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MOHR & MCPHERSON CLOSING IN SOWA Signs went up last week that the anchor Mohr & McPherson Furniture showroom and store in the SoWa Art and Design District is closing its doors forever. This week, a note went up on…

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SYMPHONY STATION The MBTA will hold a public meeting to discuss the Symphony Station accessibility project on Thursday, Aug. 24. The meeting will take place at Symphony Plaza East, 334 Mass Ave., at 6:30 p.m. BPL CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD…

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FILMING FOR AMY SCHUMER MOVIE ON AUG. 7 Union Park Neighborhood Association reports that a production company will be in Boston capturing scenes for a new feature film starring Amy Schumer. On August 7, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.,…

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POLICE BEGIN COORDINATED PATROLS The Boston Police announced this week at the South End Forum’s Opiate Working Group that a coordinated patrol effort is underway in the Mass/Cass and surrounding South End areas – an effort that includes arrests when…

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STATE OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES NEW SILVER LINE BUSES The full fleet of 44 Silver Line buses that run through the South End were replaced earlier this spring, and state transportation officials made the grand announcement of the new vehicles on Tuesday…

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BOSTON CITY LIGHTS PRO-DANCE CAMP Acclaimed Boston-based dancer Carl Alleyne – an alum of City Lights – will be holding a free Pro-Dance Camp at City Lights on Washington Street next week. Director Duggan Hill said the camp is free…

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FESTIVAL BETANCES ANNOUNCES LINEUP The annual Festival Betances at IBA’s Villa Victoria development in the South End has another great lineup for the two-day event in the South End – beginning on Saturday, July 15, at 1 p.m. with a…

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WHOLE FOODS TO AMAZON The announcement last Friday of the sale of Whole Foods to Amazon.com for $13.7 billion has shocked more than a few people, and piqued the curiosity of a number of those interested in business and consumer…

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HARRISON ALBANY BLOCK CONSTRUCTION Construction is expected to start July 1 for the Harrison Albany Block redevelopment in the South End. Right now a completion of a Construction Management Plan and its approval by the City of Boston is in…

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CANDIDATE NIGHTS FOR COUNCIL Jon Santiago, the Ward 4 Democratic chair, reported that the Committee will hold two candidate nights for City Council. The District 7 race, which has numerous candidate running, will have the candidate night on June 27,…