Daily Briefs

Weekend Guide: Spite House Sale, Decluttering, Suffolk Downs Buyer, Uber Leftovers, Fishermans Banquet!

Happy Friday – Welcome to the Weekend! “Early signs of spring” https://www.instagram.com/p/BSR6OnYBidW/?taken-at=254372545 Notable news: Here’s your chance to buy a house out of spite With an asking price of $895,000, the Hull Street “spite house” is up for sale, listed by Cabot & Company. Ranging from 6.2 to 10.4 feet in width, legend has it Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Guide: Peacock Art, Suffolk Downs Operations, Logan Electronic Restrictions

Things to know for Wednesday! Neighborhood Photo: News throughout Boston: Suffolk Downs owners want to keep simulcasting races after track is sold After the 161-acre Suffolk Downs site is sold and redeveloped, owners are hoping to retain their racing and simulcasting license and operations. The Boston Globe has more on their proposed plan and their looming sale to a subsidiary of Read More…


Boston Hearings and Public Comments Sought on Casino Proposals [Poll]

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is hosting two public meetings this week in Boston regarding the proposed resort casino developments in Everett (Wynn) and Revere (Mohegan Sun / Suffolk Downs). We have heard that hundreds of people are expected to testify at these hearings being held at the Boston Convention Center. However, written comments via email Read More…


Petruccelli Strongly Opposes Revere-Only Casino Plan; Commission Meets This Week

State Senator Anthony Petruccelli is opposing a Revere-only casino plan by Suffolk Downs following the negative East Boston vote (56% oppose, 44% support) on the issue last month. In late November, Petruccelli wrote a strongly worded letter on the issue (shown below). City Councilor Sal LaMattina (North End, Charlestown and East Boston) and Rep. Carlo Read More…


State Senator Petruccelli in Globe: Suffolk Downs Vote Belongs in East Boston

State Senator Anthony Petruccelli opines in the Boston Globe, “Suffolk Downs vote belongs in East Boston.” A better question for pollsters to ask would be, “If the casino development would have a disproportionate impact on your neighborhood, would you want the entire city to determine its fate?” I have a strong suspicion that most Bostonians Read More…

Business Photos & Videos

Suffolk Downs Casino Presents Business Partnership Opportunities to North End Chamber of Commerce [Video]

[responsive_y Suffolk Downs Chief Operating Officer, Chip Tuttle, spoke to the North End Chamber of Commerce this week giving an overview of the proposed casino resort project in East Boston. The presentation highlighted community and transportation benefits as well as business partnership opportunities through its Total Rewards program. Watch the full presentation in this video.

Event Notices

Police Commissioner, Suffolk Downs and TD Garden to Appear at North End Chamber of Commerce Meeting on September 3, 2013

POLICE COMMISSIONER DAVIS, SUFFOLK DOWNS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER CHIP TUTTLE AND TD GARDEN PRESIDENT AMY LATIMER ALL APPEARING SEPTEMBER 3rd AT THE NORTH END CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Boston’s Police Commissioner Ed Davis, Suffolk Downs Chief Operating Officer Chip Tuttle and TD Garden President Amy Latimer will be speaking before the North End Chamber of Commerce Read More…

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Casino Renderings and Video Released by Suffolk Downs

Suffolk Downs has released artist renderings and this video for its planned Suffolk Downs Casino with partner, Caesar’s Entertainment. The $1 billion “Resort at Suffolk Downs” would have 300 hotel rooms, up to 10 restaurants, approx. 200,000 square feet of gaming space, up to 5,000 slot machines and 200 table games, a poker room along Read More…

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75th Anniversary of Suffolk Downs Comes Amid Casino Proposal

NECN reports on the 75th Anniversary of Suffolk Downs and the prospects for a casino resort at the East Boston/Revere racetrack. Owners unveiled pictures of a proposed casino this week (see the video clip). On the other side, NeighborsOfSuffolkDowns.org is asking for an independent cost analysis.   The State legislature is expected to reconcile its Read More…