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Norman B. Leventhal Map Center

Mission The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library is dedicated to the creative educational use of its cartographic holdings, which extend...

JFK Centennial – May 29, 2017

The John F. Kennedy National Historic Site (83 Beals Street, Brookline) has asked Brookline Music School to join in the Centennial Celebration of JFK...

JFK Birth Centennial Ends On Assassination Anniversary

A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth came to close Wednesday, exactly 54 years after his assassination. National...

Widow Harris House

The Widow Harris House was named after Hannah Winchester Harris, the wife of its first owner, Timothy Harris. It was built between 1772 and 1796...

The Day I Died: The One-Year Career Of Vaughn Meader

On November 22, 1963, when a Milwaukee cabbie picked up his passenger, the driver recognized 27-year-old Vaughn Meader of the wildly successful comedy album, The...

Brookline Votes To Change Name Of Devotion School

Brookline Town Meeting voted Tuesday to rename the Edward S. Devotion School, which was named after a resident who owned a slave in the...

Brookline To Consider Indigenous Peoples Day Instead Of Columbus Day

A resolution has been brought forth in Brookline to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day rather than Columbus Day. The change...

Edward Devotion House

The Edward Devotion House is one of the oldest colonial structures in Brookline. Owned by the town and administered by the Brookline Historical Society,...

Taft At Brookline

Black History Month Film Series At Brookline Public Library

In honor of Black History Month, the Public Library of Brookline (361 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445) is screening a month-long film series. Join...

Museum Of Bad Art

Brookline Gallery In 2010, we added a third location in the offices of Brookline Interactive Group. The admission is free. Of almost 600 pieces in the...

National Hispanic Heritage Month At The BPD

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brookline Police Department is honored to introduce you to Detective Carlos Crespo. Detective Crespo, a first generation...

Brookline Booksmith Brings Dan Rather To Boston

Dan Rather, the iconic former CBS Evening News anchor and journalist is coming to Boston next month. The Brookline Booksmith and WBUR will be...

Happy Independence Day!

On January 20, 1961 John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address inspired Americans to see the importance of civic action and public service. His historic words, which...
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Brookline Community Members Join Forces To Celebrate JFK’S Birth, Legacy

When the nation steps out on May 29 to honor those who died while serving the country in the armed forces, Brookline will also...

A Look At Slavery In Brookline

Contrary to a common misconception, the North was not without slavery; in fact, most slave traders were from New England, and Brookline was no...

† Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick")! This cultural and religious...

Boston Fire Museum

Mission The mission of the Museum is to preserve and display fire fighting memorabilia from the Greater Boston area, educate and inform the general public...

Larz Anderson Auto Museum

Specialties The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is a unique, special place that is a true "Hidden Gem". There is something to appeal to everyone, whether...

Ice Cream On Sundays And Water From The Charles: A look...

Centuries after Brookline was established, it is easy to take for granted what makes Brookline, Brookline - from the representative Town Meeting to the...

Jewish National Fund Visits Station 5

The Jewish National Fund came to Station 5 to present the members with a photo of the 9/11 Memorial in Jerusalem. They wanted to...

Clark Art Institute Names New Chief Advancement Officer

The Clark Art Institute has named Thomas H. Woodward to serve as chief advancement officer, leading the Clark's philanthropy and membership programs. Woodward comes to...

Brookline To Honor Three Slaves Who Marched To Lexington

Bearing several veterans memorial plaques, the lobby walls of Town Hall serve as a tribute to Brookline’s many veterans, and as a testament to...

Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country. The day is commemorated around the...

Remembering Brookline’s Sonia Paine: Survivor, Businesswoman, Fighter

She fled from the Nazis with her parents in 1939, fended off career criminal “Little Nick” when he tried to rob her, and distinguished...

The National Center For Jewish Film’s Annual Festival Starts May 2

The National Center for Jewish Film's annual festival will feature limited release screenings, regional premieres and insightful discussions from May 2 to 13. Professor of American Studies Thomas...

Putterham School

Brookline, Massachusetts proudly boasts of owning a school house that is over two hundred years old. It is the Putterham School which was built...

Happenings Around Brookline

Thursday, Jan. 11 "Movement to Music and Imagination”: 11:00 a.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information...

Around Town

1. Learn about the journeys of four women writers at the Women’s Journeys in Writing event at the Brookline Public Library on March 22. Fiction...

Jamaica Way Bridge Over Route 9 Renamed For Carlos Arredondo

The Jamaica Way Bridge is being renamed in honor of the late sons of the cowboy-hat-wearing man who was captured in an iconic photo...

The Institute Of Contemporary Art

Founded in 1936 as the Boston Museum of Modern Art — a sister institution to New York’s MoMA — the museum was conceived as...

McMullen Museum Of Art

About the McMullen Museum The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College organizes and presents innovative, multidisciplinary exhibitions that have received national and international recognition,...