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March 18, 2013
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Employment Opportunity: Planner/Project Manager

The Downtown Boston BID is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Planner/Project Manager.

Please review the position requirements
. Submit cover letters and resumes to [email protected]

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Internships Available

The Downtown Boston BID is seeking  interested students to help out with a variety of projects. Please send cover letters
and resumes to [email protected]
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  • Cleaning and powerwashing in downtown.
  • Friendly, welcoming downtown presence: helping visitors with directions, notifying fire & police personnel of incidents, and more. 
  • Downtown beautification and capital improvement initiatives.
  • Summer arts & music shows; winter Holiday Market.
  • contact [email protected] for more.
Downtown Events Calendar  

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Visit the Happening Now section at www.downtownboston.org for a listing of all the exciting activities going on in downtown Boston right now and in upcoming weeks and months.

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If you are interested in promoting
your events through us, please email [email protected].
Event details should be sent no later than Friday at 12 pm for inclusion in the following Monday's newsletter. Thank You.
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Office, Residential, Retail/Restaurant

The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District is pleased to run real estate listings on www.downtownboston.org for available office, residential, and retail/restaurant space on behalf of Downtown Boston BID members.

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Visit the Doing Business section of www.downtownboston.org
to view the current set of listings. All questions pertaining to individual listings should be directed to the broker(s) affiliated with the listing.  
Downtown Boston BID Weekly News Update

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For questions and comments, please contact Doug Meyer, newsletter editor, at: [email protected]
FeaturedThisWeekFeatured Stories
Restaurant Week Is Here!

Downtown continues its strong representation in Boston's Spring Restaurant Week 2013, which kicked off yesterday.
Restaurant Week Spring 2013 

Back Deck
joins over a dozen downtown favorites in offering prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner options for the next two weeks. Post Restaurant Week photos to our Facebook and Twitter pages!
"Sleeping Beauty" Awakes

Marius Petipa's "Sleeping Beauty" returns this Friday to the Boston Opera House after a four-year absence! 

Sleeping Beauty

One of the Boston Ballet's most cherished productions, the show features all-new sets and has been hailed by the New York Times as "exquisite" and "a superb achievement." See why starting this Friday.  
When: Friday, March 22nd-Sunday, April 7th
Where: Boston Opera House (539 Washington St.)
Contact: Visit here for tickets and more info. 
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MBTA Government Station Project: Public Meeting Tomorrow

The MBTA will soon embark on a major renovation of the Government Center station. Anticipated to start in September, the project will install a host of upgrades, including ADA-compliant elevators, LED signage, and a backup power supply.

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Starting with tomorrow night's event in East Boston, the MBTA team overseeing the renovation will conduct a series of public meetings to discuss the project and its impacts.

When: Tuesday, March 19th, 6-7:30 pm.
Where: East Boston High School (86 White St.).
Contact: Call 857-368-8905 for more info.
Arts, Entertainment, Events 
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
At The Orpheum Theatre

Musician, singer, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer, actor: Nick Cave is a true Renaissance man. He will bringing his considerable talents to downtown with a show at the Orpheum on Sunday!

Nick Cave

The Australian-born artist and his band The Bad Seeds are on tour promoting their 21st (yes, 21st) album, "Push The Sky Away."

When: Sunday, March 24th, 8 pm.
Where: Orpheum Theatre (1 Hamilton Pl.)
Contact: Visit here for tickets and more info.
Reminder: "Fife Is Right" OSMH Tickets

Ready to witness a revolutionary battle of some of the finest experts in colonial-era Boston history? Old South Meeting House's "Fife Is Right" trivia challenge returns on Wednesday, April 3rd, and tickets are selling fast!

OSMH Fife Is Right

The theme of this year's contest is "sand, ships, and shore," as the two teams will match trivia wits on questions regarding Boston's maritime lore.

When: Wednesday, April 3rd, 7 pm.
Contact: Visit here for tickets and additional info.
Artists Crossing Showcase

The Artists Crossing co-op gallery is hosting an exhibition this Friday showcasing the works of Katsuyuki Takahashi (below) and Sara Gately

Artists Crossing March 2013

Takahashi, a member of the International Art Exhibition Management group, is studying traditional Japanese painting at Tokyo University of the Arts. Gately, a Newton-based elementary school art teacher, is a 2-D visual artist who explores the themes and symbolism expressed through graffiti and religious iconography.

When: Friday, March 22nd, 5-7 pm.
Where: Artists Crossing (50 Franklin St.).
Contact: [email protected]