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James Razsa

I Am Downtown Boston: James Razsa, Democracy Brewing

As you’re sipping your frosty craft beer while temps soar into the 90s, the last thing on your mind is next winter. Well, it should be. That’s when Boston gets its first worker-owned brewery (the second in the nati...


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Millennium Tower Opens Shoppers Plaza

On May 1st 2017, developer of Millennium Tower, MB Urban Properties, a luxury real estate development group in Boston, officially opened Shoppers Plaza, a triangular, open-air plaza adjacent to Millennium Tower in downtown Bost...



Winthrop Square

City Council Closing In On the Right Decision

The decision has always seemed simple enough to us here at the Voice. $153 million in exchange for allowing a few extra stories on a new building. Given that the $153 million would go toward much needed upgrades to green space ...


Winthrop Square

Support For Winthrop Square Proposal Is On The Rise

I recently had dinner and a drink at a new restaurant downtown. Even though I was enjoying some well-deserved me time, I must admit that I was listening in on the conversation happening next to me—the couple was impressed by ...



Grand opening of Sephora. Photo by way of the Boston Business Times.

The Revitalization of Faneuil Hall

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or in this case…the landholder. Sephora, a French-based retailer specializing in high-quality beauty products, has officially opened the doors to its newest location in Boston on the ...


I Am Downtown Boston: Alena Karabina. Photo courtesy Alena Karabina

I Am Downtown Boston: Alena Karabina, Owner Studio52 Yoga

There’s so much going on in Downtown Crossing. It has a day time work crowd hustle bustle and a night-time play hard crowd. Alena Karabina wants the area to find some balance. So she opened her boutique Studio52 in Octob...



Winthrop Square

Bringing The Real Issue to Light

One of the hottest current issues in the city having to do with Downtown surrounds the development of a new tower on the old Winthrop Square garage site by Millennium Boston. It’s a choice between a few minutes of sunlight ve...


Winthrop Square

Proceeds From Millennium Boston’s Winthrop Square Project To Fund Housing, Parks

If you’ve been paying attention to Downtown news like we do, you may have heard about the concerns raised by a small group of residents about the impact of the proposed tower slated to replace the Winthrop Square garage. One ...



A new EveryBodyFights is coming to downtown. Photo courtesy of EveryBodyFights.

George Foreman III’s EveryBodyFights Enters the Downtown Ring

If you’re looking to start the new year on the right foot, with a bounce in your step and a swing that can put 2017 on the ropes, consider Boston’s upcoming new boxing-geared fitness gym: EBF FIDI. The gym’s ...


Crispy Salmon Tacos. Photo Credit: Kayla Baker

Peruvian-Asian Restobar Ruka Exemplifies the Inventive Downtown Spirit

Ruka stuns the moment you walk in the door. A gorgeous Chihuly chandelier sprinkles color across the lobby. Ahead you’ll catch a glimpse of the woven ceiling, comprised of thick strands of multi-colored yarn, and the wall-to...