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Garden Club Proceeds to Help Myrtle Street Playground Renovations

The Myrtle Street Playground, where pre-schoolers and their parents gather, is about to be radically transformed. New playground equipment is coming this spring. The planting beds are being transformed and a special playground feature which will provide climbing space for small children will take the playground up a notch in its significance. The Friends...

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Suffolk County DA Candidates Forum Sparks Debate Among the Contenders

May 11, 2018
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A heated discussion between the candidates for Suffolk County District Attorney took place in a packed room at Suffolk University Law School on Thursday, May 3. The event was moderated by Meghan Irons the social justice reporter for The Boston Globe and was hosted by Boston Wards 3, 4, and 5 Democratic Committees, Suffolk...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

Seagle headlines BHCA Annual Meeting May 21 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...

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Rebekah Brooks to be at 96 Charles St On May 11

Rebekah Brooks Jewelry, located at 96 Charles Street, offers an intimate shopping experience within an enchanting space. Fully outfitted with sunning antique display cases, dramatic wallpaper and an ivory wedding gown in the corner, the store features a curated collection of antique jewels alongside exquisite presentations of Rebekah’s handmade line. The company’s classic adornments...

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Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Announces 2018 Public Art Installations

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced a slate of artists and artworks focused on light-based installations and interactive experiences that showcase the rapidly evolving concept of light and art in many forms. The Greenway will exhibit eight historic Massachusetts neon signs, an interactive LED light-based piece commissioned from Luftwerk, and a kinetic sculpture...

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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, May 17, 2018. The hearing will start at 5 p.m. in the Piemonte Room on the fifth floor at City Hall.  Violations 18.1233 BH 17 Hancock Street: Installation of fire strobe and bell at front elevation. Design Review 18.1070 BH 81 Mount Vernon Street: Install...

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Beacon Hill Restaurant Fixture Harvard Gardens and American Cancer Society Work Together Against Cancer

The American Cancer Society has recently grown its partnership with Harvard Gardens, a Beacon Hill neighborhood restaurant since 1930. Just steps away from Massachusetts General Hospital and close to world-renowned cancer research facilities, Harvard Gardens (https://harvardgardens.com) offers “American cuisine, local beers, creative drinks, sultry atmosphere,” at 316 Cambridge St, Boston MA. NCAA Basketball Watch...

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Gibson House Museum Presents Program on Early Baseball in Boston

On Monday, May 21, the Gibson House Museum presents “Honoring and Memorializing the World Champion 1918 Red Sox” with Red Sox Team Historian Gordon Edes and Skip Desjardin, author of the forthcoming book “September 1918: War, Plague, and the World Series.” The year 1918 represents a watershed period in the history of the nation,...

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French Cultural Center to Celebrate 40 Years of Fundraising at Le Bal Révolution on May 12

French Cultural Center to Celebrate 40 Years of Fundraising at Le Bal Révolution on May 12

Le Bal Révolution – the French Cultural Center’s major fundraising gala – will storm the Liberty Hotel on Saturday, May 12, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. This year’s Co-Chairs Deb Hanley, Karen Rotenberg, and Martha Volpe, along with Honorary Co-Chair Suki de Bragança, and the French Cultural Center’s Executive Director Barbara Bouquegneau, will preside...

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Jordan Whitney’s Film Shown at BPL

Jordan Whitney’s Film Shown at BPL

Jordan Whitney, a third grade student at the Eliot Public School in the North End, who resides with her family on Phillips Street on Beacon Hill,  had her film screened at the 7th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival, that took place at the Boston Public Library’s Rabb Auditorium in Copley Square on Saturday, April...

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