Neighborhood Group to Vote on Caffè Nero Tuesday Night

Happy Election Day! Here’s your Morning Memo for all things JP for Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Neighborhood Group to Vote on Caffè Nero: Tuesday at 7 p.m. could be the neighborhood’s last chance to weigh in on Caffè Nero’s plan to open their second U.S. coffee house at 733 Centre St. That’s the meeting of the Public Service Committee of the JP Neighborhood Council. The neighborhood group is scheduled to vote on whether to support the international chain’s petition for the city license they’ll need to serve food. The final decision rests with the Licensing Board downtown, which has delayed its ruling until hearing the outcome of Tuesday’s meeting. Opinion has been split among neighborhood groups, with some objecting on grounds that locally-owned businesses are preferable.

The Public Service Committee meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Curtis Hall Community Center, 20 South St.

Election Day: Polls are open until 8 p.m. Headlining the ballot is the gubernatorial contest. WBUR explains the four ballot questions in these four videos. In JP-specific elections, only State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz (D-Second Suffolk) has a challenger: Republican David James Wyatt. You can remind yourself where you vote and preview your ballot before going to the polls at this nifty site.

Art Opening: The Taylor House Bed & Breakfast has mosaics by Richard Youngstrom and paintings by Nancy Marks. Show runs through Dec. 1 at 50 Burroughs St.

Okay, have a great Election Day and make sure you vote!

For more of what’s going on in the neighborhood, visit the Jamaica Plain News calendar. And here’s how to add your group or business’ event to the calendar.