Monthly Archives: July 2011

Top Performer

July 22, 2011
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Mentalist to take over Doyle’s

July 22, 2011
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Mentalist to take over Doyle’s

Christopher Bolter is more Sherlock Holmes than Miss Cleo. He’s also heard “‘Number 23’ meets ‘Rain Man.” The magician and mentalist—“not psychic,” he is quick to clarify—performs sleight of hand and card tricks. But he is most impressive when applying the latter half of his skills, as he will be at Doyle’s Café on...

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IdeAZ: Y usted, ¿qué dice?

July 22, 2011
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La llegada de Whole Foods sigue siendo el asunto más controversial para Jamaica Plain y vecindarios cercanos. Tras una cantidad de reuniones, promesas y hasta escaramusas de enfrentamiento, hay gran expectativa por saber cómo se desarrollará una reunión comunitaria que ha sido convocada por el Consejo del Vecindario para el martes 26, de la...

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Music fest line-up announced

July 22, 2011
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PONDSIDE—The preliminary line-up for the first annual JP Music Festival has been set. Bands slated to perform at the Aug. 20 fest at Jamaica Pond Park all feature at least one Jamaica Plain resident. They include: the Angelic Slugs (rock), Coyote Kolb (blues rock), the Delta Swingers (Delta blues), Lenny Lashley (acoustic rock), the...

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Editorial: The BRA gets census data right

July 22, 2011
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Jamaica Plain’s police station is finally in JP. So are the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation and last week’s Lantern Festival. Weren’t they always, you ask? Not according to U.S. Census data as reported by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and used by all city agencies. Not until this year, after 40 years of...

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Op-Ed: Harry Potter story isn’t over

July 22, 2011
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By Alicia Perez, Special to the Gazette For months, Warner Brothers has been promoting the final Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—Part 2,” as the official end to the Harry Potter franchise, the end of a generation. The media, of course, has been eating it all up. News organizations and magazines...

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Letter: Overpass process seems anti-bridge

July 22, 2011
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The following letter was sent to Paul King, the state Department of Transportation co-project manager on the Casey Overpass replacement project: I am writing with concerns about the Casey Overpass process. Procedurally, the project discussion seems to be skewed in favor of the at-grade concept. The number of proffered schematic designs about the at-grade...

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Looking Peachy

July 22, 2011
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Letter: Whole Foods debate should not be silenced

July 22, 2011
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Heartfelt thanks to the editor of the JP Gazette for the editorial in the June 10 issue (“Whole Foods arrests a bad sign of the times”). We attended the June 2 Whole Foods meeting and were immediately surprised at the heavy police presence. We watched as the Whole Foods management team put on their slick...

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Top Grads

July 22, 2011
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