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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

Upcoming events

McKinney Playground
Nov 20

McKinney Playground Community meeting

We Are Boston: United We Thrive
Nov 22

We Are Boston 2019: United We Thrive

Mar 21

BCYF Spelling Bee 2020

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Latest news

Ribbon cutting of Smith Playground
Nov 2

Smith Playground in Allston reopened

Parks and Recreation
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Sep 26

Mission Hill Road Race, Allston Village Street Fair, Rozzie Fall Fest, Other Events

City Council
Sep 20

'Quest Eternal' statue moving to Smith Playground in Allston

City Council
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Sep 19

Allston Brighton Parade, Jimmy Fund Walk, Phantom Gourmet Food Festival, Other Events

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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.