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How The Globe Is Like a JP Vic; Suffolk Downs; More!

JAMAICA PLAIN—Galen Moore sees parallels between the just-sold Boston Globe and a handyman's delight he toured recently: "The Globe is a lot like that old Victorian, impressive and historic, with both assets and limitations such as no one would build today. It's suffered some damage, and even a full gut may not allow for modern conveniences – like a garage, or a digital strategy." [Biz Journal]
BOSTON—The Boston Redevelopment Authority is launching a new website to let you track what's going up 'round town: "More public documents will be accessible online, offering visitors easy navigation to BRA Board agendas and videos, zoning maps, Article 80 filings, planning documents, and research reports..." [BRA]
EAST BOSTON—Suffolk Downs stakeholder Vornado needs to ante up or fold: "This special arrangement for Suffolk Downs turns the background check, as well as the overall goal of transparency, into a mirage. It allows Suffolk Downs to continue to compete for a license, while excusing Vornado from the scrutiny other applicants must accept as part of the process." [Globe]

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