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42 hours ago

Egleston Farmers Market was live.

A beautiful day at the market! Come join us- open until 2PM!

    Egleston Farmers Market
    A beautiful day at the market! Come join us- open until 2PM!
    http://www.facebook.com

42 hours ago

Does attending Boston Public Schools make a c...

Does attending Boston Public Schools make a child more interesting? Please discuss:

    Opinion: Boston Public Schools Make Your Kids Interesting
    Two friends, Kristin and Kieran, were in a coffee shop on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain with two of their friends. Both sets of friends had kids who were two or three years old, and the kids were running around unchecked. Nearby sat an older man, who was rustling his newspaper.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

45 hours ago

120 women-owned small bizs were celebrated at...

120 women-owned small bizs were celebrated at Bella Luna Restaurant and Milky Way Lounge!

    120 Women-Owned Small Businesses Celebrated at Bella Luna
    Boston City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George recently welcomed 120 women small business owners to Bella Luna Restaurant and Milky Way Lounge for an evening of networking and celebrating Boston's many thriving women-owned businesses. Bella Luna, a women-owned business, is also celebrating 26 years of being in business.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

June 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 3)

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of Main stairs). Agenda includes: (1) Updates; (2) Committee membership and officers; (3) Summary of open issues before the committee; and, (4) Monitoring of current development projects.

    June 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 3)
    Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of Main stairs). Agenda includes: (1) Updates; (2) Committee membership and officers; (3) Summary of open issues before the committee; and, (4) Monitoring of current development projects.
    http://www.jpnc.org

2 days ago

Jamaica Plain’s Centre Street Cafe Closes This Sunday

Jamaica Plain’s Centre Street Cafe (669 Centre St.) will serve its final bolognese this Sunday, June 17, according to co-owner David Doyle...

    Jamaica Plain's Centre Street Cafe Closes This Sunday
    Jamaica Plain's Centre Street Cafe (669 Centre St.) will serve its final bolognese this Sunday, June 17, according to co-owner David Doyle. Yet all is not lost: Centre Street Cafe will undergo remodeling and will reopen during the first two weeks of July as Little Dipper, which will be a space-themed diner.
    https://boston.eater.com

2 days ago

Opinion: Boston Public Schools Make Your Kids Interesting

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/15/opinion-boston-public-schools-makes-your-kids-interesting)

    Opinion: Boston Public Schools Make Your Kids Interesting
    Two friends, Kristin and Kieran, were in a coffee shop on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain with two of their friends. Both sets of friends had kids who were two or three years old, and the kids were running around unchecked. Nearby sat an older man, who was rustling his newspaper.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

120 Women-Owned Small Businesses Celebrated at Bella Luna

Development

    120 Women-Owned Small Businesses Celebrated at Bella Luna
    Boston City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George recently welcomed 120 women small business owners to Bella Luna Restaurant and Milky Way Lounge for an evening of networking and celebrating Boston's many thriving women-owned businesses. Bella Luna, a women-owned business, is also celebrating 26 years of being in business.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

June 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 2)

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of Main stairs). Agenda includes: (1) Updates; (2) Committee membership and officers; (3) Summary of open issues before the committee; and, (4) Monitoring of current development projects.

    June 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 2)
    Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of Main stairs). Agenda includes: (1) Updates; (2) Committee membership and officers; (3) Summary of open issues before the committee; and, (4) Monitoring of current development projects.
    http://www.jpnc.org

3 days ago

Leave it to a grey haired forty something Eng...

Leave it to a grey haired forty something Englishman to open the World Cup! Great job. #russia #angel #worldcup

    The Haven JP
    Leave it to a grey haired forty something Englishman to open the World Cup! Great job. #russia #angel #worldcup
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Can’t believe Morrissey opened the World Cup!...

Can’t believe Morrissey opened the World Cup! @thehavenjp is LOVING THE VIBE #RUSSIA

    The Haven JP
    Can't believe Morrissey opened the World Cup! @thehavenjp is LOVING THE VIBE #RUSSIA
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Check out this video of a fisher cat in Allan...

Check out this video of a fisher cat in Allandale Woods! (You have to click on the link to see the video)

    Video: Fisher Cat in Allandale Woods!
    A recent video taken in Allandale Woods captured amazing footage of a rarely seen fisher cat hanging out in a tree. Fisher cat in Allandale Woods from JamaicaPlainNews.com on Vimeo. "I was climbing up a hill in Allandale Woods with my big yellow lab mix dog Juno.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Video: Fisher Cat in Allandale Woods!

