2 hours ago

Kapur-Dewinter Gives First BHWF Presentation of the Year

By Amy Tsurumi

    Kapur-Dewinter Gives First BHWF Presentation of the Year
    An impeccable remedy for cabin fever, Beacon Hill Women's Forum (BHWF) welcomed back members to a full-capacity gathering at the Hampshire House on January 9. Neighbors enjoyed sharing holiday stories and New Year's resolutions over cocktails. The evening's opener Neighborhood Narratives speaker Gail Bray, who has been at Gary Drug for an impressive 18 years, received a warm welcome from familiar faces.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

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Proposals Discussed

On Jan. 10, a meting sponsored by the Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee discussed the Park St. School proposal as well as the plans for Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro at 25 Charles St.

    Proposals Discussed
    On Jan. 10, a meting sponsored by the Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee discussed the Park St. School proposal as well as the plans for Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro at 25 Charles St.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

All Done Until Next Year

Catrina Madeira cuts the wire while Simona Sdojkoska holds the ladder on South Russell Street as they take down the holiday decorations over the past weekend.

    All Done Until Next Year
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2 hours ago

Keeping Busy:Variety of Children’s Programs at Hill House

by Marianne Salza

    Keeping Busy:Variety of Children's Programs at Hill House
    On Saturday morning, little ones learned the fundamental skills of soccer, developing their listening and cooperative skills, and friends casually practiced their basketball shooting and blocking on the court. Pick Up Basketball and U6 Soccer are two of the many winter programs offered to children, ages five-weeks-old to 12-years-old, by Hill House.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

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Local Mother-Owned Art Tour Business Gets New Parents out of the House During Winter

A few years ago, Renana Kehoe was on maternity leave from her career as director of development operations at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. She loved having the time with son Nolan, but she missed being able to take advantage of the cultural offerings that brought her to Boston in the first place.

    Local Mother-Owned Art Tour Business Gets New Parents out of the House During Winter
    A few years ago, Renana Kehoe was on maternity leave from her career as director of development operations at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. She loved having the time with son Nolan, but she missed being able to take advantage of the cultural offerings that brought her to Boston in the first place.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Volunteers Take Down Holiday Decorations

By Suzanne Besser

    Volunteers Take Down Holiday Decorations
    Taking down the garlands and greens that decorated Beacon Hill's 1100 lamp posts for the holidays was a lot easier than putting them up, according to the hoards of volunteers who spent last weekend doing so. All it took was cutting down the top and bottom wires and two bows, dropping the garlands, and stuffing them all into heavy duty trash bags.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Civic Association Urges MGH to Fix North Anderson Park’s Bad Conditions

By Dan Murphy

    Civic Association Urges MGH to Fix North Anderson Park's Bad Conditions
    The Beacon Hill Civic Association board of directors is urging Massachusetts General Hospital to address the deteriorating conditions in and around North Anderson Park, which it maintains now pose a "significant risk to public safety." In a Jan.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Play Ball: Boston Named Best Large Sports City in New Study

By Seth Daniel

    Play Ball: Boston Named Best Large Sports City in New Study
    As the New England Patriots get ready to host their first playoff game in Foxboro, one might think it's the success of the city's football team that makes Boston the best sports city in America.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Kraft Center for Community Health Mobilizes Care for Opioid Use Disorder

A new community outreach initiative spearheaded by The Kraft Center for Community Health at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) seeks to better engage with individuals struggling with addiction and complex health conditions who are not well connected to health care services. The Kraft Center for Community Health was established in 2012 by a generous gift from Robert K. Kraft and The Kraft Family Foundation to expand access to high quality, cost effective health care for disadvantaged populations. CareZone, a mobile health van, is being funded by The Kraft Center for Community Health and brings together collaborators from GE Foundation, Ford Motor Company, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) and the Boston Public Health Commission’s harm reduction and needle exchange site, AHOPE.

