May this letter be received by the People of Boston as a call to action to claim ownership of the development process in their neighborhoods with the formation of independent resident boards,elected by the people of the neighborhood, that closely... Read more
You don’t have the BRA to kick around any more.
Starting today, if you are so inclined, you’ll have to get used to a longer, slightly wonkier acronym as your city government nemesis: the BPDA, which stands for... Read more
The majority of those who spoke on a proposed 18-unit condominium on River Street in Mattapan objected to the project’s density and neighborhood fit at a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA)-hosted meeting Thursday night.
George Tsolirides, the... Read more
The opening of a small taqueria on Dot Ave., proposed by the owners of the Lower Mills Tavern, received a hearty blessing from the Lower Mills Civic Association at its monthly meeting on Tuesday night, teeing up the restaurateurs to make their pitch to... Read more
A meeting advertised by the city as an occasion for abutters to talk about the application for a beer and wine license for the Kriola Bar and Restaurant at 33 Hancock St. erupted into a contentious back-and-forth discussion involving more than... Read more
Supreme Liquors, a family-run business that has been serving Dorchester since 1934, is in its fourth month of offering a new and improved look – and earning booming sales – at its Gallivan Boulevard store in the wake of an ambitious renovation project... Read more
City Councilor Frank Baker has nothing against the proposed Wahlburgers proposed for the new South Bay Town Center, but he formally opposed... Read more
With a number of large projects in the pipeline around Mount Vernon Street and Morrissey Boulevard, the city’s inconsistent application of the Columbia Point Master Plan was once more a source of neighborhood frustration as a Boston Redevelopment... Read more
Boston is well on its way to exceeding Mayor Martin Walsh’s stated goal for the creation of new housing units set back in 2014, according to the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development (DND), which released figures this week showing that the city... Read more
An attempt to rezone two parcels of Cedar Grove Cemetery land abutting Granite Avenue was put on hold on at a zoning hearing Wednesday after neighbors and Zoning Commission members aired concerns about the future use of the land.
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