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While Boston is seeing a decrease in commercial vacancies, city councillors worry progress is not moving quickly enough to energize potentially vital storefronts across the city. And, rhyming with other inequities across Boston, most disused, vacant, or... Read more
Advocates urged elected officials to commit to build at least 1,000 new units of affordable housing within the city of Boston over the next five years, with a ticket price of about $40 million annually, during a packed Tuesday evening event in Dorchester... Read more
The owners of the Savin Bar and Kitchen and the Flats on Savin are seeking to change the use of their ground floor commercial space to restaurant space, adding another eating establishment to an increasingly bustling Savin Hill junction. Ken Osherow,... Read more
The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) will launch new planning initiatives in Mattapan and Newmarket to identify the needs and opportunities for improvements and to support long-term equitable growth and sustainability. Mayor Martin J. Walsh... Read more
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The Boston Licensing Board has granted a food and liquor license to a proposed 240-seat restaurant that would serve barbecue, steaks and even some vegetarian dishes on Blue Hill Avenue where it meets Harvard Street and Talbot Avenue. Partners Boris... Read more
Editor's Note: A version of this story first appeared on WBUR 90.9FM, Boston's NPR News Station on Thurs., May 31, 2018. Walk into the Wahlburgers in Hingham and you’re greeted with a merchandise kiosk that says “Dorchester to Hingham.” On the wall there’... Read more
DotBlock demo imminent – Work on Dot Block is plugging along, developers say. This mixed-used project is set to transform a 4-acre block of Glover’s Corner with about 362 units, 450 parking spaces, and approximately 37,000 square feet of retail space.... Read more
Above, the Treadmark building—2.0— as seen on Dorchester Avenue on Monday afternoon. Maddie Kilgannon photo It has been 10 months since a long-duration fire destroyed the Treadmark building on Dorchester Avenue. Boston Fire officials later determined that... Read more
The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved the proposed $200 million redevelopment of the former Boston Globe headquarters at 135 Morrissey Blvd. into an “urban innovation campus” at its monthly board meeting Thursday. Nordblom Co. plans... Read more
A permitting loophole that allowed a developer to build on a former city-owned lot once considered “unbuildable” has prompted the city to take a fresh look at how it monitors and sells off similar parcels citywide. The lot in question— a 3,529 square foot... Read more

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