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  1. Four Seasons Tower: Let's Talk PricingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Boston.com

    Condos selling for more than $20 or even $30 million are poised to become the new normal in downtown Boston's condo market as a bevy of uber luxury towers takes shape on the skyline, experts say. Leading the pack is likely to be the new Four Seasons Tower, which could see its three, gold-plated penthouses on its 61st floor each fetch upwards of $20 million, according to preliminary price estimates.

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  2. Number of Boston Flu Cases IncreasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Boston.com

    The number of flu cases may be on the decline nationally , but influenza is starting to surge in New England. The Boston Public Health Commission reported Tuesday that there have been 728 cases of the flu so far in Boston since the beginning of October, the official start of the flu season.

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  3. With Monday's Snowfall, Boston Breaks Its Record for Snowiest WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Boston.com

    Until last week's blizzard effectively shut down the city of Boston, this winter was shaping up to be a light one, snow-wise. Over the past seven days, however, the Hub has been clobbered with the white fluffy stuff. 2 comments

  4. Wondering What Streets Have Been Plowed? There's a Website For ThatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Boston.com

    Have you ever woken up to a blizzard, only to ask yourself, "I wonder what percentage of the streets in my neighborhood have been plowed?" If so, you're in luck. Mayor Marty Walsh launched a new website on Monday called Boston Snow Stats , a joint venture between the Department of Innovation and Technology, the Public Works Department, and the Office of New Urban Mechanics.

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  5. Southie Leads Boston's Development BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Boston.com

    Sure, Back Bay and Downtown Crossing may have all the new towers, but when it comes to overall development activity, South Boston is arguably the epicenter of the city's development boom. Southie currently has 42 projects either in the planning or approval stage, under construction, or recently opened. 1 comment

  6. Did Presidents Day Car Sales Originate In Massachusetts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Boston.com

    Well, some think it has to do with the late Alvan T. Fuller, who owned a variety of car dealerships on Commonwealth Avenue in the 20th century. He planted his entrepreneurial roots as a bicycle salesman when he was a teenager in the late 1800s in Malden, according to the Fuller Foundation .

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  7. Cue the Duck Boats: Super Bowl Parade to be Held TuesdaySportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Boston.com

    Get the Duck Boats ready! The Patriots Super Bowl victory parade starts at 11am tomorrow in Boston! pic.twitter.com/tFulrvCkT1 It's the first Duck Boat parade of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's tenure in office. Boston's sports teams won 8 championships while Walsh's predecessor, Thomas Menino, was in office.

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  8. City Lots to Become Middle-Income Family HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Boston.com

    As Boston spurs construction of hundreds of homes priced for middle-income families, the one thing city officials aren't worried about is demand. There were more than a thousand first-time buyers who took a city-run homeownership course last month but have yet to find a home, notes Sheila Dillon, director of the Department of Neighborhood Development.

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  9. The Best Pizza in America is in...Phoenix???Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Boston.com

    It sounds like a preposterous claim, and will certainly garner a a dismissive snicker from hard-core pizza enthusiasts in Boston's North End, New York City, and Chicago. But Phoenix's Pizzeria Bianco, tucked away in a corner adjacent to Heritage Square, has received accolades as the country's best pizza from various outlets including Every Day With Rachel Ray, the New York Times, and even Oprah.

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  10. Walsh Says Boston Wouldn't Use Eminent Domain for Olympic StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Boston.com

    Speaking on the WGBH program Boston Public Radio Friday afternoon , Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city would not take property by eminent domain to facilitate a 2024 Olympics bid. "This is the first time I've publicly used the words eminent domain, and I am not going to be using powers to remove businesses because of an Olympic bid," Walsh told hosts Margery Eagan and Jim Braude.

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  11. Mayor Walsh Urges Responsible Super Bowl Celebration, Closes StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Boston.com

    With the Super Bowl just two days away, Mayor Marty Walsh urged Patriots fans to " get lubed up " responsibly and outlined the city's plans to prevent any rowdy post-game celebrations . In a statement, Walsh along with Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn, and Boston EMS Chief James Hooley, asked fans to "gather in a safe and responsible manner when watching."

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  12. Business Lessons From Doughnut ConnoisseursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Boston.com

    Years after New York City hopped on the gourmet doughnut craze, Greater Boston is realizing the full financial potential of deliciously baked and fried dough. Last year, Stephanie Cmar began pop-up shop Stacked Donuts in Cambridge, featuring unique flavors like cherry coke and key lime pie.

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  13. Historic Beacon Hill: The Oldest Historic District in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Boston.com

    This is the first in a nine-part series on Boston.com about historic districts in the city of Boston. Out of the nine historic districts in Boston, Beacon Hill is the first.

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  14. The Best Pizza in America is in...Phoenix???Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    It sounds like a preposterous claim, and will certainly garner a a dismissive snicker from hard-core pizza enthusiasts in Boston's North End, New York City, and Chicago. But Phoenix's Pizzeria Bianco, tucked away in a corner adjacent to Heritage Square, has received accolades as the country's best pizza from various outlets including Every Day With Rachel Ray, the New York Times, and even Oprah.

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  15. Chelsea Man Explains Backwards-Driving Adventure to Police: Transmission Was BrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    A motorist seen driving in reverse with the flow of traffic on Broadway and Eastern Avenue in Chelsea told officers he was driving that way because his car's transmission was broken. The driver, who was not ticketed or publicly named by authorities, was observed employing the innovative driving style by a patrolling officer, who quickly pulled him over.

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  16. Tuesday Wasn't a Snow Day for Everyone in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    Not everyone in Boston had a snow day Tuesday. If you didn't get to stock up on food or booze before the storm and had to venture out, be thankful that these workers walked through the snow for you.

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  17. Expanding Cohousing: The New, Old-Fashioned American DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    After recently pitching more than half a dozen TV executives on a sitcom inspired by her life in a Cambridge cohousing community, Melissa Burch came to a simple conclusion: The cohousing movement, which has existed in the U.S. for more than 25 years, came to the Boston Metro area in the mid-1990s. There are now two successful cohousing communities in which people live in condominiums specially designed to encourage sharing and neighborly interaction in Cambridge and one in Jamaica Plain.

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  18. Who Makes Money When it Snows?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston.com

    Blizzards usually mean snow days for teachers, bankers, government workers and even for your personal trainer, but there are plenty of people who have to go to work and when it comes to Winter Storm Juno, there are clear winners and losers. Plowz and Mowz is an on-demand app that allows users to order a plow driver to clear out their driveway with the touch of a button.

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  19. Nantucket Hammered by Winter StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston.com

    As heavy snow and wind continue across New England, Nantucket is feeling the brunt of the blizzard. According to Nantucket Police, the entire island lost power by Tuesday morning and many downtown roads were affected by coastal flooding as high tide hit around 6 a.m. Due to flooding Francis St is closed at Union St. Washington St is closed from Commercial St to Francis St. Easy St. is closed.

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  20. 3 Challenges for Boston 2024's Olympic Bidding DocumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Boston.com

    It's been a couple of days since Boston 2024 released the bidding documents it submitted to the United States Olympic Committee . Boston 2024 has said time and again that the plans for a 2024 Boston Olympics will likely change as the bid moves forward.

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