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Screen shot of laser scans of 72 Dale Street (courtesy of Harry R. Feldman Inc.)This week we are happy to have a talented group of guest bloggers tell us about the archaeological work being done at the Malcolm X House. U Mass Archaeological Services has...

Every year, students from the Roxbury Latin School visit the Eliot Burying Ground, and pay tribute to their school’s founder, John Eliot. Eliot arrived in Roxbury in 1631 after having crossed the Atlantic aboard The Lyon, the same boat that carried the wife and children...

For nearly 10 years now, the blighted and boarded-up Ferdinand Building (1895) and the hole in the ground behind it were Dudley Square’s equivalent to downtown Boston’s Filenes site. Many plans have repeatedly raised and dashed this community’s hope that a long-vacant building in the very heart...

Mr. E. Barry Gaither and  Ms. Dayenne Walters Smith reading poetry in the Eliot Burial Ground for Roxtoberfest.Last week was a big week in Dudley Square. Here is a quick recap of some of the festive events. Last week, October 2-8, Roxbury celebrated Roxtoberfest! Roxtoberfest is a restaurant and...

HBI is pleased to welcome Fro.Zen.Yo to the Old Corner Bookstore, replacing long-time tenant, The Body Shop. Fro.Zen.Yo is a self serve frozen yogurt store with a plethora of options. There are healthy options like Non Fat Frozen Yogurt, No Sugar Added Frozen Yogurt or...

The annual Boston Preservation Alliance, Preservation Achievement Awards were held this past Wednesday at the beautifully restored Paramount Center in downtown Boston. This year HBI was proud to be among the winners. HBI projects were recognized in two categories. The Eustis Street Fire House won in...