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Fast-food chain wins battle for East Boston spot

Activists wanted more upscale use

East Boston business leaders say a Burger King on the street corner formerly occupied by a bar in Maverick Square would add 20-30 jobs. East Boston business leaders say a Burger King on the street corner formerly occupied by a bar in Maverick Square would add 20-30 jobs. (Suzanne Kreiter/ Globe Staff)
By Meghan Irons
Globe Staff / April 13, 2009

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Longtime East Boston activists who had high-end dreams for a corner of Maverick Square have lost their battle to keep a Burger King from opening there. (Full article: 767 words)

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