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By adamg - 8/28/20 - 10:37 am

BMS Paper Supply says it wants to build 160 apartments and a restaurant on its two-acre site at 3390 Washington St. in Jamaica Plain. Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/20 - 10:16 am

The Kenmore Army & Navy Store, 477 Washington St. in Downtown Crossing, is suing its insurance company for the more than $320,000 it says it's lost due to the Covid-19 crisis - which it says its insurance company is supposed to cover. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/20 - 10:47 pm
Boston EMS gets patient ready for ride to hospital

Boston EMS gets patient ready for ride to nearby hospital. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed at Washington Street and Temple Place around 2 a.m.

As he was being transported to a local hospital with serious injuries that were not, however, considered life threatening, police found a suspect about a block away - a guy covered in blood, possibly from his own minor head injury.

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 8:26 pm
Crime scene on Washington Street in Roslindale

Washington Street crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Around 7:40 p.m. outside the two Nick's shops - the pizza place and the liquor store.

Washington Street inbound is now shut at the parkway. Washington Street outbound remains open.

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By adamg - 7/30/20 - 11:48 am
Terraced tower in New Urban Collaborative proposal

Gateway Nubian rendering. See larger.

Parking lots that now stretch along Melnea Cass Boulevard between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue would become new mixed-use buildings with a park, under proposals submitted to the BPDA by three development teams to create a new gateway complex for Nubian Square. Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/20 - 10:07 am
Moreno in 2018

Boston Police report arresting a Dedham man they say really, really wanted to steal stuff from the 7-Eleven on Washington Street at Massachusetts Avenue in the South End yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/20 - 9:30 am

Aline Kaplan provides some history on the Transcript Building at Washington and Milk, which was home to the Boston Evening Transcript in the days when Washington Street was Boston's Newspaper Row.

By adamg - 7/5/20 - 5:46 pm
Black Lives Matter mural in Nubian Square

Photo via Black Market Nubian.

Black Market Nubian's Kai Grant reports on the painting of the 500-foot-long mural on Washington Street between Palmer and Eustis streets.

By adamg - 6/17/20 - 11:17 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the demise of New Saigon Sandwich on Washington Street.

By adamg - 6/13/20 - 10:06 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m. on Washington Street between Fairmount and Fuller streets. A car was also found with a window shot out there.

By adamg - 6/13/20 - 11:41 am

La Taqueria of Roslindale plans to open an outlet in Dedham on Monday, next to the uBreakiFix on Washington Street at the rotary with Boston Providence Highway. That's just up the street from El Centro and a couple blocks away from Pancho's Taqueria on High Street.

This will be La Taqueria's second outlet.

By adamg - 5/31/20 - 10:25 pm

A peaceful vigil and protest march from Nubian Square to the State House organized by young black people turned heavily white and violent as night fell. As the protest dispersed from the Common, crowds began streaming towards Downtown Crossing, throwing bottles and then bricks at police officers and cruisers. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/20 - 8:40 pm
Shake Shack being boarded up

As Macy's goes, so goes Downtown Crossing, apparently: After downtown's last department store boarded up its display windows and doors the other day, store owners all over the once busy commercial district rushed to do likewise, as Gary Waldeck discovered today. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 9:24 pm

Jay Hajj, owner of Mike's City Diner on Washington Street reported yesterday: Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 3:38 pm

Kurt Power reports stone pillars were pushed over and some plaques removed at the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial on Washington Street.

Update: Mayor Walsh reports that damage has been fixed: Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/20 - 10:48 pm

At Washington Street and Blue Ledge Drive, just north of the Burger King and Nick's, around 10:40 p.m.

By adamg - 5/18/20 - 10:24 pm

At least six shots were fired into the Stop 'N' Gas, 970 Washington St., around 10:15 p.m., by a passenger in a car last seen heading down Gallivan towards Dorchester Avenue. Nobody hit.

By adamg - 5/7/20 - 10:13 am
Statues of soldiers with masks in the South End urging people to stay home

The soldiers at the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial on Washington Street in the South End now wear face coverings and urge people to mask up, wash their hands and stay home during the current crisis.

By adamg - 5/5/20 - 11:10 pm
Beretta handgun

The gun in question.

Boston Police report a coronavirus-related arrest for an incident outside the Citizens Bank branch at 569 Washington St. in Codman Square this afternoon. Read more.

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