What’s Open in Jamaica Plain?

We're # OPEN! A photo posted by Aurum Restaurant (@aurumrestaurant) on Jan 27, 2015 at 6:41am PST

While authorities are urging people to hunker down in their apartments and homes, we keep getting requests for what's actually open during the blizzard. Here's what we know so far. We'll update this list as we learn of other openings. This kind of information can change fast, so I do recommend calling before you head over.

Participating stores along Centre/Street offer trick or treat from 3-6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.

Trick or Treat at Centre/South Businesses

Hello neighbors. Here's your Morning Memo for all things JP for Monday, Oct. 27. Trick or Treat at Centre/South Businesses: As it does each year, the JP Business & Professional Assoc. sponsors Trick or Treat by participating businesses all along the Centre/South corridor.

Matthew Virzi, owner of Aurum in Hyde Square, will be on the Food Network’s “Buy This Restaurant.”

New JP Restaurant Stars Wednesday on ‘Food Network’

Aurum, the newly-opened Syrian meat pie shop in Hyde Square, takes the national stage Wednesday night. Aurum's owner Matthew Virzi and manager Andrea Belanger star in an episode of "Buy This Restaurant" on Food Network. "Boston Baked Dream," as the segment is called, premiers at 9 p.m. Wednesday. Virzi paused from his long hours as the only cook for the breakfast-lunch-and-dinner restaurant to reflect on what it means for a new JP business to get this kind of publicity. He said he hopes it prompts people to ask, "What is this pie?