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Tenants organize to preserve an affordable housing complex in the South End

Esther Echevarria worked as an activist before coming to Boston.
Holding their ground
By ANDREW MCFARLAND  |  September 07, 2012

The Battle of Mission Hill

Oftentimes, inner-city dwellers who have to routinely phone police about disorderly neighbors fear retribution from gangbangers or drug dealers.
Town-versus-gown tempers are boiling over near the Northeastern campus, as residents charge the giant school with 'death by incrementalism'
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 11, 2010

Bienvenido a federal hill

My grandfather's house still stands on Westminster Street in Providence, its yard overlooking the Armory field where my uncles would gather to play bocce.
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  January 01, 2010

The Milky Way takes it to the streets

Nobody likes gentrification, but everyone loves a parade.
A parade from dead end to new beginning
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  March 18, 2009

Master of Hub hits

Greater Boston has witnessed a shocking amount of drama in the new year.

Meet Adam Gaffin, Boston’s reigning Web czar

By ADAM REILLY  |  March 05, 2008

The lastest days of the Littlest Bar

The Littlest Bar sits slightly below ground at 47 Province Street, near the Granary Burying Ground and Old City Hall.
Four hundred square feet of history, camaraderie, and booze marches to its end
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 29, 2006