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Allston Brighton CDC shared Allston Civic Ass...

Tavern in the Square Allston will be hosting their annual free Thanksgiving Dinner (focusing on the elderly, those who are homeless, and families in need). The dinner will be served 11am - 1:30pm. Want to get involved? They are looking for volunteers and will be collecting clean socks & undergarments, hygiene products, hats, gloves. Email AllstonInfo@taverninthesquare.com or call (617) 782- 8100 for more information. #AllstonBrightonCares

    Allston Civic Association
    Allston Civic Association. 72 likes. To provide a regular consistent public forum for residents of the Allston-Brighton community to voice their individual ideas and concerns.
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Allston Brighton CDC added 2 new photos.

Allston Brighton CDC is partnering with ABCD to help keep families warm this winter. We are accepting donations at the All Bright Community Center, located at 1287B Commonwealth Ave. We are collecting coats, hats, mittens and gloves. Distribution will be on December 8th. #AllstonBrightonCares

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    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 878 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 879 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Thank you to everyone who made last evening's...

Thank you to everyone who made last evening's All Bright Night such a success! Thank you to all of our sponsors, funders, partners, elected officials, staff, board, residents and constituents for supporting us as we strive to make Allston Brighton a safer, more stable, and healthy community for ALL residents - we couldn't do this work without you! We look forward to celebrating with everyone again next year! Pictures from the event will be posted soon!

    https://www.facebook.com

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Join your neighbors and new Cambridge Police ...

Join your neighbors and new Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard for coffee and conversation this Saturday, Nov. 18, anytime between 8:30-10 a.m. at Curio Coffee, 441 Cambridge St. This event represents a unique opportunity for community members to informally meet with your new Police Commissioner and other police personnel to discuss community issues, address questions, build relationships and, of course, drink great coffee!

    City of Cambridge (Official)
    Join your neighbors and new Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard for coffee and conversation this Saturday, Nov. 18, anytime between 8:30-10 a.m. at Curio Coffee, 441 Cambridge St. This event...
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Allston Brighton CDC added 17 new photos — at...

Pilot of LDA 101 program, in which 11 residents in our affordable housing portfolio attended a series of workshops to further develop their leadership skills and abilities, as well as network with each other to build social capital within our buildings and the broader community..

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Pilot of LDA 101 program, in which 11 residents in our affordable housing portfolio attended a series of workshops to further develop their leadership skills and abilities, as well as network with...
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Allston Brighton CDC added 13 new photos.

Over the last five weeks, we piloted a Leadership Development Academy for residents living in our buildings. We had 11 residents go through workshops focused on team building, effective communication, active listening, and other foundational skills. The program culminated in a graduation and celebration, where Councilor Mark Ciommo and Councilor Annissa Essaibi George presented graduates with a Resolution welcoming them as new resident leaders. A few pics from the workshops are below- more will be posted soon!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 878 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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6 days ago

Some residents have pushed for ground-level r...

Some residents have pushed for ground-level reconstruction, arguing that it would lower this barrier, reduce noise from vehicles revving uphill, and allow for more development in the future by creating decks over the roadways — while being the least costly of the three. “It just unlocks all these things,” said Harry Mattison, an Allston resident and member of a neighborhood task force working on the highway design. “Even if they’re not done as part of this project, they could still be done over time. But once you build a new highway viaduct, it’s there forever and you can never improve it.”

    Mass. Pike project in Allston to cost $1 billion or more - The Boston Globe
    A mammoth highway project that would dramatically reshape the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston and affect the commute of hundreds of thousands of motorists will move forward and likely break ground in 2020, state officials said Monday.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

6 days ago

Allston Food Crawl: Savory Meat Wrapped in Dough Blankets

166 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA 02134 Terrence B. Doyle for Eater Habanero Mexican Grill on Brighton Avenue grills its burritos on the flat top

172 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA 02134 Terrence B. Doyle for Eater Coreanos is a feast of modern Korean and Korean-Mexican fusion

169 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA 02134 Terrence B. Doyle for Eater Totto Ramen specializes in, well, ramen — but don’t sleep on the pork bun

    Allston Food Crawl: Savory Meat Wrapped in Dough Blankets
    Welcome to the inaugural edition of When we go out, we often find ourselves wanting to try more than one restaurant at a time - a drink and a snack here, another drink and perhaps a dessert there - and want to share our favorite multi-stop combinations with you.
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Nov 13

"Seeking to stem the tide of investors, Harva...

"Seeking to stem the tide of investors, Harvard [has] set aside $3 million of its community benefits package to support the All Bright Homeownership Program, an initiative to buy up homes in the area and resell them to homeowners with an owner-occupancy deed restriction, meaning that the buyer must live on the property. The program, implemented with the Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation and the City of Boston in 2015, has so far sold 13 housing units to homeowners. #homeownershipmatters

    Harvard-Funded Program Boosting Allston Homeownership | News | The Harvard Crimson
    Kevin Wong Wong Keet was getting frustrated. After watching his monthly rent rise for years, he had decided to look for a home in Allston-Brighton-but four times in a row, he had been outbid. "Every single time, it was the same story.
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Where to Order Thanksgiving Turkey and Sides Around Boston

487 Cambridge St., Allston, Boston

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552 Tremont St., Downtown, Boston

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1381 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston

    Where to Order Thanksgiving Turkey and Sides Around Boston
    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, plenty of restaurants in the area are willing to lend a hand via preordered takeout feasts, whether traditional, barbecue, or otherwise. Whether your dinner table is missing platters of sides or that big centerpiece turkey itself, here are some places that will take the hard work out of your hands for this year's Thanksgiving dinner.
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Allston Brighton CDC shared Zone 3's event.

CrimsonBikes presents the Allston Bike Pop-Up: a three week temporary sales & repair shop and bike community space. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays now through November 18!

    Allston Bike Pop-up Shop
    CrimsonBikes presents the Allston Bike Pop-Up: a three week temporary sales & repair shop and bike community space. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays now...
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Cambridge Police Department added an event.

Join your neighbors and new Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard for coffee and conversation this Saturday, November 18th anytime between 8:30-10 a.m. at Curio Coffee, which is located at 441 Cambridge Street. This event represents a unique opportunity for community members to informally meet with your new Police Commissioner and other police personnel in a neutral location to discuss community issues, address questions, build relationships and, of course, drink great Curio Coffee.

    Coffee with the Commissioner
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Nov 07

EmPath, Charlesview, Family Nurturing Center,...

EmPath, Charlesview, Family Nurturing Center, and ABCD are teaming up to organize a holiday meal and celebration for families living in shelter in Brighton. Please consider supporting this effort by contributing food or paper goods to make this event fun, nutritious, and delicious for families! More info on how to participate here: https://www.mealtrain.com/potlucks/vqm416

    Potluck for Holiday Celebration with Allston/Brighton Families Living in Shelter (Click Here)
    A Potluck is active for Holiday Celebration with Allston/Brighton Families Living in Shelter. Click above for easy ways to participate
    https://www.mealtrain.com

Nov 07

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