24 hours ago

Select Board December 19, 2017 Executive Session 5:00 P.M., Public Session 6:15 P.M.

Question of approving a Conservation Restriction for 35 Lapland Street.

Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Alcoholic Beverages Sales License to the Olive Connection for a Private Party to be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at 1426 Beacon Street.

    Select Board December 19, 2017 Executive Session 5:00 P.M., Public Session 6:15 P.M.
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2 days ago

Fairsted Kitchen in Brookline Is Closing; Will Be Replaced by Grassona's Italian

The address for Fairsted Kitchen (and the upcoming Grassona's Italian) is 1704 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA, 02445. The website for Fairsted Kitchen can be found at https://www.fairstedkitchen.com/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    An "Olmsted-inspired" restaurant that has received some high praise since opening a few years ago is saying farewell, though the people behind it will be opening a new dining spot within its space.
    http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com

2 days ago

Fairsted Kitchen Bids Adieu on New Year’s Eve

...a new restaurant called Grassona’s Italian after a “minor refresh of the space” at 1704 Beacon St. in Brookline’s Washington Square...

    Fairsted Kitchen Bids Adieu on New Year's Eve
    Fairsted Kitchen will serve its final meal on New Year's Eve, according to owner Steve Bowman - but he and the team won't be gone for long. In late January, they'll open a new restaurant called Grassona's Italian after a "minor refresh of the space" at 1704 Beacon St.
    https://boston.eater.com

2 days ago

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Getting to Know Your Neighborhood: Coolidge Corner

83 Beals St.

1402 Beacon St.

1302 Beacon St.

1294 Beacon St.

1306 Beacon St.

1331 Beacon St.

    Getting to Know Your Neighborhood: Coolidge Corner | BU Today | Boston University
    Coolidge Corner, one of Brookline's two major commercial hubs (Brookline Village is the other), has been attracting shoppers for more than 150 years. Its many restaurants, Jewish delis, coffee shops, one-of-a-kind boutiques, and historical sites attract visitors from Boston and beyond. The bustling neighborhood is an easy walk from campus and a quick trolley ride up Beacon Street.
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Public Facilities Commission Meeting (DND)

...of principals[1] from Castle Rock Properties, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation, with an address of 77 Pond Avenue, No. 1508, Brookline, MA 02445 to be tentatively designated as developer of the vacant land...

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Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to Oxbow Urban LLC: Vacant land located at 21, 22, 28, 37 Angell Street and 12, 14 Lorne Street, Mattapan, Massachusetts.

Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to Oxbow Urban LLC: Vacant land located at 21, 22, 28, 37 Angell Street and 12, 14 Lorne Street, Mattapan, Massachusetts.

21 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04224000, Square Feet: 10,000

22 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04259000, Square Feet: 5,398

28 Angell Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04256000, Square Feet: 5,420

12 Lorne Street, Ward: 14, Parcel: 04296000, Square Feet: 3,214

Conveyance to Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation: Vacant land located at 9-11 Bromley Street, 13-17 Bromley Street, 19 Bromley Street, 21 Bromley Street, 58 New Heath Street, 60...

Conveyance to Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation: Vacant land located at 9-11 Bromley Street, 13-17 Bromley Street, 19 Bromley Street, 21 Bromley Street, 58 New Heath Street, 60 New Heath Street, 62...

...Neighborhood Development Corporation: Vacant land located at 9-11 Bromley Street, 13-17 Bromley Street, 19 Bromley Street, 21 Bromley Street, 58 New Heath Street, 60 New Heath Street, 62 New Heath Street...

...Vacant land located at 9-11 Bromley Street, 13-17 Bromley Street, 19 Bromley Street, 21 Bromley Street, 58 New Heath Street, 60 New Heath Street, 62 New Heath Street, New Heath Street...

...at 9-11 Bromley Street, 13-17 Bromley Street, 19 Bromley Street, 21 Bromley Street, 58 New Heath Street, 60 New Heath Street, 62 New Heath Street, New Heath Street, 894-900 Parker Street...

...Street, 13-17 Bromley Street, 19 Bromley Street, 21 Bromley Street, 58 New Heath Street, 60 New Heath Street, 62 New Heath Street, New Heath Street, 894-900 Parker Street and 908 Parker Street...

