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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 - 6/17/20 - 11:17 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the demise of New Saigon Sandwich on Washington Street.

By adamg - 6/13/20 - 10:06 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m. on Washington Street between Fairmount and Fuller streets. A car was also found with a window shot out there.

By adamg - 6/13/20 - 11:41 am

La Taqueria of Roslindale plans to open an outlet in Dedham on Monday, next to the uBreakiFix on Washington Street at the rotary with Boston Providence Highway. That's just up the street from El Centro and a couple blocks away from Pancho's Taqueria on High Street.

This will be La Taqueria's second outlet.

By adamg - 5/31/20 - 10:25 pm

A peaceful vigil and protest march from Nubian Square to the State House organized by young black people turned heavily white and violent as night fell. As the protest dispersed from the Common, crowds began streaming towards Downtown Crossing, throwing bottles and then bricks at police officers and cruisers. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/20 - 8:40 pm
Shake Shack being boarded up

As Macy's goes, so goes Downtown Crossing, apparently: After downtown's last department store boarded up its display windows and doors the other day, store owners all over the once busy commercial district rushed to do likewise, as Gary Waldeck discovered today. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 9:24 pm

Jay Hajj, owner of Mike's City Diner on Washington Street reported yesterday: Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 3:38 pm

Kurt Power reports stone pillars were pushed over and some plaques removed at the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial on Washington Street.

Update: Mayor Walsh reports that damage has been fixed: Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/20 - 10:48 pm

At Washington Street and Blue Ledge Drive, just north of the Burger King and Nick's, around 10:40 p.m.

By adamg - 5/18/20 - 10:24 pm

At least six shots were fired into the Stop 'N' Gas, 970 Washington St., around 10:15 p.m., by a passenger in a car last seen heading down Gallivan towards Dorchester Avenue. Nobody hit.

By adamg - 5/7/20 - 10:13 am
Statues of soldiers with masks in the South End urging people to stay home

The soldiers at the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial on Washington Street in the South End now wear face coverings and urge people to mask up, wash their hands and stay home during the current crisis.

By adamg - 5/5/20 - 11:10 pm
Beretta handgun

The gun in question.

Boston Police report a coronavirus-related arrest for an incident outside the Citizens Bank branch at 569 Washington St. in Codman Square this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/20 - 10:47 am
Licensing Board meets on Zoom

The licensing board held its first Zoomed hearings last week.

The Boston Licensing Board last week approved plans for a bakery cafe in one of the new residential buildings on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain and a cafe and lemonade stand on Newbury Street. Read more.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 11:59 pm

Around 11:55 p.m. at Washington Street and Walnut Park.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 9:19 pm

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed behind 1850 Washington St., near Lenox Street, around 8 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 4/14/20 - 11:12 am

Boston Police report the three - a 20-year old and two teens - never had a chance to spend the money from Santia's Bakery, 3381 Washington St., because cops on patrol spotted them before they went in and quickly arrested them after they tried to flee. Read more.

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

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

By adamg - 4/12/20 - 3:00 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men way old enough to know better on breaking-and-entering charges Saturday morning after finding two of them allegedly rummaging behind the counter of the Downtown Crossing Gap Outlet store, which is closed because discount denim just isn't considered essential in these trying Covid-19 times. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/20 - 9:57 am
Nobody in Downtown Crossing

Datatech Roze reports it's pretty easy to socially distance yourself in Downtown Crossing when you're the only person around.

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 9:58 am
Waving tube guy in Roslindale wishes essential workers well

Last year, Chris Dagdigian bought one of those inflatable tube guys, but until now, he'd kept it up in the attic, just collecting dust. Today, though, he unleashed its full potential, outside his house on Washington Street in Roslindale (the "quirky' bit is in reference to the neighborhood Facebook group).

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