Jan 08

Happenings Around Brookline

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration: 3:00 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline. Free. For tickets, please visit here. For more information, please e-mail Caitlin Haynes...

Opera at the Cinema: “Lohengrin”: 10:00 a.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 209 Harvard Street, Brookline. Cost: $20-$23. For more information, please e-mail wesley@coolidge.org or visit...

Brookline Winter Farmers Market: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 19 through March 25, The Coolidge Corner Arcade, 318 Harvard Street, Brookline. For information, please visit here. No market December 31.

Zen meditation and talk: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursdays, Eishoji Zen Center, 1318 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. To RSVP, please call Jason at 508-360-2323.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting: 7:00 – 8:40 p.m. Tuesdays, United Parish – Brookline, Choir Room, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline. For families and friends of problem drinkers. Anonymous, confidential and free. Open to newcomers.

...Italian Conversations: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and noon Fridays, Coolidge Corner Library, meeting room, 31 Pleasant Street, Brookline. Supported by the Publish Library of Brookline and the Italian Consulate in Boston. A...

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“Movement to Music and Imagination”: 11:00 a.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For information or to RSVP, please call 617-244-6400. A presentation featuring Arthur Sullivan.

Sen. Creem office hours: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m., Brookline Town Hall, Room 111, 333 Washington Street, Brookline. State Sen. Cynthia Stone Creem’s constituent services team will be available to meet with individuals. No appointment necessary.

ArtVentures: “Heroes and Legends:” 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Brookline Arts Center, 86 Monmouth Street, Brookline. Cost: $75. To register, please visit here. A day of art making and inspiration...

...ts: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Jan. 17 and Jan. 31, The Village Works, 202 Washington Street, Brookline. This interactive and approachable workshop will teach attendees to identify and avoid some of...

K.I.D.S. Camp Fair: Noon to 2:00 p.m., Tappan Street Gym, 66 Tappan Street, Brookline. For more information, please e-mail kidsfair@stepstosuccessbrookline.com or visit here. Steps to...

Watercolor exhibition: Jan. 3 through Feb. 28, Gallery 93, 93 Winchester Street, Brookline. Watercolor paintings by Brookline artist Shirley Selhub.

...m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 1 p.m. Sundays, Brookline/Cleveland Circle Reilly Memorial Rink, 355 Chestnut Hill Avenue; 10:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, starting December 2, Jack Kirrane Rink at Larz...

...a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, starting December 2, Jack Kirrane Rink at Larz Anderson Park, 5 Newton Street, Brookline. For children, ages 4 ½ to 18. Participants can use figure, recreational or hockey skates...

...at Putterham Library: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Thursdays, Putterham Branch Library Community Room, 959 West Roxbury Parkway, Brookline. MahJongg, chess, Scrabble, dominoes, bring your own game or request. Handicapped accessible; wheelchair available...

Learn to Meditate: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston, 646 Brookline Avenue, Brookline. Taught by qualified instructors, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as...

    Happenings Around Brookline
    Thursday, Jan. 11 "Movement to Music and Imagination": 11:00 a.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For information or to RSVP, please call 617-244-6400. A presentation featuring Arthur Sullivan. Piano concert with Doug Robinson: 3:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath St., Brookline.
    http://brookline.com

Jan 07

Jan 02

EDAB Meeting, 5th Floor School Committee Room, 1/8/2018, 7:00 p.m.

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8:50 pm        Development Updates, including: Children’s Hospital Boston at 1,2-4 Brookline Place; 700 Brookline Ave. (25 Washington St.) hotel; 375-399 Chestnut Hill Ave. hotel

    EDAB Meeting, 5th Floor School Committee Room, 1/8/2018, 7:00 p.m.
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Dec 29

December 2017 in Review, From Sushi Burritos to Sake Sangria

Allium Market & Cafe (1330 Beacon St., Coolidge Corner, Brookline): A specialty food market, cheese shop, and cafe inspired by Zingerman’s Delicatessen in Michigan.

