Hyde Park

By - 4/20/18 - 11:49 pm
Hyde Park brush fire

The Boston Fire Department reports a brush fire in the woods off Ruskin Road and Farrar Avenue brought firefighters and lots of hose shortly before 4 p.m. Read more.

By - 4/18/18 - 4:22 pm
Stephanie McMahon

The mother of Stephanie McMahon, found beaten to death in her River Street apartment in 2014, is asking a judge to find the city of Boston responsible for her death, because, she alleges, the two Boston police officers who responded to her daughter's apartment and removed her violent ex-boyfriend failed to lock him up, which let him return the next day and beat her to death. Read more.

By - 4/18/18 - 8:06 am
Ugly Houses signs on Hyde Park Avenue

Dave Vittorini is a bit put out by all the Ugly Houses signs that recently sprung up in Hyde Park, including this cluster of three on Hyde Park Avenue: Read more.

By - 4/7/18 - 8:31 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Geraldo Lerouge, 27.

Boston Police report a man in his late 20s was shot at 38 Frazer St. in Hyde Park around 5:30 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By - 4/4/18 - 6:39 pm

A Boston health inspector found today that the Stop & Shop on Truman Parkway had cleaned up the mess from yesterday's overflowing floor drains and allowed the store to re-open for business.

By - 4/3/18 - 7:03 pm

UPDATE, 4/4: Store passed a re-inspection and was allowed to re-open.

A city health inspector today shut the Stop & Shop at 1025 Truman Parkway after wastewater and sewage began coming up through floor drains in the bakery, produce and deli departments and meat and produce storage and preparation areas. Read more.

By - 3/14/18 - 8:53 pm
Random stuff on a table at a local Shaw's

Shoppers entering the produce side of the Hyde Park Shaw's tonight were greeted by this table featuring: Some toilet paper, some soup mixes, Milk Bones, some nacho cheese dip and a plant that looked like it could really use some water, all under blue and green balloons.

Shoppers then left the immediate area wondering what they had just seen.

By - 3/4/18 - 11:50 pm

The Boston Water and Sewer Commission has rain gauges at 10 locations across the city. On Friday, the gauge in Hyde Park registered 3.13 inches of rain - compared to 1.69 inches in the Longwood Medical Area and 1.8 inches in Charlestown. Read more.

By - 2/19/18 - 8:37 am

On neighborhood Facebook groups, West Roxbury, Roslindale, Hyde Park and Jamaica Plain residents report being startled awake either shortly before or after 5 a.m. by at least two loud booms. On Twitter, Pete Cannon reports: Read more.

By - 2/8/18 - 9:44 pm

At Truman Parkway and Mountfair Terrace, around 9:25 p.m.

By - 2/3/18 - 10:28 am

Coffee Break Cafe, which currently has coffeehouses in Quincy and Milton, announced this week it's moving into the space vacated last year by Bean and Cream on Truman Parkway at Fairmount Avenue.

They're hoping to open by April, with hours starting at 5 a.m.

H/t Boston Restaurant Talk.

By - 2/2/18 - 12:26 pm
Car smashed into house in Hyde Park

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.

By - 1/26/18 - 12:15 pm

UPDATE: Nothing found, Steve Cooper at WHDH reports.

WCVB reports that State Police are combing land around Turtle Pond off Enneking Parkway for Joseph Brancato, 21, last seen several weeks ago on Mendelssohn Street in Roslindale, where he was staying with a Marine recruiter. NECN reports that among the agencies that sent investigators to the area is NCIS, which investigates possible criminal activity in the Marine Corps.

By - 1/10/18 - 4:23 pm
Most Precious Blood Church in Hyde Park

Most Precious Blood parish.

Officials at Most Precious Blood Church have begun looking at leasing church property to an apartment developer as a way to ensure a new revenue stream for the church and two affiliated parishes in Readville and Milton.

But at a meeting last night at the former St. Anne School in Readville, parishioners soundly opposed a proposal to turn the main church building on Maple Street into 24 apartments and convert a basement chapel into the main worship area. Read more.

By - 1/4/18 - 10:47 am

Because we just heard two claps of thundersnow here in our mountain pass along the Roslindale/Hyde Park frontier. Also heard from West Roxbury to Jamaica Plain.

Ed. note: Cantore is actually in Rockport.

By - 1/2/18 - 9:14 am
Scooby Doo mystery machine

Javari Lacet made quite the New Year's resolution: He wants to solve mysteries as he tools around town in his own Mystery, Inc. van. Of course, outfitting a rig like that takes money, so he's set up a GoFundMe page to pay the $149,900 cost: Read more.

By - 12/26/17 - 8:56 am
Fire on Hyde Park Avenue

A fire called in around 5:50 a.m. at 1531-1533 Hyde Park Ave. did an estimated $100,000 in damage, displaced seven people and sent a firefighter to the hospital, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.

By - 12/21/17 - 12:49 pm

Students and teachers at the Boston Community Leadership Academy in Hyde Park have started raising funds for an 18-year-old student who is now behind bars at a Suffolk County jail as ICE attempts to boot him from the country. Read more.

By - 12/20/17 - 1:13 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved Sadiq Ahmad's request to re-open the shuttered New York Fried Chicken take-out place on River Street, near Hyde Park Avenue, as New Yorker Fried Chicken. Read more.

By - 12/18/17 - 4:21 pm
Van Ness

Hours after Segun Idowu announced he wants to run against longtime state Rep. Angelo Scaccia next year, Hyde Park civil-rights attorney Gretchen Van Ness announced she plans to run for the 14th Suffolk seat as well.

Read more.