Wednesday, June 27, 2018

North End business owners fight planned Starbucks

Boston Herald
Family business owners in the North End are rallying against a proposed Starbucks on historic Hanover Street, decrying the business as a corporate stain on one of the country’s remaining Little Italy districts.

Connecticut-based Charter Realty plans to demolish a strip of businesses at the entrance to Hanover Street and build a Starbucks on the corner with an outdoor “piazza,” leaving business neighbors aghast.. . . more