Archive for May, 2018

Raffles Hotels & Residences to Open New Location in the Back Bay

May 11, 2018
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A new luxury hotel and residences is slated to replace the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center at 40 Trinity Place (430 Stuart St.) in the Back Bay. What is now a red brick building, will soon play home to a modern 33-story boutique hotel and residences. Raffles Hotels & Resorts, part of AccorHotels,...
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Blue Bikes Unveils New Design, Announces Free Ride Day on May 18

May 11, 2018
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Residents will get their first look today at the new Blue Bikes about to hit the streets of Boston, Cambridge, Brookline and Somerville, as part of the Metro Boston public bike share system’s new partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (“Blue Cross”). The six-year agreement will build on the success of the...
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Award-Winning Chef Matt Morello Creating Elite Edibles for Revolutionary Clinics

May 11, 2018
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He spent his entire professional career working in the country’s best restaurants and crafting innovative tastes in his own bistros. Now, Chef Matt Morello is bringing his culinary skills to Revolutionary Clinics, making unique, cannabis-infused edibles. Revolutionary Clinics is a state-of-the-art medical marijuana company with a dispensary at 67 Broadway in Somerville and two...
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New Meaning to #MeToo Movement

May 11, 2018
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On Jan. 28, at around 9 p.m., police were called to the scene at Slade’s Bar & Grill located at 958 Tremont St. for a fight that broke out in front of the event space involving over 10 people. When police arrived, it appeared that a group of about 12 to 15 woman were...
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Police Briefs 05-10-2018

May 11, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Getting an earful On Thursday, May 10, at about 8:34 a.m., police responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress at the corner of Berkeley and Newbury streets. While en route, officers were advised by dispatch that the suspect had possible entered the Arlington Street MBTA station at Boylston...
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Bishops Urge Support for Increase in Minimum Wage

May 11, 2018
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Handel + Haydn Society Ball

May 4, 2018
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Handel + Haydn Society Ball

Concert Master Aisslinn Nosky during Handel and Haydn Society Ball in the Back Bay’s Fairmont Copley Plaza on Saturday, April 28. The Society Ball honored Deborah Borda, president/CEO of the New York Philharmonic.
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Blackstone Fundraiser

May 4, 2018
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Blackstone Fundraiser

Honoree Caroline Foscato speaking during Blackstone Community Center fundraiser last Thursday, April 25, at Stella Restaurant. Foscato was honored for her dedication to the Center.
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Yawkey Way Gets Critical Vote to Change Its Name Back to Jersey Street

May 4, 2018
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The iconic Yawkey Way will no longer bear the name of former Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey after the Boston Public Improvements Commission (PIC) voted unanimously to change the street name back to Jersey Street, on Thursday, April 26. The decision came after an out-pouring of residents clashed on whether or not the City...
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Pathways to Freedom Brightens up Boston Common Monument

May 4, 2018
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Surrounding the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in the Boston Common, brightly colored disks stand out amongst the parks background, enticing passersby to stop, take pictures and wonder what they represent. “Pathways to Freedom” is a public art installation that reflects, 1,800 conversations about freedom, and immigration in the Greater Boston area. Incorporating 44 audio...
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