Rox Diner, 1881 Centre St. in West Roxbury, goes before the Boston Licensing Board next Wednesday for permission to offer beer and wine.
Rox Diner, which grew out of a small breakfast-and-lunch place called Auntie Bea's, already serves beer and wine with dinner at its Newtonville location.
A power line came down on Powell Street in West Roxbury, off Spring, around 10 p.m., knocking out power in the area of Spring and Baker, as far south as the Deutsches Altenheim.
The Boston Licensing Board today ordered the Burger King on VFW Parkway to shut for an additional two days after a police detective found it open on the first day it was supposed to be shut as two-day punishment for staying open late without permission.
Lt. Stephen Meade told the board at a hearing Tuesday that while the dining room was closed on Aug. 27... Read more
Timothy's on VFW Parkway recently shut down and took all its coffee with it. The table area's still open to customers from the neighboring Bruegger's, where a cashier said the Canadian-based Timothy's (which has nothing to do with Tim Horton's) was an experiment that just didn't bring in enough customers. It opened only a year ago.... Read more
Wicked Sharp (is that a good Boston name or what?) uses discarded ice from the Roche skating rink on VFW Parkway to create snowmen outside their store on Centre Street in West Roxbury.... Read more
Among the press types who rushed to West Roxbury yesterday on word of a possibly bad crash involving a police cruiser was Alex Jones, a freelancer who specializes in "spot news" (i.e., things like car crashes). He tweets:
Had a @BostonPolice officer threaten to take my cameras for photographing in a public space today w/o his permission.
An alleged gun assault on an off-duty police officer on the VFW Parkway across from the West Roxbury Education Complex entrance this morning led to a massive police response followed a few minutes later by... Read more
We were headed south on the VFW Parkway the other day when, whoa, was that a coyote hanging out by the VA Hospital? We did a quick uey, pulled into the parking lot and discovered that, no, it was not a real coyote, just a plastic replica of one. Hokay.
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Only since there aren't any overpasses there, the tractor-trailer took out a couple of telephone poles and wires near the Beethoven School around 2:15 p.m. Police blocked southbound traffic at West Boundary Road and northbound traffic at Grove Street until the situation could be cleared.
It's at the Home Depot in West Roxbury.
Chris Casey spotted this sparkly new District A-1 Boston Police cruiser today on Centre Street in West Roxbury, wonders why BPD couldn't find a dealer closer than New York to buy them from.... Read more
West Roxbury Patch reports police had to be called after a man annoyed with his neighbor's retaining wall on Grove Street began digging a trench along the wall - on his neighbor's property.
The Globe reports a teacher at the Joyce Kilmer School is under investigation by police and school and state child-protection officials for "inappropriate contact with students" and that the school's principal has been removed from his position.
The Globe says Superintendent Carol Johnson announced the news - along with news that the principal at the Frederick Middle School in Dorchester has been put on... Read more