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By adamg - 9/27/22 - 2:04 pm
New project in Nubian Square

Rendering by Stantec.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today two new complexes between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard and Palmer Street in Nubian Square on land that had mostly been used as parking lots for decades following widespread demolition for urban renewal and a highway that never got built. Read more.

By adamg - 9/20/22 - 1:46 pm
Ice Box in its heyday

The Ice Box in its heyday, when you could buy both ice and bottled water.

An auction in November could mean a new owner for the shuttered Ice Box, 3890 Washington St., where generations of Bostonians went when they needed a lot of ice. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/22 - 12:40 pm
Sign that asks if you're looking for a sign

This sign was outside the Brighton Allston Congregational Church in Brighton Center last week.

By adamg - 9/18/22 - 10:51 am

Transit Police report a man was just vibing in the middle of Washington Street at West Concord Street in the South End shortly after midnight when a Silver Line bus driver beeped the horn "to move him along." The man took exception to that, police say: Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/22 - 9:17 am
Washington Street flooding in Chinatown

Rachel McKinney raced to high ground at Washington and Lagrange streets and watched the new Washington River in front of Jaho Coffee around 6 a.m. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/10/22 - 11:54 am
Blocked in MBTA shuttle

Marco shows us the scene this morning at Washington and School streets in Downtown Crossing, where one of those MBTA shuttle buses found itself blocked in and unable to make the turn because of an MBTA truck parked right at the intersection.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 11:52 am

Boston Police report they caught two suspects red-handed inside a nail salon on Washington Street in West Roxbury early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 1:58 pm
McClinton

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Shawn McClinton for raping and beating a woman in the men's room of the Codman Square McDonald's in 2018, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/22 - 10:00 am
New mural at Washington Manor on Washington Street

Adam Castiglioni looked up at Victor "Marka27" Quiñonez's "Souledad," now getting painted on the side of the BHA's Washington Manor building on Washington Street between Worcester and West Springfield streets in the South End.

More on the artist and his mural, part of the city's Transformative Public Art project.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 2:20 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Patrick Grier got a fair trial and so deserves his sentence of life in prison without possibility of parole for repeatedly shooting DeAndre Barboza in Codman Square the day before Barboza's 17th birthday in 2008. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/22 - 2:20 pm

NBC Boston reports one of the two workers injured trying to deal with the flaming bus was released from the hospital yesterday but that the other was admitted for care.

By adamg - 8/5/22 - 10:42 am
Anti-Chinese graffiti in Chinatown

A Chinatown resident photographed the newest illiterate scrawlings at Liberty Tree Plaza, the small space in front of the city-owned China Trade Building and BPL branch at Boylston and Washington streets. She took the photo yesterday, reports it's still there this morning, but says, yes, she'll be reporting it via 311.

By adamg - 8/4/22 - 3:57 pm

Darragh Murphy captured the flaming bus on Washington Street, reports:

Kudos to the driver for safely driving their ON FIRE bus into the @MBTA yard. Also kudos to @BostonFire for arriving in less than a minute and putting out the fire.

Video: Bus flaming in the bus yard.

By adamg - 8/1/22 - 10:13 pm
Detective looks at evidence in Nubian Square

Nubian Square crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports two men were shot near the intersection of Roxbury and Washington streets in Nubian Square around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Both were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries but are expected to survive.

By adamg - 7/23/22 - 6:08 pm
Seized drugs and cash.

Not shown: The shirt.

Boston Police report arresting a man they say sold heroin inside the Downtown Crossing Macy's and that when he was done with that, tried to shoplift a new shirt, too. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/22 - 4:09 pm

Transit Police report arresting a woman who turned into a fighty, spitting whirling dervish of chaos Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/22 - 12:55 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Boston Licensing Board will hold a hearing next Wednesday on whether to let B.K.'s Pub on Washington Street in Roslindale sell its liquor license to Borrachito and the Garret Bar at The Superette on Seaport Boulevard, with Borrachito being your basic New York-style taco place and the Garret Bar a "speakeasy" behind that that those in the know will enter by opening what appears to be the door to a walk-in freezer, but, oops, we've said too much.

By adamg - 7/15/22 - 4:18 pm

Wagner Tejeda-Pena was arraigned today on charges he stabbed at least one person on Washington Street in Roslindale in February - but now faces extradition to Philadelphia, where he faces charges he shot an elderly man out for a walk last month. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/22 - 2:08 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today unanimously approved developers' plans to retain the shell of the former Alexandra Hotel on the Roxbury/South End line as cladding for a new 13-story condo building. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/22 - 5:16 pm

Chowderfest returned to Boston this year, after a couple years away because of, well, you know. City Hall Plaza is under reconstruction, so it was held this year along Washington Street in Downtown Crossing: Read more.

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