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By adamg - 10/10/21 - 1:02 pm
A Honk band

In the Before Times, activist brass bands from all over the place would join up for a parade from Somerville to Harvard Square. This year, Honk was more spread out - across Somerville, Cambridge and Boston. Greg Cook caught some of the performances yesterday.

Ron Newman was in Nubian Square for some Honking.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 11:10 pm

Multiple gunshots reported around 10:50 p.m. on Mt. Pleasant Avenue between Mt. Pleasant Terrace and Forest Street. At least two cars were hit in what might have been a gun battle.

By adamg - 9/17/21 - 1:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting a West Roxbury man on charges he walked towards a group of men standing outside 2241 Washington St. in Nubian Square, took out a gun and began firing. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/21 - 11:55 am
190 Dudley St. rendering

Nope.

A proposal to replace two small stores next to Hibernian Hall on Dudley Street in Nubian Square with a five-story apartment building lost at the Zoning Board of Appeal today. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/21 - 10:37 pm

Boston Police report a Quincy man arrested yesterday for a shooting in Nubian Square was then also charged as a pimp. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/13/21 - 3:51 pm
Stabbing suspect

Boston Police is seeking help to find two suspects for a stabbing at the Nubian Square Walgreens, 2275 Washington St. The victim survived.

If they look 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 - 8/10/21 - 12:13 pm
Brian Keith

The Zoning Board today rejected the first of two two marijuana markets proposed for Nubian Square, at 195 Dudley St. after hearing from residents worried about the potential impacts on traffic and parking, all the school kids who traverse Nubian Square and addicts of harder drugs coming from nearby Mass and Cass. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/21 - 10:46 am
Nubian Square crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed in the chest on Washington Street near Castillo Wine and Spirits, into which he crawled for help, around 10 p.m. on Friday. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

By adamg - 7/30/21 - 1:28 pm
Proposed rendering of Nubian Ascend buildings

Bird's-eye rendering by Stantec.

Two developers and the owner of an existing Nubian Square business this week filed detailed plans with the BPDA for a complex on what is now a parking lot and vacant land along Washington Street between Palmer and Eustis streets for what they say help revive Nubian Square as a cultural and dining destination and begin turning it into a new life-sciences center, in buildings designed to harken back to the Nubian societies along the Nile. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/21 - 10:28 am

Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced today that, yes, that free Rte. 28 service she prematurely announced in May is really happening this time. Starts Aug. 29 and runs for three months as a pilot on the entire route, from Mattapan Square to Ruggles via Nubian Square. Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 12:54 pm
16 Taber St. rendering

Rendering by Hresko Associates.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a coin-op laundry on Taber St. at Harrison Avenue in Nubian Square with a six-story, 30-unit residential building. Read more.

By adamg - 7/8/21 - 11:31 am

Developers say they will soon file plans to replace the Urban League's current two-story building where Warren Street turns into Harrison Avenue into a six-story building with 65 apartments and condos - and room for a new Urban League headquarters. Read more.

By adamg - 7/8/21 - 10:47 am
Wanted man and type of SUV he carjacked

Images via BPD.

Boston Police have released images of the man they say carjacked an Acura SUV outside the Walgreens at 2275 Washington St. around 2:45 p.m. on July 4. Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/21 - 11:28 pm

A man was shot in the chest twice shortly before 11:20 p.m. at 38 Warren St., at Zeigler Street - a couple blocks away from where another man was shot repeatedly in a parking lot off Harrison Avenue early this morning. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 6/24/21 - 9:57 am
Rendering of proposed new Benjamin Franklin Instituted of Technology

Rendering by Studio G Architects.

The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology yesterday filed detailed plans for its proposed campus on Harrison Avenue, near Melnea Cass Boulevard, in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/21 - 9:05 pm
Storrowing in Roxbury in 1906

The folks at the Boston City Archives found an example of storrowing roughly 45 years before Storrow Drive was built: A cart driver who storrowed on trolley wires under the Washington Street el at Guild Street in Roxbury at 11:45 a.m. on May 12, 1906.

By adamg - 4/17/21 - 9:27 pm

WBZ reports on a march from Nubian Square to Boston Common by way of BPD headquarters today.

By adamg - 4/10/21 - 10:47 am
Rendering of 190 Dudley St.

Rendering by Hresko Associates.

The owner of a pair of small storefronts on Dudley Street, next to Hibernian Hall on Dudley Street has filed plans to replace the one-story structures with a five-story building with 28 residential units. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/21 - 10:01 am
Proposed rendering of Nubian Ascend building.

Initial rendering of project.

A Nubian Square business and developer told the BPDA this week they will soon file detailed plans for a seven-story building between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue that will include a food hall for local chefs, a market place for local artists and artisans, residential units for artists and space for life-sciences R&D. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/21 - 12:24 pm

Transit Police report arresting a couple on assault and battery charges following a couple of incidents in and near the Nubian Square bus station last night. Read more.

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