16 min ago

Drive-By Shooting Leads to Driver Hitting Officer with Audi; Cop Fires at Vehicle

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/17/drive-by-shooting-leads-to-driver-hitting-officer-with-audi-cop-fires-at-vehicle/29237)

    Drive-By Shooting Leads to Driver Hitting Officer with Audi; Cop Fires at Vehicle
    A Boston Police officer opened fire on a vehicle that had just hit another Boston Police officer after fleeing the scene of a drive-by shooting on School Street in Jamaica Plain. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans spoke at a press conference around 4 pm in regards to the incident.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

43 min ago

Join us tomorrow for the last outdoor market ...

Join us tomorrow for the last outdoor market of 2017! Our crew (plus pop-up all stars @buenasbrand !) will be there jamming to Farmer Jude's excellent Thanksgiving mix & it's a chance to stock up for your turkey-day feast

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Join us tomorrow for the last outdoor market of 2017! Our crew (plus pop-up all stars @buenasbrand !) will be there jamming to Farmer Jude's excellent Thanksgiving mix & it's a chance to stock up for...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 hours ago

@thehavenjp Bruichladdich pre-Christmas Scotc...

@thehavenjp Bruichladdich pre-Christmas Scotch Dinner! Get tickets NOW!!!

    The Haven JP
    @thehavenjp Bruichladdich pre-Christmas Scotch Dinner! Get tickets NOW!!!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 hours ago

Another @thehavenjp Scotch event! We welcome ...

Another @thehavenjp Scotch event! We welcome Bruichladdich for a great night of Scottish cuisine and Scotch. #blackart #octomore #laddie #portcharlotte

    The Haven JP
    Another @thehavenjp Scotch event! We welcome Bruichladdich for a great night of Scottish cuisine and Scotch. #blackart #octomore #laddie #portcharlotte
    https://www.facebook.com

9 hours ago

A JP resident was named chief marketing offic...

A JP resident was named chief marketing officer for the Appalachian Mountain Club

    JP Resident Named Chief Marketing Officer for Appalachian Mountain Club
    The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) has named Rebecca "Bec" Rollins of Jamaica Plain as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Rollins oversees Communications, Marketing, Membership, Magazine, Books and the AMC website. She serves on AMC's staff leadership team and is a liaison to the organization
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

10 hours ago

JP Resident Selected as Artist for Public Art Project at Jamaica Plain Library

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/17/jp-resident-selected-as-artist-for-public-art-project-at-jamaica-plain-library/29151)

    JP Resident Selected as Artist for Public Art Project at Jamaica Plain Library
    You may not know sculptor Matthew Hinçman by name, but you probably know his thought-provoking work from around the neighborhood. Come next year there will be another significant Hinçman art piece in JP, as he was recently selected to create a public art project at the Jamaica Plain Branch Library.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

17 hours ago

24 hours ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared Stash Jewelr...

Stop by Fabutique tonight!!

    Ladies Night with Stash Jewelry
    Join us for a night of fun, fashion, refreshments, discounts and the newest and sparkliest pieces by Stash Jewelry! Get a jump on your holiday shopping...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared Top It Off A...

Join us as we celebrate Top It Off Accessories at Local 338 Bagels & Coffee

    Bagel Breakfast with Top it Off and West Roxbury Mainstreets
    Join us for Bagels, Coffee and a special Viewing! Wear your favorite Top it Off accessories for more chances to win our cozy Sherpa Vests & Pullovers!
    https://www.facebook.com

29 hours ago

This beautiful bottle just arrived in time fo...

This beautiful bottle just arrived in time for the holiday season. #laphroaig #islay

    The Haven JP
    This beautiful bottle just arrived in time for the holiday season. #laphroaig #islay
    https://www.facebook.com

30 hours ago

Have you seen the Happy Supermarket on South ...

Have you seen the Happy Supermarket on South Street? It's expanding to include more fresh produce and more.

