Beacon Gallery Opens along Harrison Ave Creating a Warm Little Oasis Filled with Art

December 1, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen In what used to be a run-down office space tucked away in an underground location along Harrison Avenue, in the South End, a warm oasis filled with art has taken its place, transforming the barren corner into a welcoming art gallery. The newly opened Beacon Gallery at 524B Harrison Ave. is...
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Police Briefs 11-30-2017

December 1, 2017
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Back Bay Knemore Fenway South End Police Log Nov. 20 Brookline Ave  — Warrant Arrest 580 Commonwealth Ave  — Investigate Person 20 Charlesgate West  — Trespassing Clarendon St  — Assault Simple – Battery 57 Traveler St  — Towed Motor Vehicle 500 Commonwealth Ave  — Property – Lost 396 Northampton St  — Property – Found...
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Holiday Celebrations Around the Area

December 1, 2017
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SOUTH END Christmas is in the air at Worcester Square. The WSANA has scheduled its Tree Lighting for Dec. 3, 4-6 p.m. in Worcester Square with a special visit from Santa Claus on a fire truck. Fundraising tickets are now available from WSANA members. It is the only fundraising even for WSANA of the...
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Getting Gas in the Brave New (Bicycle) World

December 1, 2017
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Dare I complain about such unpopular things as cars and gasoline stations? Certainly I dare to, but I note that I risk having the vocal and verbose bike mafia on my tail. Luckily they are no match to keep up with my car. That’s right. I’m still a driver and in most modern circles...
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Letter to the Editor

December 1, 2017
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On Beyond Hullabaloo in Back Bay… Dear Editor, At the risk of further fueling the Back Bay Hullabaloo, and in the interest of clarity and civility, I am pushing the “reply all” button for Martyn Roetter’s letter to the editor the week before Thanksgiving, with the two issues addressed separately. Part 1: Medical Marijuana...
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GOP: Tax the Middle-Class and Give Cuts for the Richest

December 1, 2017
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Although there still are many variations of the Republican tax plans in the House and Senate that eventually will need to be worked out, they all share a common theme: Raise taxes for the middle class and cut taxes for the very wealthiest. If ever there was a tax plan that could be devised...
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