Canto 6 under repair on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

Canto 6 to Reopen Thursday After ‘Bakery Repairs’

Devotees of one of the best bakeries in the neighborhood - indeed, in the whole city - might have been nervous at the red tape on the door at Canto 6 the last two days. But rest easy. A voice mail message from the 3346 Washington St. bakery says it is closed for "bakery repairs" Tuesday and Wednesday, set to reopen at 7 a.m. on Thursday. Workers at the site said the glass is being replaced.


‘A Wasteland to Walk On’ — Residents Envision a Better Washington, Columbus

"Connecting people with places" was the theme of the fourth workshop in the Plan JP/Rox held on Thursday at English High School. Of all the workshops in of the planning process this was most egalitarian; low income or high income, hotel maid or money manager, everyone uses the sidewalks, the streets or some form of transit to get to work, to school and home. It was also the most interactive and personal; over 100 sat around tables and marked on maps how they get around their neighborhood to their special places or how they got to that night's meeting. "Mobility. Getting around.

The first truckloads of debris leave the old Royal Friend Chicken site in mid-November 2015.

Royal Fried Chicken Razed as Work Starts on 21 Housing Units Plus Retail

The wrecking ball swung down on the old Royal Fried Chicken shop last Monday to begin work on 21 units of new housing and ground-floor retail. The development by Boston Properties, was approved after community meetings by the Boston Redevelopment Authority in January.  Attorney Joe Hanley — who represented 3200 Washington St LLC -  was responsible for project overview and permitting. The apartment house is being designed by Studio 47 Architects. For more on this project, please check our archive of coverage.

Flanagan & Seaton fire, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015.

Fire at Former Flanagan & Seaton Building on Washington Street

It's been a busy night along Washington Street. Along with a car fire, which we've previously reported, firefighters have knocked down a blaze at the old Flanagan & Seaton building. Boston Fire Department Deputy Chief Jay Fleming said it appeared that demolition work was occurring in the building and a Bobcat vehicle caught fire. Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames and then waited for the smoke to clear from the building. Firefighters used thermal imaging machines to determine where the fire was located in the building entering.