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Last updated: 6/22/18


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.

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Neighborhood Slow Street
Jun 22

Mayor Walsh announces applications now open for 2018 Neighborhood Slow Streets program

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Jun 21

Donna Summer Roller Disco Party to return to City Hall Plaza on June 22

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Jun 20

Demolition Delay application: 47 Mansfield Street, Allston

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Jun 20

Mayor Walsh to host 'Mayor on Main' Trolley Tour

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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.