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 can integrate it into its own Web site.
Or maybe, as Turlach MacDonagh, who took this photo, suggests, Brookline needs to provide an extra pickup after Sept. 1.
The Small Boston Kitchen is loving the Meat House, a new meaterie in Coolidge Corner.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Joel Brown has the details on an award in which the recipient does not have to dress in drag.
A Proper Bostonian finds plenty to like in the Brookline neighborhood, but, in the end, decides she still likes her Back Bay more.
Samantha Star snapped a photo of some burning Green Line tracks in Coolidge Corner around 6 p.m. today.
The pieces all fell into place when the woman who allegedly stole a bunch of puzzles from a Coolidge Corner store returned and store employees recognized her, Wicked Local Brookline reports, adding that, at first, the woman refused to acknowledge the jigsaw was up.
Wicked Local Brookline reports a woman hit by a car on Sept. 10 at Longwood Avenue has died.
Wicked Local Brookline has the details.
Wicked Local Brookline reports on the early morning attack.
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