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Is April the New January?

April 21, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than March. This pronouncement led the pundits to ponder whether, “March is the new February and February is the new March.” As long-time Eastern New Englanders,...

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Scampo Turns 10

April 13, 2018
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Scampo Turns 10

Scampo turned 10 in style on Monday, April 2, as a crowd of around 300 turned out to The Liberty Hotel to celebrate the eatery’s milestone. Lydia Shire, owner and chef of the upscale Italian restaurant with a mozzarella bar, which takes its name from the Italian word for “escape,” was on hand at the...

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Traffic Advisory for Marathon Weekend Posted

April 13, 2018
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The Boston Marathon and the City of Boston’s Patriot’s Day Parade will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018.  The BAA 5K and the Invitational Mile will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  These events will result in street closures and parking restrictions in the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Brighton, Fenway-Kenmore, the North End and Government Center.  People coming...

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Green and White Ball Will Dazzle on April 27

April 13, 2018
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With a new home and a new look, Boston’s most anticipated springtime gala, the Friends of the Public Garden’s Green and White Ball, will bloom at a new venue later this month at Four Seasons Hotel Boston. The event’s new partners, Marc Hall Design, Frost Productions and PEAK Event Services, have helped create a...

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MFA Boston, Celebrates Spring with Annual “Art In Bloom” Festival of Art and Flowers

April 13, 2018
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), celebrates the return of spring with Art in Bloom, taking place Saturday, April 28, through Monday, April 30, following an evening preview on Friday, April 27. For more than 40 years, the festival has paired art from the MFA’s collection—from ancient to contemporary—with floral interpretations created by...

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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

April 13, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 19, starting at 4:00 p.m. at, Boston City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza. Piemonte Room (5th Floor), Boston, MA 02201 The following items are on the agenda:   Violations 1 8.098 BH    81 Mount Vernon Street (VIO.BH.ll6): Applicant: Maria & John...

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Related Beal Closes First Round of Sales at Charles Street Garage

April 13, 2018
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Related Beal announced last week it has closed on the sale of the first block of 20 deeded condominium parking spaces at the Charles Street Garage. Located at 144 Charles St., the Garage is the only 24/7-valet parking option in Beacon Hill. The second phase of sales is now underway. “This milestone demonstrates the...

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Residents Respond to City’s Housing Initiative

April 13, 2018
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In response to a request by the Mayor’s Housing Innovation Lab in the Office of New Urban Mechanics for new ways to co-develop mixed-income housing on city-owned properties, three Beacon Hill residents submitted a proposal last week that would not only enhance two local public assets but also provide housing for families of mixed-income...

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Police Briefs 04-10-2018

April 13, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Larceny 03/28/18 – A Chestnut Street resident reported an unknown male suspect stole packages delivered to the victim’s at around 3 p.m. The suspect was seen on video footage in the foyer archway opening packages and removing their contents. The suspect then fled on foot down Cedar Lane Way.

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BHV Announces Creative Kitchen Tour is Sat

April 6, 2018
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Beacon Hill Village (BHV) is proud to announce that the Creative Kitchens Tour 2018 will take place on Saturday, April 7. Celebrating 5 years of inviting the community to “take a peek” into some of the most interesting and distinguished kitchens on Beacon Hill and in the Back Bay, this fundraising event for the...

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