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We have two openings in The Homebuying Mentor...

We have two openings in The Homebuying Mentors® department: Manager and Coordinator of Financial Coaching and Homeownership Programs! Please see our website for more details and how to apply: http://allstonbrightoncdc.org/about-us/jobs/ #Allston #BrightonMA

    Thank you for your interest in joining the Allston Brighton CDC team. Check out our open job opportunities below. Financial Coaching and Homeownership Programs Manager Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation (Allston Brighton CDC) seeks a Manager for its Financial Coaching and Homeownership Education and Counseling Programs. These programs help people in our community to increase their understanding of credit, debt, savings, budgeting, and the homeownership process, with the goals of building assets, stabilizing housing situations, and preparing for and achieving homeownership.

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Harvard Ed Portal event: doing business with government and higher ed partners

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Harvard Ed Portal event: doing business with government and higher ed partners
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 9:30am to 12:00pm Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston This information session is designed for vendors, especially small businesses and entrepreneurs, interested in learning how to do business with Harvard University, federal, state, and local government agencies.

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The Coolest New Outdoor Dining Spots around Boston

Our Fathers Restaurant and Bar, 197 North Harvard St., Lower Allston, 617-303-0101, ourfathersboston.com.

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Alden & Harlow, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square, Cambridge, 617-864-2100, aldenharlow.com.

Eventide Fenway, 1321 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston, 617-545-1060, eventideoysterco.com.

The Hourly Oyster House, 15 Dunster St., Riverside, Cambridge, 617-765-2342, thehourlycambridge.com.

Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar, 253 Summer St., Fort Point, Boston, 617-369-0931, lolitamexican.com.

Southern Proper, 600 Harrison Ave., South End, Boston, 857-233-2421, southernproperboston.com.

    This Summer's Coolest New Outdoor Dining Spots
    Eat and drink at the newest outdoor dining areas, bars, patios around Boston, from Our Fathers outdoor bar in Lower Allston, to Benedetto's heated, covered deck in Cambridge, plus al fresco options like Lolita Fort Point's waterfront bar on the Harborwalk, new patio seats in Back Bay, Woburn, Copley Square, and more.

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Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to...

Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to us over the years and we are so appreciative for their ongoing support. Special thanks to Bob for stopping by today and for Wells Fargo's unwavering commitment to the #Allston #BrightonMA community!

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    Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to us over the years and we are so appreciative for their ongoing support. Special thanks to Bob for stopping by today and for Wells Fargo's unwavering...

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Allston Brighton CDC posted 3 photos.

Come on down to @aeronautallston and tell us what you love about #Allston #BrightonMA! @ Zone 3

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Allston Brighton CDC shared Zone 3's photo.

Apply now if you're an artist in or connected to #Allston!

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Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing

Case: BOA-811732, Address: 300 Western Avenue  Ward: 22 , Applicant: Rejina Shrestha

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Case: BOA-596485, Address: 18-22 Wayland Street, Ward 13 Applicant: Derric Small, Esq

Case: BOA-444956, Address: 240 Mount Vernon Street , Ward 13 Applicant: Bayside Club Hotel, LLC

Case: BOA-805989 Address: 471-473 Albany Street, Ward 3 Applicant: Anthony Scola

...one unit and a restaurant. Renovation of 1st floor front entry hall, complete renovation of 2nd and 3rd floor. To consist of structural framing and repairs, interior partitions and stairs. New electrical, lighting...

Case: BOA-810579  Address: 33 Condor Street  , Ward 1 Applicant: 33 Condor LLC

Case: BOA-810537 Address: 125 Sumner Street, Ward  1 Applicant: Winn Development

Case: BOA-810536 Address: 133 Sumner Street, Ward 1 Applicant: Winn Development

 Case: BOA-820974  Address: 29 Commonwealth Avenue, Ward 5  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney

Case: BOA-823392 Address: 87 Bolton Street, Ward 6 Applicant: Dorglas Stefanov

Case: BOA-802880  Address: 790 East Sixth Street, Ward 6 Applicant: Gerri Shea

Case: BOA-806830 Address: 104 F Street, Ward  6 Applicant: Benjamin Brown

Case: BOA-814666 Address: 428-430 West Broadway, Ward 6 Applicant: George Morancy

Case: BOA-824614 Address: 1400 Columbia Road, Ward  7 Applicant: Dorgan Realty Trust

