4 hours ago

MBTA Weekends: June 23 to Sept. 9, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Ruggles

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    MBTA Weekends: June 23 to Sept. 9, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Ruggles
    At least it's not on the weekdays. Starting June 23 through September 9, buses will be replacing MBTA train service from Forest Hills to Ruggles on the weekends. The disruption in train service is due to track work, which is starting the weekend of June 23-24 and going through September 8-9, from the start to [...]
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13 hours ago

Snow peas! its pea season. The second salad o...

Snow peas! its pea season. The second salad of this week features snow peas from The Food Project, tofu from 21st Century Tofu and shitake mushrooms that Red's Best is selling on behalf of Mycottera Farm.

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Snow peas! its pea season. The second salad of this week features snow peas from The Food Project, tofu from 21st Century Tofu and shitake mushrooms that Red's Best is selling on behalf of Mycottera...
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14 hours ago

First American woman to win Boston Marathon i...

First American woman to win Boston Marathon in 33 years to be honored by Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley

    Councilor O'Malley Proclaiming June 20th Des Linden Day, Honoring Boston Marathon Winner
    Desiree Linden was the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years, and to honor her, Wednesday will be Des Linden Day in Boston. District 6 Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley will host a meet and greet with Desiree "Des" Linden in Boston City Hall (Curley Room, 5th Floor) from 11 am [...]
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15 hours ago

Councilor O’Malley Proclaiming June 20th Des Linden Day, Honoring Boston Marathon Winner

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    Councilor O'Malley Proclaiming June 20th Des Linden Day, Honoring Boston Marathon Winner
    Desiree Linden was the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years, and to honor her, Wednesday will be Des Linden Day in Boston. District 6 Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley will host a meet and greet with Desiree "Des" Linden in Boston City Hall (Curley Room, 5th Floor) from 11 am [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

26 hours ago

Public Improvement Commission hearing

As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Marquee License Plan, Boylston Street and Washington Street, Boston Proper,” 1 sheet dated May 30, 2018.

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...Arlington Street, Boston Proper, on its easterly side at address #52-78 located generally between Park Plaza and Columbus Avenue, and consisting of seating for 12 persons and approximately 280 square feet within the public...

As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repair Plan, 150 Seaport Boulevard, Seaport,” 3 sheets dated May 4, 2018.

1-70 Vallar Road, Faywood Road, 160-248 Waldemar Avenue; East Boston – Discontinuance, Widening & Relocation, Specific Repairs – On a set of joint petitions by Trinity Orient Heights Phase Two Limited Partnership and the Boston Housing Authority

1-70 Vallar Road, Faywood Road, 160-248 Waldemar Avenue; East Boston – Discontinuance, Widening & Relocation, Specific Repairs – On a set of joint petitions by Trinity Orient Heights Phase Two Limited Partnership and the Boston Housing Authority

1 City Hall Square

    Public Improvement Commission hearing
    The Public Improvement Commission is holding a hearing on June 21 at 10 a.m. Public Hearing On a petition by Orange Barrel Media LLC for the granting of a Projection License for the installation of a digital marquee over a portion of the sidewalk within Boylston Street, Boston Proper, on its northerly side at 621 Washington Street located west of Washington Street.
    https://www.boston.gov

27 hours ago

The city recommended 35 projects receive Comm...

The city recommended 35 projects receive Community Preservation Act funds, including two in JP + the bear dens in Franklin Park

    CPA $ Recommended for Affordable Housing, Olmsted Park and Franklin Park Bears Frieze
    Boston is recommending that Community Preservation Act funds be used for 35 projects across the city, including for affordable housing in Jamaica Plain. "The Community Preservation Act is a new tool that will help take our work on affordable housing, historic preservation and open space to the next level," said Mayor Marty Walsh via press [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

27 hours ago

Chilacates Continues Boston Expansion with South End Tacos

Chilacates, coming to 275 Shawmut Ave., South End, and other locations in 2018; 224 Amory St., Jamaica Plain, 617-522-6000; 658 Centre St., 617-522-6000, chilacates.mx

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Chilacates, coming to 275 Shawmut Ave., South End, and other locations in 2018; 224 Amory St., Jamaica Plain, 617-522-6000; 658 Centre St., 617-522-6000, chilacates.mx

Chilacates, coming to 275 Shawmut Ave., South End, and other locations in 2018; 224 Amory St., Jamaica Plain, 617-522-6000; 658 Centre St., 617-522-6000, chilacates.mx

    Sweet, Chilacates Is Also Opening in the South End
    The Wholy Grain has closed to make way for the growing, local Mexican food chain. Chilacates-the best fast-casual Mexican restaurant in Boston-is opening a South End location on Shawmut Ave. in 2018, along with taco and burrito shops in Mission Hill and Chestnut Hill, and Grass Fed Burgers in Jamaica Plain.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

28 hours ago

CPA $ Recommended for Affordable Housing, Olmsted Park and Franklin Park Bears Frieze

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    CPA $ Recommended for Affordable Housing, Olmsted Park and Franklin Park Bears Frieze
    Boston is recommending that Community Preservation Act funds be used for 35 projects across the city, including for affordable housing in Jamaica Plain. "The Community Preservation Act is a new tool that will help take our work on affordable housing, historic preservation and open space to the next level," said Mayor Marty Walsh via press [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

38 hours ago

Its salad season! Posting a week of salads ma...

