Fenway Community Center Swings into High Gear

October 4, 2018
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Following the grand re-opening celebration on Sept. 14, the Fenway Community Center has plenty of upcoming events—there’s something for everyone. Executive Director Robert Kordenbrock said that over 250 people attended the re-opening reception, and he was “ecstatic” by the turnout. He said that it confirmed what he had been told; that people genuinely want...
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Troy Residential Complex Sells at NY Streets Neighborhood

October 4, 2018
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The massive Troy residential complex in the South End has passed papers on a sale from a Portland, Ore., developer to a Chicago real estate firm for $216.125 million. Portland’s Gerding Edlen proposed and built the Troy buildings on Albany and Traveler streets in 2014 and 2015, opening in March 2015. Gerding Edlen sold...
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Boston-Based Phoenix Makes its Debut at the Isabella Stewart Gardner

October 4, 2018
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One of Boston’s most exciting new ensembles, Phoenix, featuring well-known flutist Paula Robison, will perform selections of American music in the group’s Gardner Museum debut Sunday, Oct. 14 at 1:30 p.m. Entering its fifth season, Phoenix is a Boston-based orchestra committed to providing social and accessible concert experiences for all audiences. The ensemble performs...
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BPDA Holds IAG Meeting Regarding the Motor Mart Garage Project

October 4, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) held an Impact Advisory Group (IAG) meeting regarding the Motor Mart Garage project on Oct. 2. The purpose of this meeting was for the architects to present the project to the IAG, which is a nominated group of individuals who are residents of the project area or...
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Police Briefs 10-04-2018

October 4, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Butt of the joke On Wednesday, Sept. 26, at about 7:39 p.m., police responded to a radio call to assist an outside department at 31 Hemenway St. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a Berklee College of Music police lieutenant who said he had identified the suspect in an armed robbery that...
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Payin’ the Piper

October 4, 2018
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I have an old buddy whose been obsessing about his undertaking over the last year. He keeps telling me he wants to “go out” in a good way. Since he can’t preside over the comings and goings at his own funeral, he’s taken to putting together the particulars ahead of time. “Why do you...
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