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Things to Know in the South End Today, Feb. 28: Grand Opening at K9strolls Shop and Play

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is a cloudy day with a chance of rain in the morning. Temperatures will hover around 47 degrees.  2. K9strolls Shop and Play Opening: Check out the new space for your four-legged companions at K9strolls Shop and Play (83 Pembroke St.) Daniel and Jim Avila-Batty, the owners, had run their business out of their South End home for several years, and recently opened up on Pembroke Street. Tonight they are holding a grand opening celebration from 6-8 p.m. See here for more information. 3. Live Music at Darryl’s: Elevation Theory, who got their start at Berklee College of Music, will be playing will tonight at 7 p.m. at Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave.) Their style is described as “definitive tones and sweet, pocketed grooves.” See here for more information.  4. For Middle Schoolers: An “Art Journaling for Fifth-graders and Up” workshop will be held today  at the South End branch library between 4 and 5 p.m. It’s free and materials will be provided. See here for more information.  5. Poetry Competition: Happening this weekend in the South End is the Boston edition of the statewide “Poetry Outloud” competition for teens. Poetry Out Loud (POL) is a national recitation competition that celebrates the power of the spoken word and a mastery of public speaking skills while cultivating self-confidence and an appreciation of students’ literary heritage as they take poetry from the page to the stage. You can catch the action at the Boston Center for The Arts 539 Tremont St. starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Things you can do every day on South End Patch: Share your news with the rest of the community. Click here to add an announcement.  Add your events to our events calendar. Click here to sign up for breaking news updates. Want up-to-the-minute news? Click here to follow us on Facebook or Twitter.  Share your thoughts on your community in a blog. Click here to get started. South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 28, 2013 at 1:47 pm

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Things to Know in the South End Today, Feb. 27: Live Music at Darryl’s

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a pretty gross day. It will start out with rain and snow and turn into all rain after 8 a.m. High temperatures will be around 39 degrees.  2. Bass Guitarist at Darryl’s: Bass guitarist Chris Faison, of Soul Fuzion, will perform tonight at 7 p.m. at Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave.) Faison will be playing different blends of music ranging from Top 40 to Old School. See here for more information.  3. For Middle Schoolers: An “Art Journaling for Fifth-graders and Up” workshop will be held Thursday, February 28 at the South End branch library between 4 and 5 p.m. It’s free and materials will be provided. See here for more information.  4.  International Women’s Day: Boston area women are invited to attend the city’s International Women’s Day Celebration on Friday, March 8 at Simmons College (300 The Fenway). A suggested donation of $ 6 per person includes a light continental breakfast and an informative discussion on the issue of women and hunger. RSVP by Monday, March 4 at http://iwd2013.eventbrite.com.  5. Boston-Based Reality Show Premieres Tonight: TNT’s new reality show, “Boston’s Finest,” premieres tonight at 9 p.m. The unscripted show, which is executive produced by Donnie Wahlberg, follows the men and women of the Boston Police Department, promising “an up-close and very personal look at what it takes to protect and serve one of America’s greatest and most distinctive cities.” See here fore information.  Things you can do every day on South End Patch: Share your news with the rest of the community. Click here to add an announcement.  Add your events to our events calendar. Click here to sign up for breaking news updates. Want up-to-the-minute news? Click here to follow us on Facebook or Twitter.  Share your thoughts on your community in a blog. Click here to get started. South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 27, 2013 at 10:33 am

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Things to Know in the South End Today, Feb. 26: Community Meeting on Albany Street Project Tonight

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a partly sunny day with a high of 42 degrees.  2. Community Meeting on 275 Albany Street: If you’d like to have a say about the recently changed hotel-to-apartment-complex project designed for 275 Albany Street, stop by a South End community meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Project Place 1145 Washington St. The developer of the Albany Street site was first approved in 2010 to build two hotels and a parking lot at 275 Albany Street. That plan changed the first time in the summer of 2012 to become half hotel, half residential, and the developer is now seeking to change the project to two new residential buildings. See here for more information.  3. “Townie” Author at South End Library: Tonight, the South End Library and Friends of the South End Library will host acclaimed author, Andre Dubus III who will read from his compelling memoir, Townie. It describes his early life growing up amid violence and chaos on the poor side of  local towns –including Haverill –after his father, the eminent writer Andre Dubus, left the family and visited only on Sundays. The talk starts at 6:30 p.m. See here for more information.  4. Art at OWK: Starting tonight, United South End Artists, Inc. and OKW Fine Clothing & Gallery will present the 4th annual Small Works Show at OKW Fine Clothing & Gallery in the South End.The exhibit will feature original paintings, photography and sculpture produced by member artists of United South End Artists, Inc., and will run through April 4. See here for more information.  5. Coda Does the Harlem Shake: File this one under “viral video craze we barely understand,” but check out this video of the staff at Coda donning their crazy costumes and joining in the latest Internet video fad, the Harlem Shake.    Things you can do every day on South End Patch: Share your news with the rest of the community. Click here to add an announcement.  Add your events to our events calendar. Click here to sign up for breaking news updates. Want up-to-the-minute news? Click here to follow us on Facebook or Twitter.  Share your thoughts on your community in a blog. Click here to get started. South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 26, 2013 at 1:31 pm

