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Window Box Contest Is Underway

April 14, 2014
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Spring has sprung!  Flowers and greens are starting to be seen in window boxes, planters and gardens throughout the Hill. “Beautify Beacon Hill” is your chance to recognize those who are allowing our neighborhood to flourish. The Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Beacon Garden Club and The Beacon Hill Times are launching the second...

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Spring Fashion

April 7, 2014
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Spring Fashion

Beacon Hill Women’s Forum members were treated to an evening of glamour at last week’s Charles Street Couture, featuring contemporary spring fashions offered by nine women-owned neighborhood boutiques, hair and beauty salons. Owners of boutiques modeling fashions are (left to right) Rebecca Hall of Crush, Amy Bailey of Beauty Mark and Townhouse Beauty Bar,...

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Farmers’ Market Proposed For Hill

April 7, 2014
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On Wednesday, April 16th, a presentation will be given at the Hill House Boston Community Center, proposing a new neighborhood farmers’ market in Beacon Hill. The presentation will be conducted by Colin Kreik and Casey Fox, two Bostonian and Beacon Hill residents who will be joint managing the farmers’ market. The two managers will...

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Friends of the Public Garden Seeking ‘Duckling Day’ Memories

April 7, 2014
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With its annual “Duckling Day” coming up on Sunday, May 11, the Friends of the Public Garden is seeking personal anecdotes from families who have made the event an annual Mother’s Day tradition, as well as those who have attended it with multiple generations of their kin in the past. “It seems whenever I...

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Businesses Impacted by Bombings Unite to Support Medical Center

April 7, 2014
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This weekend, a two-day shopping event in the Back Bay will bring together some of the businesses impacted by the tragic events of last year’s Boston Marathon, with participating stores donating a portion of their proceeds to the Boston Medical Center. Sikara & Co. Modern Fusion Jewelry, located at 250 Newbury St., and Bonobos...

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Creative Kitchens Tour 2014

March 31, 2014
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Creative Kitchens Tour 2014

New this spring is a Saturday afternoon walking tour through some remarkable kitchens in Beacon Hill and the Back Bay. ‘Creative Kitchens Tour 2014’, to be held this Saturday, April 5, offers a rare opportunity for guests to step inside eight 19th century townhouses to glimpse their gracious and distinctive kitchens, ranging in décor...

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Fundraising Event Honors Youngest Victim of Marathon

March 31, 2014
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A fundraising event at Beacon Street’s Carrie Nation on April 13 will honor Martin Richard, who at age 8, was the youngest victim in the Boston Marathon bombings. Vicky Shen, who coached Martin, along with his siblings Jane and Henry Richard, in track and field through the Youth Enrichment Services (YES) track and field...

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Red Sox Opener to Be Celebrated on Charles Street

March 31, 2014
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On Friday, April 4, from noon to 3 p.m., many Charles Street stores will celebrate the Boston Red Sox home opener with an opening celebration of their own. Stores will offer food, fun and springtime promotions. “It’s been a long winter for all of us in our community. Spring heralds renewal with warmer weather,...

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April Is Membership Month at the BHCA

March 31, 2014
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association, now in its 92nd year of working with the Beacon Hill community, is devoting the month of April to encourage residents, businesses, and nonprofit organizations to join or renew their membership. Serving as an organized voice for the approximately 9,000 residents of Beacon Hill, the BHCA strives to preserve...

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Final Stretch

March 25, 2014
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Final Stretch

The Esplanade Association held a celebration event marking the end of a long winter on March 6. Committee members Christian Stephen and Laura Bange with Jude Weiskopf, Suzanne Finn, and Tony Case.

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