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SOWA MARKET ANNOUNCES THEME PARTIES Boston’s largest outdoor market is in full swing, with the SoWa Open Market now bringing 100+ artisans, 50+ local farmers and food makers, a dozen iconic food trucks, craft beers, live music, and good vibes…

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OFFICER JORGE DIAS REASSIGNED Officer Jorge Dias, long-time South End community service officer and patrol officer, was reassigned from the D-4 beat last week, with his last day at the old station house coming on Friday, May 12. The South…

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CITYSTRONG TO SOWA THIS WEEKEND The Bachelorette’s favorite couple, Shawn Booth and Kaitlyn Bristowe, are teaming up with celebrity trainer Erin Oprea to bring CitySTRONG to the SoWa Open Market on Saturday, May 13 at 11 a.m. at the SoWa…

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INJECTION SITE IN SOUTH END? The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) caused a stir this week when its membership voted to endorse supervised drug consumption areas, also known as safe injection sites, for the state. While nothing has been decided, and…

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SOWA MARKET BEGINS APRIL 29 With the mission to build community and support local small businesses, the award-winning SoWa Open Market will kick off its 14th season on Saturday, April 29, at 10 a.m. and expand its weekly celebration of…

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DISTRICT 2 CAMPAIGN TRAIL Candidate Mike Kelley has been visiting the various neighborhood associations as he meets people in and about District 2. This Tuesday, April 18, he appeared at the Old Dover Neighborhood Association to discuss his candidacy. Reminiscing…

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SOUTH END BUSINESS BREAKFAST Several neighborhood partners and the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) will host a South End Business Breakfast on Monday, April 24, at 10 a.m. in the Gaslight Brasserie du Coin, 560 Harrison Ave. The event…

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AMPLIFICATION In a recent story in the Sun, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) heralded the increasingly female workforce at the agency. Many of the decision makers, it was noted, are now female. However, some readers were ready to…

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COUNCIL PASSES NOMINATION PAPERS The Boston City Council this past Wednesday, March 22, voted to pass Mayor Martin Walsh’s home-rule petition to amend the rules around nomination papers. This home-rule petition, if passed by the state, would allow registered voters…

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TIME TO HAVE SOME FUN…AND TALK ‘Get Tapped’ will take place on Tuesday, March 28, from 6-10 p.m. at Banyan Bar + Refuge, 553 Tremont St. Tickets are $15 and that includes two drink tickets from kegs of Pabst, featured…