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Happy Thanksgiving from The Garden Club of the Back Bay

Our members wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day, filled with family and friends. As we gear up for another busy holiday season, we hope you will all take a quiet moment to appreciate all we enjoy in our great neighborhood. Image from iqquotes.com.

    Happy Thanksgiving from The Garden Club of the Back Bay
    Our members wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day, filled with family and friends. As we gear up for another busy holiday season, we hope you will all take a quiet moment to appreciate all we enjoy in our great neighborhood. Image from iqquotes.com.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, November 24 – December 30, 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Gardens Aglow

Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street in Sandwich, is putting on the glitz again this Holiday Season with it’s treasured annual event – Gardens Aglow!

    Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, November 24 - December 30, 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Gardens Aglow
    Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street in Sandwich, is putting on the glitz again this Holiday Season with it's treasured annual event - Gardens Aglow! At this extra-special time of year, the good folks at Heritage adorn their acres of beautiful gardens and woodlands with more than 10 miles of twinkling, sparkling lights.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Saturday, December 2, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, and Sunday, December 3, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Preservation of Historic Winchester Holiday House Tour

Preservation of Historic Winchester’s Holiday House Tour is held the first full weekend of December, and consists of the Bough and Dough Shop, Saturday evening Preview Party & Candlelight Tour, and the Sunday afternoon Daylight Tour. The Preview Party on Saturday, December 2 from 6 – 9 is a special evening reception in a historic home, featuring a sneak peek Candlelight Tour of the other sites on the Holiday House Tour on Saturday evening. Admission tickets to the Preview Party and Candlelight Tours are also valid for the Sunday afternoon house tours. The Daylight Tour is the main attraction of the Holiday House Tour weekend, taking place on Sunday afternoon December 3 from 1 – 5 and drawing crowds of up to 500 visitors. The Bough and Dough Shop is open the first weekend of December, concurrent with the Holiday House Tour, on Saturday from 9 – 5 and Sunday from 11 – 5. Fresh cut greenery, wreaths, baked goods, and local artisan crafts are available for holiday gift-giving and decorating. Books and artwork featuring historic subjects may be available on a year to year basis. Tickets for the Holiday House Tour and memberships to PHW are also available. The Shop offers complimentary hot cider and coffee to its visitors. Admission to the shop is free – location is 315 W. Boscawen Street in Winchester (Little Theatre.) Buy tour tickets online at http://www.phwi.org/hht.php

    Saturday, December 2, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, and Sunday, December 3, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Preservation of Historic Winchester Holiday House Tour
    Preservation of Historic Winchester's Holiday House Tour is held the first full weekend of December, and consists of the Bough and Dough Shop, Saturday evening Preview Party & Candlelight Tour, and the Sunday afternoon Daylight Tour.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

31 hours ago

Holiday Wreaths 2017 – Fine Detail

Each fully decorated holiday wreath crafted by The Garden Club of the Back Bay is the product of many hours of labor. We did raise our price this season for this category (other items remain at 2015/2016 rates) not because we were trying to maximize profit, but because our limited volunteer pool was having a hard time fulfilling the demand. Wreaths of this size and quality sell for upwards of $240 in high end retail settings, due to the sheer amount of work involved. We hope you all will appreciate the love that goes into each wreath, but also know that our net profit each year goes straight back to the community. Order soon at http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org/shop/

    Holiday Wreaths 2017 - Fine Detail
    Each fully decorated holiday wreath crafted by The Garden Club of the Back Bay is the product of many hours of labor. We did raise our price this season for this category (other items remain at 2015/2016 rates) not because we were trying to maximize profit, but because our limited volunteer pool was having a hard time fulfilling the demand.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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2 days ago

Board of appeal hearing

Case: BOA-769080,  Address: 12 Byron Street ,   Ward 5  Applicant: Michael G. Conlon Jr.

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Case: BOA-769077,  Address: 276-278 Newbury Street ,   Ward  5 Applicant: Nader Golestaneh

Purpose: Confirm occupancy as existing 2 family dwelling on 15,463 sq ft lot. Part of ERT710893. Combine 7 Sparhawk St and 9 Sparhawk to be known as 7-9 Sparhawk St. to be a total of 4 apartments.

Purpose: Confirm occupancy as existing 2 family dwelling on 15,463 sq ft lot. Part of ERT710893. Combine 7 Sparhawk St and 9 Sparhawk to be known as 7-9 Sparhawk St. to be a total of 4 apartments.

