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Free Public Libraries Showcase Art in the Neighborhoods

This just serves as a reminder that several library locations have free exhibitions of photography and other artwork on display. Visit the library's exhibitions page for details and then stop in to see an exhibition of the book as art at the …



Xtra Xtra Wins 3rd Place in the Local Media Associaction’s 2014 Digital Media Contest

Xtra Xtra is proud to say that we’ve won 3rd place as the Best Local Community Initiative in the 2014 Digital Media Contest by the Local Media Association.The Local Media Association is the only non-profit, professional trade association …


BRA Offers Affordable Housing Options for Community Members with Disabilities

From Nov 17th thru Nov 25th applications can be requested by phone (617.782.6900) or email ( Applications may also be picked up at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library (685 Tremont St, Boston) onTuesday Nov 18th …


Fall Street Sweeping Schedule

November 7, 2014 UpdateDue to the inclement weather, the following streets will be cleaned on November 25th:Chipman StreetCummings St.Evans St.Foster CourtHall St.Kenmere Rd.Lawrence St.Marine St.MaverickSt.Myrtle St.Pinkert St.,Poole St.Rockwell …


Mayor’s Holiday 2014 Offers Deals on Tickets to over 100 Theater, Music, and Dance Performance

Now through New Year’s Day, Mayor’s Holiday 2014 is a celebration of what makes the holiday season in Boston so special. We invite you to explore thousands of 1/2 price tickets to over 100 theater, music and dance performances throughout our …


The Federal Transit Administration Devotes $9 Million to the Innovative Public Transportation Workforce Development Program

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $9 million for proposals that promote innovative nationally and regionally significant public transportation workforce development models and programs that invest …


Boston EMS Department Presents Medals of Honor to EMTs Kevin Coan and Cameron Walsh

BOSTON – Boston Emergency Medical Services held its 22nd annual awards banquet on November 7th, at 6 p.m. at the Venezia Restaurant, located at 20 Ericsson St. in Dorchester.  The department, joined by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Public …




Susana Baca Meets Berklee

Berklee College of Music’s 2014-15 Signature Seriescontinues with Susana Baca Meets Berklee.Baca, a Grammy- and Latin Grammy Award-winning Afro-Peruvian vocalist who is the former cultural minister of Peru as well as its first black cabinet …

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Veteran's Day Traffic Reminder

The annual Veterans Day Parade will be held in the City of Boston on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, beginning at 1 PM at the Boston Common.  Traffic will be detoured off of Tremont Street in the vicinity of the Boston Common for a short period of time …


RGK Foundation Offers Grants of up to $25,000 to Nonprofits for Programs Regarding Education

The RGK Foundation's primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education.Within Community, the Foundation …


National Endowment for the Arts Grants Devote Up to $75,000 for Media Humanities Projects

National Endowment for the Arts Grants offers funding for projects that are analytical and deeply grounded in humanities scholarship in a discipline such as history, religion, anthropology, jurisprudence, or art history. Projects may be tailored to …


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