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Police put damper on water balloon fight in Allston

Nearly 100 combatants took part

A group descended on the intersection of Harvard and Brighton avenues in Allston, armed with water balloons. A group descended on the intersection of Harvard and Brighton avenues in Allston, armed with water balloons. (GABRIELLE DUNN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By Gabrielle T. Dunn
Globe Correspondent / August 24, 2008

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A horde of green bandana-clad warriors descended on the intersection of Harvard and Brighton avenues in Allston yesterday, screaming, squirting, and slinging water balloons until Boston police, who said the fun was getting out of hand, stepped in to break it up. (Full article: 605 words)

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