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The Allston Interchange Neighborhood Road Sho...

The Allston Interchange Neighborhood Road Show at the Presentation School Foundation (640 Washington Street) has started! We will be here until 8pm, come by and learn about the I90 Interchange Project and join our advocacy for #transitnottraffic

    Allston Brighton CDC
    The Allston Interchange Neighborhood Road Show at the Presentation School Foundation (640 Washington Street) has started! We will be here until 8pm, come by and learn about the I90 Interchange...
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Thank you to Flatbread Company Brighton and a...

Thank you to Flatbread Company Brighton and all the folks who joined us yesterday. If you weren't able to make it, don't worry - we'll be back again Tuesday, April 17th!

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5 days ago

Planning Board Meeting (sign & facade), 6th Floor Select Board Hearing Room, 1/17/2018, 8:15 a.m.

8:15 am    1626 Beacon Street – Install new façade signs for Coron Dental Studio, Pct 11

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1018 Beacon Street – Reface existing free standing sign for Kenmore Opitical (formerly Rise Realty).  Pct. 1  (Approved 12/7/17)

    Planning Board Meeting (sign & facade), 6th Floor Select Board Hearing Room, 1/17/2018, 8:15 a.m.
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5 days ago

We have joined efforts with Fenway Community ...

We have joined efforts with Fenway Community Development Corporation on a campaign regulate corporate short-term rentals. There is increasing evidence that nightly rental platforms such as AirBnB, as well as corporate short-stays, take apartments off the long-term rental market and are a factor in driving up rents to unaffordable levels. This is why we have launched a postcard campaign to support legislation from Rep. Aaron Michlewitz (H.3454). For more information on how to get involved in this statewide campaign, or to sign a postcard, please email or call Jason Desrosier at Desrosier@allstonbrightoncdc.org or (617) 787-3874 x206. We will be dropping off the postcards to City Hall and the State House in February.

    Inside Airbnb. Adding data to the debate.
    Inside Airbnb is a set of independent tools and open data that allows you to explore how Airbnb is being used in cities around the world.
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There's still time to grab a pizza from @flat...

There's still time to grab a pizza from @flatbreadbrighton and support Allston Brighton CDC. Stop by or place a delivery order before the night is over!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    There's still time to grab a pizza from @flatbreadbrighton and support Allston Brighton CDC. Stop by or place a delivery order before the night is over!
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Jan 08

Allston Brighton CDC was feeling grateful.

Thank you so much to Boston Volvo Village for their generous donation and to all of our supporters who voted as part of the Charity Giveaway Facebook contest! We are consistently amazed by each of our community partners' dedication to affordable housing, leadership development, and first-time homebuyer education in Allston Brighton. Thanks for making a difference!

    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

Allston Brighton CDC is feeling grateful.

Thank you so much to Boston Volvo Village for their generous donation and to all of our supporters who voted as part of the Charity Giveaway Facebook contest! We are consistently amazed by each of our community partners' dedication to affordable housing, leadership development, and first-time homebuyer education in Allston Brighton. Thanks for making a difference!

    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

Allston Brighton CDC updated their profile pi...

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Boston, Massachusetts. 897 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Jan 08

Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Boston, Massachusetts. 897 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Jan 08

Don't forget we have three opportunities for ...

Don't forget we have three opportunities for you to have your voices heard in the I-90 Allston Interchange Project! Join Allston Village Main Streets and the resident-led People's Pike group in advocating for #transitnottraffic! Let MassDOT know your concerns and how their current plans will impact YOUR quality of life! RSVP today at http://bit.ly/2ADNPAV Brighton Main Streets LivableStreets Alliance WalkBoston TransitMatters

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Jan 08

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Jan 04

I am one of the recruiters for Eliot Communit...

I am one of the recruiters for Eliot Community human Services. Right now we're looking for a Shared Living Provider (SLP) in Brookline or surrounding towns. This person must be interested in opening up their home and heart to provide a safe and nurturing environment to an independent woman with developmental disabilities. The SLP invites an individual to reside in their home and provide care and support to them. As an SLP you would receive a generous monthly tax free salary and are eligible to receive respite support in which another staff will work with individual to provide opportunity for the SLP to have their own person time. You would be supported by Eliot Community Human Services in all areas of services and has access to 24 hours x 7 days on-call support system. The SLP would be responsible for maintaining communication with the Eliot Community Human Services, the individual’s family, implement the service goals, attend mandatory trainings and certifications such as First Aid and CPR, and to adhere to program's policies and guidelines. The SLP is also responsible for taking the individual to medical appointments, follow up with doctors' orders, and provide opportunities for individual to participate in meaningful community activities. For more information please contact: Margareth Shauri Mables mshauri@eliotchs.org 781-718-9729

    Luxsha Eliot Chs
    I am one of the recruiters for Eliot Community human Services. Right now we're looking for a Shared Living Provider (SLP) in Brookline or surrounding towns. This person must be interested in opening...
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Jan 03

Due to the impending snow storm, tomorrow's A...

