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By adamg - 9/10/22 - 2:44 pm
Rendering of proposed new Belgrade Avenue building

Two people gaze in wonder from other side of Belgrade in rendering by Arrowstreet.

The Dedham developer that once would have built a charter school at the old Clay car dealership and garage on Belgrade Avenue yesterday filed detailed plans with the BPDA for a five-story residential building with 124 units and 86 parking spaces - and green space on what is now a parking lot. Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/22 - 2:56 pm
Rendering of 63 Belgrade Ave.

Rendering by Zephyr Architects.

A developer's proposal to replace the old Folsom Funeral Home at 59-63 Belgrade Ave. with a four-story, 31-unit apartment building won a go-ahead today from the Zoning Board of Appeal, which approved it 6-1. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 11:18 am
ATMs along Centre Street

Chase shows how it will fill the ATM gap near Holy Name (note: Rockland ATM is now on other side of street).

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by Chase Bank to add a drive-up ATM to the new bank branch it's building where the BP gas station used to be on Centre Street at Belgrade Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/22 - 2:52 pm

The Dedham developer that once would have built a charter school at the old Clay car dealership on Belgrade Avenue told the BPDA this week it now plans to build a far larger five-story residential building on the site. Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/22 - 6:49 pm

Shortly after 5 p.m, gunfire erupted on Belgrade Avenue near Aldrich Street in Roslindale. At least one house hit by a bullet - and the driver of a car with its front windshield blasted with bullet holes fled the scene towards West Roxbury Parkway. Read more.

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By adamg - 5/13/22 - 11:11 am
Anti-Roe scrawling atop Roslindale trash receptacle

A vocabulary enriched citizen files a 311 complaint about some anti-Roe scrawling atop Roslindale Square's solar-powered Big Belly trash receptacle on Belgrade Avenue just before Robert and Corinth streets: Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/22 - 10:34 pm
Car with 'SMAHT' license plate

Pahked on Belgrade Avenue late this afternoon a few blocks away from Rozzie Squayuh.

By adamg - 3/5/22 - 11:03 am
Rendering of Belgrade Avenue proposal

Rendering by Zephyr Architects.

A developer has proposed replacing the Folsom Funeral Home, 59-63 Belgrade Ave. in Roslindale, with a four-story, 31-unit apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 11/28/21 - 10:53 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men they tagged up a car whose driver was waiting for the light at Washington and Walworth streets around 7 a.m. today. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 10:45 am

Exodus Bagels announced today it will not be reopening its Jamaica Plain outlet, which it had shut during the pandemic last year - but that that means it could be expanding its Roslindale take-out window outside its bagel bakery into something larger. Read more.

By adamg - 4/19/21 - 8:23 pm

Roxbury Prep told supporters today it's given up on plans to build a new high school on Belgrade Avenue at the Roslindale/West Roxbury line, four years after it first proposed the idea, only to be confronted by both angry residents and a BPDA bureaucracy that kept the plans bottled up far longer than it took to get a 55-story skyscraper downtown approved. Read more.

By adamg - 2/18/21 - 11:51 am

The owner of Silva's Brazilian Market on Belgrade Avenue at Walworth Street wants to sell the shop and its beer and wine license to Lorenzo Mercado, who is proposing to re-open it as the Punta Cana Beer & Wine Market, with a closing time of 11 p.m.

The proposed license transfer goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday, in hearings that begin at 1 p.m.

By adamg - 12/14/20 - 7:40 am

CommonWealth breaks the news, which comes after the BPDA postponed a public meeting on the proposal - nearly two years after the school first filed plans. The school says it might still push for the Roslindale site on the Roslindale/West Roxbury line if it can't find another location elsewhere.

By adamg - 12/5/20 - 12:17 pm

Nearly two years after Roxbury Prep filed plans to replace the old Clay Chevrolet place on Belgrade Avenue with a new high school, the BPDA had scheduled a public meeting on the proposal. But BPDA planners sent out word Friday that the meeting, scheduled for this Tuesday, has been called off. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/20 - 4:34 pm
Rendering of new Belgrade Avenue condos

Proposed new building.

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week approved plans to replace a run-down garage on Belgrade Avenue at Amherst Street in Roslindale with a three-story, eight-unit condo building with ground-floor commercial space. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 2:00 pm
Rutchada on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale

Rutchada Thai Cuisine opened this weekend at 153 Belgrade Ave., near Walworth Street, replacing a Thai place that replaced a Chinese place that replaced a Taiwanese place that replaced a Vietnamese place that replaced a Chinese place. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/20 - 12:49 pm

Exodus Bagels reports its outpost at Washington and Green streets in Jamaica Plain might remain shut for a year, so it's started selling the sandwiches and coffee and other drinks it used to sell there out of its kitchen off Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale, at least Thursdays through Sundays. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/20 - 10:07 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m., somebody drove a pickup onto the Needham Line track at Bellevue Station off Belgrade Avenue, then ran away. Police found him not long after across Belgrade Avenue on Iona Road. Read more.

By adamg - 2/3/20 - 10:53 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for David Nicanor Diaz Perez of Mattapan, sentenced to life without parole on charges he shot a man in the back outside a baby shower at the Roslindale Amvets post in 2003. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/20 - 7:46 pm
Obosa African Food in Roslindale

Workers were busy Saturday night at 146 Belgrade Ave. in Roslindale building out a West African restaurant in the space formerly occupied by a series of Albanian and pizza places that never seemed to last long. Read more.

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