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  1. Survey reveals the struggle of small businesses in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Boston.com

    Just how happy are small business owners in Boston? If you ask Thumbtack , an online service that pairs small service businesses with customers, they're pretty frustrated at least when it comes to licensing and regulations. The Hub earned a C grade in Thumbtack's 2015 Small Business Friendliness Survey , ranking "just below average" in its friendliness toward small businesses.

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  2. The massive move-in extravaganza of 'Allston Christmas,' explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    Merry Allston Christmas, Bostonians! 'Tis the season for hand-me-down furniture gathering bugs on street corners, double-parked U-Hauls as far as the eye can see, and a swarm of youths flocking to their cramped apartments. Confused? Here's a guide to understanding the phenomenon of Allston Christmas, the day half of Boston moves and the other half finds new decor for their homes.

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  3. A professional mover shares his Fitbit data to show what you're in for on moving dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    For many in Boston, it is moving season, meaning sweaty hours of walking up seemingly endless staircases, carrying furniture you wish you never bought. For some, like Chip Caspreac, a foreman at Olympia Moving & Storage , based in Watertown, this is everyday life.

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  4. International tourism in Boston is taking offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Boston.com

    Record numbers of foreign tourists, business travelers, and students - nearly 1.4 million to be exact - visited the city in 2014, The Boston Globe reports. This number, which doesn't include visitors from Canada and Mexico, is up 10 percent from the previous year, and current Logan Airport figures show the trend is continuing this year.

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  5. Globe updates - What makes people gay' 10 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Boston.com

    Ten years ago, Neil Swidey wrote about a set of identical twins, Thomas and Patrick, who he described as looking as though they had stepped out of a Pottery Barn catalog, with "crystal-blue eyes, wavy hair, and freshly scrubbed faces." Swidey also described how Thomas was "all boy," with a tendency to roughhouse, whereas Patrick preferred to play with Barbie dolls and dress up in princess costumes. 3 comments

  6. Morning Updates: Trump tells us why Trump is popular; MLB has a firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. A vestige of the city still stands in the West End, Donald Trump lays out his appeal to the public, MLB gets its first openly gay player, and the rest of the news you need to know.

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  7. What you don't want to know: the calories in the Chipotle burrito hackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Boston.com

    What he found is that by employing all six hacks, he added significant volume to his burrito without increasing the cost - 86 percent more burrito to be exact. By using Chipotle's nutrition calculator , we estimated the caloric intake of this colossal meal.

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  8. Morning Updates: Unrest in Ferguson, a year after Michael BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Ferguson deals with unrest a year after it became a national name, the most dangerous intersection for local cyclists, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  9. Intersection where cyclist was killed known as dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Boston.com

    The intersection where a truck hit and killed a cyclist early Friday morning in Boston is known for its dangers, according to a report by The Boston Globe . Between 2009 and 2013, there were 14 cyclist-involved collisions at the intersection of Beacon Street and Massachusetts Avenue in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, The Globe reported.

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  10. The ultimate Boston walking tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Boston.com

    Summer is a short-lived and well-loved phenomenon in Boston. Luckily, the city is also one of the most walkable in the country , meaning there's no excuse for not getting outside and enjoying that sun.

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  11. Bicyclist struck, killed by tractor-trailer in Back BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Boston.com

    A bicyclist was fatally injured Friday when she was hit by a tractor-trailer near the intersection of Beacon Street and Massachusetts Avenue on a popular Back Bay route for bicyclists, Boston police said.

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  12. Morning Updates: Donald Trump steals the show at the first GOP debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Trump's brashness steals the first GOP debate, Hillary whiled away the hours with celebrities, why a taxi strike wouldn't be great to stop Uber, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  13. Luxury condo buyers have it made these days, while the rest fight for scrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | Boston.com

    The number of condos sales below $500,000 in neighborhoods like Back Bay , Beacon Hill , Midtown and the South End plunged this spring, with too many buyers fighting over too few units. "The Boston area endured a very challenging winter, which affected the available inventory in the luxury home market," said Merit McIntyre, regional vice president of the Boston metro region for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, in a report detailing the sales.

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  14. Morning Updates: Fenway may soon be free of chewing tobaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Fenway could soon be without dip-spit, John Hancock looks to add another building to the Boston skyline, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  15. 10 of the best burgers in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Boston.com

    Fancy pants: There are plenty of restaurants in the South End vying for your business, but none of them top the Carpet Burger at the Gallows. It's topped with fried oysters and chipotle rA moulade, grilled onions, iceberg lettuce, American cheese, and pickles.

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  16. Cambridge City Hall begins $235,000 restoration on windowsillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Boston.com

    Cambridge City Hall began a $235,000 restoration project to upgrade its decaying wooden windowsills on Monday, Cambridge Director of Communication Lee Gianetti said. The scaffolding and work is expected to last through the fall, blocking views of what was a scenic building on Massachusetts Avenue.

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  17. Luxury condo buyers have it made these days, while the rest fight for scrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Boston.com

    The number of condos sales below $500,000 in neighborhoods like Back Bay , Beacon Hill , Midtown and the South End plunged this spring, with too many buyers fighting over too few units. "The Boston area endured a very challenging winter, which affected the available inventory in the luxury home market," said Merit McIntyre, regional vice president of the Boston metro region for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, in a report detailing the sales.

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  18. ParkBoston app expands to five more Boston neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Boston.com

    Parking in Beacon Hill, the North End, the West End, Charlestown, or Downtown? Feel free to leave your quarters at home, as meters are now equipped with mobile payment technology. Mayor Marty Walsh announced this week that ParkBoston, a parking app rolled out by the city of Boston in January , can now be used in five more Boston neighborhoods in addition to Back Bay and Fenway/Kenmore, where the program rolled out in April.

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  19. Police use billboard tactic to try to ID Baby DoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Boston.com

    Baby Doe's face has been all over the news since a woman found her tiny body in a trash bag on Deer Island a few weeks ago. Now, it'll be on 84 billboards in 50 locations throughout Massachusetts in a joint effort by police and MassDOT to identify the toddler.

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  20. Fourteen essential Back Bay restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Boston.com

    The best way to eat at The Salty Pig? Grab a patio table, order up a charcuterie board, and wash it down with one of the many, many beers on tap. Address: 120 Darmouth St. Flour Bakery has four locations around the Boston area, but the Clarendon Street spot is the newest addition to its lineup.

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