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April 7, 2017
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AMPLIFICATION In a recent story in the Sun, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) heralded the increasingly female workforce at the agency. Many of the decision makers, it was noted, are now female. However, some readers were ready to point out that women have held positions of consequence at the BPDA in the...
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Sweetgreen Celebrates New Toro Bowl at the Ink Block

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen To celebrate the start of spring, the healthy fast-casual restaurant Sweetgreen has collaborated with Boston’s well-known chef Ken Oringer, to create a limited-time only bowl called the Toro. The bowl debuted this past April 4, during a party at the Sweetgreen located in the Ink Block in the South End. Even...
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Boston Athenaeum to Showcase Local Contemporary Artists in Spring Exhibition, Opening April 6

April 7, 2017
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New England on Paper: Contemporary Art in the Boston Athenæum’s Prints & Photographs Collection Reflects Artistic Interpretations of New England’s Built and Natural Environment Boston, MA—April 4, 2017—The Boston Athenæum announced today that its spring exhibition will be New England on Paper: Contemporary Art in the Boston Athenæum’s Prints & Photographs Collection. The exhibition,...
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Café Landwer to Open Soon in Audubon Circle

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen On the ground floor level of the newly constructed Gateway Boston luxury apartment complex at 900 Beacon St., in the heart of Audubon Circle, a new Italian – Mediterranean style restaurant is expected to soon open shop. The new restaurant called, Café Landwer, will take over what was once home to...
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Fenway Cultural District is Up for Renewal

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Seen today as a cultural hub of the City, the Fenway neighborhood is now up for a renewal to keep the current designation as a Cultural District. At the March 29, Boston City Council meeting, Councilors Ayanna Pressley, Josh Zakim, Tito Jackson and Michelle Wu filed a hearing order to review...
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BVNA Executive Board Votes in Favor of Proposed Tower

April 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen After much debate among residents in this tucked away neighborhood in downtown Boston, the Bay Village Neighborhood Association’s (BVNA) Executive Committee took a vote in favor of the proposed 19-story tower slated for 212 Stuart Street. The Executive Committee made a motion not to oppose the proposal subject to an agreement...
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