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By adamg - 8/4/23 - 2:46 pm
Subway trains lie scattered about curve at Dudley Street

Contemporary newpaper photo. The A car was the lead car; C initially stayed, mangled, on the tracks, workers pushed it down to the street to remove it. See it larger.

Shortly after 1 a.m. on Aug. 4, 1910, Thomas Manning, a veteran motorman for the Boston Elevated Railway, widely known as a careful and sober driver, picked up a four-car train at Egleston Square from the crew that had just let off the last passengers of the night at Forest Hills to guide it into the Guild Street yard near Dudley station for several hours of cleaning and repairs. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/23 - 12:10 pm
Wanted for robbery of an 84-year-old man at Nubian Square

Surveillance photos via TPD.

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for unarmed robbery of an 84-year-old man at the Nubian Square bus depot around 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050.

By adamg - 7/29/23 - 6:11 pm
Images of man wanted for shooting at Nubian Square station

Photo of shooting and suspect via TPD.

Transit Police report they are looking for Andre Parham-Rankin, 27, whom they say fired a single bullet at somebody at the Nubian Square bus depot, but missed, around 5:40 a.m. on July 20. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/23 - 11:24 am

A routine ride on the Silver Line to Nubian Square turned into a terror trip for one woman, who was punched and kicked to the floor, where she huddled into the fetal position, by a group of eight teenagers who set on her for no particular reason, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says. Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/23 - 11:18 am
Geese eggs turned into goslings

Before and after photos.

Update: Boston Animal Control arrived today and took the geese, presumably to a place where they can splash around and do other geese-type stuff.

Geese aren't supposed to be hatching their eggs on rooftops, but employees at BPS headquarters in the Bolling Building in Nubian Square reports one feathered couple has done just that - and now they're worried how the goslings will survive. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/23 - 9:23 pm

A man was shot in the stomach and leg near Dudley and Winslow streets in Roxbury around 8:20 p.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 2/23/23 - 3:56 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of a Dorchester man on drug and gun charges in Nubian Square as part of a crackdown spurred by the rise of opioid overdoses in the square. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/23 - 10:38 am

The Boston Public Health Commission yesterday alerted healthcare providers and community organizations about what it says is"concerning levels of presumed opioid-related overdoses in Nubian Square among individuals who believed they were using cocaine." Read more.

By adamg - 12/28/22 - 11:22 am

Transit Police report arresting a man already facing charges for exposing himself to women for allegedly exposing himself to a woman on a 15 bus heading toward Nubian Square last night. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/22 - 12:38 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a liquor license for Black Market Social, 2136 Washington St. in Roxbury, where Kai and Christopher Grant have already expanded their store space to hold social, arts and business events. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/22 - 4:07 pm

After years of trying for more liquor licenses, Boston is on the verge of getting five more - four specifically for the Bolling Building in Nubian Square and one for the Strand Theatre in Uphams Corner. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/22 - 12:40 pm

The partners behind a proposed jazz cafe in the Ferdinand storefront part of the Bolling Building are scheduled for a hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday for the permission they need to open a spot for local and national performers - and to serve up local food. read more.

By adamg - 10/18/22 - 1:45 pm
1 Taber St. rendering

Rendering of view from Warren and Taber by Hresko Associates.

Developer Klaus Kimel has filed plans for a six-story, 40-unit, $11.3-million apartment building with three storefronts on Warren and Taber streets - down the block from the six-story building he's building at Taber and Harrison Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/22 - 2:04 pm
New project in Nubian Square

Rendering by Stantec.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today two new complexes between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard and Palmer Street in Nubian Square on land that had mostly been used as parking lots for decades following widespread demolition for urban renewal and a highway that never got built. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/22 - 10:13 pm
Detective looks at evidence in Nubian Square

Nubian Square crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports two men were shot near the intersection of Roxbury and Washington streets in Nubian Square around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Both were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries but are expected to survive.

By adamg - 7/14/22 - 1:35 pm
Nubian Square shooting scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports four people were shot on Warren Street in Nubian Square around 11:10 p.m. on Wednesday. One man was shot in the chest, another in the leg. Another victim got himself to a local trauma center rather than wait around.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 5:37 pm
Aga's Highland Tap sells its liquor license

No more nearly-bare women at Aga's Highland Tap.

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans for a hamburger joint that celebriBrit Gordon Ramsay wants to open in the new hotel at Haymarket with a liquor license he's buying from the heirs of Aga's Highland Tap in Nubian Square, as well as plans for a Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville that will replace the old McCormick & Schmick in Faneuil Hall Marketplace with exactly what you'd expect. Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/22 - 8:49 am

Boston Police report arresting a Quincy man on charges he slashed another man in the neck with a "bladed weapon" before stealing and then riding away on that man's scooter on Roxbury Street in Nubian Square Sunday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 9:19 am

Transit Police report arresting a woman they say attacked and robbed an elderly man Monday afternoon on Washington Street near the Nubian Square bus station, then sauntered onto a T bus - only to be promptly pulled off by cops alerted by bystanders. Read more.

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