Man robbed at knifepoint on Hyde Park Avenue in Roslindale; two of three suspects quickly nabbed

A man had a small phone speaker stolen at knifepoint around 9:30 p.m. outside Atlas Liquors, 591 Hyde Park Ave.

Police began looking for three teens on BMX bikes, one wearing a T-shirt wrapped around his neck, and apprehended two of them within 15 minutes.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 21:30

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No kidding: There are goats in Hyde Park

We drove down West Street to the very end (just past River) this afternoon and, yes, just like we herd, there were goats there, behind a fence in a new "Goat Management Area."

The Southwest Boston Community Development Corp. rented the four goats for eight weeks to eat up a really baaad infestation of poison ivy on a city-owned urban wild off the Neponset River - through which local high-school kids will lay down paths after the goats leave. According to the city:

Garden says it knew Avicii concert could be trouble - it just didn't realize how much

TD Garden officials said today they tripled the number of ambulances they normally have on hand for a concert and added extra security guards and other staffers to deal with what they knew could be an onslaught of pre-gamed ticketholders streaming in for a June 25 concert by the Swedish EDM DJ.

Dorchester to get eponymous restaurant

The owners of Shenanigans in South Boston have bought an old party-supply store on Neponset Avenue and plan to turn it into a full-service restaurant with a similar theme and menu.

At a Boston Licensing Board hearing today, co-owner Paul Adamson and attorney Carolyn Conway said the new restaurant, to be called the Dorchester, will serve basic American fare for lunch and dinner at 367 Neponset Ave.

Conway said Adamson and co-owner Mark Cummings are making an investment in a neighborhood on the cusp of revitalization, one that is ripe for a good restaurant to anchor it.

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