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Last updated: 5/15/19

Allston

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.

Allston
Boston, MA 02134
United States

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May 16

Bike share expansion and start of 2019 bike program series announced

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May 16

Haitian-American Unity Parade, Harpoon Brewery Road Race, Boston University Commencement,...

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May 13

Applications for the 2019-2020 SPARK council now open

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May 7

2019 bike program series, investments in bike infrastructure announced

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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.