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BPDA moves to sell Dudley parcels
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BPDA moves to sell Dudley parcels
City officials released draft requests for proposals for several large parcels of land in the Dudley Square area, setting in motion the process of selling off the last of the remaining publicly-owned lots in the area. The plans, hashed out through meetings of the Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee (RSMPOC) over the last two years, call for one-third of all new housing units built on the parcels to be affordable, one-third moderately affordable and one-third market-rate.
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WeWork Career Carnival
August 08, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Boston
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Cirque du Soleil’s 'Luzia' is a stunning tribute to Mexico
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Arts & Culture
Cirque du Soleil’s 'Luzia' is a stunning tribute to Mexico
The mesmerizing and beautifully-crafted show easily accomplishes this goal and then some. Described as a “waking dream of Mexico,” Luzia was written and directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca who lived, worked and traveled in the country for more than 10 years.
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Tough times for black patriots
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Tough times for black patriots
For decades, African Americans have been participating in Fourth of July events. They have marched in parades, attended barbecues and cookouts, and gone to fireworks displays. Blacks joined in the celebration as fellow citizens despite their acute awareness that they did not fully enjoy all the rights of Americans.
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Chinatown residents battle gentrification in historic row houses
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Chinatown residents battle gentrification in historic row houses
Shortly after buying 9 Johnny Court, the new owner plans to nearly double the small row house in size, and residents are worried about the effect this will have on their neighborhood.
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Candidates face off in JP Progressives debate
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Candidates face off in JP Progressives debate
State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez faced challenger Nika Elugardo as the two candidates in this year’s 15th Suffolk District primary debated important issues facing voters, including jobs, education and the environment Monday night. By 7p.m. a long line of residents from across the district, which includes parts of Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, Roslindale and Brookline, snaked around the driveway of the First Baptist Church on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain.
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The 5th annual Jamaica Plain Porchfest celebrated music with a mission
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Arts & Culture
The 5th annual Jamaica Plain Porchfest celebrated music with a mission
Last weekend, JP Porchfest celebrated its fifth year of bringing music to the streets of Jamaica Plain. 86 artists entertained crowds with music and spoken word over the six-hour event.
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Volunteer Open House at the Arnold Arboretum: Share Nature with Children!
August 02, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Jamaica Plain
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Local artist and educator offers public art walking tours
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Arts & Culture
Local artist and educator offers public art walking tours
Boston has an extensive collection of graffiti and street art; the trick is being able to find each piece. Art Walks Boston offers walking tours of the public art in Boston’s South End, Mission Hill, Fenway and Jamaica Plain.
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No longer in the gang database, yet forever marked a gangster
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No longer in the gang database, yet forever marked a gangster
Calvin Feliciano was looking forward to attending a spiritual retreat on an island in British Columbia when he picked his luggage off a carousel at Vancouver International Airport. He wasn’t expecting to be detained and questioned about his gang record.
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Highland Park seeks historical designation
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Highland Park seeks historical designation
Earlier this month, Highland Park-Fort Hill residents launched a campaign to have the neighborhood designated an Architectural Conservation District by the Boston Landmarks Commission. Organizing into nine street teams, residents hope to gain widespread public support and backing from the Boston Landmarks Commission, in order to preserve the architecture and character of Highland Park, and to help neighborhood residents better manage real estate development in the area.
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Garlic & greens recipe
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Lifestyle
Garlic & greens recipe
Garlic with pea shoots is a combination worth exploring. It’s hardly a secret, especially in Asia where pea greens are widely consumed. In many regions, peas are sown throughout the summer specifically for their greens, every week or so like American farmers plant lettuce.
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Cafe JuiceUp Grand Opening
July 07, 2018
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Mattapan
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No ordinary omelet
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Lifestyle
No ordinary omelet
Whipped egg whites, creamy yolks and a spinach nest make this meal unique.
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