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Shadow Change Before Council:Would Affect Winthrop Sq and Copley Sq

April 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Mayor Martin Walsh has filed at the Council meeting on April 12, a long anticipated Home Rule Petition with Boston City Council called, “Petition for a Special Law Re: An Act Protecting Sunlight and Promoting Economic Development in the City of Boston,” that would change the 25-year-old State laws that governs...
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Exchange South End Talking to Jacobson’s, will Host Open House On Site

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Members of the Abbey Group told the New York Streets Neighborhood Association (NYSNA) that they have been talking with the owners of the property next to the Boston Flower Exchange – site of the potential Exchange South End development – about further development. The Abbey Group also announced at the NYSNA...
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BVNA Votes in Favor of Proposed Stuart Street Tower

April 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen After a long, arduous debate among Bay Village residents, the Neighborhood Association voted to not oppose the proposed 19-story tower slated for 212 Stuart Street. In a Bay Village Neighborhood Association (BVNA) general meeting that took place this past Monday, members of the organization took to the ballot box to vote...
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Work and Play Mix Well for BMC’s Sarge the Healing Dog, One of 15 Dogs Highlighted Nationwide

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There are dogs that are great pets, and then there are dogs that go above and beyond. ‘Sarge’ at Boston Medical Center (BMC) in the South End is one of those dogs who knows how to make things better for the patients of Dr. Georgia Montouris, who treats patients with brain...
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Traffic and Parking Advisories Posted for this Weekend

April 14, 2017
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The Boston Marathon and the City of Boston’s Patriot’s Day Parade will be held on Monday, April 17.  The BAA 5K, Invitational Mile, and the Kids Relay Races will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017.  These events will result in street closures and parking restrictions in Boston’s Back Bay and North End neighborhoods...
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Wentworth Institute of Technology Proposes New Multipurpose Academic Building

April 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen A new academic building will soon grace the Wentworth Institute of Technology’s quad, bringing modern academic space for the school’s existing student body and enhancements to the campus experience with the new “state-of-the-art” building. The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) met with the Wentworth Institute Of Technology Institutional Master Plan...
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Miniluxe Won’t Paint Old Emilio’s Woodwork White

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The owner of the MiniLuxe Nail Salon, announced to the Eight Streets Neighborhood Association on Tuesday night, April 11, that he is preparing to open a location on Tremont Street in June at the old Emilio’s Pizza store, . Owner Chris Mastrangelo, a former long time Union Park resident who now...
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Marathon Daffodils Return this Weekend

April 14, 2017
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Marathon Daffodils is pleased to announce that for the fourth year, they will be displaying thousands of daffodils in businesses along Boylston Street, Boston’s busy Marathon Finish Line area for the 2016 BAA Boston Marathon, as well as Back Bay Streets, and Charles Street. Marathon Daffodils is an annual program founded in 2014 by...
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Anime Boston 2017 at Hynes Convention Center

April 7, 2017
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Anime Boston 2017 at Hynes Convention Center

Okay Miss Shortcake, we know what you’re up to. Julie Bagley, aka Strawberry Shortcake, gets inspected by Convention Center security Jessica Edward before being allowed to enter the the center last Saturday morning. The weekend long festival, March 31 – April 2, brought hundreds of people clad in cosplay to the Back Bay.
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Fenway Park Opens for the Season

April 7, 2017
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Fenway Park Opens for the Season

By Beth Treffeisen Days before the Red Sox opening game, snow and freezing rain where still falling from Boston’s skyline, but the sun eventually broke through to welcome back the green monster and fans to Fenway Park. On April 3, the Red Sox opened their season by defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 5...
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