Live Boston reports a man and woman were shot on Humphreys Street at Humphreys Place shortly after midnight. The victims managed to flee in a car, before stopping in front of the Dublin House, where police and EMTs met them for transportation to local hospitals.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved two projects for two parcels on Columbia Road that will mean 113 new affordable apartments, artist space and the preservation of two historic buildings across from the Strand Theatre in Uphams Corner. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Comfort Kitchen has opened in a long abandoned comfort station on Columbia Road in Uphams Corner - as a cafe during the day and a sit-down restaurant with a bar at night, featuring "the flavors and ingredients of the African diaspora - global comfort food - connected from Asia to the Americas."
Legislature agrees to give Boston more liquor licenses, for the Bolling Building in Roxbury and the Strand Theatre in Dorchester
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.
Restaurant with Asian, African influences approved for Uphams Corner; BYOB approved for Caribbean restaurant on Talbot Avenue
The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans by Biplaw Rai to turn a long abandoned trolley station on Columbia Road in Uphams Corner into a restaurant that serves food with "Asian and African inspiration" by night and more traditional cafe fare by day. Read more.
Alleged former gang leader serving out his drug sentence in a halfway house charged with trying to shoot somebody repeatedly in Uphams Corner in March
A man authorities say once headed up the Hendry Street Gang and who was finishing up a federal drug-distribution sentence at a halfway house in the Fenway got into a dispute with somebody outside the Dublin House in Uphams Corner on March 2 that ended with him firing numerous shots across Stoughton Street, a police detective told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for Joseph Pope, who was convicted in 1986 for his role in a drug-related murder in Uphams Corner two years earlier because an assistant Suffolk County district attorney withheld notes he took during the murder investigation that that might have helped the defense. Read more.
Boston Police responded to a report of some "male anatomy" on Hancock Street in Dorchester's Uphams Corner around 7:20 a.m. yesterday to find a severed penis, which may have been sitting there for several hours. Read more.
Scott Van Voorhis reports that, after several months, the BPDA didn't get a single proposal from developers for a parcel next to the Strand Theatre. Developers have readily snapped up similar parcels in Nubian Square, with heavy affordable-housing components, but the BPDA's Uphams Corner proposal would have also required a developer to build a new BPL branch, find an operator for the Strand and commit to a sizeable amount of affordable housing and affordable commercial space.
As the storm ended this morning, David Palomares couldn't help but notice the rainbow over Uphams Corner.
Ryan had a good view in the Fenway: Read more.
Boston Police report a man was shot at 622 Dudley St. around 12:05 a.m. on Tuesday. Read more.
Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say tried to put on a little show at the Uphams Corner stop on the Fairmount Line around 6 a.m. on Thursday.
If the man in the photo (redacting courtesy TPD) looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or text an anonymous tip to 873873 .
Live Boston reports a man was shot around 1:45 a.m. on outside the Dublin House on Stoughton Street, near Columbia Road, in Uphams Corner. The man was taken to a local hospital with injuries considered serious but not life threatening.
Transit Police report they are looking for a man they say used a gun to threaten another passenger on a bus on Dudley Street and Howard Avenue around 10:40 p.m. on April 29.
If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.
The Dorchester Reporter reports on the sale of the building that now houses the Humphreys Street Studios.
Boston Police report arresting a man on gun charges related to a shooting outside Dublin House, 7 Stoughton St. in Uphams Corner early on April 3. Read more.
Feds say ring sucked money out of bank accounts from Uphams Corner to Peabody, with help from bank tellers on the take, feds say
A couple faces charges today that they helped orchestrate a ring that managed to remove more than $1.4 million from several unfortunate people's accounts at banks in Uphams Corner, Kendall Square and Peabody. Read more.
Developer proposes new apartments at Fox Hall in Uphams Corner; existing SRO tenants would get new studios
A Hingham developer is proposing to put up a new residential building behind Fox Hall on Columbia Road at Arion Street that would include an upgrade for occupants of 15 single-room-occupancy units in the current building - their own studio apartments. Read more.
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