Monthly Archives: May 2018

Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, May 17, 2018. The hearing will start at 5 p.m. in the Piemonte Room on the fifth floor at City Hall.  Violations 18.1233 BH 17 Hancock Street: Installation of fire strobe and bell at front elevation. Design Review 18.1070 BH 81 Mount Vernon Street: Install...

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Beacon Hill Restaurant Fixture Harvard Gardens and American Cancer Society Work Together Against Cancer

The American Cancer Society has recently grown its partnership with Harvard Gardens, a Beacon Hill neighborhood restaurant since 1930. Just steps away from Massachusetts General Hospital and close to world-renowned cancer research facilities, Harvard Gardens (https://harvardgardens.com) offers “American cuisine, local beers, creative drinks, sultry atmosphere,” at 316 Cambridge St, Boston MA. NCAA Basketball Watch...

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Gibson House Museum Presents Program on Early Baseball in Boston

On Monday, May 21, the Gibson House Museum presents “Honoring and Memorializing the World Champion 1918 Red Sox” with Red Sox Team Historian Gordon Edes and Skip Desjardin, author of the forthcoming book “September 1918: War, Plague, and the World Series.” The year 1918 represents a watershed period in the history of the nation,...

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Police Briefs 05-08-2018

BEACON HILL BEAT From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from a Building  04/23/18 – A victim reported she was sitting in the lobby while waiting for her room to be ready at an Arlington Street hotel between 10:15 and 11 a.m. The victim approached the front desk to pickup her room key, but when...

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90 Years and Going Strong

It’s that time of the year again when the Beacon Hill Garden Club will be hosting its annual Soiree and Tour of the Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill. The Soiree will be held next Wednesday night, May 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. and the Gardens Tour will be on Thursday, May 17 from...

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Obituaries 05-08-2018

Jane D’Esopo McKinnell Long time Beacon Hill resident Jane D’Esopo McKinnell, a long time resident of Beacon Hill, died suddenly on March 30 at the age of 83. She had stayed, as usual, optimistic despite health setbacks during the fall and winter and looked forward to resuming life as she had known it. Jane,...

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French Cultural Center to Celebrate 40 Years of Fundraising at Le Bal Révolution on May 12

French Cultural Center to Celebrate 40 Years of Fundraising at Le Bal Révolution on May 12

Le Bal Révolution – the French Cultural Center’s major fundraising gala – will storm the Liberty Hotel on Saturday, May 12, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. This year’s Co-Chairs Deb Hanley, Karen Rotenberg, and Martha Volpe, along with Honorary Co-Chair Suki de Bragança, and the French Cultural Center’s Executive Director Barbara Bouquegneau, will preside...

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Jordan Whitney’s Film Shown at BPL

Jordan Whitney’s Film Shown at BPL

Jordan Whitney, a third grade student at the Eliot Public School in the North End, who resides with her family on Phillips Street on Beacon Hill,  had her film screened at the 7th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival, that took place at the Boston Public Library’s Rabb Auditorium in Copley Square on Saturday, April...

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Annual Duckling Parade Set for Mother’s Day

Duckling Day on Sunday, May 13, is the cutest family event in Boston. The Friends of the Public Garden, in association with the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department, will celebrate Mother’s Day with Boston-area families during its annual Duckling Day. A beloved tradition for more than 30 years, Duckling Day celebrates the...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

First Friday Coffee Hour May 4 Join BHCA Executive Director Patricia Tully and Event Chair Emily Weiskopf at First Friday Coffee Hour May 4 at Au Bon Pain, 209 Cambridge Street, from 8:30 – 9:30 am. “This is a wonderful opportunity to come by yourself or with a friend or neighbor to learn more...

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