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By adamg - 10/18/21 - 9:28 pm

WGBH reports that the Hyde Square Task Force has agreed to let Pennrose turn the crumbling Blessed Sacrament Church on Centre Street into 52 residential units and a 200-seat performance space. More than half the units would be marketed as affordable or "workforce," which is slightly above those levels.

By adamg - 10/12/21 - 10:01 am

Jamaica Plain News reports that Happy Lemon, a large bubble-tea chain with an outlet at the Corner Mall downtown, hopes to open on Washington Street in JP. There's a Zoomed public meeting about the proposal at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

By adamg - 9/28/21 - 9:19 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say broke into the Boston Public Library's Connolly branch at 433 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain around 12:30 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/21 - 9:59 pm
Police supporter being dragged away after taking a swing at some protesters

Police supporter getting dragged away after failing to punch some protesters in West Roxbury.

A man who claims to support the police got about 30 people to join him outside the E-5 police station in West Roxbury, where for two hours this afternoon, they shared a relatively small space on the sidewalk with a similarly sized group of people who want to defund police, each side screaming and bellowing at the other and only occasionally trying but failing to punch out some opponents. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/21 - 9:57 am
Kim Janey van with parking ticket

A roving UHub photographer captured the scene outside the Jamaica Plain Whole Foods this morning.

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By adamg - 9/14/21 - 8:54 pm

Some Abington guy is organizing a "back the blue" rally in front of the E-5 police station, scheduled to start at 5 p.m. A group that disagrees is organizing a You Can't Hide Behind Your Flag: Rally Against Far-Right Hate Group America Backs the Blue for the same location. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/21 - 1:47 pm
Hydrant becomes geyser in Jamaica Plain

Nora Räsänen forwarded her roommate's photo of Jamaica Plain's newest water attraction - a geyser on Centre Street at Parley Avenue.

SRS also noticed her blowing thar: Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/21 - 10:55 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Mike and Patty's is aiming to open on Centre Street where Sorella's used to be in Hyde Square.

By adamg - 8/12/21 - 4:23 pm
Motorcycle down on Centre Street

A crash on Centre Street near Park Street in West Roxbury shortly after 1:30 p.m. sent both drivers to the hospital, at least one with injuries serious enough to have the homicide unit summoned just in case. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/21 - 8:53 am

State Police report arresting a man from Medford on charges he tried to end a verbal road duel on VFW Parkway by stabbing his opponent in the chest on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/7/21 - 10:06 pm

Update: Suspect arrested.

State Police report they are looking for a motorist who stabbed another driver in the chest at VFW Parkway and Centre Street in West Roxbury after some sort of confrontation and then continued on his way.

The stabbed driver was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive, State Police say. They did not release a description of the suspect's vehicle.

By adamg - 7/25/21 - 10:41 am
Downed pole in Jamaica Plain

Utility poles along the parkway section of Centre Street in Jamaica Plain have a short life expectancy, as a roving UHub photographer witnessed this morning near Faulkner Hospital.

Earlier:
Pole down. Another pole down. Change of pace: Traffic-crossing signal down.

By adamg - 7/24/21 - 11:14 am

Michael Moxley, who co-owns Canary Square in Jamaica Plain, posts photos of the four "trash humans" who enjoyed a $90 meal yesterday, then fled without paying. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/21 - 3:35 pm

Don't worry, you can still get harder stuff at the Galway House, it's just that the bar is doing its part to ease the critical late-night milk shortage at its end of Centre Street now that the 7-Eleven next there has closed forever: Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/21 - 11:21 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday considers a proposal to replace the BP station on Centre Street at Belgrade Avenue in West Roxbury with a brand-new bank branch with a drive-up window. Read more.

By adamg - 6/12/21 - 4:54 pm
JP Licks in Jamaica Plain

Hard to miss the JP Licks on Centre Street, thanks to the giant cow's head.

The owner of the onetime firehouse at 661 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain this week sued her ex-husband, who runs the J.P. Licks ice-cream chain based there, for some $113,000 in back rent from last year. Read more.

By adamg - 6/11/21 - 10:37 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on tomorrow's rally by the Forbes Building Tenants Association tomorrow outside their current home at 545 Centre St.

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