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  • Advent School reviewed

    this school is getting slowly worse 2 years ago it was great

    Advent School (15 Brimmer Street) Published on GreatSchools February 21, 2018 Comment

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Thursday, June 21 – Thursday, June 28 – Iceland in Summer

Join women traveling together for Serendipity Traveler’s 2018 Iceland summer small group tour to this naturally beautiful island and meet a puffin or two. Let your spirit soar with nature during our 2018 women’s tour of Iceland’s renowned glaciers, geysers, and waterfalls along the Golden Circle. It’s summer in Iceland, the land of the Midnight Sun, when the wildflowers are blooming in the meadows, temperatures are warmer, days last forever, and the waterfalls are beyond one’s wildest imagination. Iceland is one of those places where our packing list says bring a woolen hat, gloves and jacket for the winds along with your bathing suit. Of course, we will dip in the notable Blue Lagoon, walk the trails to thunderous waterfalls, photograph the fields of wildflowers blooming, and sample what makes Iceland the place that is wild, wooly and wonderful. It’s the land of fire and ice and the land of glaciers and geysers. Reserve your 2018 adventure to Iceland today. Serendipity Traveler, a specialty tour company for women traveling alone, offers itineraries that are thoughtfully crafted to provide women with the best traveling experiences wherever we go. The curated itinerary gives you a generous idea of what to look forward to and what to plan on. There will be spontaneous elements that will happen as we travel. You will add the rest when letting the essence of serendipity weave a rich tapestry of memories long after we all have said goodbye. Serendipity Traveler offers all women personal service, unparalleled value, and exceptionally fine travel in small groups.Our small group women’s 2018 tour to Iceland is 6 days and includes comfortable boutique accommodations with your own private room and no additional single supplement $5895.00. Walking tours,extensive island touring with excellent naturalist local guides including the Golden Circle, The notable Snaefellsnes Peninsula, and Iceland’s Southwesterly region, visits to numerous landmarks and stunning locations of interest, National Parks, glaciers, waterfalls, UNESCO World Heritage sites, all breakfasts, two lunches and our welcome and farewell dinners are included. Reserve now for Serendipity Traveler’s sampler of fire and ice touring Iceland in summer 2018. Complete details at http://www.serendipitytraveler.com/destinations/womens_tour_iceland

    Thursday, June 21 - Thursday, June 28 - Iceland in Summer
    Join women traveling together for Serendipity Traveler's 2018 Iceland summer small group tour to this naturally beautiful island and meet a puffin or two. Let your spirit soar with nature during our 2018 women's tour of Iceland's renowned glaciers, geysers, and waterfalls along the Golden Circle.
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Sundays, March 4 & 11, 12:30 pm – 3:15 pm – Brass Tacks of Landscape Design

Monique Allen of The Garden Continuum will conduct a two session class at Tower Hill Botanic Garden on March 4 and 11 from 12:30 – 3:15 on landscape design.

    Sundays, March 4 & 11, 12:30 pm - 3:15 pm - Brass Tacks of Landscape Design
    Monique Allen of The Garden Continuum will conduct a two session class at Tower Hill Botanic Garden on March 4 and 11 from 12:30 - 3:15 on landscape design. Session one outlines the fundamentals of landscape design theory starting with an overview of garden ecology and a review of the layers: Infrastructure ~ Structure ~ Enhancements.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

21 hours ago

Experience the Wonders of LUZIA! Cirque du Soleil’s Astounding Production Opens in Boston June 27 Under Big Top at Suffolk Downs

Cirque du Soleil is coming to Boston with its delightfully-imaginative and visually-stunning production LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. From June 27 – July 29, 2018, audiences are invited to a redesigned white-and-gold Big Top at Suffolk Downs to escape to an imaginary Mexico – a sumptuous world suspended between dreams and reality.

    Experience the Wonders of LUZIA! Cirque du Soleil's Astounding Production Opens in Boston June 27 Under Big Top at Suffolk Downs
    Cirque du Soleil is coming to Boston with its delightfully-imaginative and visually-stunning production LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. From June 27 - July 29, 2018, audiences are invited to a redesigned white-and-gold Big Top at Suffolk Downs to escape to an imaginary Mexico - a sumptuous world suspended between dreams and reality.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

21 hours ago

Boston City Council Notes

The Boston City Council held a hearing on Feb. 14 at Boston City Hall. The following items were discussed.