Development

    Video: Fisher Cat in Allandale Woods!
    A recent video taken in Allandale Woods captured amazing footage of a rarely seen fisher cat hanging out in a tree. Fisher cat in Allandale Woods from JamaicaPlainNews.com on Vimeo. "I was climbing up a hill in Allandale Woods with my big yellow lab mix dog Juno.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Cardamom Quartet Performing at JP Library This Saturday

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/14/cardamom-quartet-performing-at-jp-library-this-saturday)

    Cardamom Quartet Performing at JP Library This Saturday
    The Cardamom Quartet will perform a family-friendly concert at the Jamaica Plain Branch Library this Saturday. The concert starts at 11 am and the quartet is actually performing a second concert later in the night at 8 pm at the Cambridge Friends Meeting House. These programs will feature music by Ethel Smyth, Florence Price, Julia [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

Do you have a beautiful garden? Enter the cit...

Do you have a beautiful garden? Enter the city's 2018 Garden Contest and you may win the coveted Golden Trowel (it's not made from gold).

    Win the 'Golden Trowel' in Boston's 2018 Garden Contes​t​! Apply Today or Refer a Friend
    The city is alerting Boston's green thumbs that they have until July 11 to register for the 2018 Mayor's Garden Contest presented by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department with a grand prize provided by JetBlue. Now in its 22nd year, the contest recognizes gardeners who have landscaped, planted flowers, trees, and shrubs, and, in [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

Sip More Than a Dozen Soups at Soup Shack, Opening Next Week

A soup restaurant opens next week in Jamaica Plain, bringing with it more than a dozen varieties of Asian soups. Soup Shack (779 Centre St., Jamaica Plain) will open on June 18 and has posted its menu in the windows of its Centre Street storefront.

    Sip More Than a Dozen Soups at Soup Shack, Opening Next Week
    A soup restaurant opens next week in Jamaica Plain, bringing with it more than a dozen varieties of Asian soups. Soup Shack (779 Centre St., Jamaica Plain) will open on June 18 and has posted its menu in the windows of its Centre Street storefront.
    https://boston.eater.com

4 days ago

Celebrate the one year anniversary of the Jam...

Celebrate the one year anniversary of the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library's renovations with a potluck this Saturday. Mayor Marty Walsh will attend -- no word on what he is bringing to the potluck.

    Summer Solstice Potluck to Celebrate 1st Anniversary of JP Branch Library Renovations
    Celebrate the one-year anniversary of the renovated Jamaica Plain Branch Library with Mayor Marty Walsh with a potluck on Saturday. The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library (30 South St.) are hosting the potluck on Saturday, June 16 from 12:30 to 2 pm. But come early at 11 am to hear a musical performance [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

Summer Solstice Potluck to Celebrate 1st Anniversary of JP Branch Library Renovations

Business

    Summer Solstice Potluck to Celebrate 1st Anniversary of JP Branch Library Renovations
    Celebrate the one-year anniversary of the renovated Jamaica Plain Branch Library with Mayor Marty Walsh with a potluck on Saturday. The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library (30 South St.) are hosting the potluck on Saturday, June 16 from 12:30 to 2 pm. But come early at 11 am to hear a musical performance [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz is holding office...

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz is holding office hours across the district, and in JP on June 15

    State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz Neighborhood Office Hours: JP on June 15
    State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz and her staff are holding neighborhood office hours this summer within each of the neighborhoods of the Second Suffolk District. State Sen. Chang-Díaz encourages residents and interested parties to attend and discuss any community, regional, or statewide issue of concern. Office hours will be held at the following times and locations.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

Ramen, pho and Thai noodle soup -- all under ...

Ramen, pho and Thai noodle soup -- all under one roof! The Soup Shack is opening June 18th! (Please try out your best 'Seinfeld' lines)

    Restaurant Opening Alert: Soup Shack Opening June 18
    The already varied and robust Jamaica Plain cuisine scene will soon get another fare to its lineup -- as the Soup Shack is scheduled to open on June 18. The Soup Shack has given itself a very impressive challenge by serving up three different Asian style soups: Thai noodle soup, pho and ramen.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

Restaurant Opening Alert: Soup Shack Opening June 18

Business

    Restaurant Opening Alert: Soup Shack Opening June 18
    The already varied and robust Jamaica Plain cuisine scene will soon get another fare to its lineup -- as the Soup Shack is scheduled to open on June 18. The Soup Shack has given itself a very impressive challenge by serving up three different Asian style soups: Thai noodle soup, pho and ramen.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz Neighborhood Office Hours: JP on June 15

Business

    State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz Neighborhood Office Hours: JP on June 15
    State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz and her staff are holding neighborhood office hours this summer within each of the neighborhoods of the Second Suffolk District. State Sen. Chang-Díaz encourages residents and interested parties to attend and discuss any community, regional, or statewide issue of concern. Office hours will be held at the following times and locations.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

A tremendous day out - and thanks to all the ...

A tremendous day out - and thanks to all the sponsors and golfers. Belhaven, St Killians, Baldor, Kinealey, Brendan Killian, Tres Gatos, Frogmore, Ardbeg,

    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

The Haven JP added 8 new photos.

Today was our FIFTH annual Golf Tournament. We saw new friends, walked on grass, sun shine, balls fly through the air, hawks soar.....a GREAT DAY OUT!

