Nov 17

Coolidge Corner Info added 2 new photos — at ...

Thanksgiving views in #CoolidgeCorner

    Coolidge Corner Info
    Coolidge Corner Info, Brookline, MA. 624 likes. Celebrating the vibrancy and unique flavor of the Coolidge Corner in Brookline, MA
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Nov 16

My Own Boston: Ryan Lim

318 Harvard St., Brookline

    My Own Boston: Ryan Lim | BU Today | Boston University
    In the latest installment of our new series " My Own Boston," where students talk a bit about themselves and share their favorite places to visit off campus, we introduce Ryan Lim (ENG'18, MED'22).
    http://www.bu.edu

Nov 12

Griggs Park, Brookline, MA added 5 new photos...

Another successful Griggs Park Community Cleanup event today! Thanks to everyone who came out to help rake, sweep, pull weeds, prune shrubs, haul branches, and otherwise beautify the park. It was an unexpectedly perfect fall day made all the more ideal by such a great turnout.

    Griggs Park, Brookline, MA
    Griggs Park, Brookline, MA. 83 likes. Griggs Park is more than just a park. It's a neighborhood. It is quite possibly the nicest, most secluded, most active, and well cared for park in Brookline.
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Nov 12

Griggs Park, Brookline, MA added 4 new photos...

Another successful Griggs Park Community Cleanup event today! Thanks to everyone who came out to help rake, sweep, pull weeds, prune shrubs, haul branches, and otherwise beautify the park. It was an unexpectedly perfect fall day made all the more ideal by such a great turnout.

    Griggs Park, Brookline, MA
    Griggs Park, Brookline, MA. 83 likes. Griggs Park is more than just a park. It's a neighborhood. It is quite possibly the nicest, most secluded, most active, and well cared for park in Brookline.
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Nov 10

Board of Selectmen November 14, 2017, 6:00PM

Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Alcoholic Beverages Sales Licenses to the Olive Connection for a Cooking Class to be held on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at 1426 Beacon Street.

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115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA 02445

115 Greenough Street

    Board of Selectmen November 14, 2017, 6:00PM
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Nov 09

Brookline Chamber of Commerce added 5 new pho...

The @HolidayPrepPopUp has lights! Come on over tonight, 5:30-9pm to 1351 Beacon Street in Coolidge Corner!

    Brookline Chamber of Commerce
    Brookline Chamber of Commerce, Brookline, MA. 649 likes. The Brookline Chamber of Commerce is an independent non-political organization working to promote business in the Town of Brookline.
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Nov 07

Planning Board Meeting (sign & facade), Room 111, 11/15/2017, 8:15 a.m.

1330 Beacon Street – Installing new awning for Allium Market (formerly Walgreens).  Pct. 9 (Approved, 9/18/17)

1423 Beacon Street – New vinyl window sign and logo for Kingston Real Estate (formerly Practical Video Solutions).  Pct. 10 (Approved, 10/12/17)

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8:30 am    1038 Beacon Street – Install new façade signs for Down Under School of Yoga, Maluken & Sushi Express, Padmatch Realty and Tbaar (formerly Sunrise Cleaners, Sushi Express and Better Place Realty)

    Planning Board Meeting (sign & facade), Room 111, 11/15/2017, 8:15 a.m.
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Nov 03

Griggs Park, Brookline, MA added an event.

Meet your neighbors and take an active role in your community. Tools, coffee, hot chocolate, & treats will be provided. Aside from appreciating one another's company and the beauty of the park itself in fall, this year our focus will once again be removing as many of the invasive weeds as possible, doing some pruning, weeding, and raking around the perimeter of the park, and sprucing up Marion Path. Even 45 minutes of your time working on a small job would be appreciated. Organized by the Friends of Griggs Park & neighborhood Green Dog program dog owners and supported by the Town of Brookline Parks and Open Space Division.

