Monthly Archives: August 2012

Lush August Garden

August 28, 2012
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Lush August Garden

“Texture and foliage keep a garden interesting through the season. Flowers are just moments of gratification.” Kevin Doyle (Boston area landscape designer)

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Puppets on the Common

August 28, 2012
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Puppets on the Common

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Police Seek to Curb Gridlock at Intersections

August 28, 2012
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Boston drivers will be introduced to “Don’t Block the Box”, an education and enforcement campaign designed to curb gridlock, and increase vehicle and pedestrian safety, at busy intersections in Boston.  The campaign is the result of a collaboration between the City of Boston and MASCO, a non-profit affiliate of the hospitals, schools, research and...

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Police Briefs 08-28-2012

August 28, 2012
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Aug. 12 324 Commonwealth Ave. – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over 338 Newbury St. – Larceny, Bicycle, Under $50 107 Beacon St.  - Vandalism Arlington Street – Larceny in a Building, Under $50 745 Boylston St. – Larceny, Pickpocket, Under $50 Aug. 13 Commonwealth Avenue    – Property – Found 343 Beacon St....

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Oak Long Bar + Kitchen Ushers in Next Century for Fairmont Copley

August 28, 2012
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Now occupying the former space of The Oak Room, the OAK Long Bar + Kitchen is a fitting addition to the Fairmont Copley Plaza on its centennial, offering a contemporary dining and drinking experience while paying tribute to past incarnations of the storied room that has served as an eating and drinking establishment since...

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The Summer of 2012

August 28, 2012
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For those of us who regret the end of summer, who refuse to believe that it is nearly done, well, it is that time of the year again when summer is breathing its last breath, when each day at the beach is one of the last days at the beach this season, and when...

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Massachusetts Farmers’ Market Week

August 21, 2012
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Massachusetts Farmers’ Market Week

Governor Deval Patrick has proclaimed August 19-25, 2012 Massachusetts Farmers’ Market Week. Calling farmers’ markets “essential to the vitality of Massachusetts farms” Governor Patrick says “it is befitting for the citizens of Massachusetts to recognize the continued contribution of farmers’ markets to local consumers, as well as their positive impact on the economy of...

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‘Puppets on the Common’ Returns Thursday

August 21, 2012
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When  “Puppets on the Common” returns for its second season Thursday, master puppeteer, actress and singer Charlotte Dore hopes the universal appeal of her craft will again serve to unite disparate families from across the city. “Theatre brings people together who would otherwise have nothing in common,” Dore said. “It’s something that transcends language...

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The Changing Times

August 21, 2012
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Among public officials who are dealing with increasingly tricky density issues in cities across the land, there is the trend in belief about the future of our neighborhood shopping areas that automobiles are going to become a thing of the past. In most older American cities like Boston, where density has been an issue...

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TEA Plans Gala on Sept. 29

August 21, 2012
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The social event of the season is quickly approaching, and is on course to be the most elegant to date. The Esplanade Association’s (TEA) biennial Moon Dance Gala will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, to celebrate the historic Charles River Esplanade and the organization’s vision for its complete and thoughtful restoration, “Esplanade 2020: A...

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