Bumper stickers in this DIY neighborhood say it best: It’s all in Allston. Together, Allston-Brighton comprises countless super-cool niches, whether you prefer playing late-night dive bar darts or sipping early morning coffee in movie-set worthy cafes. Hard-partying frat boys share Allston-Brighton with hard-working entrepreneurs, and the neighborhood’s architecture is just as sundry—mangy college apartments abut well-tended Victorians. Whether your scene is ragged or refined, you’ll find something to love in this conveniently located neighborhood.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Allston-Brighton: Boston's Student-Centric Community
A residential neighborhood populated with homeowners and renters, folks who've been in the neighborhood a lifetime alongside new folks from all continents (except maybe Antarctica...)."
Allston-Brighton Nightlife: A Little Hip, A Little Gritty
This is a student area, so it is a lively and sometimes noisy neighborhood... especially on some weekends when students celebrate certain occasions."
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Kenn Tam is a Canadian photographer living and working in New York City's Manhattan, that specializes in portraits and street photography. And yes, he was that high school year book guy with a 50mm lens for a face.