8 hours ago

Boxing hurts. But it definitely feels good wh...

Boxing hurts. But it definitely feels good when you're boxing to help a 3-year-old cancer patient with Haymakers for Hope

    JP's Rives Lacing Up for Haymakers For Hope, Raising $ to Help 3-Year-Old Cancer Patient
    Sometimes you just got put boxing gloves to punch cancer in the face. That's what JP's Chip Rives is doing by participating in Haymakers for Hope. Rives is fighting in the 8th Annual Haymakers for Hope Rock N' Rumble charity boxing event on Thursday, May 17th at the House of Blues Boston.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

8 hours ago

JPNDC Proposes 8 Affordable Units on Vacant Carolina Ave. and Call St. Parcels

Development

    JPNDC Proposes 8 Affordable Units on Vacant Carolina Ave. and Call St. Parcels
    The city is holding a meeting to discuss the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation's (JPNDC) proposal to put three parcels together to build eight affordable units at Carolina Avenue and Call Street. JPNDC's proposal is for two 3-story, 4-unit buildings to be built on Call Street at the intersection of Carolina Avenue.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

14 hours ago

30 hours ago

JP’s Rives Lacing Up for Haymakers For Hope, Raising $ to Help 3-Year-Old Cancer Patient

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/25/jps-rives-lacing-up-for-haymakers-for-hope-raising-to-help-3-year-old-cancer-patient)

    JP's Rives Lacing Up for Haymakers For Hope, Raising $ to Help 3-Year-Old Cancer Patient
    Sometimes you just got put boxing gloves to punch cancer in the face. That's what JP's Chip Rives is doing by participating in Haymakers for Hope. Rives is fighting in the 8th Annual Haymakers for Hope Rock N' Rumble charity boxing event on Thursday, May 17th at the House of Blues Boston.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

31 hours ago

Don't forget that rising springtime temperatu...

Don't forget that rising springtime temperatures bring concerns for dog safety. Check out this helpful column by the MSPCA-Angell

    Springtime Temperature Rise Brings Concerns for Dog Safety
    With almost 70,000 animals treated each year, the MSPCA's Angell Animal Medical Center is one of the busiest 24-7 emergency and specialty veterinary hospitals in the world-and springtime in New England is one of the busiest seasons. "After a long winter we're arriving at what feels like spring, and the longer days, sunshine and warming [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

32 hours ago

Springtime Temperature Rise Brings Concerns for Dog Safety

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/25/springtime-temperature-rise-brings-concerns-for-dog-safety)

    Springtime Temperature Rise Brings Concerns for Dog Safety
    With almost 70,000 animals treated each year, the MSPCA's Angell Animal Medical Center is one of the busiest 24-7 emergency and specialty veterinary hospitals in the world-and springtime in New England is one of the busiest seasons. "After a long winter we're arriving at what feels like spring, and the longer days, sunshine and warming [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

38 hours ago

2 days ago

This sounds like an awesome event! The Boston...

This sounds like an awesome event! The Boston Kids Comics Fest is in JP with workshops, a book fair and more.

    Boston Kids Comics Fest in JP on April 28th
    Do you have a kid who likes comics, graphic novels and hybrid books? Then you'll want to bring them to the all-day Boston Kids Comic Fest in Jamaica Plain on April 28th. The Comics Fest is for parents, guardians, educators, librarians and, of course, kids, to discover and explore "kid friendly" comics, according to the [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Boston Kids Comics Fest in JP on April 28th

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/24/boston-kids-comics-fest-in-jp-on-april-28th)

    Boston Kids Comics Fest in JP on April 28th
    Do you have a kid who likes comics, graphic novels and hybrid books? Then you'll want to bring them to the all-day Boston Kids Comic Fest in Jamaica Plain on April 28th. The Comics Fest is for parents, guardians, educators, librarians and, of course, kids, to discover and explore "kid friendly" comics, according to the [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

Champions League Semi Final. Liverpool v Roma...

Champions League Semi Final. Liverpool v Roma 2.45pm #Live #EuropeanChampions

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3 days ago

The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council electi...

The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council election is April 28th. Here are bios of all the candidates:

    Bios for All Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Candidates: Election April 28th
    There will only be one contested race in the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council elections being held on April 28th. There can be up to 20 council members, but only 19 candidates are on the ballot. The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) consists up to 20 members: five at-large councilors, and five from three different geographical [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Bios for All Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Candidates: Election April 28th

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/23/bios-for-all-jamaica-plain-neighborhood-council-candidates-election-april-28th)

    Bios for All Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Candidates: Election April 28th
    There will only be one contested race in the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council elections being held on April 28th. There can be up to 20 council members, but only 19 candidates are on the ballot. The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) consists up to 20 members: five at-large councilors, and five from three different geographical [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

4 days ago

The Dedham Choral Society is led by a JP resi...

