clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Hub's Population Growth; Greenway's New Carousel

HUB-WIDE—Greater Boston grew by about 90,000 souls in the last two years, according to new Census data: "About 4.6 million people now live in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area ... The Boston Metro Area stayed put at No. 10 in the nation's population rankings." [Biz Journal]
__
DOWNTOWN—A $1.5M grant means a permanent carousel between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park: "The new carousel will feature Boston-specific characters: Grasshoppers, lobsters, cods, butterflies, foxes, skunks, sea turtles, sea lions and falcons, based on drawings by Boston school children, as well as an enclosure for winter use." [Hub]

Rose Kennedy Greenway

Atlantic Avenue, , MA 02110 (617) 292-0020 Visit Website