12 hours ago

Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 23-25

The 23rd Annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival with two-hour screenings from 11 to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. General admission is $9.

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...Southwest Nigeria. (Through February.) “Sanctuary” from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Gallery 263, 263 Pearl St., Cambridgeport – the space’s first national juried exhibition of the year, with some 45 artists...

Fantastic Filming comedy festival from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Central Square. Free.

    Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 23-25
    The 23rd Annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival with two-hour screenings from 11 to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. General admission is $9. The Brattle Theatre hosts its annual school vacation week marathon of classic Warner Bros.
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37 hours ago

Allston Brighton CDC added 6 new photos.

Our Pajama Breakfast Party last night at the #AllBrightCommunityCenter was a hit! These little cutie pies enjoyed clementines and cereal while watching the animated movie Sing. What's your favorite movie to watch in your PJs?


39 hours ago

Oscar eager? Boston Society of Film Critics holds awards event Sunday at The Brattle

...its annual Reception and Awards Program, planned for Sunday at Harvard Square’s Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St.

    Oscar eager? Boston Society of Film Critics holds awards event Sunday at The Brattle
    While we have to wait until March 4 to see what film wins big at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, The Boston Society of Film Critics gives cinema fans a chance to get into the awards season mood early with its annual Reception and Awards Program, planned for Sunday at Harvard Square's Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St.
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6 days ago

Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 16-18

“A Futile and Stupid Gesture” special screening at 10 p.m. Saturday at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Free by downloading a pass here. (Seats are not guaranteed with a pass.)

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“Delirium,” written and performed by Martin Dockery from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square. General admission tickets are $20 (or $23.16 with the online service fee).

Bread and Bones: A Fusion Dance and Concert from 7:30 p.m. Saturday to 12:30 a.m. Sunday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Building 50, also known as the Walker Memorial, 142 Memorial Drive. General admission is $10.

    Five things to do this weekend: Feb. 16-18
    "Delirium," written and performed by Martin Dockery from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square. General admission tickets are $20 (or $23.16 with the online service fee).
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6 days ago

Harvard Square was live.

    Harvard Square
    Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. 55,022 likes · 300 talking about this · 234,342 were here. Welcome! Harvard Square is a world-renowned shopping, dining, cultural and historical destination.
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Feb 15

Harvard’s Getting Quite the Lineup of Doughnuts, Loukoumades, and More

...more details are trickling out about the food vendors that will populate the building at 1350 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. It’s a solid lineup...

...fall along with other 2018 openings slated for the neighborhood, including &Pizza x Milk Bar (1394 Massachusetts Ave.), a partnership between a DC-based pizza chain and New York’s well-known dessert...

...Mt. Auburn St.), an Australia-based burrito chain; and the Longfellow Bar at Alden & Harlow (40 Brattle St....

    Harvard's Getting Quite the Lineup of Doughnuts, Loukoumades, and More
    The news of Harvard University's Smith Campus Center's renovation has been out for a while now - the initial announcement happened way back in 2013 - but with construction nearing its completion, more details are trickling out about the food vendors that will populate the building at 1350 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge.
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Feb 15

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Feb 14

Wishing all of our followers and community me...

Wishing all of our followers and community members lots of love, appreciation, and chocolate today! <3

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Wishing all of our followers and community members lots of love, appreciation, and chocolate today! <3
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Feb 14

Allston Brighton CDC shared Brighton Main Str...

Mark your calendars for May 19!

    2018 Love Your Block spring cleanup
    Come join us for our annual cleanup in neighborhoods across the City of Boston. All groups and individuals must register! Registration will open March 1 and end April 27. After registering, your neighborhood contact will reach out to you with more information. Pickup and dropoff locations for tools Allston - (9 a.m.
    https://www.boston.gov

Feb 14

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Feb 13

We're at 1287B Comm Ave with Senator Brownsbe...

We're at 1287B Comm Ave with Senator Brownsberger for his #Allston Town Hall. Come by to speak with the Senator about topics of importance to you! We're here from 630p-830p #mapoli

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Feb 13

We're at the All Bright Community Center (128...

