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Sights and Sounds, Sept. 11, 2015

September 11, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Sept. 22 for the Sept. 25 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Laughing Liberally Boston, a one night only political comedy show featuring some of Boston’s top liberal and progressive comedians. Sat....

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JP Agenda, Sept. 11, 2015

September 11, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Sept. 22 for the Sept. 25 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Problem Properties Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, E-13 Police Station Community Room, 3347 Washington St. Info: Liana Poston,...

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Hot Dog Tuesdays

September 11, 2015
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Hot Dog Tuesdays

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Invitacion, Sept. 11, 2015

September 11, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 22 de Septiembre al mediodía para la publicación del 25 de Septiembre. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones La policía del distrito E-13, , 10 sep, 7pm, Nate Smith House, Lamartine/Boylston Sts.; reunión de planificación estratégica,...

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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

September 11, 2015
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

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The Guide to JP: What makes JP unique

September 11, 2015
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• JP boasts a diverse population of about 38,000, according to the 2010 census: 54 percent white; 25 percent Hispanic/Latino; 13 percent African-American; and 4 percent Asian. JP has a large gay and lesbian population and is home to several prominent LGBT rights activists. • Once called “The Eden of America” by a visitor,...

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The Guide to JP: JP places and politics

September 11, 2015
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Just as Jamaica Plain’s population is composed of a wide range of people and groups, the Boston neighborhood is divided into various sections for different purposes. Subneighborhoods Jamaica Plain is divided into 11 major sub-neighborhoods  recognized on the Boston Redevelopment Authority zoning map and largely used by locals. Within each sub-neighborhood there are other,...

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The Guide to JP: Best of JP 2015 Winners

September 11, 2015
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The following are the “Best of JP 2015” as chosen by Gazette readers. In the 15th annual Best of JP survey, hundreds of ballots were submitted containing thousands of votes. Most categories had at least a dozen nominees. The results were closer than ever this year, and there were tied winners in several categories....

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JP Open Studios: Please touch the art!

September 11, 2015
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By Susan Duprey Special to the Gazette Jay Roberts and Richard Youngstrom are two Jamaica Plain Open Studios artists who work with glass, but in very different ways. Roberts creates slumped glass, which, although it may sound funny, is a serious process. He has been slumping glass for fifteen years. Glass is melted in...

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JP Open Studios

September 11, 2015
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The 22nd annual Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS), a celebration of the arts in JP that invites the public into local artists’ studios and group shows, returns next weekend, Sept. 19 and 20. Maps and detailed viewing information will be available at venues and are already available at jpopenstudios.com. But with over 40 JPOS...

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