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26 hours ago

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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32 hours ago

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.
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34 hours ago

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.
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2 days ago

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
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6 days ago

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

Dec 05

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

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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(...)
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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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Nov 29

Allston Brighton CDC was feeling grateful.

Thank you SO MUCH to those of you who donated as part of #GivingTuesday yesterday! We couldn't do the work we do without the support of everyday people like you.

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Nov 29

Allston Brighton CDC is feeling grateful.

Thank you SO MUCH to those of you who donated as part of #GivingTuesday yesterday! We couldn't do the work we do without the support of everyday people like you.

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Nov 29

Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

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Nov 29

What could a Harvard Square- Longwood bus rid...

What could a Harvard Square- Longwood bus ride be after rebuilding the Mass Pike #Allston? With West Station, there could be a North/South connection linking Harvard Square with Comm Ave. Don't miss out to have your voice heard at next week's Mass Pike public meeting: Tuesday, December 5th, 6:30pm at the Jackson Mann Community Center!

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Nov 29

  • Baldwin Early Learning Center reviewed by a parent

    We love this school! Our son has had an excellent transition from his daycare. We were fortunate to get a seat in K0 and we have seen him flourish in every way possible: academically, socially and emotionally. He is on his way to being a well-adjusted and well-rounded tiny human.

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Nov 28

Did you know we opened a community center for...

Did you know we opened a community center for people living in our properties this year? Donate as part of #GivingTuesday and help provide tutoring, financial coaching, yoga, and more! http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Did you know we opened a community center for people living in our properties this year? Donate as part of #GivingTuesday and help provide tutoring, financial coaching, yoga, and more!...
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Nov 28

Lend a hand to your neighbor and make a small...

Lend a hand to your neighbor and make a small donation to Allston Brighton CDC here: http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT Funds will support homebuyer education, affordable housing, leadership development, and so much more #GivingTuesday

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Lend a hand to your neighbor and make a small donation to Allston Brighton CDC here: http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT Funds will support homebuyer education, affordable housing, leadership development, and so...
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Nov 28

Even $5 can help change someone's life this #...

Even $5 can help change someone's life this #GivingTuesday. Consider chipping in here: http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Even $5 can help change someone's life this #GivingTuesday. Consider chipping in here: http://bit.ly/2hOCrJT
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Nov 28

Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

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Nov 28

Allston Brighton CDC added an event.

The billion-dollar reconstruction of the Mass Pike Allston interchange is coming! MassDOT's plan is highly auto-oriented, with a new highway and major roads built first and bus and rail projects deferred to the future. We all know our neighborhood is already drowning in traffic. It will only get worse unless big transit improvements come soon. On Dec. 5th, join your neighbors for an introductory overview of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Mass Pike Allston Interchange. Come learn of what MassDOT has planned for the neighborhood and how these plans will impact your transit options and quality of life. There are limited opportunities remaining for residents to voice their concerns on this neighborhood altering project, don't miss out!!

    Mass Pike Public Meeting
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Nov 28

Nov 27

This #CyberMonday think about Allston Brighto...

This #CyberMonday think about 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!

    AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
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Nov 25

Four Decades Of Rosie’s Baking Tradition Continues Under New Ownership

...be picked up at Athan’s Bakery in Boston, 407 Washington Street and in Brookline, 1622 Beacon Street, and at Brookline Liquor Mart, located immediately next door to Rosie’s former Chestnut Hill...

    Four Decades Of Rosie's Baking Tradition Continues Under New Ownership
    After 42 years, the owners of iconic Rosie's Bakery, Judy Rosenberg and Eliot Winograd, were looking for the right person to entrust with their legacy of top notch baked goods that evoke the pleasure of home made.
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Nov 25

Please take a moment to vote for Allston Brig...

Please take a moment to vote for Allston Brighton CDC by going to this link, selecting our tile, and clicking the vote button! http://woobox.com/ivhohw Thank You!!

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    Boston Volvo Village, Allston. 1,411 likes · 107 talking about this · 1,336 were here. Think Volvo, Think Village. The oldest and largest Volvo dealer in New England, and North America's leading...
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Nov 23

We're thankful for you! Whether you're a resi...

We're thankful for you! Whether you're a resident, volunteer, legislator, donor, partner, or other community member, we appreciate all you've done for Allston Brighton this year. We at Allston Brighton CDC feel we have so much to be grateful for and we know it wouldn't be possible without help from our friends and family. Thank you!

