Downtown

Chapel West 2.0

by Joel Schiavone | Nov 10, 2015 12:02 pm | Comments (6)

Markeshia Ricks Photo A municipal taxing district created in 1986, Chapel West runs along Chapel Street from York Street to Sherman Avenue, Howe Street from George to Elm Streets, Dwight Street from Chapel Street to George Street, Park Street from Elm to Crown,York Street from Elm to Crown,Crown Street from Park to Howe, and Orchard Street from Chapel Street to George Street.

Chapel West has done a remarkable job. Basically replacing the city as much as possible and providing services to us property owners. May I suggest the next step?

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“No Pop” Rises From Daggett Street’s Ashes

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 19, 2015 11:30 am | Comments (4)

Laura Marsh remembers the exact moment she and her husband, Phil Lique, knew it was time to leave Daggett Street Square studios. While in Maine with her mother in mid-March, she got a call from Lique, who said that a neighbor alerted him that their studio and living quarters had been broken into by the manager, the landlord, and Livable City Initiative (LCI), whose inspectors had been alerted to dangerous living conditions violating the city housing code. The two hired movers, drew out a plan to leave half of their supplies and work there, and snapped “into emergency mode.” They were out in four days.

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On Broadway

by Thomas Breen | Oct 9, 2015 11:58 am | Comments (8)

There’s a picture of Robert Moses tucked behind Book Trader Café on Chapel Street. His arms are crossed and he’s smiling, though there’s something a little uneasy about his pose: his tie is slightly off-center, his face half-hidden in shadow. He looks eager to get back to work.

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