Case: BOA-730716,  Address: 177 Glenellen Road,   Ward 20  Applicant: John Harrington

Case: BOA-725724,  Address: 32 Rockne Avenue ,   Ward 16  Applicant: Laura J Penney

Case: BOA-725722,  Address: 44-46 Crockett Avenue ,   Ward  16 Applicant: Laura J Penney

Case: BOA-728847,  Address: 29 Carruth Street ,   Ward 16  Applicant: Michael Courtney

Case: BOA-649285,  Address: 197-207 Adams Street,   Ward 15   Applicant: Andre Gomes

Case: BOA-737496,  Address: 49 East Concord Street ,   Ward 8  Applicant: Ghita Akkar

Case: BOA-762671,  Address: 260-264 Gold Street ,   Ward 7  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney

Case: BOA-768729,  Address: 79-89 West Broadway,   Ward 6  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney

Case: BOA-757813,  Address: 804 East Third Street ,   Ward 6 Applicant: William Doyle

Case: BOA-764049,  Address: 5 Jerusalem Place ,   Ward  3 Applicant: 3 Jerusalem Place LLC

Case: BOA-764049,  Address: 5 Jerusalem Place ,   Ward  3 Applicant: 3 Jerusalem Place LLC

Case: BOA-764051,  Address: 7 Jerusalem Place,   Ward 3  Applicant: 3 Jerusalem Place LLC

Purpose: Erect a two family dwelling in between #5 Jerusalem Pl (ERT735208) and #9 Jerusalem Pl (ERT735249)

Case: BOA-767168,  Address: 23 Dwight Street ,   Ward 3  Applicant: Jonathan Linehan

Case: BOA-744222,  Address: 431-439 Hanover Street ,   Ward 3  Applicant: Anthony Virgilio

Case: BOA-734923,  Address: 24-44 Kneeland Street ,   Ward 3  Applicant: Albert Li

Purpose: Change from retail store to light food service #36A & 37 store as shown as on plans, 26 Kneeland. (No work to existing fire alarm and sprinkler system.)

Case: BOA-767366,  Address: 4 Albion Place ,   Ward 2  Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-759562,  Address: 189 Trenton Street ,   Ward 1  Applicant: Richard Beliveau

Case: BOA-765850,  Address: 84 Faywood Avenue,   Ward 1  Applicant: Charles DiPrima

Case: BOA-759563,  Address: 80 Marginal Street ,   Ward 1  Applicant: Cooper Forge Partners, LLC

Case: BOA-769789,  Address: 67 Lubec Street,   Ward 1  Applicant: Tom Falcucci

Case: BOA#747484, Address: 1435-1437 Tremont Street , Ward  9  Applicant: Adrian Wong

Case: BOA-762362,  Address: 44 Gates Street ,   Ward 7  Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case:BOA-668415 , Address: 231 Gold Street  , Ward  6 Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-666196, Address: 173 Endicott Street   Ward: 3, Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-737565, Address: 9-11 Belmont Street, Ward 2   Applicant: Doug MacDonald

Case: BOA-750482, Address: 61 Boardman Street   Ward: 1, Applicant: Linda Rand

Case: BOA-770210, Address: 23-27 Tyler Street  Ward: 3, Applicant: Yukit Wu

Case: BOA-734238, Address: 3377-3379 Washington Street   Ward: 11 , Applicant: John Lincecum

Case: BOA-760391, Address: 9 Brinsley Street  Ward: 14 , Applicant: Moises Lendor

Case: BOA-768033, Address: 9 Mount Everett Street  Ward: 15, Applicant: Vargas DaSilveria

Case: BOA-739621, Address: 722 Truman Parkway  Ward: 18, Applicant: Yemi Adegboyega

Case: BOA-749408, Address: 50 Eldridge Road  Ward: 19, Applicant: Leila Hayes

Case: BOA-747902, Address: 13 Seymour Street  Ward: 19, Applicant: Orisania Milli

Case: BOA-747900, Address: 15 Seymour Street  Ward: 19, Applicant: Orisani Milli

Case: BOA-731677, Address: 11-17 Corinth Street  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Hae Robinson

Case: BOA-751706, Address: 14 Halford Road  Ward: 20, Applicant: Brian Kenneally

Case: BOA-769484, Address: 10 Rhoda Street  Ward: 20, Applicant: Scott Bortolotto

1 City Hall Square

    Board of appeal hearing
    HEARINGS: 10:30 a.m. Article(s): 27S(27S-5) 68(68-29) 68(68-8) 29(29-4) Purpose: Add two floors to existing two family to create a third unit. Add one parking space for the new unit. Existing building fottprint will not change. No work to the first and second levels. Change occupancy from two family to three family.
    https://www.boston.gov

2 days ago

Friday, December 1 – Sunday, December 3 – 38th Annual Christmas in Salem House Tour

Few communities have the rich legacy of historic houses that Salem, Massachusetts boasts. These homes, spanning four centuries, help define the character as well as the appearance of the city, and every year some of their owners invite visitors in to view their homes decked out in full holiday regalia, with the help of professional decorators and florists. Christmas in Salem features a glimpse into these private homes that have been professionally decorated for the holiday season as well as a series of special events such as walking tours and wine tastings that are exclusive to Christmas in Salem ticket holders. The tour, held December 1 – December 3, is sponsored by Historic Salem. A preview of 4 of the 13 houses will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017, from 5:30–8:30 pm and will feature selected homes. On Saturday, December 2 from 10:30 am–4:30 pm and Sunday, December 3 from 11:30 am–4:30 pm all sites will be open for tours.Tickets may be purchased online at http://christmasinsalem.org, or by calling 978-745-0799.

