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By adamg - 9/18/20 - 11:55 pm

Vanyaland reports the latest on the saga of the shuttered music space whose manager refused to let it die.

By adamg - 9/14/20 - 5:54 pm
Accident scene

Accident scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Update: WBZ reports the woman died.

Scott Eisen reports on a major elevator incident at 1140 Commonwealth Ave. between Harvard Avenue and Packards Corner:

One person crushed in the elevator shaft another trapped in the car.

By adamg - 9/1/20 - 9:55 pm

City Realty, which used to specialize in small apartment buildings, says it will soon file plans for a 16-story, 262-unit residential building on Ashford Street, next to the West Station commuter rail station that state officials once pushed but which more recently have said they would put off until 2040 or so. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/20 - 3:07 pm
Flipped truck

Bradley had plenty of time to observe a truck flipped on its side on the inbound turnpike near the Allston onramp shortly before 3 p.m. He noticed the driver appeared to have gotten out OK.

By adamg - 8/26/20 - 12:51 pm

The Boston Public Library announced yesterday it's partially re-opening the computer room at the Copley Square central library, where people can now sign up for two-hour slots to use socially-distanced computers. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/20/20 - 10:22 am
Man wanted for bank robbery: Hefty

The FBI's Violent Crimes Task Force reports it is looking for a man it says held up the Rockland Trust branch, 229 North Harvard St. at Franklin Street, on Tuesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/20 - 4:46 pm

Vanyaland reports the people who tried to raise money to convince Great Scott's Comm. Ave. landlords to let them re-open are negotiating with the owners of the former train depot turned sports bar turned pizza place turned empty shell at the other end of Harvard Avenue.

By adamg - 8/18/20 - 11:39 am

Boston firefighters are at 103 Hooker St., off North Harvard Street, for an attic fire in a two-story house reported around 11:30 a.m.

By adamg - 8/16/20 - 11:11 am

City Councilor Liz Breadon (Allston/Brighton) reports that Boston College has agreed to hire a BPD detail to roam Brighton on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights to bust up any gatherings of hardy partying Eagles as part of its plan to keep the college and the surrounding neighborhood from turning into a Covid-19 hotspot. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/20 - 4:54 pm

The Boston Licensing Board told beer-garden operators it's still trying to figure out new state regulations on food and liquor service in a time of pandemic - and warned Allston/Brighton liquor-license holders they better be on their best behavior, because the city's already getting too many complaints about them, even before college students deluge the neighborhood. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/20 - 4:54 pm

A Marblehead developer wants to put up a 12-story office building and a 6-story residential building with 95 units at 93-129 Braintree Street at Everett Street in Allston. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/20 - 9:04 pm

The Boston Licensing Board has scheduled two emergency hearings on Thursday, one for operators of beer gardens and large outdoor dining places in the city and one for restaurant owners with liquor licenses in Allston/Brighton to "address the numerous complaints" the board and ISD have received over their operations in an age of Covid-19 and social distancing. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/20 - 4:26 pm
Firefighters on Commonwealth Avenue roof

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters made quick work of a rooftop fire at 1027-1033 Commonwealth Ave. in Packards Corner shortly after 1:30 p.m.

And then it was time for some major rehydration: Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/20 - 11:36 am

Update: Paddle Boston reports that the employee who tested positive got a second test done, and this time the result came back as negative.

Paddle Boston announced its location on the Charles River in Allston is shut today "due to a positive covid 19 test for one of our staff at the site." Refunds or reservations for another day are available.

By adamg - 8/1/20 - 10:45 am

An agitated South Boston resident files a complaint about the situation on L Street near East 8th Street:

Trash put out from someone moving in or out. This isn't Allston

By adamg - 7/28/20 - 11:35 pm

Samuels & Associates today told the BPDA it will soon file plans for a seven-story, 270-unit residential building at 180 Western Ave., where Stone Hearth Pizza used to be, and across the street from the developer's Continuum apartment building, which includes a Trader Joe's. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/20 - 12:40 pm

The hits just keep coming: Boston Restaurant Talk reports the pizza place in the former train station will serve its last slice on July 21.

By adamg - 7/15/20 - 12:23 pm

The Head of the Charles Regatta announced today it's canceling its annual two-day races in October because of Covid-19 concerns. Read more.

By adamg - 7/11/20 - 4:50 pm
Suspects

Photo via BPD.

Update: Police say they've identified a suspect, but are not releasing his name.

Boston Police are looking for this guy and his alleged partner in defacement for an attempt to paint over the "Black Lives Matter" installation on Lincoln Street in Allston Thursday night. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/20 - 10:04 pm
Fireworks at Healey Field in Roslindale

Erica had a good view of the fireworks at Healy Field in Roslindale tonight.

Brad Searles took in some of the Lower Allston fireworks action: Read more.

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