...Street, 19 Bromley Street, 21 Bromley Street, 58 New Heath Street, 60 New Heath Street, 62 New Heath Street, New Heath Street, 894-900 Parker Street and 908 Parker Street, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts...

...58 New Heath Street, 60 New Heath Street, 62 New Heath Street, New Heath Street, 894-900 Parker Street and 908 Parker Street, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts...

...New Heath Street, 62 New Heath Street, New Heath Street, 894-900 Parker Street and 908 Parker Street, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts...

That having duly advertised its intent to sell to Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, a Massachusetts non-profit corporation, with an address of 31 Germania Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, the vacant land located at:

Amendment to the vote of July 20, 2016 to extend the Tentative Designation and Intent to Sell period from 24 to 48 months to Indigo Block Apartments, LLC: Vacant land located at 65 East Cottage Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

...land, to Indigo Block Apartments, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 594 Columbia Road, Suite 302, Dorchester, MA 02125...

Conveyance to Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation: Vacant land located at 131 and 133 Southern Avenue, Dorchester, Massachusetts.

131 Southern Avenue, Ward: 17, Parcel: 01534000, Square Feet: 4,000

...Castle Rock Properties, Inc.: Vacant land located at two (2) unnumbered parcels on Violet Street, 523 Norfolk Street, 36 Goodale Road, 11 Hosmer Street, Unnumbered parcel on Hosmer Street and 9 Leston Street...

...Inc.: Vacant land located at two (2) unnumbered parcels on Violet Street, 523 Norfolk Street, 36 Goodale Road, 11 Hosmer Street, Unnumbered parcel on Hosmer Street and 9 Leston Street, Mattapan, Massachusetts...

...located at two (2) unnumbered parcels on Violet Street, 523 Norfolk Street, 36 Goodale Road, 11 Hosmer Street, Unnumbered parcel on Hosmer Street and 9 Leston Street, Mattapan, Massachusetts...

...523 Norfolk Street, 36 Goodale Road, 11 Hosmer Street, Unnumbered parcel on Hosmer Street and 9 Leston Street, Mattapan, Massachusetts...

That, having duly advertised a Request for Proposals to develop said properties, Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston, Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit corporation, with an address of 240 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109 to be tentatively designated as developer of the vacant land located at

725-727 Parker Street, Ward: 10, Parcel: 00495000, Square Feet: 3,207

Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to Z Capital Investments, LLC: Vacant land located at 21-23 Wensley Street, 53 Wensley Street and Unnumbered parcel on Fisher Avenue, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to Z Capital Investments, LLC: Vacant land located at 21-23 Wensley Street, 53 Wensley Street and Unnumbered parcel on Fisher Avenue, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

That, having duly advertised a Request for Proposals to develop said properties, Z Capital Investments, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 1089 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 to be tentatively designated as developer of the vacant land located at:

Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to Terrace Bravo, LLC: Vacant land located at 40-42 Terrace Street and 132 Terrace Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to Terrace Bravo, LLC: Vacant land located at 40-42 Terrace Street and 132 Terrace Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

That, having duly advertised a Request for Proposals to develop said properties, Terrace Bravo, LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, with an address of 1683 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 to be tentatively designated as developer of the vacant land located at:

    Public Facilities Commission Meeting (DND)
    The presenter is the Department of Neighborhood Development. VOTE 5: Christopher Rooney, Housing Development Officer, Real Estate Management and Sales Tentative Developer Designation and Intent to Sell to a nominee comprised of principals from Castle Rock Properties, Inc.: Vacant land located at two (2) unnumbered parcels on Violet Street, 523 Norfolk Street, 36 Goodale Road, 11 Hosmer Street, Unnumbered parcel on Hosmer Street and 9 Leston Street, Mattapan, Massachusetts.
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5 days ago

Learn Stained Glass with Brookline Adult & co...

Learn Stained Glass with Brookline Adult & community Ed. Class starts January 10th (6:30 to 9:30 PM). 7 Wednesdays.

