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By Cleary Squared - 11/3/19 - 8:05 am

I removed this from one of the posts regarding the Halloween storm for two reasons; I didn't want to hijack the original thread, and I wanted to flesh out things more.

Route 21 is a good route for those who use the Orange and Red lines and don't want to loop through downtown. On the off-peak and the weekends, Route 21 does run consistently (albeit infrequently; on Saturdays it's every 40 minutes and Sundays it"s every hour). Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 5:24 pm

John Godfrey reports he and other Forest Hills residents are struggling to understand how a planned Neversource repair outage that was supposed to end by morning, then by 6 p.m.. is now scheduled to end at midnight - 21 hours after it started.

City Councilor Matt O'Malley (Jamaica Plain/West Roxbury) says he shares residents' "frustration with the lack of communication throughout the day," but says that long term, the work will mean fewer problems in the future.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 11:37 am

UPDATE, 11:50 a.m. Firefighters leaving, but power will stay off until MBTA workers fix whatever was causing flames when the power was on.

The Orange Line, which was delayed earlier this morning because of smoke from the tracks at Malden Center, is delayed again as firefighters try to figure out why something is burning on the tracks, this time near Forest Hills. Power has been shut in both directions. Buses are being called in to replace trains between Forest Hills and Stony Brook.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 1:29 pm
Hawk at Forest Hills MBTA station

Massmikmouse spotted a hawk way up in the rafters of the Forest Hills T station this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/19 - 5:37 pm
Architect's rendering of Brookley Road proposal

Architect's rendering.

Two developers want to build a four-story, 46-unit residential building at Brookley Road and Steadman Street behind the Arborway bus yard - and across the street from a 21-unit apartment building that won BPDA and zoning-board approval earlier this year. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/19 - 6:03 pm

The Croft School of Providence plans to build a K-6 school in the space once occupied by the now defunct Harvest Co-op Market on Washington Street. Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/19 - 9:49 am

The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports a former employee at the shuttered Eugene O'Neill's, across from the Forest Hills T stop, wants to re-open the watering hole, but with acoustic music.

Melissa Hunt goes before the Boston Licensing Board this Wednesday to seek a 1 a.m. liquor license. Hearings begin at 10 a.m. in Room 809 in City Hall.

By adamg - 7/23/19 - 12:52 pm
Colson Kennedy

A man convicted of indecent assault and battery last year was arrested for two July 18 incidents, one involving an attempted rape at Northeastern and the other an exposure on an Orange Line train. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 10:01 pm
Post-rain sunset over Jamaica Plain

Dan Crocker watched the sunset down Weld Hill Street in Forest Hills this evening.

By adamg - 6/30/19 - 12:47 pm
Broken tree on the Arborway

Susan Stange reports on the tree damage this morning on the Arborway: Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 8:11 pm
Replace Me written in thr grime on the side of an Orange Line car

An underground artist left a message in the grime of what used to be the white wall of an Orange Line train that sighed to one more stop at the end of the line at Forest Hills.

By adamg - 6/18/19 - 9:38 am
New monument to Stony Brook, creek that runs under the Arborway at Forest Hills

One of the finishing touches for the new Arborway roads at Forest Hills is this monument to Stony Brook, a Charles River tributary that now flows almost entirely underground from Hyde Park to the Charles, as Arborway chronicler Clay Harper shows us.

Earlier:
Stony Brook: Boston's Stygian river.

By adamg - 5/29/19 - 11:09 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to approve Bukhara's move from Centre Street to 3698 Washington St., across from the Forest Hills T stop, in the space where Grass Fed and Tonic briefly used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/19 - 9:05 pm
Firefighters at Forest Hills Orange Line station

Katy Purington got a glimpse of Boston firefighters at Forest Hills station around 7:50 p.m. for what the MBTA called "a mechanical fire" on a train. Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 1:12 pm
Crash at Hyde Park Ave. and Ukraine Way

Three vehicles involved in crash. Photo by KMV.

Around 12:30 p.m. at Hyde Park Avenue and Ukraine Way. WCVB reports the injuries are not life threatening.

By adamg - 4/22/19 - 11:47 pm
Forest Hills upper busway with lots of water

Dalgonon snapped the new upper busway at Forest Hills during the rain today shortly before 6 p.m. - probably making lower-busway riders jealous with how little water there was. In any case, the T promised to take a look.

By adamg - 4/19/19 - 8:56 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the city and the T seem to be close to figuring out the permitting issues that were holding back installation of one of the bike-rental racks at the Forest Hills T station and the one could be in operation by early summer. The lack of a rental place there has meant a big gap in the bike network between Bluebike racks in the rest of JP and in Roslindale.

By adamg - 4/15/19 - 1:55 pm

Boston firefighters responded to the Forest Hills Orange Line station around 1:45 p.m. after an electrical heater burst into flames. Quickly knocked down.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 12:33 pm
50 Stedman St. rendering

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a 21-unit, three-story apartment building at 50 Stedman St., which its developer is counting on becoming the gateway to transforming the area from garages and truck lots into a completely new residential area within an easy walk of the Forest Hills T stop. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/19 - 10:40 am

Steve Garfield reports that Bukhara Indian Bistro, currently on Centre Street at Burroughs Street, is moving to 3698 Washington St., across from the Forest Hills T stop, on April 1. Read more.

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