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Angelina and Me

I can’t remember when I first took note of Angelina Jolie, but it was probably when I was flipping through magazines at a hair or nail salon, since that’s where Angelina magazines reside. I gradually became aware that she had supposedly stolen another actress’s husband, that the husband was Brad Pitt, that Angelina and...

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Neighborhood Spring Clean Up Day Saturday

April 24, 2012
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Neighborhood Spring Clean Up Day Saturday

The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Streets and Sidewalks Committee asks all residents to step outside and give the sidewalk in front of their homes a good spring cleaning during Boston Shines, Saturday, April 28. “Cleaning up is everybody’s responsibility – every resident, every shopkeeper, every business,” said committee member Keeta Gilmore, who does her...

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Welcome the Season at the Nichols House Museum

April 24, 2012
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Welcome the Season at the Nichols House Museum

This popular party has become a rite of spring for Beacon Hill. Welcome spring with your friends and neighbors, while enjoying delicious food and fun and creative cocktails. Guests are invited to bid on an exquisite selection of silent auction items, including a holiday house in London, Patriots tickets, Ted Muehling candlesticks and stunning...

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Villa Mexico Café to Make Its Case to Zoning Board of Appeals for Proposed Move to 12 Grove Street

April 24, 2012
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After deferring their March 24 hearing with the city in an effort to gain more community support, the owners of Villa Mexico Café are again scheduled to appear before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday, May 8, as they seek the zoning relief necessary for the business to relocate to 12 Grove St....

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Charles St. Market Owner Says He is Moving Forward

April 17, 2012
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Despite reports to the contrary, Charles Street Market proprietor Tracy Hollander told the Times he still plans to relocate his business across the street. Hollander intends to move the market from its current location at 62-66 Charles St. to the site of the existing Charles Street Laundromat at 39 Charles St. According to the...

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Beacon Hill Author Introduces Rosi’s Castle

April 17, 2012
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Beacon Hill Author Introduces Rosi’s Castle

Everyone has a favorite book they can recall from when they were younger. For some, it was the Nancy Drew mystery series. For others, it was Harry Potter. For the next generation, it will be Rosi’s Castle. “When newly orphaned Rosi Carol is sent to live with her mysterious Uncle Richard in his eerie...

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Attention To Detail

April 17, 2012
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Attention To Detail

LAST WEEK’S ANSWER The window in last week’s clue is on 131 Charles Street. This has been a mixed residential/commercial building since at least 1925 when building permits show it was a rooming house and store. In 1984, it was con­verted to three apartments, offices, and a store. Do you have a favorite building...

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Hill House’s ‘backyard Dash’ to Be on May 5

April 17, 2012
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For the Hill House community, it’s off to the races, again! On Saturday, May 5, at noon, Hill House will host this year’s “Backyard Dash” at Fiedler Field and the Esplanade Pathways. The event will feature the Second Annual Girls on the Run 5K, a Diaper Dash for toddlers, Fun Run/Walk for all ages,...

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Miguel Rosales: Building a better bridge

April 11, 2012
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Anyone to ever gaze upon the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge knows the indelible imprint that architect Miguel Rosales has left on the City of Boston. A native of Guatemala, Rosales came to the Greater Boston area in 1985 to pursue a Master of Science in Architectural Studies from the Massachusetts Institute...

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BHCA Gives Nod to New Market Location

April 10, 2012
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BHCA Gives Nod to New Market Location

The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) Zoning and Licensing Committee voted Wednesday not to oppose granting the zoning relief and permit necessary for the Charles Street Market to relocate from its present location to the space now occupied by the Charles Street Laundromat. Tracy Hollander, owner of the Charles Street Market, currently located at...

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