The development company that has agreed to buy the former Boston Globe complex on Morrissey Boulevard is proposing to renovate and re-use the existing newspaper facility as a hub for high-tech jobs, including robotics.
Todd Fremont-Smith,... Read more
An Italian-style cafe and bakery will replace the recently shuttered Dot2Dot Cafe on Dorchester Avenue. Nino Barbalace told civic members in the St. Mark’s Area on Tuesday night that he has agreed to lease the space.
Barbalace, who moved the the... Read more
Only five days remain until the Sept. 26 preliminary election for Boston’s municipal offices. Voters citywide will be asked to choose one of four men on the mayoral ballot, which includes incumbent Martin J. Walsh. The top two finishers will advance to... Read more
The Boston Globe has decamped from Morrissey Boulevard, but its old Dorchester site is still busy with cars and traffic. UMass Boston has leased the newspaper’s lot for the academic year to handle overflow parking for students and faculty.
The... Read more
The corner of Dorchester Avenue and East Cottage Street would be transformed in a new mixed-use building on what is now the Tom English bar and Dorchester Market site, developers told the Columbia Savin Hill Civic Association’s planning committee on... Read more
The fall civic association schedule will be kicking off again next month and a flurry of proposed building projects tops the agendas. The Reporter checked in with planning chairs and heads of groups around Dorchester and Mattapan to ask what... Read more
First step towards rebuilding ‘Treadmark 2.0’
The owners of the Treadmark building, which was largely destroyed in a six-alarm fire in late June, have won city approval to demolish the top stories of the Dorchester Avenue... Read more
A new pop-up coffee shop aims to inject high-quality coffee and a chill spot into the heart of Codman Square. Ripple Coffee opened its doors two weeks ago in an existing Jamaican eatery at 36 Norfolk St. It is run by a collective of four entrepreneurs... Read more
At a groundbreaking ceremony at Mattapan’s Olmsted Green development site on Tuesday, Gov. Charlie Baker announced $72 million in state funding for 25 housing projects across the Bay State, eight of them in Boston. In addition to Olmsted Green, another... Read more