1 hour 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

7 hours ago

9 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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11 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

12 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

12 hours ago

Archdale Hotdog Nights will be every other Th...

Archdale Hotdog Nights will be every other Thursday from 5:30 - 7:00pm at 120 Brookway Rd. starting next week until the end of August: June 28th, July 12th, July 26th, August 9th, and August 23rd, 2018. These events are organized by your neighbors with the support of State Representative Liz Malia and City Councilor Timothy McCarthy. Hot dogs and grill provided.

    Roslindale Village Main Street
    Archdale Hotdog Nights will be every other Thursday from 5:30 - 7:00pm at 120 Brookway Rd. starting next week until the end of August: June 28th, July 12th, July 26th, August 9th, and August 23rd,...
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23 hours 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

25 hours 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

25 hours ago

Driver Dies After Being Thrown From Pickup Truck During Rollover Crash On 495

While police said the crash scene was on 495 South, they added it is not clear what direction the man was driving in.

    Driver Dies After Being Thrown From Pickup Truck During Rollover Crash On 495
    BRIDGEWATER (CBS) - The driver of a pickup truck that rolled over on I-495 South Tuesday morning has died. Mass. State Police said the driver of a 2001 Toyota Tundra was driving by Exit 7 when he was ejected from his truck after he lost control and the truck rolled over into the median.
    http://boston.cbslocal.com

31 hours ago

35 hours 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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45 hours 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

2 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

3 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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3 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 days ago

120 Women-Owned Small Businesses Celebrated at Bella Luna

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    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

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

5 days ago

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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5 days ago

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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5 days ago

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

6 days ago

Video: Fisher Cat in Allandale Woods!

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    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

6 days ago

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

6 days ago

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

6 days ago

Celebrate the one year anniversary of the Jam...

Celebrate the one year anniversary of the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library's renovations with a potluck this Saturday. Mayor Marty Walsh will attend -- no word on what he is bringing to the potluck.

    Summer Solstice Potluck to Celebrate 1st Anniversary of JP Branch Library Renovations
    Celebrate the one-year anniversary of the renovated Jamaica Plain Branch Library with Mayor Marty Walsh with a potluck on Saturday. The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library (30 South St.) are hosting the potluck on Saturday, June 16 from 12:30 to 2 pm. But come early at 11 am to hear a musical performance [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 13

Summer Solstice Potluck to Celebrate 1st Anniversary of JP Branch Library Renovations

Business

    Summer Solstice Potluck to Celebrate 1st Anniversary of JP Branch Library Renovations
    Celebrate the one-year anniversary of the renovated Jamaica Plain Branch Library with Mayor Marty Walsh with a potluck on Saturday. The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library (30 South St.) are hosting the potluck on Saturday, June 16 from 12:30 to 2 pm. But come early at 11 am to hear a musical performance [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 12

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz is holding office...

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz is holding office hours across the district, and in JP on June 15

    State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz Neighborhood Office Hours: JP on June 15
    State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz and her staff are holding neighborhood office hours this summer within each of the neighborhoods of the Second Suffolk District. State Sen. Chang-Díaz encourages residents and interested parties to attend and discuss any community, regional, or statewide issue of concern. Office hours will be held at the following times and locations.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 12

Ramen, pho and Thai noodle soup -- all under ...

Ramen, pho and Thai noodle soup -- all under one roof! The Soup Shack is opening June 18th! (Please try out your best 'Seinfeld' lines)

    Restaurant Opening Alert: Soup Shack Opening June 18
    The already varied and robust Jamaica Plain cuisine scene will soon get another fare to its lineup -- as the Soup Shack is scheduled to open on June 18. The Soup Shack has given itself a very impressive challenge by serving up three different Asian style soups: Thai noodle soup, pho and ramen.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 12

Restaurant Opening Alert: Soup Shack Opening June 18

Business

    Restaurant Opening Alert: Soup Shack Opening June 18
    The already varied and robust Jamaica Plain cuisine scene will soon get another fare to its lineup -- as the Soup Shack is scheduled to open on June 18. The Soup Shack has given itself a very impressive challenge by serving up three different Asian style soups: Thai noodle soup, pho and ramen.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 12

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz Neighborhood Office Hours: JP on June 15

Business

    State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz Neighborhood Office Hours: JP on June 15
    State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz and her staff are holding neighborhood office hours this summer within each of the neighborhoods of the Second Suffolk District. State Sen. Chang-Díaz encourages residents and interested parties to attend and discuss any community, regional, or statewide issue of concern. Office hours will be held at the following times and locations.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 12

A tremendous day out - and thanks to all the ...

