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By adamg - 2/13/20 - 9:49 am

The Daily Free Press reports (last item) that a photographer hired to take "professional photos" of food at Yoma Burmese Restaurant in Allston wouldn't let the owner take a look at the shots unless he got paid first, the owner refused to fork over any dough without a look, but the photographer really wanted his money, so he chased a worker into the kitchen, then tried to steal both money and an iPad before jumping into a getaway car.

By adamg - 2/10/20 - 9:23 pm

WFXT reports state officials might have to push back a planned 2022 start for a ten-year program to replace the current Allston/Cambridge turnpike interchange because of mounting opposition to a proposal to build a bridge over the Charles while the work is being done.

People living near the "temporary" Forest Hills T bus depot could probably speak to how temporary "temporary" is around here.

By adamg - 2/10/20 - 9:29 am

Darcy had little choice but to watch as the U-Haul driver backed 'er up on Soldiers Field Road this morning: Read more.

By uhrinews - 2/9/20 - 1:33 am

For Immediate Release: February 8, 2020

"Unfinished Business" 200 years and counting of discrimination
Feb 28, 2020
Boston Public Library
1350 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126
Time: 2:00PM to 4:00PM
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By adamg - 2/4/20 - 3:58 pm
Architect's rendering of the new corner of Harvard Avenue and Cambridge Street, with birds

Architect's rendering of the new corner of Harvard Avenue and Cambridge Street, with birds.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved City Realty's plans to put up four new buildings and renovate two others on either side of Cambridge Street at Harvard Avenue to add 344 apartments and condos and more than 15,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Read more.

By adamg - 2/4/20 - 1:32 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved plans by Helping Hands to expand its facility on Cambridge Street in Allston to provide a place for service monkeys who have gotten too old to help clients enjoy their golden years in peace. Read more.

By clodaghdrummey - 1/24/20 - 3:30 pm

The Presentation School Foundation Community Center is excited to launch the Brighton Winter Farmers Market. Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/20 - 1:04 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk spills the kishkes: T's Pub on Commonwealth Avenue is looking to sell its liquor license and location to Gopchang Story, a New York restaurant that "focuses on dishes using large and small intestines of cattle and/or pigs along with other entrails."

By clodaghdrummey - 1/23/20 - 8:35 pm

We are excited to offer a free Yoga Sculpt Class on Sundays in February and March at PSF Community Center.

Yoga Sculpt is a combination of Yoga, Pilates and Barre and is taught by Theresa Poirier, a nationally certified group exercise instructor through NETA.

To sign up, contact Clodagh Drummey at [email protected] or 617 782 8670. Space is limited! Bring your own mat.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 2:14 pm

Eversource reports nearly 3,000 Boston customers have lost power, clustered along Brighton and Commonwealth avenues, outbound from Packards Corner.

By adamg - 1/19/20 - 1:34 pm

A developer says it will soon file plans with the BPDA for a seven-story building filled with 147 "compact" apartments aimed at people who make a bit more than the area median income but hardly enough more to be considered rich. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/20 - 10:56 pm

Swissbakers, which closed all its Boston outlets last month, reports it re-opened its outlet on Western Avenue in Allston today: Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/20 - 11:31 am

It was the first full weekend back for Boston University and the kids quickly spread the word on Snapchat: Everybody head to Tavern in the Square. Ahorde of thirsty, hungry BU students quickly descended on the Brighton Avenue bar - forming themselves into an impenetrable knot of a line that went down Brighton Avenue and around the corner to where Common Ground used to be. Police, of course, quickly came to investigate. Read more.

By uhrinews - 12/28/19 - 11:42 am
Torli Krua Prepares To Raise Liberian Flag In Boston

For Immediate release: DECEMBER 25, 2019

Press Statement On Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Law

Christmas Gift From America To Refugees Is Panacea For US Racial Reconciliation

President Trump, Senator Reed & Rep Ciciline Invited To Party & Celebration

Contact: Rev. Torli H. Krua, Founder, Universal Human Rights International (UHRI)

By adamg - 12/21/19 - 5:18 pm
Current WBZ studios, old antenna, site of new building

From left: Current WBZ studios, emergency antenna, site of new building.

National Development of Newton says it will soon file detailed plans to replace WBZ-TV's current studios on Soldiers Field Road in Allston with a new building right next door - which will leave plenty of land for additional development on WBZ's current eight-acre lot. Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/19 - 8:50 am
Dead Green Line trolley at Allston Street

At 8:10 a.m., Alice posted this photo of an inbound Green Line trolley just dead in the water - and in the intersection of Allston Street and Commonwealth Avenue, where it blocked traffic. Read more.

By adamg - 12/13/19 - 10:31 am
Allston Yards rendering

Architect's rendering of one of the proposed buildings.

The BPDA board yesterday approved plans by Stop & Shop to transform its 10.6-acre parcel on Everett Street in Allston into an 868-unit complex with apartments, condos and a replacement for the supermarket that now sits there. Read more.

By uhrinews - 12/11/19 - 1:48 pm

Join the Ziah Mission African Church
30 Gordon Street
Allston, MA 02134

10:00AM

Good music, fellowship

By uhrinews - 12/11/19 - 1:38 pm

The Liberian Civil War claimed 250,000 lives including five (5) American Nuns from Ohio. Although Liberia was an American Colony Founded by high ranking American Government officials to remove and colonize all mixed race and free African Americans, thousands of refugees displaced by the war across the United States have been denied access to humanitarian assistance and permits to work like refugees of other wars. Still, on December 22, Liberians will gather in Allston to remember the dead and press the United States Government for equal protection afforded other refugees.

By adamg - 12/7/19 - 12:41 pm
Treasures on Washington Street

The new Treasures on Washington Street.

Treasures, a thrift and antique shop, opened today at 4266 Washington St. in Roslindale Square, in the space where the Boston Smoke Shop used to be.

Meanwhile, workers today were converting the space where the Grossman's bargain outlet used to be at 630 American Legion Highway into space for Urban Renewals, which will be moving there from its current location on Brighton Avenue in Allston ... Read more.

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