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Hubway Extension Opens In Brookline

Hubway Extension Opens In Brookline

On Wednesday, the 8th of August, at 9 a.m. the Town of Brookline held an inauguration ceremony for the extension of Hubway—the Boston-area bike share program begun in 2011—into its borders. The ceremony took place on the plaza outside town hall at 333 Washington Street in Brookline Village.

 

Burger Bash : The Fireplace Celebrates With the Community

Upon learning July 6th that they had won the Boston Magazine and Amstel Light-sponsored People’s Choice Best Burger in Boston competition, The Fireplace’s chef-owner Jim Solomon and his staff had to move “pretty fast” (according to manager, Jamie Tober) to organize the celebratory Burger Bash.

The Fireplace Celebrates A Big Win with Burger Bash 2012

It was a very tight competition with almost 10,000 votes cast, but if you’ve ever eaten at The Fireplace Restaurant in Brookline Village, the results were no surprise. This month, the local favorite was named ‘The People's Choice for the Best Burger in Boston’ in an online contest sponsored by Boston Magazine and Amstel Light.

Brookline Chamber of Commerce Partners With Brookline Rotary in Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament

Amid golf clubs and carts, sponsors and sand wedges, the Brookline Chamber of Commerce and the Brookline Rotary Club teamed up for the first time for the Chamber's annual fundraising golf tournament at the Robert T. Lynch Municipal public golf course. This year, the tournament raised money for Brookline-based, Kids Clothes Club. It was also the first time the charity had been part of this event, begun in 2006 by the Brookline Chamber of Commerce.

Flag Day Road Closures Announced

Expect street closures on Sunday, June 17th in preparation for Brookline's Flag Day Parade.

Brookline Chamber Holds Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

The Brookline Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and awards ceremony last night at the VineRipe Grill, clubhouse eatery of Brookline’s public links, the Robert T. Lynch Municipal golf course.

Weather Doesn't Dampen Coolidge Corner Arts Festival

Saturday, June 2nd, the34th Annual Coolidge Corner Arts Festival and 5th Annual Brookline Food Festival were held on the grounds and in the cafeteria of the Devotion School. The weather was damp and dreary, but die-hard Festival fans and participants alike enthusiastically kept the tradition alive.

Sweet Sounds From Coolidge Corner Community Chorus

In a town where interacting with town members, neighbors and friends, as well involvement in the arts, are paramount, an organization that represents this ethos extremely well is the Coolidge Corner Community Chorus. Led by the dynamic, witty and highly good-natured conductor Lee Colby Wilson, the group performs at many Brookline events and venues throughout the season (Fall to early Summer), including the Coolidge Corner First Light Festival in November and at senior housing. I am a past member of the CCCC and can attest to the fun and joy of these performances.

Brookline Marks Memorial Day

Memorial Day will be commemorated in Brookline Monday, May 28 in a series of programs coordinated by the Town, the Department Of Veterans’ Services, American Legion Post 11, Veterans Of Foreign Wars and the Brookline Allied Veterans.

Believing in Brookline Kids, Believing in Community

If there was one word that kept recurring in conversations at Saturday’s “Believe in Brookline Kids” fundraiser for the Brookline Community Mental Health Center Kids’ Fund, it was “community.”

Matthew Swensen Performs In Brookline Emergency Food Pantry Benefit Recital

Sunday, April 30th, New England Conservatory vocal student and St. Paul’s choir member Matthew Swensen performed a benefit recital at the sanctuary in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Brookline. The show was in support of the Brookline Emergency Food Pantry, which is run through the church.

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Youth Awards Nomination

Nominate a local teen who has made a difference. The deadline to submit nominations is March 13

rescheduled youth awards

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