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Swan Boat in Waiting

April 14, 2014
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Swan Boat in Waiting

Soon, this swan boat will come out of hiding and take its turn gliding around the Public Garden Lagoon. The 2014 Swan Boat Season is scheduled from Saturday, April 19th to Sunday, September 21st.

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Newbury Street Spa and Salons to Honor Stylist and Daughter Affected by Boston Marathon Bombings

April 14, 2014
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In Recognition of the Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings, G2O Spa and Salon and EMERGE Spa and Salon will Donate 20% of Proceeds to Celeste Corcoran and Daughter Sydney During the week of April 14-18, 2014, G2O Spa and Salon and EMERGE Spa...

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Room with a Vieux ‘retirement’ Auction April 26

April 14, 2014
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While A Room with a Vieux has closed its Charles Street and Brookline showrooms after more than 30 years as a leading importer and dealer of high-end French antiques, collectors will have the opportunity to bid on its extensive inventory during a one-day, unreserved...

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A Special Easter

April 14, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a...

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Police Briefs 04-15-2014

April 14, 2014
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March 24 337 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 30 Marlborough St – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, Under $50 Exeter Street – Property – Lost March 25...

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Honoring Firefighters

March 31, 2014
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Honoring Firefighters

People stop by the fire station on Boylston Street with floral tributes for the two firefighters who died in the fire last Wednesday on Beacon Street.

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Back Bay Falls Prey to Fire Again

March 31, 2014
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The Back Bay fell prey to fire for the second time in less than two months on Wednesday when a nine-alarm blaze tore through a four-story brownstone at 298...

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Creative Kitchens Tour 2014

March 31, 2014
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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,...

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The Fire on Beacon Street

March 31, 2014
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With two major fires in the same number of months in the Back Bay, the need to change the residential codes for multi-unit buildings is a fact that can...

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Police Briefs 04-01-2014

March 31, 2014
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March 10 Commonwealth Avenue    – Motor Vehicle Accident – Personal Injury 333 Newbury St. – Frauds – All Other 483 Beacon St. – Investigate Property March 11 224 Newbury...

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Sunday in the Park with Dog

March 18, 2014
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Sunday in the Park with Dog

As the weekends warm up, neighborhood dogs have more opportunities for a little canine time. Here, a Sunday photo session was interrupted by a passing pup. The smiling photographer took the opportunity...

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Park Street School Students Explore, Hypothesize and Conclude at Science Fair

March 18, 2014
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The Park Street School (PSS) celebrated science on March 6, with students from the first through sixth grades and kindergarten participating in its biennial fair. Led by Science Faculty...

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Boylston St. Bike Kiosks Won’t Open until after Running of the Marathon

March 18, 2014
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Boston Bikes could launch its season by early next month, but for security reasons, four to six stations in the Back Bay won’t open until after the Boston Marathon,...

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Something Special Is Happening at Conventures

March 18, 2014
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If there is a major event happening in Boston, there’s a very good chance that Dusty Rhodes is planning it. Rhodes is the founder and president of Conventures, the...

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MassDOT Starts Dismantling Process of Longfellow Bridge Tower for Repairs

March 18, 2014
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More than 100 years after the last stone was set on the “salt and pepper” towers of the Longfellow Bridge, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has begun dismantling...

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Living in a Postcard Scene

March 4, 2014
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Living in a Postcard Scene

Watching visitors stop to admire and photograph homes in the Back Bay Historic District is a reminder that residents here live in a very special place. These Bostonians can...

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As Muggings Increase in Other Neighborhoods, Boston Police Tell Citizens to Remain Vigiliant

March 4, 2014
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In light of the recent incidents reported in East Boston and the North End, the Boston Police Department would like to remind both women and men to be vigilant...

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New Management Planned At Esplanade Cafe in Spring

March 4, 2014
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The former Café Esplanade will reopen under new management as the Charles River Bistro on March 21, according to Anthem Hospitality. Boston-based Anthem Hospitality and its parent company The Anthem...

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Park Street School Celebrates Science at Student Fair on March 6

March 4, 2014
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From insects to planets, musical instruments to the rainforest and desert, Park Street School (PSS) students are busily preparing for a dynamic science fair exhibition on Thursday, March 6, which...

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Snow Budget Still Has Small Surplus

March 4, 2014
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Already 50 inches of snow have fallen in Boston this winter pushing the city’s snow budget to the brink. With a little over two months left before the city...

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Police Briefs 03-04-2014

March 4, 2014
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Feb. 10 251 Marlborough St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 28 Exeter St. – Towed Motor Vehicle Beacon Street Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over 761 Boylston St. –...

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Chilly Seat

February 18, 2014
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Chilly Seat

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” (Hal Borland, American Journalist, 1900-1978)

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Boston Jewish Music Festival Begins on February 23

February 18, 2014
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Joey Baron had been serving as the concert chairman at his synagogue in Needham and the annual Jewish concerts he organized were growing in popularity each year. “I had...

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Summer Offers Wide Range of Programs for Children

February 18, 2014
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While winter is still upon us, it’s already time for parents to look past the current school year and begin considering summer alternatives for their children. Boston-area kids can...

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