With the gap in the Casey Overpass getting ever larger, Clay Harper shows us you can now see the Wilderness at Franklin Park from the Forest Hills T stop.
The day after Boston 2024 announced their revised plans, organizers of a city forum on the games tried a new approach in Jamaica Plain: Splitting the meeting into three parts, to discuss different ramifications of the would-be games.
"They're separating us to take away our voice!" some protesters yelled at the English High School session, not far from Franklin Park, which remains the proposed venue for equestrian events and the pentathlon. Read more.
Ed. note: They could defray some of the costs by letting people with some aggression to get out get five minutes behind the controls of one of those things.
Is this Centre Street weather vane an homage to the nautical past we didn't know Jamaica Plain has?
Karen Springer is your host for this episode of "Today in the Demise of the Casey Overpass."
Ed. note: It's too bad the supports weren't just a bit closer together - or taller. Because it would just be super amazing to take off just the roadway, then have a bulldozer or something push the very first/last one and watch them all tumble like dominoes.
Boston shows us the silent vigil on the lawn of the First Baptist Church on Centre Street tonight.
A man already wanted for various crimes was charged with another early Saturday: Knocking over a vending machine at the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line, Transit Police report.
A surveillance video shows Dayquan Hardy, 22, apparently being quite happy with his work - possibly because he knows he's cheated death by vending-machine crushing. Read more.
Stanley Staco reports the victim was shot in the chest and arm after 8:30 p.m. on Egleston Street near Boylston. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was summoned just in case.
Katie Merrill spotted this sign on a Jamaica Plain lawn on her way to the T this morning.
Clay Harper shows us a couple of excavators contentedly munching on the Casey Overpass.
Developer Chris DiSisto says the condos he built at Amory and Green streets in 2012 worked out so well he wants to replicate their success across the street. In a filing with the BRA, DiSisto is proposing a 15-unit apartment building across Amory from the T stop that would also have retail space - including for a restaurant DiSisto says he wants to run. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether the Drinking Fountain shares any of the blame for an all-out brawl that sent at least one man to the hospital with a stab wound on April 7. Read more.
Call him Ishmael. Michael Silverman reports the presence of a great white fish, at least two feet long, in Jamaica Pond - which, of course, was once circled by a fabled white squirrel.
A man arrested on charges he threatened somebody with a gun in Jamaica Plain in 2003 was re-arraigned yesterday - 12 years after he skipped out after his first arraignment - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Alex Jones enjoyed the sunset over Jamaica Pond this evening.
Photos of Hondas on cinderblocks in Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, West Roxbury and Hyde Park (may require Facebook login).
ALL REGISTERED DEMOCRATS IN WARD 19 ARE WELCOME!
ROSLINDALE AND JAMAICA PLAIN DEMOCRATS TO ELECT DELEGATES TO STATE CONVENTION
Democrats in Boston Ward 19 will be holding a caucus on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 10:30 AM at the Farnsworth House, 90 South Street, Jamaica Plain MA.
24 delegates and 4 alternates will be elected to attend the 2015 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across the Commonwealth will gather to share ideas, meet leaders, and organize.
The convention will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.