7 hours ago

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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3 days ago

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

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

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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4 days ago

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

4 days ago

5 days ago

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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6 days ago

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

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.
    http://www.thecrimson.com

Nov 08

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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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 06

The holidays are approaching, so why not shop...

The holidays are approaching, so why not shop for gifts, decorations, and more while donating to Allston Brighton CDC? Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday season at smile.amazon.com/ch/04-2716278 and Amazon will donate a percentage to Allston Brighton CDC at no additional cost to you! #48ShoppingDaysLeft

    Allston Brighton CDC
    The holidays are approaching, so why not shop for gifts, decorations, and more while donating to Allston Brighton CDC? Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday season at...
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Nov 02

Attention neighbors! Do you care about affor...

Attention neighbors! Do you care about affordable housing, historical preservation, and open spaces? Apply TODAY to be 1 of 9 people recommending how to spend $20 million per year in Community Preservation Act funds!

    Community Preservation
    The City hired Christine Poff, the program's director, in the summer of 2017. She's begun the work of building Boston's Community Preservation Act program. Her team may grow as the project review process gets underway. Community Preservation Committee The Mayor and the City Council will appoint a nine-member, decision-making committee.
    https://www.boston.gov

Nov 02

Allston Brighton CDC added 4 new photos.

Check out these photos from last year's All Bright Night! Don't miss out on the fun, get your tickets today! #TBT https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-bright-night-2017-tickets-38242228535

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 873 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Nov 01

Allston Brighton CDC added 9 new photos.

Last Friday evening, we hosted a Halloween party and Haunted Hallway for residents in our properties. A spooky time was had by all! Thank you Tony Arias, Arthur Downey Jr., Annie Carlson for volunteering and helping us with the scares!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 873 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Nov 01

Oct 26

Oct 25

New England Patriots links 10/25/17 - Week 6 wrap; Moving on to LA

93 Winchester Street, Brookline, MA 02446

    New England Patriots links 10/25/17 - Week 6 wrap; Moving on to LA
    TEAM TALK LOCAL LINKS Karen Guregian points to the effective running game we saw Sunday night, and how tough it is to beat a unit like that with a rotating cast and fresh legs. Mike D'Abate (Cover32) Patriots Week Ahead: Foxboro is about to get Charged up: These bolts can strike.
    https://www.patspulpit.com

Oct 25

Seasonal Flu Clinic

93 Winchester Street, Brookline, MA 02446

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Wednesday, November 8, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Baker School, 205 Beverly Rd.

Sunday, November 19, 10am-1:00pm, Brookline High School, 115 Greenough St.

    Seasonal Flu Clinic
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Oct 25

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

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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 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 08

Oct 04

Police Blotter

Pedestrian hit: A pedestrian was involved in a crash near the corner of Fuller and Centre streets and was transported to the hospital. Unclear if they were hit by a car.

    Police Blotter
    All of the following is from Brookline Police log or online blog. They are excerpts taken from the public police log and represent a portion of what kinds of calls the police respond to. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Friday, Sept.
    http://brookline.com

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.

“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.

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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...

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...

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...

...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...

...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...

...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...

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.

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

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