Jamaica Plain

By - 8/3/16 - 3:07 pm

One of the owners of the Centre Street Cafe and two other restaurants in Jamaica Plain has spent the day trying to get Facebook to remove a string of bogus hostile reviews sparked by an anti-Trump video an employee posted on his own personal page. Read more.

By - 8/2/16 - 11:00 pm
People bemoan loss of Canto 6 on pages posted at bakery

Roving UHub photographer Joseph Laws reports a "For Rent" sign now hangs in the window of Canto 6, while fans of the JP bakery have a clipboard on which to write their thoughts on the loss.

By - 8/1/16 - 1:22 pm
Knife

A concerned citizen wants the city to remove this "very offensive" sticker of a knife on a bike rack outside City Feed in Jamaica Plain.

The city responds that's not a knife, that's "actually a picture of a comb," but it'll send somebody out to remove the sticker anyway.

By - 8/1/16 - 9:22 am
Pumpkin-spice coffee pods in Jamaica Plain

Look what Patty spotted on the shelves at the Jamaica Plain Stop & Shop yesterday. Have you taken your first long walk through the crisp air and fallen leaves of fall?

Earlier:
Better rush down to the Hyde Park Shaw's before all the Halloween candy is gone.

By - 7/29/16 - 5:46 pm
Closed Tedeschi store in Jamaica Plain

Tedeschi has shuttered its store by the Monument at Centre and South streets, forcing people who want convenience to go to walk a couple blocks up Centre to the other Tedeschi, where the Store 24 used to be.

By - 7/29/16 - 10:55 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the impending demise of Canto 6 on Washington Street, across from the police station.

Ed. question: Given what else is happening at and near that intersection, how long before a developer files plans for a six-story apartment building there?

By - 7/29/16 - 6:17 am

State Rep candidate and former mayoral candidate Charles Clemons Muhammad (that's how his tiny sign reads) was spotted on Monday morning inside the Forest Hills MBTA station. Dressed nattily in an expensive-looking suit, he chased after T patrons who probably weren't in the mood for a good chat on the issues during their morning commutes...in the middle of a heat wave.

In doing so, Clemons may have violated an unwritten rule regarding how the start of local campaigning begins the first week of August...or is it after Labor Day?

By - 7/28/16 - 1:36 pm

Jamaica Plain News has a rendering of the proposed mixed-use building that would replace the restaurant, which closed last September. In an apparent homage to the place, the developer is proposing to call the new building the Gate.

By - 7/28/16 - 7:57 am

State Rep candidate and former mayoral candidate Charles Clemons Muhammad (that's how his tiny sign reads) was spotted on Monday morning inside the Forest Hills MBTA station. Dressed nattily in an expensive-looking suit, he chased after T patrons who probably weren't in the mood for a good chat on the issues during their morning commutes...in the middle of a heat wave.

In doing so, Clemons may have violated an unwritten rule regarding how the start of local campaigning begins the first week of August...or is it after Labor Day?

By - 7/27/16 - 8:44 am

Food Processing talks to Jim Koch about a couple of challenges he faced with his beer company.

H/t Jay.

By - 7/23/16 - 8:25 pm
Tree down on Massachusetts Avenue near Harvard Square

Harvard Cycling spotted this downed tree on Mass. Ave. near Harvard Law School.

Ben Henry looked out his window at a tree down on West Springfield Street in the South End: Read more.

By - 7/20/16 - 11:31 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for Daniel Francis, whom a jury found guilty of trafficking crack in 2005 because a key part of the evidence against him was certification from the disgraced chemist that the substance police found in his car - and in the mouth of a man who'd just left his car - was crack. Read more.

By - 7/13/16 - 10:31 pm

The Dig introduces us to some of the kids at Community Academy in Jamaica Plain, "an alternative BPS high school that is often a last resort for youth who are in danger of leaving or being expelled from the system."

By - 7/9/16 - 5:45 pm
The Womps in Jamaica Plain

Patty caught the Womps in JP Porchfest today.

By - 7/8/16 - 10:29 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld Gregorio "Mikey" Lopez's conviction for killing his girlfriend's former boyfriend, Shoughan Morgan, on Mozart Street on March 11, 2009.

By - 7/8/16 - 9:05 am

The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports on a developer's plans to replace the LAZ parking lot - the one across the street from the T stop - with a 260-unit development.

By - 7/7/16 - 5:08 pm

Jamaica Plain News has a guide to the annual neighborhood-wide music festival this Saturday.

WBUR reports how organizers this year are trying to make it more inclusive.

By - 7/5/16 - 11:23 am
Tree down on Tower Street, Jamaica Plain

John Godfrey couldn't help but notice this tree down across Tower Street in Forest Hills.

By - 7/2/16 - 5:12 pm
Flier on South Huntington: Guy misses dog and woman who owns him

One of numerous pleas along South Huntington, taken by a roving UHub photographer.

The light and trolley poles along South Huntington Avenue in front of Angell Memorial Hospital are now lined with pages of a plea for a reconnection from a man who wants to see the woman whose dog bit him, now that she seems to be taking a different path with the dog. Read more.

By - 6/29/16 - 10:23 pm

Todd Consentino attended a MassDOT update session on the Casey Overpass/Forest Hills rehab project tonight and reports that the work has fallen a year behind schedule: Three months due to the inability to work under the mega snowpiles of 2015 and now nine months because the state is having problems buying six ceiling-mounted "jet fans" to ventilate and cool the Orange Line tunnel under the new ground-level Arborway. Read more.