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Businesses Impacted by Bombings Unite to Support Medical Center

April 7, 2014
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This weekend, a two-day shopping event in the Back Bay will bring together some of the businesses impacted by the tragic events of last year’s Boston Marathon, with participating stores donating a portion of their proceeds to the Boston Medical Center. Sikara & Co. Modern Fusion Jewelry, located at 250 Newbury St., and Bonobos...

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Creative Kitchens Tour 2014

March 31, 2014
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Creative Kitchens Tour 2014

New this spring is a Saturday afternoon walking tour through some remarkable kitchens in Beacon Hill and the Back Bay. ‘Creative Kitchens Tour 2014’, to be held this Saturday, April 5, offers a rare opportunity for guests to step inside eight 19th century townhouses to glimpse their gracious and distinctive kitchens, ranging in décor...

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Fundraising Event Honors Youngest Victim of Marathon

March 31, 2014
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A fundraising event at Beacon Street’s Carrie Nation on April 13 will honor Martin Richard, who at age 8, was the youngest victim in the Boston Marathon bombings. Vicky Shen, who coached Martin, along with his siblings Jane and Henry Richard, in track and field through the Youth Enrichment Services (YES) track and field...

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Red Sox Opener to Be Celebrated on Charles Street

March 31, 2014
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On Friday, April 4, from noon to 3 p.m., many Charles Street stores will celebrate the Boston Red Sox home opener with an opening celebration of their own. Stores will offer food, fun and springtime promotions. “It’s been a long winter for all of us in our community. Spring heralds renewal with warmer weather,...

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April Is Membership Month at the BHCA

March 31, 2014
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association, now in its 92nd year of working with the Beacon Hill community, is devoting the month of April to encourage residents, businesses, and nonprofit organizations to join or renew their membership. Serving as an organized voice for the approximately 9,000 residents of Beacon Hill, the BHCA strives to preserve...

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Final Stretch

March 25, 2014
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Final Stretch

The Esplanade Association held a celebration event marking the end of a long winter on March 6. Committee members Christian Stephen and Laura Bange with Jude Weiskopf, Suzanne Finn, and Tony Case.

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2014 Boston Marathon Banners

March 25, 2014
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2014 Boston Marathon Banners

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the unveiling of the 2014 Boston Marathon banners on Boylston Street outside of Marathon Sports last week. Marathon Sports Manager Shane O’ Hara and four-time Boston Marathon Champion Bill Rodgers were on hand to unveil the banners.

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Annual Beacon Award Nominations Requested

March 25, 2014
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association invites the community to nominate candidates for the 18th Annual Beacon Award. Instituted in 1997 by the BHCA as part of its Diamond Jubilee Year, the Beacon Award annually honors those individuals or groups deserving of particular recognition for significant and sustained contribution to the Beacon Hill community. Nomination...

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Meet Author Ben Bradlee Jr. At Hampshire House

March 25, 2014
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Calling all Ted Williams baseball fans: Hosts Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill and the Hampshire House invite you to start baseball season off with a hit by meeting local author Ben Bradlee Jr. on Monday, March 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hampshire House (84 Beacon St.) for a book signing of his...

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Boston Public Garden Receives Award from Yankee Magazine

March 25, 2014
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The Public Garden, located in the heart of Boston, has been recognized as a 2014 “Editors’ Choice 2014 Home and Garden Award” winner in Yankee Magazine’s March/April issue. This exclusive designation recognizes Yankee’s editors’ favorite New England home and garden shops, public gardens, garden ornaments and furniture, garden accessories and restaurant gardens. “This special...

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