We're at the All Bright Community Center (1287B Comm Ave) with Senator Brownsberger for his #Allston Town Hall. Come by to speak with the Senator about topics of importance to you! We're here from 630p-830p #mapoli

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Feb 12

Harvard Square was live — at University Luthe...

#wheresdenisetoday #meetyourneighbors #cambridge #unilu #campusministry #Harvard #diversity #artgallery #homelessshelter #studentrun

    Harvard Square
    Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. 55,027 likes · 392 talking about this · 234,254 were here. Welcome! Harvard Square is a world-renowned shopping, dining, cultural and historical destination.
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Feb 12

Harvard Square was live.

    Harvard Square
    Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. 55,027 likes · 392 talking about this · 234,254 were here. Welcome! Harvard Square is a world-renowned shopping, dining, cultural and historical destination.
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Feb 12

Lovin' the Square Valentine's Day Specials in...

Lovin' the Square Valentine's Day Specials in Harvard Square.

    Lovin' the Square Valentine's Specials in Harvard Square
    Saturday, February 10th - Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 Bring those you love to Harvard Square for Valentine's weekend! Join us for romantic dinners, intoxicating cocktails, decadent desserts, intimate concerts, one of kind gifts and so much more! No sitter? No problem! There are lots of fun activities for the kids, too!
    http://www.harvardsquare.com

Feb 12

Plenty of options for your sweet one in Harva...

Plenty of options for your sweet one in Harvard Square!

    Lovin' the Square Valentine's Specials in Harvard Square
    Saturday, February 10th - Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 Bring those you love to Harvard Square for Valentine's weekend! Join us for romantic dinners, intoxicating cocktails, decadent desserts, intimate concerts, one of kind gifts and so much more! No sitter? No problem! There are lots of fun activities for the kids, too!
    http://www.harvardsquare.com

Feb 12

Spoil the one you love with a special dinner ...

Spoil the one you love with a special dinner for two, a romantic love story, an engaging performance or a sweet treat, while taking in the picturesque sights of Harvard Square!

    Lovin' the Square Valentine's Specials in Harvard Square
    Saturday, February 10th - Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 Bring those you love to Harvard Square for Valentine's weekend! Join us for romantic dinners, intoxicating cocktails, decadent desserts, intimate concerts, one of kind gifts and so much more! No sitter? No problem! There are lots of fun activities for the kids, too!
    http://www.harvardsquare.com

Feb 12

Ten Valentine’s Day events to know about, whether shopping, celebrating or rejecting

...Bride” shows at 10 p.m. both nights. Tickets are $9 at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square...

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There’s a “Celebrate Love” pop-up store at Albertine Press, 1309 Cambridge St., Inman Square, with one-stop shopping for floral arrangements by Claudia LaPeña, boxes of...

...Bars made with with crushed Red Hot candies, Vietnamese cinnamon and cayenne at Salt & Olive, 1160 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square, through Wednesday.) Information is here...

Take a lunchtime walk around the Fresh Pond Reservation on Wednesday and hear about “Love in the Animal Kingdom” from a park ranger. The noon to 1 p.m. stroll is rain or shine and and starts at the 250 Fresh Pond Parkway ranger station. Questions? Contact: tpuopolo@cambridgeMA.gov.

“Thorns” is a mix of improv comedy, storytelling, standup, songs, films and rants about love showing at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $18 general admission, or $14 for students.

...of course, there are zombies. It shows at 8 p.m. Wednesday at The Rockwell, 255 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville. Tickets are $18 for students (or $21 with the online service fee...

...on Wednesday, starting in Harvard Square at 4 p.m. and walking to City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, to wrap up at 6 p.m. The young and young at heart...

...Sing-Along is the kind of thing you need, head to the Daddy Jones Bar, 525 Medford St., Magoun Square, Somerville, for a 4 to 6 p.m. break, with Jeff Jams taking...

