Sunday, May 19, 2013
Find a place to rent in the neighborhood—check out our rental properties widget.
Need a place to live in Charlestown? Check out this rental property widget that shows what apartments are available in the neighborhood. Click on the purple house icons for more information. If you're more in the market to buy, check out our weekly list of open houses, which posts Fridays at noon, or see this Zillow listing of homes for sale in your neighborhood.
Friday, May 17, 2013
A development company this week filed plans to build a mixed-use building at the entrance to the arena and North Station that would feature retail and office space, a hotel and up to 500 residential units.
Just three months after the city approved a 38-story mixed-use development that will be connected to TD Garden, a second major project has been proposed in that area of Boston's West End neighborhood, also with plans to connect to the arena. Developers Boston Properties Inc. and Delaware North Companies Inc., through the Boston Garden Development Corporation, filed a letter of intent this week with the Boston Redevelopment Authority seeking to construct a mix of retail and office space, hotel rooms and up to 500 residential units on about 2.8 acres of land at 80 Causeway Street. The proposal calls for a new entrance to the arena and MBTA station, up to 300,000 sq. ft. of multi-story retail space, 500 residential units (600,000 sq. ft.), …
Photos and information in this article are uploaded by local Realtors and Boston Patch editors.
Realtors, this is your space. Upload photos of the houses you're showing this weekend and enter the property's details in the caption. Selling your Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, North End or South End place without a Realtor? Consider yourself invited to add your photos and details into the mix. Please upload one photo per open house listing and include the following information in the captions of all photos: · Address · Date and time of the open house · Type of housing (condo, single family etc.) · No. of beds/baths · Square footage · Price · Agent's name (if applicable) Click on the big green "Upload Photos and Videos" button to get started. If you have any trouble …
The state's Restaurant and Business Alliance said there was 'no sign of opposition' at a hearing this week.
The Joint Committee on Revenue in the Massachusetts legislature held a hearing this week on the notion of a potential meals tax holiday for August and one supporting group liking its chances. According to the state's Restaurant and Business Alliance (RABA), the hearing held Tuesday for the Meals Tax Holiday Bill saw "no sign of opposition" to the measure. Twelve legislators have signed on to the bill primarily sponsored by Rep. Keiko Orrall of Lakeville and Sen. Michael O. Moore of Millbury. If passed, the legislation would go into effect from Sunday, Aug. 11 through Thursday, Aug. 15. "We should offer a Meals Tax Holiday to benefit employees and small local business owners inside Massachusetts to help stimulate the economy," Dave Andelman…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A look at some of the sold properties in the Boston area this week.
Realtors: Add your photos of recently sold homes to this gallery! It's easy—just sign into your Patch account (or sign into Patch using your Facebook account). Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button and follow the directions. The property's address, sale price, listing agent and other details can be included in the photo's caption. We've provided a sampling of five home sales this week. Look at the photo gallery or the easy-to-scan chart below. Don't forget to check out our Real Estate section. Looking to buy a home? Check out our weekly list of open houses, which posts Fridays at noon, or see this Zillow listing of homes for sale in your neighborhood. Neighborhood Address Details Sale Price List Price Listing Agent Charlestown…
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
With the support of patrons, the company has donated more than $667K to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Dunkin' Donuts customers across New England donated more than $467,000 to the One Fund Boston. While getting their cup of joe or donuts, customers deposited money at registers at more than 2,000 Dunkin' Donuts franchises in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York and Maine, according to the Dunkin' Donuts' website. "I am so grateful to our franchisees, employees and guests who came together to support The One Fund Boston," wrote Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Donuts. "In addition, Dunkin’ Brands and The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation together donated an additional $200,000 to the The One Fund Boston." During a week-long collection, the Canton-based company was able to raise money for those most…
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Wednesday, May 15
Patch has launched a new site to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow her business. Additional…
The cost of colonoscopies, MRIs, CT scans and mammograms can shift a lot from place to place.
It costs more than $1,000 extra to get a CT Scan in Suffolk County than in neighboring Middlesex County. That's according to data from New Choice Health, a private company that encourages people to become smarter healthcare consumers. With Boston's premiere hospitals and large health care organizations, the higher price tag on four common procedures is not entirely surprising. But Middlesex County's prices fall below the state average, making a short trip north and west of the city a potential money saver. These big regional differences have been in the news lately: As the Washington Post wrote on Wednesday, "One hospital charges $8,000—another $38,000." Using the same data as the Post, The New York Times listed out the prices of a series…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Looking for a place to rent in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston? Check out our rental properties widget.
Need a place to live in Charlestown? Check out this rental property widget that shows what apartments are available in the neighborhood. Click on the purple house icons for more information.