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Proposal details for Dudley Square parcels
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Proposal details for Dudley Square parcels
The 13 proposals for the development of vacant, city-owned land include housing, commercial space, office space and parking.
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Developers advance new vision for Dudley Square
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Developers advance new vision for Dudley Square
A slew of developers has submitted plans for as many as 360 new housing units, new office space, retail storefronts and off-street parking garages in response to requests for proposals the city released recently for four parcels of vacant land in Dudley Square.
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An editor’s reflections
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An editor’s reflections
The book “Boston’s Banner Years” chronicles the achievements of blacks in the city, providing a counter narrative to common misperceptions about the community.
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Concerns, ideas aired at gentrification hearing
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Concerns, ideas aired at gentrification hearing
At a Boston City Council hearing on gentrification and displacement in Roxbury last week, city officials listened and responded to residents’ demands for solutions on keeping housing affordable and accessible.
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Highland Park development plans approved
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Highland Park development plans approved
City officials have announced the three developers who will build 38 mixed-income, energy-efficient housing units on 25 parcels of public land in Highland Park.
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Linwood Fashion Group brings style to Roxbury streets
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Arts & Culture
Linwood Fashion Group brings style to Roxbury streets
Linwood Fashion Group, a coalition of Boston fashion designers, transformed a residential street in Roxbury into an urban runway show called “Fashion on the Hill” on Saturday, Oct. 6, presenting original designs.
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Roxbury Latin teaches students responsibility, determination
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Lifestyle
Roxbury Latin teaches students responsibility, determination
“I’m not the type of kid to give up on something,” responds Nate Lopes, a senior at Roxbury Latin. When asked to consider what personal trait he is proud to have developed over time at the school, he quickly focuses on determination. “Whether in sports or in class — whatever the hard challenge is that I am facing — I’m just not going to give up on it. I will keep working and, at the very least, will try my hardest because otherwise there is nothing to gain.”
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In the news: Alan Gentle
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In the news: Alan Gentle
Alan Gentle, manager of the Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment, has been tapped to receive a Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Award from the Boston Municipal Research Bureau.
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Banner book launch at Boston University
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Banner book launch at Boston University
Boston University’s Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center hosted a reception for Bay State Banner Publisher Melvin Miller marking the publication of his book, “Boston’s Banner Years: 1965-2015; A Saga of Black Success.”
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There’s no place for racial animus in Roxbury
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Editorial
There’s no place for racial animus in Roxbury
Most people attribute success to their unfailing acumen, but they believe that failure results from invidious causes. Primarily the hostile acts of others did them in. That is how racial attitudes may arise. This process is now at work in Roxbury as some residents blame whites for the declining availability of moderate priced rental housing. Ironically, this turn of events occurs in the year of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.
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City committee to discuss displacement and gentrification in Rox.
District 7 Councilor Kim Janey has ordered a hearing on gentrification and displacement in Roxbury.
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Proposed 41-unit building draws fire from Rox. residents
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Proposed 41-unit building draws fire from Rox. residents
A proposed 41-unit apartment building at the corner of Warren and Alpine streets has drawn pointed opposition from members of the surrounding Tommy’s Rock and Moreland Street neighborhoods.
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