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Things to Know in the South End Today, Feb. 25: Foodie’s Expands to South Boston

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a partly sunny day with a high of 42 degrees.  2. Foodie’s Expansion: Foodie’s Market, which has served the South End community for 14 years from its location at 1421 Washington St., opened a $ 3 million new market at 240 West Broadway in South Boston. The owners were recipients of a $ 1.4 million small business loan made possible by federal stimulus funds.   3. Exhibition Extended: Adelson Gallery (520 Harrison Ave.) has extended the stay of its Winfred Rembert exhibition, Caint to Caint. The title of the show is based on Winfred Rembert’s painting, “Caint to Caint (Can’t see when you go to work, can’t see when you get back),” referring to working in the cotton fields before sunrise until after sunset during his days in Cuthbert, Georgia in the 1950s and 60s. Rembert himself will be at the gallery on Friday, March 1st from 6-8 p.m. See here for more information.  4. Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk: Registration is open for the 25th annual Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, set for Sunday, Sept. 8. The one-day fundraising event to fight all cancers offers four routes: the 26.2-mile route starting from Hopkinton; the 13.1-mile route from Babson College in Wellesley; the 5-mile route from Boston College; and the 3-mile route from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. All routes end at the Copley Square finish line in Boston. See here for more information.  5. Pet Store Moves: South End pet store K9strolls is now open in its new location on Pembroke Street. Now located at 83 Pembroke St., k9strolls Shop & Play is officially opening the doors of its new location with an opening reception on Thursday night at 6 p.m.  Things you can do every day on South End Patch: Share your news with the rest of the community. Click here to add an announcement.  Add your events to our events calendar. Click here to sign up for breaking news updates. Want up-to-the-minute news? Click here to follow us on Facebook or Twitter.  Share your thoughts on your community in a blog. Click here to get started. South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 25, 2013 at 2:51 pm

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South End Open Houses: Add Your Listings for Feb. 23-24

Realtors, this is your space. Upload photos of the houses you’re showing this weekend and enter the property’s details in the caption. Selling your Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, North End, or South End place without a Realtor? Consider yourself invited to add your photos and details into the mix. Please upload one photo per open house listing and include the following information in the captions of all photos: Address Date and time of the open house Type of housing (condo, single family etc.) No. of beds/baths Square footage Price Agent’s name (if applicable) Click on the big green “Upload Photos & Videos” button to get started. If you have any trouble getting the message out, send an email to southend@patch.com. About this column: “House Hunt” is a weekly column featuring real estate open houses in the East neighborhoods of Boston. South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 22, 2013 at 12:55 am

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Things to Know in the South End Today, Feb. 21: Democratic Caucus Tonight

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting today will be mostly sunny with a high near 33 degrees and wind gusts up to 26 mph.  2. Calling all Democrats: The Boston Ward 8 Democratic Committee will be holding its caucus this Thursday February 21, at 6 pm at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library (685 Tremont Street). More info here.  3.  Creative Writing at Library: Love to write? Join Writing in the World: A Creative Writing Workshop for Adults offered at the South End Branch Library (685 Tremont St.) each Thursday. The seminar is aimed at beginning writers who want to experiment with poetry and short fiction. Limited to those over 55. See here for more information. 4. Jeff Jones at Darryl’s: Performing tonight until 11 p.m. at Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave.) is Self taught musician Jeff Jones, who will play guitar, alto saxophone and piano. See here for more information.  5. Announce Your News: Did your business recently win an award? Is your organization holding a drive or looking for volunteers? Are you planning an upcoming event and looking to get the word out? Do you know someone from the South End who has accomplished something fantastic? Post an announcement on South End Patch to let the whole neighborhood know.  Things you can do every day on South End Patch: Share your news with the rest of the community. Click here to add an announcement.  Add your events to our events calendar. Click here to sign up for breaking news updates. Want up-to-the-minute news? Click here to follow us on Facebook or Twitter.  Share your thoughts on your community in a blog. Click here to get started. South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 21, 2013 at 2:57 pm

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Things to Know in the South End Today, Feb. 20: Crash Course in Tango

