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HBI is looking forward to an exciting 2016, but we're taking a moment to reflect on 2015 and a year of great accomplishment. Here's our list of HBI's top ten successes of 2015: Wine Gallery opened for business at the 1875 Hayden Building in Chinatown Mayor Walsh...

HBI is very grateful for new charitable donations to its projects at the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm in Mattapan and the Upham's Corner Comfort Station in Dorchester. The generosity of these Boston-based foundations has been a further boost to project planning this fall with a...

In this season of giving, we are grateful for your support and hope you will join us before the end of 2015 with a tax deductible contribution to Historic Boston (HBI). Thanks to you, 2015 was a banner year of achievement for us. In addition to...

Each year at Thanksgiving, staff at Historic Boston share their favorite Thanksgiving recipes. But this year we changed it up a little; we asked our new friend Phyllis Tobin of Newton to share one of her favorites. Mrs. Tobin grew up in Mattapan just down the...

Last Friday,Jamaica Plain's Historical Society's Michael Reiskind stopped by HBI to deliver an apple pie. This was no ordinary pie, but a "Roxbury Russet" apple pie. The Roxbury Russet Apple is the oldest named apple in America , dating back to the 1600s. While they...