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By adamg - 6/21/19 - 6:23 pm
Truck jammed into Dudley bus station

No doubt there's a hell of a good story behind this truck getting wedged in nice and tight at the Dudley Square bus station this afternoon. "Not a day goes by without some action in Dudley Square," FORCV, who took the photo, notes.

By adamg - 6/15/19 - 12:03 pm

A Boston health inspector shut Crown Fried Chicken, 344 Warren St., this week for "gross unsanitary conditions" that included food soils and grease all over the kitchen, some of it "heavily encrusted" on cooking equipment, no soap or paper towels for workers to wash their hands with and rat droppings behind barrels used for collecting grease. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 3:37 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men they say tried speeding away from a gunfire scene on Degautier Way without their headlights on around 2:20 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/19 - 8:27 pm

The City Council on Wednesday will consider a proposal for a non-binding ballot question this November to stop honoring a Roxbury native who became a colonial governor. Read more.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 11:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting two local men and one from Brockton on charges they began firing away in the area of St. James Street Saturday evening - near where a cluster of BPD officers were interviewing somebody in connection with another incident. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/19 - 10:52 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld Jamel Bannister's second-degree murder conviction for the 2013 murder of Courtney Jackson at the Dudley Square bus station, saying it found no mistakes in the way Bannister was tried and convicted. Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/19 - 11:40 am

The Massachusetts Court of Appeals ruled today a Boston Police detective had no real good reason to deny the co-owner of a Dudley Square store a gun license for personal protection and ordered the department to issue him one. Read more.

By adamg - 1/18/19 - 8:54 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered China Bo, 49 Warren St., shut for violations that included 10 pounds of raw chicken being stored too warm, dead roaches at the bottom of a pizza oven and rodent droppings by the front counter where customers pick up orders. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/19 - 9:31 pm

Mayor Walsh announced tonight that musician William Banfield will be opening a cafe in Dudley Square's Bolling Building that will couple a restaurant with performances that will range from jazz to dance and theater. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/18 - 11:07 am

The Bay State Banner reports on the proposals filed with the Boston Department of Neighborhood Development for several vacant lots in Dudley Square.

By adamg - 12/10/18 - 12:04 pm

It took two follow-up inspections, but China Bo, 49 Warren St., finally met with a Boston health inspector's approval and was allowed to re-open on Friday, according to city restaurant records.

After being shut in November due to a variety of kitchen health issues, the restaurant failed two more inspections before getting cleared to re-open.

By adamg - 11/21/18 - 2:50 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered China Bo, 49 Warren St., shut for a variety of violations that included uncooked spring rolls being kept too warm, raw beef being stored in a sink meant only for hand washing, dirty utensils, including knives, rice cookers and cutting boards, rat droppings and at least one live cockroach. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/18 - 9:38 pm

On Dudley Street at Warren Street, around 9:30 p.m. Police found a man and a woman, both with gunshot wounds to the leg. About 20 minutes later, the third victim walked into a local emergency room. Not long after that, an officer found a gun in a parking lot around the corner on Warren Street.

By adamg - 11/9/18 - 10:05 am

Boston Police report arresting one of the three people they say robbed a woman on Warren Street between Dudley and Zeigler streets around 2:30 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/18 - 4:55 pm
Rain over Kenmore Square

Paula Tennyson watched the rain come down over Kenmore Square and the Fenway around 4 p.m.

Down at Jamaica Pond, this ominous cloud approached quickly - about five minutes after the shot below, a torrential downpour began: Read more.

By adamg - 8/6/18 - 4:22 pm
125 Warren St. architect's rendering

Architect's rendering. Compare to proposal across street.

A Westwood developer has filed plans for a six-story, 41-unit apartment building on Warren Street where it meets St. James Street in Dudley Square - across from Warren from where another developer has proposed a 21-apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/18 - 4:26 pm
124 Warren St. rendering

Architect's rendering.

Developer Michael McGough of Dorchester has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a vacant lot on Warren Street at Winthrop Street in Dudley Square with a five-story, 21-studio apartment building - with ground-floor space for a restaurant or shop. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/18 - 10:32 am
Map of the parcels

The Department of Neighborhood Development hopes to bolster Dudley Square by finding a developer to transform a vacant lot and parking spaces in Dudley Square into a new mixed-use complex. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/18 - 10:09 am
Two of the proposed lots in Dudley Square

Two of the lots, on Washington Street.

The Boston Department of Neighborhood Development and the BPDA are readying bid requests for several vacant lots and one parking lot in Dudley Square in the hopes of seeing more housing and commercial space built in the neighborhood. Read more.

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