Three main types of people attended a community meeting tonight on a pot shop proposed for the intersection of South and Walter streets: People who support the idea of a locally owned shop, especially one in a long derelict storefront; people who don't object to the idea of a pot shop in Roslindale in general, just not at that location; and a smaller group of people who begged the would-be operators to think of the children and not open anywhere near families and Fallon Field. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved plans by Wallpaper City on Poplar Street to add two floors with a total of eight apartments. Read more.
Pot-shop proposals are popping up like daisies across Boston:
On Tuesday, Jody Mendoza and her husband, Richy Peña, hold an outreach meeting for their proposed Mojos pot shop at 1292 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan. Read more.
Shortly after 1:30 p.m. at the American Legion post at 280 South St., near the Forest Hills T stop, Greater Boston Radio reports.
Ted Siefer watched as a city crew power washed away guerilla street markings on Fairview Street at South Street today. Somebody had painted the markings about three weeks ago at the intersection, where some motorists had decided "Stop" was only a suggestion and pedestrians not really worthy of attention.
OK, OK, it was more of a loungin' lizard, soaking up the sun outside the Citizens Bank on South Street in Roslindale Square.
Adam Kessel, who found the wee beastie this morning, took it home and put it in a comfy box for safe keeping until the owner shows up.
Crews have been stripping the asphalt from the roads of Roslindale Square this week for repaving and restriping. And on South and Corinth Street, they've exposed patches of the old paving stones and trolley tracks that used to support the trains powered by the old substation at Washington Street and Cummins Highway.
MassDOT reports crews will shut the intersection of South and New Washington streets in Forest Hills this weekend for work related to the Casey Overpass replacement project. Read more.
Henry's Market, 892 South St., was held up around 10:25 p.m. by three masked men, possibly teens, one of whom showed a gun. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today approved plans to replace a four-storefront block and house at 878 South St., across from Green T at Walter Street, with a three-story, nine-unit residential building. Read more.
Jamaica Plain News reports a juice bar is going into the part of the old Harvest building on South Street that wasn't taken up by the daycare.
Jamaica Plain News covered the re-opening of the expanded BPL branch on South Street today.
753 South, where Derna's used to be, had its "soft" opening this week, according to the folks at Keep Roslindale Quirky. Look for small plates - served on a patio in nicer weather - as well as beer and wine since the place, which has the same owners as Delfino across the street, was one of the first places in Boston to get one of the city's then new neighborhood beer-and-wine licenses, back in 2014.
Shortly before 6:30 p.m. at 1 Metcalf Ct., off South Street, David Finnerty reports. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in.
WalkUp Roslindale held a standout at Walter and South streets this morning to let drivers know they should ease up on the accelerator now that the default speed limit in Boston is down to 25 m.p.h.
As residents from the area around South and Rosemary streets filed into the conference room at Curtis Hall tonight, they were a bit tense: They'd gotten vague notices summoning them to a meeting about a "proposed project" at 162 South St., and these days, along that stretch of South Street, that can only mean one thing: More condos. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeals this morning approved a proposal to replace the shuttered James's Gate at McBride and South streets with an 11-condo building. Read more.
Boston Police are investigating an armed-robbery attempt at the Alfa gas station at Washington and South streets tonight by three men who apparently fled on foot when a Boston officer arrived on scene. Read more.
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