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Hill House Valentine’s Day Party

February 18, 2016
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Hill House Valentine’s Day Party

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Beacon Hillers Cook Local

February 18, 2016
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Beacon Hillers Cook Local

Alastair and Leslie Adam participated in a in a private tour and cooking class for Beacon Hillers at the Boston Public Market.

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Bin 26 Enoteca Gets Facelift

February 18, 2016
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Bin 26 Enoteca Gets Facelift

By Dan Murphy The Charles Street restaurant Bin 26 Enoteca has reopened after undergoing an extensive interior remodeling. Babak Bina, who owns and operates the upscale Italian eatery with his sister, Chef Azita Bina-Seibel, said the 10-day renovation included the replacement of hardwood flooring and refurbishing the walnut tables and bar, as well as...

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Urban Renewal Council Questions Content of BRA Extension Plan

February 18, 2016
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By Jordan Frias After a year of community outreach, public meetings and public engagement, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) appeared before the City Council’s Committee on Planning and Development on Tuesday, Feb. 9, to discuss urban renewal. Urban renewal has been a contentious subject for residents, according to Corey Zehngebot, senior urban designer and...

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Sun Expands to Two Neighborhoods

February 18, 2016
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The Back Bay Sun changed its name to The Boston Sun and published its first weekly edition last Thursday providing coverage of the Back Bay, South End and  Fenway-Kenmore, neighborhoods of Boston. “We look forward to reporting on the meetings, organizations, schools, and social gatherings in these exciting and vibrant neighborhoods of Boston,” said...

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Young Friends of the Public Garden to Hold Skating Party

February 18, 2016
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By Dan Murphy To commemorate Leap Year, the Young Friends of the Public Garden is welcoming people of all ages on Monday, Feb. 29, for an evening of skating on the Boston Common’s Frog Pond. The cost is $35 per person, which includes skate rental and hot cocoa, as well as use of the...

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Downtown View:Jaywalking is Safest

February 18, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor It gladdened my heart last week to read that state Senator Harriette Chandler, a Democrat from Worcester and the Senate Majority Leader, proposed raising the fine for jaywalking from $1 to $25 for a first offense up to $75 for third offenses and more. She thinks this will save lives....

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Beacon Hillers find Cooking is Fun at Boston Market

February 18, 2016
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By Suzanne Besser Twenty neighbors recently got a good taste of how to ‘eat local’, why it’s so important and just how much fun it can be. They were participants in a private tour and cooking class for Beacon Hillers at the Boston Public Market, the long-awaited market at 100 Hanover Street that opened...

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MGC Calls Boston,Wynn Agreement a Treaty Benefiting All Parties

February 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) unanimously approved the Surrounding Community Agreement (SCA) between Boston and Wynn Everett on Thursday, Feb. 4, calling it a “treaty” that will bring forth new cooperation and new solutions for Charlestown and the region. The MGC discussed the agreement at its meeting and took action on...

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Police Briefs 02-16-2016

February 18, 2016
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From Boston Police Area A-1 Recovered – Stolen Motor Vehicle 01/23/16 – At around 4:27 p.m., officers responded to Charles Street South for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. On arrival, police found a 2011 Chevrolet Traverse that was reported stolen. The car was towed for safekeeping, and the Stolen Motor Vehicle Unit...

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