Mt. Washington Bank, 181 Brighton Ave., held up around 3:50 p.m. by a white guy in a white Red Sox sweatshirt with red trim, wearing glasses a black hat. He waved a black handgun at tellers as he demanded money. He may have run towards Cambridge Street.
Around 9:25 p.m., somebody drove onto the B Line tracks at Brighton and Commonwealth avenues and then didn't move anymore.
Service is now halted until the T can get a tow truck to pull the car off the tracks.
Scott Matalon says he came home from a weekend trip to find Harvard and Brighton avenues plastered with signs banning parking on Wednesday and Thursday between 4 p.m. and 2 a.m.
Matalon, owner of Stingray Body Art and president of Allston Village Main Streets, says the move is not just annoying, in an area miles from past championship violence - it's a business killer, because... Read more
Turlach MacDonagh spotted these rental trucks parked on Brighton Avenue in Allston, just down the street from the Budget lot, busy in preparation for Allston Christmas.
A manager at Tavern in the Square in Allston had to explain to the Boston Licensing Board today why nobody at the Brighton Avenue bar called police after a patron had a beer bottle thrown at his head and another was tossed to the sidewalk outside and kicked by bouncers on March 16.
That's because none of it happened, manager Patrick Dylan told board members... Read more
The Allston Tavern in the Square has changed its music late at night in an attempt to ward off "a different neighborhood crowd" that has been causing trouble, its lawyer told the Boston Licensing Board today.
Attorney Robert Allen made his comments during a hearing on one of four separate incidents between December and Feburary during which punches were thrown, people were taken to the... Read more
A manhole fire right at Brighton and Harvard avenues has caused power outages in the area. The city is also urging motorists to avoid the area, unless they like sitting in gridlock.
Preliminary investigation suggests an MBTA bus did come in contact with the victim. There is no indication that the driver or any of the passengers on the bus knew anyone was struck. At this time, no charges have been filed.... Read more
One tow company lies in wait there, the Globe explains.
Jim reports on, photographs the aftermath of 2:30 a.m. accident on Brighton Avenue, in which the motorcyclist skidded out and wound up with his motorcycle on top of him.
The owner of the Hess station at 90 Brighton Ave. goes before the Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday, April 7 to seek permission to sell gas and run a convenience store around the clock.
At the convenience of the board, if not any interested residents who work for a living, the hearing starts at 9:30 a.m. in Room 801 at City Hall.... Read more