Group Suing City for Approving 50+ Variances for Condos at Allandale Woods

The following was provided by Tony LaCasse of the Friends of Allandale Woods.

A broad coalition of neighborhood residents and groups are suing the city of Boston to enforce its own zoning laws, in order to protect one of its most pristine parks. A group of abutters supported by the Friends of Allandale Woods Coalition has filed suit in Suffolk Superior Court to stop the building of 18 — million-dollar plus condominiums on a two-acre lot, which is zoned for single-family residences.
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Jamaica Plain Resident to Perform in World Premiere Haitian-American Dance Performance This Weekend

Jamaica Plain resident Meghan McGrath will perform this weekend in the world premiere of LAKOU AYITI, an interdisciplinary dance production inspired by the Haitian-American immigrant experience by Jean Appolon Expressions, which knits together stories of Haitians living in Boston and includes Appolon’s own immigration story.

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Rep. Sanchez: I Want to Hear From You at Upcoming Community Meetings

The Jamaica Plain Historical Society is one of my favorite Facebook pages. They have hundreds of photos posted depicting Jamaica Plain from as early as the 1800s. One of the best shows horse drawn buggies crawling along next to the pond – reminding us that JP was once known as the “Eden of America” for its rolling hills and vast green space.
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