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Cocoanut Grove Documentary Memorializes Victims for the 75 Anniversary

November 16, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen On Nov. 28, 1842, a tragic fire burned through the famous Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Bay Village, killing 492 people, and forever changing the way fire code safety is implemented and used across the world. As the 75th anniversary of the tragedy comes closer, one former Bay Village resident, Zachary Graves-Miller...
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Related Beal Reduces Units at Quinzani’s Project, to go before BPDA

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Related Beal is returning to the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) today, Nov. 16, to request a reduction of units to their proposed residential building at the former Quinzani’s Bakery site on Harrison Avenue. Related will appear before the BPDA Board to request a change in the project, which was...
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Residents Voice their Concerns Over the Potential Increase of Concerts at Fenway Park

November 16, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Over the summer, Fenway Park is a hopping place with Red Sox baseball games, fun events, and concerts. But, what can be fun for those visiting the historic ballpark can cause some unwanted activity and annoyance to those who live in the nearby residential neighborhood. At the Fenway Boston Red Sox...
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Plans are in the Works to Change the Name of Yawkey Way

November 16, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen As part of a way to address the history of intolerance at Fenway Park, the team principal owner John Henry is working on renaming Yawkey Way. At a Fenway Red Sox Boston neighborhood meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, David Friedman, senior vice president to legal and government affairs for the Red...
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Alexandra Hotel Developer says Building is Fragile, Height a Problem

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Alexandra Hotel developer Eric Hoagland appeared before the South End Forum on Tuesday night, Nov. 14, and appeared resolved to continue on with the process, but stressed that there are some serious challenges. One of the key problems emerging right now, he said, is that the building is historic, and many...
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Emerson College Plans to Renovate 171 Tremont St.

November 16, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen After plans to convert the five-story building at 171 Tremont St. to a 13-story residential luxury condominium tower failed to come to fruition, the developers Panoramic Properties decided to sell the project site to Emerson College on Nov. 6 for $24 million. Over the next nine to 12 months, Emerson College...
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Esplanade Association Welcomes New Executive Director

November 16, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Esplanade Association announced the selection of Michael J. Nichols, of Boston, as the organizations new executive director. Nichols an experienced public servant, attorney, and non-profit professional will begin at the Esplanade Association on Nov. 29. “I’m exited to get started on the day-to-day work on improving the work the Esplanade...
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South End Authors Book Festival a Time to Meet Authors, Give Input

November 16, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There’s nothing like going to the source for one’s literary pursuits, a book lovers and authors from the South End and beyond will have just that opportunity this weekend, on Nov. 18, with the third annual South End Authors’ Book Festival. Conceived by Mel King and Alison Barnet, organizer Russ Lopez...
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NABB Licensing Use Committee Reviews Two Matters

November 16, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay Licensing Use Committee reviewed two matters during its meeting at the Lenox Hotel on Monday, Nov. 6. Michael Serpa, chef and partner at Select Oyster Bar at 50 Gloucester St., presented a proposal to open another seafood restaurant with his business partner Robert Weintraub...
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Mayor Marty Walsh Wins Re-Election

November 11, 2017
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Mayor Marty Walsh Wins Re-Election

Mayor Martin Walsh delivering his victory speech at the Fairmount Copley Hotel ballroom Tuesday night following a decided victory against Councilor Tito Jackson.
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