Signs advertising the impending arrival of Only One Jamaican restaurant went up today at 1345 Hyde Park Ave. where a D'Angelo sub shop used to be, next to the Shun Hao Gift Shop and near the Shaw's. Read more.
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Closing at the Cavan Cafe, 1406 Hyde Park Ave., seemed to be going normally early on Jan. 13: Sure, people kept pulling into the parking lot after 1 a.m. thinking they could get a drink even though the bar has a 1 a.m. closing time, but that's par for the course. Except this time, the cars kept coming, even as people were leaving from a large party inside. Men started bellowing at each other. And soon, fights were breaking out all over the parking lot and the two cops who initially responded had to call for reinforcements and whip out their pepper spray to try to get things under control. Read more.
Boston firefighters responded to 920 Hyde Park Ave., near America's Food Basket, shortly before 11 a.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire in a six-unit triple decker. Firefighters had it knocked down not long after 11. Read more.
Jake could only marvel at the amazing shoveling job done by separate Keolis and DCR crews at the steps down from Readville station to the sidewalk below: One cleared the stairs and another cleared a path along the sidewalk and yet, somehow, neither thought to make it so pedestrians could actually get from one to the other.
Keolis did promise to send down a crew to finish the job.
Developer Ad Meliora last week filed plans with the BPDA for a two-building, 305-unit development off Hyde Park Avenue at the Milton Street Bridge. Read more.
Vesa Tormanen spotted this guy on a 32 bus barreling down Hyde Park Avenue to Forest Hills this morning. "Not something you see every day on the MBTA," he notes.
Boston firefighters are at 1527 Hyde Park Ave., near Reservation Road, for an attic fire reported around 6:45 p.m. Four residents have been displaced.
Roving UHub photographer Jeremy Robertson captured the newly sideways car on Hyde Park Avenue northbound near Southbourne Road near Pagel Playground this evening.
The car came to rest a few feet from a 30-mph sign. In the photo, the car is hiding a second car, parked at the curb, that suffered heavy damage to the left rear.
J & G Market, 274 Hyde Park Ave., in Jamaica Plain, was held up around 8:15 p.m. by a man with a gun. Suspect described as black man, mid-30s, 5'7" and about 175 lbs., in a black hoodie and a black face mask and pointing a black gun. He was carrying a white shopping back and ran towards Forest Hills.
A downtown development company last week filed a "letter of intent" with the BPDA for a 305-unit housing development on a vacant parcel between Hyde Park Avenue and the Northeast Corridor train tracks at the Father Hart/Milton Street bridge at the northern edge of the Readville train station in Hyde Park. Read more.
A meeting of a BPDA advisory group tonight will focus on a developers plans to change six planned three-bedroom units into twelve two-bedroom units in the next phase of its construction on Hyde Park Avenue south of Ukraine Way. Read more.
The developer of a residential complex going up between Hyde Park Avenue and the Amtrak/commuter-rail tracks at Forest Hills south of Ukraine Way is asking the BPDA's permission to let it change plans for six three-bedroom units into twelve units split between one and two bedrooms each. Read more.
Mackenson Henry, 41, was fatally stabbed late this afternoon inside La Familia barber shop, 1205 Hyde Park Ave., near the Auto Zone. A suspect was arrested not long after. Read more.
Hyde Park's Cleary Square was particularly colorful in the rain tonight, thanks to Drs. Bankhead and Groipen, two dentists who love their bright colors.
A company based in Tempe, AZ and one with principals and advisors who live in Roslindale said tonight they both have agreements to lease or buy buildings on Hyde Park Avenue just south of Metropolitan Avenue for possible medical-marijuana dispensaries. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department reports that shortly after noon, somebody drove a Hyundai Genesis into first a light pole and then the house at 1482 Hyde Park Ave.
Both the driver and a passenger were extricated from the remains of the car and taken to a local hospital for care. Both are expected to survive.
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