Brighton

By - 3/21/19 - 2:36 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed Leo Birmingham Parkway building

Architect's rendering of proposed building and unusual ghost pickup.

City Realty is proposing a six-story, 53-unit condo building on a stretch of Leo Birmingham Parkway near Western Avenue in Brighton that is fast transforming from commercial use to apartment and condo buildings. Read more.

By - 3/11/19 - 1:53 pm

Jabari Bird admitted to sufficient facts to find him guilty today at a hearing on the criminal complaint that charged him with strangulation or suffocation, kidnapping, assault and battery on a household member, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threats to commit a crime, and witness intimidation, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Brighton Municipal Court Judge David T. Donnelly postponed a formal ruling on his guilty to await a recommendation from probation officers on a suitable punishment for Bird, at the time of the September incident a guard for the Celtics.

By - 2/26/19 - 1:30 pm
Brandon Bowser

Brandon Bowser announced today he is running this fall for the District 9 (Allston/Brighton) city-council seat now held by Mark Ciommo.

Ciommo defeated Bowser in 2017 to retain the seat.

Bowser, an educator at the Edison School, says he is running because: Read more.

By - 2/26/19 - 9:35 am

The McDonald's at 1750 Soldiers Field Rd. in Brighton is old. How old? It's so old the franchise owner had to file a formal declaration with the city Landmarks Commission to determine whether it was of any historic interest and possibly worth saving. Read more.

By - 2/25/19 - 8:46 am

The Herald reports the death of Harold Brown, who only retired last year as CEO of the Hamilton Co.

By - 2/14/19 - 8:58 am
20 Washington St fire

Two residents of the BHA's Patricia White Apartments, 20 Washington St. in Brighton were hospitalized following a second-floor fire reported shortly after 8:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 2/12/19 - 10:21 pm
Snow penguin

Margo Romanowski couldn't help but spot this giant snow penguin on Comm. Ave. in Brighton tonight.

By - 1/30/19 - 10:46 pm

State Police report that a trooper who has a four-month old himself managed to get a baby who had stopped breathing back into the pink in the parking lot of the McDonald's on Soldiers Field Road in Brighton this afternoon. Read more.

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

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

By - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.