Local Headlines: September 3, 2019
Boston Is One of the Worst Cities for Income Inequality.
An analysis by online news outlet CityLab ranked Boston 6th in the country among cities with the highest levels of income inequality. The study cites housing affordability in Boston as neighborhoods gentrify and price out lower-income households. [Patch]
September Is National Recovery Month.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced a number of events during the month of September that will focus on celebrating recovery from drug addiction and raising awareness of the opioid epidemic. [City of Boston]
Hurricane Dorian Could Visit New England.
The category 5 storm has resulted in the deaths of five people so far in the Bahamas. On Friday or Saturday, the Cape may be seeing winds up to 50 mph. [WCVB]
Proposed Bill Would Allow Illegal Immigrants to Get a MA Driver's License.
A bill has been proposed in the Massachusetts State Senate that would permit those in the country illegally to receive a state driver's license. Supporters say this will boost road safety. [Boston.com]
You Can Get Paid to Eat Out.
The Boston-based app Seated offers rewards in exchange for dining at select restaurants and uploading your receipt. Seated offers its users credits with retailers, like Amazon, and services, like Uber. [CBS Boston]
Speaking of Food... Here Are the New Restaurants Opening in Boston This Fall.
Eater lists the most exciting restaurants debuting in Boston this fall, along with some that recently opened this summer and are not to be missed. [Eater]
More Pumpkin Beverages.
The Pumpkin Spice Latte seems to be available year-round, these days. Now, Starbucks is adding the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew. Very hygge. Happy Fall. [NBC Boston]