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Grainne O’Malley’s

We’re going to make a wild assumption and assume our followers know it’s #stpatricksday this Sunday. As such, we thought it v appropriate to (re-?)introduce you one of our favorite spots and YOUR Brookline St. Patrick’s Day destination, Grainne O’Malley’s in Coolidge Corner! Conveniently located at 201 Harvard St. on the South side of Beacon in Coolidge Corner, this authentic Irish neighborhood mainstay offers up some very tasty food and a great variety of draft beer any time of the year. Look, we all know what you want to do this weekend. Find a spot that has great music, cold Guinness and…

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KOOKOO Cafe

Have you ever seen a cuter place than the Kookoo Cafe in Brookline Village? If you answered “yes”, I’m calling you out! LIAR, LIAR PANTS ON FRICKIN' FIRE! It simply does not get cuter than this spot. And they’re crankin’ out incredible, house-made pastries/soups/sammiches/smoothies alongside just-right coffeehouse drinkables. Located on Station St. directly across from the Brookline Village stop on the D line, the Kookoo Cafe offers everything you like to find in a small, rustic neighborhood cafe. It’s bohemian feel invites you to just chill out and enjoy your order- and yourself- for a moment. Go ahead, take a…

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Coolidge Corner Clubhouse *SUPER BOWL EDITION*

You know ‘em, you love ‘em. A Coolidge Corner favorite since 1989. Under new ownership as of December 2018, we feel it’s a fine time to re-introduce you to the Coolidge Corner Clubhouse (@coolidge_corner_clubhouse). Located at 307-309 Harvard St. in Coolidge Corner, stepping into the CCC (as the locals call it) takes you to Boston sports era’s both classic and new. The walls are custom painted with various Boston sport team logos and landmarks and the long bar with embedded vintage sports cards offers plenty of comfortable bar seating while you order up one of the CCC’s 36 (mostly local)…

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Shaking Crab

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to GET YER HANDS DIRTY with this #kingstonlocal installment brought to you by the awesome team at the Shaking Crab in Coolidge Corner!! The Shaking Crab focuses on an array of fresh seafood making it a perfect New England fit. We’re talking a wide variety of crabs, HUGE shrimps, mussels, lobster and other great options (NOLA crawfish too!). Toss that in your choice of four different rich garlicky/buttery/spicy sauce (all with adjustable spice levels) and you have a unique and KILLER meal and experience. Their meaty king crab legs & shrimp combo is…

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Giving Back

As Thanksgiving approaches this Thursday, we’re reminded that ‘tis the season for giving back. As such, we’re taking the opportunity this week as our #kingstonlocal feature to focus on some local options for our followers to donate their time, energy, money or ALL OF THE ABOVE this holiday season. The Brookline Food Pantry with two locations in Brookline, provides assistance to food insecure individuals and families in the Town of Brookline. Partnering with folks like the Brookline Farmers Market, they’re one of a kind in Brookline. BFP also heads up a program called “Brookline Thrives” with the…

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