Archive for May, 2018

Show ‘Em Whatcha Got Mass Memories Road Show: Hip-Hop Edition Coming to BPL

May 17, 2018
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In an effort to document the lost art form of hip-hop in Massachusetts, an online archive is attempting to grow its collection with the community’s help. An event presented by a collaboration between the Boston Public Library and UMass Boston, is inviting artists, producers, DJs, and fans from the 1970s to today, to share...
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Zakim Bridge Architect Explores Its Link to Eiffel Tower

May 17, 2018
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While 3,435 miles and the Atlantic Ocean stand between Paris and Boston, the two cities share a common bond in that each are defined by an iconic, architectural landmark as Beacon Hill architect Miguel Rosales will discuss in his upcoming lecture,  “The Eiffel Tower and the Zakim Bridge: Landmarks of Structural Art,” at the...
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Fenway Victory Gardens to Get Two Security Cameras

May 17, 2018
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With summer right around the corner, Elizabeth Bertolozzi, president of the Fenway Garden Society, has been gearing up for an exciting season outside and in the Fenway Victory Gardens. But one thing she has noticed is a larger presence of police enforcement and services within the gardens, helping those in need and stopping unwanted...
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Police Briefs 05-17-2018

May 17, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Off balance On Monday, May 7, at about 2:30 p.m., police responded to a radio call for reported threats at the New Balance store at 582 Boylston St. Upon arrival, officers spoke to a store associate, who said on April 30 at around 6 p.m., three male suspects and a female...
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Help End Distracted Driving

May 17, 2018
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Glancing at that new text message on your phone. Scrolling through satellite radio stations to find the right song. Adjusting your GPS to find a new route.  Any of these activities momentarily takes your attention away from driving – you are a distracted driver. Every year, there are thousands of crashes caused by distracted...
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SoWa Opens for the 2018 Season

May 11, 2018
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SoWa Opens for the 2018 Season

Princess Bulanadi, Julian Tremblay and Kristina Deta Merced at the ‘Welcome to SoWa sign. SoWa Market kicked off its 2018 season on May 6 in South End, and featured 175 local artists, farmers, specialty food vendors, and food trucks.
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South End Baseball Opening Day

May 11, 2018
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South End Baseball Opening Day

Jim Corsi – a former pro pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, Houston Astros, Florida Marlins, Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles – thowing out a first pitch at South End Youth Baseball Opening Day. The South End league kicked off its season on Saturday, May 5, with a parade through the neighborhood and a...
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Fresh Paint Fundraising Gala

May 11, 2018
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Fresh Paint Fundraising Gala

Executive Director of the Copley Society Of Art Suzan Redgate and former host of TV show ‘Greater Boston’ Emily Rooney pose near a painting by Lori Mehta titled “Cranberry Red.” Rooney likes the painting by this emerging artist during the Society’s Fresh Paint Gala on Thursday, May 3. The gala was the end to...
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Commission to Remove Landwave Sculptures

May 11, 2018
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The blue-and-green tiled waves alongside Peter’s Park in the South End will be no more. After years of strife between community members of the South End and the Boston Arts Commission, the board voted 4-3 to remove the two Landwave sculptures in Peter’s Park at hearing on Tuesday, May 8. “Deaccessioning a work of...
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Walsh says More Work Needed to Sell Quincy on Long Island Benefits

May 11, 2018
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The fight was inevitable, and now it’s on. The clash between Quincy and Boston has heated up this week now that serious steps have been taken to move forward on rebuilding the Long Island Bridge, a bridge that would unlock access to a planned world-class recovery campus on the Island and make major headway...
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