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GentriWatch: Mayor Walsh Considers Rewarding Boston’s Good Landlords

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. MAYOR MARTY WALSH WANTS to reward good behavior among Boston’s landlords. […]

City Life

Two People Shot at Maverick Station in East Boston

Update: Tuesday, 4:12 p.m. Police say the first victim was shot while disembarking a Blue Line train, while the second victim was standing on the […]

City Life

GentriWatch: It Was Nice Knowing You, Allston

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. DEVELOPERS ARE LICKING their chops, eyeing up the area surrounding Western […]

City Life

A Battle Over Bike Lanes in East Boston

On the same day Boston Mayor Marty Walsh reaffirmed the city’s commitment to designing city streets to accommodate bikes and cars, a Change.org petition to remove bike lanes […]


Downeast Cider House Expanding to the Boston Harbor Shipyard in Eastie

Downeast Cider House is expanding into East Boston, marking the Charlestown-based cidery’s fourth expansion in as many years. Downeast signed a five-year lease for 16,000-square-feet […]

City Life

Nantucket Lightship Shines Again in East Boston

  The Nantucket Lightship has been through hell. Now it’s in Eastie. Even when things were good, the bright red vessel named LV-112 was busy […]

Home & Property

Family Ties

Three generations craft quality outerwear in an East Boston factory.

Arts & Entertainment

Brookline and Newton Make Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live Ranking

Newton and Brookline are two of the “Best Places to Live in America” according to Money magazine. Surprised? We’re not. Money’s latest ranking of the “50 […]


A Chef’s Guide to Eating Well in Eastie

East Boston might be better known for its waterfront views and the sound of Boeings flying into Logan Airport, but it’s also has a diversity of […]

City Life

Firefighters Battle Six-Alarm Blaze In East Boston

Firefighters responded to a six-alarm blaze in East Boston on Wednesday morning that was sending plumes of smoke into the air that could be seen from across […]