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Flower Exchange Purchased by the Abbey Group of Boston

May 27, 2016
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Several sources confirmed this week that the Abbey Group intends to purchase the large, key parcel of land on Albany Street known as the Flower Exchange and will move to develop it with biotech companies in the fashion of Cambridge’s Kendall Square and, perhaps, residential units – a fact that is expected to be...
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First Look at Gateway Project

May 20, 2016
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First Look at Gateway Project

By Dan Murphy The public got a look at preliminary design plans for the $1 billion Back Bay/South End Gateway project during a meeting sponsored by the Boston Redevelopment Authority the Boston at the Common Hotel and Conference Center on Wednesday, May 11. Boston Properties Inc. intends to transform the MBTA Back Bay station...
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South End Forum Unveils Parking Recommendations

May 20, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The South End Forum’s Parking Task Force unveiled a slate of recommendations for the greater South End neighborhood regarding parking changes – including year-round street sweeping and eliminating the use of snow space savers in the neighborhood. The plan was presented at the May 10 Forum and then circulated electronically throughout...
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Leggat McCall to Revise Albany Block Project

May 20, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The principals for the Albany Block project told members of the Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood Association on Tuesday night that they would be re-presenting their controversial project to the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) in the coming weeks in a new configuration that contains fewer units and shorter buildings. “We presented this and...
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The Children Who Would Take Over the Playpen

May 20, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone At the risk of suffering the effects of a negative Tweet, or perhaps being parodied on a poster board sign, Mr. Boston is going to take on the Boston “students” this week that seem to be in a constant state of unrest. I watched on Tuesday as a mundane coffee...
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‘El Tiante’ for South End Baseball

May 13, 2016
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‘El Tiante’ for South End Baseball

Former Red Sox pitching great, Luis Tiant takes to the mound in the opening day ceremony for South End Baseball at Peters Park on Saturday.
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Highway Advocacy Defined Activism for Kruckemeyer

May 13, 2016
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Highway Advocacy Defined Activism for Kruckemeyer

By Seth Daniel When Ken Kruckemeyer waits on his bicycle at Columbus Avenue traffic lights, he is no longer alone. The long-time South End resident/activist and former project manager for the Southwest Corridor Park now sees dozens of bikers accompanying him and it’s a dream realized – much in the same way the neighborhood...
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Not So Fast:Community,Council Put a Stop on Flower Exchange Project

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) on Tuesday suddenly removed a planned vote from its meeting scheduled for today, May 12, regarding the voluminous Boston Flower Exchange property. And the situation has many in the South End furious. “That Flower Exchange property is a very significant piece of land and will have...
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Council Calls on BRA for Urban Renewal Meeting

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Boston City Council is wasting no time in bringing the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) back onto the carpet to have an earlier than expected review of Urban Renewal activities and the promised two-year action plan – issuing a letter last week calling for a September meeting. The letter was discussed...
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Plan Revealed for South End Library

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Friends of the South End Library revealed an ambitious five-phase plan to update the South End Library starting with a $100,000 spruce-up this year. Marleen Neinhuis of the Friends told the South End Forum on Tuesday night that they hope to raise $25,000 and use Boston Public Library (BPL) money...
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