28 min ago

Dudley Grows added 4 new photos.

The first Eat Well cooking class is underway! Thanks to Cassandria and Jackson from Fresh Food Generation for kicking off the season with this great vegetarian cooking class and thanks to all of you who are joining us today. Interested in signing up for "Cooking with Kids" with Fulani Haynes or "Bake’n Bread" with Baba Rumas? Click here to register: http://thefoodproject.org/grow-eat-be


2 hours ago

On Sunday, March 4, Boston-based pianist, Din...

On Sunday, March 4, Boston-based pianist, Dina Vainshtein and New England Conservatory alumnus cellist Brannon Cho team up for a program that spans musical periods and styles. 🎶 Get tickets: http://bit.ly/2CDyqQz


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21 hours ago

Opinion column from Boston Public Schools Sup...

Opinion column from Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang: BPS budget invests in our students to provide a better education for all

    Opinion: BPS Budget Invests in Our Students to Provide a Better Education for All
    At the Boston Public Schools, we believe that our budget is a values statement, reflecting our commitment to creating the best schools for all our students. Through the BPS budget, we prioritize investing in every individual learner throughout their academic career. We must ensure that all students
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

21 hours ago

Fresh squeezed 🍊 . Orange trees are populatin...

Fresh squeezed 🍊 . Orange trees are populating our onsite greenhouse, giving it some punchy, citrus flair! #FloridaInFebruary


26 hours ago

You may know Fra Angelico for his shimmering ...

You may know Fra Angelico for his shimmering golds, but The Boston Globe is even more dazzled by his heavenly color palette! Read on to learn more about our Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition’s incredible masterpieces: http://bit.ly/2ELxhMB


29 hours ago

Codman Square Farmers Market shared Dorcheste...

    Dorchester Winter Farmers Market 2018
    Come join us at our market this winter in the Great Hall for a taste of New England's best! Each Saturday, we bring together local farmers, food...
    https://www.facebook.com

30 hours ago

Opinion: BPS Budget Invests in Our Students to Provide a Better Education for All

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/23/opinion-bps-budget-invests-in-our-students-to-provide-a-better-education-for-all/30833)

    Opinion: BPS Budget Invests in Our Students to Provide a Better Education for All
    At the Boston Public Schools, we believe that our budget is a values statement, reflecting our commitment to creating the best schools for all our students. Through the BPS budget, we prioritize investing in every individual learner throughout their academic career. We must ensure that all students
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

32 hours ago

Residents, local organizations weigh-in on short-term rentals while City Council begins work on regulating them

By Beth Treffeisen and Emily Resnevic

    Residents, local organizations weigh-in on short-term rentals while City Council begins work on regulating them
    By Beth Treffeisen and Emily Resnevic Last month, Mayor Walsh announced intentions to better track and regulate short-term rentals in Boston and assign annual fees to operators of different types of rentals. That has residents, local elected officials, and neighborhood organizations debating how best to deal with short-term rentals and how they impact the City's housing crisis.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

32 hours ago

Next Generation

Lindsa McIntyre, headmaster, Jeremiah Burke High School, leads fellow performers and community leaders in the Grand Finale song “Inner-City Energy: An Ode to Inner-city Hopes and Dreams” at the Portraits of Purpose: NEXT GENERATION event at Boston City Hall on February 8. The event evolved from the book Portraits of Purpose: A Tribute to Leadership by Jamaica Plain resident Don West and Pulitzer-winner Kenneth J. Cooper. (l-r) Wyatt Jackson, Bobby Tynes, Lindsa McIntyre, State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, Naheem Garcia, Frieda Garcia, Dr. J. Keith Motley, Trinidad Ramkissoon.

    Next Generation
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

32 hours ago

BPDA approves 125 Amory St. dev.; project receives City affordable-housing funds

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board during its Feb. 8 meeting approved the 125 Amory St.

