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Eateries Around the City are Participating in Dine Out Boston

March 10, 2017
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A total of 34 eateries from the Back Bay, Fenway, Kenmore and South neighborhoods are participating in this year’s Dine Out Boston sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) in partnership with American Express. This is the 16th year of Dine Out Boston and many Boston restaurants are providing diners an...
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BPDA Board Approves Major South End Projects

March 10, 2017
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) Board approved two major projects in the South End at its meeting on Thursday, March 2. The BPDA board approved the Harrison Albany Block to revitalize vacant South End buildings to yield cultural, office space and housing. This will create 65 affordable units and a $13 million...
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The Lucas’ Selling Well, Hoping for New City Park Next Door

March 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Not only is David Goldman the developer of ‘The Lucas’ at the old Trinity Church on Shawmut Avenue, but he liked the product so much that he bought into it. Goldman, a resident of the South End since the 1970s, of New Boston Ventures, said his latest South End project constructed...
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Methadone Clinics at Odds Over Efforts to Relieve Stresses on Area

March 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Mayor Martin Walsh made comments last week in a radio piece on WBUR that he was frustrated with the lack of effort by Methadone Clinics in the Worcester Square and Newmarket area, it came as a bit of a surprise to some of those clinics – who said this week...
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LexRx,Exclusive Med Spa Opens on Newbury Street

March 10, 2017
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By Marianne Salza There are plenty of med-spas in Boston that offer an array of services from Botox and fillers to laser treatments and body contouring; but friends, Alexa Nicholls Costa and Alexandra L. Rogers aspired to go further and become specialists. The 28-year-old entrepreneurs founded LexRx, an exclusive boutique that focuses on non-invasive...
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Police Briefs 03-09-2017

March 10, 2017
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BACK BAY-KENMORE/FENWAY – SOUTH END POLICE LOG Feb. 27 525 Tremont St. – Assault – Aggravated; Other Offense 343 Newbury St. – Property – Lost 939 Boylston St. – Warrant Arrest 96 West Springfield St. – Threats to Do Bodily Harm 497 Boylston St. – Property – Stolen, Then Recovered 38 Lawrence St. –...
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Cash Only, and a Rubber Band for Good Measure

March 10, 2017
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There are a lot of people who still carry around cash. A good majority of folks, especially the fast movers in our neighborhoods, rely only on the electronic world to make purchases. Having a few dollars in the pocket is a rarity for these folks. Everything is by credit, debit or the PayPal thing....
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Massachusetts is No 1

March 10, 2017
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Last week’s cover story in U.S. News & World Report that ranks Massachusetts as the overall top state in the nation comes as no surprise to those of us who have worked and lived in the Commonwealth for most of our lives. Although we will be the first to concede that there are many...
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CSTO Celebrate Chinese New Year and Black History Month

March 3, 2017
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CSTO Celebrate Chinese New Year and Black History Month

Adam Cheung shows off his martial art skills during the Castle Square Tenants Organization (CSTO) 8th Annual Chinese New Year and Black History Month combined celebration last Friday, Feb. 24, at the Benjamin Franklin Institute.
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Five People are Vying for District 2 City Council Seat

March 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen This past February, Boston City Councilor Bill Linehan a life-long resident of South Boston announced that he will not seek a sixth term for District 2. By creating a rare open seat on the Council, this might spark a generational shift in leadership in some of the City’s most rapidly evolving...
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