Mission Hill

By - 3/6/16 - 5:58 pm

Boston Police report a sneaker sale arranged online ended on Tremont Street with a ruse involving a bogus payment and, when that didn't work, a shirt lifted to display what appeared to be a gun. Read more.

By - 2/16/16 - 4:58 pm
Proposed 1470 Tremont St. project

A developer wants to tear an old wooden house at Tremont and Sewall streets and include the facades of six neighboring row houses as the fronts for a new apartment complex that would include 33 apartments, including some rare four-bedroom units.

Developer Jason Savage, who has been building on Mission Hill for 16 years, says the project would include: Read more.

By - 1/30/16 - 12:20 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed 35 South Huntington Ave. building

Architect's rendering of what building would look like with no trolley tracks in front.

A developer wants to replace a couple of parking lots and a derelict old building with a six-story residential complex on South Huntington Avenue, next to the Wok N Talk near the intersection with Huntington Avenue. Read more.

By - 1/15/16 - 11:34 pm

Boston Police and friends identify the man found fatally shot inside 55 Fenwood Rd. on Wednesday as Eden Jacquet, 30.

Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help his family, including his young daughter, Elaina.

By - 1/13/16 - 11:46 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating an "unknown medical situation" at 55 Fenwood Rd. around 7:40 p.m. found a man with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died.

By - 1/3/16 - 10:42 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

MadTy watched the sun come up this morning over Marina Bay from Morrissey Boulevard.

He wasn't the only one up early. Sharon McAuliffe watched the sun come up over the Longwood Medical Area and Mission Hill: Read more.

By - 12/31/15 - 10:30 am

Lloyd's of London has sued the owner of a Mission Hill apartment building over a 2014 fire, apparently caused by a rooftop barbecue, to recover the money it had to pay out to the owners of a neighboring building.

In a lawsuit filed this week in US District Court in Boston, Lloyd's said it paid $79,434.70 to the owners of 25 Wigglesworth for damage from what turned into a two-alarm fire on June 30.

Lloyd's says the landlord was negligent in: Read more.

By - 12/19/15 - 6:02 pm
King-Settles Jr.

Boston Police report Boston's latest homicide victim is D'Andre King-Settles, shot to death around 4 p.m. yesterday outside 60 Annunciation Rd. in the Alice Taylor project.

He was 17.

His older brother, Richard T. King Jr., was stabbed to death on Trotter Court in 2011, age 22. His father died in 2007, just 35. He leaves his mother, a brother and a sister.

By - 12/18/15 - 6:53 pm

Around 4 p.m. at 60 Annunciation Rd., Boston Police report.

By - 11/7/15 - 8:38 am
Tree asks people to stop putting trash around it at the base of  Mission Hill

Chris in Boston noticed a tree at Huntington and South Huntington avenues had a request for passersby this morning: Stop leaving trash around it.

Ed. note: Given its location, the tree should probably also be asking people to drive more carefully in the rain and not crash into it.

By - 10/16/15 - 1:06 pm

Luis Bodden-Maximo and his girlfriend had just sat down for lunch at the Brigham Circle TGI Friday's on Sept. 16 when trouble walked in the door - in the form of an H-Block gang member in a hoodie,who rushed into the restaurant and stared at him, then ran out. Read more.

By - 10/4/15 - 11:27 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot in the arm shortly after 4 a.m. on Parker Street near the rotary.

By - 10/1/15 - 2:26 pm

A city zoning rule that bans more than four undergraduates in an apartment isn't working, city officials said today, so they've begun looking at changes that would let them start levying fines on landlords who persist in overcrowding their units. Read more.

By - 9/28/15 - 9:56 am
Abandoned suitcase on Mission Hill

A curious citizen wonders about the suitcase abandoned in some brush at Fitzgerald Park on St. Alphonsus Street:

Suitcase in batch of poison ivy for weeks now. Was it stolen and dumped here? Is it evidence? We may never know cuz it's in a massive batch of poison ivy!

By - 9/16/15 - 12:49 pm

Around 12:15 p.m.in the Stop & Shop parking lot on Calumet Street, near where it meets Huntington Avenue and Tremont Street. Boston Police report the victim was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Herald reports the man, in his 20s, was "targeted."

By - 9/1/15 - 9:37 pm

Grantland has the amazing story of the "drug-addled, beer-guzzling hardcore punks who made the most popular T-shirts in Boston history."

By - 8/16/15 - 12:28 pm
SUV crashed at Huntington and South Huntington avenues, Mission Hill

Julio Salado happened upon this SUV inside Nana's Hair Braiding on Huntington Avenue at South Huntington around 10:45 a.m.

By - 8/10/15 - 11:10 am

On Mission Hill, Station Street divides Gurney and Halleck streets.

Or maybe we had a Nabsico cookie fan naming streets, at least based on one intersection in Mattapan, where Lorna and Doone intersect.

By - 8/4/15 - 10:02 pm

Eversource has some work to do.

By - 7/19/15 - 5:08 pm
Pointing out a hole on Huntington Avenue

Time was, people would just take photos of potholes and file them with Citizens Connect. But possibly following the lead of the Brighton thumbs-down citizen, this concerned citizen points out a hole on Huntington at Wigglesworth to make sure the city doesn't miss it.