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Nov 21

Nov 20

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

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    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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Nov 19

Coming Attractions: November 19 through December 5 — What Will Light Your Fire

At the All Saints Parish Brookline, 1733 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA

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Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA

MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Temperley. Directed by Spiro Veloudos. Staged by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, through November 19.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Based on the novel by Mark Haddon. Adapted by Simon Stephens Directed by Paul Daigneault. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage Company at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street in Boston’s South End, through November 25.

Elemento Pea by Molly Smith Metzler. Directed by Shana Gozansky. At Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA, through November 19.

The Fever, written and directed by Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone, created in collaboration with Brandon Wolcott, Emil Abranyan, and Eric Southern. Staged by 600 HIGHWAYMEN and presented by Oberon at 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA, through November 19.

Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo. Directed by James Peter Sotis. Staged by Praxis Stage at the First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA, November 30 through December 17.

At Jordan Hall/New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston

Follen Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington

First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston

Temple Israel of Boston, 477 Longwood Ave, Boston MA

    Coming Attractions: November 19 through December 5 - What Will Light Your Fire
    Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. By The Arts Fuse Staff Film The Teacher November 10 - 29 Various times Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA In a middle school classroom in Bratislava in 1983, a new teacher asks her students to stand up, introduce themselves, and tell her what their parents do for a living.
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Nov 17

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

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Nov 16

Allston Brighton CDC updated their cover phot...

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Nov 16

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!

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Nov 15

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..

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    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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Nov 14

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!

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Nov 14

Porto Maltese to Open in Brookline’s Washington Square This December

...Mediterranean-inspired seafood restaurant, Porto — will take over the space left vacant by the Fireplace (1634 Beacon St.), which shuttered in August after 16 years of operation. Porto Maltese owner Zachary Ostrer told...

The future of the space at the corner of Beacon Street and Washington Street has been uncertain over the past few years. In 2014, the Fireplace owner and chef...

    Porto Maltese to Open in Brookline's Washington Square This December
    Brookline's Washington Square is getting a new Mediterranean-inspired seafood restaurant, according to an article on the Brookline Tab's website. Porto Maltese - no relation to Back Bay's Mediterranean-inspired seafood restaurant, Porto - will take over the space left vacant by the Fireplace (1634 Beacon St.), which shuttered in August after 16 years of operation.
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Nov 14

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.
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Nov 14

Porto Maltese to Open in Brookline's Washington Square, Taking Over the Former Fireplace Space

The address for this upcoming Mediterranean seafood restaurant in Washington Square is: Porto Maltese, 1634 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA, 02446.

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A few months ago, we reported that an upscale Brookline restaurant was closing and that a new seafood spot was looking to take over the space. Now we have learned a bit more about the upcoming eatery that is moving in.
    http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.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.
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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 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
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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

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Nov 05

Coming Attractions: November 5 through 21 — What Will Light Your Fire

At the All Saints Parish Brookline, 1733 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA

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Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA

MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Temperley. Directed by Spiro Veloudos. Staged by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, through November 19.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Based on the novel by Mark Haddon. Adapted by Simon Stephens Directed by Paul Daigneault. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage Company at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street in Boston’s South End, through November 25.

Elemento Pea by Molly Smith Metzler. Directed by Shana Gozansky. At Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA, through November 19.

New and Dangerous Ideas by Christopher Johnson. Directed by Johnson and ​​​​​​​Josh Short. Staged by The Wilbury Theatre Group at 40 Sonoma Court, Providence RI., through November 18.

Robyn is Happy by Michael Elyanow. Directed by Kelly Smith. Staged by the Hub Theatre Company of Boston at the First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA, through November 11.

STORY SLAM! “Words Unleashed,” curated by Paul Farwell. Presented by EC Cabaret at Congregation Eitz Chayim, 136 Magazine St, Cambridge MA on November 11.

The Fever, written and directed by Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone, created in collaboration with Brandon Wolcott, Emil Abranyan, and Eric Southern. Staged by 600 HIGHWAYMEN and presented by Oberon at 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA, November 15 through 19.

New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA

Temple Israel of Boston, 477 Longwood Ave, Boston MA

    Coming Attractions: November 5 through 21 - What Will Light Your Fire
    Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. By The Arts Fuse Staff Film Boston International Kids Film Festival November 5 Arlington Capitol Theatre, Arlington, MA The Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA These are films from around the world, all made either for or by kids, plus hands-on workshops on stop-motion animation, special effects, and GoPro movie-making.
    http://artsfuse.org

Nov 05

Nov 03

October 2017 in Review, From Lobster Rolls to Cider Doughnuts

Emack & Bolio’s (1663 Beacon St., Brookline): This was the last remaining Brookline location of the ice cream chain, which got its start in Brookline in the 1970s.

