Allston

Boston Calling Allston
Student Life

Boston Calling Allston

Despite concerns from the local community, this year’s Boston Calling Music Festival is set to take place at Harvard’s athletic facilities in Allston.

Boston Calling Allston
Allston

Boston Calling Organizer Addresses Allstonians’ Concerns

The director of Boston Calling is "spending a lot of time in the Allston community" in an effort to ensure the music festival's success.

Soldiers Field Road
City Politics

Stop & Shop Proposes 1,000 New Housing Units in Allston

Supermarket conglomerate Stop & Shop has proposed constructing up to 1,000 housing units about a mile away from Harvard’s science and engineering complex in Allston, prompting concerns from residents about potential demographic changes in the neighborhood.

City Politics

Residents Express Planning Goals at Mass Pike Public Meeting

Hundreds gathered in Jackson Mann Community School’s gymnasium to give input on an ongoing effort to renovate the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Boston Calling In Allston
Music

Boston Calling In Allston

The fields by the Harvard Stadium will be the site of this summer’s Boston Calling Music Festival.

Boston Calling
Allston

Allston Residents Concerned About Boston Calling Location

While music fans are snatching up tickets for this spring’s Boston Calling, some Allston residents are worried about the foot traffic the music festival will bring to their neighborhood.

Soldiers Field Road
Allston

Harvard to Fund Footpaths Over Allston's Soldiers Field Road

​As part of a community benefits package negotiated with the Boston Planning & Development Agency, Harvard will spend up to $3.5 million constructing two bicycle and pedestrian crossings over Soldiers Field Road in North Allston-Brighton.

College

Chance the Rapper to Headline Boston Calling at Harvard Facilities

​Harvard’s athletic facilities will host Chance the Rapper, Mumford and Sons, Bon Iver, and dozens of other artists at this year’s Boston Calling music festival from May 26 to 28, its organizers announced Thursday.

Allston

Chip Alford, Allston Resident and a ‘Force to Be Reckoned With,’ Dies at 67

Paul F. “Chip” Alford, a​ long-time Allston resident and a reliably vocal, strong-willed presence at meetings of the Harvard-Allston Task Force, died Nov. 1. He was 67.

November Project
Allston

November Project

Cambridge resident Sheree Watson climbs up the steps of Harvard Stadium early on Wednesday morning. Watson has been participating in the November Project since September.

Harvard in the City

MassDOT Updates Plan to Straighten Highway on Harvard-Owned Land

Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation detailed updates to the agency’s plans for straightening a portion of Interstate 90 that will cross Harvard-owned land in Allston during a public meeting Thursday.

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
SEAS

Harvard Pays $147.3 Million to Finalize Allston Land Deal

Harvard has paid railroad company CSX Transportation $147.3 million as one of the final steps of a land acquisition deal begun more than a decade ago.

November Project Medal
Allston

November Project Medal

Conor Hayden wears one of twelve “NP High Five” medals. According to Hayden, November Project participants pass the medals to other members “as a way of recognizing someone who embodies what NP stands for.

November Project
Allston

November Project

Conor Hayden, a Cambridge resident, has been participating in the November Project for three and a half years.

November Project
Allston

November Project

Chris R. Payne and Emily Saul lead in the November Project pose for a group photo at the end of Wednesday's run.