Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25, 2013
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Happy Thanksgiving!

“Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.” ~ William Shakespeare

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Amy Ryan to Headline Dec. 3 Women’s Forum

November 25, 2013
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Amy E. Ryan, the first woman to serve as president of the Boston Public Library, will speak at the December 3 meeting of the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum, an organization formed last May to connect and inspire neighborhood women. Since assuming the position in 2008, Ryan has worked to keep the BPL at the...

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ASLA Olmsted Medal Awarded to Von Tscharner

November 25, 2013
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Last week, Renata von Tscharner, founder and president of the Charles River Conservancy (CRC), received the 2013 Olmsted Medal Architects (ASLA) on the final day of its national annual meeting, which was held in Boston. Named in honor of renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the medal recognizes individuals, organizations, agencies or programs outside...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2013
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All across the United States, Americans will be traveling far and wide to visit their families and loved ones to spend Thanksgiving Day, our unique, national holiday that celebrates nothing in particular. But that is the beauty of Thanksgiving. We feel no compulsion to do anything (unless we have to do the cooking!) or...

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Police Briefs 11-26-2013

November 25, 2013
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Nov. 11 745 Boylston St.- Property – Lost Nov. 12 Beacon Street  – Motor Vehicle Accident – Property Damage Dartmouth Street – Towed Motor Vehicle 647 Boylston St. – Larceny in a Building, $200 & Over 261 Dartmouth St. – Investigate Person Nov. 13 Beacon Street – Motor Vehicle Accident – Other 157 Newbury...

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Morison in the Mist

November 19, 2013
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Morison in the Mist

Sculptor Penelope Jencks depicted Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison sitting on a granite perch and dressed in oilskins. It’s the perfect outfit for a sunny autumn day when the sprinklers add a misty fog to the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.

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A Nice Tradition

November 19, 2013
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The Esplanade Association recently held their third annual canine promenade where more than 100 dogs were on show and almost twice as many owners. Living in the city and especially in our neighborhood, one immediately thinks that there is not enough room to have a dog.  But our neighbors show that this is not...

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Bike Helmets Can Now Be Rented

November 19, 2013
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Boston has become the first bike-friendly city to install new helmet rental vending machines. The HelmetHub machine on the corner of Boylston Street and Massachusetts Avenue will complement the already installed Hubway program at that location. The vending machines will allow users to rent a helmet before they use Hubway—the popular bike sharing service....

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Esplanade Association and Volunteers Plants 4,000 Bulbs for Marathon Daffodils in Park

November 19, 2013
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On Nov. 8, The Esplanade Association, in partnership with Marathon Daffodils and with the help of more than 90 volunteers from Massachusetts Service Alliance, planted 4,000 daffodils in the park along the shoreline and the planting bed by the Arthur Fiedler Footbridge. The Esplanade Association gave special thanks to Diane Valle, volunteer and organizer...

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Police Briefs 11-19-2013

November 19, 2013
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Nov. 4 282 Beacon St.    – Larceny in a Building, $200 & Over 40 Hereford St. – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, Under $50 841 Boylston St. – Larceny in a Building, Under $50 Newbury Street – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, Under $50   Nov. 5 51 Commonwealth Avenue – Property – Found Massachusetts Avenue...

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