    BPDA approves 125 Amory St. dev.; project receives City affordable-housing funds
    The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board during its Feb. 8 meeting approved the 125 Amory St. Meanwhile, the City announced that a portion of the project will receive affordable-housing funds. The 125 Amory St. redevelopment project is proposed by Amory Street Partners, LLC, which is a partnership between The Community Builders, Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, and Urban Edge.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

32 hours ago

JP Observer: We need to learn specifics about Russian propaganda

Everyone on Facebook can check to see if they unknowingly interacted with a post from a Russian agency trying to influence the presidential race and American politics in general during the 2016 campaign. Facebook (FB) estimated before Congress in the fall that 126 million users were exposed to those posts and ads.

    JP Observer: We need to learn specifics about Russian propaganda
    Everyone on Facebook can check to see if they unknowingly interacted with a post from a Russian agency trying to influence the presidential race and American politics in general during the 2016 campaign. Facebook (FB) estimated before Congress in the fall that 126 million users were exposed to those posts and ads.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

32 hours ago

HURRICANE MARIA IN PUERTO RICO EXHIBIT

Millennium Restaurant at 3094 Washington Street recently announced that it is showing an exhibit titled “101 días / 101 days: photographs by Federico Cintrón Moscoso and Luis Edgardo Cotto” about the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. According to a released statement, with team member Teresa Peña Jordán, the photographers worked together to bring more than 1,400 solar lamps to the mountains of Puerto Rico, in addition to water filters and solar panels. Teresa and Federico are professors at the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras and Luis Cotto is the Executive Director of Egleston Square Main Street. The exhibit will run through March 18.

    HURRICANE MARIA IN PUERTO RICO EXHIBIT
    Millennium Restaurant at 3094 Washington Street recently announced that it is showing an exhibit titled "101 días / 101 days: photographs by Federico Cintrón Moscoso and Luis Edgardo Cotto" about the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

32 hours ago

Rockumentary about Midway Café in the works

Local resident Billy Squire is creating a rockumentary about the Midway Café, raising awareness of what an asset the café is for the community at a time when similar venues are being closed across the area to make way for new developments.

    Rockumentary about Midway Café in the works
    Local resident Billy Squire is creating a rockumentary about the Midway Café, raising awareness of what an asset the café is for the community at a time when similar venues are being closed across the area to make way for new developments.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

32 hours ago

Sights and Sounds, Feb. 23, 2018

The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 6 for the Mar. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given.

    Sights and Sounds, Feb. 23, 2018
    The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 6 for the Mar. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events City Councilor O'Malley to Host Dominican Flag Raising, Fri. Feb. 23, Piemonte Room (5 th Floor) of Boston City Hall, 11am.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

32 hours ago

BPDA delays Plan: JP/Rox, pending transportation plan

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is delaying the zoning review process of the Plan: JP/Rox until after a transportation plan for that area is completed, according to BPDA spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin.

    BPDA delays Plan: JP/Rox, pending transportation plan
    The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is delaying the zoning review process of the Plan: JP/Rox until after a transportation plan for that area is completed, according to BPDA spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. The head of a local neighborhood organization is raising concern over that delay.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

32 hours ago

Cineasta local hace documental sobre Midway Café

El residente local Billy Squire está creando un documental sobre el Midway Café para fomentar la conciencia sobre el beneficio de Midway y otras sedes para la comunidad.

    Cineasta local hace documental sobre Midway Café
    El residente local Billy Squire está creando un documental sobre el Midway Café para fomentar la conciencia sobre el beneficio de Midway y otras sedes para la comunidad. El cineasta está invitando a residentes a una grabación y concierto para la producción de su documental el mes que viene.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

32 hours ago

‘Resist” art series comes to the city

Hoopla Productions, the producers of Jamaica Plain Porchfest, are bringing several arts events to JP and the city this spring as part of the ResistARTS series with a mission to build community across the divides of race, class, culture and immigrant status.

    'Resist" art series comes to the city
    Hoopla Productions, the producers of Jamaica Plain Porchfest, are bringing several arts events to JP and the city this spring as part of the ResistARTS series with a mission to build community across the divides of race, class, culture and immigrant status.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

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38 hours ago

Simply ridiculous and brilliant. #scotland #m...