Its salad season! Posting a week of salads made with ingredients from the market. So many choices to work with! First up- roasted beets with fresh peas and bibb lettuce from The Food Project, with blue cheese from Brookford Farm. What are you cooking?!

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Its salad season! Posting a week of salads made with ingredients from the market. So many choices to work with! First up- roasted beets with fresh peas and bibb lettuce from The Food Project, with...
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41 hours ago

Dudley Grows updated their profile picture.

    Dudley Grows
    Dudley Grows updated their profile picture.
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46 hours ago

Zoning Advisory Subcommittee Hearing

Case: BOA-833400, Address: 23-25 Chestnut Square  Ward: 19 , Applicant: Wim Dekok

Purpose: Off-Street Parking for 1 Car to be used by 19 - 21 Chestnut Square.

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Case: BOA-833291, Address: 279-281 Hanover Street   Ward: 3 , Applicant: Anthony Virgilio

Case: BOA-814496, Address: 72 Montgomery Street  Ward: 4 , Applicant: Jeffrey Klug

Case: BOA-834570, Address: 550 East Seventh Street  Ward: 7, Applicant: Tommy Noto

Case: BOA-817264, Address: 33-39 South Huntington   Ward:10 , Applicant: Douglas George

Case: BOA-827023, Address: 33 Lawley Street  Ward: 16, Applicant: John Pokolske

Case: BOA-827845, Address: 38-42 Hyde Park Avenue  Ward: 19, Applicant: Margaret Pimentel

Case: BOA-819905, Address: 160 Russett Road,  Ward: 20, Applicant: Tomasz Adach

Case: BOA-824678, Address: 301-303 Corey Street  Ward: 20 , Applicant: Michael Kelly

Case: BOA-807547, Address: 211 Roslindale Avenue  Ward: 20, Applicant: Erin Doherty

Case: BOA-806508, Address: 69-71 Fayston Street   Ward: 14 , Applicant: Vargas Dasilveira

1010 Mass Ave

    Zoning Advisory Subcommittee Hearing
    HEARINGS: 5 p.m. Article(s): 62(62-25) 62(62-8) Purpose: Front dormer addition facing Green Street, rear dormer addition facing rear yard at existing attic level. Existing finished space with existing bedroom and existing bathroom to be renovated and expanded to create two modest bedrooms by making use of new floor space with adequate headroom for the new living space.
    https://www.boston.gov

2 days ago

Learn and support our local JP bizs! The JP L...

Learn and support our local JP bizs! The JP Local First Fair is Thursday as part of Thursdays at Loring-Greenough House. More than 50 bizs will be there + a bouncy house (for the kids!) and more!

    JP Local First Fair on Thursday: 50+ Bizs, Live Music, Food Trucks and Bouncy House
    What do more than 50 local businesses, poutine, Mexican street corn, a social media contest and a bouncy house have in common? They're all going to be at the 2nd Annual JP Local First Fair this Thursday at the Loring-Greenough House. The JP Local First Fair is a great way to support many of our [...]
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2 days ago

JP Local First Fair on Thursday: 50+ Bizs, Live Music, Food Trucks and Bouncy House

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    JP Local First Fair on Thursday: 50+ Bizs, Live Music, Food Trucks and Bouncy House
    What do more than 50 local businesses, poutine, Mexican street corn, a social media contest and a bouncy house have in common? They're all going to be at the 2nd Annual JP Local First Fair this Thursday at the Loring-Greenough House. The JP Local First Fair is a great way to support many of our [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

4 days 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!
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4 days 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.
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4 days 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

4 days ago

Egleston Farmers Market posted 9 photos.

Going to be a beautiful day for market - 10AM-2PM at 31 Germania St @bitestreats @brookfordfarm @elcolombianocoffee @justhummus.boston @mrtamole @murphandmoose @onepinedayco @redsbest @theneighborhoodfarm @thesababakitchen @thirdcliffbakery @the_food_project @drinkwaku & Rose and the Wild Edibles with the tunes! @ Egleston Farmers Market

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Egleston Farmers Market added a new photo.
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4 days ago

4 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

5 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

5 days ago

120 Women-Owned Small Businesses Celebrated at Bella Luna

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    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

5 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

6 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
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6 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
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6 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

6 days ago

Video: Fisher Cat in Allandale Woods!

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    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

6 days ago

Cardamom Quartet Performing at JP Library This Saturday

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    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 [...]
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6 days ago

6 days ago

Five Fun Father’s Day Events around Boston

Free, June 16, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Tony Williams Dance Center, 284 Amory St., Jamaica Plain, facebook.com.  

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Free, June 16, to be added to the waitlist email mjasny@esplanadeassociation.org, Community Boating Inc., 21 David G Mugar Way, Boston, eventbrite.com. 

Discounted $10 kids ticket with the purchase of one $40 adult ticket, June 16. Boats are docked directly left of the New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, libertyfleet.com.  

    Five Fun Father's Day Events around Boston
    Enjoy the Charles River Adventure Day, a TreeTop High Ropes Course, and more. Socks, alcohol, something for the grill, another silly tie, and a (10th) pair of slippers to add to the collection-we're pretty sure dads everywhere are just about as sick of receiving these things as we are of buying them.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

6 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

Jun 13

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

Jun 13

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

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    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

Jun 13

Jun 12

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

Jun 12

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

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