2 days ago

Planning Board Meeting (sign & facade), Room 111, 3/21/2018, 8:15 a.m.

8:45 am    1297 Beacon Street – Install new façade sign and replace existing banner signs for Coolidge Yoga, Pct 10

1223 Beacon Street – Modifications to existing signage to replace the face of the light box for Xiang Yu China Bistro (formerly Takusan Sushi). Pct. 3 (Approved 02/21/18)

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1050 Beacon Street – Install two new blue awnings over windows flanking entryway for East Boston Savings Bank. Pct. 1 (Approved 02/28/18)

    Planning Board Meeting (sign & facade), Room 111, 3/21/2018, 8:15 a.m.

Mar 07

Paper Marbling Craft Class

6pm - 8pm, March 15th

Come and marble your own paper! In this workshop, we will teach you how to create your own hand-marbled papers in a variety of colors from three different dye baths. We'll use these sheets to create a pamphlet journal, decorative pencil and a stunning stationery set. You'll even leave with extra sheets to use for other DIY projects!

The event is $30 per seat, but you'll receive 10% off if you purchase 2 or more seats!

To register, give us a call at (617) 264-2800, or follow this link:
and choose "Massachusetts" then "Brookline" in the drop down boxes!

P.S. - Follow us on Instagram! @papersource_brookline

Mar 05

February 2018 in Review, From Fried Chicken to Champagne Vending Machines

Gen Sou En (299 Harvard St., Brookline): At this beautifully designed Coolidge Corner space, there is matcha, Japanese pastries, soft serve, bento box-style lunches, and lots more.

Xiang Yu China Bistro (1223 Beacon St., Brookline): This Chinese restaurant replaced Takusan Sushi. It’s open already, but it’ll host a grand opening celebration in mid-March.

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Anna’s Taqueria (800 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): Finally, the local burrito chain has opened its long-awaited Prudential Center location, serving up its usual menu of tacos and more.

Apm Coffee (99 Kneeland St., Chinatown, Boston): Located in the One Greenway apartment building, this coffee shop serves Intelligentsia coffee and swooped in shortly after Beantowne Coffee closed its shop at this address.

Bootleg Special (400 Tremont St., South End, Boston): Put on a bib and gloves to eat a spicy seafood boil in this fun new South End addition.

Caffe Nero (1375 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston): This European cafe chain continues its Boston takeover with a Fenway location.

Craft Table & Bar (107 Porter St., East Boston): Located in the former Ecco space, this restaurant comes from a group that is opening several different restaurants around the Worcester area and beyond (including a Worcester location of Craft Table & Bar).

Exodus Bagels (3346 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, Boston): This farmers market staple has opened a permanent storefront in the former Canto 6 space. Exodus’ long-promised Roslindale space is still in the works; meanwhile, it serves as the company’s commissary.

My Diner (455 E 1st St.): After more than a decade on A Street, My Diner had to leave Southie due to development and opened a location in Melrose. Now, Melrose remains open, and My Diner has a second location back in Southie, this time on First Street.

When Pigs Fly (241 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville): The Somerville outpost for this bread company moved to a larger space on the other side of the square, right by McKinnon’s.

Agoro’s Pizza Bar & Grill (356 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton, Boston): This Cleveland Circle pizzeria and bar was not a great fit for the...

Brew on the Grid (93 Windsor St., Cambridge): This was the second location of a Worcester-based coffee shop that has several more locations planned for the North Shore and Central Massachusetts. The group plans to put one of its other concepts, Stix Noodle Bar, in the Cambridge space.

    February 2018 in Review, From Fried Chicken to Champagne Vending Machines
    2018 is getting into the swing of things, with a number of exciting new restaurants popping up in February, from a Southern spot in the South End to a Japanese tea house in Brookline. A couple of delivery-only "ghost restaurants" also opened in February.

Feb 23

Select Board, February 27, 2018, 5:00PM

Question of granting three (3) temporary Wine and Malt Alcoholic Beverages Non-Sales Licenses to Allium Market at 1330 Beacon Street as follows:

Public Hearing on the application of Ritz Asia, Inc., d/b/a Takusan Sushi, Xue Yuan Zheng, Corporate Secretary, holder of a License to Expose, Keep for Sale and to Sell Wine and Malt Beverages as Seven Day Common Victualler at 1223 Beacon Street for a Change of d/b/a to Xiang Yu China Bistro.

Public Hearing on the application of CCLLH, LLC, d/b/a Holiday Inn Boston Brookline, holder of an All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages license, Common Victualler and Entertainment license at 1200 Beacon Street for a Change of Manager as follows:

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Question of granting a temporary Extension of Hours to Vine Ripe Grill from 11:00pm to 11:30pm for a Birthday Party to be held on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 1281 West Roxbury Parkway

...Manager, for a Common Victualler and Entertainment (Radio, Juke Box, TV and Dancing) License at 1366 Beacon Street. Seating capacity of 130 (occupancy 150) Hours of operation are Sunday-Saturday 11:00am-1...

...Alcoholic Beverages to Be Drunk on the Premises as a Seven Day Common Victualler at 1020 West Roxbury Parkway for a Change of Manager and Change in Beneficial Interest as follows...

Question of approving the application of Frances Kolenik, Owner, d/b/a Drive-by Pies, for a Food Vendor License at 248 Cypress Street.  Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm, Saturday-Sunday 9:00am-2:00pm. This location is currently Cakes to Remember.

