Sunday, May 19, 2013
In case you missed it, here are this week's top headlines from the South End.
The following are the top articles on South End Patch from May 13 to May 17, 2013: Friday marks the 9th anniversary of the law that allowed gay and lesbian couples to marry in Massachusetts. A small fire caused an estimated $100,000 of damage throughout a three-apartment building on Mass. Ave, according to the Boston Fire Department. See which South End chefs are volunteering to raise $1 million for The One Fund. Roseann Sdoia was released from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital on Tuesday after undergoing treatment for injuries sustained during the April 15 explosions, including the loss of her right leg. See who is running for city council in the South End's District 2 race. SOUTH END PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates
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You can adopt Flipper from the Animal Rescue League of Boston in the South End.
Looking to adopt a pet? Now up for adoption at the Animal Rescue League of Boston is Flipper. Flipper is a 2-year-old neutered Welsh Corgi mix. He is energetic and loves to play with other dogs. He is very friendly with people in the kennel and on walks. Flipper would do best in a home without small children because he doesn’t like to share his food or toys. Flipper is one unique guy. He has a funny gait that will make you smile all day long, after all he was named Flipper for a reason. Don't pass up the opportunity to make Flipper a part of your family! For more information on Flipper or any of the other animals currently residing at the Animal Rescue League of Boston, call 617-226-5602. The Animal Rescue League of Boston is open Tuesday…
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Need a place to live in the South End? Check out this rental property widget that shows what apartments are available in the neighborhood. Click on the purple house icons for more information. SOUTH END PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates
The new system will provide more detailed service alert information via text and email.
The MBTA is rolling out an entirely new alerts system next month which includes changes from the details provided in alert messages to a visual website enhancement. Through the new system, which goes into effect June 4, users can opt to receive email or text alerts for a late bus or train or a service interruption, much like the old system. However, the new alerts “will be clearer and more detailed with additional information regarding specific trip times, service schedule changes, and distinct directional, branch and station communications,” according to anMBTA press statement released Thursday. MBTA Deputy Press Secretary Kelly Smith further explained the new system in an email to Patch: "It’s built around a core of GTFS data. GTFS, or …
Claims are being accepted through June 15, and funds will start being distributed on a rolling basis on June 30.
Boston Marathon bombing victims being treated as outpatients at Boston-area hospitals are eligible to receive One Fund Boston payments. Claims are now being accepted through June 15, and money will start being handed out on June 30 on a rolling basis, according to One Fund Boston's website. The final protocol and prioritization for victims was also released through the website. Individual death claims, double amputees and those who suffered permanent brain damage are the top priority. Previously, One Fund Boston administrator Kenneth Feinberg had estimated the families of the three victims who died from the bombings could receive $1 million. "Money is a pretty poor substitute," Feinberg said at one of the Town Hall meetings held to …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Find out where to go when it's beautiful outside and the last place you want to be is inside.
Not sure where you can get a drink or a meal outside in the South End? The Boston Business Journal made the decision-making process delightfully easy for you. The BBJ released an interactive data map with the location of (almost) every bar in the Greater Boston area that has outdoor patio seating. On Tremont Street, there's a huge patio with seating for The Beehive and Hamersly's Bistro, both top notch dinner spots with the Beehive also carrying a lovely cocktail menu. Further down Tremont is Tremont 647 and Parish Cafe. On Washington Street there's Toro for small plates and Stella for Italian, and in SoWa, there's Gaslight and a newly opened patio at Cinquecento. Where do you go to have a drink or a meal outdoors in the South End? Tell …
Recap and analysis of the week in state government.
Like pieces of a puzzle that don't quite fit together yet, the Big Three may have been separated at birth, but with each incremental step their destinies seem to grow more intertwined. No, we're not talking about those Big Three - Gov. Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray and Speaker Robert DeLeo - though they play major character roles in this thickening plot. Instead, three bills have come to define the early months of the 2013 legislative agenda and resolutions on tax hikes, local road funding and the annual state budget continue to be elusive and dependent on one another. Patrick spent the early part of his week welcoming British Prime Minister David Cameron to Boston for a few quick meetings and a visit to the Copley …
Friday, May 17, 2013
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