70% percent of Boston-area leases reset on September 1 and thousands of apartments in Allston (and around Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville) change hands. As a result, the annual unofficial curbside holiday “Allston Christmas” takes place.
The ultimate free event: Find everything from air conditioners to boardgames to deer heads to microwaves. Essentially anything and everything that won't fit in people's moving trucks is up for grabs.
Check out the city's Moving in Boston guide: