by Liana Teixeira | May 30, 2014 11:47 am | Comments (14)
The Harp administration’s efforts to get a long-troubled West River property known as “The Cage” into the hands of a rebuilder ran into a snag, amid questions from city lawmakers.
by Diana Li | May 22, 2014 1:28 pm | Comments (15)
Adam Marchand wished he could have said yes to a bigger garage.
by Allan Appel | May 20, 2014 12:49 pm
“You sold shoes on Legion Avenue. Three dollars a pair,” Paul Weiss told 100-year-old Herb Croog.
“Your grandfather circumcised me,” Croog reminded 90-year-old Samuel Faiman.
by Diana Li | May 14, 2014 3:13 pm
For once at a public meeting, developers of the first megablock of a new “Route 34 West” didn’t hear complaints about planning too much parking. Instead, they had to convince zoners that they aren’t trying to put in too little.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 24, 2014 3:30 pm | Comments (10)
After lying fallow for decades, a megablock razed in the name of urban renewal will rise again — despite the opposition of one lawmaker and the reservations of another.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 17, 2014 8:09 am | Comments (21)
Faced with grassroots opposition to parking cars on a Route 34 lot as part of a remaking of a neighborhood leveled by urban renewal, city planners compromised: Make it four years, with an optional fifth year.
by Staff | Apr 14, 2014 3:57 pm
West River neighbors plan to show up at City Hall Wednesday night to weigh in on a plan to move parking temporarily to a new block of the Route 34/Legion Avenue/MLK Drive median to make way for the larger “Route 34 West” project.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 8, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (2)
By a unanimous vote Monday, city lawmakers rezoned 16.2 acres of vacant land along Route 34, paving the way for a proposed $11 million new home for the not-for-profit organization Continuum of Care.
by Paul Bass | Apr 3, 2014 8:34 am | Comments (23)
Last week, Dolores Colon wasn’t ready to vote. She worried about more pollution coming to an asthma-choked neighborhood. Six nights later, she had waded through reports—and voted for a plan to start rebuilding a bulldozed former neighborhood, a plan that she concluded won’t further dirty the air.
by Paul Bass | Mar 31, 2014 4:00 pm | Comments (21)
Look how slowly these cars are driving, the architect said. Michelle Perez looked, and wondered: Where are the bikes?