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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

Boston Parks Summer Fitness series
Sep 18

Summer fitness series: Yoga in Brighton

Boston Parks Summer Fitness series
Sep 22

Summer fitness series: Pound in Allston

Boston Parks Summer Fitness series
Sep 25

Summer fitness series: Yoga in Brighton

Naturalization Ceremony
Sep 28

Citizenship Day in Boston

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Aug 27

Student Move-In

BCYF Mirabella Pool
Jul 18

Mayor declares heat emergency, opens BCYF Cooling Centers and pools to residents

Public Health Commission
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Jun 25

Updates coming to parking meter rates starting on Monday, July 1

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Jun 20

Demolition Delay application: 30 Penniman Road, Allston

Landmarks Commission
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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.