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By adamg - 5/6/24 - 11:30 am
Weird typography on signs for Warren and Dudley streets

A perplexed citizen files a 311 report about some street signs at Dudley and Warren streets in Roxbury: Read more.

By adamg - 3/19/24 - 10:04 am
Rendering of proposed apartment building on Malcolm X Boulevard

Rendering of the view from across Malcolm X by Embarc.

A trio of developers have filed plans with the BPDA to build two buildings with 111 apartments and 21 condos on Malcolm X Boulevard at Guild Street in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 12/25/23 - 7:25 pm
Christmas squirrel

Amanda the roving UHub photographer spotted Santa Squirrel outside the Dudley Street firehouse in Nubian Square today.

By adamg - 12/21/23 - 3:10 pm
Warren and Dudley streets in the 1850s

In 1856 or thereabouts, A.H. Folsom photographed the northwest corner of the intersection of Warren and Dudley streets in Roxbury.

The view of that corner today: Read more.

By adamg - 12/13/23 - 12:44 pm
Turahn Dorsey

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a liquor license to the operators of the proposed Jazz Urbane Cafe in the Bolling Building in Nubian Square. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/23 - 10:08 pm

A man was shot in the leg on Zeigler Street near Dearborn Street shortly before 7:30 p.m.

Three cars were also hit by gunfire. Shell casings were found at Zeigler and Dearborn.

By adamg - 10/15/23 - 12:58 pm
Rendering of proposed Drexel Village

Rendering by the Architectural Team.

The Archdiocese of Boston has filed detailed plans for a three-building, 217-unit residential complex at Tremont Street and Melnea Cass Boulevard in Roxbury on the grounds of St. Katherine Drexel Church. Read more.

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.

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