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Marinovich to Step down as Exec Director of Esplanade Association

July 28, 2017
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After five and a half years at the Esplanade Association (EA), the last three serving as its executive director, Tani Marinovich plans to step down this fall.  She will continue in her position through September overseeing the organization’s busy summer schedule in the park and its largest annual fundraising initiative, the Moondance Gala, which...

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Downtown View:North Country Life

July 28, 2017
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I spend several days every summer in the North Country. The weather is always typical for New England, both warm and cold, dry and humid, sunny and rainy—all the contrasts that summer brings in our region. Plenty of rain this year has ensured that the color green is pretty much overwhelming. The rain seems...

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BHCA Community Corner

July 28, 2017
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See litter? Go to 311 If it’s an emergency and you need help, call 911. But if it’s lots of litter, overflowing trash cans or illegally dumped household trash on Beacon Hill streets, you can ask for help from the city by calling 311. 311 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects you with...

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Legendary Restaurant Supplier is Moving:Eastern Bakers Supply Holds Relocation Sale

July 28, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Robert “Bobby” Kalustian knows restaurants. And if you own or have owned a restaurant in the region, you know Robert Kalustian. For 71 consecutive years, Kalustian’s family has been providing equipment to restaurants large and small, bakeries, submarine shops, pizza places, college cafeterias – and more recently, food trucks. Setrak Kalustian,...

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Boston Landmarks Orchestra Performs on the Esplanade

July 28, 2017
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Under perfect summer skies the Boston Landmarks Orchestra opened its 2017 summer series on theat the Hatch Shell.  The circle in front of the Hatch Shell was filled with music lovers of all ages. The orchestra will perform free concerts through August. “The program this year has outstanding orchestral music but also amazing new...

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Staying Fit after 50

July 18, 2017
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Staying Fit after 50

Cindy Sullivan, a Beacon Hill-based personal trainer and senior-fitness specialist, was asked by one of her Beacon Hill clients to create a exercise program he could use while spending his summer on Nantucket. Interest grew and ultimately a video was produced by the Saltmarsh Center of Nantucket in conjunction with Channel 18 Nantucket TV....

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Rose Brigade Going Strong after 30 Years

July 18, 2017
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Rose Brigade Going Strong after 30 Years

By Dan Murphy China Altman never imagined the Rose Brigade she established three decades ago to tend to the rose beds in the Public Garden would grow into what is reportedly the longest, sustained volunteer group operating in the city. “It has seemed to me that the people who have come and gone over...

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Boston Public Library to Gain New Trustees

July 18, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen In an effort to diversify the Boston Public Library leadership and funding sources, the Boston City Council voted to pass a home rule petition proposed by the Mayor to expand the number of BPL Trustees from nine up to 15. At a City Council hearing on Wednesday, July 12, Councilor Michael...

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BHCA Community Corner

July 18, 2017
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Evening on the Esplanade Wednesday The Beacon Hill Civic Association invites families and friends to an Evening on the Esplanade, a summer evening filled with music, camaraderie and tasty food that will take place Wednesday, July 19th, at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Esplanade. The popular annual summer event marks the opening night...

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Downtown View:Following Up on the HarborWalk Walk

July 18, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor A few weeks ago seven friends and I explored the HarborWalk from Lovejoy Wharf to Congress Street. We were dismayed by the blind alleys, signs pointing in the wrong direction or no signs, parking lots and the sad condition of parts of the walk. Now I’ve investigated what’s being done....

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