Hyde Park Avenue

By - 3/23/17 - 9:15 am

The Bulletin reports the city is currently studying traffic in Wolcott Square - the southernmost square in the city - and could spend up to $1 million to replace the antiquated lights at the complex intersection.

The work comes at a possibly critical time for the neighborhood: Read more.

By - 3/14/17 - 1:31 pm
Stuck bus on Hyde Park Avenue

Pamela Aimee has a ringside seat to watch T workers try to extricate a stuck 32 bus near Diaz Variety on Hyde Park Avenue towards Forest Hills - in almost the same exact spot where another 32 bus got stuck in a snowstorm last month.

By - 2/18/17 - 12:59 pm

WFXT reports both C&V Automotive - where a customer had his pelvis crushed - and the neighboring Little Haiti restaurant were shut by city inspectors for a variety of "serious" violations.

According to a health inspector's report, Little Haiti, in the same building as the garage, was shut for: Read more.

By - 2/9/17 - 5:51 pm
Big tow truck for stuck 32 bus on Hyde Park Avenue

Pamela Aimee had a ringside seat to watch a T tow truck try to haul away a 32 bus that got stuck on Hyde Park Avenue in Roslindale this afternoon. This was shortly before 5 p.m. - about an hour after she first spotted it stuck.

By - 1/11/17 - 10:55 pm

Around 10:20 p.m. outside 1833 Hyde Park Ave., just south of Neponset Valley Parkway. The initial call to police came from firefighters who heard the gunfire at at the fire house around the corner from the shooting scene. His injuries are not considered life threatening.

By - 1/10/17 - 12:31 pm

The owner of Delicias Dominicanas, 635 Hyde Park Ave., vowed this morning to avoid a repeat of a late-night November incident in which Boston Police detectives found karaoke booming out of the place at levels far higher than allowed by city code. Read more.

By - 12/4/16 - 5:32 pm

Around 5:10 p.m. at 699 Hyde Park Ave., south of Canterbury Street. Nobody hit.

This is down the street from where a man was pistol whipped on Nov. 12.

By - 11/12/16 - 5:47 pm

Police are investigating a possible home invasion at 659 Hyde Park Ave., in which two men with guns burst into a residence around 5:30 p.m. and hit a man in the head with a gun.

By - 7/20/16 - 5:33 pm
Halloween candy in Hyde Park

Workers at the Hyde Park Shaw's cleared several shelves today so they could unload these goodies.

By - 7/3/16 - 11:31 pm
Fire at 750 Hyde Park Ave. in Hyde Park.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at Meineke Auto Repair, 749 Hyde Park Ave., erupted around 5 a.m. and went to three alarms before being brought under control.

There were no injuries. The cause is under investigation.

By - 6/13/16 - 2:12 pm

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.

By - 6/5/16 - 5:15 pm
Stop work order in Forest Hills

On Friday, an ISD inspector slapped a stop-work order on one of the fences outside the former Yang's Martial Arts Academy on Hyde Park Avenue because the contractor never got a permit to demolish the building it demolished.

UPDATE: Developer says ISD issued all the relevant permits months ago, that ISD only issued the order because it misplaced them and that work has started again today. See the comments for more.

By - 3/20/16 - 12:15 pm
Corvus oculum corvi non eruit

In the Athens of America, why wouldn't we express ourselves in the ancient tongues? This pair of small posters outside the Forest Hills T stop literally say "A crow doesn't pluck out another crow's eye," in Latin. It's how they gory Romans referred to the concept that we usually explain as "honor among thieves." But why did somebody feel the need to express this?

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 - 3/6/16 - 6:07 pm

Boston firefighters are at 1830 Hyde Park Ave. for what is now a one-alarm fire.

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 - 2/2/16 - 7:43 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the shuttered market at 18 Hyde Park Ave., across from the T stop, would become Forest Hills Fine Wines under a proposal that goes before the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council tonight.

By - 1/21/16 - 4:22 pm
Riding a wheelie in Hyde Park

Photo by Greta Gaffin.

As we waited for the light at West Street, this guy slowly made his way down Hyde Park Avenue towards Cleary Square on a motorized wheel thing.

By - 1/5/16 - 7:18 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Briar Rose on Hyde Park Avenue has wilted.

It's the latest restaurant to close (or to never even open) at that spot. It was also Kevin Twohig's second go at a restaurant on Hyde Park Avenue, after Maggie Mae's up at Canterbury Street in Roslindale (where Delicias Dominicanas is now).

By - 12/12/15 - 9:13 pm
House on Hyde Park Avenue decorated for Christmas

They don't have the gaudiest or brightest display, but everybody who spends time on Hyde Park Avenue knows that house near West Street because it's not just decorated for Christmas, but for pretty much every major holiday, including July Fourth and Thanksgiving, and has been for years.