Haley House gets a home

Haley House has purchased the Washington Street building where it’s kitchen and restaurant are located and is looking to expand with a new location in retail space at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building

JP entrepreneur brings tech to trucking business

Rashad Sanders is drawing on the city’s various startup support organizations, including District Hall in the Innovation District, the Downtown-based Startup Institute and Smarter in the City in Dudley Square, to get his young company Loadlytics off the ground. Loadlytics ...

Down Home builds foundation for success

Specializing in southern cooking, Down Home has grown since its start in 2009 so that the vision its co-owners, the husband and wife pair of Gary Webster and Gale Scott, started with is now coming to fruition.

Committee adopts living wage standards, rejects union rule

The Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee voted Monday to adopt a plan that would require developers building on publicly-owned land in Roxbury to commit to so-called living-wage standards for construction workers and for permanent jobs created by new construction ...

Pitch in the City event gives local entrepreneurs the spotlight

The “Pitch in the City” event, was organized by Banner Biz Magazine and sponsored by Northeastern University, offering substantial support and connections to all the startups pitching their ideas. It also was a great warmup for the day when the ...

Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association Honors Trailblazers in its 42nd Annual Gala

The Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (“MBLA”) will celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of The Honorable Chief Justice Roderick Ireland, Diane B. Patrick, Professor Charles J. Ogletree, and Tony West at the 42nd Annual Gala on Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Mayors talk inequality, financial empowerment at UMass Boston forum

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the mayors of three other large U.S. cities shared a stage at UMass Boston Sunday to discuss financial empowerment strategies that help cities address increasing income inequality and persistent poverty.

Now is the time for startups

Speaking at Startup Night at District Hall in the heart of Boston’s Innovation District MassChallenge CEO John Harthorne had a tough but ultimately encouraging message for aspiring entrepreneurs — the startup world is full of fear, failure and frustration, but ...

Dorch. business lab seeks start-ups

The Fairmount Innovation Lab, a business lab aimed at growing creative industries in the communities connected by the MBTA’s Fairmount Indigo Line, is accepting applications for its LaunchPad initiative. The Fairmount Indigo Line is a commuter rail line running from ...

Architects tackle challenges of rising sea levels

A forward-looking planning competition called Boston Living with Water has turned its attention to the rising sea level and highlights the importance the architecture, design and urban planning industry will have in ensuring the city’s survival. The message is pretty ...

Labor activists urge support for higher wages

A group of home care professionals and labor advocates met at the 1199 SEIU headquarters in Dorchester last week to generate steam for their push for a $15 hourly wage for personal care assistants.

Pitch in the City - A meetup in Roxbury for local entrepreneurs

Pitch in the City is a meetup at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury to give an opportunity to local entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to a panel of experts and to our audience. The entrepreneurial spirit is alive in well ...

Northeastern benefits agreement praised

Over the past few years, Northeastern University has worked to develop a new Institutional Master Plan for the school that includes close to a dozen development projects to enhance its academic facilities, improve campus housing and add public spaces. But ...

Massport makes push for diversity

The state’s massive transportation authority, Massport, may be best known for running Boston Logan International Airport and handling the local shipping ports, but that is not all it does. With well over 300 acres of real estate in addition to ...

John Barros: City of Boston ‘Open for Business’

Chief Economic Development Officer seeks innovation, inclusion in city’s business community