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Sake-Drenched Karaoke, the Rebirth of a Favorite Beer Bar, and More Boston Restaurant News

Welcome to our weekly news roundup, keeping you up to date on tidbits of Boston-area restaurant news. Got info that should be on our radar? Send […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston’s Biggest New Concert Venue Now Has a Very Boston Name

Although the past year saw the heartbreaking closure of a number of Boston music venues, there may be a glimmer of hope at the end […]

City Life

Someone Handed Out Bogus Fliers in Brighton ahead of the City Council Election

Exactly how this went down has yet to be determined, but a bogus campaign literature scheme on behalf of Boston City Council candidate Craig Cashman […]


Notch Will Open a Second Brewery, Taproom, and Beer Garden in Brighton

Hidden in plain sight along the fast-changing Western Avenue corridor of Brighton is a portal to Bavaria—or maybe Bohemia. A second Notch brewery, taproom, and […]

City Life

Is Harvard Destroying Allston—or Saving It?

Stroll down Harvard Avenue in Allston on a Saturday night, and the immediate barrage of sights, sounds, and tastes makes clear you’ve entered Boston’s one […]

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The Bagel Table Will Open in Brighton Late This Summer

A new carbo-loading spot is headed for a fitness destination in Brighton. The Bagel Table will open its third location at Boston Landing, home of […]

Boston Landing
Arts & Entertainment

A Huge New Music Venue is Coming to Brighton

Boston music fans, rejoice! Today concert promotion company the Bowery Presents announced plans for a new music venue at Boston Landing. The general admission venue will […]

Chestnut Hill Reservoir

How to Stay Healthy in Allston-Brighton

With Harvard to the north, Boston University to the east, and Boston College to the west, the Allston-Brighton area is jam-packed with millennials—but don’t let […]

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Rail Stop Arrives in Brighton This Weekend

All aboard the newest Brighton brasserie: Rail Stop Restaurant & Bar opens Saturday, June 10. The latest from Gloucester’s Beauport Hospitality Group (Beauport Hotel Gloucester, […]

City Life

New Boston Landing Commuter Rail Stop Opens in Brighton

The new Boston Landing commuter rail stop on the MBTA’s Framingham-Worcester line welcomed passengers for the first time Monday, marking the return of rail service […]

Home & Property

The Future Is Brighton

New Balance has nearly single-handedly changed the face of Brighton. Now, if only others would follow in its footsteps.


After 54 Years, Martignetti Liquors Is Closing its Doors

Martignetti Liquors, a Brighton fixture since 1963, is closing up shop, as reported by Boston Restaurant Talk, but only for regular customers. The company has transitioned from […]

City Life

BPD Thwart High-Flying Getaway in Brighton

Boston Police thwarted an epic, high-flying getaway attempt over the weekend in Brighton. The man, 39-year-old Fabio Armelio of Medford, was apparently channeling Jason Bourne Sunday morning […]

City Life

Boston Is Cracking Down on Overcrowded Student Housing

Attention, BU students packed like sardines into triple-deckers in Mission Hill. Yeah, you. The city may finally be dropping the hammer on your landlord. So say officials […]

City Life

GentriWatch: Former An Tua Nua Site in Audubon Circle to Be Redeveloped

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city.   Audubon Circle is changing. The neighborhood just outside Kenmore Square, […]