May 09

Around Town

...of Play” and Spring Member Celebration: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street, Brookline. Cost: $10; free for BrooklineCAN members. For more information, please visit here; or call...

Mother’s Day Yoga: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Coolidge Corner Yoga, 1297 Beacon Street, Brookline. Cost: $50. For more information, please visit here. Katie Day leads a mom and...

Handmade pottery pop up: noon – 2:00 p.m. May 12, Olive Connection, 1426 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For more information, please call 617-879-9980; e-mail info@oliveconnection.com...

Book talk on climate change: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Courtyard Marriott Brookline, 40 Webster Street, Brookline. For more information, please e-mail greenup@upbrookline.org. UCC denominational and climate leader, Jim Antal, will discuss his new book, “Climate Church, Climate World.”

...Kitchen: 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Fridays, through June 15, Knight Moves Cafe Brookline, 1402 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free; seating limited. For more information, please e-mail ericbentonmagic@gmail.com; or visit...

Zen meditation & talk: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursdays, Eishoji Zen Center, 1318 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information, or 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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...s Caravan Tour of New England:” 1:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 617-244-6400...

Pop! and Protection: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., In Good Company, 1653 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. Space limited; RSVP recommended. For more information, please call 617-695-4617; e...

Sip and Script — Calligraphy and Cheese: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., curds&co, 288 Washington Street, Brookline. Cost: $70. For more information, please call 617-879-0565; e-mail info@curdsandco...

“Is Your Teenager Drinking Too Much Soda?”: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. May 10, Brookline High School, MLK Room and Atrium, 115 Greenough Street, Brookline. The Brookline High School Food Justice Committee will host Harvard nutritionist Eric Rimm to address the current realities and risks of teenage nutrition.

“Peter and the Wolf” with the Boston Chamber Symphony: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street, Brookline. For information or tickets, please visit here. The Boston Chamber Symphony performs a theatrical, family-friendly concert.

...Islander Heritage Month Celebration: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Brookline Main Library, Hunneman Hall, 361 Washington Street, Brookline. Free. To RSVP, please visit here. Presented by the Brookline Asian American Family Network...

...Want to Be: 10:00 a.m. – noon May 15 and 22, Brookline Teen Center, 40 Aspinwall Avenue, Brookline. For more information, please visit here. The Collaborative Problem Solving approach helps parents relate...

Release Rebalance Restore Essentrics Class: noon – 1:00 p.m. Fridays, All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street. Cost: $15-$65. For more information, please call 617-738-1810; or visit here. A...

...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...

    Around Town
    Upcoming Thursday, May 10 "A Crooner's Caravan Tour of New England: " 1:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 617-244-6400 . Frank King leads a virtual bus tour of the birthplace of some of New England's singers and composers.
    http://brookline.com

May 02

Large fire takes over two Chelsea triple-deckers

Firefighters are responding to a 5-alarm triple-decker fire on 10 John St. in Chelsea Wednesday afternoon.

    Large fire takes over 2 triple-deckers
    CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) - At least two triple-decker apartment buildings are involved in a large fire just outside of Boston. Firefighters are responding to a 5-alarm triple-decker fire on 10 John St. in Chelsea Wednesday afternoon. STREAM LIVE: SkyEye over a large fire in Chelsea https://t.co/c09wWxuvPP pic.twitter.com/A6SjrOYE0S - WBZ | CBS Boston News (@wbz) May 2, 2018 The fire began burning around 3:30 p.m.
    https://www.boston.com

May 01

19 Events Worth Checking Out in May

May 2 — 7:30 p.m. — 290 Harvard St., Brookline — First a challenge: watch the trailer for the highly-anticipated Fred Rogers documentary and...

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May 1 — 6:30 p.m. — 354 Harrison Ave., Boston — The Boston Animal Rescue Collaborative (BARC) was recently founded by a small group of...

May 2 and May 30 — 1:05 p.m. — 4 Yawkey Way, Boston — Like most professional sports teams, the Red Sox do a lot of theme nights...

May 3 — 6 p.m. — 300 Harrison Ave., Boston — South End Kicks is one of the South End Community Health Center’s (SECHC...

May 3 — 6 p.m. — 149 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge — Summer Shack and the Where Angels Play Foundation are hosting a fundraiser in honor...

