Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Milton J. Valencia Globe Staff April 09, 2019 When the proposed redevelopment of the Alexandra Hotel popped up on city planning agendas last fall, it was designated as a South End project that could revitalize an important corridor along Washington Street.One problem: The hotel is located in Roxbury.The city recognized the error in February, six months after it was first proposed, and alerted neighborhood leaders — a key step inviting residents to have a say in a project and its potential benefits. But Roxbury residents said that did not give them enough time to review the project — which is at the border with the South End — before it was approved in early March. Advertisement Now Roxbury residents are crying foul. They say it’s another snub against this historically black neighborhood that is fighting off gentrification and … [Read more...] about A South End development project begins — in Roxbury
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By JON MOOALLEM MARCH 20, 2019 A weeklong trip in Alaska was supposed to be an adventure. In an instant it became the experience that defined us all. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue A weeklong trip in Alaska was supposed to be an adventure. In an instant it became the experience that defined us all. By JON MOOALLEM photo illustration by: DAVID BENJAMIN SHERRY The whale sighting happened right away, minutes into Day 1. Jon, Dave and I had just been dropped off on a remote Alaskan shoreline, an hour and a half by boat from the closest speck of a town. Jon was working as a sea-kayaking guide that summer in Glacier Bay National Park, and he had invited us up for a seven-day excursion during his week off. As the boat that delivered us vanished, the drone of its … [Read more...] about It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives.
By CAITY WEAVER MARCH 20, 2019 The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. By CAITY WEAVER photographs by: Holly Andres Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross the United States by train, and their reactions will range from amusement at your spellbinding eccentricity to naked horror that they, through some fatal social miscalculation, have become acquainted with a person who would plan to cross the United States by train. Depending how you slice it — time or money — there are either 61 or 960 immediate reasons not to travel by Amtrak trains from New York City to Los Angeles. Those are the extra hours and dollars, respectively, that you might reasonably expect to … [Read more...] about There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.
Video PUBLISHED: 09:02 28 February 2019 | UPDATED: 09:02 28 February 2019 Work on Cattle Market Street in Norwich. Pic: Victoria Pertusa. Victoria Pertusa The closure of Cattle Market Street in Norwich for three weeks has caused drivers headaches, with queues and diversions. DAN GRIMMER asks officers from Transport for Norwich about the work. Work on Cattle Market Street in Norwich. Pic: Victoria Pertusa.What does the work involve?David Wardale (inset below right), project manager: “The main element of this phase is to remove the existing crossing, which had a central island. We want to do that so we can get some space to widen the pavements either side.“The intention is that we get an uphill cycle lane which will join to existing facilities in Cattle Market Street. By getting the widened pavements, we can run the cycle lane behind the crossing, which will just be a single crossing at this juncture.”He said the wider pavements will also have the effect of … [Read more...] about Q&A: Why Cattle Market Street in Norwich has closed for three weeks
PUBLISHED: 06:40 16 February 2019 Richard Porritt Aviva building on Surrey Street, Norwich PHOTO: Nick Butcher ©archant2017 Insurance giant Aviva is at the forefront of a revolution in the way big business supports charities, according to one of the firm’s bosses. Lindsey Rix, Aviva’s managing director, savings and retirement. Picture: Keith WhitmoreManaging director of savings and retirement Lindsey Rix said Aviva’s Community Fund touches far more people’s lives because of the way the money is distributed. This year’s fund awarded up to £25,000 for charities and causes across the country. More than 550 projects were chosen including 30 in Norfolk and north Suffolk.People were asked to nominate a cause within one of three categories – environment, health and wellbeing or skills for life. The general public then voted to pick which projects they thought deserved the award. The winners have now been announced and … [Read more...] about The insurance giant helping community projects