Blog Archives

Letter: Thanks for great auto service

February 15, 2013
By

It is so very refreshing to find a place that really takes care of you these days. This is the way I feel every time I visit the best service and gas station in Jamaica Plain: JP Auto Service, located on Centre Street near Whole Foods. I always get my gas there. The folks...

Read more »

Invitación, Feb. 15, 2013

February 15, 2013
By

La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 26 de febrero para la publicación del 1 de marzo. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones JPNC Housing and Development Committee, martes, 19 febrero, 7pm, Farnsworth House, 90...

Read more »

Snow Cleanup Continues

February 13, 2013
By
Snow Cleanup Continues

Read more »

Obituary: Ghazi Sami Saba; founded Sami’s falafel restaurants

February 11, 2013
By
Obituary: Ghazi Sami Saba; founded Sami’s falafel restaurants

Ghazi Sami “Big Sam” Saba of Dedham, formerly of Roslindale, a visionary who brought healthy Lebanese food and wraps to Boston, passed away on Feb. 6, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. He was 58 years old. Sami was the founder of Sami’s Falafel Truck of the Longwood Medical Area. Sami was the...

Read more »

Looking for Love

February 1, 2013
By
(Courtesy Photo) A Franklin Park Zoo peacock shows off his feathers to impress the ladies in one of the animal courtship behaviors that will be discussed in the zoo’s Valentine’s Day-themed “Sex at the Zoo” lecture event Feb. 15. See story.

Read more »

Cadena latina se retira del proyecto en 225 Centre

February 1, 2013
By

La cadena latina controvertida que consideraba ocupar el 225 Centre St. se ha retirado de las discusiones. El portavoz del desarrollo Dave Traggorth anunció la decisión en la reunión del mes pasado de Jackson Square Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). CAC es un grupo designado de la ciudad a revisar planes de desarrollo. La cadena...

Read more »

Presidential visit

February 1, 2013
By
(Courtesy Photo) Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez poses in front of a display at the second-term inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21. Sánchez, a Democrat, was among the invited guests at the celebration.

Read more »

Day of Service

February 1, 2013
By
(Photo by Carrie Eldridge-Dickson) (from left) Aparna Singh, Maelys Amat and Jensen Proebstel, Community HealthCorps Navigators with the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Boston Health Care for the Homeless, speak during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event Jan. 21 at the Pine Street Inn Men’s Stabilization at Shattuck at 170 Morton St. The women were among 20 workers who provided health education, entertainment and healthy food to 55 men at the shelter. The event was funded by several corporations, including Whole Foods Market.

Read more »

Dance Partner

February 1, 2013
By
(Photo by Sarah Waterworth) JP resident Carey McKinley (facing camera), a dance teacher at The Cambridge School of Weston, shown during a 2010 performance, recently was commissioned to create a dance performance at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. McKinley will select two local performers to join her in the piece, which will be presented as a work in progress this fall and premiere next year.

Read more »

Animal attractions slated for Valentine’s Day

February 1, 2013
By

Sweethearts can spend Valentine’s Day with the animals at two local events—a flower and chocolate fund-raiser at the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and a racy sex lecture at the Franklin Park Zoo. The MSPCA’s annual “Kitty & Puppy Love” fund-raiser at its 350 S. Huntington Ave. headquarters on Feb....

Read more »