Allston

This radiant neighborhood is best known for its student population due to its proximity to many colleges and universities. In recent years, an influx of immigrants and young professionals has taken an increasingly active role in the neighborhood. This varied mix of people creates one of the most energetic and diverse populations in Boston. Harvard Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue and Brighton Avenue host many ethnic restaurants and popular watering holes. The Honan-Allston branch public library, named after the late Boston City Councilor Brian Honan, is a treasure of information and genuine resource for the entire community.


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    On this edition of About Health Jeanne Blake interviews representatives of the City of Boston and the Alzheimer’s Association to discuss Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s recently launched initiative to expand services to people living with Alzheimer’s – and to their families.Watch Video »