    Michel L'Huillier
    Learn Stained Glass with Brookline Adult & community Ed. Class starts January 10th (6:30 to 9:30 PM). 7 Wednesdays.
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6 days ago

FIRST LOOK: CHIHARU SUSHI & NOODLE (BROOKLINE)

...Sushi & Noodle first opened back in June, taking over the space near the intersection of Boylston Street and Cypress Street where King Fung Garden II had been. The restaurant is one of a few spots...

    FIRST LOOK: CHIHARU SUSHI & NOODLE (BROOKLINE)
    The Coolidge Corner section of Brookline has always been a solid area for dining out with its mix of cheap eats spots, upscale eateries, delis, and neighborhood bars, but now there are other parts of town that are becoming hot as well, including Washington Square and Brookline Village.
    https://digboston.com

Dec 09

Dec 08

Water main break damages apartments, cars in Allston

Video from the scene showed water gushing from the ground and flowing down Linden Street near Harvard Street. Many cars could be seen under several feet of water.

    Water main break damages apartments, cars in Allston
    BOSTON (WHDH) - A water main break Friday in Boston's Allston neighborhood flooded several apartments and roadways. Video from the scene showed water gushing from the ground and flowing down Linden Street near Harvard Street. Many cars could be seen under several feet of water. A contractor working on Brighton Avenue around 1:20 p.m.
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Dec 08

Water main break sends water gushing down street in Allston

Video from the scene showed water gushing from the ground and flowing down Linden Street near Harvard Street.

    Water main break sends water gushing down street in Allston
    BOSTON (WHDH) - A water main break Friday in Boston's Allston section has left some roadways flooded. Video from the scene showed water gushing from the ground and flowing down Linden Street near Harvard Street. The cause of the break was not immediately clear. Some residents in the area have reported flooding in their homes.
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Dec 08

Tomorrow's the last day! The Brookline Commi...

Tomorrow's the last day! The Brookline Commission for Women will be holding its 13th Annual Dress for Success Boston Women’s Winter Coat Drive on Friday, Dec. 8th and Saturday, Dec. 9th. Dress for Success Boston is a not-for-profit organization that offers services to help disadvantaged women enter the workforce and stay employed. Each Dress for Success client receives one suit when she has a job interview and a week's worth of separates when she gets the job. Please limit your donations to winter coats. This is NOT a general clothing drive. All donations should be clean/ready to wear. Coats not accepted by the Dress for Success program will be donated to other local organizations servicing those in need. As with all our events, the Brookline Commission for Women is happy to accept nonperishable food donations for the Brookline Food Pantry. Donation Times and Location: Friday, December 8th 8am – 6pm Saturday, December 9th 8am – 11am Brookline Public Safety Headquarters, Community Room 350 Washington Street, Brookline. Questions? Please contact Jennifer Goldsmith at Jennifer.Goldsmith@yahoo.com Please share this widely!

    Brookline Commission for Women
    Tomorrow's the last day! The Brookline Commission for Women will be holding its 13th Annual Dress for Success Boston Women's Winter Coat Drive on Friday, Dec. 8th and Saturday, Dec. 9th. Dress for...
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Dec 08

Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Boston

The restaurant’s menu of French dishes includes fois gras, mussels, ribeye, cheese, and desserts, and reservations are still available on OpenTable. (1627 Beacon St., Brookline)

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...m., $50 for adults and $19 for kids under 12. Kids under three eat free. (40 Edwin H Land Blvd., Cambridge...

...from 5 to 10 p.m. as well. Reservations available by phone — (617) 574-7295. (10 Avery St., Downtown, Boston...

...7 to 10:30 a.m. and dinner service from 5 to 8 p.m. (776 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston...

...and an eggnog crème brûlée for dessert. Reservations can be made online. (215 Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston...

...with three courses available for $65. The restaurant also serves specialty cocktails, wine, and beer. (528 Commonwealth Ave., Kenmore Square, Boston...

