Hank on Polar Park and Restaurant Closings

Hank on Polar Park and Restaurant Closings

Hank on Polar Park and Restaurant Closings A handful of restaurants have closed in the Canal District in a short period of time. Others are thriving and new restaurants are planning on opening, so, as some suggest, is Polar Park having a negative impact on local...
Change the Name of Plantation Street?

Change the Name of Plantation Street?

Change the Name of Plantation Street? The Talk of the Commonwealth is the suggestion by the UMass Chan medical school to rename Plantation Street. They contend the name brings images of slavery and oppression to mind. Hank says don’t change the name and doubts...
Hank and Big Ben Debate Inclusionary Zoning

Hank and Big Ben Debate Inclusionary Zoning

Hank and Big Ben Debate Inclusionary Zoning Hank and “Big” Ben talk about inclusionary zoning and as often happens don’t see eye to eye.  Hank is much more inclined to go with the city proposal of developers of more than 12-unit projects set aside...