Monthly Archives: December 2016

‘Holiday Stroll’ Returns Thursday

December 9, 2016
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One of the neighborhood’s most highly anticipated, seasonal events, the “Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll,” sponsored by the Beacon Hill Business Association, returns on Thursday. Between 6 and 9 p.m., both sides of the five blocks of Charles Street between Cambridge and Beacon streets will be closed to traffic, clearing the way for holiday shoppers...

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Downtown View:Questions You’ve Wanted Answered

December 9, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor The trash is picked up early on trash days. But the recycling trucks come by later—sometimes much later. This problem occurs most frequently in the North End and South End and on Beacon Hill among the downtown neighborhoods. But all downtown neighborhoods, obsessed with cleanliness, have tried to get bags...

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BHCA Community Corner

December 9, 2016
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Downtown Boston Gas Leak Tagging Event To raise awareness about the estimated 215 methane gas leaks located downtown, BHCA Green Committee members will join volunteers from all over Boston at noon on Saturday, December 10 at the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Arlington Street. Other residents are welcome to participate in this event being...

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Winter Wonderland Has Transformed City Hall Plaza

December 9, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen As the temperatures start to drop and the festive season comes to light, a new kind of experience will be brightening up the otherwise dim City Hall Plaza in the heart of downtown Boston. New England’s first, custom-designed outdoor skating path and European inspired outdoor holiday shopping market, called Boston Winter,...

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Hibernate All Winter Long with Beacon Hill’s Lala Rokh and Charles Street Liquors

December 9, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen This winter, cozy up, stay indoors and order in from Beacon Hill’s Persian restaurant Lala Rokh and pair it with a nice bottle of wine from Charles Street Liquors. By ordering online, you can get high-end Iranian cuisine from Lala Rokh paired with your favorite alcoholic-drink from Charles Street Liquors delivered...

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Student Entrepreneur Experiences Crowdfunding Through Suffolk University Course

December 9, 2016
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Suffolk University has introduced one of the nation’s first experiential courses on crowdfunding, where students are launching campaigns to fund their own start-up companies through Kickstarter and Indiegogo. James Testa of East Boston, a Suffolk senior and Entrepreneurship major, is a student in the Sawyer Business School class that launched crowdfunding campaigns on November...

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Taking “Time In” – The Healing Process of Massage is Similar to Meditation

December 9, 2016
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By Zoe Arguello As we may already know that the burdens of life, the stresses of work and family, the emotional tension or aloneness that keep the body bound and its cells entrenched in feelings of entrapment, repressed emotions of what we think we must do and do for others, can cause our soul...

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Diane Bergeron,Michael Minogue and Mutual of America Honored at Nov 12 Gala

December 9, 2016
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The Visiting Nurse Association of Boston honored Heroes in Health Care during the nonprofit’s 11th annual Gala on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Mandarin Oriental, 776 Boylston St., Boston. The Gala was VNA of Boston’s signature fundraising event and has raised nearly $2.5 million in essential funding for VNA of Boston’s direct patient care...

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Police Briefs 12-06-2016

December 9, 2016
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BEACON HILL BEAT From Boston Police Area A-1 Breaking and Entering – Commercial 11/25/16          12:45am – A Stuart Street restaurant and brewery reported the staff failed to lock the front door at closing at 12:45 a.m. on Nov. 23, and when they returned at 11 a.m. on Nov. 25, they learned unknown person(s) entered...

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Letter to the Editor

December 9, 2016
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Compassionate reader weighs in homelessness issue With this letter I wish to add to the Beacon Hill Times Nov.18 issue’s article about the “town hall” meeting on homelessness. I am including participants’ comments in order to reflect the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s subtitle: “Looking with Compassion for a Solution.” My intention is to relate...

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