Brighton

By - 8/14/07 - 11:36 am

Michael Pahre declares it the new Dunkin' Donuts in Oak Square:

... I'm praying for a windstorm. Or that the owners get a conscience.

By - 8/3/07 - 4:53 pm

Tyler Kanaval, 23 and Michelle Mikalsen, 18, were arrested shortly after 2:30 this morning, on charges of armed robbery, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and assault and battery, Boston Police report:

By - 8/3/07 - 2:46 pm

Three gunmen, two masked, burst into a Newton Street home after midnight yesterday, demanding to know where the pot was.

By - 8/3/07 - 2:36 am

Attacked him and tried to steal his cab when he asked them to pay their fare.

Tyler Kanaval, 23 and Michelle Mikalsen, 18, both of Brighton, arrested on several charges.

Commonwealth Ave. and Washington St.

More info.

By - 7/31/07 - 5:37 pm
By - 7/24/07 - 8:18 am

Michael Pahre summarizes them based on last night's debate.

By - 7/22/07 - 10:59 pm

Michael Pahre gives a thumb's up to Smoken' Joe's despite the way the name is spelled. It takes the place of Seoul Food in Brighton Center.

By - 7/20/07 - 4:11 pm

Brighton Centered has the details on a debate Monday, July 23, between candidates for the city-council seat Jerry McDermott is giving up.

By - 7/18/07 - 5:18 pm

I don’t live at Washington St in Brighton.

I don’t have any friends living at Washington St.

I don’t work at Washington St.

I don’t happen to have any reason to be at Washington St. on most days.

Yet, I find myself standing there almost every day thanks to the MBTA.

By - 6/27/07 - 1:31 pm

Michael Pahre wonders how a member of the Boston Redevelopment Authority's Boston College Task Force can fairly judge BC's expansion plans when his son gets a full scholarship at the school. He also ponders why the Tab didn't think this was worth mentioning in a report on a recent rowdy task-force meeting.

By - 6/26/07 - 8:34 am

Michael Pahre notices that outgoing Harvard president Derek Bok's latest report to his board of overseers shows different plans for a planned art warehouse than what Harvard's been telling the community. Pahre's willing to chalk this up to Bok just being totally uninvolved in Harvard's plans for the Allston/Brighton land it's annexed.

By - 6/22/07 - 11:34 pm

Boston Police aren't sure. They report that around 4 p.m. today at 18 Tremont St. in Oak Square, two witnesses:

... reported that they observed three individuals wearing sweaters, camouflaged clothing and ski masks drag a white male off the sidewalk and push him into van. The witnesses alternatively described the suspects’ vehicle as a dark colored van (possibly blue or gray) or SUV and gave a partial registration # of 3528 or a variation thereof belonging to a Virginia license plate ...

By - 6/22/07 - 9:38 am

Cool photo from last night's storm by Mr. Laskowski:

ZAP!
By - 6/14/07 - 9:46 pm

Boston Police report that a woman was punched in the face shortly after midnight by one of two men who robbed her purse at Chestnut Hill Avenue and Strathmore Road. She got a swollen lip, but declined medical attention. Police are looking for two black men in their mid-20's with medium builds.

By - 6/14/07 - 12:09 am

Woman suffered swollen lip but declined medical attention.

Chestnut Hill Ave. and Strathmore Rd.

More info.

By - 5/16/07 - 2:58 pm

On the Redstar Perspective, Leigh mourns the passing of a growing number of locally owned shops and hopes the fun, quirky neighborhood doesn't become another soulless condo warren:

By - 5/15/07 - 9:16 pm

Aunty Scotch offers evidence that, whatever happened, it was not a case of a stupid copper thief blowing himself up.

By - 5/11/07 - 2:56 pm

Buckospal discusses emergency response in the neighborhoods this week:

... One call in Allston a high priority cardiac issue this afternoon found the paramedic unit assigned to the call changed three times. Each of course were coming from well outside of the Allston/Brighton area so any chance of them making the call in a timely manner was simply wishful thinking. ...

By - 4/7/07 - 2:22 pm

Well the countdown begins. Hopefully I will be moving to Roslindale from Brighton on April 28th. I'm gonna miss a lot in Brighton though: