Archive for May 8th, 2012

May 8, 2012

BU commencement to leave local police with nothing to do

BU’s graduation and the end of the semester will leave Boston police officers bereft, hanging around D-14 like Maytag repairmen, waiting for the 911 call that never comes. No parties, no hazings, no quality time on Ashford Street. The university has finally figured out that it makes more financial sense to honor billionaires one at a time instead of John Silber every year.

May 8, 2012

We sell plants for cash

Need some green? We all need more cash, but the Brighton Garden Club is offering the next best thing, plants. Their annual plant sale will be held at the Presentation School Community Center in Oak Square on Saturday, May 19 from 10AM to about 12:30PM, rain or shine. This collective of green thumbs is looking for donations and volunteers. Contact Wilma at w /dot/ wetterstrom /at/ comcast /dot/ net if you can help.

May 8, 2012

Eat your vegetables

The Allston Farmer’s Market is returning, starting this Saturday, May 12. Union Square will be a cacophony of push carts, stalls and vendors hawking produce twice per month, so you will have to eat twice as much green stuff as you did last year. Eat healthy, then drink away at the Model.

May 8, 2012

Dash or stay

Dash Cafe has opened in Brighton Center, on Henshaw Street next to the police station. Breakfast, lunch and take-out are offered, and a brunch menu will be added for weekends starting the end of May.

May 8, 2012

Zip car is easier

Last month Ender Durgut led police on a car chase through three towns before crashing his car. Last week he decided to test drive a Venza while it was still in the Herb Chambers Toyota showroom on Commonwealth Avenue in Allston.

May 8, 2012

New health facility planned

The Joseph Smith Health Center hopes to consolidate its operations into a new, $19.1 million facility. The center was recently awarded $5 million under a federal government to build new community health care sites. So far the center has not announced any details on where it might be located or what the timeline is.


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