Monthly Archives: April 2012

Police Briefs 04-17-2012

April 17, 2012
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April 2 581 Boylston St. – Liquor – Drinking In Public 15 Newbury St. – Threats to Do Bodily Harm April 3 67 Newbury St. – Service to Other Police Department inside of Mass. 413 Beacon St.    – Verbal Dispute 303 Newbury St. – Investigate Person 331 Newbury St. – Service to Other Police...

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Spring on the Esplanade Canoeway

April 10, 2012
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Spring on the Esplanade Canoeway

“Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment.” Ellis Peters (nom de plume of British author, Edith Mary Pargeter)

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Miguel Rosales: Building a Better Bridge for Esplanade

April 10, 2012
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Miguel Rosales: Building a Better Bridge for Esplanade

Anyone to ever gaze upon the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge knows the indelible imprint that architect Miguel Rosales has left on the City of Boston. A native of Guatemala, Rosales came to the Greater Boston area in 1985 to pursue a Master of Science in Architectural Studies from the Massachusetts Institute...

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Murphy Looking to Improve 911 Call Center in Boston

April 10, 2012
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Council President Stephen J. Murphy described to his members of the Boston City Council the continuing problem that exists in the decision making process located at the 911 call center in choosing which city departments are asked to respond to an emergency. Murphy said: “Earlier this year a brawl broke out in a local...

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The Marathon

April 10, 2012
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Everything this week coming up will be about preparations made for the single biggest event of the year every year in the Back Bay – The Boston Marathon – which takes place on Patriot’s Day, April 18. The Marathon, in every way, is the signature event in our neighborhood whose finish here is often...

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Easter, 2012

April 10, 2012
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Back Bay churches enjoyed large crowds at their traditional Easter weekend services. Boston’s faithful revealed once again that Easter has a unifying effect for the faithful – and that there is no shortage of the faithful in Boston. The world has changed dramatically and continues to change but Easter, from year to year, remains...

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Police Briefs 04-10-2012

April 10, 2012
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March 26 69 Newbury St. – Assault and Battery 306 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $50 to $199 12 Commonwealth Ave. – Breaking and Entering, Residence, Day – No Force Massachusetts Avenue      Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over 30 Newbury St. – Investigate Person  March 27 240 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $50...

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At Your Service

April 3, 2012
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At Your Service

Diane DeMarco, founder and head baker for The Cupcakory, a mobile cupcake truck, serves up a chocolate cupcake with Nutella buttercream. Food trucks are becoming more prevalent in the Back Bay and with the milder weather will be popular.

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Attention to Detail

April 3, 2012
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Attention to Detail

LAST WEEK’S ANSWER Last week’s clue was a frog’s eye view of the corner tower on 295-297 Beacon Street. This apartment house was built in 1885 and designed by prolific Back Bay architect, Samuel D. Kelley. Sadly, I can find little information on this man who added so much to our neighborhood. Should any...

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Swan Boats Return on April 14

April 3, 2012
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Boston’s First Lady, Angela Menino, will host the first ride of the season as the Swan Boats open at the Public Garden Lagoon at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. “We had such a mild winter that spring is here ahead of schedule,” said Mayor Menino.  “Come on down...

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