UPDATE: Police say he shimmied down a garden hose, rather than jumped.
A man wanted for a stabbing on Friday who was holed up with his family in a third-floor apartment in Roslindale's Archdale escaped police by jumping out his third-floor window last night, WCVB reports.
There's this house on Robert Street in Roslindale that has a concrete dog statue outside (to go with their concrete lion statues, of course). She's raring to go for the upcoming holiday.
The BRA board of directors meets Tuesday to decide, among other things, whether to allow construction of a 16-unit condo building at what is now the decaying Weld-American gas station at Weld and Centre streets. Read more.
State officials come to Roslindale next week to discuss the intersection of Walter Street with Centre Street between the Arboretum and Hebrew SeniorLife. Read more.
If you live in the path of Logan Airport departures there's no doubt you were unable to sleep the morning of Saturday, October 31, 2015. He's a chart of the flights from about 5:30 A.M. to about 9:00.
The same data is presented here as a gif.
A sleepless citizen files a complaint from Cornell and Kittredge streets in Roslindale:
Awful piercing loud beeping noise outside every 10-15 seconds near intersection of Cornell and kittredge, for two days now, round the clock- what is it and who can shut it off?? Its maddening.
Ed. question: Could it be a smoke detector going off at the house that caught fire at Kittredge and Glendower a couple nights ago?
Studio Luz Architects of South Boston, co-founded by Hansy Better Barraza of Roslindale, has won a 2015 American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies for an unusual house on Meyer Street on the Roslindale/JP line: Read more.
A fire did extensive damage to the third floor and roof of 314 Kittredge St. in Roslindale this evening.
Boston firefighters responded around 6:15 p.m. to the three-story house for a fire that quickly went to two alarms. Read more.
Immediate neighbors of a 19-unit, two-building condo proposal for land behind the Roslindale Square municipal parking lot raised issues of setback, privacy and loss of sun at a BRA meeting at the Roslindale Community Center tonight. Once the developer and his architect agreed to work on those, the talk turned, as it usually does, to parking - and the issue of increasing the housing stock in a neighborhood that has been largely been unaffected by the building boom hitting other parts of the city. Read more.
Geese paddled around Turtle Pond in Stony Brook Reservation this morning.
At-large city councilor Steve Murphy called for restrictions on development in Boston at a candidate forum in Roslindale tonight. Fellow at-large councilor Ayanna Pressley, meanwhile, wants to look at restricting the numbers of certain types of franchise operations in particular neighborhoods. Read more.
A South Boston developer is proposing to tear down two two-family houses behind the Roslindale Square municipal parking lot and replace them with a single 19-unit condo building and a parking lot. Read more.
Effie's Kitchen on Poplar Street, where Wapo Taco used to be, opened this weekend as the first Greek restaurant in Boston's most heavily Greek neighborhood. Read more.
People were getting their phones out along Centre Street in West Roxbury this evening to take photos of the sunset.
And people everywhere else were looking up as well: Read more.
Joined by district City Councilor Matt O'Malley, residents in the area of Weld and Centre streets once again told developers their proposed replacement for the collapsing old Weld-American gas station is just too big. Read more.
Roslindale residents bundled up a little more today as they lined the route of the 40th annual Roslindale Day Parade.
Fortunately, there was no precip, so these dancers were only metaphorically "singin' in the rain:" Read more.
Molly shows us why the area around Knoll and Selwyn streets in Roslindale lost power around noon.
City Councilors Tim McCarthy (Hyde Park, Roslindale and Mattapan) and Michelle Wu (at large) hope to hold a hearing at which MBTA officials can explain the differing fares for commuter-rail stations within Boston city limits - in particular at stations south of Forest Hills. Read more.
Workers have been busy lately getting the old Wapo Taco on Poplar Street and the former Bel Lounge on Washington Street for new tenants.