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Top South End Articles in June

Credit: Sara Jacobi. Obama's Surprise Visit to the South End.

The numbers are in, and these are the most popular South End stories according to you and your neighbors in the month of June: 

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 1, 2013 at 9:32 am

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Things to Know in the South End, June 26: Jeff Ross at Darryl’s

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1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a cloudy day, with a high near 90 degrees. There's a chance of thunderstorms throughout the day. 

2. Take Better Photos: The South End&
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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 27, 2013 at 3:02 pm

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Things to Know in the South End, June 26: Jeff Ross at Darryl’s

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a cloudy day, with a high near 90 degrees. There’s a chance of thunderstorms throughout the day. 

2. Take Better Photos: The South End’s Coco Baby hosts a special photography class for parents tonight from 7-8:30 p.m. Local photographer Susannah Bothe will discuss natural light techniques and suggest camera settings that will help everyone to get better pictures just in time for summer. Class cost is $ 30. Preregistration is required. See here for more information.

3. Jeff Ross Event: City Council at-large candidate Jeff Ross, a South End resident, is hosting an event to support his campaign at Darryl’s Corner Bar (604 Columbus Ave.) tonight from 5:30 to 7 p.m. See more information here. 

4. Add Your Events: Are you hosting a summer block party, yard sale or special event in the neighborhood? Let the neigborhood know by adding it to our South End Events Calendar. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 26, 2013 at 1:22 pm

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Things to Know in the South End, June 24: Québec Fête at Beehive

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a sunny day, with a high near 90 degrees. There’s a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

2. Quebec National Day at BeehiveTo celebrate “La Fête nationale du Québec” or “Quebec National Day” Beehive Restaurant will be featuring an evening of inspired food and live performance from award-winning singer-songwriters Isabelle Cyr and Yves Marchand. Dinner starts at 5 p.m., and music starts at 8 p.m. The evening’s food will feature traditional Quebec fare and cocktails. See here for more information

3. For the Kids: Urbanity Dance, (280 Shawmut Ave) is hosting a variety of summer kids dance classes, with everything from hip hop to a summer intensive program for kids 16 and older. Sessions start this week. See here for more information

4. Add Your Events: Are you hosting a summer block party, yard sale or special event in the neighborhood? Let the neigborhood know by adding it to our South End Events Calendar. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 24, 2013 at 1:06 pm

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Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day in Boston: June 22

The Household Hazardhouse Waste Collection will take place on Saturday, May 18 at the West Elementary School from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

This Saturday, June 22, is one of two days this summer in which Boston residents can drop off household hazardous waste to be disposed of for free. 

Residents may bring up to 50 pounds of products labeled toxic, flammable, reactive, corrosive, or poisonous, such as: oil-based paint, motor oil, pesticides, solvents, glues, bleach or ammonia-based cleaners, weed killers, photo chemicals, pool chemicals, car batteries, and used motor oil. Click for a full list of what you can and can’t bring

Note: Latex or acrylic (water-based) paints are no longer accepted at hazardous waste days. They are not hazardous and can be safely disposed at home.

Residents must be prepared to show proof of residency in order to be able to drop anything off. 

The hazardous waste dropoff location on Saturday is the University of Massachusetts Parking Lot D, Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

If you miss the June 22nd hazardous disposal day, the next one is on June 29th at the West Roxbury Public Works Yard, 315 Gardner St, West Roxbury, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 21, 2013 at 5:13 pm

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Things to Know in the South End, June 21: Summer Solstice in Blackstone Square

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a sunny day, with a high near 85 degrees. There’s a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

2. Blackstone Square Summer Solstice: Tonight is the South End Summer Solstice, brought to you by Washington Gateway Main Street in Blackstone Square (1525 Washington St.) Come hear free live music and enjoy offerings from six of your favorite food trucks on W. Brookline Street! See here for more information

3. More Solstice Music on Friday: Community Music Center of Boston (CMCB) will be performing an hour of live music from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. outside Hamersley’s Bistro and the Beehive, South End Buttery, and Cinquecento tonight. These performances, free to the public, is part of the La Nuit de la Musique solstice celebration.  Afterwards, CMCB’s orchestra and senior wind ensemble, along with special guests, will perform at the Benjamin Franklin Institute, followed by a private reception at 40 Berkley. Contributions to the concert and reception are $ 100 for supporters and $ 150 for special friends. All proceeds benefit the CMCB Scholarship Fund and can be made at www.cmcb.org. See here for more information read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 21, 2013 at 9:39 am

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Things to Know in the South End, June 20: Jazz in Worcester Square

Music On The Square summer concert series is kicking off next Thursday June 20th with First Take jazz band! 7-9pm all are welcome.

