The cost of “No”

The cost of “No”

Before there was a fight about Northland and before the battle over Riverside, there was Engine 6. The proposal for the old fire station was as a place where people who were homeless could have a way to rebuild their lives. Its proximity to the Green Line, to the...

We are the problem

In a thread deep within the comments I was essentially told to leave Newton and move to a place that has more housing. In truth, I live in within the municipal borders of Newton, but my life doesn’t stop there. I live in the Greater Boston area. We all do. My...

Flora’s to open in W. Newton

While we can mourn the loss of Lumiere, we have a name for the new concept moving in where Coney Island had been. It’s called Flora’s and I missed the post on Boston Restaurant Talk when it hit a few weeks back, but it looks to be a 20-seat concept that,...

Newton’s Brand

For the past three years I fretted over Newton’s brand. In my opinion, an area’s brand is what can attract business, as much as its efforts around zoning and regulation. The problem is, Newton, from an economic perspective, has no real brand. When...

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