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The Week in Review: Controversy Over Restaurant Proposals

A look back at South End Patch's top stories from Sept 12 - 18.

Check out our top stories of the week below (just click the link to see the full story):

Plans to redevelop the Hite Radio and TV building on Washington Street are off the table, developers said in an email to the community last week.

: District 2 City Councilor Bill Linehan is hoping to add a second term to his resume, running as an incumbent in Boston's upcoming municipal election.

: Boston Public Schools are switching to single-stream recycling this year to decrease their overall waste.

: The Claremont Neighborhood Association hosted its "End of Summer BBQ" on Sunday in . It was a glorious evening, and over 150 friendly neighbors, families, and dogs came to the event to enjoy great food and conversation.

: Chef/owner Andy Husbands has banned the bottled water from his restaurants as part of a statewide initiative to encourage Governor Deval Patrick to reinvest in Massachusetts’s public water systems.

: Boston and state police swarmed the Horticultural Society at 300 Mass Ave. for a report of a man wearing a mask and carrying rifle on his back, but it turned out to be a bicycle pump.

: South End residents from District 2 were given an introduction to this season's City Council candidates at a forum hosted by the Blackstone/Franklin Squares Neighborhood Association on Tuesday evening.

: A continuing discussion over a new Latin-themed restaurant proposed by owner Evan Deluty became heated Tuesday night, with residents on both sides of the issue arguing loudly over whether plans for the eatery should move forward.

: Ten women gathered around a table at the rear of ’s emergency women’s shelter on Thursday creating necklaces, bracelets and meditation beads from materials spread before them. Rockport artist Christine Bobek oversaw the project, one of the shelter's weekly art classes offered to guests and residents as an outlet for creative expression.

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