Call for Artists for Pop-up Art Performances and Exhibits in Latin Quarter

Calling all artists! Hyde Square Task Force is looking to host a series of outdoor pop-up art performances/exhibits in different locations throughout Boston’s Latin Quarter between June and August. We are looking for a variety of performances/exhibits that will uplift the Afro-Latin culture of the neighborhood, bring vibrancy to the cultural district, and encourage people to get out in the district and support our local businesses. We are open to all art forms! Deadline is Monday, May 17th.

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My Ten Favorite Streets to Walk in Jamaica Plain

Alex Cox recently accomplished an amazing feat -- he walked every single street in Boston.  

Cox is currently a Master in Urban Planning candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He recently achieved his long-term goal to visit every street in Boston by foot or by bike, and holds the Guinness World Record for fastest time to travel to every MBTA station. A long-time resident of the Fenway-Kenmore area, he now lives in Somerville. Here are his 10 favorite streets to walk in Jamaica Plain:

Jamaica Plain has always held a special place in my heart, because it was the first neighborhood of Boston that I ever lived in.

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Jamaica Plain Recreational Marijuana Dispensary Opening on March 13

It's been a long time coming, but it looks like Jamaica Plain will finally have an open recreational marijuana dispensary. Tomas Gonzalez, Chief Operating Officer of Core Cannabis LLC told Jamaica Plain News that the company will be opening its store Seed at 401A Centre St. in Hyde Square on Saturday, March 13 at 11 am to the public. They will be holding a soft opening on March 6 for friends, family, and invited guests. The approximate 6,000 sq.

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Top Mix Bar and Kitchen JP to Bring American-Caribbean Fusion Menu to Hyde Square

Joseph Correia is looking forward to providing a distinct American-Caribbean fusion menu to his new restaurant, Top Mix Bar and Kitchen JP, in Hyde Square later this year. "We plan to provide a comfortable, fun, and unique environment for all patrons to come and enjoy amazing food, along with uniquely mixed spirits, beer, and wine," said Correia, owner and manager, to Jamaica Plain News. "As suggested by our name Top Mix, we provide what we consider 'traditional bar food but with a twist' that appeals to every and all types of customer tastes." The restaurant will be opening at 365 Centre St., which was most recently occupied by The Frogmore restaurant, which closed in 2020 due to the pandemic. Correia hopes to open the second quarter of 2021.

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