By - 9/14/07 - 8:39 am

Michael Pahre wonders if Allston/Brighton candidates realize the voting blocs run by Naakh Vysoky and Serge Bologov are actually outnumbered by other groups:

... [I]nstitutional expansion opponents; Asian and Brazilian immigrants; graduate students; catholics; the elderly; parents of public school students; Republicans; small business owners; and so on. There's at least as many votes in each of those blocs as there are at Wallingford Road or Portina Road. ...

By - 9/13/07 - 9:07 am

Michael Pahre posts the answers from the six candidates to questions posed and selected by readers of his Brighton Centered.

By - 9/9/07 - 8:13 pm

Boston Police report finding three people shot at 39 Dubois St. in Roxbury around 11:20 p.m. yesterday. All taken to Boston Medical Center; expected to survive.

Meanwhile, over in Brighton, a party at 110 Strathmore Rd. in Brighton allegedly got out of hand way early: Police made their second visit to the place around 11:07 p.m.

By - 9/6/07 - 10:30 am

Dispute over alleged cut off escalated quickly.

Freddy Gerard, 51, of Watertown, charged.

Market and Washington streets

More info.

By - 9/3/07 - 4:00 pm

Edward Morris, 54, of Hyde Park, arrested.

2 Fidelis Way

More info.

By - 8/27/07 - 2:30 pm

Boston Police report arresting an alleged dom and her business associate at 20 Leicester St. on Friday evening after a series of exploratory phone calls:

... "Mistress Gorgeous" then asked the undercover officer "How long do you want, you know my rates" at which time the undercover officer told "Mistress Gorgeous" that he could "only stay for the half hour". "Mistress Gorgeous" then quoted the undercover officer a price of $175.00.

By - 8/14/07 - 11:36 am

Michael Pahre declares it the new Dunkin' Donuts in Oak Square:

... I'm praying for a windstorm. Or that the owners get a conscience.

By - 8/3/07 - 4:53 pm

Tyler Kanaval, 23 and Michelle Mikalsen, 18, were arrested shortly after 2:30 this morning, on charges of armed robbery, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and assault and battery, Boston Police report:

By - 8/3/07 - 2:46 pm

Three gunmen, two masked, burst into a Newton Street home after midnight yesterday, demanding to know where the pot was.

By - 8/3/07 - 2:36 am

Attacked him and tried to steal his cab when he asked them to pay their fare.

Tyler Kanaval, 23 and Michelle Mikalsen, 18, both of Brighton, arrested on several charges.

Commonwealth Ave. and Washington St.

More info.

By - 7/31/07 - 5:37 pm
By - 7/24/07 - 8:18 am

Michael Pahre summarizes them based on last night's debate.

By - 7/22/07 - 10:59 pm

Michael Pahre gives a thumb's up to Smoken' Joe's despite the way the name is spelled. It takes the place of Seoul Food in Brighton Center.

By - 7/20/07 - 4:11 pm

Brighton Centered has the details on a debate Monday, July 23, between candidates for the city-council seat Jerry McDermott is giving up.

By - 7/18/07 - 5:18 pm

I don’t live at Washington St in Brighton.

I don’t have any friends living at Washington St.

I don’t work at Washington St.

I don’t happen to have any reason to be at Washington St. on most days.

Yet, I find myself standing there almost every day thanks to the MBTA.

By - 6/27/07 - 1:31 pm

Michael Pahre wonders how a member of the Boston Redevelopment Authority's Boston College Task Force can fairly judge BC's expansion plans when his son gets a full scholarship at the school. He also ponders why the Tab didn't think this was worth mentioning in a report on a recent rowdy task-force meeting.

By - 6/26/07 - 8:34 am

Michael Pahre notices that outgoing Harvard president Derek Bok's latest report to his board of overseers shows different plans for a planned art warehouse than what Harvard's been telling the community. Pahre's willing to chalk this up to Bok just being totally uninvolved in Harvard's plans for the Allston/Brighton land it's annexed.

By - 6/22/07 - 11:34 pm

Boston Police aren't sure. They report that around 4 p.m. today at 18 Tremont St. in Oak Square, two witnesses:

... reported that they observed three individuals wearing sweaters, camouflaged clothing and ski masks drag a white male off the sidewalk and push him into van. The witnesses alternatively described the suspects’ vehicle as a dark colored van (possibly blue or gray) or SUV and gave a partial registration # of 3528 or a variation thereof belonging to a Virginia license plate ...

By - 6/22/07 - 9:38 am

Cool photo from last night's storm by Mr. Laskowski:

By - 6/14/07 - 9:46 pm

Boston Police report that a woman was punched in the face shortly after midnight by one of two men who robbed her purse at Chestnut Hill Avenue and Strathmore Road. She got a swollen lip, but declined medical attention. Police are looking for two black men in their mid-20's with medium builds.