak to their elected officials about problems they are having in their neighborhood. Neighborhood Coffee Hours give residents...
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Winthrop Square Tower Moves Forward with Key Approval

May 25, 2018
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After two years of review and numerous public meetings and hearings, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) gave their final nod of approval to allow the 115 Winthrop Square Tower to move forward. The tower will replace a City-owned garage with a mixed-used tower containing more than 1.6 millions square feet of residential,...
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Police Briefs 05-24-2018

May 25, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Bag man On Monday, May 14, at about 2:25 a.m., police responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress at Dartmouth and Stuart streets. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, who said an unknown male suspect grabbed her bag before grabbing her friend’s bag, at which time the suspect...
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Time to Start Diggin’ the Clams Again

May 25, 2018
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There are a select few in Boston who have had the experience of diggin’ clams out in the mudflats of Boston Harbor – with their little shovels, picks and buckets, they bring home a treat starting about this time of year that is purely Boston. I love clams in the spring and in the...
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Memorial Day Is a Time for Reflection

May 25, 2018
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The Memorial Day weekend is upon us, a three-day weekend that for most Americans marks the start of the summer season. Many will celebrate appropriately with barbecues and outdoor activities with family and friends. However, amidst our festivities, we should not forget that Memorial Day is America’s most solemn national holiday, marking our nation’s...
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NABB Spring Wine Tasting

May 17, 2018
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NABB Spring Wine Tasting

The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB) held a seasonal wine tasting event last Thursday, May 10, at Pucker Gallery – where participants visited with neighbors, sipped wine and viewed the art in the gallery. The  NABB Spring Wine Tasting Committee were: Emily Gallup, Andy Friedland (selected venue with Charlotte), Charlotte DeWitt, Jim...
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Duckling Day on the Common

May 17, 2018
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Duckling Day on the Common

Jonathan Krygowski (4) in police uniform and leading a pack of ducklings as in the children’s book, “Make Way for Ducklings,” by Robert McCloskey, during the annual Duckling Day Parade in the Boston Public Garden on Sunday, May 13. Scores of residents and members of Friends of the Public Gardens attended the beloved annual...
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Boylston Markers Project Gets Approvals from City Agencies

May 17, 2018
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Two sites along Boylston Street were forever changed when two bombs went off near the finish line in April 2013, changing those families connected to those lost and also the Greater Boston community. To mark that horrific event artist Eduardo Stantec worked closely with the families most affected by the bombings to come up...
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Fenway Victory Gardens Get Funding to Build a New Butterfly Garden

May 17, 2018
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More butterflies will soon be fluttering throughout the Fenway Victory Gardens after a new butterfly garden is installed later this year. Elizabeth Bertolozzi, president of the Fenway Garden Society has been scavenging and raising caterpillars within her own garden for years while providing educational sessions both in the Fenway Victory Gardens and throughout the...
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