Forest Hills

By - 3/20/09 - 2:34 pm

I was driving by the lower level of the Forest Hills T stop around 2 and saw what looked like the remains of quite a fire: A gutted and blackened low-rider Civic or Accord being pulled up onto a flatbed truck right in front of the station.

By - 3/11/09 - 1:50 pm

Captured: Alleged Orange Line groper led away at Stony Brook.Captured: Alleged Orange Line groper led away at Stony Brook.

MBTA Transit Police report arresting an Everett man yesterday on charges he kept feeling up a woman who didn't want to be felt up on the... Read more

By - 3/6/09 - 5:07 pm
Monk or inmate?

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, or, in the case of the Arborway overpass by the Forest Hills T stop, when somebody paints over some graffiti, take advantage of that by drawing a head and hands atop the "body" (his left hand is actually on the other side of the pillar). He's been... Read more

By - 2/9/09 - 9:55 am

Boston Metro reports the MBTA is looking at installing a bike cage at Forest Hills, similar to the one at Alewife, which would give bicyclists a secure place to stow their bikes while they're at work.

By - 1/30/09 - 7:58 am

The Herald breathlessly reports on an incident at the Forest Hills T stop on Wednesday:

Scores of Metro readers were stunned when they picked up the free newspaper the other morning and discovered a frightening front page splashed with anti-Israel rantings.

Why no pictures of either the frightening front page (come on, we're Herald readers, we can take it!) or of stunned Metro readers... Read more

By - 1/19/09 - 10:18 pm

Above: A yearning tree in Beverly, by Brian Lewandowski (used under Creative Common). Below: A lonely bus shelter in Newton, by Ben Ostrander (copyright Ben Ostrander).

L: Lawrence Street in the South End, by Boston City Walk (Copyright Boston City Walk).... Read more

By - 11/7/08 - 3:00 pm

The Jamaica Plain Gazette recaps a community meeting over the Arborway bus yard in which residents squared off on the issue of whether to approve sudden MBTA changes - which even Danny G didn't know about - to a plan for the yard or to think about them for a bit. The T, the city and residents first began discussing changes to the bus... Read more

By - 10/25/08 - 7:08 pm

Boston Police report finding Garibaldis Pena, 27, with a gunshot wound at 101 Rossmore Rd. near Franklin Park around 2:55 p.m. Pena was rushed to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 9/25/08 - 3:09 pm

Boston Police report on three incidents yesterday:

By - 8/15/08 - 8:09 am

But as Katken shows, he's not doing so well.

By - 7/13/08 - 1:07 pm

Sign at the lower busway at Forest Hills station.

By - 3/30/08 - 1:58 pm

Boston Police report arresting a guest at the former Charles Street Jail (now known as the Liberty Hotel) who was allegedly spoiling for a fight in the lobby last night. When they arrived and he offered to duke it out with them, they escorted him to another building with bars on the windows.

His arrest comes a month after he was arrested for ... Read more

By - 3/4/08 - 6:28 pm

Orange Line to Forest Hills this evening: Three teens, two girls and one guy, are trying to figure out where they know each other from. They figure it out and they start to chat, when one of the young ladies asks the guy where he lives:

Seaver Street! Wooo, Seavey! You must hate me 'cuz I live on Seaver, but I don't rep Seaver.

No,... Read more

By - 2/29/08 - 9:40 am

Sam Baltrusis says this photo he took at the Orange Line stop is freaking him out because he sees a ghost in it.

By - 1/25/08 - 1:47 pm

The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports:

Shots exchanged across New Washington Street between one person at Forest Hills Station and three people in the Southwest Corridor Park at approximately 7:50 p.m. on Jan. 17 resulted in no injuries or fatalities, according to MBTA officials. ...

Shooting in September.

By - 1/6/08 - 9:16 pm

Eeka figured she'll use the MBTA trip planner to find the best way to get from Forest Hills station to Beech Street in Roslindale. She discovered a slight problem - the planner thought she wants to get to Beech Street from Forest Hills in Queens. And apparently that line isn't finished yet (what would they call it? The Orange G? The 34 F?).... Read more

By - 1/2/08 - 10:25 pm

St. Andrew in Forest Hills sold to the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Jamaica Plain Gazette reports.

By - 12/11/07 - 8:36 am

Jef Taylor takes a walk through Forest Hills Cemetery.

By - 9/28/07 - 3:09 pm

A kid too young to have his name released is being held in lieu of $750,000 bail for allegedly opening fire on crowded Hyde Park Avenue yesterday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office announced.

Two older teens, also charged in connection with the case, were ordered held in lieu of $250,000 and $100,000 bail, respectively. The 15-year-old and one of the older teens... Read more

By - 9/27/07 - 8:44 pm

The online staff seems to have left for the day (save for the Extra Bases guy). As I type, it's 8:35 p.m. and there's nothing on about a 3 p.m. shooting across from the Forest Hills T stop that lots of people saw, heard or watched the aftermath of (many because Washington Street/Hyde Park Avenue traffic was all messed up).

Channel 4... Read more