16 Handles (1309 Beacon St., Coolidge Corner, Brookline): Another nail in the coffin of the froyo era.

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Fat Baby (118 Dorchester St., South Boston): This Loco Taqueria sibling serves up sushi, cocktails, and more in a loud, energetic space in Southie.

Highland Fried (1217 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge): Earlier this year, the Highland Kitchen team took over East Coast Grill; now, they’ve revamped it into Highland Fried, zeroing in on fried chicken, barbecue, and Tiki drinks.

Kaju Tofu House (636 Beacon St., Kenmore Square, Boston): With one location in Allston and one recently defunct one in Harvard Square, Kaju Tofu House is back up to two locations with this new one in Kenmore, serving a range of Korean food.

Kor Tor Mor (24 College Ave., Davis Square, Somerville): Thai food with a focus on Bangkok street foods in the former Golden Light space.

La Colombe (29 Northern Ave., Seaport District, Boston): Boston’s second location of the Philadelphia-based coffee roaster and cafe chain. It’s also coming to Back Bay.

Moody’s Delicatessen (500 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): Waltham’s acclaimed delicatessen and charcuterie destination now has a Boston proper sibling serving up deli sandwiches and more. Note: Only open on weekdays.

Our Fathers (197 N. Harvard St., Lower Allston): A twofer from the Tasty Burger/Citizen Public House/Franklin Cafe team — a Jewish delicatessen on one side (takeout) and a full-service modern Israeli restaurant and bar on the other side. The bar’s got a strong gin focus.

Snappy Kitchen (234 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville): Snappy Ramen hopped across Davis into a larger space and expanded its menu to include sushi, gyoza, and more — changing its name in the process. There’s still ramen, though.

Sunny Cafe (1000 Bennington St., East Boston): Sushi burritos, poke, bubble tea, and more.

Sushi Kappo (86 Peterborough St., Fenway, Boston): A casual spot from the team behind Ebi Sushi in Union Square. The new place serves sushi burritos, poke bowls, ramen, and more.

Sweetgreen (225 Franklin St., Downtown Boston): DC’s salad chain keeps expanding its leafy Boston-area reach. The newest location is in Post Office Square and is optimized for mobile and online order pick-up.

Trillium Garden at the Substation (4228 Washington St., Roslindale, Boston): Ever-popular Fort Point brewery Trillium has opened another seasonal “beer garden,” albeit indoors, in the old Roslindale substation. It’s expected to stay open into the spring.

British Beer Company (85 Providence Hwy., East Walpole): There are around a dozen other locations of this local chain around the area, but the longtime Walpole one is now gone. British Beer Company features an extensive beer list.

Dudley Dough (2302 Washington St., Roxbury, Boston): The Haley House’s fair-wage pizzeria closed due to financial struggles.

East Coast Grill (1271 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge): It’s really gone this time, sort of. The Highland Kitchen owners...

Emerald Lounge (200 Stuart St., Theatre District, Boston): The Revere Hotel’s nightclub closed in December, and the hotel plans to replace it with a new restaurant in spring 2018.

Fairsted Kitchen (1704 Beacon St., Washington Square, Brookline): Saying farewell on New Year’s Eve, Fairsted Kitchen will be reborn in the new year (under the same ownership) as Grassona’s Italian, serving Italian comfort food.

Globe Bar & Cafe (565 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): It’s not gone for good; it’s just relocating down the street to the former Rattlesnake space. It plans to reopen around January 2018.

Kamado Super Fusion (779 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, Boston): This sushi spot was open for a few years. It’ll be replaced by an Asian noodle soup spot called Asian Noodle Soup.

La Motta’s (1357 Washington St., South End, Boston): This Italian restaurant opened in late 2015 under the same ownership of the longtime previous occupant of the space, Union Bar & Grill. Now, it’ll be taken over by the Alpine Restaurant Group, reportedly opening a new Burro Bar there.

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

Sunset Grill & Tap and Patron’s (130 Brighton Ave., Allston): End of an era for this longtime comfort food spot with a massive beer list (and its upstairs pool hall, Patron’s). Sibling spot Sunset Cantina remains open on Comm. Ave.

