Monthly Archives: February 2018

Dr Seymour Inspires the Crowd at BHWF

February 21, 2018
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Dr Seymour Inspires the Crowd at BHWF

Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) members gathered at the Hampshire House on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The evening program began with Neighborhood Narratives speaker, Jennifer Hill, owner of Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill on Charles Street. The keynote speaker, Dr. Brittany Seymour, assistant professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine gave a sensational presentation about her...

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Officials React Positively to Sidewalk Settlement

February 21, 2018
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Neighborhood elected officials are responding positively to news of the legal settlement between the city and the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA), which will allow the Public Works Department (PWD) to continue installing ADA-compliant curb-ramps at sidewalks throughout the Historic Beacon Hill District. “I want to thank the mayor, Rep. Livingstone, the Beacon Hill...

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Navigation Apps Bring More Traffic to Previously Quiet Streets

February 21, 2018
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Due to the rapidly growing usage of Google Maps, WAZE and other navigation apps, once-quiet, residential streets on Beacon Hill are now seeing unprecedented increases in traffic as they become common crossovers on the most recommended routes. “Neighbors are struggling to adjust to the new traffic patterns…and there are no simple solutions,” said Ben...

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Boston City Council Notes

February 21, 2018
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The Boston City Council held a hearing on Feb. 14 at Boston City Hall. The following items were discussed.   Maiden Speech by Kim Janey District 7 Councilor Kim Janey made her debut speech at the Boston City Council hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 14, where she called for a hearing regarding opportunities and challenges...

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Residents Call for a Ban on Investor Units

February 21, 2018
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Across the city, corporations are buying up residential units, converting them to short-term rentals through Airbnb and other similar online platforms to turn a quick profit and essentially making a residential unit into a de facto hotel room. As a result, these units have been taken off the market – squeezing the already, very...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

February 21, 2018
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Street sweeping season is here again! The Street Cleaning Program on Beacon Hill kicks off March 1 and runs until December 31. Along with street sweeping come tow trucks for those unfortunate few who forget to check the posted street signs for the sweeping schedule and parking restrictions on the street they park. The...

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Wedding Announcement:John David Corey and Miguel Angel Rosales Married Jan 19 at the Breakers in Palm Beach

February 21, 2018
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John David Corey is a real estate investor in both Boston and Palm Beach.  He specializes in the historic restoration and renovation of single-family townhouses in Beacon Hill.  He has a bachelor’s degree from Boston College in Chestnut Hill and a master’s degree in real estate from the School of Architecture and Planning at...

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Experience the Wonders of LUZIA! Cirque du Soleil’s Astounding Production Opens in Boston June 27 Under Big Top at Suffolk Downs

February 21, 2018
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Cirque du Soleil is coming to Boston with its delightfully-imaginative and visually-stunning production LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. From June 27 – July 29, 2018, audiences are invited to a redesigned white-and-gold Big Top at Suffolk Downs to escape to an imaginary Mexico – a sumptuous world suspended between dreams and reality. In...

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Overnight Lane Closures on Storrow Drive Eastbound Through Feb 23

February 21, 2018
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MassDOT will implement overnight lane closures on Storrow Drive eastbound in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge through Friday, February 23. Single lane closures will be from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m. and double lane closures will be from 11:00 p.m. each night until 5:00 a.m. the following morning. The closures are necessary to safely...

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Police Briefs 02-20-2018

February 21, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny 02/11/18 – A victim reported he was walking in the area of Park Plaza at around 12:10 a.m., when a homeless male approached him. At this time the suspect asked the victim for money, and when the victim reached into his pocket to pull out...

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