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Zakim Bridge Architect Explores its Link to Eiffel Tower

May 17, 2018
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While 3,435 miles and the Atlantic Ocean stand between Paris and Boston, the two cities share a common bond in that each are defined by an iconic, architectural landmark as Beacon Hill architect Miguel Rosales will discuss in his upcoming lecture,  “The Eiffel Tower and the Zakim Bridge: Landmarks of Structural Art,” at the...

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Area A-1 sees 8-Percent Drop in Part One Crime so far in ‘18

April 27, 2018
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Area A-1 has seen an 8-percent decrease in violent and property crime to date in 2018, compared to last year. According to Boston Police, 602 incidents of Part One crime were reported between Jan. 1 and April 8 of this year in the area, which includes Beacon Hill, Chinatown Downtown and the North End,...

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Judy Tedeschi Finds True Reward in Volunteering at Rosie’s Place

April 21, 2018
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Judy Tedeschi Finds True Reward in Volunteering at Rosie’s Place

Judy Tedeschi began volunteering at Rosie’s Place upon relocating to Beacon Street from the South Shore three years ago, but she first visited the oldest women’s shelter in the U.S. years earlier to assist in the dining room with other members of the Second Congregational Church, Cohasset. “At first, I didn’t really appreciate all...

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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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