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HBI welcomes Washington D.C.-based frozen yogurt franchise, FroZenYo, to its first Boston location, at HBI’s Old Corner Bookstore at 277 Washington Street, downtown.  Opening day on August 16th featured a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Thomas Menino and Attorney General Martha Coakley, and free yogurt...

Anyone who has stepped inside the Alvah Kittredge House over the past 30 years will likely recall the colorful mural hanging directly across from the front door.  Entitled “Building a Model Black Community,”the mural has graced the front hall of the house since it was...

City Seizes Control of Historic Mattapan Farm By Nikita LalwaniGlobe CorrespondentThe Boston GlobeAugust 11, 2013Fowler-Clark farm, possibly the oldest remaining farmhouse in the city, was once one of many dotting a fertile Boston countryside, a rich ecosystem of arable land, orchards, and livestock. The area was,...

Restoration of Kittredge House in Roxbury Recieves Financial BoostBy Patrick D. RossoTown Correspondent Boston.comThose behind the restoration of the historical Kittredge House in Roxbury received a financial boost this week to support the redevelopment of the early-19th century structure.The Lynch Foundation, based in Massachusetts, awarded Historic Boston, the...

We were saddened to learn this week of the passing of long-time HBI board member William Osgood on July 25th at his home in Vermont.   Bill was the last surviving member of HBI’s founders, among those who worked together in 1960 to save the Old...

Historic Boston is very pleased and honored to announce that it has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Lynch Foundation to support preservation of the 1836 Alvah Kittredge House, one of three preservation projects of HBI’s Trilogy Fund capital campaign.  The Lynch Foundation’s support...