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By adamg - 7/5/20 - 5:46 pm
Black Lives Matter mural in Nubian Square

Photo via Black Market Nubian.

Black Market Nubian's Kai Grant reports on the painting of the 500-foot-long mural on Washington Street between Palmer and Eustis streets.

By adamg - 6/14/20 - 12:44 pm

WBZ reports on a march from Franklin Park to Nubian Square yesterday.

By adamg - 6/7/20 - 12:28 pm

WBUR reports on a vigil across from the B-2 police station.

By adamg - 5/29/20 - 7:52 pm
Protest at Peters Park

Several hundred, mostly masked, protesters gathered in Peters Park in the South End this afternoon to protest George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, then marched to Nubian Square to continue the protest. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/20 - 10:01 pm

On Washington Street at Ruggles Street around 9:55 p.m.

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By adamg - 3/14/20 - 7:13 am
Warren Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire on the second floor of the building housing Ugi's Subs on Warren Street in Nubian Square did an estimated $250,000 in damage.

Firefighters responded around 5:30 a.m.

By adamg - 2/26/20 - 11:45 pm

Live Boston reports that around 9:30 p.m., a man showed up at the Boston Medical Center emergency room with a gunshot wound he told police happened in the area of Warren and Zeigler streets in Nubian Square.

By adamg - 2/25/20 - 11:28 am
Architect's rendering of Washington Street proposal

Rendering by DREAM Collaborative.

The Zoning Board of Appeal this morning approved a new building at 2147 Washington St. in Roxbury that will include 62 affordable apartments, 12 affordable condos, enough room to double the capacity of the newly reopened Haley House Cafe and 4,000 square feet of shared studio space for the artists who will be the main group the building's units will be marketed to. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/20 - 5:48 pm
Brewster

Transit Police report arresting Terrell Brewster, 27, on charges he ended an argument with a teen on the 28 bus as it approached Dudley station by taking out a knife and stabbing the teen after they got off the bus, around 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/17/20 - 10:31 am

The Highland Park Neighborhood Council voted this week to ask the city to rename a portion of Dudley Street to Chuck Turner Way in honor of the former city councilor, who died last month.

The proposed renamed street would run from Malcolm X Boulevard and Shawmut Avenue to Washington Street - past the building where Turner had his neighborhood office - in Nubian Square.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 2:33 pm
Nubian Square on a Google Map

Google has switched its neighborhood designation for a particular part of Roxbury from Dudley Square to Nubian Square, following the city's decision to rename the area. But note that if you search Google Maps for Dudley Square, you still get a pointer - for the MBTA bus station, which has yet to be renamed.

H/t eeka.

By adamg - 12/19/19 - 11:00 am

The Herald reports the Public Improvement Commission voted this morning to rename Dudley Square in Roxbury as Nubian Square. Although city voters as a whole rejected the idea in a non-binding referendum last month, people in the precincts in and near the square supported the idea - and, at today's meeting, so did the mayor's office.

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