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Breaking Bread Around the Fire:Dining Around a Fire a Major Draw for Restaurants in the Winter

January 25, 2018
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Breaking Bread Around the Fire:Dining Around a Fire a Major Draw for Restaurants in the Winter

By Seth Daniel Most of this winter has been bone-chilling cold, and on those nights, many restaurateurs find that having a fireplace is a make or break feature to draw clientele into their dining rooms. It’s almost magnetic, they said. That was just the case a few weeks ago this month at Post 390...
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Coming Together? Maybe Not Right Now, but Likely Soon

January 25, 2018
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By Seth Daniel There is strength in numbers, and there is also something to be said for a niche market – and right now the plethora of neighborhood associations in the South End are flirting with the once-forbidden idea of combining associations. At last count, the South End had about 16 different neighborhood associations,...
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Mayor Walsh Begins to Tackle Short-Term Rentals

January 25, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Boston City Council filed Mayor Martin J. Walsh ordinance on Wednesday, Jan. 24, establishing guidelines and regulations to better track and regulate short-term rentals in the City of Boston. As a new global industry that has a strong presence in Boston, short-term rentals provide both economic opportunities for residents and alternative...
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Back Bay to Get Upgraded Wireless-Antenna Systems

January 25, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Extenet Systems, which hosts cell phone providers such as Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Sprint and more, has gotten the approval from the Back Bay Architectural Commission to upgrade and extend their distributed antenna system (DAS) network nodes in the neighborhood. At a hearing held on Jan. 10, Mike Ross, an attorney representing...
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Affordable Housing is Coming to the Heart of Downtown Boston

January 25, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen In a whirl of excitement, members of the community and elected officials gathered together in celebration of the groundbreaking ceremony of “The Union”, which will included 46 units of affordable housing at 48 Boylston Street last week. “These units of affordable housing will provide stability and hope for the future,” said...
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Local Business is Showcased on Shark Tank

January 25, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Broadcasted on the evening of Jan. 14, the cutthroat reality show Shark Tank that gives budding entrepreneurs a chance to bring their dreams to fruition began with a Boston local – Alice Lovell Rossiter of Alice’s Table. The doors open, and Rossiter walks into a room filled with five “sharks”, Mark...
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Young Friends Extends Invitation to ‘Young at Heart’ Park Lovers

January 25, 2018
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By Dan Murphy While the Young Friends from the Friends of the Public Garden specifically targets people under 40, the group welcomes anyone “young at heart” from the city or beyond who is committed to caring for Boston’s public parks. “We’re a very welcoming group,” said Anne Mostue, who co-chairs the Young Friends with...
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A New Hotel Will Replace Shell Station in the Fenway

January 25, 2018
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Along Boylston Street in the Fenway, a wave of new development including high-rise buildings, new restaurants, and a booming nightlife scene – not just after a Red Sox game – has put the neighborhood on the map. Now, two major projects are coming to fruition on the corner of Boylston and Ipswich Streets, namely Boston...
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Boston City Council News & Notes

January 25, 2018
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The first Boston City Council hearing of the year took place on Wednesday, January 24 at Boston City Hall. The Council welcomed the new City Council President Andrea Campbell of District 4 and three new City Councilors including Lydia Edwards, District 1, Ed Flynn, District 2, and Kim Janey, District 7. Rule Changes: After...
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The New Hot Address in Town is One Dalton:Campion and Company to be Exclusive Marketing Agent

January 20, 2018
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The New Hot Address in Town is One Dalton:Campion and Company to be Exclusive Marketing Agent

Tucked behind the Christian Science Center and the Prudential Center in the Back Bay, a concrete outline of a tower is starting to grow into what will become One Dalton, a Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences. Once construction is over, it is expected to be a towering architectural landmark in the heart of...
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