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Haitian Independence Celebrated at Tchaka Fest in Woodbourne

Sendie Dorcelly and Whitney Brice of Mattapan and Rachel St. Fleurose of Roslindale enjoy the Tchaka Festival on Memorial Day 2015. Credit: Richard Heath. A week after their grand Independence Day parade down Blue Hill Avenue, the Haitian community  gathered in the hundreds at Jamaica Plain’s Pagel Playground in the Woodbourne neighborhood for the third annual Tchaka Fest on Memorial Day. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Have This Spot Over My Dead Body

Undead shoveler, Bourne and Catherine, February 2015. Credit: Peg Preble

Peg Preble photographed this poor fellow at the corner of Bourne and Catherine. We ran a caption contest on the Jamaica Plain News Facebook page. We had lots of inventive ideas, but Audrey White’s caption “You can have this parking space over my dead body” was the winner. (more…) Continue Reading →

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