7 hours ago

Jamaica Plain Food Crawl: Centre Street Is a Caribbean Feast

349 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Terrence B. Doyle/Eater Old Havana is doing some damn good Cuban food in JP

358 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Terrence B. Doyle/Eater Get the chicken. And the pig ears. And the pig skin. Get everything.

378 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Terrence B. Doyle/Eater Have an empanada, then go to the Behan for a drink

416 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Terrence B. Doyle/Eater This crawl wouldn’t be complete without a Cuban sandwich

    Jamaica Plain Food Crawl: Centre Street Is a Caribbean Feast
    Welcome back to When we go out, we often find ourselves wanting to try more than one restaurant or bar at a time - a drink and a snack here, another drink and perhaps a dessert there - and want to share our favorite multi-stop combinations with you.
    https://boston.eater.com

8 hours 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

9 hours 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

15 hours ago

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18 hours 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

19 hours 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

26 hours 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

33 hours 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

39 hours ago

40 hours ago

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley Not Seeking Reelection

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/20/suffolk-county-district-attorney-dan-conley-not-seeking-reelection/30873)

    Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley Not Seeking Reelection
    After 16 years as the Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley is choosing to not seek reelection, and intends to finish out the remainder of his term. Conley, a West Roxbury resident, was previously a Boston City Councilor, before being appointed as Suffolk Country District Attorney in Febr
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

44 hours ago

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley n...

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley not seeking reelection after 16 years

    Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley Not Seeking Reelection
    After 16 years as the Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley is choosing to not seek reelection, and intends to finish out the remainder of his term. Conley, a West Roxbury resident, was previously a Boston City Councilor, before being appointed as Suffolk Country District Attorney in Febr
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Enjoy slam poetry, music and more to benefit ...

Enjoy slam poetry, music and more to benefit several good causes

    Resist & Rejoice! with Poetry Slam Champion and Music on Feb. 26th
    Enjoy a night of slam poetry and music to benefit services to LGBTQ and youth of color in the Boston area, and an immigrant youth-led organization on Feb. 26th. Hoopla Productions produces year-round events, building on the success of Jamaica Plain Porchfest, always with the same mission
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Resist & Rejoice! with Poetry Slam Champion and Music on Feb. 26th

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/20/resist-rejoice/30600)

    Resist & Rejoice! with Poetry Slam Champion and Music on Feb. 26th
    Enjoy a night of slam poetry and music to benefit services to LGBTQ and youth of color in the Boston area, and an immigrant youth-led organization on Feb. 26th. Hoopla Productions produces year-round events, building on the success of Jamaica Plain Porchfest, always with the same mission
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

3 days ago

February 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 3)

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at The Bowditch School building, Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to the left of the main stairs).  Agenda includes: (1) Approval of letter from JPNC and community groups to MassDOT requesting that funding for Arborway Yard improvements be included in MassDOT’s Capital Improvement Plan; (2) Jamaica Plain NDC presentation of their project on Call Street and Carolina Avenue (former MassDOT parcels); (3) Short term leasing and the proposal before the City Council to regulate short term rentals – presentation by Rich Giordano, Director of Policy & Community Planning, Fenway CDC; and, (4) Good Jobs Standards – review of draft guidelines for construction and permanent jobs.

    February 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 3)
    Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at The Bowditch School building, Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to the left of the main stairs).
    http://www.jpnc.org

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6 days ago

A new photo exhibit by Egleston Square Main S...

A new photo exhibit by Egleston Square Main Street's executive director shows Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

    '101 Días /101 Days' by Egleston Main Street Ex. Director Shows Puerto Rico Post Hurricane Maria
    In October, Egleston Main Street's Executive Director Luis Edgar Cotto visited Puerto Rico to bring relief items after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Photos he took to document his trip and the destruction wrought by the hurricane are now on exhibit in a local restaurant.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

‘101 Días /101 Days’ by Egleston Main Street Ex. Director Shows Puerto Rico Post Hurricane Maria

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/16/101-dias-101-days-by-egleston-main-street-ex-director-shows-puerto-rico-post-hurricane-maria/30800)

    '101 Días /101 Days' by Egleston Main Street Ex. Director Shows Puerto Rico Post Hurricane Maria
    In October, Egleston Main Street's Executive Director Luis Edgar Cotto visited Puerto Rico to bring relief items after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Photos he took to document his trip and the destruction wrought by the hurricane are now on exhibit in a local restaurant.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Feb 15

Dudley Grows shared their event.

Mark your calendars for the next Dudley Grows meeting. This community has some big wins to share and exciting work to do!

    Dudley Grows Quarterly Dinner & Meeting
    We have the power to make our neighborhood a vibrant, healthy, safe zone for our families and the next generation, and we are building community strength...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

Dudley Grows added an event.

We have the power to make our neighborhood a vibrant, healthy, safe zone for our families and the next generation, and we are building community strength around healthy eating, growing, and living in Dudley. Dudley Grows is a vision that residents came together to design. Our key priorities are: - Building a resident-owned supply chain for great food in the neighborhood, to capture and build wealth here; - Permanently securing vacant land for growing, so any resident who wants to grow their own food can do so; and - Improving the food in schools, so young people are well-nourished with food they enjoy. Your voice and leadership in this work is important! We'll share dinner from 5:30-6 PM and meet from 6-7:30 PM. Questions? Contact Lanise at DSNI: lfrazier@dsni.org.

