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:
- Dorchester Reporter: Winter woes put spotlight on Mattapan trolleys' fate
- Independent News Group: Residents still concerned over natural gas pipeline
- Bay State Banner: Greater Boston residents meet in person to talk about race
- Boston Globe: More fathers are protesting unequal treatment at work
- The Boston Sun: Developers behind Haddon Hall switch gears from pursuing a private club to luxury residences
- New Boston Post: Healey GOP Challenger Says He’ll ‘Get Politics Out’ of Massachusetts AG Office
- Dorchester Reporter: Looking ahead, and back, in the Polish Triangle: Deli seeking to modernize while holding onto tradition
PLUS: Here's a recent picture of the Landwave public art piece in the South End, courtesy of The Boston Sun's Twitter feed: