A Little Night Music

July 22, 2016
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A Little Night Music

The Landmarks Orchestra performing on a beautiful summer night on the Charles River Esplanade last Wednesday night.

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BRA Okays Temple St Project

July 22, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The Boston Redevelopment Authority board of directors voted on Thursday to approve the approximately $162-million residential redevelopment proposed for 33-61 Temple St. Dedham-based JDMD Owner, LLC intends to transform the interconnected Hiriam J. Archer and Frank J. Donahue buildings at Temple...

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Downtown View:Words To Get Rid Of

July 22, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor This week is going to be pretty exciting. First, we’ll learn how many Republicans are packing guns at their convention. And, mercifully, we’ll also start to get rid of a dreadful word. The word is “presumptive.” We must endure that...

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Free Shakespeare On The Common Returns from July 20 through Aug 7

July 22, 2016
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One of Greater Boston’s most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s “Free Shakespeare On The Common” takes up residence on the Boston Common July 20 – August 7, presenting William...

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John Jeffries House Sold for $25M

July 22, 2016
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The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) has sold the John Jeffries House to a Boston real-estate investment and development firm for $25 million, according to published reports. The...

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Letter to the Editor

July 22, 2016
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Boston Public Market now open daily Dear Editor: Since the Boston Public Market opened last summer, you’ve welcomed us with open arms, and helped us succeed in our mission...

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Our Summer of Discontent

July 22, 2016
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Tragic events seem to be cascading upon us from throughout the world almost on a daily basis. Whereas for the past 15 years (since 9/11), a terrorist-inspired event might...

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BHGC Donates Record Amount to 50 Non-Profits

July 15, 2016
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BHGC Donates Record Amount to 50 Non-Profits

The Beacon Hill Garden Club, coming off one of the most successful Hidden Garden Tours in its 89-year history, is poised to contribute more than $98,000 to about 50...

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Join Us On The Esplanade for The Summer

July 15, 2016
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Fiends of the Esplanade offer the following free summer programs and events. Healthy, Fit & Fun Beginning Tuesday, July 12 Beginning Tuesday, July 12, the Esplanade Association will be...

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Annual Evening on the Esplanade Set for July 13

July 15, 2016
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Friends and Beacon Hill residents are invited once again to a summer evening filled with music, camaraderie and gourmet food at the opening night of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra...

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Downtown View:The Toxic Culture of Guns

July 15, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor Everyone is saying race relations are at a new low. We have to have a conversation, a dialogue, a national catharsis of speech. I can’t...

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Grand Re-Opening of Boston Public Central Library

July 15, 2016
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by Marianne Salza Mayor Marty Walsh, Boston Public Library (BPL) staff, the Board of Trustees, elected officials, and more than 1,000 residents attended the grand re-opening of the Central...

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ParkARTS Children’s Workshops Return July 5

July 15, 2016
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The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program, sponsored by Holly and David Bruce, is pleased to announce the return of its series of children’s arts workshops giving...

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International Phenomenon Le Dîner en Blanc Returns to Boston this Summer

July 15, 2016
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The international epicurean phenomenon Le Dîner en Blanc returns to Boston Saturday, July 30, 2016. On the heels of last September’s epic rain-soaked event at Boston City Hall Plaza,...

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Boston Transportation Department Offers Free Cycling Clinics For Women This Summer

July 15, 2016
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The Boston Transportation Department will be offering free cycling clinics for adult women this summer at locations around the city.  Women who never learned to ride a bike, as...

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Sadness Across America

July 15, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in...

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Local Seniors Graduate from NCDS

Local Seniors Graduate from NCDS

Beacon Hill residents Caroline Diggins (West Cedar St.) (left) and Katherine Holman (Chestnut St.) graduated on June 9 from Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart. The 136th...

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Summer Fun

Summer Fun

FOUNTAIN OF FUN: Nina Sabloff and Ashley Samanta have fun in the cool spray of the fountain during the opening of the Boston Common Frog Pond on Friday morning,...

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City Holds Meeting on North Station Action Plan

By Dan Murphy The city held its first public meeting at the West End Museum on Tuesday, June 28, to discuss the “North Station Area Mobility Action Plan,” which...

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‘Outside the Box’ Returns to Boston Common Next Week

“Outside the Box” – touted as the city’s “premier performing-arts festival” – returns to the Boston Common for the third time from July 13 to 17. “’Outside the Box’...

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Downtown View:July’s Tradegy or Comedy

By Karen Cord Taylor You’ll have to admit democracies are more entertaining than dictatorships. Nothing ever happened in East Germany except for people trying to get over the wall....

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BPL Officials Announce Re-Opening Date for Library Renovation in Copley Square

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Public Library announced this week that the grand reopening of the Central Library Renovation will take place Saturday, July 9, and will be...

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July Events Listed for the Boston Public Market

Summer is here! Grab the picnic basket from the attic and stock up on fresh, seasonal, picnic-friendly foods at the Boston Public Market. Hang out in your favorite spot...

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End of School Year Reflection

By Tommy Chang When we started the 2015-2016 school year, we set out to work as a team. A school year full of victories and challenges is drawing to...

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