Dudley Square

Dudley Square

By - 7/25/15 - 10:03 pm

Shortly before 9:30 p.m. at Harrison Avenue and Ziegler Street, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 7/10/15 - 3:52 pm

Leave Blue Hill Avenue alone, Rodney Singleton writes:

As if a poor mix of for sale housing affordability, failed retail anchor in Wal-Mart, leasing land it cannot develop, giving artist all the credit over an entire community, or selling once public lands it owns to a charter school most kids in Roxbury cannot attend were not enough. Nuestra CDC the developer now sees fit to reamed parts of Roxbury for its own gain? Mr. Price, head of Nuestra, would never try this in his home town of Milton!

Globe: Some want to rename Roxbury enclave after Menino.

By - 7/1/15 - 10:58 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a beer-and-wine license to Haley House for its proposed Dudley Dough pizza place in the new Bolling Building in Dudley Square. Read more.

By - 6/25/15 - 6:59 pm

The Bay State Banner reports on developer Ken Guscott's plans for a building that would have commercial space on the first nine floors, apartments on floors above that and condos higher up, on land he owns across from the Dudley T stop. Read more.

By - 6/23/15 - 5:07 pm

A correspondent forwarded a photo of a flier he spotted in Mr. G's Plaza in Dudley Square today.

Says they're on quite a few building in the Dudley area, adds, "So upset to know people that think this way live so close," really would love to know who's responsible: See the flier.

By - 5/8/15 - 2:41 pm

Around 2:35 p.m. at Warren and Dudley streets.

By - 4/21/15 - 4:33 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Jamel Bannister, 24, of Dorchester, on a charge of second-degree murder for the death of Courtney Jackson at the Dudley bus station on Feb. 28, 2013, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

A second man, Brian Cooper, 27, of Mattapan, pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree murder earlier this month for the death.

According to the DA's office, Bannister and Cooper got into an argument with Jackson around 9:30 p.m.:

By - 4/8/15 - 7:54 am

The Dig reports on a meeting on Monday of a group tasked with overseeing development that did not end well.

By - 3/19/15 - 9:11 am

The Bay State Banner reports the owner of the buildings that now house the One United and Citizen’s Bank branches is working with a team of developers to transform the site into a new complex featuring residential units, office space and stores.

By - 2/17/15 - 10:56 am

Suya Joint, which had a beer and wine license when it was on Poplar Street in Roslindale, wants to sell that license to a downtown pizza place rather than use it at its new location at 185 Dudley St.

A new law that expanded the number of liquor licenses in Boston with the goal of bringing more restaurants to neighborhoods just like Dudley Square has so far failed to result in any new liquor licenses in Roxbury.

Suya Joint had an older license, which could be re-sold - with the Boston Licensing Board's approval - anywhere in the city.

By - 1/2/15 - 9:15 am

The Globe interviews the Dutch architect who designed the new Bolling muncipal building nearing completion in Dudley Square.

Municipal buildings are notoriously unpleasant and user-unfriendly - mazes of confusing corridors, lookalike cubicles, dim light, and salvaged furniture. But this one is different.

By - 9/20/14 - 11:00 pm

Around 10:50 p.m. on St. Richard Street. Police have found one car with a fresh bullet hole and numerous shell casings. They're looking for two suspects: A black man in a white hoodie, who jumped into the back of a '90s silver Mercedes SUV, which then sped away, and a second man who ran away, towards Washington.

By - 7/30/14 - 9:49 pm

The City Council voted today to form a commission to figure out how to honor former Mayor Ray Flynn and agreed to back efforts to rename the Ferdinand complex in Dudley Square the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building.

By - 6/30/14 - 7:28 pm

The BRA posts some photos from the interior of the Dudley Square Municipal Center being built around the shell of the old Ferdinand building.

By - 3/31/14 - 7:47 am

The Globe reports on business interest in Dudley Square as the new Ferdinand municipal building gets closer to opening.

By - 3/4/14 - 9:53 am

City Councilor Tito Jackson (Roxbury) says a liquor-license vacuum caused by national chains sucking up liquor licenses for downtown and waterfront restaurants will hinder redevelopment of Dudley Square.

Tomorrow, Jackson asks the city council to start work on a proposed petition to the state legislature to give Boston 12 new liquor licenses for the area bounded by Tremont Street, Melnea Cass Boulevard, Harrison Avenue, and Dudley Street/Malcolm X Boulevard.

By - 10/29/13 - 1:31 pm

A man suspected of beating and robbing a woman outside the Walgreens on Washington Street in Roxbury on Oct. 13 was arrested Friday by officers who recognized him from a wanted poster, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

James Keane, 47, had bail set at $5,000 at his arraignment yesterday on charges of armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and larceny over $250, the DA's office says.

According to prosecutors, Keane and his victim, a 47-year-old woman who knew him as "Jimmy," got into an argument in the Walgreens at 2275 Washington St., around 2 p.m.

By - 8/27/13 - 4:54 pm

Boston Police tweet they are looking for somebody who held up the Citizens Bank branch at 2343 Washington St.

He's described as black, wearing all black clothes with a stocking cap over his face. He fled on foot.

By - 8/14/13 - 10:36 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating how an elderly man died at 2311 Washington St. in Dudley Square. His body was discovered around 2:40 p.m.

By - 7/14/13 - 8:47 pm

Video by Rene Filler.

Several hundred people marched from Dudley Square to Ruggles this evening to express their feelings on yesterday's verdict in the Zimmerman case.

Steve Annear has more notes, photos and video. Phillip W.D. Martin was also there.

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