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  • Celebrate the T with the Boston area’s first-ever recreational marijuana store

    Celebrate the T with the Boston area’s first-ever recreational marijuana store

    New England Treatment Access’ Brookline shop will be near two Green Line stops As expected, New England Treatment Access is this weekend opening the first recreational marijuana store at its...

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  • 7 Brookline open houses this weekend ranging widely in price and feel

    7 Brookline open houses this weekend ranging widely in price and feel

    These homes—all recently listed—range in price from the $500,000s to nearly $2 million This weekend we tour seven Brookline homes that went on sale in the past seven days. These selections range...

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  • What would go on a new Massachusetts state flag?

    What would go on a new Massachusetts state flag?

    Sound off There is a movement underway to alter the Massachusetts state flag. The current standard depicts, on both sides, the state seal on a white background. The seal is the problem for some....

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  • Big reveal: A newly constructed two-bedroom in East Boston’s Orient Heights

    Big reveal: A newly constructed two-bedroom in East Boston’s Orient Heights

    Plenty of Curbed Boston readers nailed this asking price Address: 16 Boardman Street, #26 Price: $599,900 The results: Some 36 percent of Curbed Boston readers nailed the correct asking price for...

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  • Uber and Lyft rides to Logan could get more expensive under new proposal

    Uber and Lyft rides to Logan could get more expensive under new proposal

    Agency says it’s trying to curb congestion; proposal also calls for new pickup spots The Massachusetts Port Authority is considering raising the pickup and the drop-off fees for app-hail services...

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  • Boston running well ahead of most major cities in dog parks: Report

    Boston running well ahead of most major cities in dog parks: Report

    City had 1.8 dog parks per 100,000 residents in 2018 Boston had 1.8 off-leash dog parks per 100,000 residents in 2018, placing it among a vanguard of large U.S. cities providing what’s becoming a...

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  • What $600,000 buys around Medford now

    What $600,000 buys around Medford now

    Including in Wellington, South Medford, and West Medford Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount (or thereabouts) in the...

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  • Imposing Brookline brick colonial with beamed ceilings on sale for $1.8M

    Imposing Brookline brick colonial with beamed ceilings on sale for $1.8M

    Spread dating from 1927 has the potential for four bedrooms The eight-room, 2,513-square-foot brick colonial at 92 Gardner Road near Griggs Park in Brookline dates from 1927. The house has...

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  • Hyde Park house with stone fireplace and wooded backyard drops for $630,000

    Hyde Park house with stone fireplace and wooded backyard drops for $630,000

    Colonial about as far from downtown Boston as a house can get without falling outside city limits The eight-room, 1,883-square-foot colonial at 33 Emmett Street in Hyde Park is the sort of place...

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  • The Boston area’s 10 most walkable neighborhoods, explained

    The Boston area’s 10 most walkable neighborhoods, explained

    Cambridge and Somerville enclaves are also included Four Boston neighborhoods in particular are especially pedestrian-friendly, according to Walk Score, a real estate listings service that...

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  • Tobin Bridge work to snarl traffic beginning April 1

    Tobin Bridge work to snarl traffic beginning April 1

    Maintenance and repairs on the Charlestown-to-Chelsea span represent latest bridge project in the Boston area State officials are warning motorists and other commuters about maintenance and repair...

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  • Is a new tax on luxury real estate sales the solution to Boston’s housing crunch?

    Is a new tax on luxury real estate sales the solution to Boston’s housing crunch?

    City could then pump that money into affordable housing—but passage seems slim amid industry opposition Boston City Council legislation that would tax, up to 6 percent, many commercial and...

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  • Chelsea’s Forbes Park could finally see redevelopment under advancing plan

    Chelsea’s Forbes Park could finally see redevelopment under advancing plan

    Proposal would erect 500 housing units, plus retail and offices, on former brownfield site The redevelopment of the former Forbes Park industrial site stretching 17 acres along the Chelsea River...

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  • Stately Queen Anne revival in Brookline includes 12 rooms, seven fireplaces, and one solarium

    Stately Queen Anne revival in Brookline includes 12 rooms, seven fireplaces, and one solarium

    High Street Hill house dating from 1877 includes three-car garage and carriage house The 12-room, 6,767-square-foot Queen Anne revival at 78 Upland Road in Brookline’s High Street Hill includes...

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  • Charlestown’s Hood Park adds space as it nears construction milestone

    Charlestown’s Hood Park adds space as it nears construction milestone

    Charlestown megaproject slated to include more than 1.74 million square feet and nearly 3 acres of open space The Boston Planning and Development Agency in late March approved changes to the plan...

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  • Boston’s 11 best waterfront parks, mapped

    Boston’s 11 best waterfront parks, mapped

    Including large swaths of national parkland and quiet alcoves amid the urban bustle Given its geography, it’s probably no surprise that Boston has some fantastic waterfront parkland. Here is a...

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  • Frame Vic near Somerville’s Davis Square drops for $1.35 million

    Frame Vic near Somerville’s Davis Square drops for $1.35 million

    Circa-1910 spread includes three bedrooms, landscaping The 2,100-square-foot frame Victorian at 22 Park Avenue near Somerville’s Davis Square dates from 1910. The bright, airy spread includes two...

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  • Cambridge brownstone with fenced-in courtyard on sale for nearly $2M

    Cambridge brownstone with fenced-in courtyard on sale for nearly $2M

    House just northwest of Harvard Square includes potential for four bedrooms The Victorian at 15 Shepard Street is that rarity in the Cambridge housing market: a brownstone for sale. Most...

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  • Boston adding trio of major performance venues

    Boston adding trio of major performance venues

    Fenway Park and TD Garden among sites getting theaters-slash-concert halls as neighbors Three new theaters are slated to open in different parts of Boston by the end of 2021, with a collective...

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  • 3 major performance venues planned for Boston

    3 major performance venues planned for Boston

    Fenway Park and TD Garden among sites getting theaters-slash-concert halls as neighbors Three new theaters are slated to open in different parts of Boston by the end of 2021, with a collective...

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