Monthly Archives: December 2013

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December 6, 2013
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Invitación, Dec. 6, 2013

December 6, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 17 de diciembre para la publicación del 20 de diciembre. Manda a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones La policía de E-13: Reunión mensual latina, jueves, 12 diciembre, 7pm, Nate Smith House, 155 Lamartine St.; Reunión...

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Urban Edge breaks ground on new project

December 6, 2013
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JACKSON SQ.—Urban Edge, a nonprofit community development corporation, recently broke ground on the Jackson Commons project, an expansion of the its building at 1542 Columbus Ave. When completed, Jackson Commons will be a three-story, 23,600-square-foot building with 37 affordable-housing units, 10,000 square feet of office space and 2,000 square feet of retail space. “It’s...

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Holidays in JP: Samuel Adams releases annual ‘Utopias’ beer

December 6, 2013
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Holidays in JP: Samuel Adams releases annual ‘Utopias’ beer

The holiday season has arrived, and with it, the pressure of buying gifts. If you want to relieve that stress and maybe buy a present for that someone special, the JP-based Samuel Adams Brewery recently released its annual batch of barrel-aged Utopias beer. This year’s beer is a blend between Utopias and the brewer’s...

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Holidays in JP: Tree lightings to be held Dec. 7

December 6, 2013
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Three holiday events will take place in Jamaica Plain tomorrow, Dec. 7, according to the City. Egleston Square will host a tree-lighting event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., while the Mayor’s Trolley Tour—featuring Mayor Thomas Menino and entertainment—will stop at Monument Square and Hyde Square. The Egleston event will be held at the...

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Holidays in JP: Expert tips on wines to bring to dinner

December 6, 2013
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Holidays in JP: Expert tips on wines to bring to dinner

With holiday feasts on the horizon, Blanchards Wines & Spirits General Manager Mike Denson gave the Gazette some recommendations for wines and spirits that are sure to impress. For an affordable bottle of wine, Denson suggested 14 Hands Vineyards’ Hot to Trot Red Blend, a mix of various red grapes, available for $9.99. “People...

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Holidays in JP: Secret Recipes: Sara Beth’s Tofu Turkey

December 6, 2013
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The Gazette asked various JP people and institutions to share their favorite holiday recipes. City Feed and Supply at 672 Centre St. and 66a Boylston St. offered the following: Please vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike with this tofu turkey recipe! This tried-and-true recipe was created City Feed’s Sara Beth. All local ingredients listed in the...

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Holidays in JP: Kelly Rink skating to begin this month

December 6, 2013
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The Kelly ice-skating rink in the Southwest Corridor Park is slated to open sometime in the middle of this month, weather permitting, according to the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. The outdoor rink is at the end of Marbury Terrace behind the Stony Brook T Station. It is open seven days a week...

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Holidays in JP: MSPCC families enjoy Thanksgiving dinner

December 6, 2013
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Holidays in JP: MSPCC families enjoy Thanksgiving dinner

FOREST HILLS—Sixty children and parents enjoyed an early Thanksgiving dinner together Nov. 26 at the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s (MSPCC) service center at 3815 Washington St. MSPCC runs Kid’s Day, a therapeutic after school program for children ages 5-12. Volunteers from MSPCC’s young professionals group served a full Thanksgiving...

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JP master chef pens New England cookbook

December 6, 2013
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JP master chef pens New England cookbook

Chef Daniel Bruce, one of Boston’s top chefs and a Jamaica Plain resident, last month published his first cookbook, “Simply New England: Seasonal Recipes That Celebrate Land and Sea.” Bruce is the executive chef at the Boston Harbor Hotel downtown, where he oversees its acclaimed restaurants Meritage and the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille. He...

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