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.Not far from Kendall Square, Watertown emerges as a biotech hubWatertown transformed Arsenal Yards. What about its downtown?
Watertown has been a city for decades. Now, it’s acting like one.
Things are changing fast these days in Watertown, a tight-knit community where families put down roots, small businesses become institutions, and ethnic enclaves have carved their own niches.
A scene is born: Kendall Square evolves into a dining destinationNow, a push to bring more culture — and connection — to Kendall Square
.In a work-from-anywhere world, how will Kendall Square adapt for the future?
.In a work-from-anywhere world, how will Kendall Square adapt for the future?Many of the 66,000 people who went to work there every day prepandemic still operate mostly from home. But the things that once brought people to the neighborhood are alive and well.
The Gaming District put its downtown in playTake a look at the Malden waterway you may have never heard of
.In Malden, a diverse city strives to be ‘a place for everyone’
.In Malden, a diverse city strives to be ‘a place for everyone’Nearly half of residents in the blue-collar town of 60,000 are foreign-born. But for years, these groups have been largely locked out of city politics — and even city services.
Charting a course for renewal along the coastlinePhotos: Murals overlook the streets of Lynn
.North of Boston, an old industrial city gets a second look
.North of Boston, an old industrial city gets a second lookIn Lynn, old brick factories are gradually being converted to lofts, new buildings are starting to rise, and there’s an arts community and budding food scene. That’s bringing life to downtown, but it’s also putting pressure on current residents who worry they’ll be priced out.
Creating small-scale solutions to a big housing crunchA Vietnamese enclave faces growing pressure
.Known for its diversity, Fields Corner now must make room for development
.Known for its diversity, Fields Corner now must make room for development Residents have come to know Dorchester’s Fields Corner as a place where newcomers can find a home. From Vietnamese to Haitian Creole to Spanish to Portuguese, signs in the store windows and chatter on the street reflect a neighborhood like few others in Boston.
Infections and evictions are intertwined in Chelsea
.In tackling the pandemic, Chelsea finds new strength
.In tackling the pandemic, Chelsea finds new strengthAs a second wave of the pandemic rises, many people in Chelsea are starting to think about how to steer the city through the recovery that will someday come, and ensure that any rebound benefits those who most need support.
A beachside boomtown, but for whom?On Shirley Avenue, preserving the spine of a neighborhood amid growthPhotos: A look back at Revere, America’s first public beach
.Revere was going through a revival before COVID-19. Can it stay on track?
.Revere was going through a revival before COVID-19. Can it stay on track?The seaside city was having a moment before COVID-19 hit. Revere’s revival was well underway until the pandemic wreaked health and economic havoc in a city that’s home to many immigrants and service industry workers. When and how it emerges will provide a measure of the “new” Revere’s resiliency.
Davis Square: A place where startups grow, but don’t always stayDavis Square is wonderfully weird — but will it last?
.Davis Square’s character is being challenged. Can it survive?
.Davis Square’s character is being challenged. Can it survive? As a major development plan is debated for the Somerville neighborhood, residents and businesses worry about what might be lost.
Newest food hall will focus on familiar local fare — just don’t call it a food courtNew venues at the Hub on Causeway want sports fans to come early, and leave late
.$1.1b Hub on Causeway project is remaking a neighborhood