It’s Thursday. Counting down to Friday. Today’s word is bromide.
Boston is the third most gentrified city in the country behind San Francisco and Denver, according to a report by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (via CBS Boston.) The level of gentrification was measured from 2013 to 2017. We’re frightening close to San Francisco, which is not a good thing. But I think city leaders here have been thoughtful and have taken steps to discourage the displacement that gentrification often brings to neighborhoods. It’s a balancing act. No one wants to be in first place on a list like this but also no city wants to be last.
Oklahoma health officials are connecting the dots between a spike in infections and a certain campaign rally. Let’s see if anyone wears a mask in New Hampshire on Saturday. At least it will be outdoors.
The city parks department and the Franklin Park Coalition will be seeking public input next week via Zoom on how to make the park better and more connected to surrounding neighborhoods.