The Boston Licensing Board last week approved plans by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to purchase the liquor license of the closed Canary Square in Jamaica Plain for the ten-screen movie complex it wants to open at 60 Seaport Blvd. - the fourth time in four years that a Seaport chain has taken a liquor license out of JP. Read more.
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Jamaica Plain loses another liquor license to the Seaport, for a cineplex, but one JP pub helps secure its future by buying its building
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A woman getting off a trolley stopped on South Huntington Avenue, at the turn from Huntington, didn't make it to the sidewalk yesterday evening, because a motorist who disregarded the fact the trolley was stopped and had its door open, ran into her. Read more.
Michael Moxley, who co-owns Canary Square in Jamaica Plain, posts photos of the four "trash humans" who enjoyed a $90 meal yesterday, then fled without paying. Read more.
Debbie Carmichael passed by the remains of the carnage at South Huntington and Huntington avenues, where somebody seems to have plowed into the Subway there sometime overnight. WCVB reports the crash was the end of a chase in which some guy allegedly was trying to flee Brookline Police.
Patrick Ford had a ringside seat to watch the plus-sized 39 buses shimmying all over South Huntington Avenue in the snow, because they never seem to remember that they just don't do well in the snow there.
On South Huntington Avenue at Evergreen Street around 8 p.m. Nobody hit.
Police: Guy smacking men in the head and ripping their rear pockets to take their wallets on South Huntington Avenue
A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning about the destruction of mums that had been planted outside the MSPCA at South Huntington Avenue and Perkins Street.
Dunkin' Donuts, sorry, Dunkin', goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week for a permanent license for a new outlet at 37 S. Huntington Ave. in Jamaica Plain. Read more.
A tree on South Hungtington Avenue that suddenly realized gravity is not just a good idea, it's the law, came crashing down across the street at Back of the Hill, taking trolley power lines with it and forcing the T to end service at Brigham Circle.
A woman was hit by a vehicle around 6 p.m. at South Huntington Avenue and Perkins Street.
The T has canceled the E Line past Brigham Circle due to a trolley and a stopped box truck exchanging some love pats near the Riverway and is advising riders to jump on the 39 bus instead - but the buses are having their own problems due to all the traffic piled up as a result.
When life gives you snow, make a snowfort. After Snowmygod 2018, Donrick Pond built a publicly accessible snowfort on South Huntington Avenue, at Bynner, in Jamaica Pond.
He outfitted it with a chair. A couple nights ago, Mickey PG put on a live show there. Of course, the forecast for tomorrow calls for rain (and possible floods), so the concert space could be at an end.
Stephen M. came upon the remains of a car around 2:45 p.m. on South Huntington Avenue at Bynner Street.
This morning, Shamus Moynihan spotted a Honda Fit, on South Huntington Avenue outside the VA Hospital, whose owner won't be going anywhere soon.
Man who was barred from Jamaica Plain as parole condition charged with murdering man in a wheelchair outside JP convenience store
Boston Police report arresting Amos Carrasquillo, 28, on Thursday for the August murder of Jeffrey Kelly outside the 7-Eleven at South Huntington Avenue and Centre Street. Read more.
UPDATE: Jamaica Plain News reports on the exact cause. A giant block of granite was involved.
Late last night, a water main blew its gasket at Centre Street and South Huntington Avenue, flooding the intersection and knocking out water service to much of Jamaica Plain - leaving many residents this morning no way to take showers or make coffee. Read more.
The MSPCA says it's closed its South Huntington Avenue dog park again, this time to protect a mother rabbit and some new baby buns currently nesting there:
We anticipate re-opening the park in two to three weeks after the babies have been weaned and are able to move on. We ask for patience as we prioritize the safety of #wildlife who share this space with the community. We can all live skillfully (and enjoyably!) alongside wild life such as these rabbits.
Via Jamaica Plain News.
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