    Friday, December 1 - Sunday, December 3 - 38th Annual Christmas in Salem House Tour
    Few communities have the rich legacy of historic houses that Salem, Massachusetts boasts. These homes, spanning four centuries, help define the character as well as the appearance of the city, and every year some of their owners invite visitors in to view their homes decked out in full holiday regalia, with the help of professional decorators and florists.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

Saturday, December 2, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Make a Holiday Porch Pot

Make a festive Porch Pot to adorn your stoop this Winter using Weston Nurseries fresh-cut greens, ornaments, and ribbons. Show off your stoop this Christmas season with pride.

    Saturday, December 2, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Make a Holiday Porch Pot
    Make a festive Porch Pot to adorn your stoop this Winter using Weston Nurseries fresh-cut greens, ornaments, and ribbons. Show off your stoop this Christmas season with pride. Saturday session on December 2 from 3 - 4 will be held at the Weston Nurseries of Chelmsford, 160 Pine Hill Road in Chelmsford.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

Monday, December 4, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Of Monarchs and Milkweed: A Story of Coevolution, Cultural History, and Conservation

What if your host truly didn’t want you to visit? Found you intolerable, in fact, and didn’t want you to stay? You’d think that you’d be kicked out, but that isn’t the case with monarch butterflies and the common milkweed that supports their life cycle. Using striking visual imagery, evolutionary biologist Anurag Agrawal of Cornell University will speak about some of the natural history of monarchs and milkweed, the cultural importance of milkweed’s toxins, and the current predicament of monarch declines. The talk will be held in the Hunnewell Building of the Arnold Arboretum on Monday, December 4 at 7 pm. Dr. Agrawal is an award-winning scientist and educator, who has delved deeply into the coevolution of plants and animals. His book, Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution, will be available for purchase and signing. Fee: Free Arboretum member and student, $10 nonmember. Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.

    Monday, December 4, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Of Monarchs and Milkweed: A Story of Coevolution, Cultural History, and Conservation
    What if your host truly didn't want you to visit? Found you intolerable, in fact, and didn't want you to stay? You'd think that you'd be kicked out, but that isn't the case with monarch butterflies and the common milkweed that supports their life cycle.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Friday, December 1, 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm, and Saturday, December 2, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm – A Christmas Home For Everyone

The Canton Garden Club presents A Christmas Home for Everyone house tour on Friday, December 1, from 1 – 8, and Saturday, December 2, from noon – 4. The three featured houses are Home for the Holidays at 34 Century Drive, A Sporting Christmas Home at 10 Kings Road, and A Cozy Woodland Christmas at 5 Bailey Street, all in Canton. For tickets please email cantongcmembership@gmail.com. Photo courtesy of www.thecantoncitizen.com.

    Friday, December 1, 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm, and Saturday, December 2, 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm - A Christmas Home For Everyone
    The Canton Garden Club presents A Christmas Home for Everyone house tour on Friday, December 1, from 1 - 8, and Saturday, December 2, from noon - 4. The three featured houses are Home for the Holidays at 34 Century Drive, A Sporting Christmas Home at 10 Kings Road, and A Cozy Woodland Christmas at 5 Bailey Street, all in Canton.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

Wednesday, November 29, 11:00 am, Thursday, December 14, 12:00 noon, Thursday, January 4, 3:00 pm, or Tuesday, January 23, 12:00 noon – Friends of the Public Garden Docent Informati

The Friends of the Public Garden are recruiting volunteers to become tour guides for their 2018 season, which runs weekdays May through September. If you’re passionate about the trees, plantings, sculpture, and history in the Boston Public Garden, please attend one their upcoming information sessions and learn more about becoming a volunteer guide for the tour program, Untold Stories of the Public Garden:

    Wednesday, November 29, 11:00 am, Thursday, December 14, 12:00 noon, Thursday, January 4, 3:00 pm, or Tuesday, January 23, 12:00 noon - Friends of the Public Garden Docent Informati
    The Friends of the Public Garden are recruiting volunteers to become tour guides for their 2018 season, which runs weekdays May through September.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

Saturday, December 2 – Sunday, December 3, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – NABB’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale

The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay will again hold its annual Christmas Tree Sale on December 2 and 3 at the Clarendon Street Playground, on the corner of Clarendon Street and Commonwealth Avenue.

    Saturday, December 2 - Sunday, December 3, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - NABB's Annual Christmas Tree Sale
    The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay will again hold its annual Christmas Tree Sale on December 2 and 3 at the Clarendon Street Playground, on the corner of Clarendon Street and Commonwealth Avenue. Fresh cut Balsam Fir trees from Maine in a variety of sizes will be sold, and local delivery available.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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