9 hours ago

Closely watched ruling on affordable housing goes against investors fighting return of units

The return of affordable housing at 808-812 Memorial Drive to ownership by Homeowner’s Rehab Inc. was eased by a Friday ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court. (Photo: Google)

The 808-812 Memorial Drive project at the corner of River Street and Memorial Drive includes 211 apartments for low-income tenants and 89 market-rate units, as well as...

    Closely watched ruling on affordable housing goes against investors fighting return of units
    A decision by the state's highest court allows a major affordable housing developer in Cambridge to buy back its Memorial Drive project at a below-market price from private investors that had helped finance the development in return for tax breaks. The Friday ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court upheld the right of Homeowner's Rehab Inc.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

14 hours ago

☀ Allston Brighton CDC: June Newsletter - W...

☀ Allston Brighton CDC: June Newsletter - We’re pleased to share with you what we’ve been up to this past month, upcoming events and opportunities to get involved, and a spotlight on our incredible community partner, Etta. #Allston #BrightonMA #AllstonBrightonhttps://mailchi.mp/allstonbrightoncdc/allston-brighton-cdc-june-newsletter

    Allston Brighton CDC
    ☀ Allston Brighton CDC: June Newsletter - We're pleased to share with you what we've been up to this past month, upcoming events and opportunities to get involved, and a spotlight on our incredible...
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17 hours ago

#PrideMonth may be nearing its end, but our p...

#PrideMonth may be nearing its end, but our pride in Central Square lives on all year round. 🌈 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: @yvonceknowles on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Central Square Business Association, Cambridge, MA. 2,368 likes · 61 talking about this · 209 were here. The Central Square Cultural District is a...
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41 hours ago

We have two openings in The Homebuying Mentor...

We have two openings in The Homebuying Mentors® department: Manager and Coordinator of Financial Coaching and Homeownership Programs! Please see our website for more details and how to apply: http://allstonbrightoncdc.org/about-us/jobs/ #Allston #BrightonMA

    Jobs
    Thank you for your interest in joining the Allston Brighton CDC team. Check out our open job opportunities below. Financial Coaching and Homeownership Programs Manager Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation (Allston Brighton CDC) seeks a Manager for its Financial Coaching and Homeownership Education and Counseling Programs. These programs help people in our community to increase their understanding of credit, debt, savings, budgeting, and the homeownership process, with the goals of building assets, stabilizing housing situations, and preparing for and achieving homeownership.
    http://allstonbrightoncdc.org

3 days ago

Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to...

Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to us over the years and we are so appreciative for their ongoing support. Special thanks to Bob for stopping by today and for Wells Fargo's unwavering commitment to the #Allston #BrightonMA community!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to us over the years and we are so appreciative for their ongoing support. Special thanks to Bob for stopping by today and for Wells Fargo's unwavering...
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3 days ago

Last call! Our open meeting to discuss the po...

Last call! Our open meeting to discuss the potential of Central Square becoming a Business Improvement District will take place tonight at Workbar at 6pm. Get your last-minute RSVP in: Central Square BID Community Meeting

    Central Square Business Association
    Last call! Our open meeting to discuss the potential of Central Square becoming a Business Improvement District will take place tonight at Workbar at 6pm. Get your last-minute RSVP in: Central...
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Jun 14

Get a taste of Greece without traveling acros...

Get a taste of Greece without traveling across the globe! #CSBA member Saloniki Greek has new craft cocktails at their #CentralSQ location 🍹 📷: @sous.tysonian on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Get a taste of Greece without traveling across the globe! #CSBA member Saloniki Greek has new craft cocktails at their #CentralSQ location 🍹 📷: @sous.tysonian on Instagram
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 14

The 15 Lobster Dishes Every Bostonian Must Eat

269 Putnam Ave., Cambridge, 617-876-0451, aliveandkickinglobsters.com.

This article has 12 other Boston locations (Show)

88 Sleeper St., South Boston, 617-426-2722, barkingcrab.com.

1321 Boylston St., Boston, 617-545-1060, eventideoysterco.com.

500 Commonwealth Ave., Kenmore Square, Boston, 617-532-5300, islandcreekoysterbar.com.

660 Cambridge St., Cambridge, 617-945-2576, loyalninecambridge.com.

63 Salem St., Boston, 617-742-3474, neptuneoyster.com.

281 Dartmouth St., Back Bay, Boston, 617-267-0691, saltiegirl.com.

4 Tyler St., Chinatown, Boston, 617-482-1116, peachfarmboston.com.

258 Saratoga St., Boston, 617-567-7412, rinosplace.com.

The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St., Boston, 617-536-2100, scampoboston.com.