    Ten Valentine's Day events to know about, whether shopping, celebrating or rejecting
    Valentine's Day is Wednesday, officially. For those participating or opposed, here are some of the more interesting, inexpensive ways to take part. There's a "Celebrate Love" pop-up store at Albertine Press, 1309 Cambridge St., Inman Square, with one-stop shopping for floral arrangements by Claudia LaPeña, boxes of chocolate by EHChocolatier and the Press' own sophisticated cards for loved ones.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

Feb 08

Harvard Square updated their cover photo.

Photo by Denise Jillson

    Harvard Square
    Photo by Denise Jillson
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Feb 06

Allston Brighton CDC shared their album.

It's not #ThrowbackThursday just yet but we're feeling nostalgic. Thanks RE Photography for these All Bright Night 2017 photos and to Warrior Ice Arena for hosting the event!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Thanks to RE Photography for the photos!
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Feb 06

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Feb 03

Harvard Square was live.

Not too chilly for the 10th Annual ‘Some Like it Hot’ Chili Cook-off in the heart of Harvard Square!

    Harvard Square
    Not too chilly for the 10th Annual 'Some Like it Hot' Chili Cook-off in the heart of Harvard Square!
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Feb 03

Allston Brighton CDC shared Brighton Main Str...

What are your priorities for the $20 million/year that will be generated thru the CPA: Affordable housing? Open space improvements? Historical preservation? Join your neighbors on 2/26 & advocate for projects that are needed in #Allston and #BrightonMA! Come out 2/26 & tell us what projects are needed in #Allston and #BrightonMA co-hosted with thanks to Brighton Main Streets Allston Village Main Streets Harvard Ed Portal

    Community Preservation Forum
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Feb 03

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Feb 02

Allston Brighton CDC shared People's Pike's p...

Creative video from ABCDC friend and partner, Galen M. Mook, highlighting community concerns surrounding the I90 Allston Interchange Project. To get involved in the #transitnottraffic campaign, visit peoplespike.org

    Professor Monster Johnson explains the Allston I90 Interchange Project
    More info at www.PeoplesPike.org
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Feb 02

The other big event this weekend, the 10th An...

The other big event this weekend, the 10th Annual Some Like it Hot Chili Cook-off in Harvard Square! Saturday, 1-2:30pm Go Pats! http://www.harvardsquare.com/events/10th-annual-%E2%80%9Csome-it-hot%E2%80%9D-chili-cook

    Harvard Square
    The other big event this weekend, the 10th Annual Some Like it Hot Chili Cook-off in Harvard Square! Saturday, 1-2:30pm Go Pats!...
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Feb 02

Harvard Square updated their cover photo.

Photo by Bill Manley

    Harvard Square
    Photo by Bill Manley
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Feb 02

16 Events Worth Checking Out in February

February 13 and 14 — 4 p.m. — 40 Brattle St., Cambridge — Fresh off its 75th anniversary celebration last November, one of the greatest love stories...

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February 1 — 11:30 a.m. — 1 Kendall Sq., Cambridge — Craft breweries from all over the world will raise a glass of gruit to...

February 2 — 6 p.m. — Seaport World Trade Center, 1 Seaport Lane — If you’re one of those poor bastards who chose to put yourself through “Drynuary...

February 3 — 6 p.m. — 82 Boston St., Boston — Need to laugh those winter blues away? The Polish American Citizens Club of South...

February 3 — 2 p.m. — Warrior Ice Arena, 90 Guest St. — It’s not hyperbole to say that the folks over at Dana-Farber are miracle...

February 7 — 6:30 p.m. — 125 Summer St., Boston — If one of your resolutions for 2018 is to finally learn to code, you...

February 9 — 5 p.m. — 284 Broadway, Cambridge — The days after the Super Bowl are some of the darkest of the year...

February 10 — 10 a.m. — 465 Huntington Ave., Boston — Ring in the Year of the Dog at the Museum of Fine Arts with...

February 11 — 10 a.m. — 100 Hanover St., Boston — And now, for something completely different. This first-ever free festival is expected to...

February 14 — 6 p.m. — 215 Charles St., Boston — I’ve never been a big anti-Valentine’s Day guy because I fully...

February 15 — 6:30 p.m. — 44 Cedric St., Boston — You love cheese. I love cheese. Everyone loves cheese! That being said, how much...