    New Happy Supermarket & Spirits to Expand on South Street, Add Fresh Produce, Meat Department
    More than a month ago, the Happy Supermarket & Spirits moved into the space of the old dilapidated South Street Laundromat, and the market will soon be expanding its footprint after buying out the ownership of Fernandez Spa next door. The Happy Supermarket ownership completely renovated the
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

34 hours ago

New Happy Supermarket & Spirits to Expand on South Street, Add Fresh Produce, Meat Department

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/16/new-happy-supermarket-spirits-to-expand-on-south-street-add-fresh-produce-meat-department/29080)

    New Happy Supermarket & Spirits to Expand on South Street, Add Fresh Produce, Meat Department
    More than a month ago, the Happy Supermarket & Spirits moved into the space of the old dilapidated South Street Laundromat, and the market will soon be expanding its footprint after buying out the ownership of Fernandez Spa next door. The Happy Supermarket ownership completely renovated the
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

35 hours ago

Check out some great activities in the neighb...

Check out some great activities in the neighborhood!!

    5 Things to do in the Parkway
    Parkway Turkey TrotThe Saturday before Thanksgiving, over 400 Parkway youth, parents and community members will come together for the Parkway Turkey Trot in a day to celebrate the community, enjoy the outdoors and get moving together.
    http://west-roxbury.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

Check out the newest restaurant in the distri...

Check out the newest restaurant in the district!

    New Thai Restaurant Open In West Roxbury
    WEST ROXBURY, MA - A Thai restaurant in West Roxbury has been replaced by another Thai restaurant. The former Sticky Rice, located at 1894 Centre St., is now Som Tum Modern Thai Cuisine, according to Universal Hub.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

JP residents are holding the grand opening fo...

JP residents are holding the grand opening for their new craft beer, wine and spirits store Reveler Beverage Company in Needham this weekend. There will be samples!

    JP Residents Opening Craft Beer, Wine and Spirits Shop in Needham
    Jamaica Plain residents Scott and Kate Linzmeyer recently opened Reveler Beverage Company -- a craft beer, wine and spirits shop in Needham, and will be celebrating the grand opening this weekend. Kate said Reveler strives to be greater Boston's destination for craft beverages. "We embr
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Remember James's Gate? Its building was recen...

Remember James's Gate? Its building was recently razed. The mural on the adjacent building still stands.

    ICYMI: James's Gate Restaurant Razed
    The old building that housed the popular James's Gate restaurant was razed recently and fans mourned its loss. The building is now gone with a hole in the ground taking its place, but the James's Gate mural is still visible on the outside wall of the old Fernandez Spa building.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared masona grill...

Support PR by eating local this Saturday!!

    masona grill
    Now this should be fun! Join Masona's guest waitresses as they support a worthy cause! What are you doing on Saturday night? Score one of the "guest waitress" tables at Masona and you'll not only be...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

ICYMI: James’s Gate Restaurant Razed

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/15/icymi-jamess-gate-restaurant-razed/29072)

    ICYMI: James's Gate Restaurant Razed
    The old building that housed the popular James's Gate restaurant was razed recently and fans mourned its loss. The building is now gone with a hole in the ground taking its place, but the James's Gate mural is still visible on the outside wall of the old Fernandez Spa building.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

JP Residents Opening Craft Beer, Wine and Spirits Shop in Needham

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/15/jp-residents-opening-craft-beer-wine-and-spirits-shop-in-needham/29113)

    JP Residents Opening Craft Beer, Wine and Spirits Shop in Needham
    Jamaica Plain residents Scott and Kate Linzmeyer recently opened Reveler Beverage Company -- a craft beer, wine and spirits shop in Needham, and will be celebrating the grand opening this weekend. Kate said Reveler strives to be greater Boston's destination for craft beverages. "We embr
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Save the Date-Friday December 1st 4-8pm, West...

