There's a new store-closing sign on the front of Jersusalem Trading on Poplar Street, which was the square's only source for beds and unusual living-room accoutrements. Anybody know what's taking its place?
Residents living near the house on a hill at Poplar Street and Augustus Avenue plan to seek city landmark status to keep it from being torn down. Read more.
We just walked through Roslindale Square and there are so many gypsy moths you have to keep your mouth closed to avoid one flying in. Reports are coming in of equally gross conditions in South Boston and Dorchester.
Josh Deering reports his flight into Logan last night had to sit 20 or 25 minutes at the gate to clear a swarm of the moths to connect the jetway.
When we walked into the Stop & Shop on American Legion Highway in Roslindale this afternoon, one of the first things we saw was this giant fruit thing (how could we miss it?). Turned out it was a jackfruit, and at just $1.49 a pound seemed a bargain, but we resisted the temptation because, really, where do you put something like that?
By the time we were finished shopping, the store's sole jackfruit was gone.
Exodus Bagels, which has been selling its wares at finer farmer's markets and pop-ups everywhere (or at least in JP and Roslindale) announced today it's found a permanent home in Roslindale - in space formerly occupied by the Tables of Contents catering service next to the Bellevue commuter-rail stop off Belgrade Avenue.
Roslindale residents who'd enjoyed the bird-in-hand mural at Washington and Archdale woke up this morning to find some jerk had spray-painted his name over its lower half.
The mural, painted less than a year ago, was an homage to the area's Dominican residents and depicts a Dominican saying: "A bird in the hand is worth a hundred flying in the air."
Some 100 Boston Latin School parents and alumni - and some students - rallied on the steps of the school this morning to show their support for Headmaster Lynne Mooney Teta and Assistant Headmaster Malcolm Flynn - and to demand a seat at the table for discussions on selecting the next headmaster at the exam school. Read more.
In the area of Kittredge and Washington streets, due to a transformer that blew up, per Keeping Rolindale Quirky.
Jamaica Plain News roots out the news that researchers have discovered a previously unknown species of truffles in our very own Arnold Arboretum. No word when we can expect truffles-mad pigs to start snouting around the grounds.
Around 11:30 p.m. at 4590 Washington St.
The suspect is described as a black man, 5'5" or 5'6" and 180 or 190 lbs., wearing a black hoodie and a hat.
Roslindale Wants to Play reports that Pagel Playground, which currently consists of two fields, will be getting an unusual play structure, one of only three of its kind in the entire country.