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting increasing clouds, with a high near 38 degrees and wind gusts up to 30 mph.  2. Learn to Tango: Step into the new MOVIMIENTO (450 Harrison Ave.) for a crash course on authentic Argentine Tango tonight at either 6:30 p.m. or 8 p.m. No dance experience is required. You’ll learn the basic elements, practice drills, and work on movement quality as well as partner connection. The musical structures of Argentine Tango will be introduced. The cost is $ 55 and you can sign up at the door. See here for more information.  3. Saxophonist at Darryl’s: Head to Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave.) tonight at 7 p.m. to hear critically acclaimed saxophonist Nat Simpkins. Simpkins has performed all over the world at major venues and continues to be active as a saxophonist on the international music scene. See here for more information.  4. New England Home Show: New England’s largest and longest running home show returns starting today through Feb. 24 at the Seaport World Trade Center (200 Seaport Blvd.) The show will cover everything from gardening to flooring, to techniques to tools, and there will be more than 500 experts on hand to answer your DIY questions while providing hands-on demos. Tickets cost $ 12. See here for more information.  5. Add your events: Do you have a great event coming up at your organization or business? If it’s happening right here in the South End, add it to the Events Calendar! I feature great events every single day in the daily email update, on the homepage and on social media, so add yours to the mix and help get the word out to South Enders about what’s happening in their neighborhood.Click here to add an event.  Things you can do every day on South End Patch: Share your news with the rest of the community. Click here to add an announcement.  Add your events to our events calendar. Click here to sign up for breaking news updates. Want up-to-the-minute news? Click here to follow us on Facebook or Twitter.  Share your thoughts on your community in a blog. Click here to get started. South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 20, 2013 at 2:09 pm

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Things to Know in the South End Today, Feb. 15: Temps to Hit 50 Degrees Today

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a mostly sunny day with a high of 50 degrees. It’s too early to be spring, but after last weekend, we’ll take it.  2. Special Dinner at Estragon: Codorniu will host an exclusive vintner dinner at Estragon Tapas Bar (700 Harrison Ave.) tonight at 7:30 p.m. Guests will be provided the opportunity to taste creative pairings of food and wine as they learn about each. To purchase tickets call 617-266-0443. See here for more information. 3. Happy Valentine’s Day: Just because Valentine’s Day is over doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate with your loved one all weekend. If you didn’t go out on Thursday night, you can still bring him/her to out for a romantic dinner tonight to these South End restaurants that are offering Valentine’s Day specials through the weekend.  4. Learn Decoupage: Decoupage is the art of collage. South End Artist Jennifer Sherr hosts this one-day workshop focusing on the basic technique of decoupage and faux painting. You will recreate a item on a home or wearable item. All supplies are included. Takes place on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 59 Wareham Street. See here for more details. 5. Add your events: Do you have a great event coming up at your organization or business? If it’s happening right here in the South End, add it to the Events Calendar! I feature great events every single day in the daily email update, on the homepage and on social media, so add yours to the mix and help get the word out to South Enders about what’s happening in their neighborhood. Click here to add an event.  Things you can do every day on South End Patch: Share your news with the rest of the community. Click here to add an announcement.  Add your events to our events calendar. Click here to sign up for breaking news updates. Want up-to-the-minute news? Click here to follow us on Facebook or Twitter.  Share your thoughts on your community in a blog. Click here to get started. South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 15, 2013 at 1:52 pm

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South End Open Houses: Add Your Listings for Feb. 16-17

Realtors, this is your space. Upload photos of the houses you’re showing this weekend and enter the property’s details in the caption. Selling your Charlestown, North End, Beacon Hill, Back Bay or South End place without a Realtor? Consider yourself invited to add your photos and details into the mix. Please upload one photo per open house listing and include the following information in the captions of all photos: Address Date and time of the open house Type of housing (condo, single family etc.) No. of beds/baths Square footage Price Agent’s name (if applicable) Click on the big green “Upload Photos & Videos” button to get started. If you have any trouble getting the message out, send an email to southend@patch.com. About this column: “House Hunt” is a weekly column featuring real estate open houses in the East neighborhoods of Boston. SOUTH END PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 15, 2013 at 10:40 am

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Things to Know in the South End Today, Feb. 14: Free Parking at all Boston Meters

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a mostly sunny day with a high of 43 degrees. 2. Free Parking: All parking meters in Boston will be free today, thanks to an unexpected move from Mayor Menino. So when you’re taking your sweetie out today, you’ll have several more quarters to spend! See here for more information.  3. Happy Valentine’s Day: Still haven’t decided what to do? Take your partner out for a romantic dinner tonight to these South End restaurants that are offering Valentine’s Day specials.  4.  Creative Writing at Library: Love to write? Join Writing in the World: A Creative Writing Workshop for Adults offered at the South End Branch Library (685 Tremont St.) each Thursday. The seminar is aimed at beginning writers who want to experiment with poetry and short fiction. Limited to those over 55. See here for more information.  5. Upcoming Event at Salty Pig:  Join General Manager Jillian Rocco and in-house Cheese Guru Anthony Liberti at The Salty Pig (130 Dartmouth St.), as they teach and treat you to a variety of wine and cheese pairings for their new educational and edible series, Board Games. It’s happening this Sunday, Feb. 17th from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $ 30 and you can buy them in advance. See here for more information.  Things you can do every day on South End Patch: Share your news with the rest of the community. Click here to add an announcement.  Add your events to our events calendar. Click here to sign up for breaking news updates. Want up-to-the-minute news? Click here to follow us on Facebook or Twitter.  Share your thoughts on your community in a blog. Click here to get started. South End Patch

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 14, 2013 at 10:36 am

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