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Climate Week Highlights

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Fire Displaces Brookline Residents

Fire Displaces Brookline Residents


A recent fire in a Brookline apartment building left seven of our neighbors without a home and with limited resources for food, warm clothing and other essentials. With fire and water damage to their building and reconstruction taking longer than expected, these residents have been moving around to stay with friends and family whenever possible or staying in hotels. However, they have depleted their initial resources.

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Booked: Steve Himmer

Booked: Steve Himmer

This Thursday, 1/22 at 7 p.m., author and Emerson College professor Steve Himmer will appear at the Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, to read and talk about his new thriller Fram.

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King Is A Tough Act To Follow, But We Also Need To Be Heard

King Is A Tough Act To Follow, But We Also Need To Be Heard

By now, many Brookline residents are aware of the incident during last week’s Martin Luther King Day event at the Coolidge Corner Theater. Leslie Epps, a black Brookline business owner interrupted the presentation with an impromptu speech regarding the racial injustice that plagues Brookline. Some attendees expressed frustration with her, but I ask what better day to speak loudly and openly about these issues?

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Siraj's Freestyle Skate Featured

Siraj's Freestyle Skate Featured

 

A video of Youth Award winner, Yasmin Siraj’s freestyle skate at the 2013 National Figure Skating Championships will be one of the features of Thursday’s 4th Annual Brookline Youth Awards at the Coolidge. Yasmin is also a concert pianist who has performed at Carnegie Hall 3 times. The 2014 Brookline Youth Awards will be held in the main theater of the Coolidge Corner Theater on April 10 from 7-9pm. The Town of Brookline and this publication sponsor this 4th annual event.

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This is What I Want Tomorrow to Look Like in Brookline

This is What I Want Tomorrow to Look Like in Brookline

In my house, Martin Luther King, Jr. was a hero. My dad was proud of the number of Jewish Americans who marched in Civil Rights protests. He sobbed when MLK was murdered. If my dad had been alive two years ago, he would have given his full support of my producing a video for the 2013 MLK Day Celebration in Brookline and proud of our young people featured in the video that participate each year in the Sojourn to the Past.

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Brookline Rotary hosts Sweet and Savory: Chocolate and Food Festival“

Brookline Rotary hosts Sweet and Savory: Chocolate and Food Festival“

The Brookline Rotary is sponsoring its 5th annual Sweet and Savory: Chocolate and Food Festival (formerly known as “Have a Heart Chocolate Extravaganza”) on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 12 noon to 3:00 pm at Pine Manor College (Founders Hall). This year, in addition to the always popular chocolate sweets, Brookline food purveyors will be sharing samples of their savory treats.

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Brookline Visual Artist Michael Cucurullo

Brookline Visual Artist Michael Cucurullo

It started with a tweet.

I was on the BrooklineHub.com twitter feed and I saw a cartoon pop up that looked like something out of The New Yorker. It was a black and white drawing with some lime green accents depicting the interior of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, 285 Harvard Street, in Coolidge Corner. The message read “Nice crowd and a.m. vibes for breakfast at #Peets Coffee, downtown.”

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Brookline Events

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Tue Mar 03 @ 3:30PM
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For Kids
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Eureka! After School Program
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Wed Mar 04 @ 9:00AM
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For Seniors
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Senior Matinees
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Wed Mar 04 @ 3:30PM
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For Kids
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Eureka! After School Program
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Thu Mar 05 @10:30AM
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For Kids
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“Raccoon Tales” by Paul Vincent Davis, Performed by Resident Artist Brad Shur
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Thu Mar 05 @ 3:30PM
Category :
For Kids
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Eureka! After School Program