Dec 07

25 Hyde Square and Jackson Square merchants w...

25 Hyde Square and Jackson Square merchants were honored for being in business at least 20 years!

    25 Hyde & Jackson Squares Merchants Honored for 20 Years in Biz
    The Hyde Jackson Square Main Street honored 25 businesses at their annual meeting for being in business for 20 years or more. Held on Oct. 24th, the event recognized the businesses "to celebrate the hard work and dedication of our storefront merchants who have successfully owned their s
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 07

The Haven JP added an event.

The Haven offers the perfect answer to what to do and where to go on New Year's Eve this year. Start early at 6pm or later at 9pm then sit back and enjoy a 4-course prix-fixe menu, champagne or Scotch toast with a typical rousing Haven atmosphere replete with countdown at midnight. Please be in fine voice and ready for a stirring rendition of Auld Lang Syne at The Haven. You will choose from 25 Scottish Craft Beers and of course our extensive Scotch selection. The early Hogmanay will see in the New Year in a unique fashion as we celebrate Hogmanay in Scottish time! Live BBC coverage will be beamed into The Haven for a real time experience and we enjoy the fireworks and music from Edinburgh. For those who choose the later Hogmanay we will have a piper at midnight.

    Hogmanay at The Haven
    The Haven offers the perfect answer to what to do and where to go on New Year's Eve this year. Start early at 6pm or later at 9pm then sit back and enjoy...
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 07

The Haven offers the perfect answer to what t...

The Haven offers the perfect answer to what to do and where to go on New Year's Eve this year. Start early at 6pm or later at 9pm then sit back and enjoy a 4-course prix-fixe menu, champagne or Scotch toast with a typical rousing Haven atmosphere replete with countdown at midnight. Please be in fine voice and ready for a stirring rendition of Auld Lang Syne at The Haven! [ 75 more words ] http://thehavenjp.com/2017/12/hogmanay-tickets-on-sale-now/

    Hogmanay Tickets On Sale Now
    The Haven offers the perfect answer to what to do and where to go on New Year's Eve this year. Start early at 6pm or later at 9pm then sit back and enjoy a 4-course prix-fixe menu, champagne or Scotch toast with a typical rousing Haven atmosphere replete with countdown at midnight.
    http://thehavenjp.com

Dec 07

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Rep. Malia for ‘We the People Act’ Support

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/07/letter-to-the-editor-thanks-to-rep-malia-for-we-the-people-act-support/29689)

    Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Rep. Malia for 'We the People Act' Support
    We are grateful to state Rep. Liz Malia for supporting the We the People Act (H.1926 and S.379). Not only is Rep. Malia a co-sponsor, but she also took action this month by sending a joint letter to committee chairs hearing the bill urging a positive report.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 07

Check out the Tortilla Social art exhibit on ...

Check out the Tortilla Social art exhibit on Dec. 8th

    Tortilla Social, Visual Art Exhibition Made with a Tortilla Press, Debuts Dec. 8th
    There will be opening reception and documentary screening for Tortilla Social, a visual art exhibition created by using a tortilla press, by Jamaica Plain artist Salvador Jimenez-Flores at Urbano Project in Jamaica Plain on Dec. 8th. Tortilla Social is an interactive printmaking and foo
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 07

25 Hyde & Jackson Squares Merchants Honored for 20 Years in Biz

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/07/25-hyde-jackson-squares-merchants-honored-for-20-years-in-biz/29444)

    25 Hyde & Jackson Squares Merchants Honored for 20 Years in Biz
    The Hyde Jackson Square Main Street honored 25 businesses at their annual meeting for being in business for 20 years or more. Held on Oct. 24th, the event recognized the businesses "to celebrate the hard work and dedication of our storefront merchants who have successfully owned their s
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 07

Dec 07

Q&A: JP Resident Appearing on ‘Jeopardy’ on Friday. Did He Win? You’ll Have to Watch!

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/06/q-did-he-win-youll-have-to-watch/29752)

    Q&A: JP Resident Appearing on 'Jeopardy' on Friday. Did He Win? You'll Have to Watch!
    The answer is: Ben Raphel. The question: What Jamaica Plain resident is appearing on the popular TV game show Jeopardy on Friday. Raphel, who is a healthcare data analyst, answered questions about his appearance on Jeopardy. Q: What was the process like to get on the show? Auditions,
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 07

Dec 06

Check out what JP resident Ben Raphel has to ...

Check out what JP resident Ben Raphel has to say about being on Jeopardy!

