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Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? T...

Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? These twin ornaments aren’t concerned with names—they’re too busy guarding the doorframe in the Worthington Street Lobby! Object: East Asian, Pair of Architectural Ornaments, mid 18th century, painted wood.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? These twin ornaments aren't concerned with names-they're too busy guarding the doorframe in the Worthington Street Lobby! Object: East Asian, Pair of...
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Kenmore Square Is Getting a Popular Japanese Noodle Chain

...Tsurutontan (stylized as TsuruTonTan) is planning to open a new location in the Hotel Commonwealth (500 Commonwealth Ave., Boston). The company has a hearing with the Boston Licensing Board scheduled for July 25...

    Kenmore Square Is Getting a Popular Japanese Noodle Chain
    Kenmore Square is getting an udon restaurant: Japanese chain Tsurutontan (stylized as TsuruTonTan) is planning to open a new location in the Hotel Commonwealth (500 Commonwealth Ave., Boston). The company has a hearing with the Boston Licensing Board scheduled for July 25 to determine whether it can buy a beer and wine license currently held by Masona Grill in West Roxbury, which will close this month.
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#OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed aw...

#OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed away in 1924, leaving a museum “for the education and enjoyment of the public forever.” Thank you Isabella for bringing wonder and joy to Boston.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed away in 1924, leaving a museum "for the education and enjoyment of the public forever." Thank you Isabella for bringing wonder and joy to Boston.
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Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yell...

Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yellow walls! 🌻 The appropriately named Yellow Room showcases Isabella’s love of music, art, and her friendships with the creators in those fields.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yellow walls! 🌻 The appropriately named Yellow Room showcases Isabella's love of music, art, and her friendships with the creators in those fields.
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31 hours ago

Travel Deal: Walk Off a Discount at Hotel Commonwealth

Where: Hotel Commonwealth, 500 Commonwealth Ave., Boston

    Travel Deal: Walk Off a Discount at Hotel Commonwealth
    A new package from the Hotel Commonwealth seeks to reward guests for strolling around this extremely walkable town. Called the "Fit to Be [Kenmore] Square Package," it offers guests a Fitbit at the beginning of their stay. Then, depending on how many steps they rack up, they receive a discounted bill.
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32 hours ago

TsuruTonTan Plans to Open within Hotel Commonwealth in Boston's Kenmore Square

The address for the proposed TsuruTonTan (and the Hotel Commonwealth) is 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215. The website for TsuruTonTan is at http://www.tsurutontan.com/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A small group of Japanese noodle spots will be expanding to Boston, opening in a hotel that is home to three popular dining and drinking places. According to a post from Universal Hub, TsuruTonTan is planning to open within the Hotel Commonwealth in Kenmore Square, joining Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar, and The Hawthorne.
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Isabella studied in France, where she picked ...

Isabella studied in France, where she picked up this motto: Think much, speak little, write nothing. Share this quote with the Isabella in your life! Image: Martin Mower, Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1917, oil.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella studied in France, where she picked up this motto: Think much, speak little, write nothing. Share this quote with the Isabella in your life! Image: Martin Mower, Isabella Stewart Gardner,...
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2 days ago

Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this...

Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this one of his first self portraits, but it’s also the piece that solidified Isabella’s decision to transform her private collection into a public museum. #HatsOffToYouRembrandt Image: Rembrandt Van Rijn, Self-Portrait, Age 23, 1629, oil on oak panel.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this one of his first self portraits, but it's also the piece that solidified Isabella's decision to transform her private collection into a public museum....
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Isabella took care to exhibit the work of wom...

Isabella took care to exhibit the work of women artists in the contemporary galleries of her museum. This bust of Maria de Acosta Sargent by Anna Coleman Ladd is one such example! Object: Anna Coleman Ladd, Maria de Acosta Sargent, 1915, bronze.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella took care to exhibit the work of women artists in the contemporary galleries of her museum. This bust of Maria de Acosta Sargent by Anna Coleman Ladd is one such example! Object: Anna...
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One of the few nudes in Isabella’s collection...

One of the few nudes in Isabella’s collection, this figure drawing by Whistler shows a beautiful harmony of color. The blues on the fabric are similar to the Summer Blues growing in the Courtyard! 💙 Image: James McNeill Whistler, Lapis Lazuli (detail), 1885-1886, chalk and pastel on brown paper.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    One of the few nudes in Isabella's collection, this figure drawing by Whistler shows a beautiful harmony of color. The blues on the fabric are similar to the Summer Blues growing in the Courtyard! 💙...
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It’s looking like Christmas in July at the Ga...

