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  1. Fro-Yo
    A Frozen-Yogurt Amusement Park Opens in AllstonFroYoWorld sounds like such fun!
  2. Openings
    C’est BonBon Chon Chicken comes to Harvard Square.
  3. Rodents
    In Allston, Even the Rodents Eat WellA squirrel just hangs out, feasts on pizza.
  4. Reopenings
    The Joshua Tree Is Now Barley Hall; Common Ground to Temporarily CloseBig changes for Allston imbibers this week.
  5. Coming Soon
    We’re Sensing A Hidden GemAn Allston social club could become a Russian restaurant.
  6. Food Politics
    Pizza Politics in AllstonThe Allston Civic Association is no fan of late-night pizza shenanigans.
  7. Funnies
    Today In Dubious Restaurant Names: Jalaqenos and Espresso LoveWe can do better than this.
  8. Closings
    Wisteria ShutteredThe Allston Taiwanese spot is abandoned and rife with spoiled food.
  9. Closings
    Goodbye, Gitlo’sThe Allston dim sum spot is no longer.
  10. Closings
    Zaps Zips AwayThe Allston Polish spot appears to be dunzo.
  11. Openings
    Roast Beast Furthers Boston’s Roast Beef RenaissanceThese days, Boston’s a roast beef town.
  12. Possible Closings
    Our House West ‘Possibly’ Closing“It’s not exactly definite for sure,” the restaurant tells us.
  13. Closings
    Buzzer Rings for Sports DepotThe longstanding Allston restaurant will shutter to make way for Regina Pizza.
  14. Booze News
    Bazaar Awarded Incredibly Specific Liquor LicenseThe Allston convenience shop will sell only Eastern European alcohol.
  15. Mediavore
    Market Won’t Shutter; McDonald’s Threatens Allston ClosurePlus: soy milk could get a new label, and the provenance of AriZona Iced Tea, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Closings
    Privus Will Shutter This WeekendBut where will the Bon Chon chicken go?
  17. Closings
    Shabu Shabu Toki Bites the DustIs Boston over shabu shabu?
  18. Closings
    Allston Uno’s ShuttersUno’s has closed two Boston-are locations in the past month.
  19. Openings
    A Late-Night Kebab Battle Brews in AllstonKebabs are to Allston what burritos are to Brookline.
  20. Booze News
    Allston Wants Another Liquor StoreHey, at least it’s not another late-night restaurant.
  21. BLB Follies
    Daniel Pokaski May Not Have Aced His SAT AnalogiesHalal is to Muslims as pizza is to Italians, claims the Boston Licensing Board chair.
  22. Closings
    Goodbye to The Kells, Hello Tavern on the SquareThe violence-ridden bar is closing its doors for good.
  23. Openings
    Late-Night Kebabs Come to AllstonSeriously, how did this take so long?
  24. Menus
    What to Eat at Blue Asia Cafe, Now Open in AllstonBecause you’ve always wanted hot dog and cheese wrapped up like sushi!
  25. Openings
    Boston Greets the New Year with a Restaurant ShuffleGoodbye, Dawat and Bo-Thai, hello Ariana and Basil Asia.
  26. Openings
    Steamed Sandwiches Hit AllstonBlue Asia cafe opens later this month.
  27. Endangered
    Is The Kells a Trouble Spot?The bar has undergone four violent incidents in the past two months.
  28. Openings
    One Sandwich Replaces Another in AllstonKelly’s Roast Beef wants to open its first Boston location in
  29. Endangered
    Super 88 Files for BankruptcyThe latest in a string of legal woes for the Asian supermarket chain.
  30. Openings
    Raising Cane’s Will Open in AllstonThe chicken finger chain will open on Commonwealth.
  31. North End
    The North End Would Rather Not Become Allston, ThanksResidents are not happy about the drunken revelers in their streets.
  32. Menus
    What to Eat at Peace O’ Pie, Soft Opening Today$18.99 for a vegan pizza? In Allston? Really?
  33. Openings
    Vegan Pizza Returns to AllstonPeace o’ Pie will serve up vegan pizza and sweet rolls in the old T.J.’s space.
  34. Menus
    What to Eat at Habibi’s Lounge, Now Open in AllstonThe new hookah lounge offers Middle Eastern snacks.
  35. Endangered
    PizzaWings and Bo-Thai Up for SaleNow’s your chance to own an Allston restaurant.
  36. Openings
    Korean Street Food: Coming Soon to AllstonThe Buk Kyung II owners are expanding.
  37. The Other Critics
    Good News for Italian in the SuburbsPlus: Mat Schaffer on Allston’s international eats, and MC Slim JB finds Maria’s Taqueria perfectly fine, all in our weekly restaurant review roundup.