Save the Date-Friday December 1st 4-8pm, West Roxbury Main St hosts a holiday market & the Mayor's tree lighting!! http://ow.ly/hu8t30gA4cx #WestRoxbury

    West Roxbury Main Streets
    Save the Date-Friday December 1st 4-8pm, West Roxbury Main St hosts a holiday market & the Mayor's tree lighting!! http://ow.ly/hu8t30gA4cx #WestRoxbury
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

November 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 5)

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, November 15 2017, at 7:00 pm, Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.  Agenda includes: (1) 8 Wyman Street (confirm occupancy as a single-family, change to two-family residential dwelling); (2) 87 Westchester Road (erect new single-family dwelling on vacant lot with one off-street parking space); (3) 55 McBride Street (construct side addition to add two bedrooms, one bath, kitchen, and garage; building to remain a two-family dwelling); and, (4) new appeals for 279-281 Lamartine Street, now separated into 279 Lamartine Street (erect new 3 family residential structure with parking on vacant lot) and 281 Lamartine Street (raze existing house and construct new two-family, 2.5 story residential structure with parking on basement level).  To review materials submitted to the Zoning Committee for these projects, click here.

    November 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 5)
    Zoning Committee: Wednesday, November 15 2017, at 7:00 pm, Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.
    http://www.jpnc.org

3 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets added an event.

Join us as we shop small, eat local, and celebrate our small businesses! We will be meeting especially at Joe’s 320 Cafe from 8-9am and Recreo from 11-1pm with live music!

    Shop Small Saturday
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared Stash Jewelr...

    Ladies Night with Stash Jewelry
    Join us for a night of fun, fashion, refreshments, discounts and the newest and sparkliest pieces by Stash Jewelry! Get a jump on your holiday shopping...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets added an event.

Join West Roxbury Main Streets as we bring in the holiday season with a family friendly holiday market & tree lighinting.

    West Roxbury Winter Market & Tree Lighting
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

This morning, I went to the new restaurant Lo...

This morning, I went to the new restaurant Local 338 on Centre Street. Finally, a place that has great bagels.

    Home - West Roxbury Main Streets
    West Roxbury Main Streets is a non-profit organization that concentrates on the economic revitalization of the business district. Our goal is to make West Roxbury an even better place to live and do business.
    http://wrms.org

3 days ago

Look out for a new restaurant Carrot Flower n...

Look out for a new restaurant Carrot Flower next spring on Centre Street. It'll be serving healthy smoothies, salads, healthy bites -- and the obligatory avocado toast.

    Carrot Flower Coming to Centre Street, Offering Smoothies, Salads and Healthy Bites
    Jamaica Plain's robust and varied restaurant scene is about to get bigger and healthier because Carrot Flower, a health-conscious business offering smoothies, salads and more plans to open on Centre Street. The menu includes vegan smoothies that are low in sugar, build-your-own and to-go sa
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared The Boston C...

    The Boston Common Frog Pond
    Heads up and skates on! Frog Pond's winter ice skating season opens Tuesday, Nov 14th with FREE admission! Let's skate, #Boston! Click for details >> http://ow.ly/kEZi30gwD71 Boston Parks and...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared Roche Bros -...

    Roche Bros - West Roxbury
    It's time to start planning your Thanksgiving feast! This year, give yourself a bit of a break and let us do the cooking! From full meals that serve up to 10, to tasty appetizers and sides by the...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Carrot Flower Coming to Centre Street, Offering Smoothies, Salads and Healthy Bites

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/14/carrot-flower-coming-to-centre-street-offering-smoothies-salads-and-healthy-bites/29086)

    Carrot Flower Coming to Centre Street, Offering Smoothies, Salads and Healthy Bites
    Jamaica Plain's robust and varied restaurant scene is about to get bigger and healthier because Carrot Flower, a health-conscious business offering smoothies, salads and more plans to open on Centre Street. The menu includes vegan smoothies that are low in sugar, build-your-own and to-go sa
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared Habitat Bost...

Check out the new items at Habitat Boston ReStore!

    Habitat Boston ReStore
    We have added some more great stuff to our Craigslist and OfferUp pages, including this incredible antique cherry buffet (built here in Boston)! Check out the page and then come into the store to see...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Antiques store Cobwebs Antiques Boston is clo...

Antiques store Cobwebs Antiques Boston is closing after 26 years. So go grab that item you've been eyeing for years before it's too late!

