It's been a couple years since Joe Fitzgerald wrote about his house Jew, this woman in Brighton who so loves Christmas. This year, she's enlisted on the war on those nasty atheists who want to take the Christ out of Christmas.
UPDATE: Around 3:35 p.m., Boston Police broke up what appeared to be a brewing altercation related to the earlier incident at Comm. Ave. and Warren - where they also stopped a Green Line trolley in search of somebody on the train. Police arrested several teens.
School Police today detained a student at the Boston Green Academy, 20 Warren St., after they found him with a... Read more
Brilliant Geeks surely does appreciate how Globe Direct is decorating an evergreen in his Brighton yard.
PSF HOLIDAY CELEBRATION FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS
See the popular film
AND IN OUR NEW BALANCE COMMUNITY ROOM
WE WILL OFFER BEER AND WINE FOR SALE TO ADULTS ALONG WITH GOOD CONVERSATION
Date and Time: Saturday, 6 December following the Oak Square Tree Lighting. The event will start at @ 5:45 pm
Place: The Presentation School Foundation Community... Read more
A concerned citizen complains about the bartender at a drinking establishment on Market Street in Brighton:
Bartender is drinking heavily and adding his drinks to patron's tabs.
A developer has filed plans with the BRA to replace a gas station and small office building at 5 Washington St., across from the Whole Foods and next to the Brookline line, with a 145-unit, six-story residential building.
In its filing, Urban Spaces LLC of Cambridge says it would also build a two-level, 105-car garage under the 80-foot-tall building and leave space for new... Read more
Boston Development, which won BRA approval in June to replace the old Cleveland Circle Cinema and the Applebee's with a hotel and an apartment complex, is bringing on a new development partner and plans to limit residents to the silver-haired set.
In a press release, Boston Development and new partner National Development say:
The 162-key hotel and 92-unit residential project with retail... Read more
Boston Police have some questions for these two guys about a housebreak on Lake Street near Glenmont Road in Brighton shortly after 11 a.m. on Tuesday.
Police say a homeowner was taking a shower while a man broke into the house and stole $6,500 worth of electronics, including an iPhone that these two guys were later spotted trying to sell on Geneva Avenue in Dorchester.... Read more
LOCAL FOOD: IS IT HEALTHIER? IS IT BETTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT? WHERE TO FIND IT?
Date and Time: Tuesday, 18 November from 7 to 8 pm
Place: The Presentation School Foundation Community Center, 640 Washington Street. The event will take place in a community room on the buildingâ€™s lower level.
Join Zach Conrad, a PhD Candidate at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy... Read more
Bit of a blackout in parts of the neighborhood tonight.
This video was produced as a pilot for an upcoming BU Today video series featuring Mayor Menino making visits to a variety of diverse, affordable, and local neighborhood restaurants in Boston.
Best part: When Menino goes "Well, gimme my fork back! Jeez!"
A minivan rolled down an inclined driveway on Englewood Avenue in Brighton this morning, flipping on its side on the street and trapping its driver inside, the Boston Fire Department reports.
The department says firefighters arrived around 6:15 a.m. to find the man trapped, his leg outside the minivan. Firefighters were able to extricate him with the help of Jaws of Life and hand... Read more
BC will be shooting off fireworks around 8 p.m. for the amusement of alumni.
The BRA yesterday approved a proposed 101-apartment development on Commonwealth Avenue that would consist mostly of "affordable" units with just 20 rented at market rates.
The building would sit on land owned by the Brighton Marine Health Center at Warren Street.
PREPARING A HEALTHY AND AFFORDABLE MEAL IN A LIMITED AMOUNT OF TIME
Free Food Samples Will Be Provided
Date and Time: Wednesday, 15 October from 7 to 8 pm
Place: The Presentation School Foundation Community Center, 640 Washington Street. The event will take place in the New Balance Community Room.
Join representatives of Whole Foods for this cooking demonstration on preparing a nutritious meal.
Parking... Read more
A PRESENTATION SCHOOL FOUNDATION COMMUNITY FORUM
PUBLIC SAFETY ISSUES IN ALLSTON-BRIGHTON
WITH COMMISSIONER WILLIAM EVANS OF THE BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Date and Time: Tuesday, 7 October from 7 to 8 pm
Place: The Presentation School Foundation Community Center, 640 Washington Street
Join Commissioner Evans for a discussion of public safety issues in Allston-Brighton. The presentation will include a question and answer period.... Read more
A Brighton Municipal Court jury yesterday convicted John Biesiot, 36, of Chicago, on 15 counts of vandalism for incidents in 2008 and 2010 that left several T cars tagged up with nom de paint of Wyse, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Judge David Driscoll sentenced Biesiot to a year and a day in the Suffolk County House of Corrections, and will hold a... Read more
Boston Lens warched the sun go down over the Chestnut Hill Reservoir this evening.