Brighton Avenue

By - 12/9/17 - 10:38 am
Bank robbery suspect

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for the guy they say robbed the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 181 Brighton Ave. in Allston around noon on Tuesday.

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By - 7/18/17 - 11:25 am

Police continue to investigate a June 9 incident outside Patron, 138 Brighton Ave., in which one patron stabbed another. Read more.

By - 5/23/17 - 12:54 pm

The Board of Appeal today approved a 129-unit, six-story apartment building at Brighton Avenue and Linden Street after developers said they would rent no more than a third of the units to students - and not allow students to occupy any unit at a density greater than one student per bedroom. Read more.

By - 3/10/17 - 9:16 pm
Firefighters at Brighton and Harvard avenues in Allston

A fire in the basement of Buk Kyung 2 at the corner of Brighton and Harvard avenues around 8:50 p.m. emptied the restaurant and brought Boston firefighters rushing to the scene. Read more.

By - 9/4/16 - 9:39 pm

Shortly before 9 p.m., Caitlin reports, the Brighton Music Hall on Brighton Avenue lost power - and ushered everybody out. She repaired to Tavern in the Square across the street where, just a few minutes later, the fire alarms began ringing.

By - 8/15/16 - 12:49 am

Around 12:30 a.m. at Brighton Avenue and Cambridge Street. The suspect was described as white, with dark, curly hair, wearing a black shirt and blue jeans. He had a bicycle with him and a black backpack.

By - 6/3/16 - 1:52 pm
Proposed Hamilton Co. building on Brighton Avenue in Allston

Proposed Brighton Avenue building. Existing Hamilton HQ on right.

The Hamilton Co. last night showed off plans for 114 apartment in three buildings - one of them an existing Victorian house - around its Brighton Avenue offices.

At a meeting of the Brighton Allston Improvement Association, Hamilton architect David Hacin said the company would tear down the existing AutoZone building at 45-55 Brighton Ave. and use existing parking lots for two new residential buildings with underground parking as part of its proposed Packard Crossing project. Read more.

By - 5/13/16 - 1:20 pm

The Zoning Board on Tuesday rejected plans for a 130-unit apartment building at the corner of Brighton Avenue and Linden Street that would have been aimed at keeping young professionals in the neighborhood. Read more.

By - 3/23/16 - 10:25 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Bravo Pizza, 160 Brighton Ave., has exited stage left and won't be coming back for an encore.

By - 2/12/16 - 4:39 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday approved a request from Mala, 129 Brighton Ave., to extend its closing time from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Read more.

By - 1/13/16 - 7:38 am
Snow on Brighton Avenue in Allston

OK, it wasn't that much of a storm, but, boy, did it have some big flakes, as Meagan discovered on Brighton Avenue in Allston.

By - 11/26/15 - 9:15 am

Stanley Stacos reports the incident happened on Brighton Avenue near Harvard Avenue. The shooting victim made his way into Patron's for care; the stabbing victim showed up not long after at a local hospital.

By - 11/8/15 - 6:54 pm

Hillary took in a late-afternoon concert on the shores of Jamaica Pond today.

Crit, meanwhile, watched a guy play electric guitar - while riding a skateboard down Brighton Avenue in Allston: Read more.

By - 10/5/15 - 5:15 pm

A Boston health inspector reported today that S & I To Go, 168 Brighton Ave., passed an inspection after being shut last week for a variety of health issues.

By - 9/29/15 - 6:16 pm

UPDATE, 10/5: Inspection passed, gets OK to re-open.

A city health inspector yesterday shut S & I to Go, 168 Brighton Ave., for violations that included cockroaches in the restaurant's supply of sugar and evidence that rodents had gotten into its rice. Read more.

By - 9/1/15 - 9:42 am

Suspect in one of the attacks. Photos via BPD.

Boston Police report a woman was indecently assaulted early Sunday at Harvard and Comm. avenues., two weeks after another woman was similarly attacked at Harvard and Brighton avenues. Read more.

By - 8/23/15 - 12:51 pm

Around 12:30 p.m., they started letting pedestrians cross the street. Photo by Chris Mullen.

Police shut the roads around the intersection of Harvard and Brighton avenues this morning after police found two suspicious packages a block apart. One person was arrested; emergency responders began leaving shortly after 2 p.m.

By - 6/26/15 - 7:31 pm
Proposed building at 89 Brighton Ave. in Allston

Architect's rendering.

A Cambridge developer this week submitted detailed plans to the BRA for replacing an existing car-rental place, small office building and large house at 89 Brighton Ave. with a 138-unit apartment building with 69 spaces for cars - and 142 for bicycles.

In his filing, Noah Maslan of Eden Properties says the building will be aimed at the growing number of small household who would rather ride a bike, rent a car or take a car service than deal with owning their own car in the city. Read more.

By - 6/21/15 - 9:16 am

On Brighton Avenue, near Harvard, around 3 a.m., in an apparent drive-by, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 6/8/15 - 6:47 pm

Allston Village Main Streets is turning 89 Brighton Ave. into a new, if not permanent, community space that will include a two-floor indoor skatepark, a DIY bicycle-repair shop and a vintage market. Read more.