Case: BOA-826891 Address: 140-150 Shirley Street , Ward 8 Applicant: James Greene, Esq

Case: BOA-814001  Address: 372 Adams Street , Ward 16 Applicant: Christopher Regan

Case: BOA-740260  Address: 411 Adams Street  , Ward 16 Applicant: Tuan Nguyen

Case: BOA-728896 Address: 51-55 Neponset Avenue, Ward  16 Applicant: An Le

Case: BOA-810564 Address: 100 Ashmont Street   , Ward  17 Applicant: John Powell

Case: BOA-821215 Address: 53 Bailey Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: Christopher Barbour

Case: BOA-817804  Address: 1045 Hyde Park Avenue, Ward 18  Applicant: John Pulgini

Case: BOA-812804 Address: 43 Wachusett Street, Ward 18 Applicant: Ted Ahern

Case: BOA-800241 Address: 4014 Washington Street   , Ward 19 Applicant: Felipe Duran

Case: BOA-786499  Address: 6-8 Cheriton Road  , Ward 20 Applicant: Robert Reissfelder

Case: BOA-823130 Address: 226 Harvard Avenue , Ward 21 Applicant: Avonwood Associates Limited Partnership

...bays and vehicle storage as per plans filed herewith. Address of new building to be 1188 Commonwealth Avenue. See Alt No. 817770 and Alt. No. 817779 for combinations of lots. Demolish of existing...

Case: BOA-8047983 Address: 53 Quint Avenue   , Ward 21 Applicant: JP School, LLC

Case: BOA-809349  Address: 1-9 Bronsdon Street  , Ward  22 Applicant: Aimco Waverly LLC

Case: BOA-814946 Address: 67 Burton Street , Ward  22 Applicant: Michael Moran

Case: BOA-820964 Address: 18 Murdock Street  , Ward 22  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney

Case: BOA-796981, Address: 78 Tyler Street  , Ward 3 Applicant: 78 Tyler Street LLC

Case:BOA-678322 , Address: 90-102 Tenean Street  , Ward 16  Applicant: Sings By J

Case: BOA-746305, Address: 4-8 Tileston Street  , Ward 18 Applicant: David O'Sullivan

Case: BOA-754385, Address: 18 Bexley Road  , Ward  19 Applicant: Christopher Miller

Case: BOA-773964, Address: 145 Corey Street   Ward: 20 , Applicant: Kevin Dowd

Case: BOA-818501, Address: 119 Belgrade Avenue  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Jeffrey Drago

Case: BOA-806508, Address: 69-71 Fayston Street   Ward: 14 , Applicant: Vargas Dasilveira

Case: BOA-812321, Address: 27 Fossdale Road  Ward: 16 , Applicant: John Roche AIA

Case: BOA-,803912 Address: 29 Minot Street  Ward: 16 , Applicant: Linda Lombardi

Case: BOA-812301, Address: 286 Fairmount Avenue  Ward: 18  , Applicant: Candida Ruscito

Case: BOA-801067, Address: 5 Glenellen Road  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Erin Cote-Hartford

Case: BOA-745475, Address: 128 Selwyn Street  Ward: 20 , Applicant: David Knudsen

Case: BOA-813950, Address: 45 Vogel Street  Ward: 20 , Applicant:David Murray

Case: BOA-825856, Address: 32 Tennyson Street  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Michael Loconto

Case: BOA-812430 Address: 30-50 Terminal Street  , Ward 2 Applicant: John Frosk

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    Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing
    The board will hold a hearing on June 12, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. APPROVAL OF HEARING MINUTES: April 26, 2018, May 8, 2018 and May 22, 2018 EXTENSION: 9:30a.m. Case: BOA-488299, Address:358-360 Athens Street , Ward 6 Applicant: Ann Marie Bayer, Trustee

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Allston Brighton CDC shared Brighton Main Str...

    Brighton Main Streets
    "Partly in response to the increased pace of development in recent years, the BPDA, in collaboration with the Boston Transportation Department, will commence a mobility study focused on strategies to...

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May 2018 in Review, From Dollar Oysters to Taquerias

Bus Stop Pub (252 Western Ave., Allston, Boston): This dive bar closed after nearly 40 years, making way for new development in a rapidly changing neighborhood.