May 3 — 6 p.m. — 9 Lansdowne St., Boston — Do you love tequila and tech? If you’re reading this right now, the...

May 3 — 6:30 p.m. — 1166 Cambridge St., Cambridge — One of the country’s hottest winemaking regions (Oregon!) will be the focus of...

May 5 — 10 a.m. — 57 Canal St., Boston — Every now and then the clouds part, the sun breaks through, and the planets...

May 5 and 6 — 10 a.m. — 1 City Hall Square, Boston — How can Boston be considered a “World Class City” if we’ve never hosted...

May 6 — 12 p.m. — 82 Boston St., Boston — Boston’s biggest and best celebration of Polish food, music, art, and culture is...

May 6 — 10 a.m. — 450 Harrison Ave., Boston — Now in its 15th season, the SoWa Open Market is back to celebrate local...

May 11 — 6 p.m. — 15 Lansdowne St., Boston — Banned in Boston, an annual comedy and music revue, is Urban Improv’s signature...

May 17 — 6 p.m. –75 Bay State Rd., Boston — Save for sports and weather, no topic raises our dander in Boston quite like...

May 20 — 12 p.m. — 101 Atlantic Ave., Boston — The 3rd Annual Cornhole Classic returns to The Living Room in the North End...

May 22 — 7 p.m. — 460 Harrison Ave., Boston — ArtSE promises to be an exciting evening of live art, music, drinks, and more...

    19 Events Worth Checking Out in May
    The problem with writing a May events column (insofar that writing about parties for a living is a "problem") is that it's very tempting to just list 20 Cinco de Mayo parties. They all sound great and I'm jealous of everyone who gets to go to all of them.
    https://www.americaninno.com

Apr 26

Brunch Bets: Gen Sou En Tea House

Gen Sou En, 299 Harvard St., Brookline, is open daily from 6:30 am to 9 pm; breakfast is served until 11 am, when lunch service begins. Take an MBTA Green Line C trolley to Coolidge Corner or it’s a short walk from West Campus.

    Brunch Bets: Gen Sou En Tea House | BU Today | Boston University
    With a Starbucks, Caffè Nero, or Dunkin Donuts' seemingly on every street corner in Boston, there is no shortage of coffee in-yes, Beantown. But when it comes to tea, the options are more limited.
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Apr 13

Around Town

Lavenber Bee Baking Company Pop-Up: Noon to 6:00 p.m., Lavender Bee Baking Company, 14 Pleasant Street, Brookline. For more information, please e-mail here; or visit here. Lavender Bee Baking Company is a local nut-free specialty baked good business.

Opera at the Cinema: “Carmen:” 10:00 a.m., The Makery, 2 Sewall Avenue, Brookline. Cost: $20-$23. For more information, please e-mail here; or visit here. Presented by the Royal Opera House. Bizet’s classic French opera stars Anna Goryachova in Barrie Kosky’s production.

Author Terry Ann Knopf talk: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, Brookline. Free. For more information or to register, please call 617-566-6660; or e-mail here. Terry Ann Knopf will discuss her book, “The Golden Age of Boston Television.” Books available for sale.

“Off the Wall:” 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, through April 27, Gallery 93, 93 Winchester Street, Brookline. Photographs by Julie Smith, taken during her travels, feature stencils and wall art superimposed on layers of paint and plaster.

Zen meditation & talk: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursdays, Eishoji Zen Center, 1318 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For mor information, or 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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Pop & Protection: 6:30 p.m., In Good Company, 1653 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For more information or to RSVP, please call 617-695-4617; e-mail here; or visit here. Attendees learn about the different types of insurance and the components of a basic estate plan, while exploring sparkling wines.

Wine Centered: Malbec & Raw Milk Cheeses: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Curds & Co., 288 Washington Street, Brookline. Cost: $35. For more information or to register, please visit here. Flights of wine paired with an array of raw milk cheeses.

...People Who Don’t Like Marketing: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Inner Space Yoga, 17 Station Street, Brookline. Free. For more information or to register, please visit here. For consultative professionals in...

Brookline GreenSpace Alliance annual meeting: 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., Wheelock College, 43 Hawes Street, Brookline. For more information or to RSVP, please e-mail here. A celebration of 30...

