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Animals and India highlights of library art shows

November 15, 2013
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Animals and India highlights of library art shows

Animals and India are the focuses of thought-provoking art exhibits on view at the Parker Hill Branch Library at 1497 Tremont St. “Animal Nature” by Ileana Hernandez, showing through Dec.31, is a series of photos that use humor to express behavioral similarities between humans and their pets. An a group show of paintings and...

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MassArt to host Holiday Art Sale

November 15, 2013
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Holiday shoppers looking to get a jump on the season’s gifts can find unique pieces of artwork at the 29th Annual MassArt Holiday Sale. Held the first week of December, the sale will showcase art made by Massachusetts College of Art and Design students and alumni, and revenue will go partially to the artists,...

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Boston Building Materials offers winter heating advice

November 15, 2013
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As cold weather settles in, Mission Hill’s Boston Building Resources offers advice and supplies for making homes warmer and more energy-efficient. The consumer co-op and building supply resale outlet at 100 Terrace St. will hold a “Heating Systems Workshop” on Dec. 7, and has weatherization workshops starting in January. “People aren’t really paying attention...

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Parklet debuts on Tremont St.

October 4, 2013
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Parklet debuts on Tremont St.

By Emily Resnevic/Gazette Staff Mission Hill’s “parklet,” a small sidewalk park with tables and chairs, debuted on Sept. 12 in front of Mike’s Donuts and Lily’s Pasta Express at 1524-1528 Tremont St. It is one of the city’s first two parklets created by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). The other one is in Jamaica...

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BRA approves Clutch Works redevelopment

October 4, 2013
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By Emily Resnevic/Gazette Staff A proposal by the Trellis Group LLC to convert the Clutch Works property at 1486 Tremont St. into residential apartment units and retail space was approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority board on Sept. 12. Mission Hill’s Jason Savage, a main developer of the project, hopes to see the building...

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Police shut down 4 parties in 2 hours

October 4, 2013
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By Emily Resnevic/Gazette Staff Boston Police shut down four loud Mission Hill parties in under two hours on Sept. 21, issuing citations for numerous offenses, including possession of alcohol by minors and public drinking. One party was estimated to have 90 people in attendance. Loud parties, often held by college students, are an ongoing...

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