3 hours ago

Calling all Slytherins, Isabella’s got just t...

Calling all Slytherins, Isabella’s got just the piece for you! 🐍 This golden dress ornament features emerald green beads and coiled snakes whose heads create the clasp! Object: Indian, Dress Ornament With Snakes (detail), metal with glass beads and cotton tassel.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Calling all Slytherins, Isabella's got just the piece for you! 🐍 This golden dress ornament features emerald green beads and coiled snakes whose heads create the clasp! Object: Indian, Dress...
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4 hours ago

Opinion column by Massachusetts Chapter Direc...

Opinion column by Massachusetts Chapter Director of the Sierra Club: Will state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez be ambitious or tepid on climate change legislation?

    Climate Change Legislation: Will Rep. Sánchez Go with Ambitious, or Tepid?
    Will the Massachusetts legislature act with boldness to address climate change? As the two-year legislative session comes to a close on July 31st, we will soon find out. As chair of the Massachusetts House Committee on Ways and Means, Jamaica Plain Representative Jeffrey Sánchez is one of the most powerful politicians in the Commonwealth.
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6 hours ago

Mayor Marty Walsh visited two JP Main Street ...

Mayor Marty Walsh visited two JP Main Street districts, celebrating the business and volunteers of the year

    Mayor Walsh Celebrates Main Streets, Honors Bizs & Volunteers of the Year
    Mayor Marty Walsh wrapped up the 22nd Annual Boston Main Street Awards with the annual mayor's trolley tour to a dozen Main Street districts, including stopping off at two Jamaica Plain Main Street districts. Walsh visited the Egleston Square Main Streets district and the Jamaica Plain Centre/South Main Street (JPCSMS) district on July 11th.
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7 hours ago

Mayor Walsh Celebrates Main Streets, Honors Bizs & Volunteers of the Year

Business

    Mayor Walsh Celebrates Main Streets, Honors Bizs & Volunteers of the Year
    Mayor Marty Walsh wrapped up the 22nd Annual Boston Main Street Awards with the annual mayor's trolley tour to a dozen Main Street districts, including stopping off at two Jamaica Plain Main Street districts. Walsh visited the Egleston Square Main Streets district and the Jamaica Plain Centre/South Main Street (JPCSMS) district on July 11th.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

7 hours ago

Climate Change Legislation: Will Rep. Sánchez Go with Ambitious, or Tepid?

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/07/18/climate-change-legislation-will-rep-sanchez-go-with-ambitious-or-tepid)

    Climate Change Legislation: Will Rep. Sánchez Go with Ambitious, or Tepid?
    Will the Massachusetts legislature act with boldness to address climate change? As the two-year legislative session comes to a close on July 31st, we will soon find out. As chair of the Massachusetts House Committee on Ways and Means, Jamaica Plain Representative Jeffrey Sánchez is one of the most powerful politicians in the Commonwealth.
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19 hours ago

#TransformationTuesday Our conservation depar...

#TransformationTuesday Our conservation department is giving this 17th century chair a much needed makeover! The bottom seat cushion has been restored and is back on display in the Long Gallery.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    TransformationTuesday Our conservation department is giving this 17th century chair a much needed makeover! The bottom seat cushion has been restored and is back on display in the Long Gallery.
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20 hours ago

Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? T...

Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? These twin ornaments aren’t concerned with names—they’re too busy guarding the doorframe in the Worthington Street Lobby! Object: East Asian, Pair of Architectural Ornaments, mid 18th century, painted wood.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? These twin ornaments aren't concerned with names-they're too busy guarding the doorframe in the Worthington Street Lobby! Object: East Asian, Pair of...
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27 hours ago

#OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed aw...

#OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed away in 1924, leaving a museum “for the education and enjoyment of the public forever.” Thank you Isabella for bringing wonder and joy to Boston.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed away in 1924, leaving a museum "for the education and enjoyment of the public forever." Thank you Isabella for bringing wonder and joy to Boston.
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28 hours ago

Q&A with state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez about fig...

