Coolidge Corner

By - 10/29/13 - 7:12 am

The very first dead-train alert of the morning showed up at 5:23 a.m. for a train at Ashmont that just refused to throw off the covers and get up (and it was followed not long after by a similar report of a recalcitrant trolley at Coolidge Corner).

By - 10/28/13 - 7:56 am

The deceased train is at Harvard; platforms at other stations are filling rapidly.

Green Line trolleys, meanwhile, died at Coolidge Corner and near Copley Square.

By - 3/26/13 - 5:14 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports police arrested two Roxbury residents on charges they shoplifted 19 packs of Orbit gum from a Coolidge Corner store. Fabulous.

By - 3/19/13 - 7:09 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports on all the easement-type changes the cinema is seeking from Town Meeting to build a new screening room.

By - 1/21/13 - 9:42 am

Trader Joe's suspects

Brookline Police have posted photos of two women they say are targeting other women in Coolidge Corner for some pickpocketing.

On Thursday, a woman had her credit card snatched at the Trader Joe's around 5:50 p.m. Just 19 minutes later, the two suspected thieves racked... Read more

By - 1/10/13 - 1:08 pm

Track fire

Neville Williams took this photo of smoking Green Line tracks at Coolidge Corner around 12:40 p.m., around the time the T was issuing an alert about delays due to "fire department activity" in Coolidge Corner.... Read more

By - 12/25/12 - 8:27 pm

Missing TessaMissing Tessa

The writer writes tonight:

[O]ur recent and beloved rescue dog, Tessa, jumped the fence in Brookline and has been roaming through the wilds of Coolidge Corner for the last 24 hours. It's possible she's staying in some good Samaritan's home right now or has tucked herself away

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By - 11/30/12 - 8:23 am

Sinn Fein sticker in Coolidge Corner

Turlach MacDonagh says he was a bit startled to see this sticker the other day in Coolidge Corner, which he notes is "one of the least Irish parts of the Boston area."

Copyright Turlach MacDonagh. Posted in the... Read more

By - 9/24/12 - 10:28 am

Car with lashes

Turlach MacDonagh spotted a Smart Car with wicked big lashes in Coolidge Corner yesterday.

Copyright Turlach MacDonagh. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 4/27/12 - 3:07 pm

Brookline Booksmith announced today it's bought out the Globe Corner Bookstore - which had become an online-only venture - and is using its assets to open a "Globe Corner Travel Annex" at its Coolidge Corner store.

The move means impending travelers can now buy any of 2,000 different maps of regions around the world. globecorner.com remains a separate Web site, at least until Booksmith... Read more

By - 11/17/11 - 10:32 pm

Unicorn in a bank

And with interest rates like these, I can see why.

Turlach MacDonagh spotted this unicorn at the Brookline Bank in Coolidge Corner this evening, either because he was part of the Brookline First Light Festival or he was just horsing around.

Copyright... Read more

By - 11/12/11 - 5:25 pm

Bumpa stickahsBumpa stickahs

Charles McEnerney spotted this car in Coolidge Corner today.... Read more

By - 11/8/11 - 6:37 am

The line at midnight in Coolidge Corner for Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3.

Via Kevin Wang.

By - 9/5/11 - 10:54 pm

Boxes and boxes and boxesScene at a Coolidge Corner parking lot today.

Or maybe, as Turlach MacDonagh, who took this photo, suggests, Brookline needs to provide an extra pickup after Sept. 1.

Copyright Turlack MacDonagh. Tagged as universalhub on Flickr.... Read more

By - 3/23/11 - 7:03 pm

Track fire in Coolidge Corner

Sara watched the burning tracks in Coolidge Corner shortly before 7 p.m. today.

Channel 4 reports one trolley drove right over the fire - on purpose.... Read more

By - 9/14/10 - 1:27 pm

The Small Boston Kitchen is loving the Meat House, a new meaterie in Coolidge Corner.

The star of the store is undoubtedly the enormous meat cases that line the left hand side of the store. Rows and rows of salivation inducing brightly blushing meats of varying size and shape and all at very reasonable prices are the main draw here. From specialty cuts and

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By - 8/21/10 - 11:13 am

Linda reports that on Sept. 17, four parking spaces on either side of Harvard Street by the Upper Crust and the Friendly's will become impromptu parks:

In front of Upper Crust Pizza and the Coolidge Corner Theater there will be a colorful activity center with games and "movies" showing pavement to parks improvements from around the country.

Across the street, in front of Friendly's

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

Megan Johnson took his photo. If he suffers an unfortunate accident, somebody should rush him to Faneuil Hall and pour his remains on top of the giant macaroni noodle now balanced there.

By - 3/16/10 - 8:20 pm

The owners of a chain of "contemporary Asian" restaurants called Buddakan has sued a brand-new "Modern Asian Fusion" restaurant in Brookline called Buddachen for alleged trademark infringement.

Although Buddakan only has outlets in Philadelphia, Atlantic City and New York, it alleges people would be confused by Buddachen, which opened just this month at 1223 Beacon St. in Brookline (site of the former Jae's).... Read more

By - 3/3/10 - 10:18 pm

Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme was in Brookline yesterday to receive the Coolidge Award. His latest performance film, Neil Young Trunk Show, had its New England premier at Coolidge Corner Theatre on Monday as part of the Coolidge Award festivities. Read more...

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