We made our annual Allston Christmas trek up to Allston and Brighton today. And while we possibly missed out on the most joyous part of the season (that would be tomorrow, of course), there was still plenty to see - including some guys throwing a couch off a second-floor porch on an Allston Street side street (it bounced).
Comm. Ave. couch fort:
As you might expect, Citizens Connect this morning is filled with reports from Allston/Brighton, Fenway, Mission Hill, Beacon Hill and that bit of Roxbury along Columbus Avenue about student leftovers clogging up the sidewalks. But so far, only one concerned citizen has reported a lobby filling up with...Read more
We headed up to Allston today for some festive Allston Christmas sightseeing. Saw the usual sights (see below), but also this enigmatic structure on Linden Street. Anybody know the meaning behind it?
Prairie Rose Clayton bids us a Merry Inman Square Christmas and a happy New Chair.
Turlach MacDonagh spotted these rental trucks parked on Brighton Avenue in Allston, just down the street from the Budget lot, busy in preparation for Allston Christmas.
It's at the Home Depot in West Roxbury.Read more
From Allston to Beacon Hill, Citizens Connect is filled with complaints of sky-reaching trash heaps, stacks of vermin-infested couches and mattresses, of Nooyawkas daring to park in resident-only spaces as they unload their spawn. A disgusted, sleepless citizen reports a unit in the neighboring building on Cambridge Street in Allston:
Where is this landlord?!! This is ridiculous for the last 24 hours these...Read more