Top Stories: Domino's Decision and Bridge Opening
Stories worth looking at—even again—from the week of July 9 2012.
We know it can be easy to fall behind on the news. If you fell behind this week, here are five stories we think you should take a look at.
Licensing board OKs Main Street Domino’s. The Boston Licensing Board approved, this week, the application of a Domino’s franchisee to open a location at 277 Main Street. The decision triggered some sharp responses from the community.
North Bank Bridge opens. Governor Deval Patrick and other elected officials on hand for the opening of the North Bank Bridge made sure to lay some of the credit for the project’s construction on President Barack Obama and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Movie tour company brings fans to Charlestown. As more Hollywood production companies bring work to Boston, Charlestown could see a continuing increase in the number of tourists gawking at otherwise-unremarkable spots. Two tours are bringing Hollywood sightseers to spots around the city—including spots in Charlestown.
The history within history of Doherty Playground. Doherty Playground, originally known as Charlestown Heights, is a vibrant green space and one of Charlestown's most beloved parks. Designed in 1891 by Frederick Law Olmsted, whose best known works include Central Park in New York City and Boston’s own Emerald Necklace, the park serves a multitude of uses.
Boston Bikes bringing more bike lanes to Charlestown. The mayor’s office announced this week that it will add bike lanes to Main Street and Warren Street as part of a larger bike network currently being designed by the City.