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‘Hocus Pocus 2’ On Federal Hill

Word spread quickly that the “Hocus Pocus 2” film crew had set up on Atwells Avenue between Sutton Street and DePasquale Plaza for some weekend filming. Business was normal earlier today, but a couple of those towering bucket trucks were still parked on the street, so I suspect there will be more activity tonight. According

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‘Al Fresco’ Dining On Atwells — Fri & Sat

Street closings have already begun along two sections of Atwells Avenue. In an effort to expand the outdoor seating potential of this restaurant-dense stretch, the city will be rerouting traffic so tables can be set up in the street. According to WPRI News: From 3:30 p.m. to midnight, Atwells Avenue will be closed from Bradford

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For the Kids — Holy Ghost School Clean-Up

(8.2) Wear your scrubbiest jeans and come out Thursday and Friday at 10am to join Federal Hill House volunteers in cleaning up the Holy Ghost School on Swiss Street in Federal Hill. When it’s looking a little less neglected, it’ll be a facility for expanded child care services for the neighborhood. Shoot an email over

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I’m Too Bored Right Now For A Good Smoke-Related Headline

[youtube]azUwBpUAoN8[/youtube] I’ve never understood the fascination with people going out the night before Thanksgiving, mainly because it seems like you wouldn’t want a painful hangover on a day that’s pretty much entirely dedicated to food and hanging out with your screaming child-relatives.  That, and I absolutely refuse to pay a cover to go to a

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Vista del Torre moves forward

The Federal Hill skyscraper got a key approval last night: Zammiello came before the council’s Public Works Committee last night to get the OK to buy the air rights from the city for $178,000. Two weeks ago, the committee had approved his request to buy the rights to build underneath Bradford Street for $469,000. But

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