Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Splashy Lunch at Copley

June 28, 2011
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A Splashy Lunch at Copley

“Time is an illusion.Lunchtime doubly so.”Douglas Adams (1952 to 2001, English writer)

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Nike Way Off Base with Sloganeering

June 28, 2011
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The “Get High” advertising printed prominently on t-shirts in the window of the Nike store for everyone passing by to see last week caused Mayor Menino to write to the Nike Company and to ask them to remove the display. After a few days of inertia and ambiguity, the sporting wear company most popular...

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The Return of Whitey Bulger

June 28, 2011
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The capture of Whitey Bulger, the alleged commander and chief of the Irish mob in Boston, is being treated like a visit by the Pope. The hoopla surrounding Bulger’s arrest and return to Boston had the close-up effect of an M-80 going off. It made the recent Stanley Cup celebration, by comparison, look like...

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Police Briefs 06-28-2011

June 28, 2011
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Assault and Battery 06/15/11 – At about 12:05 a.m., Area D-4 officers responded to the Back Bay Social Club at 867 Boylston St. for a report of an assault and battery in progress. On arrival, officers spoke with the victim and her friend, who stated they were sitting at the bar when two extremely...

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Esplanade Concert Stages

June 28, 2011
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This week, the Hatch Shell is being prepared for its starring role in the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. Today, this venue is ingrained in the fabric of Boston, hosting events from charity walks to classical concerts. Millions of audience members have enjoyed picnics and free entertainment on the music oval in front of this...

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Esplanade 20/20 & Beyond Design Team Outlines its Latest Recommendations for the Future of Park

June 28, 2011
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The Esplanade 20/20 & Beyond Design Team presented its latest recommendations for the future of the state park Wednesday at a public meeting sponsored by the nonprofit WalkBoston. “I want you think of this as a part of a participatory project because it’s a work in progress…that hasn’t been approved by The Esplanade Association...

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Home Front: The Curator’s View

June 22, 2011
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Home Front: The Curator’s View

-By Penny Cherubino Excitement danced in Beth Prindle’s eyes as she moved from display to display, chatting about the exhibition, “Home Front: Boston and the Civil War,”_ at the Boston Public BPL) in Copley Square. Prindle is Manager of Exhibitions & Outreach for the BPL. As curator of Home Front she gathered objects from...

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Pair Admit to Copley Square Grab-and-Runs

June 22, 2011
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Two men pleaded guilty and accepted imprisonment Thursday rather than face trial on charges that they stole as much as $100,000 in merchandise from Copley Square businesses last year, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Robert Davidson, 47, of Dorchester admitted to single counts of unarmed robbery and larceny over $250, receiving...

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The City’s Response to the Bruins Victory was on the Mark

June 22, 2011
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Some sports purists and civil libertarians said they felt let down by Boston’s official response to the Bruin’s Stanley Cup victory last week. They were miffed because crowds weren’t allowed to get out of hand on the night of the victory or to roam freely throughout the city burning cars and breaking windows and...

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Police Briefs 06-21-2011

June 22, 2011
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Investigate Person 06/07/11 -  At about 12:13 a.m., an Area D-4 officer responded to 277 Marlborough St. for a report of a possible robbery. On arrival, the officer spoke with the victim, who stated she was walking home from Papa Razzi restaurant at 159 Newbury St. and texting on her phone when she reached...

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