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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, […]

Home & Property

Fixer-Upper Friday: An Investment Opportunity in JP

Location: 21-23 Greenview Avenue—just off Centre Street, near Jamaica Pond and the Green Street T stop. Stats: 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 1,907 square feet Listing Price: $699,000 Listing Agent: Jay […]

Laurieann Gibson

Choreographer Laurieann Gibson Is Teaching a Cardio Dance Class in Jamaica Plain

A photo posted by Laurieann “Harlee” Gibson (@boomkack) on Aug 11, 2015 at 11:28am PDT When Bad Boy Entertainment was in its ’90s heyday, it […]

Home & Property

On the Market: This Could Be the Sweetest House in JP

202 Chestnut Ave., Unit 2L Price: $560,000 Size: 1,235 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1.5 Part of a shingle-clad home on a charming lot in JP, this two-level condo […]

City Life

GentriWatch: The Fight for 100% Affordability in Egleston Square

Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. EGLESTON SQUARE in Jamaica Plain has become one of the most contentious […]

Arts & Entertainment

‘Porchfest’ Returns to Jamaica Plain

On July 11, Jamaica Plain will transform into a stage—or 67 stages to be exact. The second annual Jamaica Plain Porchfest returns with a bigger […]

Home & Property

Jamaica Plain No More

Equal parts old and new, a 19th-century Victorian came together quite simply.

Home & Property

The Jamaica Plain Home We’d Love to Renovate

Location: 17 Grovenor Rd. #4; Just off Centre Street and near Jamaica Pond. Stats: 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 621 square feet Listing Price: $329,900 Listing Agent: Christian Iantosca, Arborview Realty […]


Fairsted Kitchen Team Opening The Frogmore in Jamaica Plain

Fairsted Kitchen owners Andrew Foster and Steve Bowman have announced that they’re opening a new restaurant in Jamaica Plain this summer, along with Fairsted’s former […]


Tres Gatos Team Opening Mexican Eatery in Jamaica Plain

The team behind Tres Gatos and the newly revamped Centre Street Cafe (David Doyle, Mari Perez-Alers, and Keith Harmon), will be adding one more eatery […]


Exodus Bagels Coming to Jamaica Plain

Adam Hirsh is like a modern day Johnny Appleseed, but with bagels. If you’ve been following Hirsh’s Instagram or Facebook accounts for his Exodus Bagels […]


A Chef’s Guide to Eating Well in Jamaica Plain

Once dubbed the “Eden of America,” Jamaica Plain still evokes a kind of verdant getaway from the bustling towns and neighborhoods to the north. With […]

Home & Property

A Solar-Powered Studio Apartment in Jamaica Plain

Ken Ward and Andrée Zaleska purchased a crumbling house at the corner of Catherine and Bourne Streets in Jamaica Plain in 2008 with the goal of creating […]

Home & Property

A Glamorous Take on a Jamaica Plain Loft

Lacquered walls, dark velvet curtains, and animal print chairs are somewhat of a departure from the traditional interiors of Boston-area lofts, but this newly listed Jamaica Plain […]

Arts & Entertainment

New Bookstore, Papercuts JP, to Open in Jamaica Plain November 29

“I figured, if I didn’t take the leap now, I’d just get more scared as time goes on.” That was the risk Kate Layte took when […]