Q&A with state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez about fighting for healthcare, how his mother inspired him, what he thinks about his opponent and more

    Q&A: Rep. Sanchez on Fighting for Healthcare, Chairing a Powerful Committee and More
    State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez recently sat down with Jamaica Plain News to talk about a range of topics -- how his mother inspired him, his proudest moments as a legislator, his Democratic opponent this fall, chairing the House Committee of Ways and Means and more. Rep.
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31 hours ago

Q&A: Rep. Sanchez on Fighting for Healthcare, Chairing a Powerful Committee and More

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/07/17/qa-rep-sanchez-on-fighting-for-healthcare-helping-those-in-need-and-more)

    Q&A: Rep. Sanchez on Fighting for Healthcare, Chairing a Powerful Committee and More
    State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez recently sat down with Jamaica Plain News to talk about a range of topics -- how his mother inspired him, his proudest moments as a legislator, his Democratic opponent this fall, chairing the House Committee of Ways and Means and more. Rep.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

41 hours ago

US Representative Michael E. Capuano: Despite...

US Representative Michael E. Capuano: Despite a court order, Trump's administration officials can't reunite children because it turns out they can’t do what they said

    Capuano: What President Trump Wants Us to Forget
    By now, nearly every American has seen the terrible images of children being torn from their families, heard the sound of children begging immigration officers to call their relatives. Those images and sounds are the truth of what has been happening at our border because of Donald Trump's despicable and immoral immigration policies.
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44 hours ago

Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yell...

Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yellow walls! 🌻 The appropriately named Yellow Room showcases Isabella’s love of music, art, and her friendships with the creators in those fields.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yellow walls! 🌻 The appropriately named Yellow Room showcases Isabella's love of music, art, and her friendships with the creators in those fields.
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2 days ago

Capuano: What President Trump Wants Us to Forget

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/07/16/capuano-what-president-trump-wants-us-to-forget)

    Capuano: What President Trump Wants Us to Forget
    By now, nearly every American has seen the terrible images of children being torn from their families, heard the sound of children begging immigration officers to call their relatives. Those images and sounds are the truth of what has been happening at our border because of Donald Trump's despicable and immoral immigration policies.
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2 days ago

Isabella studied in France, where she picked ...

Isabella studied in France, where she picked up this motto: Think much, speak little, write nothing. Share this quote with the Isabella in your life! Image: Martin Mower, Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1917, oil.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella studied in France, where she picked up this motto: Think much, speak little, write nothing. Share this quote with the Isabella in your life! Image: Martin Mower, Isabella Stewart Gardner,...
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3 days ago

Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this...

Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this one of his first self portraits, but it’s also the piece that solidified Isabella’s decision to transform her private collection into a public museum. #HatsOffToYouRembrandt Image: Rembrandt Van Rijn, Self-Portrait, Age 23, 1629, oil on oak panel.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this one of his first self portraits, but it's also the piece that solidified Isabella's decision to transform her private collection into a public museum....
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3 days ago

Isabella took care to exhibit the work of wom...

Isabella took care to exhibit the work of women artists in the contemporary galleries of her museum. This bust of Maria de Acosta Sargent by Anna Coleman Ladd is one such example! Object: Anna Coleman Ladd, Maria de Acosta Sargent, 1915, bronze.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella took care to exhibit the work of women artists in the contemporary galleries of her museum. This bust of Maria de Acosta Sargent by Anna Coleman Ladd is one such example! Object: Anna...
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4 days ago

We’re still here in awe of music and the good...

We’re still here in awe of music and the goodies our market vendors are selling! #eglestonmarket 10-2!

    Egleston Farmers Market
    We're still here in awe of music and the goodies our market vendors are selling! #eglestonmarket 10-2!
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4 days ago

Class Trip is jammin out at the #eglestonmark...

Class Trip is jammin out at the #eglestonmarket Come by to dance and shop! ~~Here til 2~~

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Class Trip is jammin out at the #eglestonmarket Come by to dance and shop! ~~Here til 2~~
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4 days ago

Egleston Farmers Market posted 4 photos.

Check out our pop up vendors this week at the #eglestonmarket! @cbdthera for pain relief @deanospasta for dinner @haciendadelsolrd for Sunday breakfast @bitestreats for bear treats your pup will love —-here til 2—- @ Egleston Farmers Market

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

One of the few nudes in Isabella’s collection...

