Boston’s Only Spanish Language Used Bookstore, Libreria Donceles, Opens at Urbano Project in JP

Urbano Project will present Librería Donceles, a socially-engaged art project consisting of an itinerant bookstore of more than 10,000 used books in Spanish. While in residence at Urbano, the participatory art installation will be a meeting place for the community, hosting a series of bilingual salon-like gatherings for conversations, performances and workshops designed to encourage cultural understanding, tolerance and social activism.
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Stonybrook Neighborhood Group Urges Members to Speak Up About PLAN: JP/ROX

Editor’s note: Author Susan Cibulsky is a member of the Stonybrook Neighborhood Association’s Washington Street Corridor Subcommittee.

PLAN: JP/ROX is about the future of the Washington Street corridor. The Boston Planning and Development Agency’s (BPDA) PLAN: JP/ROX proposes vastly increased density between Forest Hills, Egleston Square, and Jackson Square, which threatens the character, diversity, and quality of life of neighborhoods along Washington Street and Columbus Avenue. Current infrastructure cannot sustain such increased density, yet infrastructure expansion is not accounted for. Moreover, PLAN: JP/ROX does not provide for the creation of enough truly affordable housing.
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