BJ's announced today it's going to install hundreds of giant wheeled stalks to roam aisles making sure all its inventory is where it's supposed to be. Read more.
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Jessica Burko couldn't avert her eyes from one clothing display at the Dick's in Dedham yesterday.
Hayashi Sushi has opened at 125 Washington St. just before the Incinerator Road entrance to the Dedham Mall on the southbound side. Read more.
A decision not to put a Christmas tree in a Dedham branch library has turned into the sort of brouhaha you don't normally expect to see in a quaint Massachusetts town, or Dedham, for that matter.
Mary Ellen spent some golden-hour time this morning along the Charles in Dedham, where she spotted a man paddling in a canoe with his dog while passing a goose.
Spotted yesterday at the Dedham Stop & Shop. And look: It's human grade, so you can enjoy a hearty gnaw yourself.
The Army Corps of Engineers maintains a "witness post" at the dam that diverts some of the Charles River into the Mother Brook in Dedham. It's probably related to the little metal tube next to the post, from which the corps probably can easily draw out some water for tests, but we'd prefer to think it's a place to see things we don't usually see.
Droughty: You can now wade across the Charles River and not even get your knees wet, at least along one stretch
The level of the Charles River where Millennium Park in West Roxbury meets Cutler Park in Dedham and Needham is now so low that somebody who doesn't mind getting their calves wet - and maybe sinking into some mud - could easily wade across at its narrowest points. Read more.
If you like eating sort-of Chinese food in a place with giant horse statues outside, better hurry down to Legacy Place
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the P.F. Chang's at Legacy Place is going to be replaced by a Capital Grille, which offers neither Chinese food nor giant horse statues.
Brendan reports the Dedham Mall has finally found a use for its usually half-empty parking lot off Incinerator Road: Fill them with the buses and shuttle vans that will carry the Lacoste set to and from the US Open at, not just any country club, but THE Country Club.
Ed. note: On a food run to the Stop & Shop there just now, I noticed a bunch of the vans were from Morgan State, which is in Maryland.
WBZ reports, doesn't say if the attack was near the line with Hyde Park, where residents have learned to deal with bloodthirsty terror turkeys, one of which went after a WBZ reporter.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Small Batch Cafe, which made its own bacon, on Washington Street southbound just before the Dedham Mall, has closed for good. It opened just a few months before the pandemic hit.
WBZ reports a worker at the Horse Thieves Tavern went outside around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday to ask some girls to stop banging on the window - and promptly got jumped by the group.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Friendly Toast hopes to open an outlet at Legacy Place this summer.
On a walk in Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning, Mary Ellen looked across the Charles at reeds covered in snow that would soon melt.
Reuters reports Amazon is abandoning its foray into bricks-and-mortar books and is shutting all of its physical locations where it sold books, including at Legacy Place.
Cox, which bought WFXT from Fox, is selling the station to no, not Lox, but hedge fund Standard General, which says it will make the station "a foundation" of its new broadcast group. Read more.
Remember when you couldn't find Covid-19 test kits anywhere? Like two weeks ago? Gary C shows us the scene at the Dedham Square CVS this morning.
And they don't let him in, so he sues, and he loses pretty spectacularly. Read more.
Dedham's James Joyce Ramble still on for April, but runners will have to show proof of full vaccination
After two years of cancellations, organizers of the James Joyce Ramble said the 10K race on April 24 is now accepting registration - but runners will have to offer proof they've gotten all their Covid-19 shots by then. Read more.
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