Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Do you have items you no longer need? A number of holiday collections are underway and items can be easily donated at one location. Find out more!
Are you buying a new winter jacket? Do you have holiday lights that no longer work? Did your kids get duplicate toys this year? Did Santa bring you a new cell phone? If you have items you’d like to toss but aren’t sure what to do with them, a number of collections are taking place in the South End and items can be dropped off right at Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries (1010 Harrison Ave.) One collection seeking new items and not used ones is Toys for Tots. New, unwrapped toys are being sought for children in the area. You can drop them off at 23 Dry Dock Ave, 8th floor Boston, MA from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have coats you no longer need, donations are being collected through Coats for Kids at any Anton's Cleaners …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Share your thoughts with your neighbors in the South End.
There is a lot in this world to be thankful for, and this time of year is when we should start to think long and hard about what is really important in our lives. Are you thankful for a loving, caring family, or a longterm friendship or relationship? Are you thankful to your neighbors? What about to your elected officials, to the city of Boston or to the South End neighborhood? Take a few minutes today to think about what means the most to you this year and leave a comment or upload a photo to offer some public gratitude. I'll start: I'm very thankful to be working in such a beautiful neighborhood where people really care about one another and often work together to improve it for everyone. I'm also thankful for my friends and family who…
Friday, November 9, 2012
There are more than 13,000 half-price tickets to 70 holiday performances and other deals up for grabs.
What's better than getting your family together to enjoy a special performance for the holidays? Doing it for half the price. Thanks to the "Mayor's Holiday Special," a program through Mayor Thomas Menino's office, more then 13,000 half-price tickets are available to 70 of the region's most loved holiday performances, dining deals and gift ideas. The idea behind the promotion is that all the money from the shows gets reinvested back into the Boston Arts scene, strengthening the community and providing funding for year-round performances and other initiatives. “There’s no better time than the holidays to enjoy the Boston arts scene,” Mayor Menino said. “Whether you’re taking in the new sets and costumes at Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker,…
Monday, October 24, 2011
Stylish South End shop is becoming well-known throughout the region.
- Alix Roy
Monday, October 24, 2011
If only all beginnings were this good: a year after opening her first business in Wild Indigo Boutique, Christina Murphy is drawing customers from all over New England and becoming known for her impeccable styling and eye for artistic talent. Murphy celebrated Wild Indigo’s one-year anniversary earlier this month and is thanking her customers with a special 50% off sale on select gift items in her Dartmouth Street shop. But what Murphy has proven over the past year is that her store isn’t just about gifts. She’s expanded her clothing selection and now offers personal styling advice for women from Boston and beyond. Murphy now reserves Monday and Tuesdays for one-on-one styling appointments after she began receiving calls from customers …