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By adamg - 8/8/23 - 10:28 am
Townhomes rendering

Rendering by Choo & Company.

The Zoning Board today approved a developer's plans to build four attached condos with front entrances that would face a new driveway at 108 Allston St., across from the West End House, in Allston. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/22 - 2:45 pm
108 Allston St. rendering

Allston Street on the left in this rendering by Choo & Co.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected plans for a row of five condo townhomes in Allston that would face an elongated driveway rather than the street. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/22 - 4:20 pm
U-Haul trucks on Allston Street

Colin Moore shows us the scene on the Brighton end of Allston Street this Allston Christmas eve. Meanwhile, we seem to have had our first storrowing, although across the river on Mem. Drive.

By adamg - 3/2/22 - 9:06 pm
Stuck car at Allston Street

"Find another route home," Izzie advises after realizing why outbound Green Line trains have stopped - a driver somehow wound up plowing into a large block on the side of the outbound tracks, which refused to yield shortly before 9 p.m.

By adamg - 1/2/22 - 11:57 am

Ashley reports people were lining up outside the Anna Cole Community Center Covid-19 testing site well before it opened at noon: Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 9:29 am
Firefighters at 17 Allston St. in Charlestown

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 17 Allston St. in Charlestown around 11:25 p.m. on Sunday for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/20 - 11:19 pm

Boston EMS and firefighters responded to 102 Allston St. shortly after 10:30 p.m. when a man somehow opened his pressure cooker without releasing the pressure first and was hit with a geyser of steaming hot meat. He was rushed to the hospital.

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 - 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 - 1/6/18 - 10:35 pm
Allston Street fire

Fire goes through the roof on Allston Street. Photo by KMV.

Boston firefighters responded to 7 Allston St. in Dorchester at 10:05 p.m. for what turned into a five-alarm fire in a three-family building - in 3-degree temperatures - that also damaged a neighboring building. Read more.

By adamg - 5/2/15 - 12:33 pm
Crash at Commonwealth Avenue and Allston Street in Allston

Boom! Pandi reports another driver plowed into another traffic signal at Comm. Ave. and Allston Street around noon, knocking the lights to the ground and probably not doing much good for the car and the driver. A tree also did not fare well.

In December:
Demolition derby continues at Allston intersection

By adamg - 2/3/15 - 11:50 am

Photographynatalia spotted the welcoming lights of Lee's 2 Market at Comm. Ave. and Allston Street during the storm last night.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 12/1/14 - 11:10 pm
Crash at Commonwealth Avenue and Allston Street in Allston

Roving UHub photographer Stephen Hartman happened upon the latest crash, around 6:30 p.m., at the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Allston Street, where the traffic signals exert a strange pull on motor vehicles.

By adamg - 4/23/14 - 12:26 pm

A pair of beefy men were arraigned today on charges they beat a panhandler to the sidewalk early one morning in Allston, in an attack that stopped only when a woman passerby rushed to shield the unconscious man with her own body, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By adamg - 1/25/14 - 1:54 pm

Transit and Boston Police are looking for the driver of a white mini-van or station wagon who managed to slam into both a trolley and a light pole there around 1:40 p.m., leaving behind a front bumper and taking out a traffic light before somehow disengaging from the mess and speeding down Comm. Ave. towards BC.

By adamg - 1/10/14 - 11:39 pm
Smashed cars in Allston

Walkingbostonian came across this smashup shortly before 11 p.m. at Comm. Ave. and Allston Street, on the outbound side.

Sup3rmark, who also snapped a photo, reports a 17-year-old driver took out three cars and an SUV. No injuries, he adds.

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