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New Upgrades Are Coming to 11 Isabella Street in Bay Village

May 25, 2018
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Located next to an abandoned building and surface parking lot in the Bay Village, another building is set to get some renovations along Isabella Street. Two brothers, Benjamin and Daniel Moll of Arx Urban architects and active members in the Bay Village community, presented their plans to update a four story brick building at...

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Now + There Has Big Plans for the Upcoming Year

May 25, 2018
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This year, Now + There, a non-profit that creates temporary public art projects, introduced its 2018 theme, Common Home. Over the next six months, two female artists and seven Boston artists completing the Now + There Public Art Accelerator will present thought-provoking projects that explore such themes as responsibility and power, memory and recorded...

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Boylston St Marker Project Gets Key Approvals from City Agencies

May 25, 2018
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Two sites along Boylston Street were forever changed when two bombs went off near the finish line in April 2013, changing those families connected to those lost and also the greater Boston community. To mark that horrific event artist Eduardo Stantec worked closely with the families most affected by the bombings to come up...

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Lack of Participation in the City’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program Upsets City Council

May 17, 2018
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After seeing a decline in participation in the City’s Payments in Lieu of Taxes PILOT agreement with tax-exempt institutions, Councilors Lydia Edwards and Anissa Essaibi-George filed a hearing order to give a nudge to these institutions to contribute more to the City of Boston. “I am presenting this hearing order today because of the...

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Suffolk County DA Candidates Forum Sparks Debate Among the Contenders

May 11, 2018
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A heated discussion between the candidates for Suffolk County District Attorney took place in a packed room at Suffolk University Law School on Thursday, May 3. The event was moderated by Meghan Irons the social justice reporter for The Boston Globe and was hosted by Boston Wards 3, 4, and 5 Democratic Committees, Suffolk...

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Transforming Steriti Rink from Ice to Tropics:BLO’s Presents Trouble in Tahiti May 11-20

May 4, 2018
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Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) is gearing up its elaborate set design and seating for its production of “Trouble in Tahiti” and “Arias & Barcarolles” – two Leonard Bernstein works newly combined into one harmonious piece about marriage, dreams, and disillusionment. The design will transform the the interior of the DCR’s Steriti Memorial Rink along...

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Esplanade Association and DCR Celebrate Another Year of Success

April 21, 2018
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With summer right around the corner, the Esplanade Association is gearing up for another strong year along the historic park in downtown Boston. At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Esplanade Association on Monday, April 9 at the Hampshire House in Beacon Hill, members caught up on the accomplishments of the organizations work from...

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Bay Village Residents Looking for Funds to Restore Local Park

April 21, 2018
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After years of wear and tear at the Bay Village Park at the corners of Charles Street South, Melrose and Fayette Streets, residents are looking for a source of funding to spruce up this hidden gem in the heart of the neighborhood. At the Bay Village Neighborhood Association’s (BVNA) executive board meeting on Monday,...

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Malley Looks at Fees to Tackle Vacant Storefronts and Apartments

April 21, 2018
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Plaguing the commercial and residential districts throughout the city, empty storefronts and vacant apartments are making it seem that Boston is experiencing market failure, despite the strong economy, real estate values and low unemployment rate. In an effort to reverse the trend, Councilor Matt O’Malley of Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury wants to start...

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Greg Henning Announces for Suffolk County District Attorney Office

April 13, 2018
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A Bostonian through and through, Greg Henning a prosecutor and mentor in the community he has served for over 12 years is stepping up and running for the office of District Attorney. For 10 years, Henning has worked as an assistant district attorney in the Suffolk County DA’s office, prosecuting a variety of cases...

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