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Dudley Square Details; College Towns and Happiness; More!

ROXBURY—Here are more details about the redo of Dudley Square. Ominously enough, however, the BRA website set up to show progress, Dudley Vision, doesn't work three days after groundbreaking. [BRA]
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HUB-WIDE—Hotels west of Boston are straightening their ties to attract business travelers in a recovering economy: "The list of hotels that are rolling out the red carpet to business travelers with an array of upgrades and renovations includes the Boston Marriott Newton, the Crowne Plaza Boston-Newton, the Sheraton Needham Hotel, and the Embassy Suites Boston-Waltham." [Globe]
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HUB-WIDE—No wonder everyone is smiling here: "College towns have relatively high incomes and high levels of college grads and of creative, professional, and technical workers—factors which are closely associated with happiness and well-being at the metro level..." [Atlantic Cities]

Dudley Square

Dudley Street, Boston, MA 02119