    Boston City Council Notes
    The Boston City Council held a hearing on Feb. 14 at Boston City Hall. The following items were discussed. Maiden Speech by Kim Janey District 7 Councilor Kim Janey made her debut speech at the Boston City Council hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 14, where she called for a hearing regarding opportunities and challenges facing small businesses in Boston.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

21 hours ago

Police Briefs 02-20-2018

Beacon Hill Beat

    Police Briefs 02-20-2018
    From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny 02/11/18 - A victim reported he was walking in the area of Park Plaza at around 12:10 a.m., when a homeless male approached him. At this time the suspect asked the victim for money, and when the victim reached into his pocket to pull out money, the suspect grabbed the victim's passport and fled on foot.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

21 hours ago

Dr Seymour Inspires the Crowd at BHWF

Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) members gathered at the Hampshire House on Tuesday, Feb. 13.

    Dr Seymour Inspires the Crowd at BHWF
    Beacon Hill Women's Forum (BHWF) members gathered at the Hampshire House on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The evening program began with Neighborhood Narratives speaker, Jennifer Hill, owner of Blackstone's of Beacon Hill on Charles Street. The keynote speaker, Dr. Brittany Seymour, assistant professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine gave a sensational presentation about her career in global dental health that inspired the crowd.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

21 hours ago

Officials React Positively to Sidewalk Settlement

Neighborhood elected officials are responding positively to news of the legal settlement between the city and the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA), which will allow the Public Works Department (PWD) to continue installing ADA-compliant curb-ramps at sidewalks throughout the Historic Beacon Hill District.

    Officials React Positively to Sidewalk Settlement
    Neighborhood elected officials are responding positively to news of the legal settlement between the city and the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA), which will allow the Public Works Department (PWD) to continue installing ADA-compliant curb-ramps at sidewalks throughout the Historic Beacon Hill District. "I want to thank the mayor, Rep.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

21 hours ago

Wedding Announcement:John David Corey and Miguel Angel Rosales Married Jan 19 at the Breakers in Palm Beach

John David Corey is a real estate investor in both Boston and Palm Beach.  He specializes in the historic restoration and renovation of single-family townhouses in Beacon Hill.  He has a bachelor’s degree from Boston College in Chestnut Hill and a master’s degree in real estate from the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He is the youngest son of Donald and Marcia Corey from Boston and Osterville, Mass.  Mr. Donald Corey, the groom’s father, is a second-generation owner of Blanchards Wines & Spirits, originally founded in 1838 in the Boston Area. In the 1950s, the family owned company expanded into a chain of retail stores with its own importing and distributing division, as well as a bottling plant in the South End of Boston. Mr. Corey is a member of the Chilton Club, a director of the Beacon Hill Civic Association, the co-chair of the Palm Beach Civic Association Town Beautification Committee, member of the Palm Beach Architectural Commission and founder of Palm Beach Walks, an advocacy group for improving recreational walking and bicycling on the island of Palm Beach.

    Wedding Announcement:John David Corey and Miguel Angel Rosales Married Jan 19 at the Breakers in Palm Beach
    John David Corey is a real estate investor in both Boston and Palm Beach. He specializes in the historic restoration and renovation of single-family townhouses in Beacon Hill. He has a bachelor's degree from Boston College in Chestnut Hill and a master's degree in real estate from the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

21 hours ago

Residents Call for a Ban on Investor Units

Across the city, corporations are buying up residential units, converting them to short-term rentals through Airbnb and other similar online platforms to turn a quick profit and essentially making a residential unit into a de facto hotel room. As a result, these units have been taken off the market – squeezing the already, very tight housing market in Boston.

    Residents Call for a Ban on Investor Units
    Across the city, corporations are buying up residential units, converting them to short-term rentals through Airbnb and other similar online platforms to turn a quick profit and essentially making a residential unit into a de facto hotel room. As a result, these units have been taken off the market - squeezing the already, very tight housing market in Boston.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

21 hours ago

Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

Street sweeping season is here again!

    Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner
    The Street Cleaning Program on Beacon Hill kicks off March 1 and runs until December 31. Along with street sweeping come tow trucks for those unfortunate few who forget to check the posted street signs for the sweeping schedule and parking restrictions on the street they park.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

21 hours ago

Overnight Lane Closures on Storrow Drive Eastbound Through Feb 23

MassDOT will implement overnight lane closures on Storrow Drive eastbound in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge through Friday, February 23. Single lane closures will be from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m. and double lane closures will be from 11:00 p.m. each night until 5:00 a.m. the following morning.

