Jamaica Plain

News 

INSULT TO INJURY: THE HARASSMENT OF MARATHON BOMBING VICTIM JOANNA LEIGH

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“I just saw these badges being flashed … My dog was barking like crazy. The guy immediately wedges his elbow and his foot in my door and says, ‘Let us in. We just need 10 minutes of your time. We want to talk to you about the bombing. You’re a victim of the bombing?’” Continue reading

Arts 

THE STRANGER: MEET THE WORD NERD BEHIND JAMAICA PLAIN’S NEWEST BOOKSTORE

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If there is one thing you’ll learn about Kate Layte upon first meeting her—aside from the fact that she has an uncanny ability to cite an appropriate literary reference for any conversation—it’s her passionate interest in supporting the community. Continue reading

Music 

HEAR OF THE RAT: GET READY FOR A POP-UP SONIC ODYSSEY THROUGH THE SOUL OF THE ICONIC ROCK CLUB

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It’s the grandaddy of Hub rock joints, and to those that can still remember the smell of the floors there, it’s considered something of a holy grail. Continue reading

News Opinion 

BRING THE CAUCUS: ON THE THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF OCCUPY BOSTON, A MOVEMENT ALUMNA GIVES PARTY POLITICS A TRY

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Analyzing these sorts of influences isn’t something I can do in any real depth; I was way too involved to have any healthy perspective on it other than to feel rage and sadness. What I can think about, however, is why we were unable to ignore the interlopers who eroded our resolve, and due to my recent experience in a parallel political universe, I’ve thought about these things a lot over the past few months. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

ALL THE PERKS: COFFEE AROUND TOWN

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We’re aware your school cafeteria’s coffee tastes like bath water, and while it’s free, occasionally you’ll seek out a more satisfying alternative. May we recommend these fine local establishments. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

EXTRA CAFFEINATED SPECIAL: THE COFFEE ISSUE

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Things are heating up. Continue reading

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