Beacon Hill

Home & Property

On The Market: 74 Beacon Street, Beacon Hill

With double parlors, six bedrooms, six full baths, three powder rooms, eight fireplaces, and an elevator to all six levels, The Benjamin Mansion is certainly […]

Home & Property

On The Market: 5 Byron Street #5, Beacon Hill

“What is behind the door is totally a surprise,”Gibson Sotheby’s listing agent George Ballantyne, of this understated building in prestigious Beacon Hill. Acclaimed architect Graham Gund […]

City Life

State Gets Tough On Animal Abusers By Passing ‘PAWS Act’

A bill meant to protect animals across the state and strengthen penalties against those who harm pets is headed to Governor Deval Patrick’s desk for his […]

Home & Property

Grampy’s Gas in Beacon Hill Is Gone

After 12 years of false starts, the demolition of Grampy’s Gas is underway. The gas station was nothing special. What the site was known for, […]

City Life

The Non-Compete Stands

Employers advocating for the use of non-compete agreements, which bind workers to their respective companies by limiting the types of jobs they can take on […]

City Life

Rally to Stop Pipeline Through Northern Massachusetts Planned on the Common

In a time when public protests have seemingly become the norm near the State House, environmentalists and elected officials are planning to forge ahead with […]

City Life

Massachusetts Liquor Stores Can Soon Sell Alcohol Before Noon on Sundays

Governor Deval Patrick, who’s wrapping up a final stretch of signing legislation that’s spilling out of the State House doors this session, inked a bill […]

City Life

A Not-So-Nice Day For a Truck In the Park

A truck that allegedly lost control while traveling near the State House on Thursday came crashing down the steps and into the Boston Common, before coming to a […]

City Life

Direct Wine Shipping No Longer Bottled Up in the Bay State

Cheers, Governor Deval Patrick. That’s what wine lovers are saying about the latest developments in the long battle to allow connoisseurs to order crates of […]

Home & Property

On The Market: 51 Beacon Street, #4, Beacon Hill

For those who want the atmosphere and tradition of Beacon Hill but are looking for something a little more chic, there is an incomparable home […]

City Life

Battle for Ban on Non-Competes Brings Backers to Beacon Hill

A second meeting to discuss a possible ban on non-competes in Massachusetts drew a large crowd at the State House Tuesday afternoon, with supporters of […]

City Life

The Push For GMO Labeling on Foods Is Growing on Beacon Hill

A significant push for a bill that would require food manufacturers to label goods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has started to sprout on Beacon […]

City Life

Committee to Discuss Governor’s Economic Development Bill

The Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies is slated to hear testimony on an economic development bill filed by Governor Deval Patrick last month, […]

City Life

Gun Owners Action League Calls House Speaker’s Firearms Reform Bill a ‘Disappointment’

Members of the Gun Owners Action League (GOAL) said they’re not too impressed with the proposed “gun violence prevention” legislation that was unveiled by House […]

Restaurants

Enjoy ‘Picnic Style’ Dining at Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro

What could top al fresco dining at one of Boston’s premier restaurant patios? How about a sprawling feast under the blooming foliage at Public Garden. That’s […]