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Invitación, July 5-18, 2013

July 5, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 16 de julio para la publicación del 19 de julio. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones          Zoning Board of Appeals, City Hall, salón 801, martes, 9 julio,...

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Sights and Sounds, July 5-18, 2013

July 5, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 16 for the July 19 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Lantern Festival, inspired by Japanese Bon Festival, Thurs., July 18 (rain date July 25), Forest Hills Cemetery, 195 Forest Hills...

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Editorial: Avenida de las Americas

July 5, 2013
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Centre Street in Hyde/Jackson Squares has been an “Avenida de las Americas” for over 40 years. So it is great to see it finally get that honorary name on street signs honoring the Latin American immigrants who have formed a cornerstone of our local economic and civic life. The diverse array of activists and...

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Editorial: JP’s marriage heroes

July 5, 2013
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Last week’s Supreme Court ruling striking down part of the bigoted Defense of Marriage Act was a landmark for LGBT rights. It was also another case of the federal government slowly catching up to civil rights leadership in Boston and especially in Jamaica Plain. It is a good time to remember some of the...

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Editorial: Washington St. planning

July 5, 2013
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Two recent trends in JP real estate development are intersecting at the former Hughes Oil site on Washington Street. This nexus is a reminder that we should develop a plan to master these trends and gain maximum benefit from them. One trend is the creation of dense, highly expensive rental apartments. The other trend...

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Letter: New City affordability policy needed to keep JP diverse

July 5, 2013
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I share the concern about the development of the two large parcels north of Forest Hills Square as well as the planned development of three acres between Ukraine Way and Walk Hill Street. (“Tenant vows to fight Hughes Oil redevelopment,” June 21.) My wife Martha and I have lived in the Forest Hills community...

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JP Agenda, July 5-18, 2013

July 5, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 16 for the July 19 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Zoning Board of Appeals, City Hall, room 801, Tues., July 9, 9:30am: Alpine Advisory Services at 27 Lamartine St., looking to...

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Samuel Adams Brewery to hold beer event, fan weddings

June 21, 2013
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Samuel Adams Brewery to hold beer event, fan weddings

BROOKSIDE—The Samuel Adams Boston Brewery is holding a June 26 event to showcase a wedding-themed ale and offer couples the chance to be married on the spot with famed brewery founder Jim Koch as their best man. The brewery at 30 Germania St. inside The Brewery Complex is the test lab and tourist attraction...

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Pride Party

June 21, 2013
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(Photo by Patrick E. O’Connor) A drag performer entertains the crowd at the Boston Pride Week Jamaica Plain Block Party on Perkins Street June 9. The event was part of Pride Week, the annual celebration of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.

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Greener Arborway

June 21, 2013
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(Courtesy Photo) Volunteers dig in to plant trees on the Arborway Hillside at St. Rose Street June 1. They were among two dozen people who helped the Arborway Coalition work on the state parkland with trees funded by a Grow Boston Greener grant.

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