    Overnight Lane Closures on Storrow Drive Eastbound Through Feb 23
    MassDOT will implement overnight lane closures on Storrow Drive eastbound in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge through Friday, February 23. Single lane closures will be from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m. and double lane closures will be from 11:00 p.m. each night until 5:00 a.m. the following morning.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

21 hours ago

Navigation Apps Bring More Traffic to Previously Quiet Streets

Due to the rapidly growing usage of Google Maps, WAZE and other navigation apps, once-quiet, residential streets on Beacon Hill are now seeing unprecedented increases in traffic as they become common crossovers on the most recommended routes.

    Navigation Apps Bring More Traffic to Previously Quiet Streets
    Due to the rapidly growing usage of Google Maps, WAZE and other navigation apps, once-quiet, residential streets on Beacon Hill are now seeing unprecedented increases in traffic as they become common crossovers on the most recommended routes.
    http://beaconhilltimes.com

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Wednesday, February 28, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Weaving Texture into the Garden Webinar

Join Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society on Wednesday, February 28 at 6:30 pm, on line, to learn how to weave texture into the garden to enhance your existing blooms. Flowers are one of the beautiful plant features of our native flora, but what about the others? Discover how the emerging leaves of blue cohosh, the muscular bark of musclewood, or a swath of fiddleheads can add texture to your garden. $10 for NEWFS members, $13 for nonmembers. Image from www.heirloomgardener.com. Register at http://www.newenglandwild.org/learn/our-programs/live-webinar-weaving-texture-into-the-garden

    Wednesday, February 28, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Weaving Texture into the Garden Webinar
    Join Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society on Wednesday, February 28 at 6:30 pm, on line, to learn how to weave texture into the garden to enhance your existing blooms. Flowers are one of the beautiful plant features of our native flora, but what about the others?
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Saturday, February 24 – Sunday, February 25, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Camellia Show Weekend

Escape from the winter into Tower Hill’s lush conservatories, view stunning floral displays, and learn more about floral design at demos and talks by experts. On Saturday and Sunday, February 24 and 25, enjoy stunning blossoms and trees from the New England Camellia Society and explore Tower Hill’s camellia collection in the conservatories. $5 – $15. For more information visit www.towerhillbg.org.  Image from www.modernbotanicals.org.

    Saturday, February 24 - Sunday, February 25, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Camellia Show Weekend
    Escape from the winter into Tower Hill's lush conservatories, view stunning floral displays, and learn more about floral design at demos and talks by experts. On Saturday and Sunday, February 24 and 25, enjoy stunning blossoms and trees from the New England Camellia Society and explore Tower Hill's camellia collection in the conservatories.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Monday, March 5, 6:00 pm – Wild Diagnosis: Human Health and the Animal Kingdom

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Co-Director, Evolutionary Medicine Program, UCLA; Visiting Professor, Department of Human and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, will speak on Monday, March 5 at 5 pm in the Geological Lecture Hall of the Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, on Wild Diagnosis: Human Health and the Animal Kingdom.

    Monday, March 5, 6:00 pm - Wild Diagnosis: Human Health and the Animal Kingdom
    Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Co-Director, Evolutionary Medicine Program, UCLA; Visiting Professor, Department of Human and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, will speak on Monday, March 5 at 5 pm in the Geological Lecture Hall of the Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, on Wild Diagnosis: Human Health and the Animal Kingdom.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Friday, March 2, 6:45 pm – The Evolution of Conifer Cones Across Time and Space

Dr. Andrew Leslie, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Brown University, will speak to the New England Botanical Club on Friday, March 2 at 6:45 in the Haller Lecture Hall, Room 102, Geological Museum, 24 Oxford Street in Cambridge. His topic is The Evolution of Conifer Cones Across Time and Space. At the broadest level, Dr. Leslie is interested in understanding the drivers of morphological diversification in organisms. He primarily approaches this topic using seed plants as a study group, focusing on relationships between form and function in reproductive structures and asking how these interactions generate evolutionary patterns over million-year time scales. Properly answering these questions requires an understanding of the broader ecological, geological, and climatic contexts in which these changes are occurring, and he therefore uses an integrative approach that incorporates techniques from paleontology, biogeography, and phylogenetics. His work particularly focuses on conifers because the group is diverse today but was also important in many ancient ecosystems, and the relationships between morphology and function can be directly tested in living as well as in extinct plants.

    Friday, March 2, 6:45 pm - The Evolution of Conifer Cones Across Time and Space
    Dr. Andrew Leslie, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Brown University, will speak to the New England Botanical Club on Friday, March 2 at 6:45 in the Haller Lecture Hall, Room 102, Geological Museum, 24 Oxford Street in Cambridge. His topic is The Evolution of Conifer Cones Across Time and Space.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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