One of the few nudes in Isabella’s collection, this figure drawing by Whistler shows a beautiful harmony of color. The blues on the fabric are similar to the Summer Blues growing in the Courtyard! 💙 Image: James McNeill Whistler, Lapis Lazuli (detail), 1885-1886, chalk and pastel on brown paper.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    One of the few nudes in Isabella's collection, this figure drawing by Whistler shows a beautiful harmony of color. The blues on the fabric are similar to the Summer Blues growing in the Courtyard! 💙...
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4 days ago

Egleston Farmers Market posted 4 photos.

The week is done but we’re just getting started at the #eglestonmarket! Here 10-2 with everything you need for a relaxing and delicious weekend! @the_food_project @elcolombianocoffee @redsbest @theneighborhoodfarm @bitestreats @thirdcliffbakery @drinkwaku @deanospasta @covinature @karinsbarefootbooks @foxborocheese @mrtamole @haciendadelsolrd @kosharima @cbdthera @ Egleston Farmers Market

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

4 days ago

Egleston Farmers Market shared Brookford Farm...

Brookford Farm is giving away a ticket to their July Burger Night! Join your farmers in celebrating delicious food and summer fun!

    Brookford Farm
    Brookford Farm added a new photo.
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4 days ago

It’s looking like Christmas in July at the Ga...

It’s looking like Christmas in July at the Gardner! 🎄 These Glory Bowers are some vigorous climbers and are growing strong and tall in the Courtyard. See these red and white beauties in person on your next visit!

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    It's looking like Christmas in July at the Gardner! 🎄 These Glory Bowers are some vigorous climbers and are growing strong and tall in the Courtyard. See these red and white beauties in person on...
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5 days ago

Mark your calendars for July 27 when admissio...

Mark your calendars for July 27 when admission will be free, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays! From martial arts to music performances, there's something fun for everyone. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2MQSi8b

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Mark your calendars for July 27 when admission will be free, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays! From martial arts to music performances, there's something fun for everyone....
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5 days ago

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5 days ago

#FarneseFact No, our revelers aren’t at a rav...

#FarneseFact No, our revelers aren’t at a rave (though they would fit right in!). Long-wave ultraviolet light reveals which parts of the sarcophagus had to be recarved. This side was particularly damaged—only the green parts are original!

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    FarneseFact No, our revelers aren't at a rave (though they would fit right in!). Long-wave ultraviolet light reveals which parts of the sarcophagus had to be recarved. This side was particularly...
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5 days ago

Get a close look at the revelers on our Farne...

Get a close look at the revelers on our Farnese sarcophagus at our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition! For the first time in over 100 years, visitors can view this two millennia old work of art from all angles. Enjoy today: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Get a close look at the revelers on our Farnese sarcophagus at our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition! For the first time in over 100 years, visitors can view this two millennia old work of art from...
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5 days ago

JP's Gavin Smith was honored as finalist for ...

JP's Gavin Smith was honored as finalist for Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. Lots of amazing teachers living in jP!

    JP's Gavin Smith Honored as Finalist for Massachusetts Teacher of the Year by Rep. Malia
    During a State House ceremony on June 21, state Rep. Liz Malia (D-11th Suffolk) honored three Bostonians for excellence in teaching. The ceremony honored Jamaica Plain's Gavin Smith, Roslindale's Aaron Osowiecki and Andrew Manning of Roxbury, for their excellence in teaching as members of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
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5 days ago

Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez

Jay Gonzalez, who is running against Bob Massie for the Democratic nomination for governor.

    Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez
    Jay Gonzalez is an attorney, the former secretary of administration and finance in the Patrick administration, and the former chair of the Massachusetts Board of Early Education and Care. He is taking on Bob Massie for the Democratic nomination for governor. The two candidates will face-off in the primary on Sept.
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5 days ago

Fotógrafo de JP conoce a sus vecinos a través de retratos

Un fotógrafo local ha iniciado un proyecto que captura las imágenes de residentes de Jamaica Plain en sus casas.

