Allston

By - 2/3/16 - 10:40 pm
Raccoons in Allston

John reports he looked out on his Comm. Ave. porch (near Fordham) tonight and saw these two bandits. His third-floor porch.

By - 1/20/16 - 12:26 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owner of a bar being built in Allston buy a billiards table.

In a holdover from the days when authorities worried about the corrupting influences of billiards on young men, the board controls who can offer pool or sippio tables to customers. Read more.

By - 1/18/16 - 9:26 am

Starting with a recap of all the changes in Allston in its absence, before getting back to chronicling the stuff the Chamber of Commerce wouldn't want you to see, if Allston had a Chamber of Commerce.

By - 1/13/16 - 7:38 am
Snow on Brighton Avenue in Allston

OK, it wasn't that much of a storm, but, boy, did it have some big flakes, as Meagan discovered on Brighton Avenue in Allston.

By - 1/4/16 - 6:07 pm
Car on Green Line tracks in Allston

The T can't win for losing today. The outbound B Line has come to a complete halt at Warren Street because somebody managed to get a car right onto the tracks.

By - 12/31/15 - 9:07 am

Jiaan has long wondered about the big fat nothing indicated by the sign at the 66 bus stop on Harvard Avenue at Comm. Ave. in Allston: What does it mean?

By - 12/29/15 - 1:32 pm
Silver Line buses take the place of Green Line trolleys in Brighton

Now batting for the Green Line: The Silver Line. Photo by Scottie Campbell.

The T is reporting "severe" delays on the B Line due to a "power problem" near Chestnut Hill Avenue. The buses are rolling between Babcock and BC.

By - 12/16/15 - 5:18 pm

Douglas Bacon, who owns several restaurant/bars in the Allston area, said today he's completely recasting two and seeking a bit of an hours change at the third. Read more.

By - 12/15/15 - 12:52 pm

The Globe reports the church has purchased a building on Lincoln Street (on the Allston end; you Lincoln Bar and Grill fans can relax), following their failure to raise enough money to renovate that old hotel in the South End.

Wonder what they'll put on the sidewalk for Allston Christmas.

By - 12/11/15 - 8:15 am
Charles River in the fog

Meagan peered into the mists over the Charles River from the Anderson Bridge this morning.

Marra Jacqueline looked up in Christopher Columbus Park: Read more.

By - 11/26/15 - 9:15 am

Stanley Stacos reports the incident happened on Brighton Avenue near Harvard Avenue. The shooting victim made his way into Patron's for care; the stabbing victim showed up not long after at a local hospital.

By - 11/22/15 - 6:50 pm

Harry Mattison got a great shot of a hawk on a fence in Allston today - holding the carcass of whatever it was planning to eat.

By - 11/20/15 - 11:01 pm
Racist scrawl in Allston

Mary Malmros reports seeing this scrawl on a message on the public sign board at Harvard and Brighton avenues yesterday.

By - 11/19/15 - 7:55 am
Stuck truck on Storrow Drive

Good Lord! Shawn the roving UHub photographer wasn't roving very much around 6:40 a.m. when he took this photo of a blessed truck on everybody's favorite river road, the one with all the "CARS ONLY" signs at the entrance ramps:

When Storrow is bumper to bumper at 6:30 in the morning, you know there’s a truck.

By - 11/18/15 - 5:41 pm

An Allston man arrested after he yelled at cops when he found them in his house in pursuit of a burglary suspect had his Fourth Amendment rights violated and deserves the damages a jury awarded him, a federal appeals court ruled today. Read more.

By - 11/13/15 - 10:03 pm

BU Today reports on the impending work to buttress the bridge over the turnpike and train tracks, which is falling apart enough to force the shutdown of the B Line this past summer.

By - 11/10/15 - 3:32 pm
Proposed Harvard science and engineering center.

Architect's rendering. See it larger.

Harvard this week submitted new plans to the BRA for a science and engineering edifice along Western Avenue it says will become the hub of a new campus aimed at promoting "the translation of research ideas into successful products and services" and a powerful way to attract even more researchers and companies to the area. Read more.

By - 11/8/15 - 6:54 pm

Hillary took in a late-afternoon concert on the shores of Jamaica Pond today.

Crit, meanwhile, watched a guy play electric guitar - while riding a skateboard down Brighton Avenue in Allston: Read more.

By - 10/30/15 - 9:43 am

Perry Donham alerts us that BU will be doing some drone-filming along Comm. Ave. and the Charles River through 6 p.m.