Simply ridiculous and brilliant. #scotland #music #indie #frabbits

    The Haven JP
    Simply ridiculous and brilliant. #scotland #music #indie #frabbits
    http://www.facebook.com

38 hours ago

@frabbits as epic as ever and making all some...

@frabbits as epic as ever and making all somehow right in the world despite EVERYTHING

    The Haven JP
    @frabbits as epic as ever and making all somehow right in the world despite EVERYTHING
    http://www.facebook.com

39 hours ago

Brookline Housing Authority (BHA) Request For Proposals For Architectural & Engineering Services

90 Longwood Avenue

    Brookline Housing Authority (BHA) Request For Proposals For Architectural & Engineering Services
    The BHA seeks one or more qualified A&E firms to provide design services for the substantial rehab of 4 elderly, mid-rise public housing properties with a total of 339 units. The buildings will be rehabbed with residents in-place and will likely be subject to MGL Ch. 149, Building Construction Contracts.
    http://brookline.com

45 hours ago

Take a moonlit stroll around the Courtyard an...

Take a moonlit stroll around the Courtyard and witness the Gardner Museum sparkling under the stars! We’re open until 9 pm every Thursday. 💫


47 hours ago

Housing Advisory Board, Room 408

Inclusionary Zoning: three projects expected to make cash payments: 36 Longwood (7 condo units – construction complete, closing soon), 54 Auburn (12 rental units – applying for building...

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333 Washington Street, Brookline  

1180 Boylston Street –45 age-restricted rental units with 9 affordable (20%) – Comp Permit granted in March 2017

134-138 Babcock Street – 45 units with 11 affordable (25%) – ZBA hearing in process/expected approval in March

1299 Beacon Street – 74 units with 15 affordable (20%) – received PEL, no comp. permit filed to date

...of Brookline are invited to make their needs known to Lloyd Gellineau, Town of Brookline, 11 Pierce Street, Brookline, MA 02445. Telephone (617) 730-2328; TDD (617) 730-2327; or e-mail at...

    Housing Advisory Board, Room 408
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

2 days ago

#ThrowbackThursday A huge fan of opera, Isabe...

#ThrowbackThursday A huge fan of opera, Isabella treasured this autographed platinum print of Japanese opera singer Tamaki Miura, who performed as Cio-Cio-san in Puccini’s Madame Butterfly. Image: Victor George, Tamaki Miura, 1915, platinum print.


2 days ago

Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing

Case: BOA-779357, Address:29-31 Ward Street   , Ward 7  Applicant: 29-31 Ward Street LLC

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Case: BOA-792717, Address: 262 Commonwealth Avenue   , Ward 5  Applicant: Adam Gilmore

Case: BOA-772648, Address: 46 Hichborn Street  , Ward  22 Applicant: Hichborn Partners LLC

Case: BOA-777271, Address: 606 Cambridge Street  , Ward 21  Applicant: Nicholas Bouritsas

Case: BOA-792532, Address: 23-25 Chestnut Square   , Ward 19  Applicant: Wim Dekok and Andrew Schiff

...condition of change of use of premises. Half of the Parking area, is located on 19-21 Chestnut Square and this relief has been granted by the Board of appeal October 4, 2016, BOA606476...

Case: BOA-786872, Address: 53 Orchardfield Street  , Ward  15  Applicant: Kim Nguyen

Case: BOA-787985, Address: 12 Carson Street   , Ward  13  Applicant: Ace One Investments, LLC by Eric Zachrison

Case: BOA-793541 Address: 21 Peverell Street  , Ward 13   Applicant: Matthew St Peter

Case: BOA-756999, Address: 71-73 Brookley Road  , Ward 11  Applicant: Laura Sylvan

Case: BOA-781676, Address: 1027 Tremont Street  , Ward 9  Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-781815, Address: 50 Clapp Street  , Ward 7  Applicant: NS AJO Holdings, Inc.

