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Dads and Donuts

October 24, 2017
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Dads and Donuts

Hutch Walsh, 6, who said his character name was Lloyd (a super ninja), with his dad, Michael. Dad and son are shown working on a car and building up Hutch’s hammer skills during the Dads and Donuts event at the Hill House on Sunday morning, Oct. 22.

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Marquee Building Sells on Corner of Charles and Beacon

October 24, 2017
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Marquee Building Sells on Corner of Charles and Beacon

By Seth Daniel One of the most iconic buildings on Beacon Hill’s Charles Street – well-known to residents and visitors alike – has passed ownership from one mutual insurance company to another, and the new owner says they’re in it for the long haul. Within the last month, Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Company (QuincyMutual)...

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Short-Term Rentals are Disrupting the Housing Market in Downtown Boston Neighborhoods

October 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Tucked away in all of the neighborhoods in Boston, short-term rental units are spreading – unregulated by the city or state – crunching the housing market and disrupting the communities that make up the city’s neighborhoods. In a collection of research done over the past two years by the Alliance of...

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Downtown View:What Makes Good Public Art?

October 24, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor You know it when you see it. For Lucas Cowan, public art curator for the Greenway, it is the bean, or, more formally, “Cloud Gate” by Anish Kapoor in Chicago’s Millennium Park. For Julie Burros, chief of arts and culture for the City of Boston, it is the 1971 Corita...

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BHCA Community Corner

October 24, 2017
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Happy Haunting! Please bring your trick or treaters to join in the fun of the annual Halloween on the Hill event from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31. The following streets will be closed: Pinckney Street from Joy Street to Charles Street Mt Vernon Street from Joy to Charles streets Chestnut Street...

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Storrow Drive Nighttime Traffic Restrictions Due to Bridge Installation

October 24, 2017
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MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli (WSC), will install steel arches for the new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge overnight on Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28, marking a major milestone. This work will require overnight lane and road closures in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge on Storrow Drive east and westbound and the Mugar Way...

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Charles River Bistro Celebrates Halloween with Local Youth

October 24, 2017
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Located on the Esplanade, along the banks of the river, The Charles River Bistro, known for its warm hospitality and innovation, frequently spearheads community initiatives around the Boston area. On Oct. 19, The Bistro hosted an afternoon of Halloween pumpkin decorating to children from the Youth Tutoring Youth (YTY) Program under the Catholic Charities...

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Linda Marshall Named as New Executive Director of Nichols House Museum

October 24, 2017
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Nichols House Museum is pleased to introduce Linda Marshall as the museum’s new Executive Director. Linda has extensive management experience at preservation organizations and museums including Historic New England, The Trustees, and Cape Ann Museum. Linda was co-chair of New England Museum Association’s Historic Sites professional affinity group for five years. She created the...

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18th Annual Storybook Ball for Mass General Hospital for Children

October 24, 2017
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On Saturday, October 14, 2017, MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) raised over $2.2 million in its 18th year of supporting pediatric health via its premier annual event, Storybook Ball. Demi & Tate Isenstadt, Sonja Kelly & Steve Tordone and Paige & Rick Sutphin co-chaired the event, which showcased the outstanding research and advancements at...

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Heavy Metal Women to Watch Exhibition Now at Gallery Kayafas

October 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen From intricate sculptures, to mind boggling vessels, to beautiful jewelry, the metal work all crafted by Massachusetts’s women artists are sure to amaze any patron that visits Gallery Kayafas at 450 Harrison Ave., in the South End. Through Oct. 27, Gallery Kayafas will be featuring hand-built sculptures, vessels, and objects for...

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