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But not the same location it left in 2020, Boston Restaurant Talk reports.
The Boston Sun reports on the Bay Village installation of a test electric lamp, designed to look like ye olde gas lamps, but with a new reduction of carbon emissions and a much longer lifespan.
The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans by a pair of entrepreneurs to turn a part of the Park Plaza Castle into a place for giant displays of art - just in time for their first show, featuring the work of Frida Kahlo, next month. Read more.
Greta the roving UHub photographer was among the people in Copley Square at the Donna Summer disco party tonight.
The rental supply glut in Downtown Boston has received quite a bit of attention in the past 12 months. The pandemic caused a shift in demand for housing in Boston, and many Downtown neighborhoods went from being the hardest areas to find an apartment to the easiest seemingly overnight.
A Lynnfield developer has filed plans with the BPDA to turn the former Our Lady of Victories Church on Isabella Street in Bay Village into 26 condos, with four of them duplexes and one a triplex. Read more.
WBUR reports workers today removed that Park Square statue that, however, well intentioned it may have been when first cast, is still a statue of a half-naked Black man on his knees in front of a white man. It'll be put in a warehouse somewhere as the city figures out what to do with it - and what to replace it with.
Boston Public Arts Director Karin Goodfellow reports the city hopes to remove that "Emancipation" statue in Park Square and stick it in storage somewhere really soon.
The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.
The Boston Licensing Board voted today to let Salt Bae's steak joint on Arlington Street re-open immediately, on condition his staff break up any lines outside and bar admittance to people without masks. Read more.
Salt Bae is leaving Boston soon and that should end the crowds of celebrity hounds who'd turned Arlington Street in Park Square into a potential superspreader spot in the eight days his steak place was open before the city shut it down, Salt Bae's local lawyer and two of his sub-Baes told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
Salt Bae learns quickly that Boston takes its Covid-19, fire and food-preparation regulations seriously
Boston licensing officials ordered the Nusr-et steak place in Park Square shut less than a week after it opened, for violations of city and state Covid-19 and fire regulations. Read more.
Greg Cook has the details of the vote to remove the statue that shows Lincoln standing over a half-naked now former slave.
Walsh should make sure headless Christopher Columbus has some room next to him in the warehouse for the embarrassing Emancipation statue
As long as white people are getting woke, they need to do something about that cringe-worthy statue sort of hidden away in Park Square that shows a benevolent Lincoln waving away slavery on top of a half-naked black man on his knees - like get Mayor Walsh to stick the thing in a warehouse somewhere, Tory Bullock exclaims: Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Fleming's Steakhouse in Park Square has closed permanently.
A guy who tried to get into M.J. O'Connor's, 27 Columbus Ave., with a lit blunt one night last fall responded to a doorman's request to put it out by extinguishing it - and then punching a bar worker in the face, knocking him unconscious and sparking a brawl between bar workers and his pals that police had to break up, a BPD sergeant and a bar attorney said today. Read more.
The Beacon Hill Times looks at a Boston Transportation Department proposal to continue the Southwest Corridor walking and bike paths that now end at Dartmouth Street to the West End via routes that could include streets and parks in the South End, Bay Village, downtown, and Chinatown. Read more.
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