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New Limited-Edition Dunkin’ Sneakers Released Ahead of Boston Marathon

New Limited-Edition Dunkin’ Sneakers Released Ahead of Boston Marathon

The limited-edition Saucony x Dunkin’ Kinvara 10. Two Massachusetts companies are once again teaming up ahead of the 2019 Boston Marathon in hopes of “keeping Bostonians running.” Canton-based Dunkin’ and Waltham-based Saucony have released their limited-edition Saucony x Dunkin’ Kinvara 10. The $120 white sneaker features strawberry-frosted donut medallions, Dunkin’ coffee cups and the word “Boston” on a reflective strip. The sneakers are available at saucony.com and at Marathon Sports stores in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and Wellesley, as well as on their website . A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama […]

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Join the Lesley Low-Res MFA Program this June in Boston/Cambridge

Join the Lesley Low-Res MFA Program this June in Boston/Cambridge

Photo credit Ben Bocko Join a rigorous and supportive low-residency MFA community in the brand new facilities of the Lunder Art Center in Cambridge, MA. Formerly known as AIB, the program is one of the oldest low-residency MFAs in the country. Lesley Art + Design offers a two-year MFA program, comprised of ten-day residencies every January and June. Applications for the June 21–30 residency start date are due May 15. For a complete overview, download the MFA in Visual Arts Program catalog . MFA residencies in Boston/Cambridge comprise a rich immersion of critique, seminars, visiting artist talks, field trips, […]

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Malden smoke shop investigated for ‘gifting’ marijuana

Malden smoke shop investigated for ‘gifting’ marijuana

Evicdence seized from a smoke shop in Maplewood Square Boston Smoke Shop in Malden has been temporarily shut down after a police investigation determined the store was allegedly “gifting” marijuana with purchases, officials. An undercover police officer “conducted an investigation in relation to allegations of distribution,” taking place at the shop, the department said in a statement Thursday night. In a statement to the Globe, Boston Smoke Shop said their license to operate the store in Maplewood Square has been revoked, pending a review by the city’s Board of Health on April 2. The business last year “raised concerns […]

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Police Increase Patrols After Series Of Break-Ins At Boston College Off Campus Housing

Police Increase Patrols After Series Of Break-Ins At Boston College Off Campus Housing

BRIGHTON (CBS) – Boston Police are warning residents in a Brighton neighborhood to lock their doors after what it calls a small increase in home break-ins. According to police, a handful of break-ins have happened in recent weeks at homes mostly occupied by Boston College students living off campus. The incidents have happened on Radnor, Undine, Foster, and surrounding streets. The uninvited guest doesn’t always steal, police say. Boston Police and Boston College Police are ramping up patrols as a result, according to BCPD Chief Bill Evans. Students feel they might be easy targets. “We’re all kind of stupid […]

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Boston U formalizes a graduate student leave policy allowing year-round stipend recipients 10 days off.

Boston U formalizes a graduate student leave policy allowing year-round stipend recipients 10 days off.

0 Comments iStock Graduate assistants at Boston University on 12-month stipends will get two weeks’ paid vacation time starting in September. Students on shorter stipends will get prorated paid time off. This is on top of already scheduled holidays and intersession days. Among others aims, the university hopes to encourage students’ self-care. “Not only is graduate school inherently stressful and isolating, but changes in the academic job market have increased feelings of uncertainty,” said Emily Barman, associate dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a professor of sociology. Two weeks’ vacation alone “isn’t sufficient,” she said. […]

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WS Development to welcome seven brands at Seaport in Boston

WS Development to welcome seven brands at Seaport in Boston

121 Seaport (left) and 101 Seaport (right) – Boston, MA Boston, MA Seaport confirmed the arrival of seven new brands opening between spring and summer. Seaport’s culinary options expand with Taiyaki’s Japanese ice cream and Paris Creperie’s locally revered French crepes, while a range of beauty, service and convenience options arrive to meet the demands of an ever-growing neighborhood. “We have celebrated nearly 50 openings in the Seaport in just the last two years but it’s no less exciting to see this next wave of businesses arrive. Our new retailers really speak to the evolving nature of the neighborhood, […]

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Walsh blasts ‘insulting’ TD Bank sign

Walsh blasts ‘insulting’ TD Bank sign

BOSTON, MA – MARCH 21: Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks with reporters at UMass Boston about a controversial TD Bank advertisement that he said at was offensive to Dorchester residents and the city as a whole on March 21, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Angela Rowlings/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) TD Bank apologized and removed a Back Bay sign it admitted was “insensitive to Dorchester” on Thursday, but not before drawing ire from residents and Mayor Martin Walsh, a native of the neighborhood, who found the ad “insulting.” “It’s an insult,” Walsh told reporters Thursday morning before the ad […]

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MassPort aiming for fees, changes to ride share drop offs

MassPort aiming for fees, changes to ride share drop offs

BOSTON – Lyft and Uber rides to the airport may cost you even more soon. MassPort officials have come up with a plan to ease traffic coming in and out of Logan Airport as part of a new transportation strategy. The biggest change for people flying out of Logan will be where they’re dropped off. Uber and Lyft drop you off right at your terminal now, but under the new proposal, there will be a centralized ‘drop-off’ zone in the parking garages. That drop-off zone would be in the same place where you go to pick-up your ride share […]

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Sleek, Sexy And Kind Of Scary: Lady Gaga’s Boston-Designed Extreme Heels Join MFA’s New ‘Gender Bending Fashion’ Exhibition

Sleek, Sexy And Kind Of Scary: Lady Gaga’s Boston-Designed Extreme Heels Join MFA’s New ‘Gender Bending Fashion’ Exhibition

These shoes designed by Thom Solo for Lady Gaga are part of the “Gender Bending Fashion” exhibition at the MFA Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) After Lady Gaga’s 2017 Grammy Award’s performance with Metallica she strutted after parties in a pair of black, 10-inch stacked platform shoes. They’re sleek, sexy and kind of scary looking. Newton-born women’s footwear designer and artist Thom Solo said he was going for an alien “femme fatale” look with a “rock and roll vibe.” “We’ve got a beautiful woven, Sasari leather that kind of brings the modern day leather aspect, as well as a hint of […]

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‘We Will Get Them’: Boston Authorities Investigating Vandalized Memorials

‘We Will Get Them’: Boston Authorities Investigating Vandalized Memorials

Vandalism Incidents Under Investigation in Boston Police are investigating two cases of vandalism in Boston. Authorities in Boston are continuing to investigate the vandalism of memorials at two locations in the city. Workers have been pressure washing, steaming and scrubbing, trying everything under the sun to remove the oily stains from South Boston’s World War II Memorial — the first monument in the city to been vandalized in recent days. “We will get them,” Mayor Marty Walsh said of the vandals. “We’ll find them and they’ll be prosecuted.” A number of monuments at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Mattapan […]

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