Archive for December, 2018

Hill House Tree & Wreath Sale

December 6, 2018
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Hill House Tree & Wreath Sale

Max Amadeo and Trevor McCormack head home with their Christmas tree in hand last Saturday, Dec. 1, during the Hill House’s annual wreath and tree sale at the Firehouse.
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‘Hill House Tour’ Returns Dec 9

December 6, 2018
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“The Beacon Hill Holiday House” tour returns on Sunday, Dec. 9, from noon to 4 p.m. For more than 20 years, the Nichols House Museum has organized and hosted the tour, which offers the public a rare opportunity to experience a select group of private residences. “The ‘House Tour’ has been annual tradition, which is...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

December 6, 2018
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Holiday Decorating Thank you to all our friends and neighbors who have supported our campaign to decorate the gas lamps on Beacon Hill. You make this a special place to live and work. Thanks to Historic New England, City of Boston, Charles Street Liquors, Panificio, Charles Street Supply, and Anna’s Taqueria for their support....
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Holiday Happenings

December 6, 2018
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‘Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll’ returns Dec. 6 The Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll presents the annual “Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll” on Thursday, Dec. 6, with many returning crowd-pleasers, including the Back Bay Ringers, the Brass Quartet, the Apollo Club, Kings Chapel carolers and everyone’s favorite – the complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides by Bridal Carriage Co.,...
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Former John Jeffries House to become ‘The Whitney’

December 6, 2018
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The former John Jeffries House at 170 Charles St. will become “The Whitney” when it reopens as a boutique hotel this spring. Boston-based developer Related Beal, which purchased the building from Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) for $40 million in 2016, has undertaken an extensive rehabilitation of the property and constructed a 12,000-square...
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Local Author Delights Residents with Memories of Dining Out

December 6, 2018
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For those interested in the history of eating out in Boston, local author James O’Connell’s new book, ‘Dining Out in Boston: A Culinary History,’ is for you. O’Connell gave a presentation of the book at The Learning Project on Marlborough Street on Nov. 15. The event was hosted by the Neighborhood Association of the...
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Beacon Hill Women’s Forum to Celebrate the Holidays on Dec 18

December 6, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) will fête the holiday season with a cocktail party starting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday , Dec. 18,  at the Hampshire House. While typically the monthly forums are for women only, partners are also invited to attend this month to celebrate the season, for what promises to be...
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City Council Holds Hearing on Corporate Tax-Break Transparency

December 6, 2018
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The City Council Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on Nov. 29, regarding corporate tax break transparency in the City of Boston. With recent conversations around the location of Amazon second headquarters, tax break transparency is on the minds of the Council and the public. Councilor Michael Flaherty said that there have...
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Neighborhood Roundup

December 6, 2018
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‘Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll’ returns Dec. 6 The Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll presents the annual “Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll” on Thursday, Dec. 6, with many returning crowd-pleasers, including the Back Bay Ringers, the Brass Quartet, the Apollo Club, Kings Chapel carolers and everyone’s favorite – the complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides by Bridal Carriage Co.,...
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Police Briefs 12-04-2018

December 6, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Aggravated Assault and Battery 11/26/18 – A victim reported as she was walking through the Public Garden in the area of Beacon and Arlington streets at about 4:03 p.m., she was shoved and her phone was grabbed out of her hand. The victim stated she confronted...
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