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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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Feb 4

McKinney Playground community meeting

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Mar 21

BCYF Spelling Bee 2020

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Mayor's 2019 Enchanted Trolley Tour

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Smith Playground in Allston reopened

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

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'Quest Eternal' statue moving to Smith Playground in Allston

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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.