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Eight Streets Cracking Down on Graffiti, Water to Watson

April 20, 2018
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The Eight Streets Neighborhood Association met on Tuesday, April 10, with an eye on cracking down on graffiti in the neighborhood. Eight Streets President Michael Almond and member Gail Suyemoto led the group on a discussion about graffiti and how to best handle it. Suyemoto explained that many members have been working with Officer...
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Pierce Boston Sales in Fenway Moving Briskly as Project Continues

April 20, 2018
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As the Pierce Boston tower presides in a new way over the Fenway, sales within the residential project also continue to grow. The project was completed and opened on March 1. Some of the first sales of condos hit the public record in the last few weeks, with 21 sales appearing recently and fetching...
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Neighborhood Disappointed by Ink Underground’s Surprise Beer Garden

April 13, 2018
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What was exciting news for many who see great potential at the new Ink Underground park below the Expressway was a disappointing surprise for many in the Old Dover neighborhood – who apparently had no idea a licensed, outdoor beer garden would be coming to their neighborhood this summer. National Development and Castle Island...
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‘The Other Tradition’ Documentary Examines Racial Relationships from a Different Perspective

April 13, 2018
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For Dr. William ‘Smitty’ Smith and Southender Rekha Purwaha, race amity in today’s climate is an idea whose time has come, and a very close examination of that time will debut at 9 p.m. tonight, April 12, on WGBH – when the documentary ‘An American Story:  Race Amity and the Other Tradition’ debuts to...
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After 103 Years, Morse Fish to Close in the Next Few Months

April 13, 2018
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A ‘For Lease’ sign has been placed in the window of the Morse Fish Co. on Washington Street in the South End, and owners inside indicated that the long-time seafood market and restaurant will be closing in the next few months. The building is owned by the Blacker Family Trust, as it has been...
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Tremont Street staples close, making way for Japanese concept Art

April 7, 2018
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The last Tremont Taco Tuesday has digested. After nearly 20 years on the corner of Tremont and West Brookline, Chef/owner Andy Husbands has closed up his neighborhood-friendly and fun restaurant duo of Tremont 647 and Sister Sorel to focus on a BBQ concept, while making way for a Japanese brasserie purportedly brought by chef...
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Jamaica Plain State Representative Backs Shattuck Plan to Move

April 6, 2018
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After state health officials announced the idea of moving the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital from Jamaica Plain to the South End a few weeks ago, this week Jamaica Plain State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez – the chair of the powerful House Ways & Means Committee – has said he supports the move and the upcoming planning...
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Santiago Will Challenge for State Representative in 9th Suffolk

April 6, 2018
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For the South End’s Dr. Jon Santiago, the path from Peace Corps activist to Army Reserve captain to Emergency Room doctor, and now, to candidate for state representative makes perfect sense. All four are about doing whatever he can to help others, he said. This week, Santiago – the former vice chair of the...
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South End Pioneer,Personality Carl Lizio Passes

March 30, 2018
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There were few things that Carl Lizio couldn’t tackle – whether woodworking, redeveloping old buildings in the South End, or simply being a caring human being. In his life, family, friends and neighbors said he did it all, but his notable life came to an end on March 25 when the Union Park resident...
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Major Cathedral Project in Full Swing During Easter Season, to Debut Next Easter

March 30, 2018
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Sitting in his office in the lower hall of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross this week, Father Kevin O’Leary is a flurry of activity – opening mail, taking calls from Cardinal Sean O’Malley, confirming Holy Week arrangements and – on top of all that – managing a $25 million restoration project at the...
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