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September 27, 2018
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CORRECTION In an article in the September 13th edition of The Boston Sun, the name of the owner of BrowMuse was misspelled. Her name is Mila Kalik, not Mila Kaluk.   ESPLANADE MURAL EXPERIENCES MAJOR VANDALISM The revered and critically-acclaimed Patterned Behavior art mural on the Esplanade experienced a significant amount of vandalism sometime overnight on...
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For the Record

September 27, 2018
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From the Sept. 25 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, City Hall: 250 Newbury Street, Back Bay; Applicant: Josephine Damore Purpose: Outside seating. No work to be done. 48-62 Brookline Avenue  , Ward 5 Applicant: City Wide Contracting LLC Article(s): 32(32-4) Purpose: Build out Retail store with new entryway at street level. From the Sept. 25 Licensed Premise Violations hearing, City Hall: Bhc...
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Now + There’s Newest Public Artwork Takes Center Stage at the Prudential Center

September 27, 2018
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Public art curator Now + There presents the final curation of its 2018 “Common Home” season on September 19 with UNLESS by Boston artist Stephanie Cardon. This vibrant floor-to-ceiling installation will fill the main entrance to one of Boston’s most popular marketplaces, the landmark Prudential Center at 800 Boylston Street, casting an orange glow...
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Two Schools Bring Family Fun to Marlborough Street

September 27, 2018
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Family fun will be easy to find on Marlborough Street on Saturday, Oct. 13, as the John Winthrop School holds its 52nd annual Street Fair and The Learning Project holds its annual Fall Book Fair. The John Winthrop Street Fair will be held on Marlborough Street, between Berkeley and Clarendon streets, and The Learning...
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Real Estate Icon Harold Brown Stepping Down as Chairman of the Hamilton Company

September 27, 2018
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After 64 years at the helm of one of Boston’s most successful real estate empires, Harold Brown is stepping down as Chairman of The Hamilton Company. Brown, who purchased his first property at 1292 Commonwealth Ave. for $20,000 in 1954, has amassed more than $2.3 billion in residential and commercial real estate, primarily geared to...
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WSANA Looks for Assurances on Albany Street Marijuana Proposal

September 27, 2018
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Members of the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) said they would like assurances from the Liberty Compassionates group that the proposed medical marijuana store would not switch to a recreational store, but couldn’t get those assurances on Tuesday night. Several WSANA members and Matt Mues – who was visiting from Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood...
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