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Concerns remain for 3193 Washington St. proposal

July 22, 2016
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By Josie Grove Special to the Gazette Despite City Realty making changes to its 3193 Washington St. development proposal, attendees at a July 11 community meeting continued to express concerns over the project, including its impact on gentrification and the project proceeding without having to follow the Plan: JP/Rox guidelines. “It seems like every...

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Main Streets businesses and volunteers honored

July 22, 2016
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Several Jamaica Plain volunteers and businesses were chosen as business and volunteer of the year at the 20th annual Boston Main Streets awards ceremony last month, according to a press release. Karen Sama of Egleston Square Main Street and Arno Puskar of Hyde/Jackson Square Main Street were celebrated as volunteers of the year, and...

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BRA still reviewing 3353 Washington St. project, changes possible

July 22, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is still reviewing the 3353 Washington St. project and changes might come to it, according to spokesperson Nick Martin. Martin said in an email BRA staff met with the developer, Mordechai Levin, to discuss the density bonus that is being proposed as part of the Plan: JP/Rox study. That...

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JP Observer: Translating harmony into justice takes work

July 22, 2016
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Porchfest in Jamaica Plan revealed an almost other-worldly neighborhood on July 9. Crowds of people of many colors, backgrounds and ages stood in attentive clusters every few streets, clapping for bands and singers and other performers, too. All afternoon, the grand mix of humans—some holding maps dotted with the 80-plus locations offering entertainment—paraded down...

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Obituary: Elizabeth G. English, a JP resident, dies

July 22, 2016
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Obituary: Elizabeth G. English, a JP resident, dies

Elizabeth G. English, a longtime Jamaica Plain resident, died on July 7. She was 97. Daughter of the late Thomas H. Skinner and Esther (Jennings) Skinner. She married Edward Wesley English, Jr. (deceased) of New Bern, North Carolina. She is survived by five children: Deborah A. (English) Rippy, Mai Chang (formerly Joyce I. English),...

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Sights and Sounds, July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 9 for the Aug. 12 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Viva el Latin Quarter Summer Series, Theater performances on Tuesdays, Family zumba on Wednesdays, Concerts on the Plaza on Thursdays,...

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Invitacion, July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 9 de agosto para la edición del 12 de agosto. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Zonificación de JPNC, miércoles, 27 jul, Farnsworth House 7pm. Reunión mensual de JPNC, martes, 26 jul,...

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THE COUPLE FROM TABLE 10

July 22, 2016
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THE COUPLE FROM TABLE 10

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MAYOR’S CUP TOURNAMENT WINNERS

July 22, 2016
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MAYOR’S CUP TOURNAMENT WINNERS

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Public space ideas awarded

July 22, 2016
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Egleston Square will be getting a touch up on paint with the new street mural at the intersection of Boylston Street and Egleston Street, according to a press release. The proposed project was announced as a winner of the City’s second Public Space Invitational, a civic design competition that challenged applicants to conceptualize projects...

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