    Kraft Center for Community Health Mobilizes Care for Opioid Use Disorder
    A new community outreach initiative spearheaded by The Kraft Center for Community Health at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) seeks to better engage with individuals struggling with addiction and complex health conditions who are not well connected to health care services. The Kraft Center for Community Health was established in 2012 by a generous gift from Robert K.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

2 hours ago

Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

Beacon Hill Gala February 3

    Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner
    The Beacon Hill Civic Association invites all neighbors to come in from the cold and enjoy spending an elegant evening together at the 46th annual Beacon Hill Gala, to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Saturday, February 3.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

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Saturday, February 3, 9:30 am – 12:30 am – Avian Coloration: An Art and Science Workshop

The world of birds is full of diverse feather colors that combine to form amazing plumage patterns– from neon yellow to somber black. How and why do birds achieve these decorative feats? Beginning with a microscopic look at feathers and expanding out to a broad perspective of patterns across bird families, Harvard University graduate student Dakota McCoy will use feather and bird specimens from the University’s collections to explore how and why this diversity of forms arose. Artist Erica Beade will show participants how to capture the nuance of avian color and form in their drawings. This Harvard Museum of Natural History class will take place Saturday, February 3 from 9:30 – 12:30 at the Museum, 26 Oxford Street in Cambridge. Fees: $45 HMNH members/$55 nonmembers. Advance registration required: https://reservations.hmsc.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?EventID=11

    Saturday, February 3, 9:30 am - 12:30 am - Avian Coloration: An Art and Science Workshop
    The world of birds is full of diverse feather colors that combine to form amazing plumage patterns- from neon yellow to somber black. How and why do birds achieve these decorative feats?
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

22 hours ago

Friday, February 9 – Sunday, February 11 – New Hampshire Orchid Society Show

New Hampshire Orchid Society Show is being held February 9 – 11, 2018 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 2200 Southwood Drive, Nashua, NH. Judging is being held on February 9, 2018 at 8:30 AM. For complete information contact Brenda Campbell at bbcampbell139@comcast.net.

    Friday, February 9 - Sunday, February 11 - New Hampshire Orchid Society Show
    New Hampshire Orchid Society Show is being held February 9 - 11, 2018 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 2200 Southwood Drive, Nashua, NH. Judging is being held on February 9, 2018 at 8:30 AM. For complete information contact Brenda Campbell at bbcampbell139@comcast.net.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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42 hours ago

Tatte Opens in Back Bay With Immaculate Pastries and So Much Shakshuka

...its debut in another new area of the city. The Back Bay bakery, located at 399 Boylston St., opened its doors at 7 a.m. on Thursday, January 18, unveiling a precisely tiled...

    Tatte Opens in Back Bay With Immaculate Pastries and So Much Shakshuka
    Fresh off an opening in Boston's Fenway neighborhood, Tatte Bakery & Cafe has made its debut in another new area of the city. The Back Bay bakery, located at 399 Boylston St., opened its doors at 7 a.m. on Thursday, January 18, unveiling a precisely tiled interior and a pastry case filled with familiar baked goods.
    https://boston.eater.com

46 hours ago

Through January 31 – Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Holiday Garden Courtyard Display

Holidays are a special time to come to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, where the festive courtyard features dark forest greens, and shades of red and silver. This holiday tradition showcases masses of flowering jade trees, silver curry plant, and the dark red winter blooms of amaryllis.

