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Crack down on cars, not bikes

July 8, 2011
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This letter is in response to David White’s letter of June 24 suggesting the city crack down on bicyclists to make our streets safer. If one is really concerned about public safety on the streets of Boston, they should focus on doing something about car drivers who: 1) run red lights, often when pedestrians...

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Whose Foods impedes diversity

July 8, 2011
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Far from promoting diversity, Whose Foods’ tooth-and-nail opposition to Whole Foods coming to Hyde Square actually impedes diversity. Think about it. The short strip of Centre Street between Hyde and Jackson Squares contains: A Boston Housing Authority resident-managed community Single-family houses Triple-deckers Affordable and market-rate condos Inexpensive luncheonettes and ethnic restaurants A mid-tier restaurant...

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Good Taste

June 24, 2011
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Good Taste

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Masters of disguise

June 24, 2011
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Masters of disguise

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Artist’s Eye

June 24, 2011
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Artist’s Eye

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Ready to Roll

June 24, 2011
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Ready to Roll

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Housing Success

June 24, 2011
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Housing Success

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Big Bird

June 24, 2011
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Big Bird

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Chip on the Old Block

June 24, 2011
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Chip on the Old Block

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School honored for fitness

June 24, 2011
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HYDE SQ.—The John F. Kennedy Elementary School was among 275 schools nationwide honored last week for creating a program to combat childhood obesity. The Kennedy School’s Fitness Club, which offers such prizes as water bottles and book bags to students who engage in active exercise, won a Bronze Award from the Alliance for a...

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