Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción yesterday filed plans with the BPDA for a new home for the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts: A four-story building where the former All Saints Lutheran Church used to be, at 85 West Newton St. in IBA's Villa Victoria housing complex. Read more.
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Victim identified as Gerie Acevedo, 24, of the South End.
Boston Police report a man was fatally stabbed at Shawmut Avenue and West Newton Street around 8:45 p.m. on Friday.
So, Nu? Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Nu Burger, which was in the Time Out food hall in what used to be the Sears Building in the Fenway until it was shut due to Covid-19, has moved into temporary space inside Anoush'Ella at 35 West Newton St. in the South End.
Both places are owned by Nina and Raffi Festekjian; the move means you'll be able to chose between burgers and Mediterranean fare on West Newton Street now.
Sari Sanchez has started a GoFundMe page to help her mother and sister, who lost everything in the fire on West Newton Street Wednesday morning. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 68 West Newton St. in the South End at 9:05 a.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.
On West Newton Street between Tremont Street and Shawmut Avenue around 11 p.m. Nobody hit.
A car was hit, around 9 p.m., between Tremont Street and Shawmut Avenue, Sgt. Luke Taxter reports.
Boston Police report officers responding to a report of gunfire at 96 W. Newton St. around 7:20 p.m. yesterday quickly found a guy not far away who matched witnesses' description of the shooter. Read more.