Jamaica Plain

By - 3/22/19 - 1:11 pm

Boston Police report officers responded to a call about loud guys being loud in a a laundry room at 954 Parker St. in the Mildred Hailey Apartments around 6:30 this morning. As they arrived, they saw three men "quickly exit" the laundry room. Read more.

By - 3/22/19 - 10:32 am

Ken Sazama has created a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to say good bye to the workers at Hyde Square mainstay Sorella's, which is closing for good at the end of this month. Read more.

By - 3/21/19 - 10:15 pm

NBC Boston reports the woman is expected to survive.

By - 3/20/19 - 10:40 am

Steve Garfield reports that Bukhara Indian Bistro, currently on Centre Street at Burroughs Street, is moving to 3698 Washington St., across from the Forest Hills T stop, on April 1. Read more.

By - 3/19/19 - 12:14 pm

Jamaica Plain News reports AAA Appliances on Centre Street, near the Monument, could be replaced by a pot shop, if approved by the city and state. The appliance store would then move somewhere else, either in JP or West Roxbury. Read more.

By - 3/13/19 - 5:32 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved pot shops proposed for Brookline Avenue in the Fenway and Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain.

The rulings mean the applicants can now go to the state Cannabis Control Commission to seek a license to open. Read more.

By - 3/7/19 - 9:00 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on a proposal by the Pine Street Inn and the Community Builders to replace a warehouse on Washington Street south of Glen Road with a six-story building with 140 "supportive" units for Pine Street Inn clients and 85 units rented as affordable.

By - 3/4/19 - 9:16 am
Lot of white stuff at Green on the Orange Line

"Good morning from Hoth," Liz Lemongrab writes, showing us all the white at Green on the Orange Line. Read more.

By - 3/1/19 - 10:14 am

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man they say fired "numerous shots" on Heath Street around 9:10 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By - 2/27/19 - 11:44 am

Gerly Adrien at Tipping Cow in Somerville reports Tipping Cow and a couple of partners will be replacing Monumental Cupcakes on South Street with Monumental Market, which will feature ice cream, nut-free baked goods and coffee.

By - 2/23/19 - 7:12 pm
53 Brookside Ave. fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 6:45 p.m. to 53 Brookside Ave. in Jamaica Plain for an attic fire. Read more.

By - 2/22/19 - 11:06 pm

The heat at the Nurtury Learning Lab, 33 Bickford St., went off yesterday afternoon. National Grid told workers at the center, which normally cares for more than 100 children, that the gas and heat would be back on this morning, but it wasn't, and now staffers and parents are worried it might not be able to open Monday.

By - 2/7/19 - 11:09 am

The BBC interviewed three women around the world who will come into your house and help you declutter, including Jamaica Plain's own Rhea Becker.

When you meet clients, they are often stressed so you need to have people management skills. You've also got to be physically capable of lifting heavy items and having a lot of stamina.

By - 2/2/19 - 7:39 pm
A lot of turkeys in Jamaica Plain

Photo by Jodi Solomon. See it larger.

From a safe place (for now), Jodi Solomon reports on a Jamaica Plain street held hostage: Read more.

By - 2/1/19 - 10:46 am
Mohammed Dar

Mohammad Dar, an internist in Jamaica Plain, today announced today he will run on a progressive platform against incumbent US Rep. Stephen Lynch in the 8th District.

Read more.

By - 1/31/19 - 7:52 pm
Dog being given oxygen at Jamaica Plain fire

EMTs give dog oxygen at fire. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire at 49 Boylston St. displaced six people and two dogs, one of whom required a bit of medical attention at the scene. Read more.

By - 1/29/19 - 9:49 am
Car parked badly at Jamaica Pond

Gary C. reports this car was originally parked when there were snowbanks along Perkins Street at Jamaica Pond - and hasn't moved since:

Move over buddy! Despite the snow banks having receded to the curb, this lone duck still sits in the middle of the bike lane at Jamaica Pond. The city has noticed and placed several tickets on his windshield.

By - 1/23/19 - 3:19 pm

Monumental Cupcakes reports it's been sold and its South Street storefront will be turned into something else. To its credit, the place survived long past Peak Cupcake and outlast most other Boston-area places with "Cupcakes" in their names - although unlike many of those other places, it also offered baked goods besides cupcakes.

By - 1/20/19 - 3:06 pm

Boston Police report charging Victor Rodriguez, 28, with murder following a gun battle that left Carl Reynolds, 28, dead Friday afternoon. Read more.

By - 1/20/19 - 10:14 am
Fresh French toast

David Yamada of Jamaica Plain shows off the French toast he made this morning - with ingredients all locally sourced from JP's City Feed & Supply.

Cynthia Larose went all in with some French toast bake: Read more.