Monthly Archives: January 2012

Attention to Detail

January 10, 2012
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Attention to Detail

LAST WEEK’S ANSWER The dated cornerstone in last week’s clue is on Old South Church designed by Cummings and Sears. This has also been called “New Old South Church” or “Third Church” in keeping with the dates carved into that stone. The congregation was gathered in 1670 at the Cedar Meeting House, moved to...

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Boston’s Other Club Scene

January 10, 2012
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In 1892, author and editor Edwin Monroe Bacon declared that Boston was a “club town.” In his book “Boston of To-day” he wrote, “It has clubs of every sort known in modern club life. There are the great social clubs the hospitalities of which are enjoyed by men of distinction in various walks; professional...

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Chyten Educational Services Opens Center on Newbury St.

January 10, 2012
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Chyten Educational Services – one of the fastest growing education franchises in the U.S. recently announced its continued expansion in Massachusetts with the opening of a new center on Newbury Street. Neil Chyten, founder and president of the premium tutoring and test preparation franchise, is ecstatic about opening the new location. “I’m so proud...

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Feeling Grateful for the Weather

January 10, 2012
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We are into the second week of January during a season with no snow, no ice, no biting cold and frankly, with no sign of winter. Obviously, most of us don’t feel or believe that we’re missing anything. There is also the mass belief held inside that the remainder of the winter in front...

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The Patriots

January 10, 2012
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Many of the national sports mavens and experts do not give the Patriots much of a chance to make it to the Super Bowl. For the record, if the Pats don’t make it to the Superbowl this year, their stellar season will have meant absolutely nothing. After last year’s horrendous gaffe with the Giants,...

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Police Briefs 01-10-2012

January 10, 2012
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Larceny, Pick-pocket, $200 & Over 12/26/11 – At about 6:07 p.m., officers responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress at CVS Pharmacy, located at 587 Boylston St. Upon arrival, police met with the victim, who stated that the suspect ran up behind her and removed the victim’s cell phone from her...

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Strolling & Skating Encouraged!

January 3, 2012
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Strolling & Skating Encouraged!

When deciding on the final plan for the bridge over the Public Garden Lagoon, a special committee from the Boston City Council, appointed in 1866, decided that, “…the bridge should be high enough to allow skaters to pass under.” and, “That the paths along the edges of the pond should not be closed up.”

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Attention to Detail

January 3, 2012
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Attention to Detail

LAST WEEK’S ANSWER The clock in last week’s clue was seen by thousands over the weekend, because it is on the Arlington Street Church in a key location for First Night. The first week of the year features the first building constructed in the Back Bay. It was built between 1859-1861 under the direction...

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Smoke-free Homes for 2012

January 3, 2012
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New years bring resolutions to live a healthier life. Changes in social attitudes create new ways to improve your health. By converting your building to a smoke-free zone, you can improve both your physical and fiscal health in 2012. The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) has made access to smoke-free housing a priority. A...

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A Food Resolution

January 3, 2012
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A new year is always a time of new beginnings and resolutions. Many annual vows have to do with eating better. If we combine that thought with the common desire to spend more time with family and friends, you have the perfect excuse to make 2012 the year when you have more meals at...

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