    Q&A: JP Resident Appearing on 'Jeopardy' on Friday. Did He Win? You'll Have to Watch!
    The answer is: Ben Raphel. The question: What Jamaica Plain resident is appearing on the popular TV game show Jeopardy on Friday. Raphel, who is a healthcare data analyst, answered questions about his appearance on Jeopardy. Q: What was the process like to get on the show? Auditions,
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 06

Tortilla Social, Visual Art Exhibition Made with a Tortilla Press, Debuts Dec. 8th

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/06/tortilla-social-visual-art-exhibition-made-with-a-tortilla-press-debuts-dec-8th/29692)

    Tortilla Social, Visual Art Exhibition Made with a Tortilla Press, Debuts Dec. 8th
    There will be opening reception and documentary screening for Tortilla Social, a visual art exhibition created by using a tortilla press, by Jamaica Plain artist Salvador Jimenez-Flores at Urbano Project in Jamaica Plain on Dec. 8th. Tortilla Social is an interactive printmaking and foo
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 06

The Friends of the JP Branch Library are host...

The Friends of the JP Branch Library are hosting two events this week: a holiday party and a book sale (a great way to get some good gifts for folks!)

    Two Events: Friends of JP Branch Library Hosting Holiday Party and Book Sale
    The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library are hosting two events this week that include a musical performance and a great way to get your holiday shopping started. On Dec.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 06

Two Events: Friends of JP Branch Library Hosting Holiday Party and Book Sale

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/07/18/jp-authors-share-their-tips-for-getting-into-print/25988)

    Two Events: Friends of JP Branch Library Hosting Holiday Party and Book Sale
    The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library are hosting two events this week that include a musical performance and a great way to get your holiday shopping started. On Dec.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 06

Bella Luna Restaurant and Milky Way Lounge 2n...

Bella Luna Restaurant and Milky Way Lounge 2nd Annual Peace Tree Lighting is tonight. Free cocoa and tasty treats!

    Bella Luna's 2nd Annual Peace Tree Lighting on Dec. 6th
    Everyone is welcome to attend Bella Luna's 2nd Annual Peace Tree Lighting and enjoy hot cocoa and tasty treats on Dec. 6th. The event will take place on Bella Luna's patio snow, rain or shine. Join in as everyone is welcome to decorate ornaments to hang on the tree.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 06

Week 3- Where in Scotland....?This one is a w...

Week 3- Where in Scotland....?This one is a wee bit harder I think.... A pint of Belhaven to the eagle eyed winner.

    The Haven JP
    Week 3- Where in Scotland....?This one is a wee bit harder I think.... A pint of Belhaven to the eagle eyed winner.
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 05

Check out an art exhibit of local artists at ...

Check out an art exhibit of local artists at the Jameson & Thompson Picture Framers on Thursday

    Jameson & Thompson Picture Framers Hosting Printmaking Exhibition on First Thursday
    Jameson & Thompson Picture Framers has been expanding their art gallery programming lately to feature work by notable artists from the community and will host an exhibition on Thursday. Their current exhibition opens on First Thursday, December 7th from 6-8 pm, with work printed by
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 05

December 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 1)

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 7:00 pm, at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. Agenda includes petition of Carrot Flower, LLC, d/b/a “Carrot Flower,” at 703 Centre Street, for a Seven-Day Common Victualler License with the hours of 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, with take-out, with Audrey White as manager.

    December 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 1)
    Public Service Committee: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 7:00 pm, at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. Agenda includes petition of Carrot Flower, LLC, d/b/a "Carrot Flower," at 703 Centre Street, for a Seven-Day Common Victualler License with the hours of 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, with take-out, with Audrey White as manager.
    http://www.jpnc.org

Dec 05

Jameson & Thompson Picture Framers Hosting Printmaking Exhibition on First Thursday

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/05/jameson-thompson-picture-framers-hosting-printmaking-exhibition-on-first-thursday/29673)

    Jameson & Thompson Picture Framers Hosting Printmaking Exhibition on First Thursday
    Jameson & Thompson Picture Framers has been expanding their art gallery programming lately to feature work by notable artists from the community and will host an exhibition on Thursday. Their current exhibition opens on First Thursday, December 7th from 6-8 pm, with work printed by
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 05

Should this young cherry tree be chopped in J...

Should this young cherry tree be chopped in JP?

    Should This Cherry Tree Be Chopped (for a Curb Cut) in JP?
    The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is holding a hearing to determine the fate of a young cherry tree on Round Hill Street in Jamaica Plain that could be removed due to a proposed curb cut.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 05

Should This Cherry Tree Be Chopped (for a Curb Cut) in JP?

