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By Sasha Patkin - 9/26/23 - 4:12 pm
 Loaded Latkes with smoked salmon and dill sour cream

Loaded Latkes with smoked salmon and dill sour cream. Photo by Sasha Patkin.

“Knish Happens," "Love you a latke," "Almost Kosher," and "Got Matzo Balls?"

Zaftigs in Brookline knows its brand, and its tongue-in-cheek T‑shirts are as iconic as the fresh takes on Jewish cuisine that it serves. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/23 - 10:27 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested a Mattapan man on gun charges after initially pulling him over for running a red light at Cummins Highway and Harvard Street in Mattapan shortly before 5:30 p.m. today. Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/23 - 3:40 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of gunfire at Harvard Street and Gleason streets in Dorchester around 3 a.m. spotted a car with a broken taillight and pulled it over when they ran the plates and discovered they weren't assigned to that car. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/23 - 1:00 pm

A man known as "Dog Bite" was ordered held without bail at his arraignment in Dorchester court today on charges that he stabbed Urvin Gerald to death outside the Mount Horeb Lodge at Harvard and Norwell streets in Dorchester last July, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/20/23 - 2:30 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of a local man on charges he fatally stabbed Urvin Gerald, 48, in the neck on Harvard Street in Dorchester on July 16, 2022.
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By adamg - 12/23/22 - 11:25 pm

Victim identified as Michael Collins, Jr., 18, of Dorchester.

A man was shot in the head at Franklin Hill Avenue and Shandon Road in Dorchester around 11 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/22 - 1:32 pm
Dump truck

The man's dump truck. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Elijah Pinckney, 35, of Dorchester.

A man was shot at Harvard and Paxton streets around 1:15 p.m. Boston Police report he was declared dead at the scene. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/22 - 11:47 am

Brookline Police report a shoplifter at the TJ Maxx, 525 Harvard St. escaped in a cloud of pepper spray that she unleashed when she realized a store worker was about to try to stop her at the front door, shortly after 6 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/22 - 1:23 pm

The developers of the Olmsted Green development on the old Boston State Hospital along Harvard Street in Mattapan will soon file plans for six new buildings with 265 apartments and condos - including one building that would have 20 apartments for families with foster or adopted kids and 40 apartments for seniors who would agree to help them out. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/22 - 9:30 pm

Victim identified as Urvin Gerald, 48, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed at 110 Harvard St., at Norwell Street, in Dorchester around 1 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Boston murders in 2022.

By adamg - 4/11/22 - 3:52 pm

Starbucks Workers United reports workers at the Starbucks at 1304 Commonwealth Ave. in Allston and 277 Harvard St. in Coolidge Corner both voted unanimously to unionize today.

By adamg - 12/12/21 - 11:50 am
Fiedler and kids at the Prendergast Preventorium

In December, 1951, Arthur Fiedler and BSO musicians Inar Hanson George Zasowsky journeyed to the Prendergast Preventorium, 1000 Harvard St. in Mattapan to join the younger patients there for their annual Christmas party. Read more.

By adamg - 10/8/21 - 4:17 pm

Victim identified as Ralph Boggs, 50.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed along Harvard Street in Mattapan around 11:15 p.m. on Thursday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By adamg - 2/6/21 - 12:33 pm

Boston Police report that when officers pulled over a driver on Harvard Street in Dorchester for a traffic stop early this morning, one passenger got out and ran away - only to slip on ice outside Sun Pizza on Blue Hill Avenue, which let them catch up and arrest him for the gun they say he tossed during his failed escape. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/20 - 9:32 pm

Around 9:15 p.m. on Harvard Street at Norwell Street. No reports of any injuries.

By adamg - 4/14/20 - 9:27 pm
Shot-up car on Harvard Street in Dorchester

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports that a man in a car parked on Harvard Street at Bernard Street was shot in the arm and leg around 8:20 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 4/8/20 - 10:40 pm

The Brookline Transportation Division reports both the Select Board and the Transportation Board have approved an "open streets" plan to reallocate some of the asphalt along Harvard Street, Longwood and Brookline avenues and part of Beacon Street for use by people not in cars so that they can get around while maintaining social distance, at least during the current Covid-19 emergency. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/20 - 8:23 pm

Brookline Police report a judge yesterday issued a warrant for the man they say defaced the Chabad Center at 496 Harvard St. with antisemitic graffiti in Russian and a poor attempt at a swastika early Sunday - now they just have to find him. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/20 - 8:27 am
Antisemitic suspect

Surveillance photos via Brookline PD.

Brookline Police report they are looking for a Russian-speaking choad who sprayed the Chabad Center, 496 Harvard St., with antisemitic graffiti - in Russian - and his failed attempted at a swastika around 1:40 a.m. on Sunday. Read more.

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