Reservations are still open for Christmas Day dining at Fin Point, which offers New England seafood and raw bar options, plus pizza, pasta, and some classics like lobster rolls and burgers. (89 Broad St., Downtown, Boston)

Out by the harbor, Meritage will serve a prix fixe Christmas menu (with or without wine pairings) from 4 to 9 p.m., with a la carte options for children under six. Call (617) 439-3995 to make a reservation. (70 Rowes Wharf, Boston)

The Christmas spread at Miel includes a rabbit and mushroom soup, prime rib, seared scallops, and a smoked pheasant breast with acorn squash. For dessert, there will be peppermint cheesecake and a classic bouche de noel. Menu available for $65 per person. (510 Atlantic Ave., Waterfront, Boston)

...11 a.m. to 4 p.m., for $75 per person and $25 per child. (1 Seaport Ln., Seaport, Boston...

A lobster Christmas is in store for diners at Abe & Louie’s. The restaurant will offer a boiled lobster dinner with two, three, or four pounds worth of meat, in addition to baked lobster with breadcrumbs and Maine lobster casserole. (793 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston)

Go Mediterranean for Christmas dinner with a four-course meal with two entrees for the table and a special dessert tasting. Dinner priced at $65 per person. (79 Park Plaza, Back Bay, Boston)

Open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Ma Maison has both prix fixe and a la carte options available, including butternut squash soup, wild mushroom risotto, grilled rack of lamb, duck, and a traditional bouche de noel for dessert, along with many other items. (272 Cambridge St., Boston)

...open the rest of the day without the specials as well. Reservations recommended; check Reserve. (1 Kendall Sq., Kendall Square, Cambridge...

Dig into some pumpkin tortelli or veal ossobuco at Bricco in the North End. The restaurant is taking reservations for Christmas Day and has plenty of wine, cognac, and whiskey to round out a special occasion. (241 Hanover St., North End, Boston)

Cube toasts and chinwiches and cola wings, oh my! Feast on Hong Kong-inspired dishes at this Chinatown spot, and don’t forget to save room for dessert. Reservations are still available on OpenTable. (86 Harrison Ave., Chinatown, Boston)

Taste the Caribbean in Cambridge this holiday, with options ranging from plantain balls with pork belly to ceviche, yucca fritters, and various empanadas. Main courses feature seafood, hearty cuts of meat, and rotisserie chicken. (450 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, Cambridge)

This new spot in Southie has dinner reservations available for Christmas Day, serving its American menu of small bites, burgers and sandwiches, and wood-fired pizzas. (726 E Broadway, South Boston)

    Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Boston
    This holiday season, let Boston's restaurants do all the work. While many restaurants are closed for Christmas Day, various spots around the city will be in full swing, offering brunch, breakfast, and/or dinner. Whether you're looking for something traditional (a la honey-glazed ham) or something a little out of the ordinary (all-you-can-eat meat feast, perhaps?), it's not too late to snag a reservation somewhere.
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Dec 08

Dec 07

Board of Appeals Public Hearing, 6th Floor Selectmen's Hearing Room, 12/13/2017, 7:00 p.m.

134-138 Babcock Street (2017-0020) – Babcock Place, LLC

    Board of Appeals Public Hearing, 6th Floor Selectmen's Hearing Room, 12/13/2017, 7:00 p.m.
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Dec 07

12-07-2017

On 12-07-2017 , while  conducting traffic enforcement at the intersection of High St. and Boylston St. Officers were approached by a citizen to report suspicious activity. The citizen reported  that a...

    12-07-2017
    On 12-07-2017 , while conducting traffic enforcement at the intersection of High St. and Boylston St. Officers were approached by a citizen to report suspicious activity. The citizen reported that a man exited a car carrying a large black hand gun in his hand and was walking towards on Webster Street.
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Dec 07

Starts tomorrow - 2 days only - don't miss it...

Starts tomorrow - 2 days only - don't miss it! The Brookline Commission for Women will be holding its 13th Annual Dress for Success Boston Women’s Winter Coat Drive on Friday, Dec. 8th and Saturday, Dec. 9th. Dress for Success Boston is a not-for-profit organization that offers services to help disadvantaged women enter the workforce and stay employed. Each Dress for Success client receives one suit when she has a job interview and a week's worth of separates when she gets the job. Please limit your donations to winter coats. This is NOT a general clothing drive. All donations should be clean/ready to wear. Coats not accepted by the Dress for Success program will be donated to other local organizations servicing those in need. As with all our events, the Brookline Commission for Women is happy to accept nonperishable food donations for the Brookline Food Pantry. Donation Times and Location: Friday, December 8th 8am – 6pm Saturday, December 9th 8am – 11am Brookline Public Safety Headquarters, Community Room 350 Washington Street, Brookline. Questions? Please contact Jennifer Goldsmith at Jennifer.Goldsmith@yahoo.com Please share this widely!