    Select Board, February 27, 2018, 5:00PM

Feb 21

Transportation Documents

Beacon Street at Harvard Street

Beacon Street at Kent and Powell Streets

Beacon Street at St Paul Street

Harvard Street at Babcock Street

Kent Street at Longwood Avenue

St. Paul Street at Freeman Street

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Aspinwall Avenue at Kent Street

Beacon Street at Lancaster Terrace

Beacon Street at Washington Street

Beacon Street at Winchester Street

Boylston Street at Washington Street and High Street

Chestnut Hill Avenue at Dean Road

Cypress Street at Rice Street and Kendall Street

Cypress Street at Walnut Street

Eliot Street at Ackers Avenue

Grove Street at Beverly Road and Russett Road

Grove Street at South Street and Walnut Hill Road

Harvard Street at Fuller Street

Harvard Street at School Street and Aspinwall Avenue

Harvard Street at Stedman Street and Williams Street

Harvard Street at Verndale Street

High Street at Cypress Street

Washington Street at School Street and Cypress Street

Williams Street at Centre Street

    Transportation Documents | Brookline, MA - Official Website
    View information concerning the transportation board, rules and regulations, safety improvement plans, and more.

Feb 20

Events Around Town

NT Live: “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”: 7:00 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 209 Harvard Street, Brookline. Cost: $20-$23. For information: wesley@coolidge.org; coolidge.org. Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney star in Tennessee Williams’ play.

...Minot Rose Garden Spring spring organizational meeting: 9-10 a.m., Sussman House Community Room, 50 Pleasant Street, Brookline. For information: Linda, Minotroses@aol.com. Open to new volunteers. No previous experience necessary...

Robotics FUN-raiser: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m., The Makery, Coolidge Corner, 2 Sewall Avenue, Brookline. Cost: $25. For information or to register: brooklinemakery.com. Attendees hear the latest from...

Zen meditation and talk: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursdays, Eishoji Zen Center, 1318 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. RSVP: Jason, 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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David Polansky performance: 3:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For information or RSVP: 617-244-6400. An accomplished musician, Polansky entertains audiences of all ages with a program that mixes music, humor, wit and sensitivity.

Yiddish Sing: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m., Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For information: 617-776-0448; circleboston.org. An informal, multigenerational gathering to sing...

Better Together: Joint Ventures for Small Businesses and Consultants: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., The Village Works, 202 Washington Street, Brookline. Free. A roundtable discussion about creating joint ventures with colleagues in order to expand business and contract opportunities.

Physician Finance: Planning for Residents: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., In Good Company, 1653 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For information: ingoodcompanyboston.com. Attendees learn how to protect themselves from the career...

...Playground/Field design review meeting: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Town Hall, sixth floor, 333 Washington Street, Brookline. For information: Jessie Waisnor, 617-264-6490. Public design review process to discuss universal...

Rice and Beans Class: 6:15 – 7:30 p.m., Olive Connection, 1426 Beacon Street, Brookline. Cost: $25. For information: 617-879-9980; info@oliveconnection.com; oliveconnection.com. Chef Nathan will share a variety of ways to cook favorite beans from Rancho Gordo.

Ceramics Date Night: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Brookline Arts Center, 86 Monmouth Street, Brookline. Cost: $80 per couple. For information or to register: 617-566-5715; office@brooklineartscenter...

...Ending Ageism”: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Brookline Public Library, 361 Washington Street, Brookline. Free. For information: brooklineCAN.org; 617-730-2777. BrooklineCAN presents Margaret Morganroth Gullette, author...

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

...7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through March 6, Brookline High School, MLK Room and Atrium, 115 Greenough Street, Brookline. Cost: $40. For information: campusce.net. Also known as the Peace Education Program, created...

...Winchester Street; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. April 13, Putterham Branch Library Community Room, 959 West Roxbury Parkway, Brookline. To register: brooklinelibrary.org. Community members of all ages to come together and play...

...Rebalance Restore Essentrics Class: noon – 1:00 p.m. Fridays, through February, All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street. Cost: $15-$65. For information: 617-738-1810; allsaintsbrookline.org. A full-body, rebalancing exercise...

Brookline Winter Farmers Market: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sundays through March 25, The Coolidge Corner Arcade, 318 Harvard Street, Brookline. For information: http://brooklinewfm.com.

...Thursdays and Fridays, and 1:00 p.m. Sundays, Brookline/Cleveland Circle Reilly Memorial Rink, 355 Chestnut Hill Avenue; 10:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, starting Dec. 2, Jack Kirrane Rink at Larz...

...a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, starting Dec. 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...

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...

    Events Around Town
    David Polansky performance: 3:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For information or RSVP: 617-244-6400. An accomplished musician, Polansky entertains audiences of all ages with a program that mixes music, humor, wit and sensitivity. NT Live: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof":7:00 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 209 Harvard Street, Brookline.

Feb 16

Takusan Sushi in Brookline Has Been Replaced by Xiang Yu China Bistro

The address for the now-closed Takusan Sushi (and new Xiang Yu China Bistro) is 1223 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA, 02446. The website for Xiang Yu can be found at http://www.xychinabistro.com/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A Pan-Asian restaurant in Brookline that was known in part for its all-you-can-eat sushi has very quietly shut down, and a Chinese eatery has moved into its space. According to a source, Takusan Sushi on Beacon Street is no longer in operation, with a spot called Xiang Yu China Bistro now open in the space.

Feb 15

Cancelled - Coolidge Corner Branch Library Renovation Committee

31 Pleasant Street, Brookline, MA 02446

31 Pleasant Street, Brookline

    Cancelled - Coolidge Corner Branch Library Renovation Committee


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