149 Alewife Brook Pkwy., Cambridge, 617-520-9500, 50 Dalton St., Boston, 617-867-9955, summershackrestaurant.com.

149 Alewife Brook Pkwy., Cambridge, 617-520-9500, 50 Dalton St., Boston, 617-867-9955, summershackrestaurant.com.

370 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 617-536-7200, uni-boston.com.

    The 15 Lobster Dishes Every Bostonian Must Eat
    From the best lobster roll in Boston, to sweet and delicate lobster sushi and the most pillowy, decadent lobster and cheese ravioli, these 15 dishes are the city's iconic takes on New England shellfish. It's the definitive guide to where to eat lobster in Boston.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

Jun 13

Allston Brighton CDC posted 3 photos.

Come on down to @aeronautallston and tell us what you love about #Allston #BrightonMA! @ Zone 3

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.
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Jun 13

Allston Brighton CDC shared Zone 3's photo.

Apply now if you're an artist in or connected to #Allston!

    Zone 3
    Zone 3 added a new photo.
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Jun 12

It may only be Tuesday, but we’re ready for t...

It may only be Tuesday, but we’re ready for the weekend. #DrinkLocal with us at the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts’ 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest this Saturday (6/16)! We’ll be tasting local beers, ciders, and meads. Details & tickets: http://bit.ly/2J9aVqu

    Central Square Business Association
    It may only be Tuesday, but we're ready for the weekend. #DrinkLocal with us at the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts' 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest this Saturday (6/16)! We'll be...
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Jun 12

mike01905 posted 18 photos to Flickr:

Jun 10

Sundays are for the #CentralFlea! Shop, eat, ...

Sundays are for the #CentralFlea! Shop, eat, and drink local at University Park from 11am to 5pm. Details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: @cosmiccultvintage on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Sundays are for the #CentralFlea! Shop, eat, and drink local at University Park from 11am to 5pm. Details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: @cosmiccultvintage on Instagram
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Jun 08

Central Square Business Improvement District Campaign

Central Square Business Improvement District Campaign

    Central Square Business Improvement District Campaign
    The CSBA is kicking off our campaign to become a Business Improvement District (BID)! Come learn what a BID is, why Central Square is aiming to become a BID, and find out more about process & team behind these efforts.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

Jun 07

Summer calls for drinking outside. We’re prou...

Summer calls for drinking outside. We’re proud to sponsor the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts' 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest on Saturday, June 16th! Join us at University Park for unlimited tastings of beers, ciders, and meads. Details & tickets: http://bit.ly/2J9aVqu

    Central Square Business Association
    Summer calls for drinking outside. We're proud to sponsor the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts' 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest on Saturday, June 16th! Join us at University Park...
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Jun 06

Allston Brighton CDC shared Brighton Main Str...

    Brighton Main Streets
    "Partly in response to the increased pace of development in recent years, the BPDA, in collaboration with the Boston Transportation Department, will commence a mobility study focused on strategies to...
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Jun 06

One of our favorite parts about #CentralSQ: t...

One of our favorite parts about #CentralSQ: there is ALWAYS something to do! See what's going on in the neighborhood this month in our latest CSBA newsletter (and subscribe if you haven't already)!

    It's going to be a busy month in #CentralSQ!
    The CSBA is a proud sponsor of the Sustainable Business Network's 7th Annual Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest! Join us as we enjoy unlimited tastings of local beers, ciders, and meads. **CSBA members can take $10 off their ticket with the code CSBA10 at checkout!** Saturday, June 16 * University Park (91 Sidney St.)
    https://mailchi.mp

Jun 05

We’re excited to have the BIO International C...

We’re excited to have the BIO International Convention in Boston & Cambridge for #BIO2018! Looking to explore more while you’re in town? We’ve got your full guide to #CentralSQ on the Life Sciences Corridor’s blog:

    The Wonders of Central Square
    From the friendly folks who walk the streets to the ever-changing art in Graffiti Alley, every day in Central Square brings something new. Read through to get your guide to a day in the neighborhood from those who know it best - the folks at the Central Square Business Association (CSBA).
    http://lifesciencescorridor.com

Jun 03

Central Square Business Association added 4 n...

