Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Jeveli's is closing tomorrow and that whether it's going into "hibernation" for the winter or whether it's closing for good is unknown. The restaurant has been serving basic Italian fare since 1924.
Councilor Lydia Edwards and Eversource's Bob Clarke.
Nearly ten years after Eversource first proposed building a new power substation in East Boston, the city Conservation Commission could finally vote on whether to approve the project off Condor Street and next to Chelsea Creek. Read more.
The Davis Companies this week let the BPDA know it will soon file plans for roughly 451 apartments and 20 condos on land the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center now uses for parking along Orleans and Bremen streets on either side of Gove Street. Read more.
The new Suffolk Downs. Chelsea Creek, existing fuel tanks at the top. See it larger.
The BPDA board approved developer HYM's plans to transform the old Suffolk Downs race track over two decades into a new community on the East Boston/Revere line that will ultimately mean 10,000 apartments, condos and single-family homes and enough office, retail and hotel space to provide 25,000 new jobs. Read more.
The Boston Cannabis Board yesterday approved a proposal by the city's first medicinal-marijuana dispensary, on Milk Street, to add recreational pot to its offerings and approved a number of proposed pot shops from East Boston to Roslindale. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday gave permission to an East Boston man who is planning to open an upscale trattoria on Bennington Street to buy the beer and wine license from a Dominican restaurant in Roslindale. Read more.
Downtown-based Redgate has proposed to refashion a 1.2-acre lot at 355 Bennington St. in East Boston into a six-story building with roughly 190 residential units and ground-floor commercial space. Read more.
The Boston Public Library announced yesterday it's partially re-opening the computer room at the Copley Square central library, where people can now sign up for two-hour slots to use socially-distanced computers. Read more.
Boston Pedestrian shows us the absence of social distancing this afternoon on a shuttle bus brought in to ferry Blue Line riders between Wonderland and Orient Heights after signals came down with Covid-19 or something and stopped working.
City Councilors Lydia Edwards (East Boston, Charlestown, North End) and Michelle Wu (at large) say they want to get the T to set aside one car on every Blue Line train for bicyclists who would ride their bikes to work downtown, if only there were a way to get them across Boston Harbor. Read more.