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St. Botolph-er Fest

The Back Bay Sun 10/21 6:36P The Boston Sun Staff
The St. Boltolph Quartet: Tom Hofmann Nikki Naghavi, Nate Taylor, and Oliver Chang provided some music to match the pleasant Autumn day for the St. Boltolph-er Fest hosted by the St. Botolph Street...

Salon Monet Receives Certificate of Appreciation

The Back Bay Sun 10/21 6:35P John Lynds
Founder/Owner of the renowned Salon Monet Shellee Mendes overcame enormous odds to become Newbury Street’s only female African-American hair salon owner. Mendes was raised in Boston public housing...

Proposed Boston Commemoration Commission Moves Ahead

The Back Bay Sun 10/21 6:34P Dan Murphy
While the 250th anniversary of the beginning of the American Revolution coming in 2026 and the 400th anniversary of the founding of Boston in 2030 will undoubtedly attract much fanfare, City Councilor Kenzie Bok is proposing the creation of the...

NABB’s Halloween Celebration Returns Oct. 31

The Back Bay Sun 10/21 6:33P Dan Murphy
The city will close Marlborough Street between Berkeley and Fairfield streets to traffic Sunday, Oct. 31, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. for the return of the Neighborhood of the Back Bay’s Halloween Celebration. And since this year’s event comes on a...

First-Ever LGBTQ+ 5K in State Coming Sunday, Oct. 31, to the Common

The Back Bay Sun 10/21 6:33P The Boston Sun Staff
Boston Theater Company (BTC), the organization that produced “Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon,” and the Artist Athletic Association (AAA) have announced the first-ever 5K road race in Massachusetts, Road of Rainbows,...

Police Arrest Boston Man After Seven-Hour Standoff in the South End

The Back Bay Sun 10/21 6:32P John Lynds
It was a wild day in the South End Tuesday with streets shut down, Emerson College students told to avoid the area and a large police presence as authorities dealt with an hours-long standoff with an armed suspect. Police eventually peacefully...

News Briefs

The Back Bay Sun 10/21 6:31P The Boston Sun Staff
BPDA Board Approves Midtown Hotel Redevelopment Project The Boston Planning & Development Agency approved the planned redevelopment of the former Midway Hotel into a 10-story apartment building. Newtown-based National Development intends to enter...

Seniors Step Out

Beacon Hill Times 10/21 5:40P Suzanne Besser
When Beacon Hill Village members heard that the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) was challenging seniors to walk or run throughout September, they did just what they always do:...

Neighborhood to Help Resettle Afghan Evacuees

Beacon Hill Times 10/21 5:38P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Special to the Times The first evacuees from Afghanistan—the people and families on the tarmac at Kabul Airport just weeks ago—began arriving in the Boston area last week. Beacon Hill residents have...

‘Get in the Spirit’ Fall Campaign Finds a Helper

Beacon Hill Times 10/21 5:37P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Special to Times The Beacon Hill “Get in the Spirit” October fundraiser for The Jimmy Fund owes a deep debt of gratitude to the 67 businesses who, despite challenges of their own, have stepped up to support one of New England’s cherished...
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