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By adamg - 12/1/23 - 9:42 am

The group working to bring a women's professional soccer team to Boston will soon file detailed renovation plans for turning the dilapidated White Stadium into a state-of-the-art soccer arena to be shared with Boston Public Schools and the general public - to be opened in time for the start of the 2026 National Women's Soccer League season. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/23 - 9:28 am

The Bay State Banner reports, says some people are getting tired of stuff getting dumped in Franklin Park; city says the new animal shelter would be in an area already used for park maintenance vehicles.

By adamg - 9/27/23 - 9:09 pm
Routes to White Stadium from possible parking lots

Routes from areas where the team might seek to set up parking. The numbers refer to total van rides, not the number of vans in use.

The team that won a professional women's soccer franchise for Boston tonight sketched out a preliminary transportation plan for roughly 20 home games a year at a renovated White Stadium in Franklin Park that could include shuttle vans from for-fee parking areas in more remote areas in places, possibly as far away as areas near Rte. 128, I-93 near the Neponset and north of Jackson Square. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/23 - 9:58 pm

WCVB reports Boston will get a team in the National Women’s Soccer League, set to kick off in 2026 in White Stadium in Franklin Park, which the team plans to spend big bucks on to renovate.

By adamg - 9/15/23 - 8:34 pm
Red sky over downtown Boston and Boston Harbor

If nothing else, the clouds heralding Lee gave us an amazing sunset tonight, as Tim Babatz couldn't help but notice at Fan Pier on the harbor.

Up the harbor a bit, Adam Balsam got a good view in the North End: Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/23 - 8:40 pm
White weasel in Franklin Park, possibly rabid

Possible weasel of Caerbannog, with a vicious streak a mile wide, on a Franklin Park path.

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about a white weasel with no fear on the Forest Hills Street side of Franklin Park this evening: Read more.

By adamg - 8/14/23 - 8:53 am

The state, which owns the current Shattuck Hospital off Morton Street and Boston Medical Center are holding a Zoomed meeting on Tuesday to discuss their plans to replace the current hospital with new buildings with up to 405 apartments and new beds and clinical services for people with substance-abuse issues and the homeless, including families. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/23 - 8:52 am

The Bay State Banner reports residents living near the southern end of Franklin Park are less than thrilled with plans by the state and non-profit groups to transform the hospital grounds with 405 units of supportive housing for formerly homeless people, 326 beds for people being treated for substance abuse and 120 emergency shelter beds.

By adamg - 3/25/23 - 10:08 am
Sunrise over Franklin Park

Handmaid snapped her view from Franklin Park around 6:30 a.m. today.

By adamg - 12/28/22 - 11:06 am
James Hill and Michelle Wu

James Hills and Michelle Wu discussing city issues this morning.

A group of women investors that includes the Globe's Linda Henry has put in a bid for an expansion slot in the National Women's Soccer League. Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/22 - 9:55 am

WBUR reports on proposed upgrades released by the city yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/13/22 - 1:31 pm

Remember this past summer when DCR put up all those electronic signboards along the parkways and had cops stationed at what seemed like every 10 feet to direct traffic to or away from the US Open at a country club in Brookline and we all grumbled, but in the end it seemed to work? Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/22 - 10:45 am

WCVB reports that Jean McGuire, 91, was stabbed several times around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday as she walked her dog down Playstead Road, near the basketball courts. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 1:04 pm

The Bay State Banner reports a design firm working on the city's proposed revitalization of Franklin Park would turn Circuit Drive into a pedestrian and bicycle path and would instead funnel all car traffic from and into Roxbury.

By adamg - 6/26/22 - 3:20 pm
Two of the marchers in the Trans Resistance March

A roving UHub photographer captured several scenes from yesterday's Trans Resistance March from Cedar Square Park in Roxbury to the Franklin Park Playstead for a pridefest. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/22 - 8:40 pm
Double rainbow over Boston Harbor

Aegon Targaryen VI watched the post-storm rainbow over Boston Harbor from Christopher Columbus Park. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/22 - 10:00 am
Yellow warbler

Mary Ellen hied over to Franklin Park yesterday in time to spot this yellow-throated warbler, which are pretty uncommon north of Maryland (and should not be confused with the far more mundane yellow warbler).

By adamg - 11/6/21 - 10:23 am
Frost-covered green at Franklin Park golf course

For the second morning in a row, Bostonians have awoken to a bit of frost on various surfaces, such as greens at the Franklin Park golf course, as thebostonlol shows us.

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