Monthly Archives: May 2013

Architecture Blossoms in Spring

May 14, 2013
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Architecture Blossoms in Spring

“I don’t divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one.” (Luis Ramiro Barragán Morfín, Mexican architect 1902 – 1988)

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TEA Outlines Memorable Achievements During Year

May 14, 2013
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The Esplanade Association (TEA) outlined its noteworthy achievements of fiscal ’13, recapping a fruitful business year that included a merger with another non-profit dedicated to enhancing park life, the completion of planning for the revitalization of the Charles Eliot Memorial and the establishment of the park’s first composting program.  In its recently published Report...

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Democrats Square off at State Representative Candidates Forum

May 14, 2013
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On Tuesday, May 7, the Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay and the West End Civic Association presented a State Representative Candidates Forum for the 8th Suffolk District, which is made up of Back Bay, Beacon Hill and the West End in Boston, and Cambridgeport, Area 4 and MIT...

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Police Briefs 05-14-2013

May 14, 2013
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April 29 16 Newbury St. – Breaking and Entering, Non-Residence, Night – Force 329 Newbury St – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 320 Newbury St. – Larceny, Bicycle, $200 & Over April 30 Boylston Street – Property – Found 497 Beacon St – Landlord – Tenant Service 719 Boylston St. – Larceny in a...

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Sweet Sound of Spring

Sweet Sound of Spring

This Northern Cardinal sang long and loud from a Back Bay tree top. His song is a way to attract a mate and declare this territory as his. The redder the cardinal, the more attractive he is to mates because it’s a sign of a male who has found a good food supply.

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TEA to Hold Annual Meeting on May 7

The Esplanade Association (TEA) will host its 12th annual meeting at the Hampshire House, 84 Beacon St. in Boston, On Tuesday, May 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. The meeting will highlight the work done by The Esplanade Association over the past year, as well as discus future goals and projects. Some of this...

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LaMattina Seeks Private Development Dollars to Improve City’s Parks

Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina is calling for a hearing to find ways to link private development dollars with improving the city’s dynamic public park system. With Boston’s 2,200 acre park system woefully under funded, LaMattina said there could be an opportunity similar to the order that Mayor Thomas Menino issued 13 years ago...

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Police Briefs 05-08-2013

April 22 20 Gloucester St. – Property – Found 85 Newbury St – Disorderly Person 119 Clarendon St. – Investigate Person April 23  941 Boylston St. – Assault and Battery Arlington Street – Motor Vehicle Accident – Personal Injury Newbury Street – Property – Accidental Damage 172 Marlborough St. – Property – Receiving Stolen...

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Pansies in Spring

Pansies in Spring

Despite their delicate look, pansies are tough, little plants. In some neighborhood gardens, they survived the winter and started blooming again in spring. Here, they were planted en masse to give this yard a splash of early color.

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‘Backyard Dash” is Saturday

On Saturday, May 4, Hill House families, friends and neighbors are invited to take to Fiedler Field and the Esplanade Pathways for the seventh annual “Backyard Dash & Girls on the Run Boston 5K.” The event will feature a Diaper Dash for toddlers, 1-mile family fun-run, Girls on the Run Boston 5K, picnic lunch...

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