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BHCA Young Friends Summer Soiree Is Set for This Friday

June 10, 2014
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Kick off the summer season on Friday, June 13th with the BHCA Young Friends at the Summer Soirée, from 7-11pm at The Hampshire House. Put on your best summer cocktail attire and get ready to dance to live music by the band Panic Button, while enjoying specialty cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Photographs will be...

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New Bakery Aims to Take over Café Vanille Space

June 10, 2014
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As Café Vanille prepares to close its location of the past 15 years at 70 Charles St., another local bakery is already moving forward with plans to take over the storefront. Tatte Bakery and Café, which began as a farmer’s market in 2007 and has since spawned four brick-and-mortar locations in Brookline and Cambridge,...

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Sculptures out of Bronze and Glass

Sculptures out of Bronze and Glass

Chris Williams, and third generation metal fabricator, creates sculptures out of bronze and glass.

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Erin Der-mcLeod, Was Named the Winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize

Erin Der-mcLeod, Was Named the Winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize

Erin Der-McLeod, 29, was named the winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize in Gerontology at her recent graduation from the Boston University Graduate School of Social Work. Der-McLeod served as an intern at Beacon Hill Village during the past school year and worked with the demographics of downtown Boston to create a presentation,...

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Duckling Day

Duckling Day

Mayor Martin Walsh receives a “Duckling Day” T-shirt from Friends of the Public Garden Executive Director Elizabeth Vizza.

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Shuttle Offered to Logan

June 3, 2014
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The public commute from Logan International Airport to the Back Bay has grown considerably easier since the launch of shuttle-bus service between the two destinations earlier this spring. As part of a two-year pilot program, Massport is now offering service between the airport Hynes Convention Center and the Copley MBTA Station on Boylston Street...

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BHCA Zoning to Meet June 4

On June 4th, the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will meet to discuss the the proposed bakery and cafe to be called “Tatte” at 70 Charles Street. For more details, please visit www.bhcivic.org. Anyone with questions and comments is encouraged to attend.  Those unable to attend, but who would like to...

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Beacon Hill Art Walk

Inside a hidden courtyard was a gallery of vibrant paintings where Catherine Blais hung her floral pieces. Her twin daughters and husband accompanied her and barbequed while their Dalmatian sat wishfully hoping for a treat. Across the alley a string quartet performed in a garden. On June 1, people strolled through the quiet, narrow...

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Beacon Hill Seminars

Beacon Hill Seminars

At the culmination of a nine-week course offered by Beacon Hill Seminars (BHS) and spearheaded by Tweed Roosevelt, “Tales of TR-The Private Life and Public Career of Theodore Roosevelt,” Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism,” addressed Beacon Hill Seminars members on...

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Party Hosted at the King’s Chapel Parish House

Party Hosted at the King’s Chapel Parish House

Katy Fallon Bitner, Julina Rundberg, Sarah Smith and Sanjeeve Martin – all residents of Beacon Hill in their 20s and 30s – attended a party hosted at the King’s Chapel Parish House on May 17. A task force at King’s Chapel is researching demographics of Beacon Hill and other Boston neighborhoods in order to...

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