Washington Street

By - 12/5/18 - 9:53 am
Proposed rehab, expansion of Alexandria Hotel on Massachusetts Avenue

The new owners of the shambling Alexandra Hotel on Washington Street at Mass. Ave. have filed their detailed plans to build a 150-room hotel on the site. Read more.

By - 12/1/18 - 10:30 pm

Kim Kendricken reports that around 8 p.m., she drove past an unusual scene on Washington Street inbound, just before West Roxbury Parkway: A deer lying on the ground, with two cars pulled over and some glass in the road. She said the deer did not appear mortally wounded: Read more.

By - 11/30/18 - 10:33 am
A lot of pills

A lot of pills.

Boston Police report arresting Larinso Myers, 69, yesterday morning after a search of his apartment at Council Tower, 2875 Washington St. in Roxbury, found "hundreds of prescription narcotics" and a loaded, high-capacity gun. Read more.

By - 11/25/18 - 6:37 pm

Washington Street is shut at Essex Street as crews try to clean up roughly 150 gallons of heating oil that spilled in the basement of 600 Washington St. shortly after 5 p.m.

By - 11/7/18 - 8:46 am

This morning at Washington and Stimson streets, near Grove Street, WCVB reports.

By - 11/4/18 - 12:40 pm
Gilchrist's at the corner of Washington and Winter streets in downtown Boston

Marion Trikosko captured the scene at the intersection of Washington and Winter streets, looking towards Tremont Street in what we now call Downtown Crossing, one August day in 1964. Gilchrist's is now the Corner, Albert's is an AT&T store.

From the Library of Congress's collection of Boston photos and drawings.

By - 11/1/18 - 9:09 am
Architect's rendering of 544 Washington St. in Brighton

Architect's rendering

Encore Properties of Newton, which owns several buildings on Washington Street at Langley Road, has filed plans to replace them with a five-story, 37-unit condo building that would include ground-floor retail space. Read more.

By - 10/31/18 - 9:35 am
Proposed building at Washington and Allston streets in Brighton

Architect's rendering of the view at Washington and Allston streets.

A New York developer has filed detailed plans to replace the Whole Foods and Citizens Bank branch on Washington Street in Brighton with a 270-unit residential building - with enough space to build a new and larger Whole Foods and a Citizens branch. Read more.

By - 10/23/18 - 4:36 pm

Sept. 5 was last call at the Last Drop for one Oak Square man after a series of incidents that left him with a bloody, possibly broken nose and a bartender losing his job there. Read more.

By - 10/10/18 - 3:56 pm
Window damage

As Glenn Whidden discovered this morning, whoever tried smashing his way in didn't succeed, but did leave behind evidence in the form of the pipe he used and his blood from where he cut himself on the window. The store was closed at lunchtime.

By - 10/10/18 - 10:06 am
Architect's rendering of senior-citizen building in Roxbury

Architect's rendering, featuring a flock of birds.

A non-profit group is proposing a six-story, 52-unit apartment building for senior citizens as part of the Bartlett Place development off Washington and Bartlett streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By - 10/9/18 - 2:57 pm
50 Stedman St. rendering

Architect's rendering

A South Boston developer is betting people will want to live in what could be a "gateway project" to transform Stedman Street in Jamaica Plain from a collection of truck yards and cinderblock buildings into a new residential area. Read more.

By - 10/6/18 - 11:45 pm

Updated, 9:50 a.m., Sunday.

An attendant in his early 60s at the Fabian gas station on Washington Street at Melville Avenue was shot during a robbery attempt around 11:35 p.m. Read more.

By - 9/29/18 - 9:18 pm

Around 9:10 p.m. on Washington Street near Fuller Street. One vehicle also hit; several shell casings recovered.

By - 9/19/18 - 9:00 pm

Roslindale Village Main Street reports that the JP-based Chilacates will be opening its latest outlet in the Washington Street space vacated by Redd's in Rozzie and Tony's Market. Read more.

By - 9/11/18 - 12:24 pm
Where triple deckers would go in Roslindale

Proposed lot, across from Burger King, CVS, liquor store and sub shop.

The Board of Appeals today approved a Dorchester developer's plans for three triple deckers on a ledgy outcropping across from the Burger King in Washington - provided he can work out a driveway issue with a neighbor for the 28-space parking lot he wants to build. Read more.

By - 9/9/18 - 10:01 am
Burning car and street in Roslindale

Around 1:30 a.m., Jay Kraft was awoken by a burning car sending flames down Washington Street near Albano Street.

David Rajfer watched firefighters put out fire along spilled gasoline down the street: Read more.

By - 9/8/18 - 9:44 pm
Crash on Washington Street in Roslindale

Gradon Tripp photographed the aftermath of a crash, apparently between a car and a motorcycle, on Washington Street at Healey Field in Roslindale shortly before 9:30 p.m.

NECN reports one person was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

By - 9/6/18 - 9:53 am

The city didn't just decide to put up random plastic stanchions in the square for the heck of it. Walk Up Roslindale explains how the stick things and new markings are an attempt to "calm" traffic, to make drivers go slower, to make the roads safer for pedestrians and bicyclists - and the drivers themselves.

By - 9/6/18 - 8:20 am
Flipped car in Roslindale

Around 6:30 a.m., a car flipped on Washington Street in Roslindale, on the side towards Forest Hills, near Puritan Ice Cream. Read more.