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BPDA delays Plan: JP/Rox, pending transportation plan

February 23, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is delaying the zoning review process of the Plan: JP/Rox until after a transportation plan for that area is completed, according to BPDA spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. The head of a local neighborhood organization is raising concern over that delay. Plan: JP/Rox is the long-awaited planning study for...

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Rockumentary about Midway Café in the works

February 23, 2018
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Local resident Billy Squire is creating a rockumentary about the Midway Café, raising awareness of what an asset the café is for the community at a time when similar venues are being closed across the area to make way for new developments. He is...

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Next Generation

February 23, 2018
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Next Generation

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BPDA approves 125 Amory St. dev.; project receives City affordable-housing funds

February 23, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board during its Feb. 8 meeting approved the 125 Amory St. Meanwhile, the City announced that a portion of the project will...

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Cineasta local hace documental sobre Midway Café

February 23, 2018
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El residente local Billy Squire está creando un documental sobre el Midway Café para fomentar la conciencia sobre el beneficio de Midway y otras sedes para la comunidad. El...

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Residents, local organizations weigh-in on short-term rentals while City Council begins work on regulating them

February 23, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen and Emily Resnevic Last month, Mayor Walsh announced intentions to better track and regulate short-term rentals in Boston and assign annual fees to operators of different...

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JP Observer: We need to learn specifics about Russian propaganda

February 23, 2018
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Everyone on Facebook can check to see if they unknowingly interacted with a post from a Russian agency trying to influence the presidential race and American politics in general...

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HURRICANE MARIA IN PUERTO RICO EXHIBIT

February 23, 2018
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HURRICANE MARIA IN PUERTO RICO EXHIBIT

Millennium Restaurant at 3094 Washington Street recently announced that it is showing an exhibit titled “101 días / 101 days: photographs by Federico Cintrón Moscoso and Luis Edgardo Cotto”...

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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 23, 2018

February 23, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 6 for the Mar. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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‘Resist” art series comes to the city

February 23, 2018
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Hoopla Productions, the producers of Jamaica Plain Porchfest, are bringing several arts events to JP and the city this spring as part of the ResistARTS series with a mission...

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O’Malley tackling curbside composting again

February 23, 2018
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Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley is tackling curbside composting once again and says the neighborhood is an “ideal” candidate for a pilot program. O’Malley with City Councilor Ayanna...

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Obituary: George Rabinowitz, a JP resident, dies

February 23, 2018
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Obituary: George Rabinowitz, a JP resident, dies

George Rabinowitz, a devoted husband, father, and tennis fan, died at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Feb. 1, after a valiant fight against Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He was 86. Rabinowitz,...

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Lease agreement reached between City Realty, Washington St. business

February 23, 2018
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City Realty and De Chain Auto Service have reached a lease agreement, while negotiations are inching to a conclusion between City Realty and El Embajador Dominican Restaurant, according to...

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City Realty proposes new project in JP, abutters raise concerns

February 23, 2018
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City Realty is proposing to demolish a garage and construct a new single family building on a lot on Rocky Nook Terrace, which has drawn concerns from abutters of...

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CASSANDRA KLOS EXHIBIT AT THE FRIENDS OF THE JAMAICA PLAIN BRANCH LIBRARY

February 23, 2018
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CASSANDRA KLOS EXHIBIT AT THE FRIENDS OF THE JAMAICA PLAIN BRANCH LIBRARY

The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library and Uforge recently announced that conceptual artist Cassandra Klos will have a new exhibition at the library as part of the...

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City Council notes

February 23, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council held a hearing on Feb. 14 at City Hall. Maiden speech by Kim Janey District 7 Councilor Kim Janey,...

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JP Agenda, Feb. 23, 2018

February 23, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 6 for the Mar. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Invitacion, Feb. 23, 2018

February 23, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 6 marzo para la edición del 9 marzo. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones...

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SITE VISIT

February 23, 2018
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SITE VISIT

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Op-eds:

February 23, 2018
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Reducing airplane noise By Alan Wright Last month, the Massport Community Advisory Committee (MCAC) recommended to Massport, the state entity that runs Logan Airport, that the Block 1 proposals...

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Letters:

February 23, 2018
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Community choice energy leads fossil fuel free future I am writing to piggyback on two informative letters in the February 9th issue, “It’s time to stop talking about more...

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Nonprofit organizes ‘Dining for a Difference Week’

February 23, 2018
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Boston For All, a local nonprofit, is organizing a “Dining for a Difference Week,” an event that will raise money for the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, according...

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DCR: Parkman/Perkins project to begin in spring; other road improvements advancing

February 9, 2018
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The long-awaited improvement project at the intersection of Francis Parkman Drive and Perkins Street appears finally to be ready to get underway, as a contractor has been selected and...

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Q. and A. with local playwright Stefan Lanfer

February 9, 2018
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By Emily Resnevic Gazette Staff Jamaica Plain playwright Stefan Lanfer has written a play titled “An Education in Prudence,” which will be directed by Pascale Florestal and performed at...

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