Allston

By - 8/4/18 - 11:01 pm

On Penniman Road at Hano Street, around 10:55 p.m. At least one shell casing found inside the park there.

By - 7/23/18 - 10:20 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation on Litchfield Street in Allston: Read more.

By - 7/21/18 - 10:41 am

Mike Mennonno checks in from his usual Saturday-morning coffee spot - the Caffe Nero on Commonwealth Avenue in Allston, next to the Planned Parenthood clinic, where the scrum of protesters have been allowed into the usual no-protest zone because of ongoing roadwork: Read more.

By - 7/7/18 - 11:55 am
Sunset over a Dunkin' Donuts in Allston

Ross Rotatori enjoyed the magnificent Dunk's - and the sunset behind it - at Barry's Corner in Lower Allston yesterday.

Earlier:
Same sunset, different spots.

By - 7/6/18 - 8:45 am
Mattress painted to read: Nothing Really Mattress

Roman Lilligren ran across this statement at Everett and Aldie streets in Allston yesterday.

By - 7/6/18 - 8:41 am
Crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston

Jack DeManche discovered why the turnpike inbound was all clogged up in Allston, on a day when a lot of drivers were on vacation.

By - 6/29/18 - 10:06 pm

The MBTA reports delays into town on the B Line due to a trolley with a mechanical problem at Harvard Avenue.

By - 6/27/18 - 6:10 pm
Allston Hall mural, featuring Mr. Butch

City Realty's filing of plans for its Allston Square project starts the clock ticking for the paintings that have long graced the window frames of the old Allston Hall and a neighboring building at Franklin and Braintree streets, just off the intersection of Harvard Avenue and Cambridge Street. So if you want to see them, now would be a good time.

In the meantime, here are photos of some of them. Read more.

By - 6/27/18 - 11:38 am
Proposed replacement for Jack Young on Cambridge Street

Architect's rendering of Jack Young replacement.

UPDATE: City Realty says the murals in Allston Hall can be moved and that it's talking to Allston Main Streets about how to relocate them.

City Realty wants to replace a series of buildings around the intersection of Harvard Avenue and Cambridge Street with five new buildings and a gut rehab of a sixth that would include a total of 334 apartments and condos as well as new first-floor retail space. Read more.

By - 6/25/18 - 11:04 am

Karyn Regal at WBZ News Radio photographed a box truck that became a bit lighter this morning after its driver disregarded those "CARS ONLY" signs in Allston.

By - 6/15/18 - 12:48 pm

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.

By - 6/7/18 - 8:00 am

Updated with arraignment info.

Boston Police report charging Phocian Fitts, 23, of Brighton, with fatally hitting Theodore Schwalb, 80, and then driving away yesterday. Read more.

By - 6/6/18 - 1:29 pm
Crash scene

Collision scene. Photo by Shannon Weber.

On Commonwealth Avenue inbound near Griggs Street, around 12:50 p.m., Mass Incident Paging reports the victim suffered serious injuries. The driver drove away. Read more.

By - 5/18/18 - 9:45 am
Proposed Penniman Road project

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.

By - 5/10/18 - 11:13 am
Wanted for bank robbery

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.

By - 5/10/18 - 10:29 am

The Bus Stop Pub on Western Avenue has its last last call on Saturday, as the development wave continues to crash over the neighborhood. The Lincoln Tavern down the other end of the Guest Street corridor in Brighton is slated to be replaced by condos.

Via Boston Restaurant Talk.

By - 5/10/18 - 9:48 am
Car on Green Line tracks at Packards Corner in Allston

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.

By - 5/5/18 - 2:43 pm

Professor Monster Johnson explains the Allston I90 Interchange Project

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.

By - 4/30/18 - 7:48 pm

A fire that broke out in a second-floor apartment at 1 Western Ave. shortly after 7:30 p.m. went to three alarms before it was knocked down by Boston firefighters. Read more.

By - 4/24/18 - 12:22 pm

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.