Archive for June, 2018

Annual UPNA Summer Social

June 21, 2018
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Annual UPNA Summer Social

HELLO SUMMER! Union Park Neighborhood Association (UPNA) members wave as they enjoy their summer social last Thursday, June 14. The event was co-hosted by UPNA and Ameriprise Financial Services in South End on the patio.
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Kingsley Sixth-Grade Graduation

June 21, 2018
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Kingsley Sixth-Grade Graduation

Dorothy Elizabeth Russell and Ceva Gabrielle Stanley embrace and remember some great memories from elementary school during the Kingsley Montessori School graduation on Thursday, June 13, in the Back Bay Events Center. Graduates were encouraged by Kingsley alum Max Aboko-Cole, who is now a student at American University.
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Over $8 Million Set For 35 CPA Projects

June 21, 2018
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Mayor Marty Walsh and the Community Preservation Committee recommended 35 projects that total $8,035,055 as part of the spring pilot round for the Community Preservation Act. The 35 chosen applicants were invited to testify at a Community Preservation Committee hearing on Monday, June 18. The appropriation order was unanimously approved at a city council...
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Pets Empower Looks to Prevent Barriers for Help in Recovery and Homelessness

June 21, 2018
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Ten years ago, one might have come across Jordan Ross on the streets of the South End  or the Back Bay – holding a sign reading he was homeless and needed help. At his side was his trusty and loyal black Labrador Retriever, Jazz. As great as Jazz was, Ross said his dog soon...
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Twenty-Fifth Annual South End Garden Tour a Huge Success

June 21, 2018
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On June 16, people came from near and far to see a variety of peaceful escapes from bustling city life at the 25th annual South End Garden Tour. The self-guided tour had 23 different stops comprised of both public and private gardens and green spaces connected by Dartmouth St, Columbus Ave, Rutland Square, and...
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News Briefs

June 21, 2018
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BARANOWSKI TO EXHIBIT AT CAMBRIDGE TRUST Cambridge Trust announced that its Boston South End office located at 565 Tremont St. will showcase “Water Works,” a collection of oil/cold encaustic paintings by Boston resident and fine artist Walter Baranowski, as part of its ongoing commitment to support and celebrate the cultural and economic importance of...
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Bay Village Gets Motor Mart Update and New Church Street Proposal

June 21, 2018
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Developer Boston Global Investors came back to the community Monday night with an update regarding the Motor Mart garage project. John Hynes, CEO and managing partner of Boston Global Investors, said at a Bay Village Neighborhood Association meeting that they received comments and feedback from the abutters of the garage, the Bay Village Neighborhood...
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Fenway Porchfest Brings Afternoon of Free Music to Neighborhood

June 21, 2018
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The inaugural Fenway Porchfest brought an afternoon of free music to 25 diverse, outdoor stages throughout the neighborhood on Saturday. Made possible through an unprecedented partnership between three nonprofits – Fenway Civic Association, the Fenway Alliance and the Fenway CDC (Community Development Corporation) – the event included 70 musicians performing hip-hop, folk, rock and...
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Robert Kordenbrock Named Executive Director of Fenway Community Center

June 21, 2018
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Robert Kordenbrock has been hired as the new Executive Director of the Fenway Community Center. Kordenbrock has lived in Fenway with his wife for seven years, and he says his background is two-fold. He spent six years in youth development roles at places like Citizen Schools, a non-profit that works with low-income kids to...
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Boston Arts Academy Demolition Process to Begin at the End of August

June 21, 2018
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The Boston Public Facilities Department held a meeting on June 19 to update the public on the status of the new Boston Arts Academy facility. Jim McQueen, project ,anager for the city of Boston, told attendees that the purpose of the meeting was to inform the public about where they are with the design...
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