The Dedham Choral Society is led by a JP resident and they'll be performing at Jordan Hall

    JP Residents Prepare for Dedham Choral Society Concert at Jordan Hall on April 29th
    Under the musical direction of Jamaica Plain resident Jonathan Barnhart, the Dedham Choral Society concludes its 2017-18 season with a concert entitled "Haydn and Mozart in Salzburg" at Jordan Hall on April 29th. The concert is featuring soloists, including soprano Susan Consoli, mezzo-soprano Thea Lobo, tenor Jesse Darden, and baritone Ulysses Thomas, a full orchestra [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

State Rep. candidate Nika Elugardo has a fasc...

State Rep. candidate Nika Elugardo has a fascinating career that has included helping people stay in their homes and avoid foreclosure. Read about that and what she thinks about the incumbent she'll be facing.

    Q&A: State Rep. Candidate Elugardo Pushing for Progressive Legislation, Leadership at State House
    Jamaica Plain resident Nika Elugardo is running as a Democratic challenger to state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez for the 15th Suffolk/Norfolk District. She spoke about why she's running, how she helped people stay in their homes and avoid foreclosure, that there's too much progressive legislation sitting in the House Ways and Means Committee chaired by Sanchez [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

6 days ago

Q&A: State Rep. Candidate Elugardo Pushing for Progressive Legislation, Leadership at State House

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/20/qa-state-rep-candidate-elugardo-pushing-for-progressive-legislation-leadership-at-state-house)

    Q&A: State Rep. Candidate Elugardo Pushing for Progressive Legislation, Leadership at State House
    Jamaica Plain resident Nika Elugardo is running as a Democratic challenger to state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez for the 15th Suffolk/Norfolk District. She spoke about why she's running, how she helped people stay in their homes and avoid foreclosure, that there's too much progressive legislation sitting in the House Ways and Means Committee chaired by Sanchez [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

JP Residents Prepare for Dedham Choral Society Concert at Jordan Hall on April 29th

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/20/jp-residents-prepare-for-dedham-choral-society-concert-at-jordan-hall-on-april-29th)

    JP Residents Prepare for Dedham Choral Society Concert at Jordan Hall on April 29th
    Under the musical direction of Jamaica Plain resident Jonathan Barnhart, the Dedham Choral Society concludes its 2017-18 season with a concert entitled "Haydn and Mozart in Salzburg" at Jordan Hall on April 29th. The concert is featuring soloists, including soprano Susan Consoli, mezzo-soprano Thea Lobo, tenor Jesse Darden, and baritone Ulysses Thomas, a full orchestra [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Apr 19

The John F. Kennedy Stem Innovation School's ...

The John F. Kennedy Stem Innovation School's pilot program was honored by EdVestors. It's a pretty cool program -- read about it!

    JP's JFK STEM Innovation School's Pilot Program Honored by Non-Profit EdVestors
    The John F. Kennedy STEM Innovation School was honored at non-profit EdVestor's 16th Annual Urban Education Showcase on April 10th. The JFK STEM Innovation School, located on Bolster Street in JP, was one of 10 Boston school-based projects recognized at the showcase that previously received seed investments of $10,000 each from EdVestors' School Solutions Seed Fund.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Apr 19

This weekend the Open Theatre Project is pres...

This weekend the Open Theatre Project is presenting a one-woman performance that's part of a national campaign of theater activism against gun violence

    Open Theatre Project Counteracts Gun Violence With Creativity in JP on April 22
    On the weekend of the anniversary of the Columbine shootings, Open Theatre Project and Moms Demand Action are teaming up to present a staged reading of "Natural Shocks" by Lauren Gunderson in Jamaica Plain. This reading is part of a national campaign of theater activism against gun violence and proceeds from this event will go [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Apr 19

Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing

Case: BOA-801461, Address: 36 Hall Street  , Ward 11  Applicant: Tim McGovern

This article has 36 other Boston locations (Show)

Case: BOA-587183, Address: 194 Havre Street, Ward 1 Applicant: Nonni Roz, LLC

Case: BOA-712843,  Address: 234 Condor Street, Ward 1Applicant: Condor Creek, LLC

Case: BOA-720063, Address: 81 Chestnut Hill Avenue  , Ward  21 Applicant: Deborah O'Rourke

