Archive for September 24th, 2012

September 24, 2012

Soon to be demolished?

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The owner of this property at 10 Parsons Street, Brighton Center (it’s the last house on the right before Washington Street, next to the Sovereign Commerce Bank parking lot) wants to knock it down. His request is the subject of BRA hearing this evening.

Kandu Development purchased this property and the adjacent 423-425 Washington Street in January 2011 for $1.5 million. The property includes the former Minihane’s Florist building, the Sovereign Bank branch, and the parking lot.

September 24, 2012

Does Steve Forbes even own a pair of skinny jeans?

Forbes magazine recently anointed Allston Brighton as the 18th best hipster neighborhood in the country. One, they really ought to have specified Allston, which has a lot more guys walking around in skinny jeans and girls in leggings and ugly eye glasses than Brighton. Two, since when is a magazine owned by Steve Forbes an arbiter of hipness?


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