It’s looking like Christmas in July at the Gardner! 🎄 These Glory Bowers are some vigorous climbers and are growing strong and tall in the Courtyard. See these red and white beauties in person on your next visit!

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    It's looking like Christmas in July at the Gardner! 🎄 These Glory Bowers are some vigorous climbers and are growing strong and tall in the Courtyard. See these red and white beauties in person on...
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4 days ago

2 men arraigned in connection with recent MIT frat house burglaries

Lawrence Elmore, 65, and Charles Welsh, 63, were ordered held $1,000 bail at their arraignment Friday in connection with break-ins on Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue, according to a spokesman for Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s Office.

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Mark your calendars for July 27 when admissio...

Mark your calendars for July 27 when admission will be free, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays! From martial arts to music performances, there's something fun for everyone. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2MQSi8b

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Mark your calendars for July 27 when admission will be free, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays! From martial arts to music performances, there's something fun for everyone....
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4 days ago

#FarneseFact No, our revelers aren’t at a rav...

#FarneseFact No, our revelers aren’t at a rave (though they would fit right in!). Long-wave ultraviolet light reveals which parts of the sarcophagus had to be recarved. This side was particularly damaged—only the green parts are original!

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    FarneseFact No, our revelers aren't at a rave (though they would fit right in!). Long-wave ultraviolet light reveals which parts of the sarcophagus had to be recarved. This side was particularly...
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4 days ago

Get a close look at the revelers on our Farne...

Get a close look at the revelers on our Farnese sarcophagus at our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition! For the first time in over 100 years, visitors can view this two millennia old work of art from all angles. Enjoy today: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Get a close look at the revelers on our Farnese sarcophagus at our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition! For the first time in over 100 years, visitors can view this two millennia old work of art from...
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4 days ago

Boston’s Best French Fries

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    Boston's Best French Fries | BU Today | Boston University
    10 don't-miss places to chow down for National French Fry Day As a nation, we love our French fries. The average American eats 29 pounds each year: that's a whopping 2 million tons. Whether you like them curly, skinny, thick-sliced, or crinkle-cut, dipped in ketchup or served straight up, they've been an American diet staple for nearly 100 years.
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4 days ago

Rash of Burglaries at MIT Kenmore Area Fraternities Puts BU on Alert

Thieves walked into several fraternity houses on Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue and stole bikes, laptops, wallets, a PlayStation, and other electronics from residents’ rooms. The fraternity houses frequently sublet rooms during the summer months, and security can be lax.

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...identify them. Security cameras recorded one man entering the MIT Phi Kappa Theta fraternity at 229 Commonwealth Avenue on July 7. He reportedly walked through the fraternity dining room and spent about 30...

    Rash of Burglaries at MIT Kenmore Area Fraternities Puts BU on Alert | BU Today | Boston University
    BU community, students urged to lock doors, not admit strangers to buildings The Boston University Police Department is urging BU students and the University community to be vigilant following a rash of burglaries over the past week at MIT fraternity houses in the Kenmore Square area, near BU's East Campus.
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Tonight's the night! Drop in for Neighborhood...

Tonight's the night! Drop in for Neighborhood Nights: Creative Cycle, a completely free evening full of dance, music, and performances. Join us from 5 - 9pm for this incredible and unforgettable night. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2tyk6XL

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Tonight's the night! Drop in for Neighborhood Nights: Creative Cycle, a completely free evening full of dance, music, and performances. Join us from 5 - 9pm for this incredible and unforgettable...
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5 days ago

Police investigating after 4 MIT frat houses burglarized in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - Police are investigating after four MIT fraternity houses were recently burglarized along Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue in Boston.

    Police investigating after 4 MIT frat houses burglarized in Boston
    BOSTON (WHDH) - Police are investigating after four MIT fraternity houses were recently burglarized along Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. Since last weekend, Phi Sigma Kappa, Phi Kappa Theta, Delta Tau Delta and Nu Delta have been broken into, according to police.
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5 days ago

Police investigating after 4 MIT fraternity houses burglarized in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - Police are investigating after four MIT fraternity houses were recently burglarized along Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue in Boston.

    Police investigating after 4 MIT fraternity houses burglarized in Boston
    BOSTON (WHDH) - Police are investigating after four MIT fraternity houses were recently burglarized along Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. Since last weekend, MIT students have been on the lookout following the rash of frat house break-ins.
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