Due to the impending snow storm, tomorrow's Allston Interchange Neighborhood Roadshow session will be cancelled with a potential rescheduling for late-January. Please take a look through the other sessions being held across the neighborhood during the upcoming weeks (available on our "events" page). Please do not hesitate to contact Jason Desrosier at Desrosier@allstonbrightoncdc.org or (617) 787-3874 x206 if you have any questions regarding these sessions. We hope to see you at a roadshow near you!!

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The Most Beautiful New Boston Restaurants of 2017

1665 Beacon St., Washington Square, Brookline

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253 Summer St., Fort Point, Boston

Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston

928 Massachusetts Ave., between Harvard and Central squares, Cambridge

11 Dorchester St., South Boston

    The Most Beautiful New Boston Restaurants of 2017
    Ambiance is everything: Some of the year's new restaurants hit it out of the ballpark in terms of design. It was a year of chandeliers in rustic spaces, vintage finds, greenery, and murals. So many murals.
    https://boston.eater.com

Dec 29

December 2017 in Review, From Sushi Burritos to Sake Sangria

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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 29

Service At Golden Temple Going Down The Drain

The Chinese restaurant, located at 1651 Beacon Street

    Service At Golden Temple Going Down The Drain
    The Chinese restaurant, located at 1651 Beacon Street Brookline, MA 02445, is recently piling up a whole lot of negative reviews. "The service was horrible. The waiter said they were getting lots of takeout orders keeping the kitchen busy. There were five of us.
    http://brookline.com

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Pledge your continued support and change live...

Pledge your continued support and change lives in Allston Brighton today!

    What's your 2018 New Year's resolution?
    Dear >, Because of you, just four short years after Tara and his family made the trek from Nepal to the United States, they were able to purchase a safe, affordable, and sustainable home of their own with education, support, and resources from Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation and the Homebuying Mentors®.
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If you haven't yet, please take a moment to R...

If you haven't yet, please take a moment to RSVP for one of the Allston Interchange Roadshow dates at a location near you - and let MassDOT know you want transit prioritized in their plans for the I90 realignment. RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2ADNPAV #TransitNotTraffic

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Dec 14

Fairsted Kitchen in Brookline Is Closing; Will Be Replaced by Grassona's Italian

The address for Fairsted Kitchen (and the upcoming Grassona's Italian) is 1704 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA, 02445. The website for Fairsted Kitchen can be found at https://www.fairstedkitchen.com/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    An "Olmsted-inspired" restaurant that has received some high praise since opening a few years ago is saying farewell, though the people behind it will be opening a new dining spot within its space.
    http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com

Dec 14

Fairsted Kitchen Bids Adieu on New Year’s Eve

...a new restaurant called Grassona’s Italian after a “minor refresh of the space” at 1704 Beacon St. in Brookline’s Washington Square...

    Fairsted Kitchen Bids Adieu on New Year's Eve
    Fairsted Kitchen will serve its final meal on New Year's Eve, according to owner Steve Bowman - but he and the team won't be gone for long. In late January, they'll open a new restaurant called Grassona's Italian after a "minor refresh of the space" at 1704 Beacon St.
    https://boston.eater.com

Dec 13

Housing is the foundation of prosperity. We a...

Housing is the foundation of prosperity. We at Allston Brighton CDC believe that affordable housing is crucial to creating and preserving strong, stable, healthier neighborhoods for ALL residents. That is why we support Great Neighborhoods MA. Learn more here: https://www.great-neighborhoods.org/ #AffordableHousingMatters #HousingWeCanAfford

    Great-Neighborhoods
    A portal displaying stories about the need for Great Neighborhoods in Massachusetts
    https://www.great-neighborhoods.org

Dec 08

Today’s the Day! Allston Brighton CDC & ABCD ...

Today’s the Day! Allston Brighton CDC & ABCD want everyone to stay warm this winter. Stop by the All Bright Community Center (1287B Commonwealth Avenue Allston) between 1PM – 4 PM and sort through men’s women’s and kids jackets and other winter outerwear.

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Today's the Day! Allston Brighton CDC & ABCD want everyone to stay warm this winter. Stop by the All Bright Community Center (1287B Commonwealth Avenue Allston) between 1PM - 4 PM and sort through...
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Dec 08

Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Boston

The restaurant’s menu of French dishes includes fois gras, mussels, ribeye, cheese, and desserts, and reservations are still available on OpenTable. (1627 Beacon St., Brookline)

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...m., $50 for adults and $19 for kids under 12. Kids under three eat free. (40 Edwin H Land Blvd., Cambridge...

...from 5 to 10 p.m. as well. Reservations available by phone — (617) 574-7295. (10 Avery St., Downtown, Boston...

...7 to 10:30 a.m. and dinner service from 5 to 8 p.m. (776 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston...

...and an eggnog crème brûlée for dessert. Reservations can be made online. (215 Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston...

...with three courses available for $65. The restaurant also serves specialty cocktails, wine, and beer. (528 Commonwealth Ave., Kenmore Square, Boston...

