Monthly Archives: February 2017

Police Briefs 02-07-2017

February 10, 2017
By

Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 01/29/17  – The Victim reported he parked his 2014 Toyota Sienna at Charles and Pinckney streets between 2 and 11 a.m. When he returned to his SUV, the rear passenger’s side window was broken and his musical instruments, including a Hammond keyboard...

Read more »

Patriots Parade 2017

February 8, 2017
By
Patriots Parade 2017

Patriots Victory Parade, photos by Joseph Prezioso and Katy Rogers.

Read more »

WECA Makes Donation

February 3, 2017
By
WECA Makes Donation

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the West End Civic Association (WECA) presented its annual donation to Christopher’s Haven, One Emerson Place. WECA President Susann Benoit, joined by John Wilson, WECA President Elect, and Jacqui Soroko, the WECA member who nominated the organization for the donation, presented a check for $250 to Catie Botting, Family Services...

Read more »

Boston City Council Passes Resolution in Support of the Equality Act

February 3, 2017
By

By Beth Treffeisen The Boston City Council passed a resolution in support of amending the Civil Rights Act to be more inclusive on the issue gender identity and sexual orientation. The proposed change that is sponsored by U.S. Representative David Cicilline and U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to...

Read more »

Lots of History as BHCA Gala Celebrates 45th Anniversary on Saturday

February 3, 2017
By

By Suzanne Besser In 1972 the Beacon Hill Civic Association, looking for a way to celebrate its 50th anniversary, opted to invite the entire community to a black tie ball. A dance committee was formed, arrangements made and tickets sold for what then was considered to be a one-time event. But the Dance was...

Read more »

Downtown View:A Recipe for Cooking

February 3, 2017
By

By Karen Cord Taylor Take one old hot dog factory. Add two big kitchens, eight convection ovens, 12 food truck spaces, several 15-gallon mixers, a frying pan logo, a 1,800 square-foot refrigerator and 45 start-ups. Stir in $15 million of public money, tax credits and donations. Cook for seven years while raising money, renovating...

Read more »

Winthrop Square Project Updates Listed

February 3, 2017
By

MassDEP requires project to have an Environmental Impact Report to include shadows After reviewing the Environmental Notification Form the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act  (MEPA) is requiring the developers, Millennium Partners to file an Environmental Impact Report (EIR). Since the project is subject to Article 80 review by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA),...

Read more »

Longfellow Bridge Construction Schedule

February 3, 2017
By

MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic overnight on Wednesday, February 1, through Friday, February 3. The bridge will be closed from 11:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM the following morning. The closures are necessary to work on a MBTA fence using a crane placed on...

Read more »

Back Bay Restaurant Troquet is Set to Move to New Location

February 3, 2017
By

By Beth Treffeisen After 15 years, the Modern French restaurant Troquet in the Back Bay is celebrating its last few days at the 140 Boylston Street location before embarking on their next journey to the Leather District. The restaurant will stay open until February 4 and then will open in the new location at...

Read more »

Construction Launch of Bulfinch Crossing Symbolizes New Era in Boston

February 3, 2017
By

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, City officials, and members from National Real Estate Advisors and The HYM Investment Group, will swing sledgehammers to mark the launch of construction at Bulfinch Crossing. The project involves strategically transforming the site of an underutilized above-grade parking garage into a 2.9-million square-foot mixed-use development known now as Bulfinch...

Read more »

Newsletter


Full Print Edition