Monthly Archives: February 2014

Performance ‘Space’ welcomes unusual acts

February 28, 2014
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BROOKSIDE—Tucked behind an unassuming green front door, the Space at 128 Brookside Ave. regularly metamorphosizes into a creative art and performance haven. Originally home to a creative co-working group called Ad Hoc Studios, the Space found its current life when one of the group members, Ken Michaels, took over the lease for himself when...

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Candidate a no-show at JP GOP meeting

February 28, 2014
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David D’Arcangelo, a Republican candidate for Massachusetts Secretary of State, failed to show up for a scheduled appearance during a Feb. 24 Jamaica Plain Republicans meeting at Doyle’s Café. The 10 group members in attendance instead discussed tactics for the upcoming state GOP convention next month and membership-building ideas. Group chair Edward Wagner suggested...

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Historic review continues Casey delay

February 28, 2014
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The Casey Arborway project remains delayed, with a review by the Massachusetts Historic Commission (MHC) holding up the project. No explanation beyond the fact that the MHC is still “consulting” with the state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has been offered by either agency, despite Gazette requests. MassDOT needs approval from MHC for a redesign...

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Youth jobs rally brings 1,000 teens to Boston

February 28, 2014
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Youth jobs rally brings 1,000 teens to Boston

Over 1,000 teens from 12 cities across the state, including locals organized by the Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF), took to downtown streets to participate in an annual rally to boost support for youth jobs on Feb. 20. The rally gathered at the Old South Church, then marched to the State House to ask...

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DCR: Spring meeting for pond access improvement

February 28, 2014
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PONDSIDE—The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will hold a follow-up community meeting sometime in the spring to discuss its plan to improve access to the Jamaica Pond at the intersection of Perkins Street and Francis Parkman Drive, according to spokesperson Bill Hickey. DCR held a community meeting last summer, unveiling three concepts...

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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 28, 2014

February 28, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., March 11 for the March 14 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events First Thursday, neighborhood art walk, March 6, 6-8pm, Centre/South corridor. Info: centresouth.org. Blue Future: Protecting Water and People and the...

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Winter Science

February 28, 2014
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Winter Science

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JP resident was election observer in El Salvador

February 28, 2014
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JP resident was election observer in El Salvador

Denise Zwahlen, a Jamaica Plain resident, has been traveling to El Salvador for more than a decade. That experience propelled her to become more involved, so earlier this month she was an election observer as the Salvadorans headed to the poll. She went as a member of the left-leaning Committee in Solidarity with the...

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JP Agenda, Feb. 28, 2014

February 28, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., March 11 for the March 14 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JPNC Public Service Committee, Tues., March 4, 7pm, Curtis Hall, 20 South St. Info: jpnc.org. CPCAY Arborway Yard planning meeting, to...

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Faster Learning

February 28, 2014
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Faster Learning

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