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Matt O’Malley Mobilizes City’s Children to Shovel out Fire Hydrants

Update: March 14, 2017 He’s at it again! 1. Kids only2. Parents: post before & after pics3. Fill out this form to claim prize: https://t.co/GTwRm7GQQL4. […]

City Life

GentriWatch: Will a Statewide Zoning Overhaul Help Boston’s Housing Crisis?

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. All eyes are on Beacon Hill, as lawmakers weigh the first […]

City Life

AG: City’s Zoning Board Intentionally Broke the Law During Egleston Square Hearing

The city’s Zoning Board of Appeal intentionally broke the law during a hearing on a controversial housing development in Jamaica Plain, the Attorney General’s Office has […]

City Life

The Story of Boston in Six Squares

As a city, they’ve long defined us. Now they show us how we’re changing.

City Life

GentriWatch: Developer Buys Former James’s Gate Site in Jamaica Plain

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. James’s Gate, an authentic Irish pub in Jamaica Plain, served its last pint […]

Home & Property

Serenity—Exactly What the Doctor Ordered

The Longwood Medical set gets its very own Jamaica Plain tower.

City Life

GentriWatch: West Enders Warn Mission Hill Against BRA, Chicago Developer

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. How about this for an evergreen sentence: West Enders are unhappy […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Brand New JP Gem

6 Malcolm Road Price: $1,429,000 Size: 3,020 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3.5 Atop Moss Hill sits a newly built home—a fusion of Craftsman style and Colonial Revival—with views of the Boston skyline. […]

Home & Property

On the Market: Jamaica Plain’s Coziest Condo

26 Grovenor Road, #3 Price: $359,000 Size: 724 square feet Bedrooms: 1 Baths: 1 At under 800 square feet, this sweet condo makes use of its space […]

City Life

GentriWatch: European Boutique Hotel for ‘Millennials’ Headed to Cleveland Circle

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. WHEN YOU HEAR the word “Millennials,” what comes to mind? If […]

Arts & Entertainment

Jamaica Plain Record Store Deep Thoughts Announces ‘Quasi-Temporary’ Cambridge Location

This post originally appeared on Vanyaland. Usually, we write about record stores closing. Now we get to write about one opening. Jamaica Plain’s Deep Thoughts, […]

Arts & Entertainment

There’s a New Graffiti Mural in Boston, Courtesy of Justin Bieber

Track 11 #purposealbum @skrillex @diplo A photo posted by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) on Oct 28, 2015 at 3:37pm PDT Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood plays host […]

Home & Property

On the Market: The Right Mix of Old and New in JP

31 Parley Avenue, Jamaica Plain Price: $1,890,000 Size: 3,472 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3.5 Just off Centre Street, and down the road from the Parley Vale Preserve green […]

Arts & Entertainment

Neighborhood Public Art: Jamaica Plain

Jamaica Plain is known for its color—both metaphorically and literally. From its independent shops and diverse population to the countless murals adorning the sides of […]

City Life

TEDx Jamaica Plain Will Focus on ‘Joy and Purpose’

Move over TEDxBoston, Beacon Street, Cambridge, and Somerville, there’s a new TEDx in town. TEDx Jamaica Plain will host its inaugural event Saturday, October 3, […]