News

Shapiro to Be Keynote Speaker at BHCA Meeting

Barbara Shapiro will speak at the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s (BHCA) 91st Annual Meeting on May 20 with an engaging talk about her widely acclaimed novel, The Art Forger.  Shapiro’s latest book is a literary thriller about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist that spans three centuries of forgers, art thieves, and obsessive collectors,...

Read more »

Hill House Backyard Dash

Hill House Backyard Dash

Laura from KIND shares some healthy snacks with GOTR participants Dr. Deb Bean and Violet stop by for a photo op.

Read more »

Shop Local Movement Underway

May 8, 2013
By

The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) partnered with the Beacon Hill Business Association (BHBA) last Tuesday to co-sponsor a presentation at Hampshire House on the Shop Local movement, which promotes the hidden benefits of patronizing locally owned businesses and purchasing locally sourced goods. Moxie owner Karen Fabbri moderated a panel discussion, including Blackstone’s of...

Read more »

Soiree en Blanc Set for May 31

The Beacon Hill Civic Association Young Friends invite you to attend the Third Annual Soirée en Blanc on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Union Club, 8 Park Street. Come out and kick-off the summer with your Beacon Hill neighbors of all ages. Enjoy live music, cocktails, hors...

Read more »

TEA to hold Annual Meeting on May 7

The Esplanade Association (TEA) will host its 12th annual meeting at the Hampshire House, 84 Beacon St. in Boston, On Tuesday, May 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. The meeting will highlight the work done by The Esplanade Association over the past year, as well as discus future goals and projects. Some of this...

Read more »

75 on Cambridge Slated to Open at Former Grampy’s Gas Station Site

May 8, 2013
By

75 on Cambridge – the newest addition to the burgeoning 75 Chestnut restaurant chain – is slated to open on the former site of Grampy’s gas station at 209 Cambridge St. in the fall of 2014. “It gives us an opportunity to take this emerging brand we have to other side of Beacon Hill...

Read more »

Beacon Hill Shines

Beacon Hill Shines

The Annual Boston Shines Cleanup was held on Saturday. Volunteers took time to give many streets on Beacon Hill a thorough sweeping of the winter’s dirt and sand. In the above photo volunteers gave some much needed TLC at Phillips Street Playground.

Read more »

Hearing Set on West Cedar St. Shed Dormer

On May 1, the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will meet to discuss the proposed addition of a shed dormer to 5 West Cedar Street.  The proposed scope of work is to add a 12-foot wide shed dormer to the garden courtyard (southfacing) side of the existing gable roof and replace...

Read more »

Input Sought for Types of Businesses Here

The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Retail Vacancy Task Force’s mission is to identify types of stores and businesses the residents want and that will complement the existing retail mix, and then encourage such businesses to open a location in Beacon Hill as vacancies occur. Almost 400 people have already completed the survey that lets the task...

Read more »

State Rep. Candidates Discuss City’s Biggest Challenges, Issues

May 1, 2013
By

Two Democratic candidates vying for the state representative seat vacated by Marty Walz discussed their views on the city’s biggest challenges and issues when they faced off in a debate at the First Church in Boston last Tuesday. Josh Dawson, a 30-year-old Back Bay resident who previously served as executive director of State Treasurer...

Read more »

Full Print Edition