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Fenway Open Doors

October 15, 2018
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Fenway Open Doors

Sarah Byrd helps Melenne Levitt and Katarina Velkjovic build a skyscraper at the Fenway Alliance Opening Our Doors event on Monday, Oct. 8. The event brings together 21 institutions annually to showcase the Fenway neighborhood.
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Oktoberfest at SOWA

October 15, 2018
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Oktoberfest at SOWA

RIII-COLA, ER, OKTOBERFEST: Leslie Havens, leader of Waltham-based The TubaFrau Hofbräu Band performs on the Alphorn during the blockbuster Oktoberfest at the final SoWa Market on Sunday, Oct. 7, in the South End. The traditional German band accompanied beers of all varieties in the Power Station.
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Weekend Work in the South End Continues to Creep into Residents’ Lives

October 15, 2018
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Weekend construction work in the South End has become like an unwelcome guest – refusing to leave and showing up at the worst possible moments. A packed meeting on Thursday, Oct. 8, showcased the problem that has re-emerged in the South End regarding weekend construction work, which had been restricted earlier this year with...
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Founder of Rosie’s Place Honored with Memorial

October 15, 2018
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In 1974, Kip Tiernan founded Rosie’s Place, the first emergency shelter for women in the United States. On Oct. 6, her legacy and commitment to helping the homeless was honored at a memorial dedication on Dartmouth Street between Boylston and Newbury streets. A crowd gathered in front of the metal arched memorial to listen...
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Stakeholders, Community Weigh In on the Fate of the Citgo Sign

October 15, 2018
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The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) held a public hearing on Oct. 9 to present the study report for the Citgo Sign and gather public comment. There was no vote on the designation at this hearing. Todd Satter, staff architect for the BLC, presented a summary of the study report to a packed room full...
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Historical Society to Have its 50th Annual House Tour Oct 20

October 15, 2018
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The South End Historical Society (SEHS) will hold its annual South End House Tour on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This year is special as it is the Society’s 50th annual House Tour. Starting in the 1960s, founding member Doe Sprogis organized the South End Historical Society’s first four house...
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Environmental Forum Aims to Educate Condo Residents

October 15, 2018
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An environmental-awareness forum to educate condominium residents on how to reduce their carbon footprints was held at First Church of Boston on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The panel discussion, followed by a question-and-answer period, was sponsored by the Green Committee of the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB) and co-hosted by City of Boston...
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Councilor Flynn Addresses Eight Streets, Supports More Traffic Planning

October 15, 2018
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City Councilor Ed Flynn told the Eight Streets Neighborhood Association on Tuesday night, Oct. 9, that he would support more in-depth study of traffic and transportation in the neighborhood and throughout the South End. Flynn was the keynote guest for the meeting on Tuesday and one of the top items for the neighborhood was...
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Rescuing Notre-Dame: France’s Iconic Cathedral Raises Funds for Restoration via French Cultural Center

October 15, 2018
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One of the world’s most popular monuments, Notre-Dame de Paris, is facing irreparable damage and looking to its American allies to help fund its restoration. On Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 7-9 p.m., the French Cultural Center and Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris, are welcoming Francophones, Francophiles, history buffs, world travelers and all those who...
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Esplanade Association Celebrates Red Sox Playoff Run with 17-Foot Knit Hat on Fiedler Head Statue

October 15, 2018
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To cheer on the Red Sox as they begin the American League Championship Series and to celebrate their franchise-record winning season, the Esplanade Association, nonprofit steward of the 3.2 mile Charles River Esplanade in Boston, has collaborated with local company Sh*t That I Knit for a monumental tribute: on the morning of Wednesday, Oct....
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