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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 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.

By adamg - 4/13/22 - 11:45 am

Some of the roughly 17 minority- and women- owned businesses that now share space in the rickety old building at 1127 Harrison Ave. that a developer wants to put 94 small "co-living" units atop are asking the city to block the project unless the company rescinds the eviction notices it sent to some of the businesses. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/22 - 2:14 pm

The City Council will consider a proposal to seek permission from the state legislature to give Boston four new liquor licenses that would be restricted to use in the Bolling Building in Nubian Square, as a way to help stimulate economic activity there and help ease the historic disparity between wealthy Boston Proper areas and the city's Black and Brown neighborhoods when it comes to liquor licenses. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/22 - 1:31 pm
Ridership went up on 28 bus with fare elimination.

From the study.

A Boston Transportation Department study says riders on a fare-free 28 bus were able to get on board faster - especially at Nubian Square - and even just felt the bus was more reliable and safer. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/22 - 8:43 pm

Boston Police report a man was stabbed at 39 Warren St. around 12:10 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/22 - 10:46 pm
Wanted for Nubian Square attack

Boston Police have released photos of somebody they say attacked somebody with a dangerous weapon at 2493 Washington St. in Roxbury around 1:30 p.m. om Sunday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4275 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By adamg - 2/8/22 - 12:41 pm
Rendering of 90 Dudley Street building

Bird-enhanced rendering by Hresko Associates.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposed 24-unit apartment building next to Hibernian Hall on Dudley Street that now features three three-bedroom units, several months after it rejected the proposal for lack of any family apartments. Read more.

By adamg - 1/18/22 - 2:36 pm

Inside the Bolling Building, open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Boston Covid-19 testing sites.

By adamg - 12/28/21 - 5:21 pm
Wanted suspect

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say went berserk inside N & M Market, 2359 Washington St. in Roxbury when told he had to put on a mask and then, when confronted by the owner, pepper sprayed him. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/21 - 1:54 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot outside 2360 Washington St., next to the Nubian Square bus stop around 1:30 p.m. Read more.

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