Archive for April, 2018

Red Line/Blue Line Connector

April 21, 2018
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The hiring of VHB Engineering to begin a three month study on the feasibility of the Red Line/Blue Line Connector certainly comes as good news to residents who depend on public transportation to commute to their jobs and homes on a daily basis. While the price tag for this connector is steep, the advantages...
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Is April the New January?

April 21, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than March. This pronouncement led the pundits to ponder whether, “March is the new February and February is the new March.” As long-time Eastern New Englanders,...
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Scampo Turns 10

April 13, 2018
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Scampo Turns 10

Scampo turned 10 in style on Monday, April 2, as a crowd of around 300 turned out to The Liberty Hotel to celebrate the eatery’s milestone. Lydia Shire, owner and chef of the upscale Italian restaurant with a mozzarella bar, which takes its name from the Italian word for “escape,” was on hand at the...
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Traffic Advisory for Marathon Weekend Posted

April 13, 2018
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The Boston Marathon and the City of Boston’s Patriot’s Day Parade will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018.  The BAA 5K and the Invitational Mile will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  These events will result in street closures and parking restrictions in the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Brighton, Fenway-Kenmore, the North End and Government Center.  People coming...
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Green and White Ball Will Dazzle on April 27

April 13, 2018
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With a new home and a new look, Boston’s most anticipated springtime gala, the Friends of the Public Garden’s Green and White Ball, will bloom at a new venue later this month at Four Seasons Hotel Boston. The event’s new partners, Marc Hall Design, Frost Productions and PEAK Event Services, have helped create a...
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MFA Boston, Celebrates Spring with Annual “Art In Bloom” Festival of Art and Flowers

April 13, 2018
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), celebrates the return of spring with Art in Bloom, taking place Saturday, April 28, through Monday, April 30, following an evening preview on Friday, April 27. For more than 40 years, the festival has paired art from the MFA’s collection—from ancient to contemporary—with floral interpretations created by...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

April 13, 2018
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Beacon Award Nominations due April 16 Every year at its annual meeting, the Beacon Hill Civic Association gives out an annual community award that honors those people and groups deserving of particular recognition for their significant and sustained contributions to the Beacon Hill community. Called the Beacon Award, this year’s presentation will take place...
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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

April 13, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 19, starting at 4:00 p.m. at, Boston City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza. Piemonte Room (5th Floor), Boston, MA 02201 The following items are on the agenda:   Violations 1 8.098 BH    81 Mount Vernon Street (VIO.BH.ll6): Applicant: Maria & John...
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BHBA Annual Meeting Highlights Past Year’s Achievements

April 13, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Business Association held its annual meeting at Hampshire House on Thursday April 5, highlighting the group’s numerous achievements over the course of the past year. Nina Castellion, outgoing co-president and manager of E.R. Butler & Co., recapped memorable events, including the annual Holiday Stroll, which the organization coordinates behind the scenes....
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Unique Kitchens Attract Visitors to Beacon Hill

April 13, 2018
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The sun shone brightly on the nearly 400 neighbors and friends who toured eight kitchens in Beacon Hill and Back Bay homes during the fifth annual Creative Kitchens Tour, sponsored by Beacon Hill Village (BHV) on Saturday. All unique, the kitchens reflected the lifestyle and vitality of the families that make them the center...
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