A tremendous day out - and thanks to all the sponsors and golfers. Belhaven, St Killians, Baldor, Kinealey, Brendan Killian, Tres Gatos, Frogmore, Ardbeg,

    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 12

The Haven JP added 8 new photos.

Today was our FIFTH annual Golf Tournament. We saw new friends, walked on grass, sun shine, balls fly through the air, hawks soar.....a GREAT DAY OUT!

    The Haven JP
    The Haven JP added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 11

Boston Scores, a nonprofit in Jamaica Plain, ...

Boston Scores, a nonprofit in Jamaica Plain, was awarded a $100,000 grant. Read about what they do and how they're going to use the $$.

    JP Nonprofit Boston Scores Awarded $100,000 Grant
    Jamaica Plain-based Boston Scores is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive a grant of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation's "$100K for 100" program. Thanks to the grant Boston Scores will be able to provide more students sports-based youth development programming. Boston Scores delivers sports-based youth development programs to economically disadvantaged Boston Public School students [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 11

Poll: Should property owners have to pay a fe...

Poll: Should property owners have to pay a fee when storefronts are vacant? The City Council is holding a hearing on a City Councilor Matt O'Malley proposal tomorrow. Click on the link to take the poll!

    Poll: Should Commercial Property Owners Pay a Fee for Empty Storefronts?
    Should landlords pay a fee when their storefronts are vacant? That's the question that a Boston City Council hearing will tackle on Tuesday. District 6 City Councilor Matt O'Malley proposed a vacancy fee for landlords causing "high-end blight" in April. "When properties remain vacant year after year, they create holes in the fabric of our [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 11

JP Nonprofit Boston Scores Awarded $100,000 Grant

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/06/11/jp-nonprofit-boston-scores-awarded-100000-grant)

    JP Nonprofit Boston Scores Awarded $100,000 Grant
    Jamaica Plain-based Boston Scores is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive a grant of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation's "$100K for 100" program. Thanks to the grant Boston Scores will be able to provide more students sports-based youth development programming. Boston Scores delivers sports-based youth development programs to economically disadvantaged Boston Public School students [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 11

Poll: Should Commercial Property Owners Pay a Fee for Empty Storefronts?

Business

    Poll: Should Commercial Property Owners Pay a Fee for Empty Storefronts?
    Should landlords pay a fee when their storefronts are vacant? That's the question that a Boston City Council hearing will tackle on Tuesday. District 6 City Councilor Matt O'Malley proposed a vacancy fee for landlords causing "high-end blight" in April. "When properties remain vacant year after year, they create holes in the fabric of our [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jun 10

Tonight is DEPECHE MODE night at The Haven in...

Tonight is DEPECHE MODE night at The Haven in honour of their amazing concert last night in Boston. AND- given they are English, we are serving our delicious cocktail “The Sassenach”. Come in and try one, Enjoy the Silence, it’s a question of time till you find our precious home, so see you later!

    The Haven JP
    Tonight is DEPECHE MODE night at The Haven in honour of their amazing concert last night in Boston. AND- given they are English, we are serving our delicious cocktail "The Sassenach". Come in and...
    http://www.facebook.com

Jun 10

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun...

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/08/kenny-dalglish-is-knighted-in-queens-birthday-honours-list?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Congratulations to Sir Kenny from The Haven.

    Arise, Sir Kenny: Dalglish is knighted in Queen's birthday honours
    The "King" is to become a knight. The Liverpool and Celtic legend Kenny Dalglish has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's birthday honours in recognition of his services to football, charity and the victims of the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.
    https://www.theguardian.com

Jun 09

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