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Charles River Bistro Strives to be The Esplanade’s Community Center

September 10, 2015
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Charles River Bistro Strives to be The Esplanade’s Community Center

As the café’s managers see it, the Charles River Bistro serves two primary functions: to feed visitors to the Esplanade, and, perhaps just as importantly, to function as the de facto community center for the park. “We like being a community hub, and the Bistro has become a destination,” said Christopher Sinclair, who along...

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‘Out of the Park’ Event is Sunday

September 10, 2015
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The Highland Street Foundation, the Boston Red Sox and the City’s Parks and Recreation Department, today announced the second annual “Out of the Park” event, a free, family-friendly program that will transform a busy corner of Boston Common into Fenway Park.  On Sunday, September 13, “Out of the Park” will present the Red Sox/Tampa...

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Downtown View:Donald O’Trump

September 10, 2015
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It started when the nine-year-old in our family misheard Donald Trump’s name and called him, with disgust and outrage, Donald O’Trump. She hasn’t been the only one disgusted and outraged. Globe columnists, Times columnists, television commentators have been spewing disbelief, abhorrence, indignation and revulsion. They parse his “policies” as if they actually mean something....

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Downtown View:More Children Downtown.Now What?

September 1, 2015
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Karen is taking a break. This column from January 2012 still has relevance three years later. New mayor, but same problem, and a new school in the North End and an expanded school in the North End is not enough for downtown families. Mayor Menino has once again focused on the schools, and we...

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BTU to Hold Back to School Fair

September 1, 2015
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Save the Date! Join the Boston Teachers Union (BTU) Sept. 19 for their 2nd annual Back to School Fair! This FREE event starts at 2 p.m. and goes until 5 p.m. and features live music, food and other entertainment to help ring in the new school year.  We’ll be giving away over 40,000 free...

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BHCA Block Party Set for Sept.20

September 1, 2015
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Don’t miss the neighborhood’s biggest party!  On Sunday, September 20th, the Beacon Hill Civic Association will once again host the Neighborhood Block Party from 12noon to 4pm in-front of The Firehouse, 127 Mt. Vernon Street. The annual event welcomes back the community after each summer for a fun-filled afternoon.  We’ll have the return of...

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Manager Says Peet’s to Stay Charles Street Coffee Shop

September 1, 2015
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Manager Says Peet’s to Stay Charles Street Coffee Shop

Adam Schuhose wants to make one thing clear: the Peet’s Coffee & Tea store he manages at 62-66 Charles St. isn’t slated to become a bank branch. “While I’m here, it will remain a retail location and not become a bank,” said Schuhose, a 28-year-old Long Island native who has worked at various area...

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Suffolk University Sells Archer and Donahue for $43.5M

September 1, 2015
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Suffolk University Sells Archer and Donahue for $43.5M

Suffolk University has sold its Hiriam J. Archer and Frank J. Donahue buildings to a New York commercial real-estate firm for $43.5 million. JDMD Owners purchased the two buildings, which are located at Temple and Derne streets and share connecting hallways, under an agreement that allows Suffolk to stay on as a tenant at...

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Dock Party

August 28, 2015
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Dock Party

Peter Steinberg, Megan Nelson, Sara Beth, and Michael Cohen walk the docks at sunset during the 1st Annual Young Professionals Dock Party at Community Boating, July 30. The event was a kick-off for the Raise the Sails Planning Committee, which will be putting on a gala Nov. 4 at the Liberty Hotel.

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Mayor Walsh Highlights Freedom Trail Extensive Improvements

August 28, 2015
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today highlighted the extensive improvements the City’s Department of Public Works has been making to Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail in over 60 locations from Boston Common to Bunker Hill. The planned project includes replacing all sections of sidewalk under City jurisdiction in need of repair...

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