Case: BOA-754385, Address: 18 Bexley Road  , Ward  19 Applicant: Christopher Miller

Case: BOA-768740, Address: 208 Neponset Valley Parkway  , Ward 18  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney

Case: BOA-788469, Address: 6-8 Claridge Terrace  , Ward 17  Applicant: Paulo Mendes

Case: BOA-806799, Address:  11-15 Tilesboro Street , Ward  16 Applicant: John Pulgini

Case: BOA-786957, Address: 21 Woodworth Street  , Ward  16 Applicant: John Lyons

Case: BOA-807032, Address: 21 Angell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...equal-sized 5,000 sq ft Lots where the right side lot will be considered 19 Angell St. and the left side lot will be considered 21 Angell St. A Single Family attached...

Case: BOA-807036, Address: 22 Angell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...sq ft of the lot will be subdivided out and given to the neighbor at 20 Angell St. due to their walkway that is currently located in that area. This project is apart...

Case: BOA-807038, Address: 28 Angell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

Case: BOA-807040 Address: 37 Angell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...lot will be considered 37 Angell St. and the left side lot will be considered 39 Angell St. Construct a Single Family attached Home on each of the lots with a party wall...

Case: BOA-807044, Address: 12 Lorne Street  , Ward 14  Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...attached Home with a party wall located on the lot line between 12 Lorne and 14 Lorne St. This project is apart of the City of Boston's Department of Neighborhood Development (DND...

...9 foot wide strip of land totaling 723 S.F. to the neighbor located at 16 Lorne St. to provide them access for Driveway. The remaining lot will be 2,491 S.F...

Case: BOA-807049, Address: 240 Norwell Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

...St and the subdivided land to the rear of the parcel that was given by 242 Norwell will be combined as one lot to be considered 240 Norwell St. 240 Norwell St...

Purpose: 242 Norwell St and 244 Norwell St will be combined as one lot to be considered 242 Norwell St. and then the...

Case: BOA-807054, Address: 79 Spencer Street  , Ward  14 Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

Case: BOA-807055 Address: 113 Wheatland Avenue  , Ward 14  Applicant: Oxbow Urban LLC

Purpose: 115 Wheatland Ave. will be subdivided into two equal sized lots where the right side lot will be...

...land in the rear of the lot to be provided to the neighbor located at 111 Wheatland Ave. The remaining 2667 S.F. lot will have a Single Family attached Home constructed on...

Case: BOA-793533, Address: 49 Copeland Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Catherine Xesternos

Case: BOA-803394, Address: 246-248 Dorchester Avenue  , Ward  6 Applicant: Evergreen Property Group, LLC

Case: BOA-799594, Address: 443 Marlborough Street  , Ward 5  Applicant: Aaron Weinert

...deck w/new exterior doorway in masonry wall. Direct replacement of finishes throughout Basement, First, Second and Third floors, including millwork, fixtures, lighting, trims, tile, stone, hardwood flooring, paint, new staircase to Basement...

Case: BOA-795620, Address: 131 Saint Botolph Street   , Ward 4  Applicant: John Pulgini

Case: BOA-800778, Address: 120 Everett Street  , Ward 1  Applicant: Eddie Azevedo

Case: BOA-681219, Address: 19 Walley Street  , Ward 1  Applicant: Walley Nineteen, LLC

Case: BOA-786649, Address: 35 Cushing Avenue  , Ward  13 Applicant: Peter Gammie

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

Case: BOA-448233, Address: 11 Virginia Street   , Ward 13  Applicant: Vargas DaSilveira

1 City Hall Square

    Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing
    HEARINGS: 9:30 a.m. Article(s): 51(51-9) Purpose: Legalize existing basement living space to be an extension of habitable space from first floor unit. Renovation to include changes to comply with building code, interior spiral staircase connecting 1st floor and basement, and some cosmetic enhancements.
    https://www.boston.gov

Apr 19

Open Theatre Project Counteracts Gun Violence With Creativity in JP on April 22

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/19/open-theatre-project-counteracts-gun-violence-with-creativity-in-jp-on-april-22/40619)

    Open Theatre Project Counteracts Gun Violence With Creativity in JP on April 22
    On the weekend of the anniversary of the Columbine shootings, Open Theatre Project and Moms Demand Action are teaming up to present a staged reading of "Natural Shocks" by Lauren Gunderson in Jamaica Plain. This reading is part of a national campaign of theater activism against gun violence and proceeds from this event will go [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Apr 19

Apr 18

What are you doing this weekend? Volunteers a...

