Monthly Archives: February 2012

And the Work Goes On…

February 29, 2012
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And the Work Goes On…

Warmer winter temperatures and a lack of ice and snow have enabled contractors to continue working on projects like this one on Hereford Street. All over the city, construction projects that budgeted time and money for weather-related delays are enjoying the benefits of this mild season.

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Spotlighting Clover Adams

February 29, 2012
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A special exhibition, “A Gilded & Heartbreaking Life: The Photographs of Clover Adams, 1883-1885” is currently on display at The Massachusetts Historical Society’s Boylston Street headquarters. Guest curator for this event is Natalie Dykstra whose book “Clover Adams” was released earlier this month. Reviewer Martha A. Sandweiss wrote, “At last, Clover Adams has the...

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Restaurant Week in March is a Bonanza for Consumers Going out to Dinner

February 29, 2012
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March signals the coming of restaurant week. This is the week that makes the winter season worth it if you dine outside of your own kitchen. From March 18 to 23 and March 25 to 30, Boston’s best restaurants  including many of the major restaurants in the Back Bay, will be offering tasty and...

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Celebrating the Love in Your Life

February 29, 2012
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Seeing life through the eyes of a child is one of the most rewarding and refreshing experiences. As adults, we rush through life from one “chore” to the next, while children take great pride and joy in exploring every little “mystery” that their day presents. Their innocence and curiosity provide us with hope and...

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Trash Collection Debate

February 29, 2012
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Trash and how it is removed and the area then swept clean is a major cause for concern among residents of Back Bay and neighborhoods throughout the city. Of even greater concern citywide and in the Back Bay, again, is when trash is removed and how residents can have a modicum of control setting...

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Police Briefs 02-28-2012

February 29, 2012
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Feb. 13 815 Boylston St. – Larceny, Other, $200 & Over Commonwealth Avenue – Property – Lost 82 Newbury St.    Property – Missing 322 Commonwealth Av – Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage Feb. 14 259 Marlborough St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 230 Commonwealth Ave. – Towed Motor Vehicle 93 Newbury...

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Unwrapping a Treasure

February 21, 2012
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Unwrapping a Treasure

Workers have begun removing the protective wrap from the Museum of Natural History building on Berkeley Street between Newbury and Boylston. Some of the original details of this 1862 design have been lost over the years, but the current work restores the building’s glory. Imagine this block when the museum and a very similar...

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The US Postal Service

February 21, 2012
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Many of you who use the post office, heard last week that the US Postal Service is suggesting a .50 cent stamp as the standard cost for mailing a letter. We don’t suppose this shocks anyone as the US Postal Service is heading for bankruptcy. Its estimated loss this year is predicted at $13...

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Police Briefs 02-21-2012

February 21, 2012
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From Boston Police Area D-4 Feb. 6 309 Marlborough St. – Towed Motor Vehicle Newbury Street – Investigate Person 416 Commonwealth Ave. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Involving Bicycle 360 Newbury St.    Fraud – Larceny By Scheme Feb. 7 Arlington St – Bomb Threat 400 Newbury St. – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 &...

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Monumental Presence

February 14, 2012
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Monumental Presence

Just as his likeness makes a big impact in the Public Garden, as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, Washington played an important role in our local history. Take a tour of “George Washington’s Boston”

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