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a sunny day, with a high near 80 degrees. 

2. Music in Worcester Square: The Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association hosts its first installment of the Second Annual Summer Concert series in the Worcester Square Park tonight at 7 p.m. First Take will be the entertainment, playing classic jazz tunes as well as originals. Bring a picnic and enjoy the show. See here for more information

3. For the Landlords: Since Boston passed an update to its rules regulating rentals, you as a landlord have a host of new responsibilities, including registration of private rental units and inspection of all non-exempt rental units every 5 years. The city is hosting a special session tonight at 6 p.m. to review the process, fees, dates and other important information for landlords to know. The meeting will be held at the Inspectional Services Department —City of Boston 1010 Massachusetts Ave. (5th Fl.) An RSVP is required. See here for more information read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 20, 2013 at 11:02 am

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Things to Know in the South End, June 19: Babysitters at Coco Baby

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a sunny day, with a high near 74 degrees. 

2. Find a Babysitter: Coco Baby (1636 Washington St.) is hosting a babysitter mix and mingle tonight at 5:30 p.m. through UrbanSitter. You’ll have the opportunity to interview a few local babysitters, build your network of go-to sitters just in time for summer, and meet other neighborhood parents. See here for more information

3. Rosé Tasting: Just over the border into South Boston is a Grand Rosé Tasting tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Social Wines (52 W Broadway). With more than 35 rosés to choose from in their collection (including several exclusives), they’re opening 20 different ones for you to sample. See here for more information

4. Music in Worcester Square: The Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association hosts its first installment of the Second Annual Summer Concert series in the Worcester Square Park Thursday night at 7 p.m. First Take jazz band will be the entertainment playing classic jazz tunes as well as originals. Bring a picnic and enjoy the show. See here for more information read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 19, 2013 at 4:56 pm

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Things to Know in the South End, June 17: Cell Phone Donations Needed

Soldiers with calling cards thanks to Cell Phones for Soldiers.

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a sunny day, with a high near 83 degrees. There’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m.

2. Donations Needed: Planet Self Storage, (33 Traveler St.) is seeking donations of used cell phones to be given for soldiers. Drop off your old cell phone at the front desk, and they will donate them for you. See here for more information. 

3. Bootcamp in Southie: This one’s not in the South End, but it’s on the beach! Ultimate bootcamp is hosting a four-week summer bootcamp at Carson Beach in the mornings. Programs start at $ 39. See here for more information

4. Author Talk: Tomorrow night, author Philip Gambone will be at the South End Branch Library (685 Tremont St.) to read from his current work-in-progress, retracing the steps of his father who, as a soldier, was sent to Europe during the Second World War. See here for more information read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 17, 2013 at 1:38 pm

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Things To Know in the South End, June 12: Cell Phone Drive for Soldiers

A cell phone.

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a cloudy day, with a high near 71 degrees. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. 

2. Donations Needed: Planet Self Storage, (33 Traveler St.) is seeking donations of used cell phones to be given for soldiers. Drop off your old cell phone at the front desk, and they will donate them for you. See here for more information. 

3. Art Show: The South End Community Health Center, (1601 Washington St.) has announced it will host its first ever art show on Saturday, June 15, 2013. The organization will bring together a number of accomplish artists to help raise awarness about their mission and impact in the South End. Twenty percent of the sale proceeds made during the show will support the nonprofit. See here for more information

4. South End Garden Tour: Don’t forget, this year’s South End Garden Tour will take place on June 15th, rain or shine. The 20th annual tour, “Artists in the Gardens” will feature artists from United South End Artists, Inc. at their easels creating en plein air paintings in selected gardens and other locations. Immediately after the tour, the paintings will be available for sale at a reception at City Year headquarters at 287 Columbus Avenue in the South End. The reception is open to the public with a $ 10 admission and free to those with Garden Tour tickets. See here for more information read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm

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