Dot Block fills in a stretch of the Avenue
A sleepy stretch of Dorchester Avenue is about to get a lot more bustling after one of the neighborhood's largest new housing developments opens.
What's happening: Nearly 500 residential units across four buildings make up Dot Block, which welcomes its first residents June 14.
- Around half of the apartments come online this summer; the second phase of the complex is opening in the future.
- When completed, the project will cover over 400,000 square feet over nearly 4 acres with 1.3 acres of green space open to the public.
A new, bigger Trader Joe's is coming to Back Bay
The Boston Licensing Board unanimously approved a liquor license yesterday for Trader Joe’s in the Back Bay.
What’s happening: The license isn’t for the infamously tiny, underground Trader Joe’s, purported to be the world’s smallest, but for a 16,512-square-foot space at 500 Boylston St. four blocks away from the existing store.
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