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“Harvey’s Walk” Hits Its Stride

by Jordi Gassó | Oct 16, 2014 8:50 am

Jordi Gassó Photo The Historic District Commission will issue a certificate of appropriateness for the installation of four planters along the edge of small Russo Park to honor a late Wooster Square civic leader — as long as they’re made out of red brick.

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87 Union Moves Closer To Final Approval

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 13, 2014 11:00 am | Comments (14)

Petra Development LLCWooster Square’s latest proposal for new apartments won its next-to-last needed government approval, after some criticism from a neighbor down the street.

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Cupcake Quest Sparks Grocery Journey

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 7, 2014 2:09 pm | Comments (7)

New to the Wooster Square neighborhood, I decided to make a batch of cupcakes to bribe my roommates into friendship. I started the hunt for the right grocery store—which proved more complicated than I thought.

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125 Years Later, St. Michael’s Seeks A Rebirth

by Jordi Gassó | Oct 1, 2014 10:49 am

Jordi Gassó Photo Sun filtered through stained-glass windows, bathing pews with white light as congregation members took their seats.

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“Harvey’s Walk” In Hands Of Historic Commission

by Jordi Gassó | Sep 24, 2014 8:05 am | Comments (2)

David Moser Photo Neighbors might soon be able to take a stroll down a walkway honoring the memory of a Wooster Square champion.

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Wooster Square’s Transformation Takes Another Step Forward

by Diana Li | Sep 18, 2014 8:30 am | Comments (6)

Petra Development LLC Diana Li Photo A month after a plan to build 200 new market-rate apartments won approval, a second plan to bring a second complex next door with another 285 apartments to the downtown edge of Wooster Square on the support of the City Plan Commission.

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“Rich In Buzzwords But Devoid Of Specifics”

by Staff | Aug 15, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (2)

Following are two letters about the impending move of New Light High School to the Wooster Square neighborhood. The first, written by Superintendent Garth Harries to neighborhood Alder Aaron Greenberg, responds to concerns raised by neighbors once they learned about the move. The second letter, by neighborhood activist Ruth Koizim, presses for more of a response.

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Wooster Square Braces For 2 New Schools

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 14, 2014 2:45 pm | Comments (6)

To the last-minute surprise of neighbors, Wooster Square will make room for two new schools this fall.

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Wooster Square Seeks Historic Continuity Amid Change

by Julia Zorthian | Jul 25, 2014 3:26 pm | Comments (1)

Julia Zorthian Photo At one table, neighbors said they could live with new six-story buildings. Too tall, said neighbors at another — four should be the limit.

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New Farnam Courts May Push Out Men’s Shelter

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 17, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (37)

Thomas MacMillan Photo The housing authority’s latest plans to revamp a Grand Avenue public-housing complex call for two new mid-rise apartment buildings with a corner store, 13 townhouses—and, down the line, buying and tearing down the homeless shelter next door.

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