The "Landwave" public art piece; the Mattapan trolley; Attorney General Maura Healey; and DJ's European Market and Deli in Dorchester

Credit: Photos courtesy of Wikimedia Commons and Google Maps

Local News: South End Public Art Woes, Mattapan Trolley Troubles And More

January 19, 2018

A Boston Globe Spotlight series leads to neighborhood meetups to discuss race in Boston. How are these conversations going? Art or eyesore: Is it time to remove the South End’s “Landwave” public art piece? And can a beloved Dorchester deli modernize while keeping its traditional Polish roots? It’s this week’s local news you may have missed!


  • Akilah Johnson, reporter for the Boston Globe. Follow Akilah on Twitter.
  • Beth Treffeisen, reporter and photographer for the Independent Newspaper Group, which includes the Boston Sun, the Jamaica Plain Gazette and the Beacon Hill Times. Follow Beth on Twitter.
  • Lauren Dezenski, reporter for Politico Massachusetts and editor of Politico's Massachusetts Playbook. Follow Lauren on Twitter.

Stories we discussed in this week's roundtable:

PLUS: Here's a recent picture of the Landwave public art piece in the South End, courtesy of The Boston Sun's Twitter feed:


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