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/05/should-this-cherry-tree-be-chopped-for-a-curb-cut-in-jp/29655)

    Should This Cherry Tree Be Chopped (for a Curb Cut) in JP?
    The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is holding a hearing to determine the fate of a young cherry tree on Round Hill Street in Jamaica Plain that could be removed due to a proposed curb cut.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 05

Bella Luna’s 2nd Annual Peace Tree Lighting on Dec. 6th

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/05/bella-lunas-2nd-annual-peace-tree-lighting-on-dec-6th/29641)

    Bella Luna's 2nd Annual Peace Tree Lighting on Dec. 6th
    Everyone is welcome to attend Bella Luna's 2nd Annual Peace Tree Lighting and enjoy hot cocoa and tasty treats on Dec. 6th. The event will take place on Bella Luna's patio snow, rain or shine. Join in as everyone is welcome to decorate ornaments to hang on the tree.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 05

MSPCA-Angell fixed this kitty who was hit by ...

MSPCA-Angell fixed this kitty who was hit by a car and now she needs a home for the holidays

    Angell Animal Medical Center Fixes Cat Hit by Car, Now She Needs a Home for the Holidays
    A good Samaritan in Lawrence, Mass. heard the faintest of cries when returning home on Nov. 20 and followed the sound to her porch stairs where, cowering underneath, she found a cold, hungry and critically injured cat. The cat, who has since been named "Samosa," was ultimately rushed to
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 05

Life Terms with Possible Parole for Two Convicted in Jamaica Plain Murder

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/04/life-terms-with-possible-parole-for-two-convicted-in-jamaica-plain-murder/29704)

    Life Terms with Possible Parole for Two Convicted in Jamaica Plain Murder
    The two men convicted of murdering a rival gang member in Jamaica Plain while he shoveled snow in 2015 received life terms with the possibility of parole on Monday. On Dec.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 04

The two men convicted of killing a rival gang...

The two men convicted of killing a rival gang member while he shoveled in JP in 2015 were given life terms on Monday

    Life Terms with Possible Parole for Two Convicted in Jamaica Plain Murder
    The two men convicted of murdering a rival gang member in Jamaica Plain while he shoveled snow in 2015 received life terms with the possibility of parole on Monday. On Dec.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 04

Angell Animal Medical Center Fixes Cat Hit by Car, Now She Needs a Home for the Holidays

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/04/angell-animal-medical-center-fixes-cat-hit-by-car-now-she-needs-a-home-for-the-holidays/29494)

    Angell Animal Medical Center Fixes Cat Hit by Car, Now She Needs a Home for the Holidays
    A good Samaritan in Lawrence, Mass. heard the faintest of cries when returning home on Nov. 20 and followed the sound to her porch stairs where, cowering underneath, she found a cold, hungry and critically injured cat. The cat, who has since been named "Samosa," was ultimately rushed to
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 04

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Dec 01

Results of MassDOT Sale of Jamaica Plain Parcels

To review the results of the MassDOT sale of Jamaica Plain parcels, click MassDOT Parcels Disposition

    Results of MassDOT Sale of Jamaica Plain Parcels
    To review the results of the MassDOT sale of Jamaica Plain parcels, click MassDOT Parcels Disposition
    http://www.jpnc.org

Dec 01

Of course there will be tastings at a discuss...

Of course there will be tastings at a discussion about candy at the Loring-Greenough House

    Let's Talk About Boston's Candy Industry at Loring-Greenough House on Dec. 5th
    Whether it's the holiday season, Halloween or Easter -- it's always a good time to talk about candy. Come Dec. 5th a local Jamaica Plain resident will lead a discussion about Boston's candy industry. "Boston has quite a long history with candy making.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 01

Gang related: Two men convicted of murdering ...

Gang related: Two men convicted of murdering victim while he shoveled snow in JP

    Two Men Convicted of Murdering Victim While He Shoveled Snow in JP
    Two men were convicted on Nov. 30 for a brazen daylight murder in 2015 of a rival gang member while he shoveled snow in Jamaica Plain for a non-profit company crew.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 01

Two Men Convicted of Murdering Victim While He Shoveled Snow in JP

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/01/two-men-convicted-of-murdering-victim-while-he-shoveled-snow-in-jp/29635)

    Two Men Convicted of Murdering Victim While He Shoveled Snow in JP
    Two men were convicted on Nov. 30 for a brazen daylight murder in 2015 of a rival gang member while he shoveled snow in Jamaica Plain for a non-profit company crew.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 01

Let’s Talk About Boston’s Candy Industry at Loring-Greenough House on Dec. 5th

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/01/lets-talk-about-bostons-candy-industry-at-loring-greenough-house-on-dec-5th/29466)

    Let's Talk About Boston's Candy Industry at Loring-Greenough House on Dec. 5th
    Whether it's the holiday season, Halloween or Easter -- it's always a good time to talk about candy. Come Dec. 5th a local Jamaica Plain resident will lead a discussion about Boston's candy industry. "Boston has quite a long history with candy making.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Dec 01

Nov 30

Michelle Wu added an event.

