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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.

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


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.

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.

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