Video: Fisher Cat in Allandale Woods!

A recent video taken in Allandale Woods captured amazing footage of a rarely seen fisher cat hanging out in a tree. Fisher cat in Allandale Woods from on Vimeo. "I was climbing up a hill in Allandale Woods with my big yellow lab mix dog Juno. Juno got excited and started snuffling around the ground and I heard something scurrying. I looked up and there was the fisher cat in the tree," Amy Brubaker told Jamaica Plain News.


Traffic Advisory: Celebrate Boston Pride at Jamaica Plain Block Party on Sunday!

The 2018 Jamaica Plain Boston Pride Block Party is on Sunday and it will feature the 6th Annual Divas, Dogs & Drag Show and a whole lot of dancing! Before we get into the fun stuff. Please note that from Centre Street to South Huntington Avenue will be closed to traffic from 6 am to 11 pm. And there will be Tow Zone in effect on Perkins Street from South Huntington Avenue to Centre Street. Now for the party!


A Deer Went Swimming in Jamaica Pond

Seeing deer in Jamaica Plain isn't the rarest of animal sightings. Seeing a deer taking a dip in Jamaica Pond -- now that's a rare sighting! And that's what happened on Sunday when a deer took a rather lengthy dip in the pond. Numerous people posted about seeing the deer run through the neighborhood on a Jamaica Plain Facebook group. One person saw the deer on Centre Street running by Tres Gatos, another saw it run past their car and another person saw the deer take a rest in their backyard on St.


Photos: Woof! Jamaica Plain’s Puppy Bowl!

Before the big game on Sunday, there was a more dogged event on Saturday -- Jamaica Plain's first-ever Puppy Bowl hosted by Fancy Schmancy and JP Centre/South Main Streets. There were treats for all of the dogs, games, some slobber and a lot of licking! All photos by Sacred Harbor Photography


Jamaica Plain’s 1st Puppy Bowl Party on Saturday!

Calling all Labs, huskies, poodles, doodles and Dobies because Fancy Schmancy is hosting Jamaica Plain's first-ever Puppy Bowl on Saturday! Before the big game on Sunday, and the actual televised Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet, bring your canine to Fancy Schmancy (606 Centre St.) for the party. There will be lots of snacks (for dogs), prizes and a winner (not human) for each quarter -- and there will also be a halftime show! It costs $5 for each dog to be in the bowl. The bowl is from noon to 2 pm.