    Griggs Park 2017 Fall Cleanup
    Meet your neighbors and take an active role in your community. Tools, coffee, hot chocolate, & treats will be provided. Aside from appreciating one...
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Nov 02

Mandarin etiquette boot camp on Dec. 17

1309 Beacon Street, 3F

    Mandarin etiquette boot camp on Dec. 17
    Sunday, Dec. 17 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 1309 Beacon Street, 3F Brookline, MA 02446 Do you wish your child would partake in a conversation at the dinner table instead of bonding with their cell phone or playing games on their iPad?
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Oct 27

Board of Selectmen October 31, 2017 6:30 P.M. Exec Session, 7:00 P.M. Public Session

Question of granting two (2) Temporary Wine and Malt Alcoholic Beverages Sales Licenses to the Olive Connection at 1426 Beacon Street as follows:

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Question of executing an Agreement between the Town of Brookline and Chestnut Hill Investments, LLC for a Grant of Sidewalk Easement at 1180 Boylston Street for the purposes of providing safe and continuous pedestrian access along Hammond Street.

    Board of Selectmen October 31, 2017 6:30 P.M. Exec Session, 7:00 P.M. Public Session
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Oct 27

The Fall 2017 Restaurant Opening Guide: Greater Boston

1330 Beacon St., Coolidge Corner, Brookline

This cafe and specialty food market will have an extensive cheese selection, along with lots of pickled vegetables, sauces, and other goods. It’s located in the historic S.S. Pierce Building at the intersection of Beacon and Harvard.

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478 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington Center

Brookline Facebook Food at Shan-A-Punjab, relocating from 455 Harvard St. to 500 Harvard St. this fall.

Caffe Nero (55-57 Main St., Concord): Yet another forthcoming Boston-area location for the London-based cafe chain. (A Dedham one is also in the works, and a Somerville one already opened this fall.) Projected opening: Unknown

140 Providence Hwy., Dedham

171 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington

83 Morse St., Norwood

    The Fall 2017 Restaurant Opening Guide: Greater Boston
    The Greater Boston restaurant scene is booming. Here's the rundown on fall 2017 restaurant openings in a variety of Boston-area towns and cities, plus a sneak peek at openings slated for winter and beyond. (Looking for upcoming openings in Boston proper? Find those here.
    https://boston.eater.com

Oct 27

Celebrating Halloween around Boston

The Coolidge Corner Theatre Halloween Horror Marathon begins on Saturday, October 28, at 11:59 p.m., at the theater, 290 Harvard St., Brookline. Purchase tickets, $25 for a double feature and $30 for the full marathon, here. Find directions here.

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...pumpkin drop begins at 12:30 p.m. in front of the Metcalf Science Center, 590 Commonwealth Ave. Free and open to the public. Arrive between 11:45 a.m. to 12:15...

The Stranger Things Season 2 Watch Party is at 6 p.m. in CAS Room 522, 725 Commonwealth Ave. Free for BU students with an Eventbrite ticket; register here.

The BU Japanese Student Association is collaborating with the South Campus Residence Hall Association on their annual Haunted House. Try to not get too spooked as you make your way through the basement of 520 Park Drive. Refreshments will be served.

Cirque of the Dead performs at OBERON, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, on Friday, October 27, at 10:30 p.m., and Tuesday, October 31, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available here. Find directions here.

SoWa Spooktacular is at the SoWa Open Market, 460 Harrison Ave., Boston, Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Find directions here.

...starts at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday October 29, at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir, 400 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton. Take an MBTA Green Line C trolley to Cleveland Circle. Registration is $28 for...

The Dark Side of Boston Walking Tour is Sunday, October 29, at 6 p.m. The tour leaves from the corner of Hanover & Cross Street, Boston, by the statue of boxer Tony DeMarco. Tickets are $13 online, $15 in cash. Private tours are also available.

GoreFest XV: Horror House runs through Tuesday, October 31, at ImprovBoston’s Studio Theater, 40 Prospect St., Central Square, Cambridge. Find admission prices and show dates and times here. Buy tickets here. Student tickets are $20 (at the door only).

The Beacon Hill Crime Walking Tour is Monday, October 30, at 4:30 p.m. It begins outside the Park Street T station on the eastern edge of Boston Common and ends at the Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St. The cost: pay what you like. Reservations are required and can be made online.

...The Nightmare Before Christmas is Monday, October 30, and Tuesday, October 31, at Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the  gourmet trick-or...

HTC’s Tea Time is every Tuesday, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., in the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave., lower level.