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Barracuda on the Fly (55 Bromfield St., Downtown Crossing, Boston): A Key West-inspired little sibling to Barracuda Tavern.

Beantown Juice and Tea (32 Kneeland St.): Juices, smoothies, and bubble tea from the people behind the nearby Irashai Sushi.

Beta Burger (1437 Tremont St., Mission Hill, Boston): A permitting issue kept this Mission Hill burger spot out of commission for a few months, but it’s back.

Better Bagels (83 Seaport Blvd., Seaport District, Boston): A popular bagel pop-up gets its first brick-and-mortar location, featuring bagels and bagel sandwiches, as well as coffee and tea.

Bon Me (60 Binney St., East Cambridge): This new location is considered the flagship for the restaurant-and-food-truck group, which serves Vietnamese-inspired sandwiches, noodle bowls, and more.

Casalinga (151 Hanover St., Haymarket, Boston): Pasta with 30 choices of sauce, plus pizza, sandwiches, and more.

Chick-Fil-A (140 Providence Hwy., Dedham): This is the 11th Massachusetts location for the chicken chain.

Dig Inn (Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): There’s another location of this New York-based fast-casual spot just a few blocks away, by Copley Square.

Eventide Fenway (1321 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): Portland’s acclaimed Eventide Oyster Co. now has a fast-casual sibling in Boston, and yes, the brown butter lobster roll is on the menu.

Golden Goose Cafe (65 Atlantic Ave., North End, Boston): Breakfast fare from the owner of Golden Goose Market.

Kings (60 Seaport Blvd., Seaport District, Boston): Bowling, arcade games, pool tables, plenty of televisions, and giant cocktails.

Kōhi Coffee Company (Boston Landing, 80 Guest St., Brighton, Boston): This Provincetown-based cafe has expanded to Brighton’s new Boston Landing development.

Local 338 Bagels & Coffee (1727 Centre St., West Roxbury, Boston): The bagels are made 90% in New York and then shipped to Boston frozen to be finished.

Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar (253 Summer St., Fort Point, Boston): With a location open for years in Back Bay, this sibling to Ruka and Yvonne’s is now in Fort Point as well, serving up Mexican cuisine and a hefty tequila list.

Momi Nonmi (1128 Cambridge St., Inman Square, Cambridge): A modern Japanese izakaya (with plenty of sake) with a touch of Hawaii.

Poke Bento and Beard Papa’s (827 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): Poke bowls and cream puffs in the former Samurai space.

Scorpion Bar and the Grand (58 Seaport Blvd., Seaport District, Boston): A massive Mexican restaurant and nightclub from the Big Night Entertainment Group.

Tatte Bakery & Cafe (1350 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston): Another location joins the growing chain of Tatte cafes; this one spans around 3,000 square feet.

Wicked Bagel Bakery & Deli (171 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington): Bagels and bagel sandwiches, nitro cold brew coffee, and more.

Atlantic Beer Garden (146 Seaport Blvd., Seaport District, Boston): A new development is replacing this nearly decade-old bar.

Cinderella’s (901 Main St., Central Square, Cambridge): The recently renovated Italian spot closed to make way for the construction of a boutique hotel.

Grub (738 Huntington Ave., Mission Hill, Boston): This poutine-oriented spot may now be closed, but sister spot Penguin Pizza will carry some of Grub’s most popular menu items.

Nunzio’s Pizzeria (195 State St., Downtown Boston): A casual pizzeria near the waterfront.

Patty Chen’s Dumpling Room (907 Main St., Central Square, Cambridge): The same construction that shuttered Cinderella’s is closing Patty Chen’s for six to eight months, but when it returns, it’ll have a bigger space and a bar.

Dudley Dough (2302 Washington St., Roxbury, Boston): The Haley House’s fair-wage pizzeria will close at the end of the year due to financial struggles.

Globe Bar & Cafe (565 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): It’s not closing for good; it’s just relocating down the street to the former Rattlesnake space. Relocation dates haven’t been announced yet.

    October 2017 in Review, From Lobster Rolls to Cider Doughnuts
    October 2017 featured a number of hotly anticipated openings, including Eventide Fenway (sibling to the acclaimed Eventide Oyster Co. in Portland, Maine) and the Fort Point location of Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar. It was also a big month for bagels, cafe, and nightlife venues.
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