Brookline Open Studios Preview Show reception: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Brookline Town Hall, 333 Washington Street, Brookline. For more information, please visit here. A chance to see work by participating artists, as well as a chance to meet some of them.

Calliope’s Call presents Cross Connections: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline. A series that presents selected works of song by a featured composer alongside works...

Piano Trio of Forte New York concert: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., The Korean Church of Boston, 32 Harvard Street, Brookline. Free. Presented by Oasis Cafe Music Night and the Forte NY Chamber Music present. Features Vicky HyunJin Lee, violin; Yu Mi Bae, cello; and Hyojin Rhim, piano. Free refreshments.

Shakespeare show: 1:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 617-244-6400. Actor Stephen Collins will perform his one-man Shakespeare show.

Community presentation and discussion: 5:30 p.m., Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, 99 Warren Street, Brookline. For more information or to RSVP, please call Alan Banks at 617-566-1689...

...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...

    Around Town
    Upcoming events Thursday, April 12 Pop & Protection: 6:30 p.m., In Good Company, 1653 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For more information or to RSVP, please call 617-695-4617 ; e-mail here ; or visit . Attendees learn about the different types of insurance and the components of a basic estate plan, while exploring sparkling wines.
    http://brookline.com

Apr 11

Zoning Board of Appeals

7:00PM           40 Abbottsford Road 2018-000013 

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7:30PM           43 Blake Road 2018-000014

7:45PM           41 Cutler Lane 2018-000006           

8:00PM           108-110 Griggs Road 2017-000041 

    Zoning Board of Appeals
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Apr 11

Board of Appeals Public Hearing, 6th Floor Hearing Room, 4/18/2018, 7:00 p.m.

8-10 Waldo Street, 10-18 Pleasant Street and 16 John Street (Coolidge Residences)

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8-10 Waldo Street, 10-18 Pleasant Street and 16 John Street (Coolidge Residences)

    Board of Appeals Public Hearing, 6th Floor Hearing Room, 4/18/2018, 7:00 p.m.
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Apr 09

CCSC Charge

...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 Charge | Brookline, MA - Official Website
    The charge of the Coolidge Corner Study Committee (CCSC) is to review and analyze existing conditions, zoning, parking requirements, design guidelines, shadow studies, 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 ("Waldo/Durgin").
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Apr 07

Electric Vehicle Charging

11 Babcock Street lot

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14-98 Pierce Street (Town Hall lot)

41 Fuller Street lot 

    Electric Vehicle Charging | Brookline, MA - Official Website
    To provide more reliable charging options, especially for "garage orphans," the Town is working with the EV-Study Subcommittee to explore the following:
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Apr 03

Around Town

Lavenber Bee Baking Company Pop-Up: noon – 6:00 p.m. April 5 and 12, Lavender Bee Baking Company, 14 Pleasant Street, Brookline. For more information, please e-mail here or visit here. Lavender Bee Baking Company is a local nut-free specialty baked good business.

First Time Home Buyer Seminar: 10:00 a.m.  -noon, Unlimited Sotheby’s International Realty, 1290 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For more information, please visit here, call 617-332-1400 or visit here...

Contra Dancing in the Ballroom: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street, Brookline. Cost: $7. For tickets, please visit here. For more information, please call 617-730...

Brookline Youth Awards: 7:00 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theater, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline. Free. For more information, please call Caitlin Haynes at 617-730-2345 or e...

Opera at the Cinema: “Carmen:” 10:00 a.m., The Makery, 2 Sewall Avenue, Brookline. Cost: $20-$23. For more information, please e-mail here or visit here. Presented by the Royal Opera House. Bizet’s classic French opera stars Anna Goryachova in Barrie Kosky’s production.

Zen meditation and talk: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursdays, Eishoji Zen Center, 1318 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information or 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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You Are the Help Until Help Arrives: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Hunneman Hall, Brookline Main Library, 361 Washington Street, Brookline. Attendees learn what to do in an emergency.

Family Movie Night: “Stink!”: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Lawrence School, 27 Francis Street, Brookline. A foul smell, kids’ PJs, and chemicals star in this family-friendly documentary.

Youth Climate Adaptation Challenge: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Pierce School, 50 School Street, Brookline. An environmental fair to address climate change.