Trident Booksellers and Café’s Halloween Party is at 338 Newbury St., Boston, from 7 to 10 p.m. Buy tickets here. Take any MBTA Green Line trolley to Auditorium or Hynes Convention Center.

    Celebrating Halloween around Boston | BU Today | Boston University
    More than 179 million Americans are planning to observe Halloween over the coming days. Revelers are expected to shell out a record $9.1 billion on costumes, candy, and decorations, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. This year's most popular Halloween costumes: superheroes, princesses, and animals.
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Oct 24

Shaking Crab to Open in Former Khao Sarn Space in Brookline's Coolidge Corner

The address for the upcoming location of Shaking Crab in Coolidge Corner is 250 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA, 02446.

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A growing group of Cajun seafood places is coming to Brookline, opening in the space where a longtime favorite for Thai food had been. Eater Boston is reporting that Shaking Crab is planning to open in Coolidge Corner, taking over the former Khao Sarn space on Harvard Street just south of the Beacon Street intersection.
    http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com

Oct 24

Facade of another Brookline building crashes down

View from the front. Taam China - along Harvard & Fuller in Brookline. #wcvb pic.twitter.com/tbFxOLHDQp — Nichole Berlie (@NicholeBerlie) October 24, 2017

Last month, masonry fell three stories from a building at at 68-72 Egmont Street, near Boston University. No one was hurt in that incident, which also opened up a crack on a neighboring building.

    Facade of another Brookline building crashes down
    Brookline PD SOURCE: Brookline PD For the second time in recent weeks, the facade of a Brookline building came crashing down on Tuesday morning. This time, it was the masonry above the Taam China restaurant's sign that slammed into the sidewalk at 423 Harvard St. around 4:30 a.m.
    http://www.wcvb.com

Oct 24

Building Facade at Taam China in Brookline Collapses

The address for Taam China is 423 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA, 02446. Its website can be found at http://www.taamchina.us/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A building in Brookline housing a Chinese restaurant has suffered damage in an overnight facade collapse, though the exact extent of the damage--and the status of the dining spot--is not yet known.
    http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com

Oct 24

Shaking Crab Will Shimmy Into Brookline as It Continues to Expand

...the Square spaces (1815 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge), and the space that previously housed Khao Sarn (250 Harvard St., Brookline), which closed down over the summer after 16 years in business, as previously reported...

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...closed down in the last several months: It will open in the former Troquet space (140 Boylston St., Boston), one of the recently shuttered Tavern in the Square spaces (1815 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge...

    Shaking Crab Will Shimmy Into Brookline as It Continues to Expand
    A Cajun-style seafood restaurant with existing locations in Massachusetts and New York has two previously reported expansions coming soon to Boston and Cambridge - and now a third new restaurant is in the works for Brookline as well.
    https://boston.eater.com

Oct 24

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Oct 18

Gluten-Free Dining Options

401 Harvard St., Brookline

278 Harvard St., Brookline

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961 Commonwealth Ave., West Campus

957 Commonwealth Ave., West Campus

506 Park Drive, South Campus

96 Peterborough St., Boston

132 Brookline Ave., Boston

1282 Boylston St., Boston

1381 Boylston St., Boston

    10 Boston Restaurants Serving Gluten-Free Food | BU Today | Boston University
    Where to go off campus, and on In the last several years, as awareness of the effects of gluten sensitivity has spread, more Americans are following a gluten-free diet than ever before. BU Dining Services offers a host of gluten-free options at dining halls, and retail dining spots on campus, like the Union Court, the Buick Street Market, and all Starbucks, have gluten-free options as well.
    http://www.bu.edu

Oct 14

New Public Art In Brookline’s Coolidge Corner

...of artificial rose-blossoms that will illuminate Brookline’s Coolidge Corner at the intersection of Harvard and Beacon streets this holiday season.As part of her “Winter Blooms” public art project, Zelson will...