No #SundayFunday is complete without a stop at the Lamplighter Brewing Co. Beer Garden 🍺☀️ Who are you taking on the #CentralFlea with today!?

    Central Square Business Association
    Central Square Business Association added a new photo.
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May 31

"This bill will help expand our commitment to...

"This bill will help expand our commitment to ensuring residents across the Commonwealth have more access to quality, safe and #affordablehousing." - Charlie Baker We're so proud to join affordable housing advocates from across the state in celebration of the signing of the $1.8 billion Housing Bond Bill at Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly in #BrightonMA!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    "This bill will help expand our commitment to ensuring residents across the Commonwealth have more access to quality, safe and #affordablehousing." - Charlie Baker We're so proud to join affordable...
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May 31

Making weekend plans is easy when the #Centra...

Making weekend plans is easy when the #CentralFlea is every Sunday 🕶 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Making weekend plans is easy when the #CentralFlea is every Sunday 🕶 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram
    https://www.facebook.com

May 27

Long weekend vibes 🙌 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷:...

Long weekend vibes 🙌 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: @ri.le on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Long weekend vibes 🙌 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: @ri.le on Instagram
    https://www.facebook.com

May 26

May 25

Heads up, #CentralSQ! Due to the weather fore...

Heads up, #CentralSQ! Due to the weather forecast and holiday weekend, we have decided to cancel this weekend’s #CentralFlea. Enjoy the long weekend! Be sure to visit us when we pick it back up on June 3rd: bit.ly/CentralFlea2018

    Central Square Business Association
    Heads up, #CentralSQ! Due to the weather forecast and holiday weekend, we have decided to cancel this weekend's #CentralFlea. Enjoy the long weekend! Be sure to visit us when we pick it back up on...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 25

#MemorialDayWeekend plans: stuntin’ at the #C...

#MemorialDayWeekend plans: stuntin’ at the #CentralFlea. 🕶 Every Sunday from 11am to 5pm! 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    MemorialDayWeekend plans: stuntin' at the #CentralFlea. 🕶 Every Sunday from 11am to 5pm! 📷: @etalley_ on Instagram
    https://www.facebook.com

May 24

Allston Brighton CDC added 5 new photos.

#TBT to the Commonwealth Tenant Association Candidate's Night last week: Allston Brighton CDC staff and volunteers have been working alongside residents of the Commonwealth Apartments and the Boston Housing Authority on their tenant elections. We're so excited to be a part of their leadership development process!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Allston Brighton CDC added a new photo.
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May 23

With all the public art in #CentralSQ, there’...

With all the public art in #CentralSQ, there’s a photo op at every corner 👑 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: Art and Seeking

    Central Square Business Association
    With all the public art in #CentralSQ, there's a photo op at every corner 👑 #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: Art and Seeking
    https://www.facebook.com

May 21

Fresh food coming through! #CSBA member Viale...

Fresh food coming through! #CSBA member Viale is now serving lunch every Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. See the menu: bit.ly/LunchAtViale 📷: @super9v on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Fresh food coming through! #CSBA member Viale is now serving lunch every Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. See the menu: bit.ly/LunchAtViale 📷: @super9v on Instagram
    https://www.facebook.com

May 21

Allston Brighton CDC shared Allston ForwardMa...

We love seeing residents of Allston Brighton CDC housing giving back - that's Arthur on the far right!

    Allston ForwardMass
    Our monthly volunteer day at Cradles to Crayons!
    https://www.facebook.com

May 19

Fingers crossed for clear skies tomorrow! We’...

Fingers crossed for clear skies tomorrow! We’ll be rocking the #CentralFlea with from 11am to 5pm at University Park. More details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: Graffito SP

    Central Square Business Association
    Fingers crossed for clear skies tomorrow! We'll be rocking the #CentralFlea with from 11am to 5pm at University Park. More details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: Graffito SP
    https://www.facebook.com

May 17

#ThankYouThursday: Generous supporters like T...

#ThankYouThursday: Generous supporters like The Hamilton Company and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board ensure that the 1,000+ residents of our affordable housing have access to case management, referrals, leadership development opportunities (as pictured), financial coaching, and more. Thank you for your contributions to the #Allston #BrightonMA community!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    ThankYouThursday: Generous supporters like The Hamilton Company and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board ensure that the 1,000+ residents of our affordable housing have access to case management,...
    https://www.facebook.com

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