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Traffic and Parking Advisories Posted for this Weekend

April 14, 2017
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The Boston Marathon and the City of Boston’s Patriot’s Day Parade will be held on Monday, April 17.  The BAA 5K, Invitational Mile, and the Kids Relay Races will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017.  These events will result in street closures and parking restrictions in Boston’s Back Bay and North End neighborhoods...
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Wentworth Institute of Technology Proposes New Multipurpose Academic Building

April 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen A new academic building will soon grace the Wentworth Institute of Technology’s quad, bringing modern academic space for the school’s existing student body and enhancements to the campus experience with the new “state-of-the-art” building. The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) met with the Wentworth Institute Of Technology Institutional Master Plan...
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Miniluxe Won’t Paint Old Emilio’s Woodwork White

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The owner of the MiniLuxe Nail Salon, announced to the Eight Streets Neighborhood Association on Tuesday night, April 11, that he is preparing to open a location on Tremont Street in June at the old Emilio’s Pizza store, . Owner Chris Mastrangelo, a former long time Union Park resident who now...
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Marathon Daffodils Return this Weekend

April 14, 2017
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Marathon Daffodils is pleased to announce that for the fourth year, they will be displaying thousands of daffodils in businesses along Boylston Street, Boston’s busy Marathon Finish Line area for the 2016 BAA Boston Marathon, as well as Back Bay Streets, and Charles Street. Marathon Daffodils is an annual program founded in 2014 by...
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Police Briefs 04-13-2017

April 14, 2017
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BACK BAY- KENMORE- FENWAY- SOUTH END POLICE LOG April 3 100 Brookline Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 655 Boylston St. – Property – Lost 1301 Boylston St. – Investigate Person 780 Tremont St. – Evading Fare 145 Ipswich St. – Drugs – Sick Assist – Other Harmful Drug 521 Columbus Ave. – Verbal Dispute...
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When the Late Night Dash to the Store Goes Wrong, Appeal to Common Sense

April 14, 2017
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By Phineas J. Stone Few things are more common from household to household and neighborhood to neighborhood in Boston than the night-time run to the corner store or to the local pharmacy. I know this because I’ve done my share of 9 p.m. runs to CVS, or the 9:50 p.m. scurry to the corner...
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Spring Has Sprung….

April 14, 2017
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Although our winter season was a mild one, both in terms of cold and snow, giving us hopes for an early arrival of spring, our optimism proved illusory thanks to a near record-setting chilly and wet month of March that extended into the first week of April. The awful March weather curtailed outdoor activities,...
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Happy Easter

April 14, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin the observance of the holiest days of their religion upon which the foundation of their faith is based. However, no matter what religious beliefs one...
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Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest...
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Anime Boston 2017 at Hynes Convention Center

April 7, 2017
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Anime Boston 2017 at Hynes Convention Center

Okay Miss Shortcake, we know what you’re up to. Julie Bagley, aka Strawberry Shortcake, gets inspected by Convention Center security Jessica Edward before being allowed to enter the the center last Saturday morning. The weekend long festival, March 31 – April 2, brought hundreds of people clad in cosplay to the Back Bay.
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