February 22 — 6 p.m. — 700 Boylston St., Boston — What is the role of a public library in 2018? How does the Boston...

February 25 — 9 a.m. — 19 Clarendon St., Boston — It has apparently flown under my radar, but Fitbit Local is running a series...

    16 Boston Events Worth Checking Out in February 2018
    Sure, February is the shortest month and also one of the coldest months around here. But it's also when we start to emerge from our hibernation and get reacquainted with the city around us. If you're one of those #SoberyJanaury people, February is the light at the end of the tunnel.
    https://www.americaninno.com

Feb 02

Theater Review: “Hear Word! Nigerian Woman Talk True” — Speaking Truth to Power

Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True, written by Ifeoma Fafunwa and others. Directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa. Staged by American Repertory Theater, Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA, through February 11.

    Theater Review: "Hear Word! Nigerian Woman Talk True" - Speaking Truth to Power
    Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True, written by Ifeoma Fafunwa and others. Directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa. Staged by American Repertory Theater, Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA, through February 11. By Robert Israel The title of Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True putsthe emphasis on the singular: "woman."
    http://artsfuse.org

Jan 31

Calling All Sneakerheads!

37 Brattle St., Cambridge

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6 Clearway St., Boston

800 Boylston St., Suite #049, Boston

426 Massachusetts Ave., Boston

200 Newbury St., Boston

268 Newbury St., Boston

173 Market St., Brighton

    Calling All Sneakerheads! | BU Today | Boston University
    Americans love their sneakers. According to athletic apparel and sporting goods market research firm SportsOneSourceGroup, the international sneaker market grew 40 percent between 2004 and 2015. In the United States, sneaker sales grew 8 percent in 2015 to a whopping $17.2 billion.
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Jan 30

Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. and New England D...

Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. and New England Development have revealed more details and preliminary renderings for Allston Yards — their proposed 10.6-acre, mixed-use development w/up to 1,050 housing units. The project's initial building would include the new Shop & Shop, 360 housing units (town home-style units and 14 stories of apartments), ground-floor retail, community space, 410 structured parking spaces and on-street parking.

    More details unveiled for giant Stop & Shop project in Allston
    Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. and New England Development have revealed more details and preliminary renderings for Allston Yards - their proposed 10.6-acre, mixed-use development with up to 1,050 housing units, office space, a new flagship store for the grocery chain and other retail, restaurant and fitness uses.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Jan 30

Join the People's Pike in advocating for #Tra...

Join the People's Pike in advocating for #TransitNotTraffic by signing up for this Thunderclap. By signing up, you will agree to have an automatic one-time posting on your social media account on the morning of February 7th. We supported these efforts - please join us! https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/67368-transit-not-traffic Allston Village Main Streets Brighton Main Streets Allston: Rat City LivableStreets Alliance MassBike A Better City Allston Civic Association Boston Cyclists Union

    Transit NOT Traffic
    I just supported Transit NOT Traffic on @ThunderclapIt // @peoplespike
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Jan 29

The illustrious 10th Annual “Some Like it Hot...

The illustrious 10th Annual “Some Like it Hot” Chili Cook-off returns to Harvard Square on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 – a precursor to the Super Bowl! Join us for this festive, fun and FREE outdoor event!

    10th Annual "Some Like it Hot" Chili Cook-off
    th Annual "Some Like it Hot" Chili Cook-off returns to Harvard Square on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 - a precursor to the Super Bowl! Join us for this festive, fun and FREE outdoor event!
    http://www.harvardsquare.com

Jan 28

Coming Attractions: January 28 through February 13 — What Will Light Your Fire

HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True. Written and directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa. Staged by the American Repertory Theater at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, through February 11.

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At the Fenway Gallery, Isabelle Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA, through September 10

At the Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA, February 9 through June 3

Winter Panto, written and performed by Matthew Woods & The Ensemble. Directed by Woods. Staged by imaginary beasts at the Charlestown Working Theater, 442 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown, MA, through February 4.

Shakespeare in Love, Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard. Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall. Directed by Scott Edmiston. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, through February 10.

