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Making Boston Healthier; The Big Walgreen's Debate

Hub-wide— A new city-wide initiative called Fit City Boston wants to make Boston the healthiest city in the nation. Its purpose is to ensure that the built environment allows residents to achieve their optimal health. It will focus on the urban environment and access to public spaces. []

Downtown Crossing—Not so fast, in response to Paul McMorrow's column in the Boston Globe about the mega Walgreen's, George Donnelley offers a counterpoint. Any economic progress is good progress. It's a step in the right direction and it's a promising sign that more is to come. [Boston Business Journal]

New Downtown Crossing Walgreens

24 School Street, Boston, MA