Boston’s Own Project Runway

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On Saturday, My 12, 2012 students at The School of Fashion Design will present the culmination of a year’s work in “Collection 2012″. The annual show will take place at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, located at 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street. Doors open at 2:00 pm for a reception & cash bar. The show is expected to kickoff at 3:30 pm with student work ranging from bathing suits to ball gowns. Tickets to the luncheon and fashion show are $50. Continue reading

Madeline Wong Throws First Pitch at Boston Red Sox Game

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A respected leader among Chinese Americans and women, Madeline C. Wong’s accomplishments include the founding of one of America’s largest and oldest Asian dining meccas, her work in the insurance field, and her many contributions to the community and charity work. And all of her accomplishments were celebrated on April 17, when Wong was given the opportunity to throw the first pitch at a Boston Red Sox baseball game, a feat very few people have the chance to perform in their lifetimes. Continue reading

Boston Vocational High School Students Receive Hands-On Electric Vehicle Experience

On Thursday, April 26, 2012, fifty 11th and 12th grade students enrolled inMadisonParkTechnicalVocationalHigh School’s Electric and Automotive program participated in an event focused on the subject of Electric Vehicles. The students learned more about the science behind these increasingly popular cars, as well as about the role that renewable energy will play in vehicle technology of the future and what that means for the City of Boston. Continue reading

New Furniture Unveiled at the Chinatown Park

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the unveiling of new furniture for public use at the Rose Kennedy Greenway Chinatown Park on Friday, September 30.

Nine bright-green umbrellas, 13 tables, and seasonal plantings were revealed at the ceremony, which was attended by members of many of the local organizations as well as Tufts University and local government officials. Funds are in place to ensure that the seasonal plantings are kept up-to-date and relevant flora is planted. Continue reading