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Paula O’Keeffe Receives 21st Annual Beacon Award

May 25, 2018
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At Monday’s annual meeting of the Beacon Hill Civic Association at the Union Club, Paula O’Keeffe was presented the 21st annual Beacon Award for her significant and sustained” contributions to the community. A West Newton native, O’Keeffe was admittedly unfamiliar with the neighborhood when she and her husband Bill moved to a small house...

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New Upgrades Are Coming to 11 Isabella Street in Bay Village

May 25, 2018
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Located next to an abandoned building and surface parking lot in the Bay Village, another building is set to get some renovations along Isabella Street. Two brothers, Benjamin and Daniel Moll of Arx Urban architects and active members in the Bay Village community, presented their plans to update a four story brick building at...

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Now + There Has Big Plans for the Upcoming Year

May 25, 2018
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This year, Now + There, a non-profit that creates temporary public art projects, introduced its 2018 theme, Common Home. Over the next six months, two female artists and seven Boston artists completing the Now + There Public Art Accelerator will present thought-provoking projects that explore such themes as responsibility and power, memory and recorded...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

Waterfall and Whitney elected to BHCA leadership posts Eve Waterfall of West Cedar Street and Robert Whitney of Phillips Street were elected to lead the Beacon Hill Civic Association at its 96th Annual Meeting, held Monday at the Union Club. Both are attorneys who have served on the board of directors for more than...

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Boylston St Marker Project Gets Key Approvals from City Agencies

May 25, 2018
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Two sites along Boylston Street were forever changed when two bombs went off near the finish line in April 2013, changing those families connected to those lost and also the greater Boston community. To mark that horrific event artist Eduardo Stantec worked closely with the families most affected by the bombings to come up...

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Hatch Shell Restoration Project Set to Wrap Up Next Month

May 25, 2018
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The $2.4 million restoration project entailing the replacement of the exterior panels on the dome of the Hatch Memorial Shell on the Charles River Esplanade is expected to wrap up in early June, according to Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy. Before this work began, however, two laser scans of the dome...

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Annual Duckling Day Parade

Annual Duckling Day Parade

Jonathan Krygowski (4) in police uniform and leading a pack of ducklings as in the children’s book, “Make Way for Ducklings,” by Robert McCloskey, during the annual Duckling Day Parade in the Boston Public Garden on Sunday, May 13. Scores of residents and members of Friends of the Public Gardens attended the beloved annual...

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Seagle to Speak at BHCA Annual Meeting

May 17, 2018
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Seagle to Speak at BHCA Annual Meeting

James F. Seagle, Jr., president of Rogerson Communities and a recognized leader in the field of housing and services for elders, will give the keynote address at the BHCA’s 96th Annual Meeting and Reception to be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Monday, May 21, at the Union Club, 8 Park Street. In...

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Successful Charles St Couture Fashion Show Concludes BHWF’s Fifth Season

May 17, 2018
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Successful Charles St Couture Fashion Show Concludes BHWF’s Fifth Season

The fifth annual Charles Street Couture Fashion Show on Tuesday, May 8, marked the end of Beacon Hill Women’s Forum’s (BHWF’s) 2017-18 season. For the past two years, event chair Kjerstan Fonzi has orchestrated this popular neighborhood tradition and BHWF signature event involving dozens of volunteers, an impressive undertaking. Over a hundred attendees gathered...

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Esplanade Assoc Announces Major Expansion of 5K Run

Boston’s most popular running route will see even more foot-traffic than usual at the Esplanade 5K Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Esplanade5K.com) on Sunday, May 20, at 9 a.m. Hosted by the Esplanade Association, the 100-percent,  privately funded friends group for the Charles River Esplanade, the 5K race (3.1 miles) will...

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