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Refugee Exhibit Now Going On at Long Wharf

October 21, 2016
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Most Americans do not know what it is like to have to leave your home, your neighborhood and your country and undertake a perilous journey that you do not know what awaits you if you are lucky enough to survive the crossing. However, for more than 65 million people in places like South Sudan,...

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Historic New England Raises Funds to Support New England History

October 21, 2016
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Historic New England hosted “A Century on The Hill” on Sept. 30, with Committee Co-chairs Joan and Ernst Berndt, Karen and Warren McFarlan, and Gina and Steve White. Beacon Hill residents Joan and Ernst Berndt served as co-chairs of the event and welcomed more than 100 guests to the historic Otis House for an...

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Polo in Boston

October 14, 2016
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Polo in Boston

Players competed on the open field, muddy and wet, making control of the ball difficult at times during Boston’s inaugural Polo team match against New York on Sunday, Oct. 2, in Georgetown. Players from the neighborhood hope to get Boston on the map as a competitive polo city. Boston lost its opening match, 9-11,...

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“Cook with a Fire in Her Soul” at the BHWF Tonight

October 14, 2016
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“Cook with a Fire in Her Soul” at the BHWF Tonight

By Kathy Hull Tonight, the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) welcomes Azita Bina-Seibel, one of Boston’s top chefs and restauranteurs, for her talk “Cooking: The Recipe for Success.”  Included in Esquire’s “Female Universe of Culinary Bostonians,” Ms. Bina-Seibel is co-owner of the Beacon Hill gems LaLa Rokh and Bin 26 Enoteca.  She cultivated her...

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Florina Pizzeria Gets Nod for License Transfer

October 14, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee voted Wednesday not to oppose the transfer of a conditional-use permit from the former Derne St. Deli to a pizzeria that now occupies the storefront. John Cucinatti, who opened Florina Pizzeria and Paninioteca at the corner of Derne and Temple streets about...

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Downtown View:A Look at the Library

October 14, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor Summer has ended. We’re back. The renovations to the 1972 Johnson building at the Central Library are finished. You must see the results. They are scrumptious. It was the former library president, Amy Ryan, whose experience in other parts of the country helped her envision a happier and more serviceable...

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BHCA Community Corner

October 14, 2016
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Membership in the Beacon Hill Civic Association offers many benefits, including the opportunity to meet and connect with neighbors. To that end, the BHCA hosts a monthly gathering at one of the neighborhood’s most popular local watering holes, 75 Chestnut, on the first Monday of every month from 6 pm-8 pm. “Our First Monday...

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‘Canine Promenade’ Returns to the Esplanade Oct 23

October 14, 2016
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On Sunday, Oc. 23, the Esplanade Association, in partnership with Pawsh Boutique, will host their sixth annual “Canine Promenade” on Fiedler Field from noon to 2 p.m. The Promenade is a 1/2‐mile Halloween costume parade around the Esplanade to benefit the park, highlight the park as a resource for dog owners and celebrate the...

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Play Set at Huntington Theatre for City’s Parks and Open Spaces

October 14, 2016
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On Thursday, Oct. 13, guests will have the opportunity to see a performance of “Sunday in the Park with George” at the Huntington Theatre while supporting Boston’s parks and open space. Stephen Sondheim’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical focuses French post-Impressionist painter and draftsman Georges Seurat and his search for love, inspiration, and “the art of making...

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Boston House Museums Present “Bostonians at Home: Servant Life in Downtown Boston

October 14, 2016
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On Saturday, October 22, three Boston house museums draw on their rich stories and collections to illuminate domestic life in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Otis House Museum, Gibson House Museum, and Nichols House Museum offer a series of special guided tours focusing on servant life at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Tickets are...

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