    Through January 31 - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Holiday Garden Courtyard Display
    Holidays are a special time to come to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, where the festive courtyard features dark forest greens, and shades of red and silver. This holiday tradition showcases masses of flowering jade trees, silver curry plant, and the dark red winter blooms of amaryllis.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

46 hours ago

Wednesday, July 11 – Tuesday, July 17 – Santa Fe: Folk Art, Gardens, Culture & Cuisine

Join Pacific Horticulture July 11 – 17 as we tour beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico to explore more than 1,000 years of culture, history, and tradition. Our itinerary includes visits to private gardens, the recently renovated Santa Fe Botanic Garden, and the world’s largest International Folk Art Market featuring more than 180 artists from 60 countries. A private docent-led tour of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum promises a deep look into the artist’s life and art in the region. A day trip to Chimayo and Taos includes a stop at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House. PHS executive director Carol Moholt will escort this tour. Land cost $2,598 per person, double occupancy for Pacific Horticulture members, $2,698 for nonmembers, single supplement $920.

    Wednesday, July 11 - Tuesday, July 17 - Santa Fe: Folk Art, Gardens, Culture & Cuisine
    Join Pacific Horticulture July 11 - 17 as we tour beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico to explore more than 1,000 years of culture, history, and tradition. Our itinerary includes visits to private gardens, the recently renovated Santa Fe Botanic Garden, and the world's largest International Folk Art Market featuring more than 180 artists from 60 countries.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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2 days ago

IMAGINE! Encouragement, Inspiration, and Radi...

IMAGINE! Encouragement, Inspiration, and Radical Imagination Art as Resistance Host: Black Lives Matter Boston, Arlington St. Church What is the role of art in radical Black liberation struggles? The evening is filled with ritual, art and artistic expressions, audience participation and dialogue for deepening community understanding, strengthening human solidarity, and radical movement building. Ticketed Event: $35.00 (No one turned away due to funds.) Date: Sun, January 21, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM EST Location: 351 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116 #BostonCreates #Art #RacialEquity

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    IMAGINE! Encouragement, Inspiration, and Radical ImaginationArt as ResistanceIn partnership with the historic Arlington Street Church in Boston, we will center the black radical imagination, revolutionary art and its role in social movements. What is the role of art in radical Black liberation struggles?
    https://www.eventbrite.com

2 days ago

Spotlight On: Business District

Business District’s mission is simple: to provide our members with luxurious and well-appointed surroundings, cutting-edge technology, and superb customer service.

    Spotlight On: Business District
    Business District's mission is simple: to provide our members with luxurious and well-appointed surroundings, cutting-edge technology, and superb customer service. When Matt LoGuidice, one of the Business District's Founders, was spending time in LA a few years ago, he worked for a time at a shared office space.
    http://www.bostonbackbay.com

2 days ago

Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Nothing Leaves the Site

It’s a good rule for sustainable gardening: Let nothing leave the site. Join the New England Wild Flower Society’s horticulture staff at Garden in the Woods on Saturday, January 27 from 1 – 4 to learn how your existing landscape materials, from downed wood to running water and plant debris, can provide free food, water, and soil. $40 for NEWFS members, $48 for nonmembers. Photo from www.andrewsforest.oregonstate.edu.  Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/nothing-leaves-the-site

    Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Nothing Leaves the Site
    It's a good rule for sustainable gardening: Let nothing leave the site. Join the New England Wild Flower Society's horticulture staff at Garden in the Woods on Saturday, January 27 from 1 - 4 to learn how your existing landscape materials, from downed wood to running water and plant debris, can provide free food, water, and soil.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

Tuesday, January 30, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm – Rocky Outcrops and Talus Slopes Webinar

This NEWFS webinar on Tuesday, January 30 from noon to one is part of is part of a series called Great Habitats of the Northeast which began last winter. In this series, Elizabeth Farnsworth, senior research ecologist for New England Wild Flower Society, will introduce you to some of the truly special New England habitats and discuss their ecology and distinctive plant life. The Rocky Outcrops and Talus Slopes webinar will allow you to discover the wild and rocky places of the Northeast, where bedrock intersects with climate to determine the hardy plant communities that can survive on mountain summits or in the interstices of rocks, eking out a living with little available soil. $10 for NEWFS members, $13 for nonmembers. Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/live-webinar-rocky-outcrops-and-talus-slopes

