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Fire Dept. at Myrtle St. Playground

August 21, 2012
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Fire Dept. at Myrtle St. Playground

The Friends of the Myrtle Street Playground continued its summer programming with a visit from a Boston Fire Department’s Engine 4 on Aug. 9. “The kids got to drive the truck, climb all over it and wear the fireman gear,” wrote Corinne Emerick of the Friends group. “The playground and all the neighborhood children...

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TEA Plans Fall Gala

August 21, 2012
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The social event of the season is quickly approaching, and is on course to be the most elegant to date. The Esplanade Association’s (TEA) biennial Moon Dance Gala will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, to celebrate the historic Charles River Esplanade and the organization’s vision for its complete and thoughtful restoration, “Esplanade 2020:...

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The Changing Times

August 21, 2012
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Among public officials who are dealing with increasingly tricky density issues in cities across the land, there is the trend in belief about the future of our neighborhood shopping areas that automobiles are going to become a thing of the past. In most older American cities like Boston, where density has been an issue...

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Police Briefs 08-21-2012

August 21, 2012
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Larceny – Over $200 08/07/12 – A female victim reported while eating in a Charles Street restaurant at around 6:30 p.m., unknown person(s) stole her bag, which contained U.S. currency, jewelry and miscellaneous clothing. Larceny in a Building 08/08/12 – A victim reported while in a Beacon Street coffee shop at approximately 9:10 p.m.,...

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Adding Color to the Esplanade: Kaji Aso Studio Artists Partner with Cbi to Bring Painting to the Esplanade

August 14, 2012
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Adding Color to the Esplanade: Kaji Aso Studio Artists Partner with Cbi to Bring Painting to the Esplanade

On Saturday, July 21, Community Boating partnered with the Kaji Aso Studio (KAS) to bring water-color painting to the Charles River Esplanade. As part of the KAS Landscaping and Urban Greenways classes, faculty member Gary Tucker brought his program to the docks of Community Boating. The watercolor artists captured the sights and activities of...

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Local Restaurants to Participate in Restaurant Week, Aug. 19-24

August 14, 2012
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Nine Beacon Hill eateries will be participating in the 12th Restaurant Week Boston, popular promotion scheduled for August 19-24 and August 26-31. During this time diners can take advantage of prix fixe three course dinners for $33.12, three course lunches for $ 20.12 and two course lunches for $15.12. Prices are per person and...

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Thesis and Anti-Thesis

August 14, 2012
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Our neighborhoods, thankfully, are among the safest in the city. Beacon Hill and the Back Bay are examples of wonderful places to live, to shop, to own businesses or to tour. And best of all, our neighborhoods are virtually absent of violent crime and of the pervasive gun play occurring in other neighborhoods with...

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Police Briefs 08-14-2012

August 14, 2012
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Larceny from a Motor Vehicle 07/31/12 – A victim reported that he parked his Honda sedan at Beacon and Brimmer street between 9:30 and 11 a.m. When he returned to his motor vehicle, his bag containing a laptop, Kindle and personal papers was stolen. There was no sign of forced entry into the vehicle....

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21st Amendment to Sponsor ‘Throwback Thursdays”

August 7, 2012
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21st Amendment to Sponsor ‘Throwback Thursdays”

The 21st Amendment at 150 Bowdoin St. is partnering with some of Boston’s biggest celebrities to host the first annual “Throwback Thursdays: A Summer of Charity” series. Every Thursday through the month of August, one local celebrity will team up with a veteran 21st Amendment employee as guest bartenders to raise money for a...

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North End Library Available During West End Library Closure in August

August 7, 2012
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This month, the West End Library, 151 Cambridge Street will undergo building improvements. A new roof will be constructed, ,prompting the temporary closure of the library beginning at 5pm on Friday, August 10. “Roof work will start on Monday, August 13 and is expected to be completed in just under three weeks,” according to...

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