Roslindale

By - 4/2/14 - 3:03 pm

The Boston Licensing Board next week considers a license request from somebody who wants to open a froyo place in the old Social Security office on Washington Street.

Delicious YoGurt, LLC (yep) needs a food-serving license to open an eponymous shop at 4198-4206 Washington, just south of the RMV. Its proposed hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

This would be Roslindale Square's second... Read more

By - 3/31/14 - 11:00 am

Wicked Local Roslindale reports on progress to turn the hulking old trolley substation at Washington and Cummings into a restaurant wrapped with new housing.

By - 3/30/14 - 4:18 pm
Stash's Pizza in Roslindale

Stash's Pizza Co. of Norwood is nearing completion of its first Roslindale outlet, at 330 Belgrade Ave. That's the former home of MJ's, which closed last summer.

Stash's says it serves New York-style pizza.

Its opening will end the pizza gap on Belgrade between Rustica Pizza off Walworth and the pizza district along Centre Street in West Roxbury.... Read more

By - 3/28/14 - 10:31 am

The Jamaica Plain Gazette notes the death of Stavros Frantzis, 72.

Twenty years ago, he and former partner Mordechai Levin rehabbed a notorious Hyde Square nightclub and cut a bargain deal to make it the home of Bella Luna Restaurant and Milky Way Lounge. The project revitalized the neighborhood, and Bella Luna/Milky Way is now a JP institution. (Its controversial rent-dispute move to The

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By - 3/27/14 - 8:19 am

Cathy Slade reports:

A few neighborhood watch groups are hosting a meeting open to all, to have a forum to report and share information on neighborhood activity, and searching solutions to keep everyone safe. The meeting will be on Monday, April 7 from 6:30-8PM at the Roslindale Community Center. Organizers hope a community-wide network evolves and meets every other month.

On Monday, a woman... Read more

By - 3/26/14 - 2:22 pm

RozzieGirl123 reports she was the woman mugged near the commuter-rail station last night and describes the attack and aftermath:

Despite this terrible thing that happened, I have never been more proud to live in Roslindale/Boston than I did last night. After the man came after me with the knife and I started screaming, perfect strangers came running out of their houses to chase the

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By - 3/26/14 - 7:50 am

Happened around 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday on Conway Street. One Conway Street resident reports:

I heard a woman screaming, and yelling to call police, so I called 911. I didn't see it happen, but I did look out my window to see the mugger running up Conway Street, around the corner, towards Fairview. Police showed up pretty quickly, and did a thorough search of

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By - 3/24/14 - 8:30 pm

This time, instead of Rozzie Square or Fallon Field, the area along West Roxbury Parkway near Washington Street bzzt-ed out, around 6:00 p.m. Parts of Beech Street also went out.

Blame some damage to high-voltage wires, NStar says. The company forecast restoration by 9 p.m., although some people saw their lights come back around 8:10.... Read more

By - 3/21/14 - 6:19 am

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Thursday in the parking lot of the Citizens Bank branch at 777 South St. Robber got away with a pocketbook and a white iPhone in a yellow Vera Bradley case.

By - 3/19/14 - 9:41 am

Another day, another power outage, this time in the area near Fallon Field.

Eric Gahan reports his power went out around 2 a.m. and was still out around 4:30 a.m.

Todd Johnson reports:

Back on, off from 2-8 am. Cold morning. A few familes on the street have babies and elderly.

NStar responds:

This morning’s scheduled outage in Rosi/West Rox was necessary

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By - 3/11/14 - 8:30 am
Memorial on Rowe Street in Roslindale

The memorial for Brandon John on Rowe Street today.

A concerned citizen has a request about the ad-hoc memorial on Rowe Street:

The memorial where that kid got shot in early January is still here, can that be removed? My family doesn't like the constant reminder that a kid got murdered on our block.

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By - 3/10/14 - 5:00 pm

Sameh Alla goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday for permission to open Rustica Pizza at 146 Belgrade Ave., across from Seven Stars.

Rustica, which already has its sign up, would replace Prime Time Pizza, which replaced Arbri Cafe, which replaced Boston Brickhouse, which replaced Cafe Apollonia.

Alla is seeking hours of 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. for his pizzeria, which would remain the... Read more

By - 3/4/14 - 7:56 pm
Roslindale crash

Mary Fitzgerald spotted the aftermath of a crash outside the Subway on Washington Street in Roslindale Square around 7:40 p.m.

By - 3/1/14 - 7:55 pm

The Ward 19 Democratic Committee will meet Monday, March 3, at 7:00 PM at the Roslindale Community Center. The Committee welcomes any voters registered as Democrats in Ward 19 who are interested in participating in Committee events, and contributing to our mission, to attend our meetings.

All delegates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Caucus who reside in Ward 19 are encouraged to attend.

Roslindale Square... Read more

By - 3/1/14 - 12:18 am

Police from E-5 were kept busy tonight trying to find out who was setting off fireworks in Roslindale. Residents reported hearing the booms from Fallon Field to Allendale Woods around 11:30 p.m.; police spent some time in the area of Centre and Hewlett streets.

By - 2/28/14 - 8:40 pm

A federal appeals court today upheld the conviction of a Dorchester man who pleaded guilty to trying to burn down the businesses and residences of people who annoyed him, from Roslindale to Cambridge, over a two-year period.

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston agreed with Jose Baez that evidence from a GPS device that monitored one of his... Read more

By - 2/28/14 - 5:20 pm

Kathy Cahill asks:

Where to find locally made cannolis in JP-Ros-Hyde Park?

By - 2/24/14 - 2:17 pm

UPDATE: BWSC found the shut-off valve around 2:25 p.m. and police began letting traffic down Washington again. But traffic might be slow for awhile due to the ever popular residual backups - and DPW's need to clean up debris from the flood and put down sand for when all the water freezes.

The neighborhood's main road is now rolling in the deep thanks to a... Read more

By - 2/19/14 - 4:45 pm

Boston Indymedia reports the attorney for Sean Ellis, convicted of shooting Det. John Mulligan to death while he slept in front of a Roslindale Walgreens, says she has new evidence to prove his innocence - and to show that Mulligan had plenty of other people who might have wanted him dead.

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