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'Pop Up' Plans in Dorchester; Casinos Will Be Everywhere!

MASS-WIDE—Hoh boy: "The 'underserved' Massachusetts gambling market is awash with enough disposable income to support three healthy and profitable casino resorts and a slot parlor, economists and casino industry experts told the state gambling commission at a forum today." []

DORCHESTER—City officials like Mayor Menino's arts director Chris Cook have optimistic plans for Uphams Corner: "City officials hope the neighborhood will become a 'cultural hotbed' for artists, with street performances and impromptu gallery spaces. Cook pointed to Uphams Corner Main Street’s recent efforts to set up 'pop-up' artist galleries in vacant storefronts." [Dot Reporter]

MBTA Uphams Corner

Uphams Corner, Boston, MA