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Boston-Mexico Partnership is Featured in BAC Exhibition

October 12, 2017
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Students and faculty from The Boston Architectural College (BAC) are building bridges to Mexico. A collaboration with the Centro Metropolitano de Arquitectura Sustentable (CMAS) in Mexico City has explored local and international work around Rising Tides and Resiliency in Boston and Lynn, Massachusetts; Mangrove Ecosystems in the Yucatan Shores; and the 400 year-old UNESCO...

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Blessing of the Animals

October 5, 2017
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Blessing of the Animals

Last Sunday, the Annual Blessing of the Animals took place at many local churches.In the above photo Fr. John Unni, Pastor of St. Cecilia’s Church in the Back Bay gives the blessing to the pets of local parshioners.

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Beacon Hill Village Elects New Directors

October 5, 2017
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Three downtown residents recently joined Beacon Hill Village’s board of directors. Jan Beaven has been a member of the Village since 2013. She has served on BHV’s Marketing Committee and is vice chair of the Village Council. Beaven lives in Back Bay and is a consultant and former banking professional. Charley Davidson is a...

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Old Fashioned Family Fun at Lala Rokh

October 5, 2017
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For over 20 years, family has always been a huge part of Lala Rokh. They have watched kids grow up over the years and then come in with their own children. This community has always been important to us which is why every Sunday night is Sunday Night Family Night. On Sunday, September 17...

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Public Garden’s Ducklings Turn 30

October 5, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The sculptor who brought Mrs. Mallard and her family of aquatic birds from Robert McCloskey’s classic children’s story “Make Way for Ducklings” to life in the Public Garden will preside over a 30th-birthday celebration for this Boston landmark in the park this Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m....

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Downtown View:Passive vs Active

October 5, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor Boston is an odd city in many ways. We do have a lion and a unicorn, but our favorite icons are a grasshopper (Faneuil Hall) a cod (State House) and ducklings and swans (Public Garden). Those creatures might seem insignificant in some cities, but we’re going with what we’ve got....

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Annual Storybook Ball Scheduled for Oct 14

October 5, 2017
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Every three minutes a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. Scary for adults—and even scarier for children. MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) will bring a heightened awareness to this growing problem at its upcoming Storybook Ball. Now in its 18th year, the Storybook Ball is one of Boston’s pinnacle events, bringing...

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Artists Crossing Presents the Boston unCommon Music Festival

October 5, 2017
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Artists Crossing will present the Boston unCommon Music Festival, taking place at the Parkman Bandstand on Saturday October 7, and featuring seven Boston-based bands. Artists Crossing is proud to bring the Boston unCommon Music Festival to the Boston Common for the first time. This debut event will showcase local bands I Was Awake, Colbis...

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Walsh’s Fall Pumpkin Float Set for Oct 20

October 5, 2017
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced that the annual Fall Pumpkin Float will be held at the Boston Common Frog Pond on Friday, October 20, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Hundreds of illuminated jack-o’-lanterns will be floated on the water accompanied by spooky family activities. Attendees are asked to bring 8-inch or smaller...

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Exploring the Charles River Esplanade with Margo Newman at BHWF Oct 10

October 5, 2017
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By Amy Tsurumi The Charles River Esplanade is no doubt one of the most vibrant areas of Boston and a city icon. On any given sunny day, masses of people enjoy running along the Charles, soaking up the sun on boats of various shapes and spending time with family on the playground.  Home to...

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