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Boston residents living in our neighborhood are fortunate to have some great open spaces within a couple of miles of each other stretching from the North End to the Back Bay. The newly established Greenway that was created after the Central Artery Project was completed is looking better each year with more activities being...

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Shining a Little Light

Shining a Little Light

Dan Webb from the city’s Public Works Gas Lightning Division doing spring cleaning on the Beacon Hill gas lanterns by changing the mantels and glass.

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Garden Club Proceeds to Help Myrtle Street Playground Renovations

The Myrtle Street Playground, where pre-schoolers and their parents gather, is about to be radically transformed. New playground equipment is coming this spring. The planting beds are being transformed and a special playground feature which will provide climbing space for small children will take the playground up a notch in its significance. The Friends...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

Seagle headlines BHCA Annual Meeting May 21 James F. Seagle, Jr., president of Rogerson Communities and a recognized leader in the field of housing and services for elders, will give the keynote address at the BHCA’s 96th Annual Meeting and Reception to be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Monday, May 21, at...

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Rebekah Brooks to be at 96 Charles St On May 11

Rebekah Brooks Jewelry, located at 96 Charles Street, offers an intimate shopping experience within an enchanting space. Fully outfitted with sunning antique display cases, dramatic wallpaper and an ivory wedding gown in the corner, the store features a curated collection of antique jewels alongside exquisite presentations of Rebekah’s handmade line. The company’s classic adornments...

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Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Announces 2018 Public Art Installations

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced a slate of artists and artworks focused on light-based installations and interactive experiences that showcase the rapidly evolving concept of light and art in many forms. The Greenway will exhibit eight historic Massachusetts neon signs, an interactive LED light-based piece commissioned from Luftwerk, and a kinetic sculpture...

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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, May 17, 2018. The hearing will start at 5 p.m. in the Piemonte Room on the fifth floor at City Hall.  Violations 18.1233 BH 17 Hancock Street: Installation of fire strobe and bell at front elevation. Design Review 18.1070 BH 81 Mount Vernon Street: Install...

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Beacon Hill Restaurant Fixture Harvard Gardens and American Cancer Society Work Together Against Cancer

The American Cancer Society has recently grown its partnership with Harvard Gardens, a Beacon Hill neighborhood restaurant since 1930. Just steps away from Massachusetts General Hospital and close to world-renowned cancer research facilities, Harvard Gardens (https://harvardgardens.com) offers “American cuisine, local beers, creative drinks, sultry atmosphere,” at 316 Cambridge St, Boston MA. NCAA Basketball Watch...

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Gibson House Museum Presents Program on Early Baseball in Boston

On Monday, May 21, the Gibson House Museum presents “Honoring and Memorializing the World Champion 1918 Red Sox” with Red Sox Team Historian Gordon Edes and Skip Desjardin, author of the forthcoming book “September 1918: War, Plague, and the World Series.” The year 1918 represents a watershed period in the history of the nation,...

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Police Briefs 05-08-2018

BEACON HILL BEAT From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from a Building  04/23/18 – A victim reported she was sitting in the lobby while waiting for her room to be ready at an Arlington Street hotel between 10:15 and 11 a.m. The victim approached the front desk to pickup her room key, but when...

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