A discussion on spaces savers at Curtis Hall was polite and calm and ultimately roamed, as JP discussions sometimes do, over broader topics - from man's relationship to his fellow man, the growth of anomie in the age of the Internet and the cultural essence of being a Bostonian. Read more.
Cedar Hill Residential filed plans with the BPDA today for a 23-unit, four-story condo building on Brookside Avenue, around the corner from the Green Street Orange Line station. Read more.
A roving UHub photographer happened upon this scene on Parkman Drive near where it meets the Arborway and the Jamaicaway around 9 a.m. He reports:
Large emergency response. No word on the occupants, but I see a few guys standing next to the car.
Roving UHub photographer Celeste Walker came across the remains of a light pole on Centre Street inbound just before the Arboretum rotary (i.e., Murray Circle) - sort of across the street from where another driver took out a pole in spectacular fashion earlier this month.
Tuesday's ZBA vote to reject a Centre Street proposal with two-bedroom units as small as 667 square feet didn't just come out of thin air: The BPDA, which sets so many of the requirements and guidelines related to development in Boston, says those are simply too small for new apartments and condos in the city. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday rejected plans by a Centre Street landlord to replace a three-unit house at 628-630A Centre Street with a new building with two commercial spaces and eight tiny two-bedroom apartments. Read more.
Updated with change of apparent weapon from knife to broken glass.
NBC Boston reports three people were slashed - including the apparent slasher - in an apartment at 30 Bickford St. early this morning.
Jamaica Plain News reports the one-floor unit was listed at $1.15 million - and that the city assessed the entire building for about $972,000 this year.
Raoul Marradi of Jamaica Plain, who had cerebral palsy and used a wheelchair, has died at 59, after several years of suing scores of restaurants, bars and landlords in the Boston area to require them to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read more.
I saw someone standing next to the car, so I am hoping there were no serious injuries. Still, I don't get how so many cars crash along this divider. So many.
Thomas Papathanasiou shows us the aftermath of a one-car crash on Centre Street southbound, just before Louders Lane, around 1:40 a.m. on Monday.
Was walking around Jamaica Pond this afternoon, when I spotted this bird glide down to a perch on one of the trees on the Parkman Drive side.
Hawk? And should I finally figure out how to manually focus my camera lens because the auto-focus kept zeroing in on the branches in front of the bird? The answer to the latter question, of course, is: Yes.
Pot-shop proposals are popping up like daisies across Boston:
On Tuesday, Jody Mendoza and her husband, Richy Peña, hold an outreach meeting for their proposed Mojos pot shop at 1292 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan. Read more.
Around 9:30 on Creighton Street between Bynner and Centre streets.
Caffe Aromi, on Centre Street in Hyde Square, re-opened this week, with the same unusual backless chairs with air holes it had when it shut in 2015.
It's in the space once occupied by the June Bug Cafe, which the landlord rented the space to after essentially forcing out Bella Luna and the Milky Way Lounge and Lanes - a sad reminder of which remains on one of the handles in the doorway to the basement where the bowling alley used to be: Read more.
Shortly after 1:30 p.m. at the American Legion post at 280 South St., near the Forest Hills T stop, Greater Boston Radio reports.
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