Week in Review: Baring Nearly All for Charity in Holiday Tradition

A look back at Back Bay Patch's top stories from Dec. 8 to 15.

Check out our top stories of the week below (just click the link to see the full story):

PHOTOS: Speedo-Clad Santas Sprint Through the Back Bay: Hundreds bare almost all for charity in the 13th annual Santa Speedo Run.

Woman Arrested for Assault After Allegedly Attacking Waitstaff at Dartmouth Street Bar

How to Help Families Affected by Newtown School Shooting: People all over the world want to know how to help Sandy Hook residents following Friday's horrifying mass shooting. Post "I want to help" in this comment thread to get updates on what you can do.

Boston Looks To Ban Billboards from Back Bay: The Zoning Commission will consider the BRA's proposal at a meeting on Dec. 12.

Menino: Making Boston a Safer City for Bicycling: Boston Mayor Thomas Menino writes about bicycling safety in the city after yet another cycling accident took the life of a BU student last week.

Firm Hired to Design Downtown Crossing Streetscape Plan: The project will look at sidewalks, roadways, pedestrian zones, signage and retail vendors.

Governor to Participate in Menorah Lighting in Copley Square

Breaking and Entering Reported on Stanhope Street: Police are searching for a suspect who stole $390 from Zocalo Restaurant.

Ten Ways to De-Stress during the Holiday Season: Feeling stressed due to holiday madness? Check out the list below for ways to stay healthy and have fun!


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