    The Haven JP
    The Haven JP added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Six Garden Tours in New England to Check Out This Summer

$30, Saturday, July 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., starts at J.P. Licks 659 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, trustees.org/jpgt.

This article has 3 other Boston locations (Show)

$30, Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., starts at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston, trustees.org/segt.

$25, Friday, June 22, 5-8 p.m., Saturday, June 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., South Church, 292 State St., Portsmouth, NH, southchurch-uu.org.

$40, Sunday, July 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., PAAM, 460 Commercial St., Provincetown, paam.org.

    Six Garden Tours in New England to Check Out This Summer
    'Tis the season of garden tours , when generous, green-thumbed New Englanders prop open the gates to their yards for all to enjoy. Here, we've selected six tours you shouldn't miss this summer. The South End Garden Tour This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Trustees' much-loved South End Garden Tour.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

6 days ago

Boston Scores, a nonprofit in Jamaica Plain, ...

Boston Scores, a nonprofit in Jamaica Plain, was awarded a $100,000 grant. Read about what they do and how they're going to use the $$.

    JP Nonprofit Boston Scores Awarded $100,000 Grant
    Jamaica Plain-based Boston Scores is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive a grant of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation's "$100K for 100" program. Thanks to the grant Boston Scores will be able to provide more students sports-based youth development programming. Boston Scores delivers sports-based youth development programs to economically disadvantaged Boston Public School students [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Poll: Should property owners have to pay a fe...

Poll: Should property owners have to pay a fee when storefronts are vacant? The City Council is holding a hearing on a City Councilor Matt O'Malley proposal tomorrow. Click on the link to take the poll!

    Poll: Should Commercial Property Owners Pay a Fee for Empty Storefronts?
    Should landlords pay a fee when their storefronts are vacant? That's the question that a Boston City Council hearing will tackle on Tuesday. District 6 City Councilor Matt O'Malley proposed a vacancy fee for landlords causing "high-end blight" in April. "When properties remain vacant year after year, they create holes in the fabric of our [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

JP Nonprofit Boston Scores Awarded $100,000 Grant

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/11/jp-nonprofit-boston-scores-awarded-100000-grant)

    JP Nonprofit Boston Scores Awarded $100,000 Grant
    Jamaica Plain-based Boston Scores is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive a grant of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation's "$100K for 100" program. Thanks to the grant Boston Scores will be able to provide more students sports-based youth development programming. Boston Scores delivers sports-based youth development programs to economically disadvantaged Boston Public School students [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Poll: Should Commercial Property Owners Pay a Fee for Empty Storefronts?

Business

    Poll: Should Commercial Property Owners Pay a Fee for Empty Storefronts?
    Should landlords pay a fee when their storefronts are vacant? That's the question that a Boston City Council hearing will tackle on Tuesday. District 6 City Councilor Matt O'Malley proposed a vacancy fee for landlords causing "high-end blight" in April. "When properties remain vacant year after year, they create holes in the fabric of our [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 11

Jun 10

Tonight is DEPECHE MODE night at The Haven in...

Tonight is DEPECHE MODE night at The Haven in honour of their amazing concert last night in Boston. AND- given they are English, we are serving our delicious cocktail “The Sassenach”. Come in and try one, Enjoy the Silence, it’s a question of time till you find our precious home, so see you later!

    The Haven JP
    Tonight is DEPECHE MODE night at The Haven in honour of their amazing concert last night in Boston. AND- given they are English, we are serving our delicious cocktail "The Sassenach". Come in and...
    http://www.facebook.com

Jun 10

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun...

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/08/kenny-dalglish-is-knighted-in-queens-birthday-honours-list?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Congratulations to Sir Kenny from The Haven.

    Arise, Sir Kenny: Dalglish is knighted in Queen's birthday honours
    The "King" is to become a knight. The Liverpool and Celtic legend Kenny Dalglish has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's birthday honours in recognition of his services to football, charity and the victims of the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.
    https://www.theguardian.com

Jun 09

Jun 09

Opinion: It’s Time to Champion True Justice for All

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/08/opinion-its-time-to-champion-true-justice-for-all)

    Opinion: It's Time to Champion True Justice for All
    I am marching in the Boston Pride Parade, and I'm both excited and sobered. I'm excited because the celebration of our LGBTQ+ communities is full of joy, laughter, and camaraderie. I'm sobered because in the face of anti-LGBTQ+ court decisions, slow-moving local LGBTQ+ legislation, and a state ballot initiative that's only necessary because so many [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 08

Nika Elugardo for State Representative writes...

Nika Elugardo for State Representative writes about why she's marching in the Boston Pride March

    Opinion: It's Time to Champion True Justice for All
    I am marching in the Boston Pride Parade, and I'm both excited and sobered. I'm excited because the celebration of our LGBTQ+ communities is full of joy, laughter, and camaraderie. I'm sobered because in the face of anti-LGBTQ+ court decisions, slow-moving local LGBTQ+ legislation, and a state ballot initiative that's only necessary because so many [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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