2 hours ago

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

Business

    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

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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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2 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.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 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

2 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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2 days ago

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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

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

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

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

5 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

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

6 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

6 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

6 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

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

Jun 11

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

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

Jun 11

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Shakespearean tragedy, comedy for a cause

Hear Me Roar Female Artist Event from noon to 4 p.m. at Bantam Cider, 40 Merriam St., in the Inner Belt neighborhood near Union Square, Somerville. Free, but register here. 

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Redbones 22nd annual Bike Party from 5 to 9 p.m. at Redbones, 55 Chester St., Davis Square, Somerville. Tickets are $15. (Rain date: June 25) 

“We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories” reading and conversation with C. Robert Cargill from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square. Free, but register here.

B-Movies & Burgers with “Rock ’n’ Roll High School” from 7 to 9 p.m. at Friendly Toast, 1 Kendall Square. Free seating, but first-come, first-served starting at 6:30 p.m.

Guerilla Opera’s “Emergence I” from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square. Tickets are $20.

MASS Leap: Louder Than a Bomb youth poets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Longfellow House, 105 Brattle St., West Cambridge. Free. 

“Othello” Shakespeare in the park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. (and running with four more performances through Sunday before moving next weekend to North Cambridge) at Longfellow Park, 175 Mount Auburn St., near Harvard Square. Free. 

17th Annual Historic Bike Ride in Somerville from 2 to 4:45 p.m., starting at Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Ave., in the Winter Hill neighborhood of Somerville. Free.

New England Underground Music Festival 3 from 3:30 p.m. to midnight at ARTFarm, 10 Poplar St., near Union Square, Somerville (or, if it rains, at Hardcore Stadium, otherwise known as the...

    A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Shakespearean tragedy, comedy for a cause
    Redbones 22nd annual Bike Party from 5 to 9 p.m. at Redbones, 55 Chester St., Davis Square, Somerville. Tickets are $15. (Rain date: June 25) This annual block party offers free valet bike parking so you can enjoy the food, drink and the anticipation of winning with the raffle ticket granted as part of admission.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

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Jun 11

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