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Massachusetts Avenue has for years been an unofficial dividing line between the gentrification of the main part of the South End and its gritty ‘‘other’’ side towards Dudley Square.
Massachusetts Avenue has for years been an unofficial dividing line between the gentrification of the main part of the South End and its gritty ‘‘other’’ side towards Dudley Square. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Photo

Breaching Mass. Ave.

Gentrification that touched the east side of Boston's South End is finally expanding across an imaginary dividing line towards a once neglected neighborhood

By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / January 14, 2007

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When he renovated his soul food institution Bob the Chef's, Darryl Settles made one other change to the restaurant that also spoke volumes about changes in that portion of Boston's South End: he renamed it Bob's Southern Bistro. (Full article: 1240 words)

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