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Learn more about 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.

This mix of people makes Allston 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.

Upcoming events

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Oct 5

Conservation Commission public hearing

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Oct 7

City Hall To Go Truck: Allston

City Hall to Go Truck
Oct 21

City Hall To Go Truck: North Allston

City Hall to Go Truck
Nov 4

City Hall To Go Truck: Allston

Latest news

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Sep 28

Imagine Boston 2030 announces Fall Engagement Team, Engagement Events

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Sep 21

Traffic Advisory for Thursday, Sept. 22 - Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

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Sep 6

Early voting locations in Boston for 2016 election

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Aug 31

Mayor Walsh Issues Tips in Advance of September 1 Move-In

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