    New Public Art In Brookline's Coolidge Corner
    A holiday project by the artist who floated a giant lamb in Boston's Fort Point Channel in 2015.Inspired in part by the witch hazel flower, a winter-blooming flower found in Massachusetts, artist Hilary Zelson is creating garlands of artificial rose-blossoms that will illuminate Brookline's Coolidge Corner at the intersection of Harvard and Beacon streets this holiday season.As part of her "Winter Blooms" public art project, Zelson will also lead free community workshops to make paper flowers that will be displayed in shop windows in the neighborhood.
    http://brookline.com

Oct 14

Sotheby’s Chinese Art Appraisal Day on Oct. 14

40 Webster St, Brookline, MA 02446

    Sotheby's Chinese Art Appraisal Day on Oct. 14
    caption id=attachment_37091 align=alignnone width=750] Pictured above: (Left) Blue Cliff and Old Tree by Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien)(Right) A Rare Yellow and Green-enameled Blue and White 'Lotus' Vase[/caption] On October 14th, Sotheby's will be hosting a Chinese Art Appraisal Day in the Boston metropolitan area.
    http://sampan.org

Oct 13

Board of Selectmen October 17, 2017 Executive Session 6:00 P.M., Public Session 6:30 P.M.

Question of approving the application of Sweetgreen Boston, LLC, d/b/a Sweetgreen, Jason Hopkins, Area Manager, for a Common Victualler License at 1364 Beacon Street, seating capacity of 44, operating hours of Sunday-Saturday 7:00am-12:00M. This location is presently Lady Grace Store.

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...and To Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages as a Retail Package Goods Store at 1637 Beacon Street for an increase in Sunday Hours from 12:00pm-11:00pm to 10:00am-11...

...Alcoholic Beverages To Be Drunk on the Premises as a Seven Day Common Victualler at 399 Chestnut Hill Avenue. Premises consisting of 1 floor, 5 rooms, 2, 903 sq. ft., one entrance and three...

Article 4   111 Cypress (Selectmen)

    Board of Selectmen October 17, 2017 Executive Session 6:00 P.M., Public Session 6:30 P.M.
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Oct 13

Sotheby’s Chinese Art Appraisal Day on Oct. 14

40 Webster St, Brookline, MA 02446

    Sotheby's Chinese Art Appraisal Day on Oct. 14
    caption id=attachment_37091 align=alignnone width=750] Pictured above: (Left) Blue Cliff and Old Tree by Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien)(Right) A Rare Yellow and Green-enameled Blue and White 'Lotus' Vase[/caption] On October 14th, Sotheby's will be hosting a Chinese Art Appraisal Day in the Boston metropolitan area.
    http://sampan.org

Oct 06

1200 Beacon Street Hotel Project

...1200 Beacon Street (“Holiday Inn”), and 8-10 Waldo Street, 10-18 Pleasant Street and 16 John Street (“Waldo/Durgin...

In addition, the CCSC shall review and analyze the connectivity and synergy of the Sites and the Projects with the Beacon Street and Harvard Street roadways, existing uses within the Coolidge Corner commercial district and the character of the surrounding neighborhoods.     

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...and other land use planning tools that affect the districts containing the parcels located at 1200 Beacon Street (“Holiday Inn”), and 8-10 Waldo Street, 10-18 Pleasant Street and 16 John Street...

...that affect the districts containing the parcels located at 1200 Beacon Street (“Holiday Inn”), and 8-10 Waldo Street, 10-18 Pleasant Street and 16 John Street (“Waldo/Durgin...

    Coolidge Corner Study Committee | Brookline, MA - Official Website
    Town Meeting warrant, with recommendations, which may include potential zoning amendments that would permit appropriate mixed-use redevelopment projects, while mitigating impacts on adjacent neighborhoods. The CCSC The Sites are two of the largest in the Coolidge Corner Commercial District and are both located on prominent corner lots.
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Oct 04

Devotion School Council Meeting

30 Webster Street, Brookline, MA 02446

    Devotion School Council Meeting
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Oct 03

Happenings Around Town

Oktoberfest: 5:30-7 p.m., Courtyard Marriott, 40 Webster Street, Brookline. A social networking event in the neighborhood. Live music, BBQ, craft beer, craft soda and wine. Cost: $30; $20 chamber members. To register: http://tinyurl.com/BCCOktoberfest; 617-739-1330.