    Tuesday, January 30, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm - Rocky Outcrops and Talus Slopes Webinar
    This NEWFS webinar on Tuesday, January 30 from noon to one is part of is part of a series called Great Habitats of the Northeast which began last winter. In this series, Elizabeth Farnsworth, senior research ecologist for New England Wild Flower Society, will introduce you to some of the truly special New England habitats and discuss their ecology and distinctive plant life.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

3 days ago

Globe Bar & Cafe Reopens on Boylston Street, But in a New Space

...s Boylston Street to another, officially opening in its new home last week. After vacating 565 Boylston St. late last year, the restaurant took over 384 Boylston St., the former home of the...

...home last week. After vacating 565 Boylston St. late last year, the restaurant took over 384 Boylston St., the former home of the Rattlesnake Bar & Grill, which had closed down in November of...

    Globe Bar & Cafe Reopens on Boylston Street, But in a New Space
    Globe Bar & Cafe has completed its relocation from one space on Boston's Boylston Street to another, officially opening in its new home last week. After vacating 565 Boylston St. late last year, the restaurant took over 384 Boylston St., the former home of the Rattlesnake Bar & Grill, which had closed down in November of 2016.
    https://boston.eater.com

3 days ago

Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Wild and Wonderful Natives Webinar

Join Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society online on Wednesday, January 24 from 6:30 – 7:30 for a crash course on all things weird in the native flora. We’ll explore the wild and wonderful world of native plants, from the toxic sap of monk’s hood to the armature of honey locust and odd survival strategies. NEWFS members $10, nonmembers $13. Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/live-webinar-wild-and-wonderful-natives

    Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Wild and Wonderful Natives Webinar
    Join Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society online on Wednesday, January 24 from 6:30 - 7:30 for a crash course on all things weird in the native flora. We'll explore the wild and wonderful world of native plants, from the toxic sap of monk's hood to the armature of honey locust and odd survival strategies.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

Sunday, January 28, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Shrubs in Winter

New England Wild Flower Society will hold its ever popular Shrubs in Winter class on Sunday, January 28 from 10 – 2 with instructor Roland “Boot” Boutwell at Garden in the Woods in Framingham. Even without leaves, many shrubs are still recognizable in late fall and winter. Learn to identify about 20 native New England shrubs through such characteristics as branching patterns, bark, persistent flowers and fruits, growth forms, galls, and habitats. We’ll also consider the natural history of these shrubs. The program will begin indoors, then we’ll head out into the Garden. Bring a bag lunch and a hand lens. $53 for NEWFS members, $64 for nonmembers. Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/shrubs-in-winter. Image from www.thegardenerseden.com.

    Sunday, January 28, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Shrubs in Winter
    New England Wild Flower Society will hold its ever popular Shrubs in Winter class on Sunday, January 28 from 10 - 2 with instructor Roland "Boot" Boutwell at Garden in the Woods in Framingham. Even without leaves, many shrubs are still recognizable in late fall and winter.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm – Tower Hill READS 2018 Kickoff

Join friends and fellow garden members reading and discussing a thought provoking, award-winning book, The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben during Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s 2018 community read. Tower Hill also plans a series of tree walks, lectures and other events with the Worcester Tree Initiative. The kickoff will be held Sunday, January 27 from 1 – 2, and is free with admission, but registration is recommended at https://towerhillbg.thankyou4caring.org/pages/event-registration-form—tower-hill-reads-2018-kickoff

    Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm - Tower Hill READS 2018 Kickoff
    Join friends and fellow garden members reading and discussing a thought provoking, award-winning book, The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben during Tower Hill Botanic Garden's 2018 community read. Tower Hill also plans a series of tree walks, lectures and other events with the Worcester Tree Initiative.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

4 days ago

4 days ago

Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Family Art with Herbs: Foilography

