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By adamg - 2/26/21 - 9:57 pm
Pair of swans and a duck

Mark McDonald reports that an apparently lonely swan in Mill Pond - the part of the Mother Brook that River Street crosses in Hyde Park - seemed to be a bit happier today now that its partner has rejoined it after several weeks of absence.

By adamg - 2/24/21 - 9:15 am
804 Hyde Park Avenue rendering

Rendering by Context Workshop.

A Framingham developer has filed plans for a five-story, 42-unit residential building at the corner of Hyde Park Avenue and American Legion Highway. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/21 - 10:33 pm
Police at Valencia Road crime scene

Police at the scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was shot in the hip at 15 Valencia Rd. in Hyde Park around 2:35 a.m. Due to the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

In 2019, BPD conducted a drug raid there.

By adamg - 2/20/21 - 10:36 am
Skier at George Wright Golf Course

Mark Smith took in the beautiful winter morning and a cross-country skier also enjoying the day, at the George Wright Golf Course on the Hyde Park/Roslindale line.

By adamg - 2/15/21 - 3:07 pm
Simone Biles and a Queer Eye guy on the side of Olympic Pizza

OK, so Olympic Pizza is the only place to eat in Readville for anybody, never mind Olympic athletes (unless you count the Dunkin' Donuts across the street), but now we know where Simone Biles would eat if she made a wrong turn getting off 128 and got horribly lost, thanks to the billboard on the Hyde Park Avenue side of the place (or maybe she really loves their curly fries).

Ad:
By adamg - 2/5/21 - 10:13 am

A city parks manager said yesterday that Boston is looking at how to put a dog park in every neighborhood - potentially good news for residents in the city's southern half, who currently have none and who have been repeatedly rebuffed by state officials on the large expanses of state parkland in the area. Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/21 - 8:45 pm
Firefighter at Pond Street in Hyde Park

A first-floor fire at 35 Pond St., near Williams Street, in Hyde Park was quickly knocked down but displaced nine residents, at least some of whom took shelter in an MBTA bus.

Firefighters responded around 8:30 p.m.

By adamg - 1/30/21 - 3:16 pm
Giant turkey on Bradlee Street in Hyde Park

A worried citizen files a 311 complaint about a turkey of unusual size ruling the roost on Bradlee Street in Hyde Park: Read more.

By adamg - 1/14/21 - 8:30 pm

Veteran bank robber Angel Robles didn't have much time to live it up with the $383.97 he made off with from a Concord bank last November because investigators were able to lift at least one of his fingerprints from the wipe he held during the robbery and then dropped before he ran out of the bank and back to the stolen U-Haul he had parked outside, according to an FBI agent on the case. Read more.

By adamg - 1/14/21 - 2:05 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports a chain called Crab du Jour plans to open a restaurant in the America's Food Basket mall on Hyde Park Avenue.

It will be the third Cajun boiled seafood place in the area, joining the Cajun Crab Shack, where Flaming Buffet used to be on American Legion Highway in Roslindale, and Shaking Seafood in Roslindale Square.

By adamg - 1/12/21 - 12:31 am

BPD Community Alert

Boston Police have released a video of somebody they want to talk to in their investigation of Storlen Webster's murder on Dec. 13 on Ellis Street in Hyde Park. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/21 - 10:39 am

A national marijuana chain that wants to open a shop and cannabis-products manufacturing facility in Hyde Park tried last night to convince a skeptical president of the local neighborhood association that its place wouldn't mean the quick end to a smaller cannabis outlet proposed a few doors down by three local entrepreneurs. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/21 - 9:57 am

A Jamaica Plain chef and his business partner hope to open a family-centered microbrewery in the Westinghouse Plaza complex this June. Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/21 - 11:28 pm

A man who agreed to go with a new pal to meet some women in Hyde Park was instead robbed by his not-really-a-friend's accomplices when he got out of the car at 175 Clare Ave. around 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 22, E-18 Officer Paul Broderick told the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association tonight. Read more.

By anon - 12/24/20 - 4:47 pm

Since January of 2020, most nights beginning at 10.00 pm or later, there is a constant reverberating noise. Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/20 - 1:15 pm
Police on Ellis Street

Police on Ellis Street. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Storlen Webster.

Boston Police report a man was shot at 10 Ellis St., around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/20 - 5:48 pm
Crunched box truck

Somebody in Hyde Park is selling a 2013 Isuzu diesel box truck for $8,400, with just a couple of issues:

An engine knock rod knock and a case of Storrow Drive Bridgeitis.

H/t Prairie Rose Clayton.

By adamg - 11/19/20 - 1:52 pm

The Boston Cannabis Board this week reversed its earlier denial of plans by an out-of-state chain to turn a former pasta factory on Hyde Park Avenue into a marijuana shop just a block up the street from another shop that would be run by three local entrepreneurs. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/20 - 11:02 pm
Bolivar Soto

Bolivar del Jesus Soto Jr., 20, was a sneakerhead, somebody for whom sneakers were far more than just something to wear on trips outside. Tonight, a fellow member of the Boston sneakerhead community donated a pair of the sort of chunky sneakers he really liked so he could be buried in them. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/20 - 10:15 pm
Bolivar Soto

Victim identified as Bolivar Soto, 20, of Jamaica Plain. GoFundMe page.

Boston Police report a man was shot to death at 18 Church Street between River and Hillis streets, shortly after 10 p.m. Read more.

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