Brighton

By - 9/17/17 - 6:00 pm

But this is Brighton, so one can only stare in amazement at this listing for a $75,000 deeded parking space. Brighton.

H/t Rick.

By - 9/17/17 - 12:43 pm
Foggy Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Daniel Glasser went for a morning walk around the Chestnut Hill Reservoir.

Damaskin did the same thing, but in the Public Garden: Read more.

By - 9/8/17 - 3:08 pm
Architect's rendering of 99 Tremont St.

Architect's rendering of 99 Tremont St.

Developer Jim Keliher had two pieces of good news for members of the Brighton-Allston Civic Association last night: He's decided to sell the 62 units at his new two-building complex at 99 Tremont St. in Brighton as condos rather than rent them as apartments - and he will include language in the initial condo-association rules that purchasers are barred from renting them out on Airbnb and similar services. Read more.

By - 9/8/17 - 9:25 am

The owners of four suburban sushi and Japanese-grill restaurants in the suburbs have proposed turning the vacant old Citibank branch at 1924 Beacon St. into their latest restaurant. Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 10:56 pm
Proposal for the old Pig 'N Whistle

Attorney Paul Rufo and diner owner Robert Zaffreo hold up possible renderings.

Robert Zoffreo of Belmont, who now owns the shuttered Pig 'N Whistle Diner on North Beacon Street near Market Street, tonight showed off preliminary plans for re-opening the 70-seat place - to hearty applause from the members of the Brighton-Allston Improvement Association, who are mostly old enough to remember it from its heyday before it closed in 2002. Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 9:36 pm
Bananas love the New England Patriots

This guy stood on the traffic island in Brighton Center early this evening, rooting on the Patriots, and, we suspect, settling a bet.

By - 9/5/17 - 10:15 am

Boston Police report arresting an East Boston man and a couple of alleged MS-13 pals in relation to a series of attacks in Brighton - and that the East Boston man is wanted for a murder last month in Perth Amboy, NJ. Read more.

By - 9/3/17 - 10:13 pm

UPDATE: Teenager arrested.

WFXT reports on a crash on Washington Street at Dickinson Road in Brighton tonight that sent two women to the hospital. The driver may have abandoned his vehicle and fled on a T bus.

By - 8/31/17 - 10:28 am
Firefighters at 4 Vinal St. in Brighton

4 Vinal St. Photo by Eliot.

A fire in a courtyard at 4 Vinal St., off Allston St. around 6:45 a.m. sent residents out onto the street until firefighters knocked it down.

According to the Boston Fire Department: Read more.

By - 8/30/17 - 2:37 pm
132 Chestnut Hill Ave. proposal

Architect's rendering

The Board of Appeal yesterday approved plans by Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly to replace a condemned house at 132 Chestnut Hill Ave. with 61 affordable apartments for the elderly - with 7 set aside for people who have been homeless for a long time. Read more.

By - 8/25/17 - 12:26 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered a five-day suspension for Agoros Bar and Grille on Chestnut Hill Avenue for a July 14 incident in which BPD detectives found three underage BC students enjoying some draft Bud Light. Read more.

By - 8/24/17 - 8:14 pm

A pissed off citizen files a complaint that Comcast has plastered every last square inch of vertical surface in Cleveland Circle with ads:

Comcast has posted flyers on trees, electrical boxes, my door, the cars. We get it. Comcast sells cable. This has to be littering. I asked them to stop and they told me to "duck" off. The rule is "post no bills".

By - 8/22/17 - 11:51 am

Boston Police detectives report finding three underage Boston College students - one just 19 - quaffing draft Bud Light at Agoros Bar and Grill, 356 Chestnut Hill Ave., early on July 14. Read more.

By - 8/18/17 - 12:01 pm
Brighton courthouse steps

Steps o' doom.

Longtime Brighton residents are starting to forget a time when the front steps of Brighton Municipal Court didn't look like the aftermath of a meteor strike.

State officials keep promising to fix the steps, but don't because they keep finding more things wrong with the courthouse that also need fixing and keep throwing those things onto an ever expanding project list. Read more.

By - 8/12/17 - 10:27 am

The MBTA is rolling out the buses to replace B Line service between Babcock and Washington due to a trolley that thought it could, but it couldn't.

By - 8/8/17 - 12:28 pm

A man who accused the woman behind him in line at the Cleveland Circle Dunkin' Donuts of stealing his wallet was arrested after the woman and witnesses said he went beyond accusing her and and started frisking her. Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 12:54 am

Yeah, yeah, but the state really means it this time: The Charles River Basin is full of toxic cyanobacteria, which could make you feel pretty bad - and kill your dog, so be especially careful to keep Fido away from the water.

The state warning went into effect Tuesday.

More info on cyanobacteria from the state.

By - 7/28/17 - 11:22 am

Joseph Rachal, 65, of Everett, was sentenced today to 101 months in federal prison for holding up a Brighton Center bank branch at gunpoint in 2015, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/21/17 - 11:26 am

UPDATE: The restaurant passed a re-inspection and can open again.

ISD ordered MDM Noodles, 351 Washington St., shut earlier this week for violations that included flounder and un-canned Spam not being kept cool enough, cooked lamb not being kept warm enough, a lack of adequate hand-washing facilities for workers and rat droppings on the floor of a closet at the end of the area where hot foods are prepared. Read more.

By - 7/16/17 - 7:17 pm

Boston College has a Center for Centers to support all the centers it runs.

Via Jonathan Grieg and Chris Devers.