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Meeting to Discuss St. George St. Development Wednesday Night

Credit: Laura Herrera

What was once the long-vacant Bethel Tabernacle Pentecostal Church on St. George Street – known fondly by some locals as the “Jesus Saves Church” – was torn down in 2011, supposedly to make way for condominiums. 

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 10, 2013 at 9:16 am

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Things to Know in the South End Today, March 27: Community Meeting on South End Health

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a mostly sunny day with a high near 51 degrees. 

2. South End Health: The South End Healthy Boston Coalition (SEHB) and the Boston Public Health Commission are hosting a community health forum from 6:30-8 p.m. Blackstone Community Center, (50 W Brookline St.) They’ll be sharing Health of Boston, South End Quality of Life results, hearing from District 4 Police Officers about community initiatives, and conducting an interactive forces of change session. See here for more information. 

3. Two Upcoming Easter Egg Hunts:  There is not one, but two upcoming Easter Egg hunts this weekend, one at the South End Library and one at Titus Sparrow Park. The Ringgold Park hunt was cancelled for this year. 

4. Street Sweeping On for This Week: The city has not yet cancelled street sweeping for this week, so it is on! Make sure you move your cars during your street’s designated street sweeping time.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 27, 2013 at 2:25 pm

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Things to Know in the South End Today, March 26: Meeting on ‘Parklets’

San Francisco has several parklets, taking up the space of one or multiple parallel-parking spaces.

1. Weather: The National Weather Service is predicting a mostly sunny day with a high near 47 degrees. 

2. Parklet Community Meeting: City representatives will be hosting a community meeting tonight to discuss the city’s parklet project, an initiative to turn parking spaces into mini-parks. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the D-4 Community Room at 650 Harrison Ave. One South End resident weighed in about the project back in August. Read his letter here. 

3. Musical at BCA: Now through April 5th, you can catch “A New Brain” at the BCA Plaza Theatre (539 Tremont St.) Centered on a near-death experience of a songwriter, the musical explores perspectives on the fleeting nature of time, life, and love, and the inspiring power of art to heal and transform. Tickets are $ 27.50, show times vary. See here for more information. 

4. Easter Brunch at the Beehive: If you’d like to celebrate easter with a nice brunch here in the South End, The Beehive Restaurant (541 Tremont St.) is offering a three course prix-fixe menu from 10 am. to 4 p.m. Options include eggs benedict with smoked salmon, ham or short Ribs and Easter classics such as roast leg of lamb and baked spiral ham for $ 33.95. See here for more information. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 26, 2013 at 12:48 pm

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

The 275 Albany St. project includes up to 220 residential units in the building on the north end of the site at 275 Albany St., identified as the “Traveler Structure.” The second building, located on the south end of the site and called the “East Berkeley Structure,” would feature up to 180 residential units in the second building. The total number of units would not exceed 380.

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.  read more

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

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Albany Street Project Community Meeting Slated for Tuesday

The 275 Albany St. project includes up to 220 residential units in the building on the north end of the site at 275 Albany St., identified as the “Traveler Structure.” The second building, located on the south end of the site and called the “East Berkeley Structure,” would feature up to 180 residential units in the second building. The total number of units would not exceed 380.

Due to the large change in scope in Normandy Real Estate Partner’s Albany Street project, the Boston Redevelopment Authority will hold a community meeting on Tuesday for South End residents.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Project Place (1145 Washington St – Suite 2) on Feb. 26th.

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.

The applicant, BH Normandy 275 Albany Street LLC, is scheduled to appear before the full BRA on the project changes on Thursday, March 14 at 5:45 p.m. in Boston City Hall’s Room 900.

The previously approved project featured two buildings, one a hotel with up to 325 rooms and one housing 220 residential units, according to a filing with the BRA. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 21, 2013 at 12:56 pm

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