Mayor Hosts Earth Day Twitter Chat

Follow and submit questions for my live #EarthDay twitter chat at 3PM today! Use #AskMJW— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) April 22, 2015

Do you have a question for Mayor Marty Walsh about the city's response to climate change? Want to quiz the city's chief of environment, energy and open space about sustainability? The two are hosting a chat on Twitter starting at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Use #AskMJW to ask questions and follow the chat.


Mayor’s One Direction Quip During Twitter Chat Goes Viral

.@choll12 We are all devastated about Zayn Malik but we must soldier on #ASKMJW— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) March 25, 2015

Mayor Marty Walsh took to social media Wednesday afternoon to field questions during a Twitter chat. And while he was asked about affordable housing, schools and of course the Olympic bid, an off-hand quip about a boy band is what went viral. The answer above was retweeted 3,400 times as of Thursday morning. Here's a replay of questions fielded by the mayor and his answers. [View the story "Mayor Walsh's Twitter Chat in Q&A Form" on Storify]

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Share Your Music Festival Tweets Via #jpmf14

You're going to be making wry observations, taking great photos and shooting cool videos about the Jamaica Plain Music Festival. So if you Tweet, add #jpmf14 to share them. If Facebook is more your thing, here's the Festival's Facebook page. #jpmf14 Tweets
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Pond Sunset

Glorious sunset at Jamaica Pond @universalhub @02130News— Rachel (@rachjournalist) August 19, 2014

Jamaica Pond might produce more good photos than any other single subject in the neighborhood. We've featured several already as Photos of the Day. Here's a great evening shot from Jamaica Plain writer and editor Rachel Lebeaux. [selfie]

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