Legal Bootcamp: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., The Village Works, 202 Washington Street, Brookline. Free. For tickets, please visit here. A roundtable discussion on “Dispute Resolution for Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Freelancers.”

...Georgia O’Keeffe:” 1:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 617-244-6400...

Buying a Home: 6:30 p.m., In Good Company, 1653 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For more information, please call 617-695-4617, e-mail here or visit here. Prospective home buyers learn how much they can afford to put down, how much mortgage they can handle and what their property options are.

...People Who Don’t Like Marketing: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Inner Space Yoga, 17 Station Street, Brookline. Free. For information or to register here. For consultative professionals in charge of their...

Brookline GreenSpace Alliance annual meeting: 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., Wheelock College, 43 Hawes Street, Brookline. To RSVP, please e-mail here. A celebration of 30 years of environmental advocacy...

PJ Drive: Through March 15, Brookline Town Hall, 333 Washington Street, Brookline. Cradles to Crayons is teaming up with the Boston Bruins, Massachusetts Board of Library...

Release Rebalance Restore Essentrics Class: noon – 1:00 p.m. Fridays, All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street. Cost: $15-$65. For more information, please call 617-738-1810 or visit here. A...

...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...

    Around Town
    Upcoming events Thursday, April 5 Lavenber Bee Baking Company Pop-Up: noon - 6:00 p.m. April 5 and 12, Lavender Bee Baking Company, 14 Pleasant Street, Brookline. For more information, please e-mail or visit here . Lavender Bee Baking Company is a local nut-free specialty baked good business.
    http://brookline.com

Apr 02

8th Annual Brookline Youth Awards

This event is free and open to the public. The Coolidge Corner Theatre is located at 290 Harvard St., Brookline MA 02446. More information

    Brookline, MA
    8th Annual Brookline Youth Awards
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Apr 02

20 Events Worth Checking Out in April

April 4 — 7 p.m. — 290 Harvard St., Brookline — Some movies deserve to be seen in a crowded theater, and “Get Out” is...

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April 3 — 6 p.m. — 40 Brattle St., Cambridge — For as long as I can remember, Meredith Goldstein’s “Love Letters” column has...

April 5 — 6 p.m. — 321 A St., Boston — In my house, Rosé Season starts on January 1 and ends December 31. Oak...

April 6 through April 8 — 56 Seaport Blvd., Boston — To the delight of outdoor enthusiasts and Maine transplants, L.L. Bean is opening...

April 8 — 8 a.m. — 50 Milk St., Boston — A little birdie tells me that 80% of consumers feel they get conflicting information...

April 8 — 6 p.m. — 1 Seaport Ln., Boston — The Southie and Seaport/Fort Point food scene has been on fire the past...

April 17 — 7 p.m. — 535 Albany St., Boston — Cookbook authors Jerrelle Guy (Black Girl Baking), Maggie Battista (Food Gift Love), and Lindsey...

April 24 — 6 p.m. — 125 Summer St., Boston — DraftKings and She Geeks Out are teaming up for a night of learning, networking...

    20 Events Worth Checking Out in April
    I've been crowing about the promise of Spring for months and lo, it's finally here. Now that the snow is behind us, what are you most looking forward to? Over here, I can't wait to take our nine-month-old daughter to her very first Boston Marathon.
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Mar 27

Preservation Commission Notice of Public Hearing & Agenda, 5th Floor School Committee Room, 4/10/2018, 6:30 PM

7:30 PM          182 Babcock Street (Graffam-McKay LHD) – Application for a Retroactive Certificate of Appropriateness for the replacement of 3 basement windows with aluminum clad windows and the construction of 3 window wells for egress (Sam and Lynn Paikowsky, applicants).

8:00 PM          132 Coolidge Street – Application for the partial demolition of the house (Adi and Gidon Lissai, applicants).

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6:40 PM          1 Wellington Terrace (Pill Hill LHD) – Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a total of 1...

7:10 PM          100 Walnut Place (Pill Hill LHD, continued review) – Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness to: demolish the existing...

7:50 PM          26-28 Colbourne Crescent – Application for the demolition of the house (Ann J. Grippo, applicant).

8:10 PM          9 White Place – Application for the partial demolition of the house (John Gnassi applicant).

    Preservation Commission Notice of Public Hearing & Agenda, 5th Floor School Committee Room, 4/10/2018, 6:30 PM
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

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