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37 Trees Slated for Removal as Part of Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation

October 16, 2015
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Thirty-seven trees are slated for removal as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Longfellow Bridge, state officials said. White-Skanska-Consigli, the project contractor, has begun the final phase of tree removals to prepare for construction of the new pedestrian bridge connecting the Charles River Esplanade with Charles Circle, and to accommodate construction activities in...

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Pressley Sees Connections, Solutions in Next Term

October 16, 2015
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By Seth Daniel If there’s one thing that Councillor Ayanna Pressley has learned over the last three terms in office, it’s the interconnectedness of the City and its issues. In a recent sit-down interview with the councillor, she said she has evolved from being an advocate to being one who is now beginning to...

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Range of Experiences Will Prepare Essaibi George for Council

October 15, 2015
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By Seth Daniel City Council candidate Annissa Essaibi George is the one person in this year’s City Council at-large race that is on the outside looking in, but her generational roots in the City and vast experience – from being a high school teacher to owning a small business – puts her on the...

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Downtown View:Your House.Think Again.

October 1, 2015
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It is September so my thoughts naturally turn to property rights. It’s not so outlandish. In September, downtown Boston has many new permanent residents—new owners of houses, condominiums, lofts. Those new to downtown Boston may have to learn new attitudes toward their property. You may be one of these new owners. You may have...

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Wu Campaigning on Housing and Education Issues

October 1, 2015
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When Boston City Councillor Michelle Wu entered the race for her first term in office two years ago, she hoped to be able to gain a seat on the Council so she could help people and help them immediately. Wu, 30, is one of four children born to immigrants from Taiwan that came to...

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Pumpkin Fest at Frog Pond on October 17

October 1, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced the Fall Pumpkin Festival coming to the Boston Common Frog Pond on Saturday, October 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Hundreds of illuminated jack-o’-lanterns will float on the water and festive family activities will be offered. Attendees are asked to bring 8-inch or smaller carved pumpkins that...

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‘Moondance Gala’ Returns Sept. 26

August 20, 2015
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The Esplanade Association’s annual “Moondance Gala” takes place along the banks of the Charles River in Boston on Saturday, Sept. 26. Beginning at 9 p.m., the event will open for the “Moondance After Dark” portion of the gala.  Co-chaired by Ashlee Robertson and Carolina Save, it is organized by the Esplanade Friends Council and...

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Blackstone’s Beacon Hill Announces the Rebranding of Reflections

August 20, 2015
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KrzysHill Stores Group, the Boston based retail entrepreneurs behind award winning Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill and Kitchenwares by Blackstones, have announced the rebranding of the their 3rd retail location — Blackstone’s Back Bay — (formerly Reflections) at 223 Newbury Street.  Changing the name on the newest store extends the 33 year legacy of Blackstone’s to the Back...

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Bill Geary Elected to Board of Trustees at MGH Institute of Health Professions

August 20, 2015
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Back Bay resident Bill Geary, a partner at Flare Capital Partners, a leading healthcare technology venture capital firm, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston. “We are excited about Bill joining the Board,” said George E. Thibault, MD, Board of Trustees chair at the Boston...

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An Ibiza Adventure

July 18, 2015
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An Ibiza Adventure

By Sasha Mishkin The morning’s rosy glow shone through the overhead skylights when my dancing partner said it was 7 a.m. My eyes widened, but my feet kept moving. We were indulging in what Ibiza is known for—the nightlife. In the summer­time, major clubs heat up with nightly parties that feature the world’s top...

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