Case: BOA-787244, Address: 1410 Columbia Road   , Ward 7  Applicant: 5528-1410 Columbia Road Boston LLC

Case: BOA-778326, Address: 8 Deady's Ln   , Ward 7  Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-786275, Address: 53 G Street  , Ward 7  Applicant: Douglas Drohan

Case: BOA-774880, Address: 123 G Street  , Ward  7 Applicant: David Arrowsmith

Case: BOA-768730, Address: 844-846 East Third Street  , Ward 6  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney, Esq

Case: BOA-782775, Address: 28 F Street  , Ward 6  Applicant: Douglas Stefanov

Case: BOA-692075, Address: 37 Farragut Road  , Ward 6  Applicant: George Morancy, Esq

Case: BOA-754380, Address: 55-57 Brimmer Street  , Ward  5 Applicant: John Pulgini

Case: BOA-754388, Address: 63-69 Brimmer Street   , Ward 5  Applicant: John Pulgini

Case: BOA-754021, Address: 13 Concord Square  , Ward 4  Applicant: Kamer Minassian

Case: BOA-791476, Address: 91-99 Causeway Street   , Ward  3 Applicant: Smitesh Patel

Case: BOA-784142, Address: 283-285 Hanover Street  , Ward  3 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-773964, Address: 145 Corey Street   Ward: 20 , Applicant: Kevin Dowd

Case: BOA-786629,  Address: 40 Westmoreland Street,   Ward 16 Applicant: Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation

Case: BOA-683450, Address: 15 Woolson Street  , Ward 14   Applicant: Cecil Hansel

Case: BOA-617813, Address: 173 Humboldt Avenue, Ward  12 Applicant: John Samaan

Case: BOA-698906, Address: 9 Chelsea Street , Ward 1   Applicant: Linear Retail #18, LLC

Case: BOA-780523, Address: 28 Brier Road   Ward: 20, Applicant: Ivan Hernandez

Case: BOA-777937, Address: 62 Durnell Avenue   Ward: 20, Applicant: Charles Donovan

Case: BOA784868-, Address: 10 Newburg Street   Ward: 20, Applicant: Michael Forde

Case: BOA-773840, Address: 25 Alaric Street   Ward: 20, Applicant: Jack Rojas

Case: BOA-719810, Address: 874 East Sixth Street , Ward 6   Applicant: George Morancy

Case: BOA-732946, Address: 38 P Street, Ward 6 Applicant: Nick Zaferakis

Case: BOA-780322, Address: 55 McBride Street   Ward:11 , Applicant: Mark Collins

Case: BOA-787555, Address: 1300-1304 Hyde Park Avenue   Ward: 18, Applicant: Toward Independent Learning and Living, Inc

Case: BOA-785316, Address: 19 Burard Street   Ward: 20, Applicant: Anthony Debenedictis

Case: BOA-794683, Address: 15 Gilmore Terrace   Ward: 20, Applicant: Jay Walsh

Case: BOA-787403, Address: 15 Macullar Road   Ward: 20, Applicant: Robert Wall

Case: BOA-790013, Address: 31 Willers Street   Ward: 20, Applicant: Marc Joseph

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    Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing
    The Boston Zoning Code has information on the Articles and definitions of terms in this agenda.
    https://www.boston.gov

2 days ago

Today’s the day! Join us for the opening of o...

Today’s the day! Join us for the opening of our incredible exhibition, Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth.✨ Reunited at last, Fra Angelico’s four jewel-like reliquaries tell the story of the Virgin Mary’s life. Read on: http://bit.ly/2sfXnBE Painting: Fra Angelico, The Dormition of the Virgin (detail), 1431-1435, on panel. Museo di San Marco, Florence – Polo Museale della Toscana.


2 days ago

There are a lot of local Little Free Librarie...

There are a lot of local Little Free Libraries in Jamaica Plain. There's a handy map that lets you know where they're located.

    Map of Local Little Free Libraries Created by JP Resident (Who's a Librarian, Of Course!)
    Jamaica Plain loves it's Little Free Libraries and a local JP resident created a Google Map pinpointing where many of the free book depositories are located around the neighborhood. People are also welcome to add locations of Little Free Libraries not shown on the map.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Map of Local Little Free Libraries Created by JP Resident (Who’s a Librarian, Of Course!)