    Fotógrafo de JP conoce a sus vecinos a través de retratos
    Un fotógrafo local ha iniciado un proyecto que captura las imágenes de residentes de Jamaica Plain en sus casas. Jake Belcher, un residente de JP durante ocho años, elaboró el plan hace cuatro años. Solicitó sujetos y un artista Roberto Chao respondió.
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5 days ago

EDUCATION AWARDS

Local state Rep. Malia (D-11th Suffolk) honors Gavin Smith of Jamaica Plain, Andrew Manning of Roxbury, and Aaron Osowiecki of Roslindale, during a State House ceremony of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Awards on June 21.

    EDUCATION AWARDS
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5 days ago

Q. and A. with Bob Massie

Bob Massie, who is running against Jay Gonzalez for the Democratic nomination for governor.

    Q. and A. with Bob Massie
    By Peter Shanley Gazette Staff Bob Massie is an author, activist, and former leader of several nonprofits who has overcome many challenges in life, including a battle with hemophilia. He is taking on Jay Gonzalez for the Democratic nomination for governor. The two candidates will face-off in the primary on Sept.
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5 days ago

Upcoming Teatro en el Parque show

By Emma Kahn

    Upcoming Teatro en el Parque show
    By Emma Kahn Special to the Gazette Inside the basement of an unassuming community center in Jamaica Plain, magic is happening. There are two elements of the supernatural when it comes to Escena Latina Teatro's production of the play, "Cumbia de mi Corazón:" the theme of the play, which deals with the afterlife, and also the incredible talent from all who worked on the play, both on the stage and off.
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5 days ago

City to host JP/Rox transportation meeting

The City will hold a JP/Rox transportation meeting on July 17 at English High School from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    City to host JP/Rox transportation meeting
    The City will hold a JP/Rox transportation meeting on July 17 at English High School from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Plan: JP/Rox study, which was approved by the BPDA board last year, had already discussed transportation at length as part of its planning.
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5 days ago

A new idea for a path to a JP dog park

Jamaica Plain dog owners are still searching for ways to establish an off-leash dog park in the neighborhood, and the most recent idea is to apply for Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to pay for it.

    A new idea for a path to a JP dog park
    Jamaica Plain dog owners are still searching for ways to establish an off-leash dog park in the neighborhood, and the most recent idea is to apply for Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to pay for it. The CPA is a state law that was adopted in Boston by public referendum in the November 2016 election.
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5 days ago

Here’s Looking at You, JP/Give Me a Brake – and a License Plate Game

By Gustaf Berger

    Here's Looking at You, JP/Give Me a Brake - and a License Plate Game
    By Gustaf Berger Special to the Gazette We surrender ourselves to "Gypsy," our unerring GPS, to guide us from Boston to a friend's home in Brooklyn. What can go wrong? We let her doze until we near New York, where we wake her up and follow her dulcet tones to - Brookville, Long Island!
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5 days ago

Local photographer captures residents of Jamaica Plain

Ken and Tess Pope, who own the largest collection of French horns in the world.

    Local photographer captures residents of Jamaica Plain
    A local Jamaica Plain photographer has launched a project to document and connect with neighbors by photographing them in their homes. Jake Belcher, an eight-year resident of JP, came up with the idea for JP Neighbors about four years ago. Belcher posted an open call for portrait subjects, and an artist named Roberto Chao responded.
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5 days ago

Trustees Announce First Annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour

The first annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour will take place on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to a press release.

    Trustees Announce First Annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour
    The first annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour will take place on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to a press release. The tour will give guests access to over 20 private gardens in Sumner Hill and Central neighborhoods of Jamaica Plain.
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5 days ago

Op-ed: Why we are endorsing Rollings for DA

By JP Progressives Steering Committee

    Op-ed: Why we are endorsing Rollings for DA
    By JP Progressives Steering Committee After finally passing a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill this past Spring, the next step in the fight against mass incarceration is to ensure these reforms are implemented by electing a progressive District Attorney in Suffolk County.
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5 days ago

Diaper news: Drive collected 25 boxes of diap...

Diaper news: Drive collected 25 boxes of diapers to help Nurtury in Jamaica Plain. That is very helpful because diapers are expensive!

    25 Boxes Collected for Diaper Drive to Help Jamaica Plain's Nurtury
    As part of Life Science Cares' support of Jamaica Plain's Nurtury, employees hosted a diaper drive and collected 25 boxes, totaling more than 2,000 diapers for children that Nurtury serves. 8 Views
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