After an exciting year, we have much to celebrate! Please join Michelle at our annual holiday party — Monday, December 4th at 6:00pm at Canary Square (435 S Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain) — to give us the opportunity to thank you for your support this past year. For more details, check out the invitation below. To RSVP, please email Sharon at sharon@michelleforboston.com, or also RSVP here.

    Celebrate the Holidays with Michelle!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 30

This Saturday is packed with awesomeness! The...

This Saturday is packed with awesomeness! The Holiday Stroll, 4th Annual Shop with a Cause, a Boston Pops trio performance and two tree lightings!

    Sensational Saturday! Holiday Stroll, Shop with a Cause, Boston Pops & Mayor's Tree Lighting
    This Saturday is packed with local holiday events as JP Centre/South Main Streets is holding its Holiday Stroll, numerous businesses are participating in the 4th Annual Shop with a Cause, the Mayor's Enchanted Trolley Tour has two stops in JP -- and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra is performing.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Nov 30

The Boston City Council passed a ban on certa...

The Boston City Council passed a ban on certain types of plastic bags so they won't be littering the ground, hanging out in trees, blocking waterways. What do you think?

    City Council Passes Ban on Plastic Bags, Mayor Reviewing Ordinance
    The Boston City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on Wednesday that would ban thin plastic shopping bags and create a 5-cent fee on paper bags and thicker bags. The purpose of the ordinance, which was co-sponsored by At-Large City Councilor Michelle Wu and District 6 City Councilor Matt O
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Nov 30

No2 in a series of Where is this in Scotland?...

No2 in a series of Where is this in Scotland? The grand prize - a pint of Belhaven! But, to make it more interesting.....what is the name of the street, and what was the famous Cafe that used to be there?

    The Haven JP
    No2 in a series of Where is this in Scotland? The grand prize - a pint of Belhaven! But, to make it more interesting.....what is the name of the street, and what was the famous Cafe that used to be...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 30

Sensational Saturday! Holiday Stroll, Shop with a Cause, Boston Pops & Mayor’s Tree Lighting

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/30/sensational-saturday-holiday-stroll-shop-with-a-cause-boston-pops-mayors-tree-lighting/29595)

    Sensational Saturday! Holiday Stroll, Shop with a Cause, Boston Pops & Mayor's Tree Lighting
    This Saturday is packed with local holiday events as JP Centre/South Main Streets is holding its Holiday Stroll, numerous businesses are participating in the 4th Annual Shop with a Cause, the Mayor's Enchanted Trolley Tour has two stops in JP -- and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra is performing.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Nov 30

City Council Passes Ban on Plastic Bags, Mayor Reviewing Ordinance

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/30/city-council-passes-ban-on-plastic-bags-mayor-reviewing-ordinance/29499)

    City Council Passes Ban on Plastic Bags, Mayor Reviewing Ordinance
    The Boston City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on Wednesday that would ban thin plastic shopping bags and create a 5-cent fee on paper bags and thicker bags. The purpose of the ordinance, which was co-sponsored by At-Large City Councilor Michelle Wu and District 6 City Councilor Matt O
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Nov 30

Nov 30

Nov 29

December 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings

Public Service Committee: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 7:00 pm, at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. Agenda includes petition of Carrot Flower, LLC, d/b/a “Carrot Flower,” at 703 Centre Street, for a Seven-Day Common Victualler License with the hours of 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, with take-out, with Audrey White as manager.

    December 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings
    Public Service Committee: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 7:00 pm, at Curtis Hall, 20 South Street. Agenda includes petition of Carrot Flower, LLC, d/b/a "Carrot Flower," at 703 Centre Street, for a Seven-Day Common Victualler License with the hours of 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, with take-out, with Audrey White as manager.
    http://www.jpnc.org

Nov 29

The Hope Lodge Center in JP has provided more...

The Hope Lodge Center in JP has provided more than $25 million in housing for cancer patients

    Hope Lodge Center in JP Hits Milestone of $25M Saved in Lodging Costs for Cancer Patients
    The American Cancer Society's AstraZeneca Hope Lodge Center in Jamaica Plain recently not only its ninth anniversary of opening, but also having saved patients and caregivers $25 million dollars in lodging costs since it opened in 2008. This modern facility provides a home-like supporti
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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