Wonder Bar on Harvard Avenue shuts on June 27 to serve out a six-day state license suspension for a Dec. 2, 2017 incident in which state liquor inspectors found a total of eight people between the ages of 18 and 20 enjoying a variety of mixed drinks. Read more.
Developers have filed plans for a seven-story, 46-unit condo building on Penniman Road, in a corridor that runs into Brighton where hundreds of housing units are being built or planned. Read more.
A man now driving an Infiniti stolen from Herb Chambers in Allston has robbed the Citizens Bank branch inside the Everett Street Stop & Shop twice now - and has also knocked over Citizens Bank branches in Stop & Shop stores in Somerville and Revere, the FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports. Read more.
Roving UHub photographer Christine Beaton came upon this scene where the B Line curves along with Comm. Ave. in Packards Corner around 12:30 a.m.
This video is from February, but don't worry - the state still says there's no need for a train station - or buses that connect to the rest of Allston, until at least 2040.
At yesterday's meeting of the MassDOT Board of Directors, MassDOT reiterated its plan to spend $500M to rebuild the Mass Pike in Allston and build a rail yard for midday commuter rail train storage.
New bus and rail transit services are not included in the project's first two phases, but are anticipated for the year 2040. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 74 Harvard Ave. was confined to a single apartment and did an estimated $100,000 in damage.
Firefighters responded shortly after noon for a fire on the third floor, the department says, adding the cause is under investigation.
Tuesday’s meeting hosted by WalkBoston and the Charles River Conservancy about how MassDOT’s reconstruction of the Mass Pike in Allston can Unchoke the Charles River Throat brought out 150 people and a renewed emphasis on the need for the project to prioritize removing barriers, creating connections and healthy transportation. Read more.
Allston and Brighton residents who say their neighborhoods are being overrun with overpriced investor-owned housing units are organizing to fight for an increase in the number of affordable units developers have to include in their projects and to figure out how to increase the number of condos whose owners actually live in them. Read more.
The Herb Chambers Companies have filed their detailed plans to replace Honda and Infiniti dealerships on Commonwealth Avenue near Harvard Avenue with three floors of Jaguar and Land Rover sales and service space. Read more.
A crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike shortly after 4:30 a.m. involving at least two cars sent several people to the hospital. WCVB's Josh Brogadir happened on the scene moments after; his video shows a mangled vehicle and people lying on the ground. Boston EMS Incidents reports at least one person appears to have been ejected from a car.
The BPDA board yesterday approved Harvard's request to ditch all the zoning on 14 acres it owns in Allston so the university can begin figuring out exactly how it wants to build out an innovation district of its own that would include 900,000 total square feet of office, lab and hotel space and new residences. Read more.
A developer has filed plans with the BPDA for 74 apartments and 9 condos on North Beacon Street, between Sinclair Road and Everett Street that it says will include public-art installations aimed at "celebrating the local artisan culture and history of Allston." Read more.
The Boston Real Estate Collaborative has filed plans to build a 54-unit residential building at 44 North Beacon St. in Allston's Union Square that would feature a mix of apartments and condos, a courtyard and a rooftop vegetable garden atop the seventh floor. Read more.
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