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  1. Boston 2024 CEO: Nothing 'nefarious' about secret plansRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Boston 2024 CEO Rich Davey says he thinks this week's controversial revelations - that the Olympic bidding group suggested the city go into debt to finance development related to the games - would have been better received had those plans been made public months ago. Last year's bidding documents that helped Boston 2024 win the United States Olympic Committee's nomination as a host city were released to the public, with redactions, in January .

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  2. Boston 2024 CEO: Nothing a nefariousa about secret plans 05.29.15 |Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Boston 2024 CEO Rich Davey says he thinks this week's controversial revelations - that the Olympic bidding group suggested the city go into debt to finance development related to the games - would have been better received had those plans been made public months ago. Last year's bidding documents that helped Boston 2024 win the United States Olympic Committee's nomination as a host city were released to the public, with redactions, in January .

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  3. Five beer crushes at the American Craft Beer FestRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Boston.com

    This weekend, beer fanatics will descend upon Boston's World Trade Center to sip suds from more than 140 domestic brewers. The American Craft Beer Fest , presented by Beer Advocate , is the largest event of its kind in Boston this summer, featuring close to 650 beers.

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  4. Would public money fund Boston's Olympic Stadium?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    Boston's Olympic bid has been presented as one that would not rely on public money. But newly released documents showing that organizers' original plans would, in fact, need some city support have whirled up fresh concerns.

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  5. New Boston 2024 documents look at stadium planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Boston.com

    Olympic organizing committee Boston 2024 wants its centerpiece Olympic Stadium to be a temporary structure on the South Boston-South End border at Widett Circle that would be removed after the games ended. But one alternative to that idea is to keep the stadium around after the games, converting it into a smaller soccer venue, most likely for the New England Revolution.

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  6. Walsh report: Boston is ahead of pace on middle-class housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Boston.com

    Boston developers are starting to build more middle-class housing after years of almost exclusively focusing on luxury apartment and condo towers, a new city report finds. Forty-six percent of all new residential construction starts in the Hub in the first quarter of 2015 were apartments or condos affordable to middle-income renters and buyers, according to a progress report issued by Mayor Marty Walsh on his Boston 2030 plan.

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  7. Beautiful views of Boston don't have to cost millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Boston.com

    See the word "view" in a listing and you might automatically think of multi-million dollar penthouses . But don't be so sure.

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  8. The story of Boston's all-black, short-lived, very successful tactical police unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Boston.com

    Three years into his police career, Preston Williams's reality of becoming a police officer didn't match the dreams he had as a kid growing up in Roxbury. It was 1971, and Williams was on foot patrol on Washington Street in his neighborhood, assigned to the midnight to 8 a.m. shift.

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  9. 35 Exhibits in Festival Fashion, as Seen at Boston CallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Boston.com

    Last weekend's Boston Calling brought out crowds of stylish attendees, who balanced two days and three nights of varying weather patterns in festive attire. "I'm without a doubt here to see Marina and the Diamonds," said Adeline Mueller.

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  10. Mandarin Oriental condo sets new record for highest price per square footRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Boston.com

    A relatively modest two bedroom, two and a half bath condo has fetched $12.5 million at the Back Bay's Mandarin Oriental, said Kevin Ahearn, president of Otis & Ahearn, a downtown condo marketing and brokerage firm. While that's one of the highest amounts ever paid for a condo in Boston, the record breaker is the price per square foot a stratospheric $3,880 per square foot, according to Ahearn, who cites LINK, a real estate listing and reporting service.

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  11. Esquire includes the 'right' J.J. Foley's on this year's 'Best Bars' listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Boston.com

    Last year, Boston snickered as Esquire included the " wrong " J.J. Foley's on its "Best Bars in America" list. This year, the magazine got it right by our standards, but not without paying the bar and its city a backhanded compliment in the process.

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  12. 5 Reasons Boston is better after Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Boston.com

    The number one reason that Boston rocks after Memorial Day is clearly just that it's no longer winter . The next few months are the real reason we all live here, unless you're one of those masochists who "like the exercise" of excavating your car from snow banks like it's a bunch of plastic dinosaur bones in a child's archeology set.

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  13. 7-year-old boy shot in DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Boston.com

    According to Boston Police, the child was taken to Boston Children's Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A 20-year-old man was grazed as well and taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment.

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  14. Pixies guitarist has good memories about bad internshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Boston.com

    In the history of Boston music, few bands stick out quite like the Pixies. Initially forming in the dorms of UMass Amherst, frontman Charles "Black Francis" Thompson and guitarist Joey Santiago then moved to the city, and after placing an ad in The Boston Phoenix in 1986, rounded out a band that would go on to write four records that would help to define the rock sound of the 1990s, influencing bands like Nirvana, Radiohead, and David Bowie in his later years.

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  15. The Bacon and Beer Festival heads to Fenway this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Boston.com

    What's the best thing to pair with bacon? Beer, of course. Luckily, for those who love both, the Bacon and Beer Festival is returning to Boston for a sixth year.

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  16. Boston hosted the Olympics before...sort ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Boston.com

    If Boston's Olympic bid succeeds, it won't be the first time the city has witnessed the Games. Boston actually, Allston hosted the Olympics before, complete with Opening Ceremonies, the Olympic flame, parachutists, and politicians.

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  17. Here's A Map of the Endless Road Trips You Can Take on Route 20 in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Boston.com

    If you go too far when you drive through Kenmore Square, up Commonwealth Avenue and onto Brighton Avenue, you could end up in Oregon. Route 20, which begins in Kenmore Square and ends in Newport, Oregon is the longest road in America, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration .

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  18. The last video store in Cambridge is closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Boston.com

    Hollywood Express has been renting and selling movies to locals since 1987, but on June 30, after 29 years in business, the video store will close its doors for good. The soon-to-be-closed Porter Square location is the last video store in Cambridge after Hollywood Express shut down its Central Square spot in 2010.

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  19. Prosecutor: Man accused of murdering South Boston woman was sane during brutal attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Boston.com

    In less than 20 hours, Edwin J. Alemany went on a one-man rampage across South Boston, prosecutors said during the first day of his murder trial Wednesday. He bought booze, got lots of lottery tickets, paid off his girlfriend's cellphone, and purchased one for himself.

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  20. Want to live in a historic home in Newton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Boston.com

    After extensive renovations, all three units are now on the market to be sold again. The home was constructed in 1860 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its architectural significance.

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