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Stylish and Sweet

April 14, 2017
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Stylish and Sweet

Brigitte Currier, 8, enjoys a cupcake during the Emerald Necklace Conservancy’s Party in the Park at the Four Seasons Hotel near Boston Common on Sunday, April 9. Beyond cupcakes, the popular event featured a children’s fashion show and tea.

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Beacon Hill Garden Club has Something to Celebrate

April 14, 2017
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Beacon Hill Garden Club has Something to Celebrate

In 2018 the Beacon Hill Garden Club will be 90 years old. At its beginning, the club owed much to the vision and tenacity of founder Gertrude Beals Bourne, a gifted watercolorist and avid gardener. She and her husband, Frank, a founder of the Beacon Hill Civic Association, resided at the Sunflower Castle, the picturesque...

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Mayor Walsh to File Home Rule:Petition to Change Current Shadow Laws

April 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Mayor Martin Walsh has filed a long anticipated Home Rule Petition with Boston City Council called, “Petition for a Special Law Re: An Act Protecting Sunlight and Promoting Economic Development in the City of Boston,” that would change the 25-year-old State laws that govern shadows on the Boston Common and the...

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Downtown View:Hunting for Spring

April 14, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor About this time of year, everyone gets antsy. When will winter really end? A few warm days help make everyone feel better. But it is when the magnolias bloom along Back Bay’s streets and when the beds in the Boston Public Garden fill with blooms that it really seems like...

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BHCA Community Corner

April 14, 2017
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Spring Cleaning Days April 28 & 29 “Love Your Block,” formerly Boston Shines, takes place on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29. Beacon Hillers are encouraged to help clean their own block of the litter and debris that accumulated during the winter and spring. The Joint Charles Street Committee, comprising members of both...

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Second Annual ‘A Walk in the Park’ Children’s Tea and Fashion Show

April 14, 2017
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Party in the Park, the much-anticipated annual luncheon benefiting the Justine Mee Liff Fund for the Emerald Necklace, introduces its second annual “A Walk in the Park” Children’s Tea and Fashion Show. Last year’s event launched the Emerald Necklace Explorers Club, Party in the Park’s first ever children’s programming. The Emerald Necklace Explorers Club...

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Hill Residents to Run Boston Marathon to Benefit MGH

April 14, 2017
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By Dan Murphy After attending her first Boston Marathon three years ago, Grove Street resident Kristin Monaco was committed to running it herself, but that dream was derailed last year due to a ski injury that kept her out of the footrace. This year, however, she plans to complete the 121st marathon on April...

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Esplanade Association and the American Meteorological Society Hosts Public Lecture on ‘Climate Change and Local Solutions’

April 14, 2017
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Although the enormity of global warming can sometimes be daunting, there are many steps that communities, organizations, and people can take to help reverse or slow the negative impacts of climate change. To help inspire local action, the Esplanade Association, in partnership with the American Meteorological Society, will host a community lecture entitled, “Climate...

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Boston City Council Chamber Set for New Accessibility Upgrades

April 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Christopher A. Iannella Chamber that hosts the weekly Boston City Council hearings is set for some major accessibility upgrades. At least week’s city council hearing on April 5, City Council President Michelle Wu gave an update on the much needed project as it gets set for construction over the summer....

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Gibson House Museum Recalls Early Baseball in Boston

April 14, 2017
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Baseball fans have a chance to explore the game’s present and revisit its past on Tuesday, May 9, when the Gibson House Museum, in conjunction with the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) and the Boston Braves Historical Association (BBHA), presents “Boston Baseball’s Colorful Characters.” This is your chance to meet other baseball history...

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