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Cosmopolitan Project at Former IC Church to go All Rental,Back to Community

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) reported this week that the Cosmopolitan development in the former Immaculate Conception (IC) Church on Harrison Avenue would not move forward to the Board at a public hearing scheduled for tonight, Sept. 15. Instead, major changes will be brought forward on the project, including losing parking...
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Red Sox Neighborhood Meeting Builds Bridge Between Residents and the Park

September 15, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Bright T.V. screens boosted red and white slides as classic game day hot dogs and hamburgers were being served in the back. Up front, David Friedman, the legal senior vice president for the Red Sox took the stage, pointing out the events and the possible post-season game-day schedule to the audience....
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Invisible School: Neighbors, McKinley South End Academy Forge New Partnership

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Neighbors walked by the huge McKinley South End Academy for years, almost as if it were an invisible entity even though it takes up nearly an entire block on Warren Street and neighbors are prone to “camp out” in its parking lot during off-hours. The school is in poor condition, but...
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Northeastern Crossing Gateway Mixer Works to Build Bridges with Surrounding Communities

September 15, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen As the sun slowly went down on a warm early fall evening, people talked to one another enjoying the food and beverages. Together, students, facility, police officers and the surrounding community members mixed and mingled at Northeastern Crossing this past Monday evening, on September 12, as part of the Northeastern Crossing...
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Surfs Up During Hurricane Hermine

September 8, 2016
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Surfs Up During Hurricane Hermine

Bring on the waves! Phil Cohan of the Fenway took a break from kiteboarding at Revere Beach on Sunday. Cohan was taking advantage of the offshore winds caused by Hurricane Hermine that provided perfect elements for kiteboarding on Sunday and Monday, including high surf and high winds.
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BRA Chief says South End Will Be Consulted on LDAs

September 8, 2016
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BRA Chief says South End Will Be Consulted on LDAs

Since getting approval for another six years of urban renewal in Boston, Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Director Brian Golden said the agency has been busy cataloging Land Development Agreements (LDAs) in the South End over the last few months and would be coming to the community to help sort out the good from the...
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Previously Unapproved Garage Door in the South End Raises Questions to the Landmark District Commission

September 8, 2016
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During the South End Landmarks Commission hearing held on Tuesday, September 6, architect Frank McGuire asked that the existing unapproved garage door for a wall located at 561 Massachusetts Ave. to the Commissioners be allowed to remain. According to McGuire, the Commission in 2007 originally approved the garage door and the construction of a...
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Sausage Fest is Coming to SoWa this Weekend

September 8, 2016
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A new kind of festival with craft beers and sausage will make its way to the South End this upcoming Saturday afternoon. Taking over the South End Open Market (SoWa), Sausage Fest will be held in the Trolley Barn at 540 Harrison Ave., from 12pm – 5pm, and will feature sausage-inspired dishes from food...
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State Primaries are Being Held in Boston, Thursday, Sept 8

September 8, 2016
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In Boston, the Massachusetts state primary will be held on Thursday, September 8. Polls will open at 7:00am and close at 8pm. This year, the State Primaries will also coincide with the opening of the Boston Public Schools. In order to guide voter traffic the Election Department is providing additional staff at Boston Public...
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Wynn Lifts Hiring Freeze, Will Host Job Fair in South End/Roxbury

September 8, 2016
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Wynn Boston Harbor officials announced this week that they would officially be lifting the hiring freeze that was put in place very ceremoniously last February, kicking off the announcement with a series of building trades career fairs this month. The first of the fairs will begin this coming Saturday, Sept. 10, in Malden and...
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