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What’s Happening on Main Streets

February 7, 2014
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City planners frequently cite the arrival of artists into urban zones as the precursor of rapid gentrification. Areas like the South End, South Boston, Roslindale, Charlestown and Jamaica Plain that were once considered blue-collar and overlooked by many in the past are currently red-hot in the real estate market. The rich artistic influence that...

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What’s Happening on Main Street

December 13, 2013
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What’s Happening on Main Street

Mission Hill, are you listening? Brigham Circle is glistening…after a beautiful sight of hundreds of neighbors gathering at Brigham Circle on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving to kick off the City of Boston’s annual “Holidays on Main Streets” festivities. The plaza at One Brigham Circle provided for a festive setting, while Mother Nature held off...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

November 15, 2013
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The drizzle couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of hundreds of local children at this year’s Halloween on the Hill on Oct. 31. Maggie Casey from the Mission Hill Youth Collaborative quarterbacked this neighborhood effort that surpassed last year’s masquerade. The Haunted Hallways of the BCYF Tobin Center, where Halloween bags and trick-or-treat maps were distributed,...

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