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75 on Cambridge Slated to Open at Former Grampy’s Gas Station Site

May 8, 2013
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75 on Cambridge – the newest addition to the burgeoning 75 Chestnut restaurant chain – is slated to open on the former site of Grampy’s gas station at 209 Cambridge St. in the fall of 2014. “It gives us an opportunity to take this emerging brand we have to other side of Beacon Hill...

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Beacon Hill Shines

Beacon Hill Shines

The Annual Boston Shines Cleanup was held on Saturday. Volunteers took time to give many streets on Beacon Hill a thorough sweeping of the winter’s dirt and sand. In the above photo volunteers gave some much needed TLC at Phillips Street Playground.

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Hearing Set on West Cedar St. Shed Dormer

On May 1, the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will meet to discuss the proposed addition of a shed dormer to 5 West Cedar Street.  The proposed scope of work is to add a 12-foot wide shed dormer to the garden courtyard (southfacing) side of the existing gable roof and replace...

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Input Sought for Types of Businesses Here

The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Retail Vacancy Task Force’s mission is to identify types of stores and businesses the residents want and that will complement the existing retail mix, and then encourage such businesses to open a location in Beacon Hill as vacancies occur. Almost 400 people have already completed the survey that lets the task...

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State Rep. Candidates Discuss City’s Biggest Challenges, Issues

May 1, 2013
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Two Democratic candidates vying for the state representative seat vacated by Marty Walz discussed their views on the city’s biggest challenges and issues when they faced off in a debate at the First Church in Boston last Tuesday. Josh Dawson, a 30-year-old Back Bay resident who previously served as executive director of State Treasurer...

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Forum Set for State Rep. Candidates

On Tuesday, May 7,   beginning at  6:30 pm, the Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay, the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association and the West End Civic Association will present a State Representative Candidates Forum for the 8th Suffolk District, which is made up of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the West End...

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Annual Duckling Day Parade, May 12

The Friends of the Public Garden will celebrate Mother’s Day with Boston-area families during its annual “Duckling Day” parade on Sunday, May 12.  Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Parkman Bandstand in the Boston Common, and the parade will begin at noon. Based on the children’s classic “Make Way for Ducklings” by...

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Meals and Snacks Throughout the Week

April 23, 2013
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Meals and Snacks Throughout the Week

This group of Boston Police officers were carrying their lunches in the Boston Public Garden. Area restaurants and food trucks have been treating first responders to meals and snacks throughout the week.

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Local ‘Run for the Roses’ Starts April 25

April 23, 2013
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Local ‘Run for the Roses’ Starts April 25

Beginning April 25 through May 4, The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) is joining forces with five neighborhood businesses to pay homage to The Kentucky Derby by providing their own “Run for the Roses”.  This event will encourage locals to explore the neighborhood and learn more about the unique partnership between the BHCA and...

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Marathon Flags

April 23, 2013
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Marathon Flags

Boston Marathon flags remained aloft this week, flying from the steeple of the Old South Church in Copley Square.

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