Archive for July, 2018

Braintree Native Creates Gilded Age,Concrete Furniture to Spark Conversation about Access to Space

July 13, 2018
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From a very young age, Liz Glynn knew she wanted to be an artist. The daughter of an architect and an engineer, Glynn grew up in Braintree and studied at Harvard University before earning her MFA at California Institute of the Arts in 2008. Glynn said she likes to think about understanding the world...
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Police Briefs 07-12-2018

July 13, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Carry a big stick On Sunday, July 1, at around 7:38 a.m., police responded to a radio call to investigate a person in Public Alley #438 after receiving information that a male suspect had threatened a victim with a stick. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, a janitor at 425...
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Cleaning Blood from the Brownstone

July 13, 2018
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It’s pretty tough watching all of the violence that has been unleashed by various ne’er-do-wells in our city over the past few months – particularly over the July 4 holiday and into this week. There are too many guns and bullets, but to speak freely, there are too many nutsos out there. People who...
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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 13, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s...
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Make the Most of Summer

July 13, 2018
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My father who lived an extraordinary life, used to say, “When you look back on your life, you realize that all you really have is a lot of memories.” What brings these words to mind is the realization that the long, hot summer is upon us. With school out and the excitement of the...
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Frog Pond Opening

July 7, 2018
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Frog Pond Opening

It was a scorcher last Friday afternoon (and pretty much every day afterward), but little Sara Lakin of the South End and her caregiver, Joan Menzie Brown, had the right way to cool off – at the season’s opening of the Frog Pond on Boston Common. Hundreds of children flocked to the Frog Pond...
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New Interest in Alexandra Hotel Percolates through Neighborhood

July 7, 2018
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A Boston development company apparently has expressed an interest in developing the Hotel Alexandra on Washington Street in the South End, preserving its historic nature and developing it without any additional properties attached. JB Ventures (Eric Colavito) and TLC Development, both of Boston, have apparently approached the Landmarks Commission and City officials together about...
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Councilor Wu Holds Hearing on Resident Permit-Parking

July 7, 2018
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City Councilor Michelle Wu held a hearing regarding the resident permit-parking program in the city on June 28. On the panel were transportation experts from the city as well as members of organizations who have advocated for and researched better ways of managing parking in the city. This hearing was the beginning of the...
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Boston Landmarks Orchestra 2018 Season Begins July 11

July 7, 2018
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The Boston Landmarks Orchestra is gearing up for their 2018 season of free concerts at the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. On July 11, the the first ever “Season Tune-Up”  will be held at the Hatch Shell one week before the concerts begin. Landmarks Orchestra conductor and music...
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Cirque du Soleil Brings Color and Imagination to the Community

July 7, 2018
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A surreal setting where you are immersed in Mexico’s many vivid landscapes, a running woman who is half monarch, a live band, and a giant treadmill where hoop divers spring through the air effortlessly. These are a few of the many unforgettable scenes that you will become a part of when you are an...
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