Jamaica Plain

By - 4/23/19 - 7:59 am

WBZ reports 12 people had to be evacuated from a triple decker on Boylston Street in Jamaica Plain due to major flooding caused by rain coming in through the roof.

By - 4/22/19 - 11:47 pm
Forest Hills upper busway with lots of water

Dalgonon snapped the new upper busway at Forest Hills during the rain today shortly before 6 p.m. - probably making lower-busway riders jealous with how little water there was. In any case, the T promised to take a look.

By - 4/19/19 - 8:56 am

Jamaica Plain News reports the city and the T seem to be close to figuring out the permitting issues that were holding back installation of one of the bike-rental racks at the Forest Hills T station and the one could be in operation by early summer. The lack of a rental place there has meant a big gap in the bike network between Bluebike racks in the rest of JP and in Roslindale.

By - 4/15/19 - 1:55 pm

Boston firefighters responded to the Forest Hills Orange Line station around 1:45 p.m. after an electrical heater burst into flames. Quickly knocked down.

By - 4/14/19 - 1:23 pm
Black Hole Donut at Little Dipper in Jamaica Plain

Matt Karolian couldn't help but be drawn in this morning to one of the specials at Little Dipper in JP - which is already heavily astrothemed. But shouldn't the hole have been chocolate?

By - 4/11/19 - 12:29 pm

Boston Police report that after arresting a man on drug charges at Lamartine Street and Cerina Road in Jamaica Plain yesterday, officers obtained a search warrant and found more drugs, a gun, ammunition and cash in his apartment on Greenley Place, a couple doors down from the E-13 station. Read more.

By - 4/9/19 - 12:33 pm
50 Stedman St. rendering

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a 21-unit, three-story apartment building at 50 Stedman St., which its developer is counting on becoming the gateway to transforming the area from garages and truck lots into a completely new residential area within an easy walk of the Forest Hills T stop. Read more.

By - 4/5/19 - 9:02 am

The Globe reports a man was shot in a hallway at 57 Horan Way shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Violent crime in Jamaica Plain.

By - 3/29/19 - 9:48 am
Joress

Transit Police report arresting a Brighton man they charge punched out another man who objected to being stared at on the platform at the Orange Line station at Green Street on Wednesday morning.

Read more.

By - 3/27/19 - 10:26 am

Jamaica Plain News reports that Jamaica Mi Hungry, which has been running a food truck around Boston, is looking to open a permanent restaurant in the space next to the Jackson Square T stop when the Mooyah burger place went belly up.

By - 3/26/19 - 7:45 pm
Turkey on a Tesla

Rocco Giustino spotted this turkey asserting its dominance over an electric car in Dorchester's Polish Triangle today.

Meanwhile, down in Egleston Square, Gio Valencia-Corredor spotted a turkey twosome pondering a McMeal: Read more.

By - 3/22/19 - 1:11 pm

Boston Police report officers responded to a call about loud guys being loud in a a laundry room at 954 Parker St. in the Mildred Hailey Apartments around 6:30 this morning. As they arrived, they saw three men "quickly exit" the laundry room. Read more.

By - 3/22/19 - 10:32 am

Ken Sazama has created a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to say good bye to the workers at Hyde Square mainstay Sorella's, which is closing for good at the end of this month. Read more.

By - 3/21/19 - 10:15 pm

NBC Boston reports the woman is expected to survive.

By - 3/20/19 - 10:40 am

Steve Garfield reports that Bukhara Indian Bistro, currently on Centre Street at Burroughs Street, is moving to 3698 Washington St., across from the Forest Hills T stop, on April 1. Read more.

By - 3/19/19 - 12:14 pm

Jamaica Plain News reports AAA Appliances on Centre Street, near the Monument, could be replaced by a pot shop, if approved by the city and state. The appliance store would then move somewhere else, either in JP or West Roxbury. Read more.

By - 3/13/19 - 5:32 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved pot shops proposed for Brookline Avenue in the Fenway and Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain.

The rulings mean the applicants can now go to the state Cannabis Control Commission to seek a license to open. Read more.

By - 3/7/19 - 9:00 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on a proposal by the Pine Street Inn and the Community Builders to replace a warehouse on Washington Street south of Glen Road with a six-story building with 140 "supportive" units for Pine Street Inn clients and 85 units rented as affordable.