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Eleven years after Kelo, Somerville eyes 279 eminent domain takings

...takings by eminent domain.” April 5: This article has been updated to clarify the contents of the lawsuit. Contact Evan Lips at [email protected] or on Twitter at @evanmlips. NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/31/eleven-years-after-kelo-somerville-seeks-to-take-279-houses-by-eminent-domain/

Residents, developers, BRA work to both preserve and grow Southie

...is such a hotbed for others who want to come in here.” Lori Brannigan Kelly is a freelance writer in South Boston. She can be reached at [email protected] NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/31/residents-developers-bra-work-to-both-preserve-and-grow-southie/

Boston adjusting traffic light timing to fight congestion

...personally, deal with the traffic during his commute? He takes the commuter rail to work. “I just don’t see the point in adding to the congestion,” he said. NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/30/boston-adjusting-traffic-light-timing-to-fight-congestion/

Batchelor’s urban projects embrace both past and future

...be included.” Looking back on history, and towards the future, it may be that a verdant appreciation of Boston’s urban health herald’s the next chapter of our Commonwealth. NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/30/batchelors-urban-projects-embrace-both-past-and-future/

Conservatory spearheads musical outreach

...seeing the amazing face of a new musician, one with both the skills and eagerness to connect artistry and community.” (Courtesy of NEC) Contact Mary McCleary at [email protected] NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/30/nec-programs-foster-urban-cultural-renewal/

Boston’s costs challenge artists trying to thrive

...they have a place to live and work that they can afford, ideally creating a hub for a community of artists to both support and inspire each other. NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/30/bostons-costs-challenge-artists-trying-to-thrive/

Two cities tell tales of struggle amid manufacturing losses

...As an example, Forman points to New York state, which recently began a $1.5 billion economic revitalization program, known as the Buffalo Billion, in the western upstate region. NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/30/two-cities-tell-tales-of-struggle-amid-manufacturing-losses/

Visions of happiness: Evaluating and valuing urban architecture

...to be determined. Lizzie Short Lizzie Short is a Classics and history scholar, theater lover and writer from the Boston area. Read her past columns and articles here. NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/29/visions-of-happiness-evaluating-and-valuing-urban-architecture/

MIT Senseable City Lab envisions future cities

...now you interact with a city in a dramatically different way than you used to interact with a city 15 years ago, and it’s primarily because of technologies.” NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/29/mit-senseable-city-lab-envisions-future-cities/

NBC’s ‘Carmichael Show’ tackles gentrification

...until people are forced out. Joe: Now, I know you’re trying to say something negative, but everything you saying so far sounds good to me. Watch the clip: NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/28/nbcs-carmichael-show-tackles-gentrification/

Will Boston resist New York’s progressive lurch?

...the refrain or rattletrap. James P. Freeman James P. Freeman is a New England-based writer and former columnist with The Cape Cod Times. Read his past columns here. NBPUrban......

http://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/28/will-boston-resist-new-yorks-progressive-lurch/