On Saturday, January 27 from 10 – noon, bring the whole family to Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive in Boylston, to try this fun, no-fail printmaking technique. Using a tabletop printing press, fresh herbs, inks and aluminum foil you will create multiple prints to use as artwork or handmade gifts. Maximum attendance 6 parent/child pairs. $10 for THBG members (parent/child pair) and $20 for nonmembers (parent/child pair.) Register online at https://towerhillbg.thankyou4caring.org/pages/event-registration-form—family-art-with-herbs-foilography

    Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Family Art with Herbs: Foilography
    On Saturday, January 27 from 10 - noon, bring the whole family to Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive in Boylston, to try this fun, no-fail printmaking technique. Using a tabletop printing press, fresh herbs, inks and aluminum foil you will create multiple prints to use as artwork or handmade gifts.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

4 days ago

Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Composition From the Start

Ellen Duarte leads a Wellesley College Botanic Gardens introduction to composition based on the writings of Molly Bang in her book Picture This. On four Thursdays (February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, from 9:30 – 12:30) learn how balance, harmony and emotional response are affected by the elements in the picture. Friends of Wellesley College Botanic Gardens $150, nonmembers $200.  Register at http://wellesley.edu/wcbg/learn. There is a snow date of March 8 if needed.

    Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Composition From the Start
    Ellen Duarte leads a Wellesley College Botanic Gardens introduction to composition based on the writings of Molly Bang in her book Picture This . On four Thursdays (February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, from 9:30 - 12:30) learn how balance, harmony and emotional response are affected by the elements in the picture.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

5 days ago

Coming Attractions: January 14 through 30 — What Will Light Your Fire

Road Show, Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by John Weidman Directed by Spiro Veloudos.Co-directed and choreographed by Ilyse Robbins. Music direction by Jonathan Goldberg. Staged by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, through February 11.

At the Emmanuel Church/Lindsey Chapel, 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

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Bakalar Gallery, MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

Fenway Gallery, Isabelle Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA

Winter Panto, written and performed by Matthew Woods & The Ensemble. Directed by Woods. Staged by imaginary beasts at the Charlestown Working Theater, 442 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown, MA, through February 4.

Shakespeare in Love, Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard. Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall. Directed by Scott Edmiston. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, through February 10.

Crossing Flight: a tale of the post-apocalypse by Erin Lerch. Directed by Rosalind Thomas-Clark. Staged by TC Squared Theatre Company at The Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA, January 18 to 21.

IRRESISTIBLE, performed by Liars and Believers. Directed by Jason Slavic. At Sonia at the Middle East, Central Square, 10 Brookline Street, Cambridge, MA on January 24.

The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder. Directed by Josh Short. Music direction by Matt Requintina. Staged by The Wilbury Theatre Group at 40 Sonoma Court, Olneyville, Rhode Island, January 18 through February 4.

HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True. Written and directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa. Staged by the American Repertory Theater at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, January 26 through February 11.

At the New Conservatory at the Jordan Hall/New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA

Presented by the Boston University School of Music at the Boston University Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

    Coming Attractions: January 14 through 30 - What Will Light Your Fire
    Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. By The Arts Fuse Staff Film Iran is producing some of the world's most elegant films. Here is a chance to take in movies that haven't received traditional distribution.
    http://artsfuse.org

5 days ago

Wednesday, January 31, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Fun in a (Little) Sun

Jessie Blum, Conservatory Horticulturist at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, will lead a group through the Orangerie at Tower Hill on Wednesday, January 31 from 2 – 3, to discover what types of plants do well in low light conditions and how to best take care of them.  Free with admission to the Garden. For more information visit www.towerhillbg.org, or call 508-869-6111, x 124.

    Wednesday, January 31, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Fun in a (Little) Sun
    Jessie Blum, Conservatory Horticulturist at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, will lead a group through the Orangerie at Tower Hill on Wednesday, January 31 from 2 - 3, to discover what types of plants do well in low light conditions and how to best take care of them. Free with admission to the Garden.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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