Columns by Frank Conte

Millennials Like the Hub, But Can They Afford To Live Here?

The city of Boston is an attractive hub for young workers. But housing poses a challenge.

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From the Archives: Leaving a legacy of quality, Schirripa family sells landmark Meridian Food Market Millennials Like the Hub, But Can They Afford To Live Here?

On Saturday, June 17, 2000, the Schirripa brothers unloaded their last truck, weighed their last oranges on the scale, wrapped up their last rice ball and bagged their last bag of groceries. Since 1970 the family has run Meridian Food Market up and down a major thoroughfare with distinction and great care. And now the time has arrived for the brothers to retire

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From the Archives: My Eulogy for Martin A. Coughlin (2000)

In praise of a community activist

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From the Archives: On the Flats Section of East Boston

You've heard of the Point, Eagle Hill and the Heights but you may not have heard about the Flats

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My columns from various news outlets.