    Brookline Commission for Women
    Starts tomorrow - 2 days only - don't miss it! The Brookline Commission for Women will be holding its 13th Annual Dress for Success Boston Women's Winter Coat Drive on Friday, Dec. 8th and Saturday,...
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Dec 07

Dec 06

DEVOTION SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE MEETING

333 Washington Street, Brookline

    DEVOTION SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE MEETING
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Dec 06

Planning Board Meeting, Room 111, 12/14/2017, 7:30 p.m., Revised

7:45 pm      26 Babcock Street – Construct several dormers on a single-family home requiring relief for side and rear yard setbacks (1/4) Pct. 8

8:15 pm     393 Clinton Road – construct a rear two and a half story addition with garage under and a driveway requiring relief for FAR, driveway setback and design review (1/4) Pct. 13     

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7:30 pm     24-26 Fuller Street – final review of landscaping, fencing and front façade for a previously approved proposal to construct three attached units Pct. 9  

8:00 pm      117 Wolcott Road – demolish side garage and construct a rear two and a half story addition with garage under requiring FAR relief, driveway setback and design review (1/4) Pct.16

    Planning Board Meeting, Room 111, 12/14/2017, 7:30 p.m., Revised
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Dec 06

Medical Panel Meeting

333 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445

    Medical Panel Meeting
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Dec 06

The Grinch Who Almost Stole Christmas

On Tuesday 12/5 Officers responded to the area of Pleasant St. and Parkman St. for a report of suspicious activity, a male throwing an empty package box over a...

    The Grinch Who Almost Stole Christmas
    On Tuesday 12/5 Officers responded to the area of Pleasant St. and Parkman St. for a report of suspicious activity, a male throwing an empty package box over a fence. A witness flagged down an officer and pointed out the vehicle of the suspect, parked on Parkman St.
    http://blog.brooklinepolice.com

Dec 06

Building Committee for BHS Expansion Meeting (Town Hall, School Committee Room)

...2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the School Committee Room, 5th Floor, Town Hall, 333 Washington Street, Brookline. AGENDA 7:00 p.m. Approval of Minutes 7:05 p.m. Executive Level...

    Building Committee for BHS Expansion Meeting (Town Hall, School Committee Room)
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Dec 06

Dec 05

ZBA Hearing: 134 Babcock 40B on 12/11 at 7pm in ROOM 111

ZBA Hearing: 134 Babcock 40B on 12/11 at 7pm in ROOM 111

    Agenda Center
    Agenda Center
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Dec 05

ZBA: 134 Babcock 40B on 12/11 at 7p in *RM 111*

ZBA: 134 Babcock 40B on 12/11 at 7p in *RM 111*

    ZBA: 134 Babcock 40B on 12/11 at 7p in *RM 111*
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Dec 05

Boston’s Eater Awards Winners 2017

224 Cypress St., Brookline

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233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave., Kendall Square, Cambridge Rachel Leah Blumenthal for Eater Duck at Café du Pays

243 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge

253 Summer St., Fort Point, Boston Rachel Leah Blumenthal for Eater Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar’s new Fort Point location

800 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston

1321 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston Sarah Storrer for Eater Fried chicken katsu sandwich at Eventide Fenway

284 Broadway, Cambridge Rachel Leah Blumenthal for Eater Lamplighter Brewing Co.

50 Cedric St., Roxbury

    Boston's Eater Awards Winners 2017
    Today, we are pleased to announce the winners of the eighth annual Eater Awards, celebrating the chefs and restaurants that made the largest impact on all 24 Eater cities over the past twelve months. As noted throughout the voting period last week, awards are being given out in five categories, and each category features an editor's choice winner and a readers' choice winner.
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Dec 05

Dec 04

November 2017 in Review, From Dumplings to Doughnuts

Shan-A-Punjab (500 Harvard St., Brookline): Indian food in the former Rubin’s Delicatessen space. It’s a relocation from right across the street.

