CARLO ROTELLA
Creative impulses help shape our neighborhoods
Places such as neighborhood music schools give form to creativity while helping to turn strangers into neighbors. 
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CARLO ROTELLA

Creative impulses help shape our neighborhoods

Places such as neighborhood music schools give form to creativity while helping to turn strangers into neighbors.

(ISTOCKPHOTO/GLOBE STAFF ILLUSTRATION)

Newton officials call tomato display illegal 
- Eli Katzoff’s tomato-growing front-yard display, which includes 34 red hanging buckets of tomato plants, needs to be removed or the city will send him a notice of violation.

Newton officials call tomato display illegal

- Eli Katzoff’s tomato-growing front-yard display, which includes 34 red hanging buckets of tomato plants, needs to be removed or the city will send him a notice of violation.

Coming back in style

- For African-Americans, the neighborhood salon means so much more than a good cut.