- Spike Lee criticizes NYC gentrification Updated: Feb-27-14 5:37 pm
- Boston's Beacon Hill balks at ramps for disabled Updated: Feb-23-14 10:02 am
- Theater's rebirth key to neighborhood's legacy Updated: Feb-18-14 10:59 am
NEW YORK - In a rant that quickly went viral, film director Spike Lee disparaged the gentrification of historically black New York City neighborhoods and reignited an age-old debate over the merits of economic change.
BOSTON - Boston Mayor Martin Walsh says he's considering whether it's possible to bypass the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission after it rejected pedestrian ramps with tactile warning strips for blind pedestrians.
HOUSTON - In the 1940s and '50s, the De Luxe Theater stood at the heart of the Fifth Ward, a thriving African-American community that produced Barbara Jordan, the congresswoman, and George Foreman, the boxer.