Uphams Corner

Rendering of proposed 2 Hillsboro St.
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved plans for a four-story, 21-unit live/work condo building at 2 Hillsboro St. in Dorchester - with 18 of the units aimed at artists. The units, which will be split between studios and one- and two-bedroom... Read more
A quiet transformation is happening on some of Boston’s many vacant lots with the help of hardworking neighbors and the Boston Food Forest Coalition, a nonprofit community land trust that is working to turn empty patches of land into vibrant gardens,... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board voted Thursday to suspend the license of the Dublin Pub, 7 Stoughton St. in Dorchester, for one day over the way a patron was sliced with a machete last August - but then voted to hold the punishment in abeyance until the end of... Read more
A proposal by St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children to expand their footprint on Jones Hill and offer new housing for low-income families won approval from the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) on Thursday. The project will include... Read more
A federal judge on Monday sentenced Edwin Tavarez, 48, of Garfield, NJ to 18 months in prison for the way he got a longtime acquaintance in the old neighborhood to pay him more than $1.5 million over six years for a condo-development deal that never... Read more
Rendering of proposed Hillsboro Street condos
A developer that that helped preserve artist studios in an old industrial building on Humphreys Street filed plans Friday to build a 21-unit condo building nearby in which all the units would be sold to people making no more than 80% to 100% of the Boston... Read more
A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Monday convicted Roberto Martinez-Baez of first-degree murder for killing Andrew Farley, 62, at the Uphams Corner House of Pizza, where he had gone to pick up a sub on Feb. 7, 2020, the Suffolk County District Attorney's... Read more
Rendering of proposed Columbia Crossing
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved two projects for two parcels on Columbia Road that will mean 113 new affordable apartments, artist space and the preservation of two historic buildings across from the Strand Theatre in Uphams Corner. One of... Read more
After years of trying for more liquor licenses, Boston is on the verge of getting five more - one for the Strand Theatre in Uphams Corner and four for the Bolling Building in Nubian Square. The State Senate on Thursday gave its final approval to a measure... Read more
Biplaw Rai
The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday approved plans by Biplaw Rai to turn a long abandoned trolley station on Columbia Road in Uphams Corner into a restaurant that serves food with "Asian and African inspiration" by night and more traditional cafe fare... Read more


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