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Backyard Betty’s (172 West Broadway, South Boston): Cookout cuisine, boozy shakes, and vintage decor from the team behind Publico Street Bistro & Garden.

Blue Bottle Coffee (100 Federal St., Downtown Boston): This is the second area location for the California-based coffee chain, which...

Boston Chops (52 Temple Pl., Downtown Crossing, Boston): The second location of Boston Chops is, like its older South End sibling, located in a former bank space. The new outpost features a table designed specially for “influencers,” with adjustable lighting for that perfect Instagram post.

Burro Bar (1357 Washington St., South End, Boston): The Painted Burro’s little sibling in Brookline, Burro Bar, now has a South End sibling in the former La Motta’s space, serving tacos, tequila, and more.

Dos Diablos Taco Bar / Two Saints Tavern (52 Gainsborough St., Fenway, Boston): This duo of adjacent restaurants opened in the former Our House East space...

Hamilton Restaurant & Bar (1366 Beacon St., Brookline): Located in the former Yasu space, Hamilton (named after the suddenly very popular historical figure) serves “good, simple, seasonal food, rooted in classic cooking” from an alum of West Bridge, Salts, and 80 Thoreau.

Minigrow (565 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): A more pared-down version of its big sibling, Honeygrow, which has also recently expanded to Boston, Minigrow serves fast-casual stir-fries. The company is based out of Philly.

Pavement Coffeehouse (415 Western Ave., Brighton, Boston): This is the seventh location for the local cafe chain, and this one includes cafe space as well as a roasting facility and commissary kitchen.

Wild Pops (3213 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, Boston): A popsicle shop with flavors like spicy pineapple, tamarind Thai chili, and dark Belgian chocolate.

British Beer Company (29 Andover St., Danvers): This is the third location of the local pub chain to shutter in recent months, following Framingham and Walpole locations. Nearly a dozen remain open in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Chilli Duck (829 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): Increasing Back Bay rents have claimed another longtime restaurant, this one a Thai spot near the Prudential.

Cristo’s Pizzeria (233 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville): A longtime pizzeria and sub shop.

Doretta Taverna & Raw Bar (79 Park Plaza, Boston): Chef and restaurateur Michael Schlow opened this Greek restaurant in the space that previously housed his Italian restaurant, Via Matta. He has declined to renew the lease. One of his other restaurants, Tico, remains open nearby.

Harry O’s (1405 Washington St., South End, Boston): Like Cristo’s above, a longtime pizzeria and sub shop.

Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine (1710 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington): This Thai restaurant is now under new ownership, set to reopen as another Thai restaurant, this time called Love at First Bite, in August.

The Maiden (28 West Broadway, South Boston): After almost three years, this cheese, charcuterie, and oyster spot from the team behind the now-defunct Sam’s at Louis said goodbye to Southie.

Intermission Tavern (228 Tremont St., Theater District, Boston): This pre- and post-show drinking spot will close around late June 2018, to be replaced by a place called Fourth Wall.

    May 2018 in Review, From Dollar Oysters to Taquerias
    May 2018 included a number of interesting restaurant openings, from a South Boston spot specializing in "cookout cuisine" (with a boozy rainbow sherbet drink, too) to a casual Downtown Crossing restaurant where robots do most of the meal preparation.

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May 31

"This bill will help expand our commitment to...

"This bill will help expand our commitment to ensuring residents across the Commonwealth have more access to quality, safe and #affordablehousing." - Charlie Baker We're so proud to join affordable housing advocates from across the state in celebration of the signing of the $1.8 billion Housing Bond Bill at Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly in #BrightonMA!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    "This bill will help expand our commitment to ensuring residents across the Commonwealth have more access to quality, safe and #affordablehousing." - Charlie Baker We're so proud to join affordable...

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Restaurant Review: Our Fathers

197 N. Harvard St., Boston, 617-303-0101, ourfathersboston.com.

    Dining Out: Our Fathers
    Does this Jewish deli/modern Israeli meze spot have the best pastrami sandwich on the East Coast? The pastrami ($15) at Our Fathers in Lower Allston isn't just good. It is exceptional. Cut by hand into thick, smoky, salt-plumped slabs from the gnarly navel side of the brisket, the cardamom-crusted beauty is so riddled with translucent rivulets of soft, globular marbling that flesh and fat become indistinguishable.

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