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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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Lecture Recalls Remarkable Life of Quaker and International Journalist Nora Waln

April 6, 2018
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When Mark Kiefer comes to the Beacon Hill Friends House on Wednesday, April 11, to discuss the life of Nora Waln, his great-aunt, as well as a Quaker and accomplished international journalist, he believes her story will have just as much relevance today as it did when she came of age nearly 100 years...

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Panificio Sets Stage for Live Music in the Neighborhood

March 30, 2018
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Panificio Sets Stage for Live Music in the Neighborhood

Besides offering a casual, inviting dining atmosphere, Panificio Bistro and Bakery at 144 Charles St. is currently emerging as one of the neighborhood’s premier venues for live music. “Panificio is a great because it can be either loud and fun or as intimate as you want,” said John Everett Martin, a longtime bartender and...

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Mass DOT Gives Green Light for New Charlestown/N Washington St Bridge

March 30, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Mass DOT) board of directors voted to proceed with construction last week after accepting the lowest bid of $177 million from ACS/J F White Contracting for the new Charlestown/North Washington Street Bridge, which Beacon Hill architect Miguel Rosales has conceived to complement his iconic Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill...

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Beacon Hill Market Reopens for Business

March 30, 2018
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In anticipation of its grand opening tomorrow, Friday, March 30, the Beacon Hill Market is now operating under new management. Soni Manandhar, an Everett resident who worked at the Family Market in Chelsea for around five years, has assumed ownership of the store at 55 Anderson St. The market, which already stocks the usual...

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Registration Open for Hill House Spring Athletic and Programming

March 16, 2018
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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,...

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Esplanade Association Offering Early-Bird Specials Through March 10

March 1, 2018
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The Esplanade Association is now offering early-bird specials on packages for membership and admission to its signature events through March 10. Individuals can opt for the $195 bundle, which includes a Friend-level membership to the organization; entrance to the Summer Dock Party – a festive event held on the banks of the Charles River...

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Officials React Positively to Sidewalk Settlement

February 21, 2018
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Neighborhood elected officials are responding positively to news of the legal settlement between the city and the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA), which will allow the Public Works Department (PWD) to continue installing ADA-compliant curb-ramps at sidewalks throughout the Historic Beacon Hill District. “I want to thank the mayor, Rep. Livingstone, the Beacon Hill...

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Navigation Apps Bring More Traffic to Previously Quiet Streets

February 21, 2018
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Due to the rapidly growing usage of Google Maps, WAZE and other navigation apps, once-quiet, residential streets on Beacon Hill are now seeing unprecedented increases in traffic as they become common crossovers on the most recommended routes. “Neighbors are struggling to adjust to the new traffic patterns…and there are no simple solutions,” said Ben...

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Proposed ‘Digital Urban Panels’ Meeting with Strong Opposition

February 14, 2018
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A capacity crowd was on hand at the State Transportation Building on Thursday, Feb. 8, when the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Office of Outdoor Advertising reviewed an application to install multiple “digital urban panels” at four MBTA stations. Boston-based Outfront Media, LLC, represented by John Mahoney, the company’s director of business development, filed...

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