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Old Dover Re-Affiliates with New York Streets Area, New Association on Hiatus

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel What was once a disappointing split between the Old Dover Neighborhood Association and the New York Streets area has now become a marriage renegotiated. Old Dover President Ken Smith and New York Streets Neighborhood Association (NYSNA) board member Jefferson Macklin appeared before a crowded meeting on Tuesday night, Jan. 16, and...
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Rabbit Proofing the Kelleher Rose Garden

January 20, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Hidden behind a lush green yew hedge, the James P. Kelleher Rose Garden is Boston’s very own secret garden. During the warm summer months the garden blooms with over a thousand roses, making it a destination not only for Bostonians and from visitors from across the world. But one cute and...
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GTI Properties Seeks Residential Building for Harrison Ave Block

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel GTI Properties President Mario Nicosia unveiled initial plans to the Old Dover Neighborhood Association on Tuesday night, Jan. 16, for a new, 70-foot residential building in what is now a parking lot next to the Cinquecento Restaurant building – a new building that would fill in the gap in the existing...
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New Book Highlights Historic South End

January 20, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen On a rare warm, rainy night in January, members of the community packed into the South End Historical Society at 532 Massachusetts Avenue to hear Lauren Prescott, the executive director talk about her newly released book, “Boston’s South End.” Visitors sat in awe as they listened to Prescott outline her research...
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Harrison Ave Units Ready for Lease

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel One of the largest residential projects in the City is about to come online in the South End’s New York Streets area, with the UDR company opening a leasing office and preparing to open up the first units this spring. Taking up an entire city block with the 585-unit mixed use...
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South End Addresses Have Deep Ties to MLK

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel On Massachusetts Avenue sits a building nearly falling down after years of neglect, but on the eve of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, it’s a building where MLK and his wife, Coretta, likely spent their first times together. With that in mind, the South End Historical Society and neighbors in...
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Police Briefs 01-18-2018

January 20, 2018
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D-4 Police News RIP AND RUN On Monday, Jan. 8, at about 5:52 a.m., police responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress at Dunkin’ Donuts at 1138 Washington St. Upon arrival, officer spoke to the cashier, who said a male suspect had lunged over the counter and removed cash from the...
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The Art of Being Boston Sneaky

January 20, 2018
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By Phineas J. Stone Boston is notorious for low-level scams, putting on the hustle and general dirty tricks. In fact, a native might be so adept that you may not even know you’ve been scammed until you’re five miles on the other side of the Mystic/Tobin. Around here, it’s good to be a sneak....
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What Would Martin Luther King say About Trump?

January 20, 2018
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How ironic it is that President Donald Trump added even further to his ever-growing list of racist comments this past week as Americans were readying to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day, which has added significance this year as this April will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King in a...
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MFS Pro-Am Doubles Championship

January 11, 2018
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MFS Pro-Am Doubles Championship

Club member Bill Keravuori(of the South End) and Pro Raj Nanda (of Australia, receive their trophy from University Club Pro Doubles Committee member Tom Poor during the annual MFS Pro-Am Doubles Championship at the University Club in the Back Bay last Sunday, Jan. 7. The annual tournament attracted players from nearby and far away.
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