Hey, there! Log in / Register

Hyde Square

By adamg - 8/25/22 - 4:41 pm

Pennrose, the company currently turning a former middle school in Hyde Park into New England's first LGBTQ-centered senior-citizen apartment building, says it will shortly file detailed plans to turn the former Blessed Sacrament Church on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain into a new moderate-income housing complex with performance and community space. Read more.

By adamg - 7/8/22 - 9:59 am

Centre Street between Jackson Square and the Monument at South Street will become a giant block party - and shut to vehicles - between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday as part of the city's Open Streets program.

Drivers will be able to cross Center at Green and Myrtle streets and Boylston and Moraine streets, but don't even think of trying to turn onto Centre then. Cars parked on that stretch of Centre will be towed starting at 1 a.m.

By adamg - 4/26/22 - 12:56 pm

The owner of the Haven in Hyde Square, the state's only Scottish restaurant, announced today he's stopped serving liquor there in the hopes of getting a license for the larger space he and the owner of Bella Luna plan to open in June in the Brewery complex. Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/22 - 11:54 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the demise of Old Havana on Centre Street.

By adamg - 2/27/22 - 11:06 pm

Eversource is estimating restoration of power for some 857 homes and businesses in the Hyde Square area at 12:30 a.m. It's blaming "equipment damage" for the outage. In the Jamaica Plain Facebook group, some residents reported seeing a bright flash.

Ad:
By adamg - 2/26/22 - 2:32 pm
Pickup crashed into Captain Nemo's in Jamaica Plain

HummelVision captured the scene at Captain Nemo's, 367 Centre St., after the driver of a pickup truck somehow rammed into the restaurant shortly after 2 p.m.

By adamg - 11/13/21 - 9:54 pm

Amy reports blackshirts from the anti-Semitic National Social Club showed up this afternoon in front of the closed Blessed Sacrament Church on Centre Street this afternoon and were promptly confronted by people from the leftist/anti-fascist Lucy Parsons Center across the street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/21 - 9:57 am
Kim Janey van with parking ticket

A roving UHub photographer captured the scene outside the Jamaica Plain Whole Foods this morning.

By adamg - 8/17/21 - 10:55 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Mike and Patty's is aiming to open on Centre Street where Sorella's used to be in Hyde Square.

By adamg - 4/5/21 - 9:43 pm

Jason Waddleton is looking to move the Haven, the Scottish pub he's run in Jamaica Plain's Hyde Square since 2010, about a mile away to a larger space where Bella Luna used to be in the Brewery Complex on Amory Street. Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/21 - 10:52 pm

The city today announced a pilot program in which workers at businesses in the Main street districts in Nubian Square, Hyde/Jackson Square in Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, East Boston and Fields Corner can sign up for CharlieCards preloaded with $60 of value and two-month Bluebikes passes. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/21 - 6:20 pm
Oggi location

Oggi today.

Pizza Oggi, which originally opened on Perkins Street in Jamaica Plain, then moved downtown, then moved to Harvard Square, is getting ready to re-open in its original location on Perkins Street in Hyde Square, next to the Haven.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 9:30 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the neighborhood's first legal marijuana emporium opens March 13 in Hyde Square, where the bowling alley used to be.

By adamg - 2/26/21 - 11:42 am

The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports Core Cannabis Dispensary, in the Hyde Square basement where the Bella Luna bowling alley used to be, is planning a soft opening March 6 of both its dispensary and its marijuana social-justice museum.

By adamg - 11/24/20 - 2:59 pm
Fallen coping stones at Sacred Heart Church in Jamaica Plain

It's a good thing it's too cold to sit on the steps of the former Blessed Sacrament Church on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain: The Boston Fire Department reports coping stones near the roof line plunged to the steps today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/20 - 4:53 pm

Boston Community Fridge reports that its refrigerator on Centre Street, available to anybody who needs some food, was basically destroyed during last night's Hyde Square triple shooting and so it's looking for a new refrigerator and place to put it. Read more.

By adamg - 11/6/20 - 11:17 pm

Victim identified as Shawn Rae Hewson, 28, of Braintree.

Three men were shot on Centre Street at Creighton Street, one in the leg, around 11 p.m. Police found one victim down Centre at Walden street, the other about a block away from the shooting scene, on Sheridan Street. Read more.

By adamg - 8/4/20 - 1:51 pm

The Frogmore, which specialized in South Carolina low-country cuisine on Centre Street, announced today it's shutting for good on Sunday.

Don’t be sad, we had 5 great years.

By adamg - 7/17/20 - 9:14 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the Hyde Square Task Force, which owns the former church on Centre Street, is now trying to sell it after being unable to find a partner able to convert it into a performing-arts and community center.

By adamg - 6/16/20 - 11:05 pm

Shamus Moynihan spotted this new mural by Alex Golob today on Centre Street in Hyde Square, where Bella Luna used to be. Read more.

Subscribe to Hyde Square