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/22/map-of-local-little-free-libraries-created-by-jp-resident-whos-a-librarian-of-course/30857)

    Map of Local Little Free Libraries Created by JP Resident (Who's a Librarian, Of Course!)
    Jamaica Plain loves it's Little Free Libraries and a local JP resident created a Google Map pinpointing where many of the free book depositories are located around the neighborhood. People are also welcome to add locations of Little Free Libraries not shown on the map.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

This dog will live a happy and healthy life t...

This dog will live a happy and healthy life thanks to reconstructive surgery at MSPCA-Angell after being shot in the face in Lebanon

    Homeless Dog in Beirut Survives Gun Blast to the Face, Undergoes Reconstructive Surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center
    A stray dog from Beirut, Lebanon is lucky to be alive after he was shot in the face at close range and rescued from the streets by volunteers from Animals Lebanon before being flown to the U.S. on Jan. 31, where he was taken in by Sweet Paws Rescue in Groveland, Mass.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Homeless Dog in Beirut Survives Gun Blast to the Face, Undergoes Reconstructive Surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/21/homeless-dog-in-beirut-survives-gun-blast-to-the-face-undergoes-reconstructive-surgery-at-angell-animal-medical-center/30883)

    Homeless Dog in Beirut Survives Gun Blast to the Face, Undergoes Reconstructive Surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center
    A stray dog from Beirut, Lebanon is lucky to be alive after he was shot in the face at close range and rescued from the streets by volunteers from Animals Lebanon before being flown to the U.S. on Jan. 31, where he was taken in by Sweet Paws Rescue in Groveland, Mass.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Branching off her head like butterfly antenna...

Branching off her head like butterfly antennae, Isabella crowned herself with two diamonds the size of walnuts for the Copley Hall dance in 1886. 💎 #ShineBrightLikeADiamond


2 days ago

Visit the Gardner Museum for Fra Angelico: He...

Visit the Gardner Museum for Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth, starting February 22. ✨ This exhibition highlights the stunning color, detail, and depth of Fra Angelico’s masterpieces. Why wait, see it now: http://bit.ly/2sfXnBE


2 days ago

Check out a new wildlife photography exhibit ...

Check out a new wildlife photography exhibit by a JP resident at the Mass Audubon Boston Nature Center

    JP Resident's Photography Show Highlights New England Wildlife
    New England's wildlife is the theme of an upcoming photography exhibit at the Audubon Society's Boston Nature Center by a Jamaica Plain resident. Local Jamaica Plain photographer and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ben Achtenberg's images offer a close-up look at some of the beasts and birds
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Last chance! This Saturday, Feb. 24, is the l...

Last chance! This Saturday, Feb. 24, is the last Saturday Open Studio featuring visiting artist Stephen Hamilton’s iconography-inspired workshop. Bring a friend or the family to create a portrait inspired by his work. Mark your calendar: http://bit.ly/2sFwK9x

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Last chance! This Saturday, Feb. 24, is the last Saturday Open Studio featuring visiting artist Stephen Hamilton's iconography-inspired workshop. Bring a friend or the family to create a portrait...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Connect with the Gardner Museum’s rich collec...

Connect with the Gardner Museum’s rich collection and special exhibitions through fun, hands-on art-making experiences each week. Get messy during Saturday Open Studios, free with admission: http://bit.ly/2sBp48c

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Connect with the Gardner Museum's rich collection and special exhibitions through fun, hands-on art-making experiences each week. Get messy during Saturday Open Studios, free with admission:...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

JP Resident’s Photography Show Highlights New England Wildlife

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/21/jp-residents-photography-show-highlights-new-england-wildlife/30611)

    JP Resident's Photography Show Highlights New England Wildlife
    New England's wildlife is the theme of an upcoming photography exhibit at the Audubon Society's Boston Nature Center by a Jamaica Plain resident. Local Jamaica Plain photographer and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ben Achtenberg's images offer a close-up look at some of the beasts and birds
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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