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Boston GreenFest Kicks Off on Thursday

Boston GreenFest runs August 15 to August 17, 2013.

Find out what's happening in the South End and nearby today, Wednesday, August 14, 2013.
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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 17, 2013 at 9:58 am

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Worcester Square Hosts Free Concert Thursday

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The family-friendly concert is free and open to all ages.
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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 17, 2013 at 2:26 am

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Free Concert in Copley Thursday

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Find out what's important to know in the South End today, Thursday, August 1st, 2013.
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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 1, 2013 at 9:16 am

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Rose Garden Party in Back Bay Fens on Thursday

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Coming up later this week in the Fenway neighborhood is the annual Rose Garden Party, a fundraiser for the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. 

The event will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Kelleher Rose Garden in the Back Bay Fens, featuring food and refreshments, musical entertainment, a silent auction, a live art demostration and a hat contest in the garden of more than 1,000 different types of roses. 

Frank Costantino and Paul McMahan will paint en plein air, and their “fresh paint” pieces will then be auctioned live.

Other highlights of the auction include:

A pair of roundtrip tickets on JetBlue for travel  from Boston to any nonstop city

An opera evening for two at the Shubert Theatre along with a pre-performance dinner and post-performance cast party at the Four Seasons

A two-night stay with American breakfast at Taj Boston

An exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Franklin Park Zoo for up to six people

A private skating party for a group of 100 at the historic Boston Common Frog Pond

A weekend stay in the Presidential Suite at The Lenox Hotel with Saturday brunch, his and her in-room massages, dinner at the famed Top of The Hub restaurant, Sunday morning breakfast in bed, and a helicopter tour of Boston.

There will also be a raffle for a 14-carat rose-gold pendant donated by DePrisco Diamond Jewelers and designed exclusively for the Rose Garden Party with a round full cut diamond center on an 18” rose-gold chain.  

All money raised at the event is contributed back towards hosing free events in the parks year round, according to the city, including concerts, arts and crafts for children, puppet shows, painting and photography workshops, children’s festivals, movie nights, and more. 

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 10, 2013 at 12:44 pm

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New Boston Parks App To Be Unveiled Thursday

The new Boston Green Map app features a detailed, easy-to-use listing of Greater Boston’s parks and open spaces, plus details about each site’s facilities, such as playing fields, walking trails and beaches.

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council will present an update on the Hubway bike share program and introduce a new Web app that helps connect residents to the many parks and open spaces available in Greater Boston during a Brown Bag Lunch event on Thursday.

“As Hubway’s third season gets rolling, we will take a look back at the results of the first two seasons. Does Hubway make it easier for people to get around? Are Metro-Boston residents getting more exercise because of Hubway? Who is using Hubway, and who isn’t? We will look at these questions and more, including the environmental and economic impact of Hubway, and whether Hubway is making the Boston region more bike-friendly,” MAPC said in a press release about the event, which will be held Thursday from 12-1 p.m. at MAPC headquarters, 60 Temple Place, Boston, in the third-floor conference room.

The Hubway bike share system features more than 80 stations all over Boston and in Brookline, Cambridge and Somerville.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 16, 2013 at 12:16 am

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Tickets Are First Come, First Served to Obama’s Interfaith Service Thursday

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 18, 2013 at 9:55 am

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Share Your Snow Photos from Thursday Night’s Storm

Last year: MBTA workers shovel out the Union Park Street Silver Line stop.

Surprise! You went to bed Thursday night with a light dusting, and when you woke up, there’s several inches of snow standing between you and your commute. 

Show us what it looks like on your street. Please take your camera or cellphone, stick it out a window or doorway and take a photo or a video. Then upload it to this article. You can sign in with your Patch or your Facebook account.

It’s easy, just click the “upload” button above and follow the directions. Be sure to include a caption for your photo that lets others know where the photo was taken. The more specific you are the better, but simply mentioning the street is fine too.

Let’s have some fun with this and see what we can create together. Stay warm.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 8, 2013 at 2:53 pm

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Boston Hearing to Add Public Water Taps on Thursday

This water fountain at Jamaica Pond is one of the most well-known public water spots. Where else could they go in Boston?

How many times have you been around Boston and wanted a simple drink of water, but there wasn’t a water fountain in sight? Boston District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley would like to increase tap water access in public places including parks and open spaces.

On Thursday, O’Malley will lead a city, neighborhood services and veterans affairs committee hearing about best practices, safety and new technologies of the delivery of tap water. The hearing is at City Hall at 11 a.m. on the 5th floor, and open to the public.

“I think this is a no brainer for the city,” said O’Malley, who first called for a hearing last year on the idea.

O’Malley said he’d like to have more bubblers, water fountains, water filling stations across the city to reduce the number of single use plastic bottles.

Organizations such as the MWRA, DCR and Boston Water Sewer and Commission have been asked to testify at the hearing. So have running clubs such as the Parkway Running Club and the Forest Hills Runners. Health-conscious organizations such as the Boston Public Health Commission and Department of Public Health have also been invited to speak. O’Malley has also invited vendors such as Tapit to speak at the hearing.  

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - February 6, 2013 at 1:41 pm

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Advocates to spotlight new Mass. temp worker law – Boston.com

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - January 31, 2013 at 7:51 am

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