Washington Street

By - 1/14/17 - 2:43 pm
Selling craft beer in the substation basement

Making a sale in the substation.

Roslindale substation back in business for first time in 45 years, this time as a craft-beer store, with restaurant to follow

Roslindale residents, city politicians and Keytar Bear gathered this morning at the old Boston Elevated substation to formally open the new Craft Beer Cellar and to take a look at the state of the cavernous main space, which will become a Chris Douglass restaurant called the Third Rail. Read more.

By - 1/9/17 - 9:04 pm

Boston Police are investigating an armed-robbery attempt at the Alfa gas station at Washington and South streets tonight by three men who apparently fled on foot when a Boston officer arrived on scene. Read more.

By - 1/8/17 - 11:17 pm

Sandy's Variety Store, 378 Washington St., held up around 11:10 p.m. by a black man in his mid-30s, in a black hoodie and shoes and khaki cargo pants. Got cash and a carton of cigarettes.

By - 1/3/17 - 5:27 pm

For the second time in six months, vandals have defaced a mural at the corner of Archdale and Washington Street that depicts a Dominican saying. Unlike in June, today's defacement appears to be the work of two different taggers.

After the first incident, members of the Mayor's Mural Crew repainted the mural about two weeks later. The mural crew, however, consists of high-school students who only work in the summer.

By - 12/28/16 - 10:47 pm

Around 6:40 p.m. outside 3936 Washington St., across from Lochdale, the Globe reports.

By - 12/22/16 - 7:01 pm
Turkeys on Grouse Street in West Roxbury

We spotted about a half dozen turkeys, including these two, roaming Grouse Street at Washington this afternoon.

Earlier:
Might be time to rename Partridge Street.

By - 12/22/16 - 11:35 am

Boston Police report that when an Uber driver arrived at 600 Washington St., near a Chinatown T-stop exit, to pick up a passenger around 3 a.m. on Monday, five people got in his vehicle and one punched him in the face. He was transported to a nearby hospital with a concussion.

By - 12/13/16 - 4:18 pm

A man once sentenced to three years in prison for fatally shooting his friend in the head by accident was arrested yesterday on a variety of gun charges after trying to elude a routine traffic stop, police say. Read more.

By - 12/1/16 - 10:38 am

The Bulletin reports on the infighting that has delayed a BPDA vote on what to do along Washington Street in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, which has devolved into people involved in the process only agreeing to talk to a reporter off the record.

By - 11/30/16 - 9:39 am

Smoke and carbon monoxide from drenched manholes at Washington and Kneeland streets started filling some basement buildings around the intersection of Washington, Stuart and Kneeland streets around 9 a.m. Firefighters evacuated the HI Boston Hostel at 19 Stuart St. due to high carbon-monoxide readings.
Read more.

By - 11/29/16 - 6:15 pm

Around 6 p.m. at Washington and St. Gregory streets. Nobody hit.

By - 11/16/16 - 5:57 pm

Malfunctioning traffic lights at Washington and New Washington streets have created gridlock in all directions: Traffic heading south on Washington Street is now backed up to Egleston Square; traffic heading north is so bad it took one guy an hour to get to the T stop from Dedham.

By - 11/14/16 - 3:04 pm

At 482 Washington St., across Tremlett from Dorchester Municipal Court, around 2:55 p.m. The victim's injuries are not considered life threatening.

By - 11/14/16 - 9:35 am

Like most of us, Natalia remembers when Filene's was replaced with the Filene's Memorial Hole. When it started getting filled in with a building, she started taking pictures of Millennium Tower getting built.

Since I worked in downtown and generally carried my camera with me everywhere I went, I decided to start documenting the progress of the tower.

By - 11/9/16 - 10:39 am

Horn's Jeweler, 339 Washington St., will change its name so nobody will confuse it with E.B. Horn, which has been operating in downtown Boston since 1839. Read more.

By - 10/29/16 - 3:00 pm

Boston Police report two people, a woman believed to be in her 30s, and a male in his teens, were shot around 2:25 p.m. outside 152 Washington St., near Morse Street.

The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The teen was treated for a less serious injury.

2016 murders in Dorchester and other neighborhoods.

By - 10/16/16 - 5:44 pm

Because it seems Hatoff's on Washington Street in JP, with the famous slogan, ran out of gas this afternoon. Disappointed motorists can, of course, wash their sorrows away at the Drinking Fountain.

By - 10/3/16 - 9:54 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports one of the co-owners of James's Gate is looking at moving into the equally deceased Coco's Lounge on Washington Street with a new place called the Gate.

By - 9/13/16 - 4:39 pm

Around 2:15 p.m. at Washington Street and Granfield Avenue, Matt Shatkin reports. Some residents reported hearing three shots. No one hit.

By - 9/5/16 - 4:27 pm

Boston EMS Incidents reports somebody was found stabbed in the stomach at the Dudley bus station around 3:40 p.m.