HUBweek 2017: GlobeDocs: Oct. 11, 12 and 15, Coolidge Corner Theatre, 209 Harvard Street, Brookline. For information: https://hubweek.org. Opening night film, “Bending the Arc”: 7-9 p...

...do we get more of it?: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Coolidge Corner Library, 31 Pleasant Street, Brookline. For information: http://ma.mothersoutfront.org. A community talk by Eugenia Gibbons, clean energy...

“Fruits, Flowers and Old Streets” exhibit: Sept. 5 through Oct. 31, Brookline Senior Center, Gallery 93, mezzanine level, 93 Winchester Street, Brookline. Paintings and pastels by Miriam Aaronson.

...to noon Wednesdays, Sept. 27 through Oct. 18, Brookline Teen Center, second-floor conference room, 40 Aspinwall Avenue, Brookline. The Think:Kids Collaborative Problem Solving approach gives parents the tools they need to...

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

Al-Anon Family Group meeting: 7-8:30 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.

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...is” documentary screening: 1:30-3 p.m., Brookline Main Library, Hunneman Hall, Hunneman Hall, 361 Washington St., Brookline. Free. This one-hour documentary asks viewers to consider a different perspective on religion...

American history lecture: 1:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For information or RSVP: 617-244-6400. Gary Hylander, professor of...

Community Climate Coffee: 8-9 a.m. Oct. 12, Koo Koo Cafe, 7 Station Street, Brookline. For information: http://ma.mothersoutfront.org/community_climate_coffee. A chance for mothers who are worried...

...the Olmsteds Helped Shape Our National Park System:” 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Wheelock College, 43 Hawes Street, Brookline. A panel discussion featuring the authors of a recent study that looks at critical...

Free dentistry for veterans: Longwood Dental Group, 1842 Beacon Street, Brookline. Dr. Berdj Kiladjian host a Freedom Day USA Event. Free cleanings, exams and fillings will be offered to active military and veterans by appointment. To make a reservation: 617-566-5445.

...Ovoids and Ovules” reception: 6-8 p.m., Brookline Arts Center, 86 Monmouth Street, Brookline. For information: http://brooklineartscenter.com/gallery/JenniferLanghammer. Jennifer Langhammer’s “Ovoids and Ovules” is...

...Experts”: 3 p.m. Oct. 17 and 10 a.m. Oct. 22, Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, 2450 Beacon Street, Chestnut Hill. For information or RSVP: 617-232-3634; living@waterstoneatthecircle.com. Waterstone at the...

...3634; living@waterstoneatthecircle.com. Waterstone at the Circle, a luxury independent living community opening at 385 Chestnut Hill Ave., will host a Q&A panel of four local senior service experts will teach attendees...

...m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 1 p.m. Sundays, Brookline/Cleveland Circle Reilly Memorial Rink, 355 Chestnut Hill Avenue. For children, ages 4 ½ to 18. Participants can use figure, recreational or hockey skates. Beginner...

Koleinu Open Rehearsals: 7 p.m. Sept. 14 and 28, Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street, Brookline. Boston’s Jewish Community Chorus, Koleinu is a non-auditioned chorus and performs a...

...for Seniors at Putterham Library: 1-3 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 Town
    Oktoberfest: 5:30-7 p.m., Courtyard Marriott, 40 Webster Street, Brookline. A social networking event in the neighborhood. Live music, BBQ, craft beer, craft soda and wine. Cost: $30; $20 chamber members. To register: http://tinyurl.com/BCCOktoberfest; 617-739-1330. Saturday, Oct. 7 "The Baha'is" documentary screening: 1:30-3 p.m., Brookline Main Library, Hunneman Hall, Hunneman Hall, 361 Washington St., Brookline.
    http://brookline.com

Sep 29

Board of Selectmen October 3, 2017, 7:30 PM

Question of granting four (4) Temporary Wine and Malt Alcoholic Beverages Sales Licenses to the Olive Connection for a 4-session Italian Wine Class to be held at 1426 Beacon Street on the following dates from 6:30pm-8:30pm:

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Question of granting a Temporary All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages Sales License to Hellenic Association of Boston d/b/a Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England for a Bar Mitzvah to be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 7:00pm-11:00pm at 162 Goddard Avenue.

    Board of Selectmen October 3, 2017, 7:30 PM
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

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