    Antiques Store Cobwebs Closing After 26 Years on Centre Street
    Through more than 20 years customers have been drawn to Cobwebs' eclectic merchandise on its sidewalk outside of the store on Centre Street.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

Antiques Store Cobwebs Closing After 26 Years on Centre Street

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/13/antiques-store-cobwebs-closing-after-26-years-on-centre-street/29095)

    Antiques Store Cobwebs Closing After 26 Years on Centre Street
    Through more than 20 years customers have been drawn to Cobwebs' eclectic merchandise on its sidewalk outside of the store on Centre Street.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared Holy Name Pa...

    Holy Name Parish School
    Open House at the Early Childhood Center Thursday, November 16th 5:30-6:30 pm. School Tour November 16th 9:00-10:00 am. Pre-Register online www.holynameparishschool.org > Admissions
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Ziba Cranmer shared an event to Jamaica Plain...

JP Neighbors, Join JP Progressives This Tuesday, November 14th at 6:30pm at Hyde Square Task Force to learn more about voter reform initiatives: https://www.facebook.com/events/2076432879309558/

    JP Progressives All Hands Mtg: Voting Reform Initiatives
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared Body Mind Sy...

    Anti-bullying and self-defense (Kids 6 to 9 y/o, West Roxbury)
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

West Roxbury Main Streets shared Holy Name Pa...

Great event today! Check out this local bazaar! Thank you to the local businesses who donated to the raffle. Holy Name Parish School Top It Off Accessories Cryotherapy West Roxbury Porter Cafe Eat With Jack O'Neill

    Holy Name School Christmas Bazaar
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

An anti-violence vigil was held in Jackson Sq...

An anti-violence vigil was held in Jackson Square in response to recent violence

    Photos: Anti-Violence Vigil Held in Jackson Square
    An anti-violence vigil was held on Nov. 8th in the wake of several violent incidents involving youth in Jackson Square, including the murder of a 16-year-old boy on Oct. 31st. About 100 people held candles and signs at the vigil held outside the Jackson Square MBTA station. The Oct.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Bundle up and come grab your veggies, sweets,...

Bundle up and come grab your veggies, sweets, cheese, meat, coffee, tamales & fish today 10AM -2PM; the 2nd to last market of our summer season. We will take an extended hiatus after our last outdoor market next week (11/18/17). Please stay tuned for news of pop-ups before our re-open in spring, as we continue our search for a winter home in the Egleston area.

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Bundle up and come grab your veggies, sweets, cheese, meat, coffee, tamales & fish today 10AM -2PM; the 2nd to last market of our summer season. We will take an extended hiatus after our last...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 10

JP Agenda, Nov. 10, 2017

The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Nov. 21 for the Nov. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given.

    JP Agenda, Nov. 10, 2017
    The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Nov. 21 for the Nov. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Town Hall, discussion with Liz Malia and INVOLVED about new town polls, how they'll work, and how to have your voice heard, Fri.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Nov 10

Q. and A. with Sen. Chang-Diaz about criminal justice reform

The state Senate late last month passed legislation for criminal justice reform, which included the repeal of mandatory minimum sentences of some drug offenses and raising the age at which youths can be charged as adults, as well as other charges. Local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz has been a vocal proponent for criminal justice reform. The Gazette conducted a question-and-answer session through email with the senator about criminal justice reform. The session has been edited.

    Q. and A. with Sen. Chang-Diaz about criminal justice reform
    The state Senate late last month passed legislation for criminal justice reform, which included the repeal of mandatory minimum sentences of some drug offenses and raising the age at which youths can be charged as adults, as well as other charges. Local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz has been a vocal proponent for criminal justice reform.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Nov 10

Walsh cruises to reelection victory, Jackson win’s JP

Mayor Martin Walsh cruised to an easy reelection victory, defeating City Councilor Tito Jackson during the Nov. 7 general election, according to unofficial City results. About 28 percent of registered voters participated in the election.

