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Revere Beach Kite Festival

May 25, 2018
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Revere Beach Kite Festival

Angelina and Selina Barneby ready to fly the beautiful kites they designed at the annual Revere Beach Kite Festival this past Sunday, May 20.
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Revere Beach Partnership Announces Revere Beach Kite Festival on May 20

May 4, 2018
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Revere Beach Partnership, the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that creates some of Revere’s best-loved events including the Sand Sculpting Festival and Pumpkin Festival, invites residents to attend the Revere Beach Kite Festival, Sunday, May 20 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Revere Beach, across from Kelly’s Roast Beef. The first 300 kids (under the...
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Beachmont Woman is Growing Juice Company

April 21, 2018
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There is a richness in being able to bring something with you from where you grew up and turn it into a product and business that can also give back. Beachmont’s Magbe Savane has done just that, bringing beverage recipes from West Africa that have been handed down for generations, and giving back through...
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Council Approves Special Permit for Beach Development

April 6, 2018
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Monday night the City Council approved a special permit for a non-conforming use to build a 145-unit apartment development at 320-327 Revere Beach Blvd. on the site of the current Bianchi’s and next to the St. George. Plans call to raze three buildings on the property and then construct a six-story, 145-unit, mixed-use structure....
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Makes a Very Big Splash on the Beach

March 16, 2018
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On March 11, more than 150 brave beach lovers plunged into Boston Harbor at BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston as part of the 7th annual Harpoon Shamrock Splash to benefit Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, including Revere’s top fundraiser Carol Haney. Haney raised $1,185 for Revere Beach. This year, the “pledge and plunge”...
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The Revere Beach Partnership Kicks Off Another Season

February 21, 2018
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The Revere Beach Partnership is known for several events, but most notably the International Sand Sculpting Festival, which draws more than 500,000 people to Revere Beach. Last week,  the Partnership  announced the upcoming calendar for activities at the beach at a breakfast meeting that was held at Comfort Inn. The following Revere Beach Partnership...
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The Blizzard of ’78 Changed Revere Beach — and Our City — Forever

February 9, 2018
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For those of us who remember vividly the Blizzard of ’78, it is something that we never will forget. For four days, the city stepped backwards in time by almost a century. Our way of life that depended on the automobile ceased to exist. People just walked down Broadway or around their neighborhoods, often...
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Zoning Board of Appeals Denies Developer Variances for Revere Beach Project

February 2, 2018
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The Zoning Board of Appeals has turned down unanimously a request for variances for a proposed development on Revere Beach Boulevard next to the St. George Condominium. A Chara Development of Beverly had applied to the board for front, back, side and rear-yard setbacks, along with a variance for parking. In addition to variances,...
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Coming to a TV Near You:Hollywood Hits Revere Beach for a New Pilot Program

January 20, 2018
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Coming to a TV Near You:Hollywood Hits Revere Beach for a New Pilot Program

Photos and Story by Sue Woodcock Film crews descended on Revere Beach Boulevard and Bill Ash’s Lounge at the end of last week. Crews were filming a television pilot for Showtime called, “City on the Hill” and a scene called “The Approval.” Crews have also been filming in Malden. Star actor Kevin Bacon (Footloose)...
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A Perfect Gift: The Revere Beach Book

December 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock There’s a bit of a history buff in all of us, especially when it comes to Revere Beach. No one loved this beach more than Peter McCauley, a columnist for the Revere Journal for years. Recently, the Revere Society for Cultural and Historic Preservation released the second edition of McCauley’s...
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Beachmont Christmas Tree Lighting

December 13, 2017
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Beachmont Christmas Tree Lighting

The residents of Beachmont along with the Beachmont Improvement Committee held their annual tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday,Dec. 10 at Douglas Cummings Square. Attendees got to enjoy a visit from Santa, hot chocolate, cookies, and more. Pictured above, students from the Beachmont School lead the crowd in a few Christmas carols.
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Celebrate Small Business Saturday at Beach Sales

November 25, 2017
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Celebrate Small Business Saturday at Beach Sales

Shop small and celebrate Small Business Saturday this weekend at Beach Sales, a family-run showroom offering a range of discount appliances and electronics. To make the sweet deals even sweeter, free coffee and donuts will be served to customers on during Small Business Saturday. Owners, and brothers-in-law Alan Belinfante and Howie Freedman continue on...
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Board Approves Plans for New Beach Hotel

November 16, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Plans for a new hotel on Revere Beach Boulevard have been approved by the Conservation Commission during its recent meeting. The eight story, 175-room hotel which includes an 80-seat restaurant is being pitched by JBX Developers of East Boston. Dan Burke of JBX said the u-shaped building will have 25...
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

September 15, 2017
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

Sonia Yamileth, from Veronica Robles Dance Company, performs an Afro-Peruvian Dance.
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Update on 205 Revere Beach Parkway

August 16, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Work is well underway at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, the site of the former Shaw’s Market, and its’s on track for the grand opening of a five-story, 132 key hotel and a six-story, 124 unit residential apartment building with parking for 298 vehicles in the spring of 2019. Mark Robinson,...
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RFD Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament

August 5, 2017
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RFD Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament

BJ Deveau of Team Arrigo looks to block a tap by Team Bay Tiki Ma during action in last Saturday’s Revere Firefighters Union beach volleyball tournament on Revere Beach. The tournament featured more than 15 teams this year and helps to raise money for the Union’s scholarship fund.
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Magical Revere Beach

July 28, 2017
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Magical Revere Beach

The centerpiece at the Sand Sculpting Festival celebrated the Constitution. The annual event drew hundreds of thousands of spectators to Revere Beach over the weekend.
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City Council Approves Special Permit for Revere Beach Hotel

July 28, 2017
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On Monday, July 24, the Revere City Council voted to approve a Special Permit for the construction of the forthcoming Revere Beach Hotel, a 9-story hotel featuring an 80-seat restaurant with oceanfront views and a ground-level café. The Hotel, on the site of the current Shipwreck Lounge at 49-54 Revere Beach Boulevard, will represent...
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Sand Sculpting Festival Hits Revere Beach

July 19, 2017
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Sand Sculpting Festival Hits Revere Beach

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Sand sculptors will amaze and delight the predicted hundreds of thousands of onlookers when the International Sand Sculpting Festival 2017 comes to Revere Beach July 21-23. The Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival has grown into one of the largest sand sculpting festivals in the country. Each year sculptors from...
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New Hotel Proposed for the Beach at Shipwreck

June 30, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A new $15 million hotel project is being pitched to the city council and while there is work to do the enthusiasm for the project is showing. JBX Developers of East Boston is seeking permission from the city council to build a 175 room hotel at 49-54 Revere Beach Boulevard...
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