Thursday, February 23, 2012
The civic association will be running a shuttle to the zoning board meeting Tuesday.
The movement on Beacon Hill to oppose Capital One Bank's attempt to move into the spot that now houses Charles Street Market is picking up steam. Nearly every storefront on Charles Street has posted a flyer asking residents and shopkeepers to come to the city's zoning board meeting next Tuesday to show solidarity against the bank's request for the zoning variance it needs to open at 62-66 Charles St. "We as a neighborhood must prove to the Board of Appeal that operating a bank at that location is detrimental to the neighborhood. It is important that as many of us as possible attend the hearing. Please make every effort to join us as we stand together to oppose the change in use," the flyer reads. Wednesday the Beacon Hill Civic Association…
Friday, February 10, 2012
Children from Beacon Hill and Beyond celebrated the holiday Thursday at the Hill House.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Several restaurants on Beacon Hill are offering Super Bowl specials.
There will be plenty of places to enjoy the game and celebrate with fellow Patriots' fans on Beacon Hill this Sunday. For some pubs broadcasting the game, such as The Sevens and The Hill Tavern, it's business as usual. But several others are offering Super Bowl Specials. Harvard Gardens will be featuring a $1 wing special and Cheers Boston will offer $1 hot dogs, 20 wings for $2, and $13 pitchers of Coors Light or Miller Lite. The 21st Amendment will be offering 25-cent buffalo wings, $5 thin-crust pizza, $3 Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, $2.75 Narragansett Tall Boy cans, buckets of Miller High Life ponies; the "Brady Burger," and Anchor Steam draft (in honor of Tom Brady's California roots). All bars have several large-screen TVs.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Photos of the Beacon Hill Civic Association's "All That Glitters" dance Saturday.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Be sure to get your ticket for tomorrow night's gala.
Friday, January 27, 2012
From the Beacon Hill Civic Association: Don’t miss joining your neighbors this Saturday, January 28, at the ‘All that Glitters,’40th Annual Winter Dance that takes place at the Four Seasons. About 300 Beacon Hillers have already bought tickets for the popular black tie gala, which this year also marks the BHCA’s 90th anniversary. The evening begins with dinner and cocktail parties, followed by dessert and dancing to the Perry Rossi Orchestra. Dance tickets, which include a pre-dance cocktail party with complimentary beer and wine, are available for $150 per person ($125 for BHCA members). Those interested in attending a dinner at the hotel prior to the dance may purchase a dinner and dance ticket for $325 per person ($300 for BHCA members…
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Winter Dance on Jan. 28; architectural commission meets today; a new Poe statue; the BPL readies kids to read; and
1. Beacon Hill's social event of the season, the 40th annual Winter Dance, is quickly approaching. The black-tie gala, this year themed "All That Glitters," is at the Four Seasons hotel, on Jan. 28 and will mark the Beacon Hill Civic Associations 90th anniversary. Tickets, which include a pre-dance cocktail party with complimentary beer, wine and appetizers, are available for $150 per person ($125 for BHCA members). Those interested in attending a dinner at the hotel prior to the dance may purchase a dinner and dance ticket for $325 per person ($300 for BHCA members). Tickets may be purchased online at www.bhcivic.org or by calling the Beacon Hill Civic Association at 617-227-1922. 2. The city's Beacon Hill Architectural Commission meets …
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Five things to do in Boston this weekend.
1.) Particle Man: Science and politics clash in “Copenhagen,” a play at the Factory Theater Saturday. The production centers on two of the 20th century’s greatest scientists—Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr—in Denmark during World War II. Tickets are $15 for the 8 p.m. show. Take the Orange Line to Massachusetts Avenue and walk six minutes to The Factory Theater. 2.) Oh! you pretty things: David Bowie turned 65 this week and the Middle East hosts a tribute show with local bands playing hits from the master. The Saturday show starts at 8 p.m.. Tickets are $10. Take the Red Line to Central Square and walk three minutes to The Middle East. 3.) Live every week like it’s Shark Week: Those immortal words were spoken by Tracy Jordan, the 30 Rock …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
The city's First Night 2012 celebrations started early in Boston, getting into full swing in the afternoon with the Common and Hynes Convention Center packed with thousands of celebrants and attendees.
Patch was out catching the scene of the city's First Night celebration. This photo gallery shows the city celebrating on Saturday. Be sure to check back with Patch tomorrow for photos of the nighttime events, including the fireworks!