Reservations are still open for Christmas Day dining at Fin Point, which offers New England seafood and raw bar options, plus pizza, pasta, and some classics like lobster rolls and burgers. (89 Broad St., Downtown, Boston)

Out by the harbor, Meritage will serve a prix fixe Christmas menu (with or without wine pairings) from 4 to 9 p.m., with a la carte options for children under six. Call (617) 439-3995 to make a reservation. (70 Rowes Wharf, Boston)

The Christmas spread at Miel includes a rabbit and mushroom soup, prime rib, seared scallops, and a smoked pheasant breast with acorn squash. For dessert, there will be peppermint cheesecake and a classic bouche de noel. Menu available for $65 per person. (510 Atlantic Ave., Waterfront, Boston)

...11 a.m. to 4 p.m., for $75 per person and $25 per child. (1 Seaport Ln., Seaport, Boston...

A lobster Christmas is in store for diners at Abe & Louie’s. The restaurant will offer a boiled lobster dinner with two, three, or four pounds worth of meat, in addition to baked lobster with breadcrumbs and Maine lobster casserole. (793 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston)

Go Mediterranean for Christmas dinner with a four-course meal with two entrees for the table and a special dessert tasting. Dinner priced at $65 per person. (79 Park Plaza, Back Bay, Boston)

Open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Ma Maison has both prix fixe and a la carte options available, including butternut squash soup, wild mushroom risotto, grilled rack of lamb, duck, and a traditional bouche de noel for dessert, along with many other items. (272 Cambridge St., Boston)

...open the rest of the day without the specials as well. Reservations recommended; check Reserve. (1 Kendall Sq., Kendall Square, Cambridge...

Dig into some pumpkin tortelli or veal ossobuco at Bricco in the North End. The restaurant is taking reservations for Christmas Day and has plenty of wine, cognac, and whiskey to round out a special occasion. (241 Hanover St., North End, Boston)

Cube toasts and chinwiches and cola wings, oh my! Feast on Hong Kong-inspired dishes at this Chinatown spot, and don’t forget to save room for dessert. Reservations are still available on OpenTable. (86 Harrison Ave., Chinatown, Boston)

Taste the Caribbean in Cambridge this holiday, with options ranging from plantain balls with pork belly to ceviche, yucca fritters, and various empanadas. Main courses feature seafood, hearty cuts of meat, and rotisserie chicken. (450 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, Cambridge)

This new spot in Southie has dinner reservations available for Christmas Day, serving its American menu of small bites, burgers and sandwiches, and wood-fired pizzas. (726 E Broadway, South Boston)

    Where to Eat on Christmas Day in Boston
    This holiday season, let Boston's restaurants do all the work. While many restaurants are closed for Christmas Day, various spots around the city will be in full swing, offering brunch, breakfast, and/or dinner. Whether you're looking for something traditional (a la honey-glazed ham) or something a little out of the ordinary (all-you-can-eat meat feast, perhaps?), it's not too late to snag a reservation somewhere.
    https://boston.eater.com

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Great turnout of residents and transit advoca...

Great turnout of residents and transit advocates for the MassDOT I-90 Allston Interchange Public Meeting #TransitNotTraffic

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Great turnout of residents and transit advocates for the MassDOT I-90 Allston Interchange Public Meeting #TransitNotTraffic
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Dec 04

Allston Brighton CDC shared their event.

Important community meeting TOMORROW! If you care about safer streets for all users, reducing traffic in the heart of Allston Village, and improved transit (bus and rail) - you need to be at this meeting to tell MassDOT that new transit is essential for economic development, our environment, and quality of life!

    Mass Pike Public Meeting
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Dec 04

Allston Brighton CDC added 2 new photos.

Don't forget to drop off your gently used coats for our coat drive THIS Friday! 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. If you are in need of a winter coat, please drop in between 1p - 4p. #AllstonBrightonCares

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC, Allston, MA. 881 likes. Working Together, Building Community
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Dec 02

Harvard unveils plans for new Allston for 14 ...

Harvard unveils plans for new Allston for 14 acres along Western Avenue

    Harvard unveils plans for new Allston neighborhood - CommonWealth Magazine
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY unveiled some broad brush strokes of its plan to build a new neighborhood along Western Avenue on the edge of its campus in Allston. The project, dubbed variously as Allston North or the Enterprise Research Campus, is an attempt by the university to build a neighborhood that feeds off and reinforces the research(...)
    https://commonwealthmagazine.org

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Nov 29

From Anthony D'Isidoro; Phase 1 of the improv...

From Anthony D'Isidoro; Phase 1 of the improvements to Smith Playground is underway. Phase 1 includes the play area, new water play feature, amphitheater, multipurpose field, basketball courts, a street hockey court, and passive plaza space along Western Avenue.

    Allston Brighton CDC
    From Anthony D'Isidoro; Phase 1 of the improvements to Smith Playground is underway. Phase 1 includes the play area, new water play feature, amphitheater, multipurpose field, basketball courts, a...
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