Closing time comes for Allston neighborhood pub

Allston, MA., 05/11/18, The Bus Stop Pub owner, Joyce Hynds, cq, gets a good bye hug from long time customer Mark Lydon. The Bus Stop Pub, an Allston neighborhood bar, is closing after 38 years, squeezed out by Harvard University's massive expansion into North Allston and the simultaneous gentrification of the blue-collar neighborhood. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

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After 38 years, the Bus Stop Pub will close Saturday, and Friday was a time to mourn the disappearance of a classic Boston institution ? the blue-collar neighborhood bar ? and the changing makeup of the Allston neighborhood that once sustained it.

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