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Doyle’s impending closing a sign of changing Jamaica Plain
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Doyle’s impending closing a sign of changing Jamaica Plain

News that the owners of Doyle's were seeking to sell its liquor license to restaurateur Steve DiFillippo last week prompted an outpouring of anger...

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Boston Fed chief warns of risks from latest rate cuts
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Boston Fed chief warns of risks from latest rate cuts

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates this week largely to cushion the economy against the fallout from the US trade fight with China. Eric...

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$1.1b Hub on Causeway project is remaking a neighborhood
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$1.1b Hub on Causeway project is remaking a neighborhood

For decades, Bulfinch Triangle has been a place Bostonians pass through on their way to somewhere else. The weekday tides of workers flowing in and...

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Long-stalled Cambridge courthouse project clears a crucial hurdle
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Long-stalled Cambridge courthouse project clears a crucial hurdle

The years-long saga of the Cambridge courthouse tower appears to have finally reached a resolution, one that will lead to the redevelopment of the...

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The massive new Star Market near TD Garden has an opening date: This Friday
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The massive new Star Market near TD Garden has an opening date: This Friday

At long last, the city's West End will soon have its own grocery store. A new Star Market will open Friday in the new Hub on Causeway complex at TD...

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Demand for office space trumps housing in the Seaport
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Demand for office space trumps housing in the Seaport

There's a piece of land on Summer Street in the Seaport District that was supposed to be the site of an apartment building, bringing hundreds of...

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Boston tallies up nonprofits’ cash payments, but some critics say they still fall short
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Boston tallies up nonprofits’ cash payments, but some critics say they still fall short

Boston's universities, hospitals, and other tax-exempt organizations paid $34 million into the city's coffers during the past fiscal year. Sounds...

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After nearly a century in business, Fresh Pond Market will close this weekend
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After nearly a century in business, Fresh Pond Market will close this weekend

CAMBRIDGE - On Monday afternoon, Marc Najarian stood by the door of his store, acting like a pallbearer at his own funeral. "Hi. Ya heard?" he...

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Developer aims to build 300-room boutique hotel in the Back Bay
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Developer aims to build 300-room boutique hotel in the Back Bay

A new hotel could be coming to the Back Bay. The developer HN Gorin on Wednesday filed initial plans with the Boston Planning & Development Agency...

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Developer’s plan for Riverside Station site is scaled back, but the opposition isn’t likely to end
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Developer’s plan for Riverside Station site is scaled back, but the opposition isn’t likely to end

Good luck finding a more ideal spot for a big housing project, right on a T line, than the sea of parking spaces at Riverside Station in Newton. At...

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Judge dismisses real estate tycoon’s lawsuit against his son
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Judge dismisses real estate tycoon’s lawsuit against his son

Joel S. Marcus, the real estate tycoon credited with helping to turn Cambridge into one of the world's biggest biotech hubs, has lost a key battle...

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Can the new Suffolk Downs avoid the mistakes of the Seaport District?
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Can the new Suffolk Downs avoid the mistakes of the Seaport District?

As Tom O'Brien walks along Fan Pier on Boston Harbor, I ask him to do something that makes him uncomfortable: Talk about the time he ran the Boston...

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Lord & Taylor sold for $100M to rental clothing company
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Lord & Taylor sold for $100M to rental clothing company

NEW YORK (AP) - Lord & Taylor, one of the nation's oldest department stores, is being sold for $100 million to a rental clothing company. Le Tote...

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Airbnb settles suit with Boston over short-term rental limits
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Airbnb settles suit with Boston over short-term rental limits

Airbnb has agreed to settle its lawsuit with Boston over a new short-term rental law, a deal that will pave the way for strict new limits aimed at...

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Forever 21 prepares for potential bankruptcy filing
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Forever 21 prepares for potential bankruptcy filing

Forever 21 Inc. is preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing as the fashion retailer's cash dwindles and turnaround options fade, according to...

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Retailers’ results show sharp divide between losers, winners
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Retailers’ results show sharp divide between losers, winners

The divide between retail winners and losers is widening. That became even more evident Wednesday with the latest batch of earnings reports: Big...

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Stocks climb after big US retailers post solid earnings
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Stocks climb after big US retailers post solid earnings

Strong earnings reports from several big retailers helped drive stocks broadly higher Wednesday as the market bounced back from its first loss in...

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Harvard renews its affordable housing program with $20m
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Harvard renews its affordable housing program with $20m

Harvard University is re-upping a program that helps to finance affordable housing in the region. The school will put another $20 million toward a...

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Recent home sales south of Boston (August 21)
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Recent home sales south of Boston (August 21)

225 Lincoln St. #A6 Condo Condo/Apt, built in 1981, 1,537 square feet, 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, on 3,049-square-foot lot. $385,000 42 Bay...

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Suffolk University aims to turn boutique downtown hotel into a dorm
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Suffolk University aims to turn boutique downtown hotel into a dorm

In a sign of how far Boston schools will go to add student housing these days, Suffolk University appears poised to buy a well-known downtown hotel...

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For the first time in four decades, new buildings could rise over the Mass. Pike
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For the first time in four decades, new buildings could rise over the Mass. Pike

A windblown, traffic-choked corner of the Back Bay could soon get a major makeover. But it's going to take something that hasn't happened here in...

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Pine Street Inn’s Lyndia Downie on the organization’s pivot from shelter to housing
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Pine Street Inn’s Lyndia Downie on the organization’s pivot from shelter to housing

This year, the Pine Street Inn celebrates five decades of serving Boston's homeless population. Its president since 2000, Lyndia Downie, has...

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Plan for 24-story tower riles Chinatown, Leather District
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Plan for 24-story tower riles Chinatown, Leather District

One of Boston's biggest landlords wants to build an office tower on the edge of Chinatown and the Leather District. The neighbors are decidedly not...

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WeWork rose fast on short-term leases. But can it stick around long-term?
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WeWork rose fast on short-term leases. But can it stick around long-term?

These are boom times for WeWork. At this pace, WeWork should soon surpass Fidelity as the largest user of office space in Boston, a swift ascent...

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Cumberland Farms files ballot question to lift cap on liquor licenses
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Cumberland Farms files ballot question to lift cap on liquor licenses

Remember the Booze Ballot Battle of 2006? Well, we might soon see a new war break out over the right to sell alcohol in Massachusetts. Cumberland...

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Old Wonderland greyhound track spurs new bets: on real estate
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Old Wonderland greyhound track spurs new bets: on real estate

Developers are lining up to place their bets at the old Wonderland dog track. Yes, the greyhounds stopped racing there a decade ago. This is a new...

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A look inside Glossier’s Boston pop-up shop in the Seaport
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A look inside Glossier’s Boston pop-up shop in the Seaport

Cult favorite makeup brand Glossier opened a pop-up shop in Boston's Seaport on Wednesday, Aug. 7, and plans to keep it open through Oct. 4. The...

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Three hospitals team up on $3m plan to help low-income families pay the rent
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Three hospitals team up on $3m plan to help low-income families pay the rent

Three big Boston teaching hospitals are launching an initiative to help families facing eviction, collectively acknowledging the strong connection...

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Barneys New York files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
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Barneys New York files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK (AP) - Barneys New York is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest retailer to buckle as shoppers move online and real...

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Boston-area housing gains lag job growth, report says
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Boston-area housing gains lag job growth, report says

By historical standards, Greater Boston has added a lot of housing in the last few years. But it is adding even more jobs. And that's a key reason...

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