The Herald Makes Way for Restaurants; Blue Bottle Rising

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• The now-vacant Herald site at the edge of the South End will become home to a splashy retail complex that will include plenty of restaurants. [Globe]

• Blue Bottle’s growth style is slow and steady, and it’s working out for them; look for a Blue Bottled drink to hit grocery stores sometime soon. [WSJ]

• Super Bowl Sunday poses an interesting issue for Indiana, which bans liquor sales on Sundays — not to mention all the other towns and counties with some kind of Sunday “blue law.” Better stock up! [AP via HuffPo]

• Some researchers are calling for sugar to be regulated just like alcohol and tobacco, claiming it causes just as many premature deaths. [LAT]

• For once, good news from the beef industry: The beef we eat today is more environmentally friendly than the stuff of 30 years ago. [Salt/NPR]

The Herald Makes Way for Restaurants; Blue Bottle Rising