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  1. Chinatown thriving despite gentrificationRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Sampan

    Chinatown has come a long way from the Combat Zone, with its seedy strip clubs and dangerous reputation. Gleaming luxury developments have inched closer from the Boston Common, ever closer to the neighborhood's public housing complexes and row houses.

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  2. Boston sets snowfall record, with more snow expectedRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Sampan

    ... World Series', Stanley Cups, and snowfall records. We are truly a title city. There will be no parade." Chinatown was relatively unscathed by the heavy snowfall. DoubleTree Hotel general manager Tony Franzone said occupancy remained stable at the ...

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  3. Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center rings in Lunar New YearRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Sampan

    Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center celebrated the Year of the Sheep on March 6 at Empire Garden. More than 600 guests attended the agency's 27th annual spring banquet.

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  4. Bostonians Back Space Savers - As More Neighborhoods Seek To Ban ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... Dorchester or South Boston," he said. "I don't necessarily believe that what's good for the North End is good for Chinatown or good for South Boston or Charlestown or Eastie," he said. Fox calls the South End space saver ban a success. Based on ...

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  5. How I Learned to Enjoy Guinness and Stop Spitting it at PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Boston.com

    In a world where millions of people maintain a fascination with a beer that resembles crude oil, one man was brave enough to admit it tasted terrible. Until he realized it didn't.

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  6. Why Do the Irish Have Virtually No Presence in Los Angeles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | LA Weekly

    Starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Los Angeles will be Irish for a day. The rest of the year, not so much.

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  7. Sean Proctor/Globe Staff Downtown Boston group pushes broad space-saver banRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Boston.com

    Neighborhood leaders around downtown Boston want to do away with parking space savers once and for all, following a severe winter marked by feuds and vandalism as shovelers reserved spots well beyond the city's traditional two-day grace period. Members of the Alliance of Downtown Civic Organizations, which represents nine communities, want to follow the lead of the South End, which this winter prohibited the use of cones, barrels, chairs, and other objects to reserve cleared spaces after snowstorms.

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  8. Girlpool shared "Ideal World" from debut LP, playing BV and other SXSW showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Brooklynvegan

    Quickly rising Philly-via-LA duo Girlpool gave their self-released debut EP a re-release on Wichita last year, and now they're set to put out their first full length on the label. It's called Before The World Was Big , and is due out on June 2. First single "Ideal World" is out now and you may recognize this one if you've seen them live.

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  9. BCNC staff member selected to serve on Boston ONEin3 CouncilRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Sampan

    On February 23, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center staff member, Chu Huang was selected to serve on the 2015 city of Boston ONEin3 council. She will join a group of 25 young adults to help address the interests and needs of young adults through collaborating with city departments and officials.

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  10. Global warming that brought crazy winters may be driving crazy summers: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Chicago Tribune

    Waiter Melvin Angel shovels snow outside the restaurant he works at in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Boston is about two inches from setting an all-time season snowfall mark, which current record is 107.6 inches from the Winter of 1995-1996.

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  11. Report: Greater Boston Needs More 'Walkable Urban Places'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Boston often ranks as one of the most walkable big cities in the country. And the convenience and ease of being able to walk to work or school or get to shops or restaurants by foot is something that attracts many people, particularly millennials, to the metro area.

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  12. Epic snows have meant economic woes across all industriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | MySanAntonio.com

    A woman navigates high snow banks and deep puddles as she walks through the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston in this file image from Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Steven Watson, a dog trainer and walker, navigates a pack of dogs over a snow-cleared path of the Boston Common in Boston in this file image from Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

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  13. Epic snows have meant economic woes across all industriesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 | Daily Chronicle

    Waiter Melvin Angel shovels snow March 4 outside the restaurant he works at in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston. Every work day lost during New Englandis historic winter has meant millions of dollars out of the regional economy.

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  14. Asian American voting patterns examined at forumRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Sampan

    In the 2004 primary, a Boston University student noticed two lines at the Chinatown polls, with one line exclusively for Chinese voters. It was discovered that poll workers gave priority to English-speaking voters because the Chinese voters required language assistance.

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  15. Late winter snowstorm blankets South, NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Turnto10.com

    ... warnings... (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). A woman navigates high snow banks and deep puddles as she walks through the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Boston is about two inches from setting an all-time season snowfall mark, ...

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  16. Winter's last hurrah? Temperatures plummet again; more snowRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Connecticut Post

    ... will blanket the state with snow. A woman navigates high snow banks and deep puddles as she walks through the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Boston is about two inches from setting an all-time season snowfall mark, which ...

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  17. Temps drop at over 30 degrees ahead of next winter stormRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... will blanket the state with snow. A woman navigates high snow banks and deep puddles as she walks through the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Boston is about two inches from setting an all-time season snowfall mark, which ...

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  18. Bostonians, gluttons for punishment, want to set snow recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Day

    A woman navigates high snow banks and deep puddles Wednesday as she walks through the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston. Boston is about 2 inches from setting an all-time season snowfall record, which currently stands at 107.6 inches from the winter of 1995-96.

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  19. Man recovering after being hit by falling icicle in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WHDH

    ... that come off,'" he said. People chiseled at enormous icicles on Tremont Street in the South end, and a woman in Chinatown said she had a contractor on the way to deal with an icicle that was more than 15 feet tall. Plenty of Bostonians walk right ...

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  20. For marathoners, the road toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Naples Daily News

    "Bam! Bam! Bam!" That's the sickening thud Becca Pizzi says runners make when they're out training for the Boston Marathon and bite the dust. "I was running on Heartbreak Hill and people were hitting the ground so hard they couldn't get up.

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