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By adamg - 5/26/22 - 2:35 pm

Two days after the owner of Garage on Linden Street said he was closing the place for good, following the latest round of gunfire outside, the Boston Licensing Board voted to suspend its license indefinitely. Read more.

By adamg - 5/25/22 - 9:44 am
Matov

Gunfire rang out outside Garage, 20 Linden St., early on April 20, just hours after the chairwoman of the Boston Licensing Board had given her OK for the place to re-open for the first time since a double shooting in the club parking lot last November. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/22 - 12:42 pm
Alex Matov at hearing

Matov in Zoom hearing.

The owner of the shuttered Garage on Linden Street and his new manager today gave the Boston Licensing Board a re-opening plan that would include having at least seven security guards trained in "de-escalation" on duty at all times. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/22 - 3:53 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted today to levy a four-day suspension on Garage, 20 Linden St. in Allston after finding club managers and security staff failed to let police know about a fight inside that may have led to

By adamg - 11/15/21 - 9:01 am
Shooting scene in Allston

Shotting scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports two men were shot overnight in the parking lot of Garage, 20 Linden St. in Allston. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/27/21 - 11:40 am

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed at Dorchester Avenue and Linden Street around 2:40 a.m. on Saturday.

By adamg - 6/9/21 - 10:43 am
View from Linden and Pratt

Rendering by Prellwitz Chilinski Associates of the view from across Linden Street.

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved plans by the owner of the Linden Street block that houses the Garage nightclub with a three-building complex with 349 tiny apartments, including some lofts set aside for artists. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/20 - 11:36 pm

Victim identified as Jason Brandao, 28, of Dorchester.

Around 11:15 p.m. at 121 Adams Street at Leedsville Street. A man was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A woman was also shot, but she is expected to survive, police say.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 7/9/19 - 2:08 pm

An Allston nightclub that has a heavy concentration of Russian-speaking customers found itself before the Boston Licensing Board for the second time in a few months because servers were leaving carafes filled with liquor - tequila and whiskey - on tables for customers to just pour by themselves. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/18 - 11:28 am
Architect's rendering of proposed Linden Street building

Proposed view down Linden Street.

The owner of the building that now houses the Garage nightclub, day-care facilities and offices on Linden Street in Allston wants to tear the whole thing down and replace it with a complex of three buildings - one 14 stories tall - housing 300 apartments, 53 condos and a neighborhood cafe or shop. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/18 - 8:59 pm

Boston Police report a woman walking in the area of Commonwealth Avenue and Linden Street between 2:45 and 3:15 a.m. today was forced into an alley by two men - one armed with a knife - and sexually attacked. Read more.

By adamg - 2/18/18 - 12:24 pm
Crime scene at Brighton Avenue and Linden Street in Allston

The crime scene. Photo by KMV.

A man was stabbed at Brighton Avenue and Linden Street around 1:40 a.m., State Police report. KMV reports the injuries were not considered life threatening. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/17 - 1:46 pm

Melissa Sullivan anxiously watches the rising floodwaters outside her apartment on Linden Street in Allston this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/17 - 6:40 pm
Gray wall in Allston

Harry Mattison snapped the gray wall where, only yesterday, an artist painted a mural of Koko the Gorilla, only a day after he painted a mural of a woman petting her pussy. The artist himself blames the city graffiti-buster program for the battleship gray.

By adamg - 10/18/17 - 7:13 pm
New mural in Allston shows gorilla

Ron Newman trekked over to Allston tonight to see the controversial new mural at Cambridge and Linden streets, only to find it's already been replaced by a new gorilla mural.

By adamg - 10/18/17 - 9:30 am
New mural in Allston

Before and after.

UPDATE: Mural replaced.

There's a bit of an uproar in Allston today, the day after two artists painted a mural featuring a black woman petting her pussy at Cambridge and Linden streets. Read more.

By adamg - 5/16/17 - 6:39 pm

A Milton man was arrested early this morning after he allegedly went up to a car parked on Linden Street and pointed a gun at its two occupants after one of them asked if he was OK, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/17 - 4:18 pm

Garage, part of the Russian Benevolent Society complex on Linden Street, next week begins the second of its third state-ordered shutdowns this year for a series of incidents in which investigators found underage drinkers enjoying adult beverages they got with fake driver's licenses. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/16 - 12:21 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decided yesterday that the Garage, 20 Linden St., could not have prevented a man they booted on Sept. 18 from getting shot in the head not long after on Pratt Street around the corner. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/16 - 11:51 am

Boston Police report their investigation into a shooting outside the Garage club on Linden Street in Allston on Sept. 18 has been hampered by the fact that the victim, recovering from getting shot in the head, is refusing to cooperate with them. Read more.

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