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Bodega Canal (57 Canal St., West End, Boston): Mexican food from the team behind Ward 8 and North Square Oyster.

The Broadway (732 E. Broadway, South Boston): Boston Beer Garden’s rebirth (under the same ownership) with nitro cold brew martinis on draft.

Caffe Nero (55 Northern Ave., Seaport District, Boston; 218 Legacy Pl., Dedham): This European-born cafe chain keeps expanding around Massachusetts. The two most recent openings are in Boston’s Seaport District and at Dedham’s Legacy Place development.

City Winery (1 Canal St., West End, Boston): New York-based music venue, restaurant, and winery.

Cupola (1231 Centre St., Newton Centre): A casual pasta spot (replacing Bottega Fiorentina) with a focus on Florentine and Tuscan cuisine. There will be Neapolitan pizzas eventually as well.

Flatbread Company (76 Guest St., Boston Landing, Brighton, Boston): This local pizza chain has expanded to the new Boston Landing development in Brighton, and it’s one of several locations that features candlepin bowling.

Gong Cha (44 Harrison Ave., Chinatown, Boston): This Taiwan-based chain serves a wide variety of customizable bubble teas and more.

Jugos Supremo (502 Massachusetts Ave., South End, Boston): A juice-filled South End sibling to Jugos, a Back Bay juice bar.

Lobstah on a Roll (537 Columbus Ave., South End, Boston): Replacing Emma’s Pizza, this new restaurant — which will soon have a sibling in Arlington — serves five-foot-long lobster rolls.

Luke’s Lobster (53 Northern Ave., Seaport District, Boston): This is Boston’s third location of the New York-born, Maine-inspired, fast-casual lobster roll restaurant.

Oath Pizza (1350 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston): The Nantucket-based chain formerly known has Oath Craft Pizza has expanded to Fenway with its avocado oil-infused crispy crusts.

The Popover Lady at Boston Public Market (100 Hanover St., Downtown Boston): Popovers, scones, fruit pies, and other baked goods.

Pressed Juicery (180 Linden St., Suite 107, Wellesley): A California-based juice chain serving cold-pressed juices and more.

Rogue Lounge (222 Friend St., West End, Boston): Sushi pizza and mai tais on tap in the former North Star space.

The Smoke Shop (343 Congress St., Fort Point, Boston): Andy Husbands’s Kendall Square barbecue joint now has a second location in the former Tavern Road space.

Som Tum Modern Thai Cuisine (1894 Centre St., West Roxbury, Boston): One Thai replaced another (Sticky Rice).

Sushi Factory (140 Brighton Ave., Allston, Boston): An all-you-can-eat sushi spot from the owner of Hi B3ar Ice Cream Roll nearby.

Sweetgreen (47 Northern Ave., Seaport District, Boston; 60 State St., Downtown Boston): Two new Boston locations of the DC-based salad chain.

Sweetgreen (47 Northern Ave., Seaport District, Boston; 60 State St., Downtown Boston): Two new Boston locations of the DC-based salad chain.

Top Mix Bar & Kitchen (257 Norfolk Ave., Roxbury, Boston): Top Mix focuses on cocktails — such as various martinis and a pineapple mojito — and also serves food, including sweet plantain ravioli, a maple bacon burger, and more.

Tuscan Kitchen (64 Seaport Blvd.): A giant, stately Italian restaurant with several sister spots in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Wit’s End (1248 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge): The menu features “dueling” items — two versions of the same dish, such as a bacon and gouda mac and cheese versus a lobster and mushroom one.

Zia Gianna (1739 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, Boston): Sicilian sandwiches, baked goods, espresso, and more.

Emerald Lounge (200 Stuart St., Downtown Boston): This five-year-old Revere Hotel nightclub has closed to make way for a new restaurant slated to open in spring 2018.

Self Portrait (77 Walden St., Cambridge): T.W. Food was revamped into a French bistro called Self Portrait in April, but it closed in November.

Cottage Tavern (1227 Hyde Park Ave., Hyde Park, Boston): This classic watering hole aims to transfer its liquor and food license to the Innovation and Design Building in the Seaport District.

