Marco J. Barber Grossi
The Harvard-Allston Task Force engaged in the first of a round of discussions on community benefits in Harvard’s new Institutional Master Plan for Allston development at a task force meeting Wednesday evening.
Because of the work done by Olenka M. Polak ’15, non-English speakers will be able to go to the movie theater and enjoy blockbusters in their native tongues.
In a speech that drew mixed reactions from an audience of about 30 Allston-Brighton residents, Romance Languages and Literatures Professor Doris Sommer described art’s potential for social empowerment both in the community and internationally at the Allston Education Portal Tuesday evening.
Harvard’s proposal for the Barry’s Corner Residential and Retail Commons in Allston was unanimously approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority board Thursday evening. The project is slated to break ground in the fall of 2013.
CommonWheels—an Allston-based bicycle collective dedicated to fostering a community of cyclists—is one of ten Allston based nonprofits to receive a grant from the Harvard as a part of the Harvard Allston Partnership Fund. Last month Harvard pledged to extend the HAPF, which was founded in 2009 and has granted money to 20 nonprofits, by $500,000 dollars over five years.
Projects ranging in focus from mental health care for children in India to sexually transmitted infection prevention are among the eight finalist proposals for the inaugural Deans’ Health and Life Sciences Challenge, Harvard University announced Thursday.
Harvard announced the 10 team finalists for the first-ever Deans’ Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge on Monday.
Ten teams of finalists have been chosen from an initial pool of 127 applications for the 2013 President’s Challenge, a University-wide competition meant to encourage social innovation, Harvard announced in a press release Monday.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority board voted Thursday to unanimously approve Harvard’s controversial proposal to move its campus services facilities to 28 Travis St. in North Allston, according to a report in the Boston Globe.
The Harvard-Allston Task Force voiced its support for the Boston Redevelopment Authority board review of the 28 Travis Street Project at the task force meeting Tuesday. The proposal passed by a vote of seven to two.
Harvard’s Student Labor Action Movement brought the Allston debate into Harvard Yard Wednesday in a community forum led by a panel of Harvard-Allston Task Force members and community development experts.
Revisions to Harvard’s planned relocation of campus services to 28 Travis Street in North Allston were met with mixed reactions at a Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting Tuesday night.
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After months of community anticipation, Swissbäkers, a family-owned bakery and café, celebrated its grand opening during a packed ceremony Thursday night.
The first phase of the construction of the new Charlesview apartment complex in Allston-Brighton is 70 percent complete, according to The Community Builders, Inc., one of the projects co-developers.