Amory Street in Bloom

A flower amid the metal staircases at 370 Amory St. on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Credit: Chris Helms

Last week this flower was adding a nice pop of color to the sidewalk along Amory Street. Each weekday we post a “Photo of the Day” from around the neighborhood. If you have a photo that screams (or even whispers) "Jamaica Plain," here are four ways to nominate it:

Email me at chris@jamaicaplainnews

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Thousands Flock to Lilac Sunday 2015

Eleanor Robinson of Weymouth takes a whiff of one of the sweetest lilacs in the collection. Credit: Richard Heath

It was very close after a cold spring, but the lilacs made it through, blooming and blossoming their very best for the thousands who flocked to the Arnold Arboretum for the 2015 edition of Lilac Sunday. Here's a gallery of photos from the Mother's Day tradition, which is estimated to draw more than 30,000 people.

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Peak Cherry Blossoms at Arbs

Peak cherry blossoms @ArnoldArboretum @universalhub @02130News #JamaicaPlain pic.twitter.com/CFPq2jfGAs— Rachel (@rachjournalist) May 3, 2015

Jamaica Plain writer Rachel Lebeaux took in the magnificent cherry trees blossoming at Arnold Arboretum. Most of the cherries are located in the Bradley Rosaceous Collection. It's nearest the Forest Hills gate. Here's a simple map. However, there are cherry trees in other parts of the Arboretum as well, and they're all spectacular right now.

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Glorious Tulips

Each weekday we post a random image from around the neighborhood. When the tulips popped earlier this week, Madelin Siedler captured this colorful, well-composed shot. For more of her photos, check out her Instagram feed. If you have a photo that screams (or even whispers) "Jamaica Plain," here are four ways to nominate it as our "Photo of the Day":

Email me at chris@jamaicaplainnews

Tag a picture on Twitter with @02130News

Put your photo in the Jamaica Plain News photo pool on Flickr

Tag a picture on Instagram with #02130News

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