Monthly Archives: November 2013

After the Fall

November 12, 2013
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After the Fall

Even with most of its leaves gone, this climbing ivy lends color to the Back Bay. It’s time for the bright red stems and deep blue berries to enjoy their moment in the spotlight.

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Back Bay Voters Back Connolly in Mayoral Election

November 12, 2013
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While registered voters citywide supported State Rep. Marty Walsh in his victorious bid to succeed Thomas M. Menino as the 54th mayor of Boston, Beacon Hill voters favored his rival candidate City Councilor John Connolly in last Tuesday’s municipal election. According to the city’s unofficial election results, an average of approximately 84 percent of...

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Veterans Day: Thank You for Your Service to Our Country

November 12, 2013
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On Monday, November 11, we  joined with our fellow Americans in observing Veteran’s Day, a day set aside to honor the sacrifices made by all of those who have served in our nation’s armed forces. Veteran’s Day originated as a commemoration of the end of World War I, which officially ended on the 11th...

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Police Briefs 11-12-2013

November 12, 2013
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Oct. 27 220 Clarendon St – Towed Motor Vehicle 73 Newbury St. – Towed Motor Vehicle Commonwealth Avenue –                 Motor Vehicle Accident – Property Damage 138 Newbury St. – Larceny in a Building, $50 to $199 190 Newbury St. – Larceny in a Building, $200 & Over 201 Newbury St. – Property –...

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Golden Commute

November 5, 2013
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Golden Commute

If Boston is “The Walking City,” the Back Bay lives up to the motto. About 40% of the residents walk to work or work at home. The rating service “Walk Score” calls the Back Bay a “Walker’s Paradise” with a score of 95 out of a possible 100 points.

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Events Highlight Blackstone’s Holiday Season

November 5, 2013
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Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill at 46 Charles St., an award-winning gift shop long-known for its unique gifts and handcrafted collectibles, will host three events this holiday season.  Individual events will feature Will Petersen of Wee Forest Folk, a return engagement by famed guitarist John Muratore and a book signing by local children’s author Janet...

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Open Space Panel and Discussion Coming to Copley BPL on Nov. 13

November 5, 2013
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Boston Parks Commissioner Antonia M. Pollak hosts an open space panel and discussion entitled “The Future We Want – Exploring Uses and Values of Public Open Space in Boston” on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Commonwealth Room at the Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square. Inspired by...

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Police Briefs 11-05-2013

November 5, 2013
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Oct. 21 Marlborough Street – Property – Found 941 Boylston St. – Property – Found 212 Newbury St. – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over 587 Boylston St. – Trespassing 165 Commonwealth Ave. – Auto Theft – Other             Auto Theft – Other   Oct. 22 261 Dartmouth St. – Trespassing 90 Commonwealth Ave....

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