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Last updated: 5/15/19


One of Boston’s most diverse and active neighborhoods.

Allston is close to many colleges and universities in and around the City, so it’s know for its student population. But, in recent years, many immigrants and young professionals have moved to the area.

Boston, MA 02134
United States

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Jul 16

Summer tennis and reading program (ages 11 - 18)

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Jul 16

Boston Neighborhood Basketball League

ParkARTS Neighborhood Concert at Winthrop Square
Jul 16

ParkARTS neighborhood concerts, featuring Nephrok Allstars

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Jul 17

Summer tennis and reading program (ages 6 - 10)

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Jun 25

Updates coming to parking meter rates starting on Monday, July 1

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Jun 20

Demolition Delay application: 30 Penniman Road, Allston

Landmarks Commission
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Jun 20

Free ParkARTS Children’s workshops in July and August

Parks and Recreation
Members of the BBR Reuse Center with Commissioner Carl Spector and Mayor Walsh
Jun 12

2019 Greenovate Award winners

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About the neighborhood

Allston is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Boston. You can find ethnic restaurants and popular watering holes on main streets like:

  • Harvard Avenue
  • Commonwealth Avenue, and
  • Brighton Avenue.

The Honan-Allston branch public library was named after Boston City Councilor Brian Honan. It holds a wealth of information and is a resource for the community.