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BPDA turns attention to long-neglected Parcel 3
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BPDA turns attention to long-neglected Parcel 3
The long-vacant parcel known as P3 that lies across the street from the Boston Police Department Headquarters in Roxbury will soon be up for another round of development proposals.
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Year 2020 marked by pandemic and protests
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Local News
Year 2020 marked by pandemic and protests
While the COVID-19 pandemic came to define 2020, the Minneapolis police murder of George Floyd and the racial reckoning that came in its wake dominated headlines for much of the year as well, leading policy makers, business leaders and the news media to grapple with racial inequality in its manifold forms for much of the year.
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New leader for Roxbury Cultural District board of trustees
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Arts & Culture
New leader for Roxbury Cultural District board of trustees
Multimedia artist, filmmaker and designer Daniel Callahan has been appointed president of the Roxbury Cultural District board of trustees. A native of the Boston area and Roxbury, Callahan worked around the U.S. before finding his way back home. He hopes to bring the same artistic support and inspiration that he’s received here to other artists and art organizations in Roxbury.
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Developers bet on Nubian Square revival
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Local News
Developers bet on Nubian Square revival
A team of developers is seeking to build a multi-use development on the Blair Lot that they hope will bolster the arts community in Nubian Square.
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Black developers sue Northeastern
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Local News
Black developers sue Northeastern
Northeastern University is planning to build a dormitory on Parcel 18-1A, but a consortium of Black business owners say they own the rights to develop the parcel and are crying foul over what they say is the university’s attempt to push them out of the parcel.
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Shop Black for the holidays
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Business
Shop Black for the holidays
Small businesses have been hit especially hard in the pandemic and need support more than ever. These are just a few of the many Greater Boston based, Black owned businesses to support during the holiday shopping season.
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Roxbury has been home to many ethnic groups
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Editorial
Roxbury has been home to many ethnic groups
Thanksgiving is a special holiday when families gather to celebrate their good fortune. This practice acknowledges the safe arrival of the Pilgrims in Plymouth in 1620. But this year will be different. The Covid-19 pandemic prevents groups of people, even relatives, from assembling too closely.
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One proposal remains for Blair Lot
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Local News
One proposal remains for Blair Lot
With one developer out of the running for the redevelopment of the Blair Lot in Nubian Square, the Boston Planning and Development Agency is now considering just one proposal.
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Let the light in!
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Local News
Let the light in!
The curtain of concrete has been lifted from the former Dudley Branch library. The soaring windows that replace opaque walls now bring in an abundance of natural light.
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Editorial
Remembering those who have left
Recently departed former Roxbury residents made their mark on the Boston community.
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Fun and fresh air in Nubian Square
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Business
Fun and fresh air in Nubian Square
If you have noticed an abundance of flowers and a resurgence of outdoor events in Roxbury’s Nubian Square, you are likely witnessing the efforts of Roxbury Main Streets to bring patrons back into local businesses in the area.
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Proposals for Nubian Square development will add housing, retail to the commercial district
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Local News
Proposals for Nubian Square development will add housing, retail to the commercial district
Two proposals for the Blair lot and three proposals for Parcel 8 include space for artists, affordable housing and outdoor space. Each would have a considerable effect on the culture and activities in Nubian Square.
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