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DCR to Review Road Surface Improvements to Storrow Drive

November 11, 2016
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By Dan Murphy In the coming weeks, the Department of Conservation and Recreation will begin reviewing surface improvements to Storrow Drive and the Storrow Drive Tunnel, said DCR spokesman Troy Wall. The state agency will work with the Waltham engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger to improve bicycle and pedestrian access between the Charles...

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BHV Announces A Series on Living Well / Ending Well

November 11, 2016
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With the publication of Atul Gawande’s book Being Mortal in 2014, the difficult subject of death and dying was brilliantly reframed as living to the last with autonomy, dignity, and even joy. In it, Dr. Gawande, a renowned surgeon, writer and public health researcher at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, describes how...

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Designing A Dream:Sara Campbell at BHWF Tonight

November 11, 2016
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By Kathy Hull We often wonder whether or not women today can “have it all”:  can you happily have a big career and a family at the same time?  Can you have a successful business while also working for the common good?  Tonight, at Hampshire House, the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) welcomes Sara...

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All Star Pizza Bar Closer to Opening Cambridge Street Location

November 11, 2016
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By Dan Murphy One of the owners of All Star Pizza Bar outlined his plans to open a second location on Cambridge Street during a meeting of the Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee on Wednesday. Kosta Diamantopoulos, who opened the original location in Cambridge’s Inman Square with his brother Johnny in...

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Boston Public Library Offers Free Homework Help

November 11, 2016
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Boston Public Library’s free Homework Help program is underway and runs through May 25, 2017, offering free afterschool help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. The program, offered Monday through Thursday from 3:30 -5:30 p.m. is open to students in grades K-8; no registration required. Boston Teacher’s Union tutors are also available...

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A Day in the Life of Council President Michelle Wu

November 11, 2016
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By Joseph Prezioso In spending a day with Council President Michelle Wu, one quickly sees her talk is her walk. The sun hadn’t quite made it up Thursday morning when City Council President Michelle Wu began rushing around her Roslindale home to get out the door and get on the go. A lone jogger...

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City of Boston Permanently Implements Successful Pilot Commercial Loading Project

November 11, 2016
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The City of Boston recently completed a pilot program on Cambridge Street designed to afford better access to curbside commercial loading zones in an effort to reduce the incidence of double parking by commercial vehicles, improve safety for people riding bicycles and provide a smoother flow of traffic.  During the trial period, the hours...

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Lighting of the Park’s Signature Trellis Set for November 21

November 11, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP), and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 14th annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday, November 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Located at 110 Atlantic Avenue on Boston’s historic waterfront, Christopher Columbus Park is transformed into a holiday...

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Boston Children’s Chorus Young Men’s Ensemble Concert Set for November 19

November 11, 2016
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In the Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) season-opener, their Young Men’s Ensemble presents a concert entitled, “We Are…,” with selections that seek to redefine and broaden the definition of what it means to be a man. This ticketed show is open to the public and is presented as part of the Gardner Museum’s Sunday Concert...

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Police Briefs 11-08-2016

November 11, 2016
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny – Bike 10/27/16 – A victim reported he locked his black Hardrock Spec 15 bicycle to a parking meter on Charles Street at around 5:20 p.m., but when he returned a short time later, it was missing.  

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