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By adamg - 10/18/21 - 10:13 pm
Old  New England Telephone and Telegraph manhole cover

If you walk up Washington Street along Stony Brook Reservation in West Roxbury, you might come across this ancient New England Telephone & Telegraph manhole cover in the sidewalk - along with several old Edison Electric Illuminating Co. covers: Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/21 - 9:51 pm

Walsh Wine and Spirits, 388 Washington St., was held up at knifepoint around 9:45 p.m. Robber got away with several hundred dollars in cash and a bottle of Hennessy.

By adamg - 10/18/21 - 9:32 pm

Around 9:10 p.m., police found two attack victims in Egleston Square - a man who was stabbed on Westminster Avenue, near Waldren Road on the Roxbury side, and a man who was hit with a baseball bat and sliced with a knife on Washington Street on the Jamaica Plain side.

By adamg - 10/18/21 - 3:15 pm
Cat being returned to owner at Brighton fire

Kirk the cat returned to owner. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 572 Washington St. for what turned into a two-alarm fire around 1:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/17/21 - 1:36 pm
Dog can't believe there's a turkey in Downtown Crossing

You can tell that's what Sara Mak's dog was thinking this morning on a walk on Washington Street.

Andrew spotted the bird on Kingston Street: Read more.

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By adamg - 10/5/21 - 10:16 pm

The Pleasant Cafe on Washington Street tomorrow will stand in for a restaurant important in the life of singer Whitney Houston, according to notices to neighbors. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/21 - 5:07 pm
Smokey McDonald's in Codman Square

The Boston Fire Department reports that firefighters responded to the McDonald's on Washington Street at Talbot Avenue in Dorchester's Codman Square for a fire around 3:15 a.m. The cause is under investigation.

By adamg - 10/1/21 - 9:20 am
Chicken on Washington Street in Roslindale

Roving UHub photographer OneTaoApe shows us the scene on Washington Street at Metropolitan Avenue in Roslindale early this morning. So why did the chicken cross the road? To get some breakfast at the pet supply store.

By adamg - 9/26/21 - 3:05 pm
1395 Washington St. rendering

Rendering by Embarc Studio.

A developer has filed plans to replace three restaurants at 1395-1405 Washington St. in the South End with a $23-million, seven-story condo building. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/21 - 1:26 pm
Pig and senior protest lawsuit against senior housing in Jamaica Plain

As greedy pig listens, Kathy Paul of Mass. Senior Action Council calls for lawsuit to be dropped.

Protesters peacefully gathered outside Turtle Swamp Brewing on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain this morning to urge the brewery and its landlord, Monty Gold, to work with a local non-profit to get 39 apartments for seniors built next door, instead of suing to block it. Read more.

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 - 9/17/21 - 9:12 am

Jennifer Dines pays a visit to the Pleasant Cafe, which has been serving pizza and other fare on Washington Street in Roslindale for 80 years now.

The article is the start of a program by the Boston Preservation Alliance and Boston Main Streets with the Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School, where, over the next year, students will write their own profiles of other "legacy" businesses in their neighborhoods.

By adamg - 9/8/21 - 3:30 pm
Egleston Square crime scene

Egleston Square crime scene. Photo by Hub Observer.

GoFundMe for Arthur Rashaad Miles's survivors.

Boston Police report a man was fatally shot outside 3108 Washington St., near School Street, around 2:20 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/21 - 7:04 pm

WFXT reports a 34 driver will be getting a stern talking to from his bosses after a motorist gave the station some video showing him or her reacting to getting cut off on Washington Street at Wellsmere Road in Roslindale by just continuing to go down Washington and right through a red light at Cornell Street.

By adamg - 8/29/21 - 11:04 pm

Tonight we learned, via the city's answers to separate 311 complaints, that it might be best to wait until dog waste left by inconsiderate dog owners has turned kind of solid before contacting 311. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/21 - 2:01 pm
Alexandra rendering

Something like this, only with condos instead of hotel rooms. Rendering by CBT Architects.

The developers who won city approval in 2019 to keep three sides of the former Alexandra Hotel at Washington Street and Massachusetts Avenue, gut the interior and add several floors to create a 13-story, 150-room boutique hotel have filed a request with the BPDA to instead turn what's left of the structure into a 13-story, 106-unit condo building. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/21 - 10:50 pm

At Beethoven and Washington streets shortly after 10:30 p.m. A knife was recovered on Beethoven Street.

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 - 8/20/21 - 8:52 am

NBC Boston reports somebody suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night after being stabbed on Washington Street. The area in front of the entrance to the MetroMark building was taped off.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 10:45 am

Exodus Bagels announced today it will not be reopening its Jamaica Plain outlet, which it had shut during the pandemic last year - but that that means it could be expanding its Roslindale take-out window outside its bagel bakery into something larger. Read more.

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