Mission Hill

By - 12/8/17 - 9:56 am
Jose Montero

Friends have identified the man shot to death at Tremont and Parker streets as Jose Montero.

Among his friends: Adam Foss, a former Suffolk County assistant district attorney who now heads a criminal-justice non-profit group. Foss has set up a GoFundMe page to help Montero's family pay his funeral expenses. Read more.

By - 12/7/17 - 5:48 pm

In the leg, shortly before 5:40 p.m. in the rear of 260 Ruggles St., near Annunciation Road.

By - 12/7/17 - 3:54 pm
Josh Zakim at licensing hearing

Zakim makes rare appearance at licensing hearing in support of Laughing Monk.

The Boston Licensing Board today chose an existing Mission Hill Thai/sushi restaurant for the one liquor license it had over a proposed shaken-seafood place in Roslindale. Read more.

By - 12/6/17 - 9:00 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report one of the three died.

Scan Boston reports that shortly before 8 p.m., two people were found shot on Parker Street near Tremont and that a third victim was found shot in the back on Sewall Street, on the other side of Tremont.

By - 11/13/17 - 9:24 pm

At least eight rounds fired shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Annunciation Road near Parker Street. At least two cars hit.

By - 11/9/17 - 5:25 pm
Drone 18 stories up

A Uhub reader on the 18th floor of a Mission Hill building looked outside around 3 p.m. to see this drone hovering level with his window, over Huntington and Longwood avenues for a few minutes:

It had a flashing blue light. I wonder who they are spying on.

By - 10/24/17 - 11:43 am

With Romano's in Roslindale having given up its version of poutine months (years?) ago, word reaches us that Grub in Brigham Circle is shutting down and taking its "variety of poutine options" with it.

By - 10/23/17 - 4:02 pm

MassDOT announced today that it's installing specialized traffic signal systems along Beacon Street in Brookline, and Comm. Ave. and Huntington Ave. in Boston that will switch to green lights for approaching trolleys. Mass. Ave. in Cambridge will get similar treatment for buses. Read more.

By - 10/6/17 - 2:11 pm
Guilty

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Enrique Auch, 20, of Revere, and Tsunami Ortiz, 18, of second-degree murder for the Dec. 18, 2015 shooting murder of D'Andre King-Settles in the Alice Taylor project, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 10:32 am

The Playwright Bar, 658 E. Broadway in South Boston, is changing its name to the Punk & Poet. Read more.

By - 9/3/17 - 8:20 am

WHDH reports the stabbing were at 24 Turquoise Way around 3 a.m. on Saturday.

By - 8/11/17 - 10:41 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the impending opening of Milkweed, a cafe on Tremont Street at Burney Street, and that one of its menu items might be pancakes made with Lucky Charms.

The branding work that went into the cafe.

By - 7/19/17 - 1:16 pm

A Mission Hill resident who thought it was odd that the front door of AC Hardware was shut in the middle of the day sent her husband to investigate. Inside the store, assistant Suffolk County District Attorney John Verner said, the man found merchandise and blood all over the place - and owner Andres Cruz lying on the floor, dying from gunshot wounds. Read more.

By - 7/18/17 - 5:07 pm

WCVB reports the owner of AC Hardware, 1562 Tremont St., was shot during a robbery attempt around 4 p.m. Three men were arrested at Cedar and Lambert streets in Roxbury - two of them with injuries from the encounter serious enough to put them in the hospital. Read more.

By - 7/12/17 - 11:15 pm
Pink stuffed animal on a Green Line trolley

Kate Estrop found this stuffed animal riding the E Line all alone tonight, wonders if it belongs to somebody.

By - 7/11/17 - 8:32 pm

Firefighters and utility crews are at Tremont and Parrker streets, where a manhole burst into flames around 8 p.m. Tremont was shut in both directions.

By - 7/2/17 - 11:37 pm

In the ankle, around 11:20 p.m. on Annunciation Road near Parker Street, Mass. Incident Paging reports.

By - 6/10/17 - 9:16 am

Around 12:40 a.m., Stanley Staco reports. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 5/25/17 - 10:46 am

For the seventh time, the Supreme Judicial Court declined to overturn Paul Robinson's conviction for the murders of Patrick Hughes and his nephew, also named Patrick Hughes, in the family drugstore on Tremont Street across from Mission Church on Dec. 21, 1968. Read more.

By - 4/17/17 - 10:52 pm
Mobilia

Kristen Mobilia, who has long been active in the Fenway Garden Society, which oversees the Fenway Victory Gardens, has filed papers with state elections officials for a possible race against District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) City Councilor Josh Zakim.

To get on the fall ballot, Mobilia will have to file enough signatures on nominating petitions that the city elections department will release next month.

Mobilia is also director of finance and administration at VideoLink, LLC, a Newton company that creates and manages videos for corporate clients.