Waldo Bros., which has sold building supplies since 1914 on Southampton Street, will be replaced by a car dealership specializing in used luxury cars according to plans filed with the BRA. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board could decide next week whether to grant a Roxbury-specific liquor license to the impending Residence Inn by Marriott South End Boston - and to new hotels downtown and in the actual South End. Read more.
The Boston Business Journal reports on the chain's plans for Barry's Corner, which Harvard is tinkering with.
A California company that makes instruments for minimally invasive surgical procedures is suing a Hyde Park competitor it claims has clamped onto its trade mark. Read more.
Charles Larner, who owns Pier 6 in the Charlestown Navy Yard, said today he'd hire a "launch boat" to offer free shuttle service between the that restaurant and the one he wants to build on the East Boston waterfront - and that he would look to eventually expand the boat runs to other waterfront neighborhoods. Read more.
JDC posted this video of the final main stage of demolition of the old Salem Harbor power plant, over Labor Day weekend.
The trustee for a bankrupt Cambridge biotech is suing a Russian company he claims is trying to get out of a $1.4-million debt for drugs it ordered and accepted but then mostly didn't pay for before the local company went out of business. Read more.
Craig Caplan notes the impending demise of H&M in Downtown Crossing. Can't be a coincidence it happened not all that long after Primark's arrival, no?
The Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that a state law and regulation intended to protect consumers from shoddy vehicle repairs applies to corporations as well. Read more.
The Crimson reports Uno has shut its doors because the rent is too damn high.
Developer Equity One goes before the Cambridge Historical Commission on Thursday for permission to gut the buildings that house Curious George and Urban Outfitters and add three new floors to create a mall called the Harvard Collection. Read more.
Some people wait in ridiculous lines for Apple products, or Black Friday specials at Best Buy. And some people, as Jed Hresko found around 6 p.m. in Downtown Crossing, are willing to wait overnight for Jordan 1 sneakers, which go on sale at 8 a.m. on Saturday.
A federal railroad law passed in 1938 means the two railroads don't have to comply with a state law - passed by voters in 2014 - that requires Massachusetts employers to set aside paid sick leave for their workers. Read more.
The Boston Business Journal reports Eversource has pulled out of a regional pipeline-expansion project because of a Supreme Judicial Court ruling that consumers can't be forced to assume the financial risks of such work through rate surcharges.
The state's highest court ruled last week that if utilities want to expand the state's natural-gas supply to reduce price volatility for our gas-fed power plants, they'll have to pay for them themselves.
Cambridge Day reports people were surprised the Evergood Market closed suddenly last month, but hardly shocked, since the place seemed to have been in a slow decline in recent months.
The Boston Business Journal reports.
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