    Dudley Grows Quarterly Dinner & Meeting
    We have the power to make our neighborhood a vibrant, healthy, safe zone for our families and the next generation, and we are building community strength...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

Protect your dog from the canine version of t...

Protect your dog from the canine version of the flu. Learn more about it from the MSPCA-Angell:

    Angell Animal Medical Center: Protect Dogs Against Canine Version of Flu Virus
    Flu season is well underway in Massachusetts-and with it the body aches, congestion, fatigue and other ills associated with our collective seasonal misery. Now veterinarians at the MSPCA's Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston are concerned about a second category of potential victims: dogs.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Feb 15

Have you tried floating tank therapy? Cloud-9...

Have you tried floating tank therapy? Cloud-9, a new business in JP, offers it as well as other therapeutic healing options

    Cloud-9 Brings Floating Tank Therapy to South Street
    Basketball star Stephen Curry, celebrity Joe Rogan and a host of many other people say that flotation tank therapy helps them recover faster, improve mental and physical performance and guide self-improvement. Now you can experience the benefits of this uncommon therapy at Cloud-9, which recently op
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Feb 15

The Haven JP shared a link.

    DRAM NIGHT AT THE HAVEN
    Since September we have hosted Dram night - a great way to share our love of Scotch with you in an informal manner. Whether you join us for dinner beforehand or dessert after dinner elsewhere, Dram Night is a great way to round off or ramp up your evening.
    https://us1.campaign-archive.com

Feb 15

Angell Animal Medical Center: Protect Dogs Against Canine Version of Flu Virus

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/15/angell-animal-medical-center-protect-dogs-against-canine-version-of-flu-virus/30816)

    Angell Animal Medical Center: Protect Dogs Against Canine Version of Flu Virus
    Flu season is well underway in Massachusetts-and with it the body aches, congestion, fatigue and other ills associated with our collective seasonal misery. Now veterinarians at the MSPCA's Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston are concerned about a second category of potential victims: dogs.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Feb 15

Cloud-9 Brings Floating Tank Therapy to South Street

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/15/cloud-9-brings-floating-tank-therapy-to-south-street/30781)

    Cloud-9 Brings Floating Tank Therapy to South Street
    Basketball star Stephen Curry, celebrity Joe Rogan and a host of many other people say that flotation tank therapy helps them recover faster, improve mental and physical performance and guide self-improvement. Now you can experience the benefits of this uncommon therapy at Cloud-9, which recently op
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Feb 15

Feb 14

Cook with local chefs! Sign up for a free coo...

Cook with local chefs! Sign up for a free cooking class or all three at http://thefoodproject.org/grow-eat-be

    Dudley Grows
    Cook with local chefs! Sign up for a free cooking class or all three at http://thefoodproject.org/grow-eat-be
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 14

State Representative Liz Malia and JP Mothers...

State Representative Liz Malia and JP Mothers Out Front - Mobilizing for a Livable Climate visited Massachusetts Wind Blade Testing Center. Where could we put a wind turbine in JP?

    State Rep. Liz Malia and JP Mothers Out Front Visit Massachusetts Wind Blade Testing Center
    State Rep. Liz Malia (D-Jamaica Plain) organized a site visit of the Massachusetts Wind Blade Testing Center (WTTC) in Charlestown for Jamaica Plain Mothers Out Front members. During the site visit, conducted in partnership with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, the members learned
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Feb 14

33 states license midwives, but Massachusetts...

33 states license midwives, but Massachusetts doesn't. Unfortunately, home birth midwives currently have to deny care to families who cannot afford to pay us out of pocket.

    Opinion: Expand Birth Options for Massachusetts Families by Recognizing Midwifes
    Attending homebirths in Massachusetts has always felt like an underground profession. I can be a licensed midwife in 33 other states, but not here. As a Certified Professional Midwife who has been practicing for many years, I completely support the bill "An Act Relative to Out-of-Hospital Birth Acce
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Feb 14

State Rep. Liz Malia and JP Mothers Out Front Visit Massachusetts Wind Blade Testing Center

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/14/state-rep-liz-malia-and-jp-mothers-out-front-visit-massachusetts-wind-blade-testing-center/30769)

    State Rep. Liz Malia and JP Mothers Out Front Visit Massachusetts Wind Blade Testing Center
    State Rep. Liz Malia (D-Jamaica Plain) organized a site visit of the Massachusetts Wind Blade Testing Center (WTTC) in Charlestown for Jamaica Plain Mothers Out Front members. During the site visit, conducted in partnership with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, the members learned
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Feb 14

Opinion: Expand Birth Options for Massachusetts Families by Recognizing Midwifes

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/02/14/opinion-expand-birth-options-for-massachusetts-families-by-recognizing-midwifes/30743)

    Opinion: Expand Birth Options for Massachusetts Families by Recognizing Midwifes
    Attending homebirths in Massachusetts has always felt like an underground profession. I can be a licensed midwife in 33 other states, but not here. As a Certified Professional Midwife who has been practicing for many years, I completely support the bill "An Act Relative to Out-of-Hospital Birth Acce
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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