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    Woonsocket, RI

    [spinning off a new thread from this one, where Lrfox said:] OK, I finally got to Woonsocket yesterday. Took my bike on the train to South Attleboro, rode a couple miles to Valley Falls where the Blackstone River Bikeway starts, and rode it all the way to the end in Woonsocket. The bikeway...
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    Boston Combat Zone 1969-1978 - photo exhibition

    Howard Yezerski Gallery is pleased to present Boston: Combat Zone 1969-1978, an exhibition featuring black and white photographs by Roswell Angier, Jerry Berndt and John Goodman on view from February 12 through March 16, 2010. Opening reception is Friday, February 12, from 6 to 8 pm. Read more...
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    Imagine Boston without the Boston Globe

    New York Times Co. threatens to shut Globe; seeks $20m in cuts from unions Read more....
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    Storrow Drive Talk

    Meg Mainzer is also wrong when she opposes efforts to calm Storrow Drive into more of a park boulevard and reconnect the Charles River Esplanade to the Back Bay.
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    The State of Causeway St/N. Station

    The North Station/Causeway Street area feels like open space because the highways and elevated railways are gone. The only significant building demolished around there in the past 10-15 years was the Old Garden. I blame Delaware North, not the city, for failure to redevelop that parcel.
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    Rose Kennedy Greenway Inaugural Celebration

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway inaugural celebration takes place all day on Saturday, October 4. There's not much detail online yet, but check periodically for updates.
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    A Green Path Network for the Traffic-Intolerant Bicyclist

    MOVE MASSACHUSETTS Membership Meeting Friday, June 20th, 8:10-9:30 AM Brown Rudnick One Financial Center, Eighteenth Floor, Dewey Square, Boston (across from South Station) A Green Path Network for the Traffic-Intolerant Bicyclist with Peter Furth Professor of Civil & Environmental...
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    Nonantum Road Improvement Project - Public Meeting

    DCR SETS PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS NONANTUM ROAD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has scheduled a public meeting on Wednesday evening, June 18, from 6:30-9 p.m., in the Watertown Free Public Library, to discuss preliminary designs for the Nonantum Road...
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    Mystic River Reservation Master Plan - Public Meeting

    Department of Conservation and Recreation COMMUNITY MEETING on the Mystic River Reservation Master Plan Monday, June 16, 2008 6:00 ? 8:00 p.m. William A. Shoemaker Boat House Tufts University 300 River's Edge Drive [177 Corporation Way on] Medford, MA The meeting will include...
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    Public Meeting on DCR/Federal Realty Land Swap at Assembly Square

    Assembly Square Land Swap Discussion June 17 Mayor Joe Curtatone, Rep. Tim Toomey, Aldermen Walter Pero and Bill Roche, and Senator Pat Jehlen invite you to a public meeting about the proposed land swap at Assembly Square. The on-site meeting will be Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30 on the DCR pathway...
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    Problem with YouTube linking and embedding

    In this post, I am trying to make a simple text hyperlink to a YouTube video: Your forum software insists on turning it into a full-fledged YouTube embed, which doesn't work if you actually try to play it. How can I...
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    Transportation Infrastructure in the Commonwealth: The Cost of Neglect

    MOVE MASSACHUSETTS Membership Meeting Friday, March 28th, 8:10-9:30 AM Brown Rudnick One Financial Center, Eighteenth Floor, Dewey Square, Boston (across from South Station) Transportation Infrastructure in the Commonwealth: The Cost of Neglect with Marc Draisen Executive Director...
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    Meeting on Seville Theater demolition/redevelopment in E Boston

    A public meeting to discuss a developer's plan to demolish the vacant Seville Theater in East Boston, replacing it with a new building containing 65 apartments and 15,000 square feet of retail space. See this thread for more information. The meeting will be held Thursday, March 27 at 6:30 pm...
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    Community Meeting on MaxPak development in Somerville

    There will be a community meeting for all interested parties to view and comment on the KSS/MaxPak Master Plan for their proposed 199-unit condo development. Wednesday, March 12, 6:30 pm, at the VNA, 259 Lowell Street, 3rd floor On March 6, KSS presented their plan to the City of...
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    Proposal to replace Seville Theatre in East Boston

    from the Boston Sunday Globe City Weekly An architect's vision of the Seville at Boston Harbor. The project would have 65 apartments, 47 underground parking spaces, and 15,000 square feet of retail space. (Photo: GLOBAL PROPERTY DEVELOPERS CORP.) A new act in store for Seville Theater...
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    Meeting on Lesley University expansion in Porter Square (Art Institute of Boston

    Lesley University invites all interested neighbors of Porter Square to a Community Meeting on March 20, 7 p.m., in the Amphitheatre on the Second Floor of University Hall (formerly Porter Exchange), to discuss the architectural design of a new arts center and facility for the Art Institute of...
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    John Silber discusses "Architecture of the Absurd"

    John Silber (former president of Boston University) discusses and signs his new book "Architecture of the Absurd: A Case Against Dysfunctional Buildings".
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    Ink Block (Boston Herald) | 300 Harrison Avenue | South End

    The Boston Globe writes: Boston Herald property sold By Christopher Rowland, Globe Staff | August 7, 2007 Boston Herald publisher Pat Purcell is teaming with a development firm to replace the newspaper's plant near the Southeast Expressway at the edge of Boston's South End, in a deal that...
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    Strand Theatre in Uphams Corner, Dorchester

    Before last Friday night's Dance Across the City show, Mayor Menino announced that the Strand Theatre will close for renovations starting this Wednesday. I can't find anything on the city web site about the project, nor any articles in online or printed media such as the Bay State Banner. If...
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    St. Alphonsus Hall, Mission Hill (was: abandoned theatre?)

    [Edit: The original subject of this post was "Where is this abandoned theatre?", but later responders have identified it. So I have changed the subject line appropriately. Thanks everyone! -- RN 1/1/07] This journal entry has lots of photos of the inside of an abandoned theatre somewhere in...