Roslindale

By - 4/4/16 - 4:55 pm
Roslindale snow shoveling in April

Jessica Burko captured a pair of hard-working snow shovelers in Roslindale this afternoon.

By - 3/31/16 - 7:47 am

The Bulletin reports developers are looking at putting in a Taco Bell at American Legion Highway and Walk Hill Street and a 140-unit apartment building across the highway at the site of the Calisi florist. Read more.

By - 3/29/16 - 11:48 am
Future home of Tony's Market in Roslindale

Work began in earnest last week to turn an old dry-cleaning place on Washington Street at Durnell Avenue into the new home of Tony's Market, as Chris Dagdigian shows us.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the neighborhood, Terry Klein reports the old Weld-American gas station at Weld and Centre streets was reduced to rubble today to make way for a 16-unit condo building: Read more.

By - 3/26/16 - 10:33 am
Line for bagels in Roslindale Square

You don't often see people lining up for anything in Roslindale Square, but as roving UHub photographer Chris Dagdigian found, an Exodus Bagels pop-up at Redd's in Rozzie this morning brought out the bagel-starved Roslindalians:

"Hope this encourages them to open a storefront," he says.

By - 3/26/16 - 10:27 am

Around 3:40 a.m. on Kittredge Street near Cliftondale.

On a Roslindale discussion group on Facebook, City Councilor Tim McCarthy reports:

After touching base with the Capt.- It happened at 44 Kittredge Street. People heard shots fired and a car driving away at a high rate of speed about 3:41 AM. BPD doesn't believe he was targeted- No injuries and nothing further- BPD is investigating.

By - 3/23/16 - 9:20 am
Two turkeys atop a house in Roslindale

Laura Kollett spotted these two turkeys this morning atop a house on South Street in Roslindale, near the train station.

Meanwhile, Jeff Sullivan shows us a more grounded turkey, in a parking lot off Truman Parkway and Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park: Read more.

By - 3/21/16 - 9:48 pm

Shortly after 9:30 p.m. outside 115 Brookway Rd. in the Archdale development by two guys dressed all in black. One was black, the other possibly Hispanic, with a goatee.

By - 3/21/16 - 6:57 pm

Adam Kessel reports that Exodus Bagels will be doing some pop-up bagel sales at Redd's in Rozzie on Washington Street this Saturday morning. You may recall how last month, the Chubby Chickpea did several shakshuka Israeli brunches at 7 Star Bistro. Is a deli popup far behind?

By - 3/17/16 - 7:40 pm
Sunset over Roslindale

Chamomile Tea took in the sunset over Roslindale Square this evening. More sunset and rainbow photos.

By - 3/15/16 - 12:12 pm

At Atlantic Drain Service on Hyde Park Avenue near Blakemore Street. Gordon Bedford reports a man was changing a tire on a sewer-vacuum truck when the truck shifted and landed on the driver, around 11:45 a.m. A specialized BFD "tech rescue" crew rushed to the scene; after about 35 minutes of preparation, they were able to lift the truck, get him out and give him over to EMS for transport to the hospital.

Photo of the scene.

By - 3/8/16 - 9:34 am
Proposed Arboretum gateway in Roslindale Square

Proposed pathway entrance at Roslindale Village train stop.

WalkUP Roslindale, Livable Streets and Tufts University are proposing a new bicycle and pedestrian path that would let people get from the Roslindale Village T stop to Forest Hills without having to step foot on Washington Street.

The proposed path would run on MBTA owned land along the Needham Line tracks, then travel along the eastern edge of the Arboretum to the existing Bussey Brook Meadow path to Forest Hills. Read more.

By - 3/3/16 - 6:41 pm

When we got to the Stop & Shop on American Legion a bit ago, we saw a couple of skinny Bennett signs. Green, of course, and hand painted. Read more.

By - 3/2/16 - 7:28 am

Delicias Dominicanas, 635 Hyde Park Ave., goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week for permission to extend its closing time from midnight to 2 a.m.

The board's hearings start at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.

By - 3/1/16 - 3:02 pm

Parts of Roslindale Square and the area up by Peters Hill are without power, although Eversource is hoping to finish repairs by 4:30 p.m..

By - 2/29/16 - 3:04 pm

A man who fled a guy shooting at him on Sherwood Street Saturday was himself arrested when officers found a loaded gun in his car after he escaped getting shot, Boston Police report. Read more.

By - 2/27/16 - 4:43 pm

Outside 39 Sherwood St., around 4:30 p.m.

By - 2/26/16 - 11:25 am
Danilo Medina presidential campaign office in Roslindale

Supporters of Danilo Medina, incumbent president of the Dominican Republic, have set up a campaign office in a former travel agency on Washington Street in Roslindale. The election is May 15.

By - 2/25/16 - 2:03 pm

Boston Strolls asks:

Is there a reliable, affordable place to get my old photographs digitized around here (prefer JP/HP/Rozzie)?

By - 2/23/16 - 4:40 pm
Fire at 175 Florence St. in Roslindale

After the fire was knocked down. Photo by Amanda Verbs.

Reported around 4:20 p.m. at 175 Florence St.

By - 2/18/16 - 5:52 pm

UPDATE: WHDH reports the incident now being investigated as a possible "swatting" or hoax call that brought the SWAT team.

Police have shut the intersection where Canterbury Street, Cummins Highway and American Legion Highway come together as they deal with a man barricaded inside a house on American Legion Highway near Stella Road. American Legion Highway is shut at the other end at the car wash.