Dudley Square

By - 9/21/16 - 1:04 pm
Proposed Roxbury hotel

Proposed Roxbury hotel.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide next week whether to grant a Roxbury-specific liquor license to the impending Residence Inn by Marriott South End Boston - and to new hotels downtown and in the actual South End. Read more.

By - 9/8/16 - 1:12 pm

UPDATE: China Bo has passed a re-inspection and can re-open.

A health inspector shut China Bo, 49 Warren St. this week partly due to its lack of hot water for washing dishes and hands, partly due to the rodent droppings found atop the heat lamp used to keep food warm. Read more.

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.

By - 9/1/16 - 2:39 pm
Words in Dudley Square

Through tomorrow, Now and There is sponsoring Ramirez Jonas to compile pledges of all sorts on a sign board outside the BPL branch in Dudley Square:

Ramirez Jonas, working with Boston performers, presents a billboard of constantly changing pledges - yours, mine, scientists’, and those of our presidential candidates. Together we’re making a piece of art about promises, those contracts we with make with each other and with ourselves, and the potent speech acts that keep a society together

By - 8/25/16 - 9:59 am

BLDUP reports a developer who had proposed a 25-story tower in Dudley Square last year is now getting ready to file for BRA permission for a 29-story tower that would include retail, commercial and residential space.

By - 7/30/16 - 10:01 pm

Around 5:15 p.m. on St. James Street, WHDH reports.

By - 7/9/16 - 11:56 pm

The Globe reports on a vigil this morning in Dudley Square for recent victims of police shootings - and for the five police officers killed in Dallas.

NECN reports on the annual police/community basketball tournament at Jeep Jones Park today.

By - 6/22/16 - 10:12 pm
Ad stapled to tree

A disgusted citizen reports somebody advertising jobs selling stuff door to door in other states has stapled the fool ads on trees in Dudley Square.

Via Jed Hresko, who's posted photos of lots of the ads (link requires Facebook login).

By - 6/7/16 - 2:06 pm

Tory Bullock ponders what's happening to Dudley Square.

By - 4/20/16 - 6:13 pm

The Bay State Banner reports the impending demise of A Nubian Notion, not because of gentrification or anything like that, but because the generation of the family running the place is all at retirement age and all their kids decided to go into different careers.

By - 1/7/16 - 6:13 pm

Jennifer Garvey, already facing a lawsuit for the way she handled a woman complaining about her treatment of an elderly person at Dudley station, now faces criminal charges of causing injury while violating a person’s civil rights, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery, and two counts of filing a false report on the incident, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 12/16/15 - 5:41 pm

Boston Police report officers who heard gunfire in front of Roxbury Municipal Court shortly before noon yesterday, spotted the alleged shooter running away and were able to catch up with him and place him under arrest. Read more.

By - 11/21/15 - 10:02 am
Packing up coats at BPS in the Bolling Building in Dudley Square

Katherine and Jasmine, Simmons students, work to package coats. Photo by Eastie Strong.

Volunteers at the Bolling Building in Dudley Square are busy today packaging 8,200 new winter coats for distribution next week to BPS students who need them.

Operation Warm bought the coats with donations from BNY Mellon, Genzyme Corporation, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, People’s United Community Foundation, the TD Charitable Foundation and a Boston-area philanthropist who wants to remain anonymous, according to BPS. Read more.

By - 10/29/15 - 7:43 am

The Huntington News reports on the opening of the Haley House's Dudley Dough in the Bolling Building - which offers profit sharing to employees.

By - 10/18/15 - 12:30 pm

Boston Police report officers managed to subdue a man who'd been waving a BB gun that looked like a real gun during an argument on Roxbury Street Friday evening. Read more.

By - 9/28/15 - 7:07 pm

A city task force is urging Boston officials to create a Dudley Square/Uphams Corner "neighborhood innovation district" to bring entrepreneurs, jobs and new housing into the area as start-ups create the next generation of businesses in whatever field the district becomes known for - maybe education, given the new location of BPS headquarters. Read more.

By - 9/21/15 - 5:44 pm

Shelisa Bittle, 26, of Somerville, whose arrest at the back of a T bus Friday was captured on video was released on personal recognizance today on at her arraignment in Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of larceny, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/19/15 - 6:47 pm

Transit Police are investigating the way a woman was arrested on a bus at Dudley station yesterday morning after she allegedly stole from another woman running a small pushcart at the station - but say an initial review shows the alleged thief is to blame for a commotion captured on video. Read more.

By - 8/19/15 - 7:04 pm

Mary Celeste Holmes of Roxbury charges Transit Police officers violated her civil rights when she complained about the way they were allegedly manhandling an elderly woman at the Dudley T station and they responded by using pepper spray on her, beating her with a baton and smacking her phone out of her hands as she was on the line with 911. Read more.

By - 8/14/15 - 10:46 am

Chris Faraone reports on the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism's table at a recent movie night in Dudley Square - a table complete with portable typewriters (kids, ask your mom) and reporters letting residents tell their stories.