The Week in Review: Copley Place Tower Moves Forward

A look back at South End Patch's top stories from Aug 15 - 21.

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

: Pine Street Inn is trying out a new tactic for furnishing its soon-to-open residences on Upton Street where the Hope House used to stand. Instead of depending solely on hand-me-down donations and found items, the organization is looking to the public for a different kind of support.

: Beginning this month, the basketball courts at will remain illuminated overnight as part of ongoing efforts to deter crime in the area.

: Three years after submitting its first proposal for a residential tower atop Copley Place, Simon Property Group has filed updated project files with the city’s Redevelopment Authority in an attempt to move the project forward.

: Everybody in the Boston area who enjoys the outdoors has visited the Emerald Necklace, the series of parks designed by Frederick Law Olmstead that run through Boston and Brookline. What you might not know is that there’s another emerald necklace surrounding Boston. It’s called the Bay Circuit Trail and Greenway.

CRU Wine and Spirits Faces Eviction After Owners' Arrest: The owner of 1750 Washington Street received permission from the U.S. District Court last week to terminate its lease agreement with CRU Wine and Spirits, which has been shuttered since May after its owners were arrested and charged with drug conspiracy.

Development Moving Forward at 97 W. Springfield: After many years of sitting vacant, you may have noticed some action at land parcel 0900667000, better known as 97 W. Springfield Street.


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