    December 2017 in Review, From Sushi Burritos to Sake Sangria
    2017 did not end with a whimper. December was jam-packed with openings, including a number of highly anticipated spots, such as Jewish delicatessen Our Fathers in Allston; a sushi-focused sibling to Loco Taqueria, Fat Baby; and a Back Bay sequel to the acclaimed Moody's Delicatessen out in Waltham.
    https://boston.eater.com

Dec 27

16 Handles in Brookline's Coolidge Corner Has Closed

The address for this now-closed frozen yogurt shop in Coolidge Corner was: 16 Handles, 1309 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA, 02446. The website for the chain can be found at http://www.16handles.com/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A small chain of self-serve frozen yogurt shops has left the Boston area--and the state. Eater Boston is reporting ( via the Patch) that 16 Handles in the Coolidge Corner section of Brookline has closed, confirming what several sources have told us.
    http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com

Dec 27

Dance Ends Early for 16 Handles in Brookline

Boston’s frozen yogurt boom that began a few years back is a mere echo now as shops around the city close down. Brookline is no different: A froyo decline that saw the end of Yogurtland and others has reached 16 Handles, which is now closed at 1309 Beacon St., according to Patch.

    Dance Ends Early for 16 Handles in Brookline
    Boston's frozen yogurt boom that began a few years back is a mere echo now as shops around the city close down. Brookline is no different: A froyo decline that saw the end of Yogurtland and others has reached 16 Handles, which is now closed at 1309 Beacon St., according to Patch.
    https://boston.eater.com

Dec 26

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Dec 23

16 Handles Closed In Coolidge Corner, The Last Of The FroYo

...up in the window and earlier there was a rental sign in the window at 1309 Beacon. A phone call was met with a disconnected line. There was no announcement on the...

    16 Handles Closed In Coolidge Corner, The Last Of The FroYo
    If you have got a hankering for frozen yogurt in Brookline you have one less option. 16 Handles has closed. The self serve frozen yogurt shop with a name that had a nod to an iconic 80s movie showed up in Brookline in early 2013 during the frozen yogurt craze in Coolidge Corner area: The ice cream and frozen yogurt choices seemed endless with JP Licks, then 16 Handles, Berry Freeze, then Ice Berry and Yogurtland all offering FroYo.
    http://brookline.com

Dec 21

The Makery Fosters Creativity, Collaboration In Brookline

The idea for The Makery came from that need, Greenberg said, but it sat “simmering” for a while until one day they stepped into the space at 2 and 12 Sewall Avenue.

At 2 Sewall Avenue, The Makery offers a relaxed co-working space complete with sofas, work tables, a small...

    The Makery Fosters Creativity, Collaboration In Brookline
    Nestled on Sewall Avenue is a haven for thinkers, collaborators, artists and the curious. New to Brookline, The Makery offers workspace, tools and supplies for those looking to create anything from a holiday gift to a prototype of a new tool or product. Brookline couple Hayley Greenberg and Manuel Cabanas opened The Makery this fall.
    http://brookline.com

Dec 14

Getting to Know Your Neighborhood: Coolidge Corner

83 Beals St.

1302 Beacon St.

1294 Beacon St.

1306 Beacon St.

1331 Beacon St.

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1402 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.
    http://www.bu.edu

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

Nov 29

Economic Development Advisory Board, 5th Fl. School Committee Room

7:20 pm   1299 Beacon Street discussion

    Economic Development Advisory Board, 5th Fl. School Committee Room
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Nov 24

When the end comes

Our faith is dead, lifeless, unless it be expressed in works of love (see James 2:20; Galatians 5:6). And we cannot say we truly love God, whom we cannot see, if we don't love our neighbor, whom we can (see 1 John 4:20).

    When the end comes
    Echoes is the opinion section of TheBostonPilot.com. The Boston Pilot is a daily news Catholic newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts, covering news and opinion about the Catholic Church and Catholic life. We carry daily news from Boston, New England, US, the Vatican, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Central and Latin America.
    https://www.thebostonpilot.com

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