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Memorial Day Exercises

June 3, 2017
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Memorial Day Exercises

Domingo Cintron Jr. raises the State Flag as the National Anthem is sung at the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial Day exercises at the Puerto Rican Veterans Monument Square in the South End on Monday, Memorial Day, May 29.
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TripAdvisor Ranks Fenway Park as One of the Best Landmarks in the U.S.

June 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site announced last week the winners of its Traveler’s Choice awards for Landmarks, with Fenway Park  pegged at 13 out of 25 sites in the country. The Golden Gate Bridge came in first, followed by the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. and then Alcatraz Island...
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Pedestrian Killed on Tremont Highlights Urgency of Safe Streets

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A vehicle hit and killed a neighborhood man that was crossing Tremont Street Monday evening, May 29, near Upton Street – and residents are saying the area needs fixes now to prevent more car on pedestrian accidents. At 8:33 p.m., police were called to 571 Tremont St. for a pedestrian struck...
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Residents Vie for New Community Center at 151 Lenox Street

June 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen An outpouring of support emerged for a new community center for the Tenants Development Corporation (TDC), a non-profit property management and development corporation, to be built at the vacant parking lot at 151 Lenox Street, located on the border of the South End and Lower Roxbury. The Boston Planning and Development...
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Key New York Streets Building Breaks Silence with 13-Story Proposal

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The silence has been broken, and the mystery has been solved, as the Davis Companies announced last week that they will seek to develop a 13-story residential mixed-use tower on the site of the former ABCD child care building at 112 Shawmut Avenue. The building is seen as a key gateway...
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Unique BPDA Loan Program Helps Tea Bar Come to Main Street Area

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A unique cold brew tea bar based in Jamaica Plain is expanding to a new location in Charlestown, and it’s in no small part due to the cooperation of a unique, citywide loan program that’s part of the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) and directed by Bill Nickerson. The program,...
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Total Wine & More Launches New Statewide Campaign to Modernize Mass. Laws Governing Sale of Beer, Wine and Spirits

June 3, 2017
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Total Wine & More announced the start of a new statewide information and awareness campaign to support sensible changes to update and modernize the laws governing the sale of beer, wine and spirits in Massachusetts. The Consumers First initiative is a source of information and advocacy to enhance and improve the regulatory environment and...
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South End Forum Remains Skeptical of Impending Hotel Alexandra Sale

June 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Members of the South End Forum are not exactly buying the assurances of a new Boston attorney representing the Church of Scientology in an unexpected announcement last week at the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) that a sale of the old, blighted Hotel Alexandra is imminent. “Words of assurance can...
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MassDOT: I-90 in Boston Reduced to Two Lanes in Each Direction This Weekend

June 3, 2017
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) reminds travelers that Interstate 90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) between the Allston Interchange and the Beacon Street Overpass in Boston will be reduced to two lanes in both the eastbound and westbound directions from 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 2, through 5 a.m. on Monday, June 4 for a...
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The Beacon Hill Art Walk Returns June 4

June 3, 2017
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The Beacon Hill Art Walk is an annual event that takes place on the first Sunday in June, throughout the nooks and crannies of the  North Slope. On June 4, from noon to 6 p.m., residents will open up their private gardens, alleyways and courtyards, allowing around 70 artists to display and sell their...
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