Outside the Frame


Your local guide to what’s happening in Boston — with a flair for the avant-garde.

Classic and Contemporary Novels Set in Boston
Arts & Culture

Classic and Contemporary Novels Set in Boston

September 27th, 2019

At Studio Allston, we’re always going on about visual arts, but what about the art of the written word? Beantown has been the birthplace of writers and the inspiration for countless books. If you’re planning to visit us, take a look at these classic and contemporary novels set in Boston. 

All About Allston Village Street Fair
Boston Events & Local Happenings

All About Allston Village Street Fair

September 20th, 2019

Allston Village Street Fair is the annual event that best underlines what distinguishes our neighborhood: its rich, multicultural heritage, youthful vibe and contemporary art scene. It’s even dubbed as Boston’s Hippest Multicultural Festival! Read all about it here. 

Thinking Green: 5 Ways to Practice Minimalism
Arts & Culture

Thinking Green: 5 Ways to Practice Minimalism

September 13th, 2019

The word “minimalism” tends to evoke furniture-free apartments and plain white walls. Right? Not quite. Decluttering, reducing consumption and favoring quality over quantity are part of a personal practice with great benefits. If you’re curious about minimalism but don’t know where to start, follow these five tips. 

5 September Festivals in Boston You Can’t Miss
Boston Events & Local Happenings

5 September Festivals in Boston You Can’t Miss

September 6th, 2019

Planning a trip to Beantown this month? The city is preparing for top festivals that highlight fitness, local and sustainable food, exceptional cinema and electronic music. Read more about them below.