Somebody was stabbed on an outbound 34E bus at Washington... Read more
Jen Langley tweets:
Just noticed Arbri Cafe is def gone + grand opening sign on Belgrade for Prime Time Pizza.
Over the past few years, that Belgrade Avenue location, near Walworth, has been home to various incarnations of Albanian (and Albanian owned) restaurants.
From a discussion of the Washington Street trolley and the car barns that sat where the Domino's by the parkway is now.
For years, we've wondered about the green towers on the hill behind the Stop & Shop on American Legion Highway in Roslindale (they're visible from most of the other hills in the area, including ours). The kidlet and I decided they were Towers of Doom - they were... Read more
As seen from our back porch high atop Grew Hill in Roslindale.
Polls opened in Boston this morning with long lines of waiting voters. What are you seeing when you vote? Add a comment.
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Ed. note: Carter Wilkie sent in this "letter to the editor" after the City Council on Wednesday approved a new map for ciy-council districts:
Roslindale loses in redistricting -- again. The neighborhood had one city councilor (District 5) but is now split three ways (districts 4, 5, 7). Even worse, the new center of gravity in district 5 shifts so heavily towards Hyde Park/Mattapan... Read more
Boston Police, state troopers and the State Police helicopter flooded the Arnold Arboretum tonight after somebody tried to hold up an off-duty cop around 9:00 p.m. at South and Bussey streets, Stanley Staco reports. After 45 minutes of intense searching, however, police called off the search without a suspect in custody.
The JP Gazette opens the journalistic faucet on the Ice Box across Washington Street from the Emporium when it talks to an employee about the people who buy water there. The Gazette reassures us:
The Ice Box, which is housed inside a tan-colored, warehouse-looking building, also fittingly offers ice to customers.
Cafe Rialto on Washington Street is shutting its doors, apparently as soon as it can sell off all its beer and wine.
Cafe Rialto goodbye special! Tues-Friday all beer bottles $3.50, all draft beer $4.00 (except bud light $2.50) and all glasses of wine $6.00!! Come on down and get your Cafe Rialto fix before we close our doors!
The location was long the... Read more
Somebody on Grew Avenue in Roslindale is really into Halloween. Their house, their front yard and their large side yard are all decked out for the end of October (note to fans of giant inflatable holiday decorations - the house on... Read more
Just as the Roslindale Day parade was starting in Roslindale Square, the rain let up. By the time the parade was halfway through Belgrade and Walworth, the sun was coming out.
The Somerville High marching band marched in Roslindale:
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A man with a handgun held up the gas station at American Legion Highway and Mt. Hope Street around 9:15 p.m. He's described as black, about 6'2" and wearing a black doorag and a red shirt under a gray sweatsuit with loose-fitting pants - witnesses could see his boxers. He was last seen running towards Cummins Highway.
The owner of a Domino's franchise on the Roslindale/West Roxbury plan has decided against plans to open up shop next to the Subway franchise on Washington Street, across from Adams Park, Roslindale Village Main Street reported this afternoon.
The announcement is a victory for Roslindale merchants - led by Roslindale Village Main Street - and residents opposed to the chainification of the square. Some 200... Read more
Boston Police report seizing a cache of "seven high powered weapons and more than a thousand rounds of ammunition" on Seymour Street in Roslindale today.
Among the weapons seized: an AR-15-style assault rifle, an AK-47-style assault rifle, a .357 revolver, and several large-capacity feeding devices capable of holding armor-piercing ammunition.... Read more
Shortly before 8 p.m., a man who'd just gotten off a bus on Washington Street was robbed by three men on Wellsmere Road near Kittridge. He told police they put a knife to his throat and took his phone.
They're described as black, in their late teens or early 20s. Two were above 6' tall.
An aggravated citizen reports:
I took a cab from my home is roslindale to Logan arriving at 5am. I tried to pay w. credit card but the driver insisted the system wouldn't work until 7. Taxi 592 forest hills independent taxi service. I have been in too many Boston cabs where "the system isn't working" for credit cards.... Read more
A neighborhood retail area that relies on foot traffic is no place for a pizza place that claims most of its business consists of deliveries, Roslindale Square residents and businesspeople told Domino's, which wants to move from a mini-mall off the West Roxbury Parkway to a storefront in Roslindale Square.
Close to 200 people packed a... Read more