Road Show, Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by John Weidman Directed by Spiro Veloudos.Co-directed and choreographed by Ilyse Robbins. Music direction by Jonathan Goldberg. Staged by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, through February 11.

The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder. Directed by Josh Short. Music direction by Matt Requintina. Staged by The Wilbury Theatre Group at 40 Sonoma Court, Olneyville, Rhode Island, through February 4.

An Education in Prudence by Stefan Lanfer. Directed by Pascale Florestal. Staged by the Open Theatre Project at St. John’s Church, 1 Roanoke Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA, February 9 through 24.

Nomad Americana by Kira Rockwell. Directed by Damon Krometis. Staged by Fresh Ink at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, February 2 through 17.

...Bard and the human spirit, in the mode of Shakespeare in Love, perhaps. “Set in 1942 Providence, the play follows the women of the fictional Oberon Playhouse, who endeavor to continue with...

At the Emmanuel Church/Lindsey Chapel, 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

At S. Stephen’s Church 114 George Street, Providence, RI

At the First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA

At Brown Hall/New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA

    Coming Attractions: January 28 through February 13 - 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 Produced by the UCLA Film and Television Archive, the series showcases films that have been rescued from extinction.
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Jan 27

Harvard Square was live.

    Harvard Square
    Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. 54,986 likes · 786 talking about this · 233,849 were here. Welcome! Harvard Square is a world-renowned shopping, dining, cultural and historical destination.
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Jan 25

Harvard Square updated their cover photo.

    Harvard Square
    Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. 54,967 likes · 1,242 talking about this · 233,758 were here. Welcome! Harvard Square is a world-renowned shopping, dining, cultural and historical destination.
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Jan 25

Harvard Square was live.

Hasty Pudding Woman of the year, Mila Kunis in Harvard Square!

    Harvard Square
    Hasty Pudding Woman of the year, Mila Kunis in Harvard Square!
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Jan 25

Harvard Square added an event.

The wait is over! The 10th Annual Taste of Chocolate Weekend comes to Harvard Square January 26 – 28. Don’t miss the legendary FREE Chocolate Tasting on Saturday, January 27th from 1pm – 2pm where some of the Square’s most loved restaurants hand out heavenly chocolate treats!

    Free Chocolate Tasting
    The wait is over! The 10th Annual Taste of Chocolate Weekend comes to Harvard Square January 26 - 28. Don't miss the legendary FREE Chocolate Tasting on...
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Jan 25

Brattle Theatre posted 5 photos to Flickr:

Jan 24

Please take action today and tomorrow to supp...

Please take action today and tomorrow to support the $1.7 billion housing bond bill, An Act financing the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents (currently House Bill 4134; originally filed by Representative Kevin Honan and Senator Linda Dorcena Forry). Please sign and share this one-minute action to your State Representative asking them to support the overall bill and to cosponsor three important homelessness-related amendments filed by Representative Marjorie Decker of Cambridge: Amendments #33, #34, and #35. http://bit.ly/2Gbi4kW

Jan 23

Allston Brighton CDC shared Winship Elementar...

Winship Elementary School in Brighton (54 Dighton St. near Brighton Center) is hosting a school preview day on Friday, Feb. 2 from 8:30-10:30 AM for prospective students and parents to visit and learn more about Winship. Parents of current students will be there to answer questions.

    Winship Elementary Preview Day
    Winship Elementary is holding another preview day for prospective students and parents to come visit the school to learn more about all that Winship...
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Jan 23

Allston Brighton CDC shared their event.

Because seven Roadshow sessions weren't enough - we have one more for you! Please join the Allston Brighton CDC and neighborhood advocates for an info session on the Allston Interchange (Mass Pike) Project and find out how you can help us advocate for West Station, better buses, neighborhood friendly/safe streets and other issues which will impact the quality of life for residents for generations to come. Please share with your networks! #TransitNotTraffic

    Allston Interchange Neighborhood Roadshow # 8
    At this information session, we' invite our neighbors to get familiar with the project and join us to write letters highlighting the importance of safer...
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