Revere Hotel Replaces Storefront Before BVAC Approval

April 22, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Tucked away on the corner of Piedmont and Broadway Street in the Bay Village, the Revere Hotel upgraded a much forgotten storefront that runs beneath the concrete parking garage. But, at the Bay Village Architectural Commission (BVAC) hearing this past Tuesday, April 11, Joe Cornish the City of Boston preservation planner...
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40 Berkeley Street Hostel is Set for Major Renovations

April 22, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Known as an affordable hostel with hotel amenities in the heart of downtown Boston, 40 Berkeley is in the midst of some major renovations that will add a restaurant and open up the currently underutilized hidden courtyard. At last week’s South End Landmarks Commission (SELC) meeting, the architects behind the renovations...
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Organist Peter Krasinski to Create Live Improvised Musical Score for ‘BEN-HUR’ at St Cecilia’s

April 22, 2017
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A sweeping silent film drama set during the time of Christ will be shown in a landmark Boston church. Organist Peter Krasinski will accompany BEN-HUR, A Tale of the Christ” (1925) on Thursday, April 27, at Saint Cecelia Parish, 18 Belvidere St. The screening is at 7 p.m. and is open to the public....
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Police Briefs 04-20-2017

April 22, 2017
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Back Bay – Kenmore/ Fenway – South End Police Log April 10 50 Camden St. – Investigate Property 29 Monsignor Reynolds Way – Harassment 840 Harrison Ave. – Assault Simple – Battery; Robbery – Street 441 Beacon St. – Harassment 794 Massachusetts Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 111 Huntington Ave. – Larceny Theft of...
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The Haves and Have Mores: The Heartbreak of High School in Boston Public Schools

April 22, 2017
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Over Easter Dinner this past Sunday, I was speaking with a relative of mine who mentioned his family had been put in disarray over the last month, particularly his wife, who had been brought to tears on many occasions and was quite distraught on a daily basis. The culprit:  Boston’s exam schools. I should...
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Letter to the Editor

April 22, 2017
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Dear Editor, I read with great interest Deb Blair’s April 11 letter to the Editor concerning the Winthrop Square garage project. Her position is that the one-time inflow of cash from the sale of the parking garage is worth trading off the integrity and vitality of the Common for today’s users and future generations...
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