Business/Labor/ Economic Development

Duncan Boarders Start Getting Help Finding New Homes; Buyer Confirms Deal

by Paul Bass & Allan Appel | Aug 7, 2017 4:56 pm | Comments (47)

Paul Bass Photos The housing authority’s relocation team Monday began meeting with 45 boarders at the Duncan Hotel as the 123-year-old landmark readies a transition to an upscale university-themed establishment.

Longtime boarders like Elaine Sands, meanwhile, began packing — and wondering if they can still find a downtown room for $200 a week or less.

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Green Gets WiFi’d

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 20, 2017 12:51 pm | Comments (8)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The next time you’re downtown on the Green and need to send a quick email, an Instagram snap from a concert or simply find out when the next bus is coming you can do it without a cell phone data plan—though you will need a smartphone, tablet or laptop.

That’s because the Green has been WiFi’d.

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