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And now, the top stories this week from Curbed Boston...

ALLSTON—The groundbreaking for the big-time redevelopment of Barry's Corner is set for Friday, part of Harvard's expansion in the neighborhood. Meanwhile, a group of residents wants to change the name to Allston Square. Bring it.

DOWNTOWN CROSSING—A suburbanite paid more than $3,300,000 for a condo in the new Millennium Place, the biggest total yet plunked down for a spread there. At the same time, more and more Millennium Place owners are renting out their freshly bought places.

QUINCY/MEDFORD/ROSLINDALE—Not feeling the love from Southie, the South End, JP, etc.? How's about these soaring markets for your next condo buy?

HUB-WIDE—Here's a map of several apartment complexes offering free rent and/or no security deposits right this second.