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By adamg - 1/23/19 - 11:50 am

The proposed owners of a new restaurant in a Chestnut Hill Avenue spot that has been causing problems for years vow they won't repeat the mistakes of the past two places there - which included having workers drag unconscious patrons into alleys and letting under-age BC students belly up to the bar. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/19 - 9:28 am

The Boston Licensing Board this week considers a request from a Newton restaurateur to turn the failed Agoros pizza place at 356 Chestnut Hill Ave. into a bar and grill. Read more.

By adamg - 1/14/19 - 2:13 pm
Breedon and Nave

Two people have created formal campaigns for a possible run for the Allston-Brighton city-council seat now held by Mark Ciommo.

Read more.

By adamg - 12/31/18 - 4:32 pm
Antoine

Nicholas Antoine, 20, of the South End, was arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court today on an indictment charging him with the shooting deaths of Wilfred Peters and Jeffrey Montaque on Faneuil Street in Brighton on June 30.

Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/18 - 9:56 am

A company called Natural Selections is proposing a pot shop at 345 Washington St., near Chestnut Hill Avenue, in Brighton Center. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/18 - 11:18 pm
Antoine

Boston Police report tracking the man wanted for the June double murder of Wilfred Peters and Jeffrey Montaque on Fanueil Street to a Jonesboro, GA trailer home.

Police report they arrested Nicholas Antoine of Roxbury with the help of the US Marshals and Jonesboro police on Friday.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 12/11/18 - 9:06 am

The MBTA reports a troublesome trolley is causing delays inbound on the B Line.

By adamg - 12/8/18 - 10:46 pm
Fox in Brighton

Roving UHub photographer Karen Bidwell spotted this fox (not in socks) on Oakland Street near Brighton Center late this afternoon.

By adamg - 12/6/18 - 10:13 pm

A group of dog owners are trying to persuade DCR to use some of its parkland along the Charles River for an area where dogs could play and roam. Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/18 - 9:35 am
Waiting for a train at Boston Landing in Brighton

Roman Lilligren was among the would be riders who stood by helplessly at the Boston Landing stop in Brighton shortly before 8 a.m. when an inbound train pulled in - late - and took no passengers because it was already full to bursting.

The train after that wasn't much better: Read more.

By adamg - 12/3/18 - 12:59 pm

Sade - Smooth Operator (Official Video)

The Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved a smoothie shop proposed for Commonwealth Avenue, across the main entrance to the Boston College campus. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/18 - 11:18 am

St. Elizabeth's plans to build a six-level, 610-space parking garage on its Brighton campus off Washington Street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/18 - 11:11 pm
Firetruck into pole in Brighton

Jared McNabb reports Lake Street in Brighton turned into a skating rink shortly before 10 p.m. One BFD crew responding to help itself had to radio for help after sliding into a pole. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/18 - 9:19 am
Wrapped vehicle on Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton

A concerned citizen can't wait for Christmas to find out what's under the wrapping on Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton:

Is this legal? What is hiding underneath?

By adamg - 11/9/18 - 9:32 am

Eric Rosales, 57, faces arraignment in Brighton Municipal Court today on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident involving a girl in her early teens on a court on Nonantum Road, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:

The defendant allegedly engaged in improper, unwanted physical contact with the girl during a lesson.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 11/1/18 - 9:09 am
Architect's rendering of 544 Washington St. in Brighton

Architect's rendering

Encore Properties of Newton, which owns several buildings on Washington Street at Langley Road, has filed plans to replace them with a five-story, 37-unit condo building that would include ground-floor retail space. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/18 - 9:35 am
Architect's rendering of new Whole Foods complex

Architect's rendering of the view at Washington and Allston streets.

A New York developer has filed detailed plans to replace the Whole Foods and Citizens Bank branch on Washington Street in Brighton with a 270-unit residential building - with enough space to build a new and larger Whole Foods and a Citizens branch. Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/18 - 4:36 pm

Sept. 5 was last call at the Last Drop for one Oak Square man after a series of incidents that left him with a bloody, possibly broken nose and a bartender losing his job there. Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/18 - 10:52 pm

The Brighton Allston Improvement Association report a coyote was spotted this evening at the EF property on Lake Street. It provides some tips on "hazing" coyotes that do not involve maneuvering their TNT-filled cabins onto railroad tracks, including:

Shake or throw a “coyote shaker” - a soda can filled with pennies or pebbles and sealed with duct tape.

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