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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Apparently so. Wicked Local Brookline reports Qdoba has shut its Coolidge Corner outlet.
Finagle-a-Bagel in Coolidge Corner is now Fini-a-bagel.
The Coolidge Corner landmark now serves bad food, which should help free up tables, Local Spice reports:
... One dish, a cheese/apple/bacon omelette was sent back to the kitchen with the waitress, while I somehow ate my Eggs Benedict (with wholly cooked eggs, btw), and left the hard-as-a-rock homefries on the plate.
Jeff Egnaczyk reports that Coolidge Corner's Pizza Republic has thrown in the apron:
... Their slices went great with a Belgian ale on a Friday night. I guess it's back to my old college haunt, My Brother's Place. It's too bad though, Brookline, for all of its dining options, is a little lacking in good pizza joints.
Via Menu Pages.
Driver who plowed into the Coolidge Corner market's parking lot is 82, Wicked Local Brookline reports.
Sean Sullivan left the shutter open for awhile in Coolidge Corner.
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Dennis Fox held a sign in support of Gaza in Coolidge Corner yesterday:
... I had two decent conversations with supporters of Israel that went beyond sloganeering, until in both cases they had enough and moved away. I don't believe such conversations will change many minds, and I doubt that changing individual minds will change Israeli policy, but it was more pleasant than mutual... Read more
It's December and that means it's high shoplifting season in Coolidge Corner. Brookline Police report on three incidents yesterday, including a man allegedly caught trying to leave the Gap with a pair of pants concealed in his pants.
Michael Burstein is curious about a large wooden box with windows and aluminum-lined interior walls holding a log that appeared on the island on Beacon Street between Pleasant and Waldo streets today:
... If I had to guess, I'd say someone is doing an experiment with using sunlight to set the log aflame. But who is doing this, and why? ...
Wicked Local Brookline reports the Coolidge Corner Barnes and Noble is flying the coop when its lease runs out in December, finally leaving Brookline Booksmith in peace.
When not blogging, Michael Burstein writes science fiction. He takes photos of his newest work on the shelf at Brookline Booksmith.