A developer has proposed replacing an abandoned parking lot and scrubland on the southbound side of VFW Parkway with a two-building, 258-unit apartment complex. Read more.
Meagan Durigan reports Eversource is estimating restoration by 11 p.m.
A Brighton resident who says he got an unsolicited robo-call from a Lexington solar-energy company has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against it. Read more.
A West Roxbury dentist charges that Yelp not only refused to remove what he said was a malicious post about his pracitice, it changed the post's status from "unreliable" to "reliable" when he refused to buy ads on the site. Read more.
A group that includes apartment developers Fred Starikov and Steve Whalen of City Realty yesterday bought the buildings housing Mary Ann's on Beacon Street in Cleveland Circle, the Tam on Tremont Street in the Theater District and the Beacon Hill Pub on Charles Street. Read more.
The City Council agreed today to consider a proposal by councilors Michelle Wu, Kim Janey and Lydia Edwards that would require retail and restaurant chains to get zoning-board approval before opening any new outlets in the city's "local business" districts. Read more.
The Revere Journal reports on the latest proposal for the city: A 12-story, 156-room hotel on Revere Beach Boulevard.
Matt Wunderlich takes in a Newbury Street open just to pedestrians today, wonders: Read more.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a community meeting last night on the proposed Cross Street building that would include a Starbucks (and posts video of the entire meeting, should you enjoy nearly three hours of tenseness and anger).
This Sunday, July 1, Open Space Community Acupuncture offers treatments by donation with 100% of proceeds benefiting The Florence Project, a non-profit organization providing free legal and social services to detained adults and unaccompanied children facing immigration removal proceedings in Arizona and Texas.
Suggested donation is along the clinic’s regular sliding scale, $20-40 per treatment, but every dollar received goes directly to The Florence Project.
Kieran Murphy, the head of GE's health-care services unit, sent the memo to employees at 5:55 a.m.: GE will be spinning off GE Healthcare as its own company and will sell its stake in an oil-services concern. The new $20-billion health-care company, which makes a variety of diagnostic and drug-delivery products for hospitals around the world, will morph into an independent concern over 12 to 18 months.
MassLive.com reports on today's lockout.
A state limit on how many times a company can call somebody to demand payment of a debt includes robo-calls made by automated dialers, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.
McSpelling @ American Legion Hwy McDonald's
Greg Cook explains why artists and musicians were protesting at an annual Harvard music festival today - the Harvard Square business association that organizes it is headed by the property owner who kicked them out of the EMF building in Central Square.
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