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The Dudley Greenhouse is a beautiful year-rou...

The Dudley Greenhouse is a beautiful year-round growing and community space in Roxbury. Learn more and nominate yourself or others to the Greenhouse Advisory Committee at http://thefoodproject.org/node/775

    Dudley Grows
    The Dudley Greenhouse is a beautiful year-round growing and community space in Roxbury. Learn more and nominate yourself or others to the Greenhouse Advisory Committee at...
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5 hours ago

Update: Weekend MBTA work will only be during...

Update: Weekend MBTA work will only be during two upcoming weekends on our side of the Orange Line

    UPDATED: MBTA Weekend Work June 30 to July 8, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Jackson Square
    Editor's note: This article was updated Thursday with revised information from the MBTA. At least it's not on the weekdays. Buses will be replacing MBTA train service from Forest Hills to Jackson Square on the weekends of June 30 and July 7. The disruption in train service is due to track work.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 hours ago

UPDATED: MBTA Weekend Work June 30 to July 8, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Jackson Square

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/20/mbta-weekend-work-june-30-to-july-8/48161)

    UPDATED: MBTA Weekend Work June 30 to July 8, Buses Replacing T From Forest Hills to Jackson Square
    Editor's note: This article was updated Thursday with revised information from the MBTA. At least it's not on the weekdays. Buses will be replacing MBTA train service from Forest Hills to Jackson Square on the weekends of June 30 and July 7. The disruption in train service is due to track work.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

8 hours ago

All funds raised from this weekend's run at J...

All funds raised from this weekend's run at Jamaica Pond will go to the MIRA: Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition.

    Jamaica Plain Benefit Fun Run to Raise $ for Immigrant Advocates on June 24
    A free fundraising fun run to benefit the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) is expected to draw hundreds to Jamaica Pond on June 24. The event is being organized by Jamaica Plain nonprofit Boston For All, a local coalition dedicated to strengthening community bonds and raising money for organizations working to preserve rights.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

11 hours ago

Jamaica Plain Benefit Fun Run to Raise $ for Immigrant Advocates on June 24

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/21/jamaica-plain-benefit-fun-run-to-raise-for-immigrant-advocates-on-june-24/48211)

    Jamaica Plain Benefit Fun Run to Raise $ for Immigrant Advocates on June 24
    A free fundraising fun run to benefit the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) is expected to draw hundreds to Jamaica Pond on June 24. The event is being organized by Jamaica Plain nonprofit Boston For All, a local coalition dedicated to strengthening community bonds and raising money for organizations working to preserve rights.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

11 hours ago

Bus shuttles will replace trains from Forest ...

Bus shuttles will replace trains from Forest Hills to Ruggles on weekends starting this weekend, and going into September

    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 [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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18 hours ago

Its salad season! Day 3 of 5 days of salads- ...

Its salad season! Day 3 of 5 days of salads- The Food Project has greenhouse tomatoes at the market. Foxboro Cheese Co. is selling burrata. Throw in some herbs and balsamic- the easiest most perfect salad.

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Its salad season! Day 3 of 5 days of salads- The Food Project has greenhouse tomatoes at the market. Foxboro Cheese Co. is selling burrata. Throw in some herbs and balsamic- the easiest most perfect...
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35 hours ago

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

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/20/mbta-weekends-june-23-to-sept-9-buses-replacing-t-from-forest-hills-to-ruggles)

    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 [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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44 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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45 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 [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

46 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

2 days ago

BPDA Board approves 252 new residential units at June meeting

E+ Mission Hill development, 77 Terrace Street, to bring 60 residential units to neighborhood

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603 Dorchester Avenue to bring 24 residential units, retail and restaurant space to South Boston

1950 Washington Street to bring 31 homeownership units to Roxbury and improvements at Ramsay Park

The project, located on 80 Causeway,  was originally approved in 2013 and is currently under construction at the former site of the Boston Garden, adjacent to TD North and North Station. 