    Walsh cruises to reelection victory, Jackson win's JP
    Mayor Martin Walsh cruised to an easy reelection victory, defeating City Councilor Tito Jackson during the Nov. 7 general election, according to unofficial City results. About 28 percent of registered voters participated in the election. Walsh garnered 70,125 votes, or 65 percent of voters, while Jackson collected 36,433 votes, or 34 percent of voters.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Nov 10

SLOW STREETS COME TO JP

Mayor Martin Walsh, local elected officials, and residents gathered in Stonybrook on Nov. 1 to celebrate the implementation of the Neighborhood Slow Streets program. The Slow Streets program is part of the City’s Vision Zero project, which is a commitment of resources to eliminating fatal and serious traffic crashes by 2030. The effort is being led by BTD in collaboration with other City departments, including Public Works, the Boston Police Department, and Emergency Medical Services. The Slow Streets program includes speed humps and “Welcome mats,” which will state the speed limit on the street, among other changes. For more information, visit visionzeroboston.org.

    SLOW STREETS COME TO JP
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Nov 10

City grants $2 million for rec center project

Mayor Martin Walsh, local elected officials including Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley, and local residents gathered at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Ritchie Street on Nov. 1 for an event at which the City announced it was giving a $2 million grant toward the proposed Jackson Square Recreational Center.

    City grants $2 million for rec center project
    Mayor Martin Walsh, local elected officials including Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O'Malley, and local residents gathered at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Ritchie Street on Nov. 1 for an event at which the City announced it was giving a $2 million grant toward the proposed Jackson Square Recreational Center.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Nov 10

Upcoming 125 Amory St. meeting; JPNC writes BPDA asking for more affordability

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is hosting a community meeting to discuss a redevelopment proposal at 125 Amory St. on Nov. 27.

    Upcoming 125 Amory St. meeting; JPNC writes BPDA asking for more affordability
    The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is hosting a community meeting to discuss a redevelopment proposal at 125 Amory St. on Nov. 27. Boston Housing Authority (BHA) owns the existing mid-rise building at 125 Amory St., which is federally subsidized and provides about 200 units of elderly and disabled public housing.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Nov 10

PMAC expande su red de voluntarios

El comité de administración de parques de Southwest Corridor (PMAC) ha expandido su red de voluntarios, haciendo una campaña para aumentar la financiación de los parques estatales, y creando comunidad a través de programas voluntarios y de microsubsidios.

    PMAC expande su red de voluntarios
    El comité de administración de parques de Southwest Corridor (PMAC) ha expandido su red de voluntarios, haciendo una campaña para aumentar la financiación de los parques estatales, y creando comunidad a través de programas voluntarios y de microsubsidios.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Nov 10

PMAC is expanding volunteer network and engaging community

The Southwest Corridor Park Management Advisory Committee has been busy expanding its network of volunteers, campaigning to increase funding to state parks, and building community through volunteer and mini-grant programs.

    PMAC is expanding volunteer network and engaging community
    The Southwest Corridor Park Management Advisory Committee has been busy expanding its network of volunteers, campaigning to increase funding to state parks, and building community through volunteer and mini-grant programs. Jennifer Leonard, co-chair of the Southwest Corridor Park Management Advisory Committee (PMAC), said that at a time when people feel as though the country and the city are divided, PMAC is trying to ease race relations and build up family events through some of the programs in the park.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Nov 10

FPC Turkey Trot on Nov. 23

The Franklin Park Coalition will host its fifth annual Turkey Trot fundraiser and holiday tradition on Thanksgiving morning on Nov. 23, according to a press release.

    FPC Turkey Trot on Nov. 23
    The Franklin Park Coalition will host its fifth annual Turkey Trot fundraiser and holiday tradition on Thanksgiving morning on Nov. 23, according to a press release. The event is a 5K run/walk that has been enjoyed by nearly 1500 people, from park neighbors to visitors across the country.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Nov 10

New license requirements start in October 2020

Massachusetts residents will need to change their identification cards by Oct. 2020 in order to travel in the U.S. by airplane or enter certain U.S. government buildings as part of the Massachusetts REAL ID program, according to a press release. Residents will be able to use their driver’s license for these situations if it is REAL ID compliant, and those licenses will begin to be implemented in March 2018.

    New license requirements start in October 2020
    Massachusetts residents will need to change their identification cards by Oct. 2020 in order to travel in the U.S. by airplane or enter certain U.S. government buildings as part of the Massachusetts REAL ID program, according to a press release.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

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