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  1. Housing activists call for legislative fix for rising rentsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Planning

    A City Council hearing on residential displacement last week drew a wide collection of activists and residents who voiced their concerns about a rapidly changing city that they say threatens to push them out of neighborhoods they have long called home. "If we don't stop displacement now, soon Chinatown will only have a name," said Henry Yee , one of the co-chairs of the Chinatown Residents Association , via translator.


  2. Vying visions for Winthrop SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 |

    Last year, the City of Boston asked developers for ideas on how to redevelop the crumbling, closed Winthrop Square Garage in downtown Boston, and this week, eight companies delivered . While each developer proposed building a version of a tall mixed-use tower, their visions for the area - detailed below - vary widely, from a proposal to construct the city's tallest building to another that would include a new $25 million public school.


  3. For an Exotic Food Trip to China, Stay in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 |

    We certainly hadn't when we signed on for a Boston Chinatown Market Tour the other day. The only thing we had done in Chinatown up to then is head to China Pearl for dim sum or to the variety stores on Kneeland Street to buy chopsticks for that "Chinnese" dinner of chop suet or chow mien we're planning And, believe it or not, we thought that was pretty exotic.


  4. Wage protesters march through Back Bay, downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Universal Hub

    Protesters marching in support of a $15 minimum wage in Massachusetts are marching down Boylston Street and in the Chinatown area this rush hour. then we won't have to wait as long to see the inevitable: lots of businesses fail and jobs vanish .


  5. Jennifer Lawrence Chows Down on Dumplings in Boston After Filming a Wedding SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | WMDH-AM New Castle

    Jennifer Lawrence, who is currently in Boston shooting Joy, the story of Miracle Mop inventor Joy Mangano, was out on the town on Saturday evening for some authentic Chinese food. Lawrence, 24, and a few friends stopped by the Gourmet Dumpling House in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood.


  6. Jennifer Lawrence Avoids Attracting Too Much Attention in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | People

    Jennifer Lawrence , who is currently in Boston shooting Joy , the story of Miracle Mop inventor Joy Mangano, was out on the town on Saturday evening for some authentic Chinese food. Lawrence, 24, and a few friends stopped by the Gourmet Dumpling House in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood.


  7. Parkour Celebrities Jesse La Flair and Cory DeMeyers Take on Boston on...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | PRWeb

    Join Youtube parkour celebrity, Jesse La Flair, 2013 Red Bull Art of Motion Champion, Cory DeMeyers, and top freerunners, Jason Paul, Pasha "The Boss" and Anan Anwar as they travel from Austin, Texas to Los Angeles, California on a 15 city North American tour to inspire a new generation of extreme sport athletes. On Sunday April 12th, they will begin the day with a screening of their film at the AMC Loews Boston Common followed by a jam at the Chinatown School, joining the Hubbable Day 2 festivities.


  8. Dorchester Man Allegedly Exposes Himself, Assaults MBTA PassengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | CBS Local

    ... [...] BOSTON (CBS) - Police arrested a Dorchester man who is accused of an unprovoked attack on a woman at the Chinatown MBTA station just minutes after allegedly exposing himself to another woman. Transit police were called to the Chinatown station ...


  9. Boston Medical Center, Tufts move ahead on merger talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 |

    Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center are pushing ahead with merger negotiations as they work to complete a deal by the end of the year. Hospital executives have signed an initial agreement to discuss specific terms of the potential merger, which would combine Boston Medical Center and Tufts into an integrated health system, according to a statement BMC issued to potential bond buyers.


  10. Chinatown, immigrant haven, fights for its lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 |

    A few blocks from the famous Chinatown gate, past gleaming new high-rises and bustling shops, immigrants recently waged a battle to stay in a graffiti-scarred rowhouse. Paint corroded on the ceiling, the heat sputtered, and fissures criss-crossed the red-brick facade.


  11. Chinatown thriving despite gentrificationRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Sampan

    Chinatown has come a long way from the Combat Zone, with its seedy strip clubs and dangerous reputation. Gleaming luxury developments have inched closer from the Boston Common, ever closer to the neighborhood's public housing complexes and row houses.


  12. Boston sets snowfall record, with more snow expectedRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Sampan

    ... World Series', Stanley Cups, and snowfall records. We are truly a title city. There will be no parade." Chinatown was relatively unscathed by the heavy snowfall. DoubleTree Hotel general manager Tony Franzone said occupancy remained stable at the ...


  13. Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center rings in Lunar New YearRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Sampan

    Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center celebrated the Year of the Sheep on March 6 at Empire Garden. More than 600 guests attended the agency's 27th annual spring banquet.


  14. Bostonians Back Space Savers - As More Neighborhoods Seek To Ban ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... Dorchester or South Boston," he said. "I don't necessarily believe that what's good for the North End is good for Chinatown or good for South Boston or Charlestown or Eastie," he said. Fox calls the South End space saver ban a success. Based on ...


  15. How I Learned to Enjoy Guinness and Stop Spitting it at PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 |

    In a world where millions of people maintain a fascination with a beer that resembles crude oil, one man was brave enough to admit it tasted terrible. Until he realized it didn't.


  16. Why Do the Irish Have Virtually No Presence in Los Angeles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | LA Weekly

    Starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Los Angeles will be Irish for a day. The rest of the year, not so much.


  17. Sean Proctor/Globe Staff Downtown Boston group pushes broad space-saver banRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 |

    Neighborhood leaders around downtown Boston want to do away with parking space savers once and for all, following a severe winter marked by feuds and vandalism as shovelers reserved spots well beyond the city's traditional two-day grace period. Members of the Alliance of Downtown Civic Organizations, which represents nine communities, want to follow the lead of the South End, which this winter prohibited the use of cones, barrels, chairs, and other objects to reserve cleared spaces after snowstorms.


  18. Girlpool shared "Ideal World" from debut LP, playing BV and other SXSW showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    Quickly rising Philly-via-LA duo Girlpool gave their self-released debut EP a re-release on Wichita last year, and now they're set to put out their first full length on the label. It's called Before The World Was Big , and is due out on June 2. First single "Ideal World" is out now and you may recognize this one if you've seen them live.


  19. BCNC staff member selected to serve on Boston ONEin3 CouncilRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Sampan

    On February 23, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center staff member, Chu Huang was selected to serve on the 2015 city of Boston ONEin3 council. She will join a group of 25 young adults to help address the interests and needs of young adults through collaborating with city departments and officials.


  20. Global warming that brought crazy winters may be driving crazy summers: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Waiter Melvin Angel shovels snow outside the restaurant he works at in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Boston is about two inches from setting an all-time season snowfall mark, which current record is 107.6 inches from the Winter of 1995-1996.


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