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Citystrong SoWa Workout

May 19, 2017
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Citystrong SoWa Workout

ABC’s The Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe helped to lead a blockbuster workout with CitySTRONG at the SoWa Power Station in the South End on Saturday, May 13. The former Bachelorette star, who is also a DJ and rapper, helped lead hundreds in a workout with her fiancée, Shawn Booth, and celebrity trainer Erin Oprea.
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South End Baseball Opening Day

May 19, 2017
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South End Baseball Opening Day

PLAY BALL! Hazel Hauck plays catch with her dad at South End Baseball Opening Day on Saturday, May 13, after the march down Tremont St to Peters Park.
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Duffy Being Duffy: Life-Long Southender Honored by Ellis for 50 Years of Membership

May 19, 2017
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Duffy Being Duffy: Life-Long Southender Honored by Ellis for 50 Years of Membership

By Seth Daniel Pedigrees are very important status symbols in the downtown neighborhoods, and people often measure their investment in the community based on how many years they’ve been around. A person with 10 years under their belt gets some credence in any discussion, but one who moved to the South End 30 years...
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Wine Riot Owners Offer their Vision of Success to Abutters

May 19, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen New owners of the South End’s Wine Riot that will soon become Wine Gallery at 519 Tremont Street hope to take the store in a new direction beyond just selling high-end wines. Their latest plans include selling top-tier coffee in the morning hours and incorporating chocolate, cheese and other grab and...
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Residents Demand More Slow Streets for Boston Neighborhoods

May 19, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen A packed Boston City Council Chamber ensued during the budget hearing for the Department of Boston Transportation (BTD) the evening of Wednesday, May 10. In the crowd, residents of Boston sported bicycle t-shirts and some still wore their bike helmets after attending a memorial for Rich Archer, a 29-year-old courier who...
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South End Stroll Hosted by the South End Business Community

May 19, 2017
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By Camryn Daniel and Seth Daniel It was a very beautiful night with a little breeze in the South End on Friday, May 12, and the South End business community hosted its first stroll of the year, sponsored by Washington Gateway Main Street. It was a thing for the whole family, Pets too! Shops...
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Parks Department Summer Guide Are Now Online

May 19, 2017
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Looking for some outdoor fun this summer in City of Boston parks?  Simply go to the City of Boston website where you can view the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s full schedule of free summer events under the Spotlight section at www.boston.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation#spotlight. Concerts, movies, watercolor painting workshops, and a wide range of children’s activities...
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Candidate Flynn Says He Supported OutVets in Southie Parade Squabble

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel District 2 Candidate Ed Flynn appeared at the Old Dover Neighborhood Association meeting on Tuesday, and amidst a lively discussion on topics from the opiate crisis to Long Island Bridge, he showcased his position on the controversy surrounding the gay veterans group barred from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South...
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Blackstone/Franklin Vote Proposal to Shift Residential Spaces to Shawmut Avenue

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In a very mathematical proposal, the Blackstone/Franklin Neighborhood Association voted unanimously on Tuesday night for a proposal that would create metered visitor parking on Washington Street and shift new residential spaces to un-signed areas of Shawmut Avenue, among other changes. The proposal is not a new venture, as it has been...
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Gardeners Prepare for this Year’s South End Garden Tour

May 19, 2017
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This June 17, discover the secret nooks and crannies of the South End as residents open their doors and unlock their fences for this year’s South End Garden Tour. The tour is centered on gardens and green spaces in and around the Eight Streets, Union Park, Old Dover, and SoWa neighborhoods.  It will feature...
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