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Kelley Announces for District 2 Council Seat

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Long-time Southender and current Bay Village resident Mike Kelley drew a packed house at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts in his kick-off Thursday night, March 30, for the vacated District 2 City Council seat. With children running through the hall, Salsa music playing and adults of every age gathered...
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Talks Begin for Where Mitigation Funds Will Go for Harrison Ave Dev

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The mitigation funds for the proposed project at 370 – 380 Harrison Avenue in the South End was up for debate at last week’s Impact Advisory Group (IAG) meeting. With only three out of the nine IAG members in attendance, the committee decided it was best to not make a decision...
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Sweetgreen Celebrates New Toro Bowl at the Ink Block

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen To celebrate the start of spring, the healthy fast-casual restaurant Sweetgreen has collaborated with Boston’s well-known chef Ken Oringer, to create a limited-time only bowl called the Toro. The bowl debuted this past April 4, during a party at the Sweetgreen located in the Ink Block in the South End. Even...
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Boston Athenaeum to Showcase Local Contemporary Artists in Spring Exhibition, Opening April 6

April 7, 2017
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New England on Paper: Contemporary Art in the Boston Athenæum’s Prints & Photographs Collection Reflects Artistic Interpretations of New England’s Built and Natural Environment Boston, MA—April 4, 2017—The Boston Athenæum announced today that its spring exhibition will be New England on Paper: Contemporary Art in the Boston Athenæum’s Prints & Photographs Collection. The exhibition,...
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Café Landwer to Open Soon in Audubon Circle

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen On the ground floor level of the newly constructed Gateway Boston luxury apartment complex at 900 Beacon St., in the heart of Audubon Circle, a new Italian – Mediterranean style restaurant is expected to soon open shop. The new restaurant called, Café Landwer, will take over what was once home to...
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Fenway Cultural District is Up for Renewal

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Seen today as a cultural hub of the City, the Fenway neighborhood is now up for a renewal to keep the current designation as a Cultural District. At the March 29, Boston City Council meeting, Councilors Ayanna Pressley, Josh Zakim, Tito Jackson and Michelle Wu filed a hearing order to review...
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BVNA Executive Board Votes in Favor of Proposed Tower

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen After much debate among residents in this tucked away neighborhood in downtown Boston, the Bay Village Neighborhood Association’s (BVNA) Executive Committee took a vote in favor of the proposed 19-story tower slated for 212 Stuart Street. The Executive Committee made a motion not to oppose the proposal subject to an agreement...
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Cochon 555 Event This Weekend Looks to Bring All the Senses Together, with Pork No Less

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The SoWa Art and Design District in the South End will play host to a unique weekend of events that includes everything from an art show incorporating food, drink and music, to a competition between chefs who are delivered live hogs and are to create something tasty out of them in...
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‘Ink Underground’ Park to Debut in June, Events Through the Summer

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and National Development announced on Wednesday that the new, eight-acre park under the Expressway is set to officially open on June 8 and will have a lot of unique activities throughout the summer. The park is the first of its kind in Boston and part...
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Fenway Civic Association Holds First Quarterly Meeting

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen As members of the Fenway Civic Association (FCA) noshed on Tasty Burgers and caught up with friends from around town, the business of the first quarterly meeting turned to neighborhood engagement. “We want to have new engagement and more input with our community and from the City to the community,” said...
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