Dudley Dough (2302 Washington St., Roxbury, Boston): The Haley House’s fair-wage pizzeria will close at the end of the year due to financial struggles.

Globe Bar & Cafe (565 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): It’s not closing for good; it’s just relocating down the street to the former Rattlesnake space. Relocation dates haven’t been announced yet.

Pikaichi (1 Brighton Ave., Allston, Boston): This Allston ramen destination will close on December 17 due to a rent hike but will try to relocate soon.

    November 2017 in Review, From Dumplings to Doughnuts
    November 2017 featured tons of openings, particularly in Boston's Seaport District and West End. It was a month filled with pasta, pizza, and yes, more juice bars. Non-local chains Caffe Nero and Sweetgreen continued to expand around the Boston area with two new locations apiece, while Luke's Lobster added a new location as well.
    https://boston.eater.com

Dec 04

Our drive starts this Friday! The Brookline ...

Our drive starts this Friday! The Brookline Commission for Women will be holding its 13th Annual Dress for Success Boston Women’s Winter Coat Drive on Friday, Dec. 8th and Saturday, Dec. 9th. Dress for Success Boston is a not-for-profit organization that offers services to help disadvantaged women enter the workforce and stay employed. Each Dress for Success client receives one suit when she has a job interview and a week's worth of separates when she gets the job. Please limit your donations to winter coats. This is NOT a general clothing drive. All donations should be clean/ready to wear. Coats not accepted by the Dress for Success program will be donated to other local organizations servicing those in need. As with all our events, the Brookline Commission for Women is happy to accept nonperishable food donations for the Brookline Food Pantry. Donation Times and Location: Friday, December 8th 8am – 6pm Saturday, December 9th 8am – 11am Brookline Public Safety Headquarters, Community Room 350 Washington Street, Brookline. Questions? Please contact Jennifer Goldsmith at Jennifer.Goldsmith@yahoo.com Please share this widely!

    Brookline Commission for Women
    Our drive starts this Friday! The Brookline Commission for Women will be holding its 13th Annual Dress for Success Boston Women's Winter Coat Drive on Friday, Dec. 8th and Saturday, Dec. 9th. Dress...
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Dec 04

A Child’s Christmas in Wales’ at Wingate Residences

...or to RSVP, call 617-244-6400. Wingate Residences at Boylston Place is located at 615 Heath St.

    A Child's Christmas in Wales' at Wingate Residences
    Wingate Residences at Boylston Place will welcome actor Stephen Collins for his performance "A Child's Christmas in Wales" on Saturday, Dec. 23 at 3 p.m. Collins is a salesman turned actor who uses his literature degree from University of Massachusetts Boston to teach seminars on famous poets such as Frost, Whitman, and Shakespeare.
    http://www.brooklinehub.com

Dec 04

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Dec 01

15 Events Worth Checking Out in December

December 12 — 6 p.m. — 446 Harvard Street, Brookline — The December installment of Anna’s Taqueria’s Charity Roller series features a very...

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December 2 and 3 — 11 a.m. — 540 Harrison Ave. — Housed in the Power Station, the SoWa Winter Festival is the biggest winter shopping village...

December 3 — 2 p.m. — 9 Lansdowne St. — Join Youth Villages to raise funds young people across Massachusetts and New Hampshire can have...

December 3 through 17 — 4 p.m. — 383 Congress St. — Row 34 is getting festive with their annual Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the first...

December 4 — 6 p.m. — 100 Hanover St. — GrinchFest at Boston Public Market is the perfect place to celebrate — or lament — the holiday...

December 5 — 6 p.m. — 354 Harrison Ave. — Lion’s Tail is celebrating one boozy year at Ink Block in style with a Repeal Day party where you can party like it’s 1933. Tickets include two drink tickets, complimentary passed appetizers, and the inimitable DJ Ryan Brown on the 1’s and 2’s. $15.

December 5 — 7 p.m. — 44 Cedric St. — DId you really think I was only going to share *one* Repeal Day event? The...

December 7 — 6 p.m. — 65 Seaport Blvd. — Yotel is celebrating its first holiday season in the Seaport with champagne and shopping — and...