63 Melcher Street approval increases office, cultural and community space for development and Fort Point

    BPDA Board approves 252 new residential units at June meeting
    Boston - Friday, June 15, 2018 - The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors approved four development projects and three Notices of Project Changes at the June meeting. The projects will generate a total of 252 residential units, 40 of which will be affordable.
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2 days 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

2 days ago

ParkARTS outdoor neighborhood concerts begin July 10

5 p.m. on Sunday, August 5, with Jazz at the Fort featuring the Gregory Groover Jr. Negro Spiritual Project at Highland Park, 58 Beech Glen Street, Roxbury. 

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7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, with The Woo Factor at Hunt/Almont Park, 40 Almont Street, Mattapan

7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, with Too Rude at Brighton Common, 30 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Allston-Brighton, and

two shows on Wednesday, July 18, with Swingin’ in the Fens featuring the Chosen at 6:30 p.m. at Ramler Park, 130 Peterborough Street, Fenway and Tom Baker and the Troublemakers at 7 p.m. at McConnell Park, Denny Street, Dorchester.

7 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, with Scarab – A Journey Tribute at Billings Field, 369 LaGrange Street, West Roxbury

7 p.m. on Friday, July 27, with Lisa Lopes featuring Djim Djob and the Band at Clifford Park, 160 Norfolk Avenue, Roxbury, and

The series ends on Wednesday, August 8, with Them Apples at 7 p.m. at Blackstone Park, 1535 Washington Street, South End.

    ParkARTS outdoor neighborhood concerts begin July 10
    The Boston Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2018 ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concert Series made possible by Berklee College of Music, Bank of America, The Friends of Ramler Park, and the Fenway Civic Association from July 10 to August 8 in parks citywide.The ParkARTS outdoor neighborhood summer concerts are presented free of charge in local City of Boston parks.
    https://www.boston.gov

2 days 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

2 days ago

2 days 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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3 days ago

Dudley Grows updated their profile picture.

    Dudley Grows
    Dudley Grows updated their profile picture.
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3 days ago

ParkARTS outdoor neighborhood concerts begin July 10

...Jazz at the Fort featuring the Gregory Groover Jr. Negro Spiritual Project at Highland Park, 58 Beech Glen Street, Roxbury.  The series ends onWednesday, August 8, with Them Apples at 7 p.m. at...

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...7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, with The Woo Factor at Hunt/Almont Park, 40 Almont Street, Mattapan; 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, with Chosen at Horatio Harris Park, 85...

...Street, Roxbury; 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, with Too Rude at Brighton Common, 30 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Allston-Brighton; and two shows on Wednesday, July 18, with Swingin’ in the Fens featuring...

...Swingin’ in the Fens featuring the Chosen at 6:30 p.m. at Ramler Park, 130 Peterborough Street, Fenway and Tom Baker and the Troublemakers at 7 p.m. at McConnell Park, Denny...

...7 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, with Scarab – A Journey Tribute at Billings Field, 369 LaGrange Street, West Roxbury; 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, with Juke Joint 5 at Adams...

...Friday, July 27, with Lisa Lopes featuring Djim Djob and the Band at Clifford Park, 160 Norfolk Avenue, Roxbury; and 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 5, with Jazz at the Fort featuring...

...series ends onWednesday, August 8, with Them Apples at 7 p.m. at Blackstone Park, 1535 Washington Street, South End...

    ParkARTS outdoor neighborhood concerts begin July 10
    The Boston Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2018 ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concert Series made possible by Berklee College of Music, Bank of America, The Friends of Ramler Park, and the Fenway Civic Association from July 10 to August 5 in parks citywide.
    http://sampan.org

3 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 [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days 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

4 days ago

5 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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5 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

5 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

5 days ago

5 days ago

6 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

6 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

6 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

Jun 14

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

Jun 14

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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Jun 14

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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Jun 14

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

Jun 14

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

Jun 14

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

Jun 14

Jun 13

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

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