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Belgrade Avenue

By adamg - 9/27/23 - 2:08 pm

Seven Roslindale residents today sued the Zoning Board of Appeal and a Dedham developer to block an apartment building on Belgrade Avenue at West Roxbury Parkway that they say would just be far too large for their neighborhood. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/23 - 10:07 am
Cab got the worst of it in crash with house on Walworth Street

A roving UHub photographer captured the aftermath of a cab crashing into the front porch of a house on Walworth Street at Belgrade Avenue this morning.

By adamg - 8/10/23 - 11:20 am

Even as the Stash's on Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale re-opened this week, its owner remains behind bars as he awaits trial on charges he beat, abused and underpaid the undocumented immigrants federal prosecutors say he preferred to hire at his pizza places. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/23 - 10:49 am
Rendering of 361 Belgrade Ave.

Rendering by Arrowstreet.

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week unanimously approved plans for a 124-unit apartment at the old Clay Chevrolet site at 361 Belgrade Ave. at West Roxbury Parkway in Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/23 - 9:45 am
Firefighters at Belgrade Avenue fire

Firefighters going in. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 12:45 a.m. to the triple decker at 293 Belgrade Ave. for what started as a basement fire that spread to the first floor. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/23 - 2:26 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday re-approved plans for construction of an 18-unit apartment building on a vacant triangle where a Texaco station used to sit at the intersection of Belgrade Avenue and Beech Street in West Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/23 - 5:51 pm

The "Stash's" on the awnings of Stash's Pizza on Belgrade Avenue today are covered with the logo of Rock City Pizza, an Allston pizzeria and sub shop that also has an outlet in Randolph. Read more.

By adamg - 1/11/23 - 10:27 pm
Proposed bike lanes on new bridge

Proposed layout of replacement bridge by MassDOT.

MassDOT officials tonight showed off preliminary plans for the replacement for the West Roxbury Parkway bridge over the train tracks between Holy Name Rotary and Belgrade Avenue - plans that include a new center turning lane and a bicycle lane in either direction, even though the bike lanes will initially be of little use since the parkway doesn't currently have any marked bike lanes. Read more.

By adamg - 12/27/22 - 3:37 pm
West Roxbury bridge in poor shape

Westie bridge is crumbling down, crumbling down, crumbling down, my fair lady.

MassDOT plans to replace the bridge that carries West Roxbury Parkway between the Holy Name rotary and Belgrade Avenue over the Needham Line train track sometime in 2024, following a July inspection that found it in "poor" condition. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/22 - 3:30 pm
Lorenzo Mercado

The Boston Licensing Board voted unanimously today to allow Lorenzo Mercado to sell a full range of alcohol products at his Punta Cana store on Belgrade Avenue at Walworth Street in Roslindale - and to change its name from Punta Cana Beer & Wine Market to Punta Cana Market. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/22 - 4:55 pm
Bolivian dancers in Roslindale Day parade

Bolivian dancers on Belgrade Avenue. See it larger.

In addition to these Bolivian dancers, also dancing down Belgrade and up Centre and South: The Morenada-Diablada New England dancers: Read more.

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.

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.

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