December 10 — 9 a.m. — 41 Church St., Cambridge — If you have a nagging guilt about getting in one last race in 2017, Yulefest is the play. The festive 5K starts and ends in front of Harvard Yard and is followed by a block party sponsored by Bantam Cider, Notch Brewing Co., and Slumbrew. $42.50

December 10 and 17 — 1 p.m. — 383 Dorchester Ave. — After a successful first edition in 2016, Grand Ten is back with their second annual Sip & Shop Holiday Bazaar. Come for the local artisans and specialty food vendors, stay for the craft cocktails and live holiday music from Badger & Burgan. Free.

December 13 — 6 p.m. — 350 Mass. Ave., Cambridge — Fact 1: I’ve always wanted to go to NogUp because I know a...

December 23 — 10:15 a.m. — 1250 Massachusetts Ave. — Certified personal Nate Witkowski is bringing his high-intensity, bootcamp-style workout to Dorchester Brewing...

    15 Events Worth Checking Out in December
    If you're reading BostInno, chances are you're an intelligent, popular person with a lot of holiday parties on your December calendar. Because I respect you, the reader, here are 15 events that don't suck and are worth leaving the cozy confines of home. Astute readers will notice that only two of the events are after December 15.
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Dec 01

CDICR- Outreach and Education Committee Meeting- Public Health- Library

11 Pierce St, Brookline, MA 02445

    CDICR- Outreach and Education Committee Meeting- Public Health- Library
    CDICR-Outreach and Education Meeting Public Health Building - Library December 11th, 2017 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 1. Welcome and greet . 6:30-6:40 2. Discuss last meeting minutes 6:40-6:50 3. Vote to accept minutes 6:50-7:00 4. Discuss Unity day event 7:00-7:30 5. Discuss future events 7:30-7:50 6.
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Dec 01

Lawrence School Council Meeting School Library Room 128

27 Francis St, Brookline, MA 02446

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27 Francis St02446

    Lawrence School Council Meeting School Library Room 128
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Dec 01

Employment Diversity Committee Meeting

11 Pierce St, Brookline, MA 02445

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11 Pierce St

    Employment Diversity Committee Meeting
    CDICR- Employment Diversity Committee Meeting Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: Public Health Building - Library, 2nd floor Agenda I. Review and vote on meeting minutes for 10/18/17 II. Review questions for January meeting with the Brookline Schools III. Review GARE information regarding advancing equity in employment IV.
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Dec 01

The Freelance Players invite you to: “COME A...

The Freelance Players invite you to: “COME AS YOU ARE” This hilarious musical is written by Cambridge novelist Stephen McCauley (“The Object of My Affection”) and playwright Sebastian Stuart, directed by Kippy Dewey of Jamaica Plain, and includes a score by Brookline’s Narcissa Campion. When: Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8th and 9th at 7:30 pm and Sunday, Dec. 10th at 2:00 pm Where: The Park School, 171 Goddard Avenue, Brookline. Admission is $5 for students, $10 for adults. For information: www.freelanceplayers.org or 617-524-7045. #BostonCreates

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    The Freelance Players, Inc. The Freelance Players, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a meaningful, positive and lasting impact on the young people of the greater Boston area through our two long-standing and successful programs, Freelance Players and Urban Improv.
    http://www.freelanceplayers.org

Nov 30

Bicycle Advisory Committee, Brookline Town Hall, Room 408

ZBA Hearing: 134 Babcock 40B (Revised - ...

    Bicycle Advisory Committee, Brookline Town Hall, Room 408
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Nov 29

Zoning Board of Appeals, 6th Fl Selectmen's Hearing Room

7:00PM           189 Eliot Street          2002-0033      

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7:05PM           50 Sumner Road       2017-0027      

    Zoning Board of Appeals, 6th Fl Selectmen's Hearing Room
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Nov 29

ZBA Hearing: 134 Babcock 40B at 7p on 6th fl

ZBA Hearing: 134 Babcock 40B at 7p on 6th fl

    ZBA Hearing: 134 Babcock 40B at 7p on 6th fl
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Nov 29

ZBA Hearing: 134 Babcock 40B 12/4/17 on 6th

ZBA Hearing: 134 Babcock 40B 12/4/17 on 6th

    Agenda Center
    Agenda Center
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