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Fenway Artist Heads to Hollywood for International Art Competition

April 6, 2018
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Boston resident Sidney Lugo will be heading to Hollywood as part of being a winner in the Illustrators of the Future Contest. After a week-long workshop, she’ll be honored at an awards gala on April 8. The contest, one of the most prestigious illustration competitions, is in its 29th year and judged by some...
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Walsh Calls for Higher Parking Fines to Pay for Transportation Upgrades

April 6, 2018
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Mayor Martin Walsh on Tuesday, April 3, announced a $5 million annual investment included in the City’s recommended Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) operating budget and capital plan aimed at upgrading transportation infrastructure to benefit all modes of travel. The source of funding will come from an increase in ticket fines in Boston, designed to...
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Junior League of Boston

March 30, 2018
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Junior League of Boston

Bridget Johnson, Junior League of Boston member, adjusts some Pink Floyd roses in her flower arrangement during Tuesday’s Junior League of Boston flower arranging night with Alice’s Table of the Back Bay. The event attracted numerous members of the Junior League to their Newbury Street headquarters for a fun, flowery night.
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March for Our Lives Storms Through Boston

March 30, 2018
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March for Our Lives Storms Through Boston

In response to the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida this past Feb. 14, students from around the nation gathered in a demonstration on Saturday, March 24, coined March for Our Lives. Students are speaking out to urge their elected leaders to tighten the laws on gun regulations, banning the...
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South End Pioneer,Personality Carl Lizio Passes

March 30, 2018
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There were few things that Carl Lizio couldn’t tackle – whether woodworking, redeveloping old buildings in the South End, or simply being a caring human being. In his life, family, friends and neighbors said he did it all, but his notable life came to an end on March 25 when the Union Park resident...
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City Councilor Pleads the State Again to Grant Boston More Liquor Licenses

March 30, 2018
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At-large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley has filed a Home Rule Petition to ask the state legislature to give Boston the ability to issue 153 new liquor licenses, for mostly the outer neighborhoods, Main Street districts, and large new malls. The petition was filed with the Boston City Council on Monday, March 19, and brought...
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Major Cathedral Project in Full Swing During Easter Season, to Debut Next Easter

March 30, 2018
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Sitting in his office in the lower hall of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross this week, Father Kevin O’Leary is a flurry of activity – opening mail, taking calls from Cardinal Sean O’Malley, confirming Holy Week arrangements and – on top of all that – managing a $25 million restoration project at the...
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Quentin Palfrey, Candidate for Lt Governor, Guest Speaker at Local Committees

March 30, 2018
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Quentin Palfrey, a former Obama White House official and non-profit leader running for lieutenant governor, spoke at meetings held by the Boston Ward 4 and Ward 5 Democratic Committees on Tuesday in the Back Bay and South End. Palfrey, a longtime Democratic activist, announced his candidacy in September and has topped the Democratic field of lieutenant...
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SoWa Open Market Launches Craft Beer Barn on May 6

March 30, 2018
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The SoWa Open Market will kick off its 15th season with the launch of a new beer hall and taproom, housed in the iconic SoWa Power Station every Sunday, May 6 – Oct. 28. In partnership with Craft Collective, the SoWa Beer Barn will showcase a curated selection of local brewers such as Aeronaut Brewing, Fiddlehead Brewing, and...
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National Development Pitches New Co-Living Building at Ink Block

March 30, 2018
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Officials from National Development appeared at the Old Dover Neighborhood Association meeting on Tuesday, March 20, to pitch their last and most-innovative residential building for the Ink Block section of the neighborhood. Ted Tye of National Development said they are preparing to file the project with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) for...
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