Jamaica Plain News interviews Nika Elugardo, an aide to state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, who is running against incumbent state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez in the 15th Suffolk and Norfolk district (Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, Brookline and Roslindale).
Margaret Pimentel is all set to open her Achilitos Taqueria, in the new building at 38 Hyde Park Ave., where YMAA used to be, but both the mayor's office and the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council asked the Boston Licensing Board today to defer action on her request for a food-serving license until after she can meet with the council to discuss her proposal. Read more.
Jamaica Plain News reports the impending arrival of a new store on Centre Street that will specialize in chocolate and freshly roasted nuts. Cacao will open in the space between the Same Old Place and Chilicates.
Something went wrong this evening and all the parkways in Jamaica Plain ground to a complete halt, as Fred discovered. Read more.
Before the clouds completely took over the sky this afternoon, a turtle sunned itself on the usual turtle perch on one of the fallen tree branches near the northern end of Jamaica Pond.
The Board of Appeals yesterday approved nine new condos in a three-story Victorian-style building at 16 Everett St., on land that had sat vacant since the state seized it in the 1960s for construction of the interstate highway that never was. Read more.
Around 9:20 p.m. at Gay Head and Minden streets.
Erik Pettaway reports he was walking his dogs around Jamaica Pond on Jan. 30, near where Perkins Street and Francis Parkman Drive intersect, when: Read more.
Went up to Jamaica Pond to look for the bald eagle that's been spotted there. Didn't find it, but did find these hooded mergansers paddling around with the mallards up at the north end of the pond.
But regardless, it doesn't hurt to emphasize the point with a cinder block, as Robert Alvarez discovered on the mean streets of Jamaica Plain this morning.
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