Allston

By - 8/26/17 - 10:59 am
Guy paid for parking, still got a ticket

Mike Cauley shows us the $25 ticket he got at 9:33 a.m. today for parking on Comm. Ave. in Allston despite having used the city parking app to pay for parking between 8 a.m. and 10:02 a.m.

15/16 cars had tickets. No checking of payment via the app. Technology should add convenience not be troublesome

By - 8/24/17 - 9:23 am
Early Allston Christmas

Ari Ofsevit drove around Allston this week and found the locals already getting ready for the big holiday.

Meanwhile, Jenni K. discovers not everybody's clear on the concept of Allston Christmas: Read more.

By - 8/21/17 - 2:09 pm
Eclipse over Allston

Bob posted this photo of the eclipse over Allston, shortly after 2 p.m.

Meanwhile, over at MIT: Read more.

By - 8/17/17 - 10:54 am

"Moderate" delays on the Green Line out to BC due to a trolley that died where B Line trolleys always seem to die - at the curve at Packard's Corner, the MBTA advises.

By - 8/12/17 - 10:27 am

The MBTA is rolling out the buses to replace B Line service between Babcock and Washington due to a trolley that thought it could, but it couldn't.

By - 8/3/17 - 9:45 am

Raymond Montoya, 69, was arraigned in federal court yesterday on charges he defrauded family members and friends out of millions of dollars in a bogus investment scheme over the last eight years. Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 12:54 am

Yeah, yeah, but the state really means it this time: The Charles River Basin is full of toxic cyanobacteria, which could make you feel pretty bad - and kill your dog, so be especially careful to keep Fido away from the water.

The state warning went into effect Tuesday.

More info on cyanobacteria from the state.

By - 7/30/17 - 6:44 pm
People and dogs on Charles River paddle boards

Chris watched two people on paddle boards with dogs along the Allston shoreline today.

By - 7/26/17 - 9:30 pm
Workers getting Comm. Ave. bridge ready to be blocked

Workers gearing up to shut off traffic. Photo by Greg Hum.

The long awaited, little anticipated shutdown of the Comm. Ave. bridge began at 9 p.m., affecting motorists, Green Line and bus riders, Worcester Line riders and the braver souls heading to Springfield and Chicago on Amtrak. Boston Magazine runs down the details of the work, which the state says is pretty necessary on account of the bridge falling apart.

By - 7/20/17 - 9:42 am

A federal appeals court yesterday upheld David Jackson's conviction on charges he killed a man during a Brainerd Road drug robbery by firing a shotgun into the back of his head in April, 1990. Read more.

By - 7/18/17 - 8:15 pm

Josh Oberler shows us what he saw when a camper driver backed up after realizing there was no way forward for him or her on Storrow inbound this afternoon.

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 - 7/15/17 - 11:46 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for a guy they say picked up a woman at Harvard Avenue and Gardner Street around 2:15 this morning and then sexually attacked her. Read more.

By - 7/11/17 - 9:50 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the B Line due to a trolley meeting its maker at Packards Corner.

By - 7/3/17 - 9:04 am
House as art in Allston

Fresh coat of paint. Photo by Turlach MacDonagh.

Designboom gives us a tour of 273 Western Ave. in Allston, which a pair of Baltimore artists used as a canvas. The house in more boring days.

Earlier:
A different breed of house painters in Jamaica Plain.

By - 6/29/17 - 9:41 am
Community is Lower Allston: Sign on the pedestrian bridge over the Mass. Turnpike

Turlach MacDonagh spotted this impromptu installation on the pedestrian bridge over the turnpike that connects Lower Allston to the rest of Allston.

By - 6/27/17 - 8:08 pm
After the storm in Allston

Brandon Browser went outside after the storm passed.

So did a lot of other people: Read more.

By - 6/23/17 - 10:20 am
Badly done graffiti in Allston

You call that a signature? Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report officers prowling the back lanes of Allston in search of spray-painting taggers found one behind the Five Guys on Comm. Ave. at Harvard around 1:30 a.m. yesterday: Read more.

By - 6/14/17 - 1:55 pm

In fact, the T is now running buses between Babcock and Washington streets on the B line due to a deceased trolley at Warren Street.