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That Lucky T-Shirt Needs a Wash…Or Maybe Not

May 4, 2018
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There’s a strange mental issue with sports fans that we here in Boston take to a new level. Traditions in our public sports accommodations are known far and wide. You have the seventh-inning ‘Sweet Caroline’ tradition at Fenway, and the Patriots ‘This is Our House’ chant that makes opposing fanbases hate us, and the...
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Imagine Boston

May 4, 2018
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Every spring, the City of Boston releases our Imagine Boston Capital Plan for the next five years. It outlines where our city’s budget will be focused, our longer-term plans, and our priorities. Essentially, the capital plan details what initiatives and projects in your neighborhood and across the City that we’ll be investing in to...
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24th Greek Independence Parade

April 28, 2018
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24th Greek Independence Parade

George Papadopulous from Reading and John Nicolopoulos from Lowell,a “young” 70-year-old grandpa of five.
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CSANA Spring Soiree

April 28, 2018
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CSANA Spring Soiree

Mezza Soprano Colleen Palmer sings an abolitionist song last Sunday, April 22, during the Spring Soiree of the Chester Square Area Neighborhood Association (CSANA). Palmer and host Roberto Poli performed songs that were likely performed in the homes during the 19th century.
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SoWa Open Market to Kick-Off 15th Season

April 28, 2018
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The SoWa Open Market kicks off its 15th season on May 6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. every Sunday, May-October. The market will feature 100-plus local makers, 50-plus farms and specialty food vendors, 10 of Boston’s favorite food trucks, the SoWa Vintage Market, and the new SoWa Beer Barn. Throughout the season, visitors can look forward to a variety of...
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Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Update

April 28, 2018
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2018 Construction Shutdown Scheduled for July 26 – Aug. 11 Significant Impacts to Comm Ave, I-90, and the MBTA MassDOT has announced the 2018 construction shutdown window for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project. Between Thursday, July 26, and Saturday, Aug. 11, there will be significant service impacts to all modes of transportation along Commonwealth Avenue in the Boston University/Saint Paul...
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Fenway Civic Association Hold First Quarterly Meeting

April 28, 2018
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Sam Chambers, the city’s public information officer and LGBTQ contact, was on hand Monday night at The Coop at the Landmark Center.for the Fenway Civic Association’s first quarterly meeting of 2018. Chambers discussed City Hall to Go, which he described as a “traveling, mini-City Hall” which provides services remotely to Boston residents. He was...
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Mayor Walsh Signs Zakim’s Ordinance to Increase Access to Voting

April 28, 2018
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On Monday, April 23, Mayor Martin Walsh joined City Councilor Josh Zakim and city officials to sign an ordinance increasing access to voter registration. The new legislation aims to provide more opportunities for residents to submit voter registration forms when routinely interacting with City departments and agencies such as the Boston Public Library, the...
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Violinist Robyn Bollinger to Perform Biber to Berio at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

April 28, 2018
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On May 3 at 7 p.m., versatile young violinist Robyn Bollinger, a member of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Grammy-nominated resident chamber orchestra A Far Cry, performs a daring solo concert in the Museum’s Calderwood Hall. In addition to her work with A Far Cry, Bollinger is a popular figure on the chamber music...
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Community Hones Vision for Charlesgate

April 28, 2018
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As the public meeting wound down on a chilly Monday evening after over two hours of presentations and open discussion, hearty applause – two rounds, in fact – the mood reflected the heartfelt community sentiment regrading the ongoing effort to improve the Charlesgate – an area designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and listed on...
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