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By adamg - 7/4/24 - 10:52 am

Jamaica Plain News reports that pickleballers, who have already managed to squeeze out tennis on the courts off South Street, are now trying to muscle out basketball players, too, to the point where elders of the pickleball community are asking the young'uns to show some courtesy and not do that, at least not before 9:30 a.m.

Some relief could come later this year when the city re-allocates one of the four tennis courts at English High for pickleballing.

By adamg - 5/23/24 - 4:44 pm

Jamaica Plain News reports a developer wants to convert the two Penshorn Roofing buildings on Carolina Avenue, off South Street in Jamaica Plain into nine residential buildings.

If built, the apartments or condos would be just the thing for pickleball players, who could roll out of bed right into the courts used for pickleball matches - the ones with the purple fences - at South and Carolina.

By adamg - 4/25/24 - 8:32 am
Firefighters outside Henry's Market in Roslindale

See it larger. Photo by Scott Cluett.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to Henry's Market, 892 South St. in Roslindale for a fire shortly before midnight. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/24 - 4:58 pm

An annoyed citizen files a 311 complaint about the scorching steam on South Street near Kneeland Street - right across the street from the Vicinity Energy steam plant: Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/23 - 12:46 pm
Stump, acorn, dog

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about the stump of an old sign pole on South Street in Jamaica Plain - and used a couple of aids to show the city just how large the thing is: Read more.

By adamg - 6/6/23 - 2:47 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a request from the operators of a marijuana store now under construction on South Street in Roslindale to override a 2021 board decision barring Sunday sales. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 4:48 pm

Erica Fletcher reports Boston police and firefighters had their work cut out for them this afternoon trying to untangle two cars that careened together at the oddball intersection of Washington Street with itself and South Street at the tip of Adams Park - and dealing with the resulting traffic nightmare at the start of the afternoon rush. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/23 - 12:26 pm
Car into building on South Street in Roslindale Square

This morning, John snapped the latest example of a driver plowing into a building in Roslindale Square, on South Street just past the curve from Washington Street, although the damage was nowhere near as severe as the last time somebody did that.

By adamg - 1/27/23 - 3:25 pm
Rialto Theater in Roslindale Square

In 1946, Warren Favor snapped this photo from South Street around to Washington Street and the Rialto Theatre. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/22 - 1:01 pm

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about the city courts on South Street in Jamaica Plain: Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/22 - 9:31 pm

Shamus Moynihan spotted Old Faithful at South and Beach streets in the Leather District this evening (and yes, he reports he called 911 first before he started recording). Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/22 - 12:39 pm

Our local band of Nazis stood outside the Monument in Jamaica Pond this morning screaming about pedos during a drag-queen story hour at the Loring Greenough House on South Street, despite the group's own problems with pedophilia. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/22 - 9:04 am

The Brockton Enterprise interviews the owner of a Roslindale business that sells and rents throne chairs for parties and meetings.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 11:25 am

Jamaica Plain News has a photo of the newly car-dehanced entrance to Papercuts on South Street.

By adamg - 4/6/22 - 11:35 am
Tracy Skelly

Skelly discuses new cafe with board.

Update: Approved.

A former travel agency on South Street in Jamaica Plain could soon be reborn as a baby cafe - whose menu is focused on food and drinks suitable for babies and toddlers. Read more.

By adamg - 3/19/22 - 12:06 pm
Police looking for evidence on Metcalf Court

Looking for evidence on Metcalf Court. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting two men and a teenager for a burst of gunfire on Metcalf Court in the South Street development around 5 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 2:15 pm
Looking through the tunnel towards the Arnold Arboretum

Paul Friedmann walked down South Street in Roslindale today and peered through the tunnel under the Needham Line train tracks towards the Arnold Arboretum.

By adamg - 1/15/22 - 5:14 pm
tree lined with panties

Panty-lined tree.

On April 9 of last year, a puzzled citizen filed a 311 report about a tree outside 112 South St. in the Leather District that had been laced with panties. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/21 - 11:58 am
Old cab on South Street

Mister Jon took snaps of old cars rolling down South Street today as part of the ongoing filming for HBO's Julia Child bioseries. Read more.

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