Monthly Archives: March 2018

BHV Members Make Exercise Part of Their Travel Plans

March 16, 2018
By
BHV Members Make Exercise Part of Their Travel Plans

When 19 Beacon Hill and Back Bay residents associated with Beacon Hill Village traveled to Mazatlan, Mexcio, last month, the group didn’t just have the sun and sand on their minds, they also wanted to stay in shape, and so they invited Cindy Sullivan along to work out. The group trip to Hotel Playa...

Read more »

Park Plaza Urban Renewal Zone Could Be the First to Go

March 16, 2018
By

Known for being home to Emerson College, Four Season Hotel, the Chinatown Trade Building and a vibrant theatre culture, the Park Plaza Urban Renewal area has been turned around over the past decade into a vibrant downtown area of Boston. This Urban Renewal Area might be the first zone that the city will let...

Read more »

Developers of the Motor Mart Garage Move Forward with Residential Tower Extension

March 16, 2018
By

The Motor Mart Garage, located at 201 Stuart St. in downtown Boston, might soon have an additional residential tower sticking up above the existing parking-garage structure. On Friday, March 2, the 201 Stuart Street Owner, LLC., an affiliate of CIM Group LLC submitted a Letter of Intent to the Boston Planning and Development Agency...

Read more »

Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

March 16, 2018
By

Street Occupancy Permits: A Review It seems that everywhere one looks, one sees contractors, painters or plumbers working on Beacon Hill properties. It’s a good sign of the neighborhood’s economic vitality when owners continue to invest in and care for these historic homes. But often neighbors become frustrated with the many street occupancy permits...

Read more »

Longfellow Bridge Closure Rescheduled for March 16 and 17

March 16, 2018
By

MassDOT has canceled the Longfellow Bridge closure previously announced for the early morning of Saturday, March 10. The cancellation is due to inclement weather conditions. The closure has been rescheduled for the early mornings of Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, from 12:00 AM to 7:00 AM each morning. They are necessary to...

Read more »

Boston City Council Updates

March 16, 2018
By

The Boston City Council last met on Wednesday, March 7 at Boston City Hall. The following items were disussed: Appointees to Community Preservation Committee The Community Preservation Committee oversees how Community Preservation Act funds will be allocated throughout the City of Boston. The Council already appointed four members to the committee this past December....

Read more »

Free Parks Dept Indoor Golf Clinics Begin March 26

March 16, 2018
By

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is offering free indoor golf clinics at local Community Centers for both beginners and experienced players who want to brush up on their skills before they hit the links. The clinic series is six weeks long with registration on a first come, first served basis.  The first hour...

Read more »

Registration Open for Hill House Spring Athletic and Programming

March 16, 2018
By

Registration is now open for Hill House’s spring athletics and programming, with more than 90 selections to choose from for children ages 0 to 12. “Young children aren’t receiving enrichment at school yet, and Hill House is a warm and inviting environment for moms, dads and caretakers to bring their children,” said Lauren Schmeig,...

Read more »

You Better Not Cross a Boston Woman… Or Else

March 16, 2018
By

Growing up in Boston, I was surrounded by women of courage, strength, fists they weren’t afraid to use, and many times a lot of dirty words shouted out over coffee or cigarettes. These were the women of Boston proper, and they weren’t really to be messed with. I have aunts to this day I...

Read more »

Let’s Not Even Think about Spring

March 16, 2018
By

Spring has sprung, The grass is riz. I wonder where, The flowers is?    Springtime in eastern New England — now that’s an oxymoron if ever there was one. This Tuesday, March 20, will mark the official start of the 2018 spring season. In view of the trio of nor’easters that have pummeled us...

Read more »

Newsletter


Full Print Edition