What are you doing this weekend? Volunteers are wanted for 4 neighborhood cleanups.

    Volunteers Wanted for Multiple JP Neighborhood Cleanups on April 21st
    Help the community looking good this Saturday as there will be cleanups in four different neighborhoods. Volunteers are wanted and there will be various things to do, so if you can't do heavy lifting -- that's fine! Tools and gloves will be provided, just be ready to get down and dirty for JP.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Apr 18

Volunteers Wanted for Multiple JP Neighborhood Cleanups on April 21st

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/18/volunteers-wanted-for-multiple-jp-neighborhood-cleanups-on-april-21st)

    Volunteers Wanted for Multiple JP Neighborhood Cleanups on April 21st
    Help the community looking good this Saturday as there will be cleanups in four different neighborhoods. Volunteers are wanted and there will be various things to do, so if you can't do heavy lifting -- that's fine! Tools and gloves will be provided, just be ready to get down and dirty for JP.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Apr 18

The Bread and Puppet Theater returns to Spont...

The Bread and Puppet Theater returns to Spontaneous Celebrations with "The Basic Bye-Bye Show" opening on April 19th

    Bread & Puppet's Play 'The Basic Bye-Bye Show' Opens in JP on April 19th
    Bread & Puppet Theater returns for four shows starting April 19th at Spontaneous Celebrations with its new play, "The Basic Bye-Bye Show." The play is a manifesto inspired by Albrecht Dürer's apocalyptic woodcuts and the daily news. "The Basic Bye-Bye Show originally set out to define and illuminate the need for basic bye-byes in our [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Apr 18

JP’s JFK STEM Innovation School’s Pilot Program Honored by Non-Profit EdVestors

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/04/18/jps-jfk-stem-innovation-schools-pilot-program-recognized-by-non-profit-edvestors)

    JP's JFK STEM Innovation School's Pilot Program Honored by Non-Profit EdVestors
    The John F. Kennedy STEM Innovation School was honored at non-profit EdVestor's 16th Annual Urban Education Showcase on April 10th. The JFK STEM Innovation School, located on Bolster Street in JP, was one of 10 Boston school-based projects recognized at the showcase that previously received seed investments of $10,000 each from EdVestors' School Solutions Seed Fund.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Apr 17

Bread & Puppet’s Play ‘The Basic Bye-Bye Show’ Opens in JP on April 19th

Business

    Bread & Puppet's Play 'The Basic Bye-Bye Show' Opens in JP on April 19th
    Bread & Puppet Theater returns for four shows starting April 19th at Spontaneous Celebrations with its new play, "The Basic Bye-Bye Show." The play is a manifesto inspired by Albrecht Dürer's apocalyptic woodcuts and the daily news. "The Basic Bye-Bye Show originally set out to define and illuminate the need for basic bye-byes in our [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Apr 17

Apr 16

Centre Street is getting specialty store, Cac...

Centre Street is getting specialty store, Cacao, which will serve chocolate, freshly roasted nuts and more. Sounds tasty!

    New Business Alert: Cacao - Will Be Serving Up Chocolate and Nuts on Centre Street
    Attention chocolate lovers! You're going to be excited about a new business coming to Centre Street. Cacao will be opening later this spring and offering up delicious chocolate treats, freshly roasted nuts and more. "It's a nut and chocolate shop," said Cacao's owner Leo Baez to Jamaica Plain News.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Apr 16

ISO Volunteers! The Egleston Farmers Market i...

ISO Volunteers! The Egleston Farmers Market is a great opportunity for people who care about local food, the local economy, and bringing our community together to pitch in. We are recruiting volunteers to join the team for the 2018 season with a range of activities from the market-day street team to managing social media and calendars. Interested? Submit the form linked below to learn more.

    Volunteer Interest Form
    Egleston Square Farmers Market is a vendor-managed, volunteer and community-led initiative to make fresh, locally-grown food accessible to residents of Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, while supporting the local economy. The Egleston Farmers Market is a great opportunity for people who care about local food, the local economy, and bringing our community together to pitch in.
    http://docs.google.com

Apr 16

New Business Alert: Cacao — Will Be Serving Up Chocolate and Nuts on Centre Street

Business

    New Business Alert: Cacao - Will Be Serving Up Chocolate and Nuts on Centre Street
    Attention chocolate lovers! You're going to be excited about a new business coming to Centre Street. Cacao will be opening later this spring and offering up delicious chocolate treats, freshly roasted nuts and more. "It's a nut and chocolate shop," said Cacao's owner Leo Baez to Jamaica Plain News.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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