Bukhara Reopens After Shutdown for Health Code Violations; Second Time in 6 Months

The Bukhara restaurant reopened on Thursday after being shutdown on August 23 by the city for health code violations -- for the second time in six months. On Thursday the Centre Street restaurant had reopened, but with very few customers around 6 pm. There was a sign on the door that said the business has an "A" sanitary inspection grade from the city. Another sign said that health code violations can be reported by calling the Boston Public Health Commission at 617-534-4718. UniversalHub.com reported that the Centre Street restaurant was shutdown earlier this month for violations "...including a lack of hot water in the sink used by employees to wash their hands and equipment that needed cleaning, including a can opener, a microwave and the inside of an ice machine."

Pin oak knocked down in the Arnold Arboretum during the storm of Oct. 22-23, 2014.

Wind Advisory Continues Through 11 p.m. Thursday

It's been a tough 48 hours for the trees of Jamaica Plain. Soaking rains combined with wind gusts of 50 mph brought down trees all over the neighborhood. At this writing, just before 11 a.m. Thursday, the storm has diminished. But the National Weather Service is keeping a wind advisory in place until 11 p.m. Thursday. The federal forecaster says to expect another round of strong winds in the afternoon and evening.

District 6 City Councilor Matt O'Malley

JP’s City Councilor, Matt O’Malley, Votes ‘No’ on $20K City Council Pay Hike

The city councilor who represents Jamaica Plain was one of four "no" votes as City Council voted itself a $20,000 raise. The move hikes city council salaries from $87,500 to $107,500, starting with councilors elected in 2015. The measure passed 9-4, enough to override any mayoral veto. But District 6 Councilor Matt O'Malley, who represents JP and West Roxbury, was one of the nays. Instead, he pushed a failed measure that would have tied increases to the average median income in Boston.

File photo: An inbound Orange Line train between Green and Stony Brook. April 2014.

Cops Have ID’d ‘Surfer’ Who Rode Atop Orange Line Train

A young man and his buddy took a frightening video of traveling atop an Orange Line train Wednesday — and narrowly missing getting plastered by an overpass. WHDH reports that police believe they know who the rider and his videographer are. Indeed, it doesn't seem to be hard to identify them: They posted the resulting video to a public Facebook page. The video has since been removed, but Adam Gaffin at Universal Hub had the foresight to archive a version. Take a look.

The Food Project is one of many vendors selling local produce, seedlings, meat, fish, bread, cheese, eggs, wine, spices, and prepared foods at Egleston Farmers Market, opening for the season on Saturday, June 7 for a local foods BBQ lunch from 11am-2pm. The market is open on Saturdays, 10am-2pm, June-February, at Our Lady of Lords Parish Hall, 45 Brookside Ave., JP.

Egleston Farmers Market to Hold ‘Dog Day’ on Saturday

Hey there, JP. It's your Morning Memo for Wednesday, Aug. 27. "Dog Day" at Egleston Farmers Market: Anyone on Facebook couldn't miss the fact that Tuesday was National Dog Day. On Saturday, Egleston Farmers Market is having a "Dog Day" of its own, complete with training sessions, an adoptable dog from the MSCPA and a dog washing station.

A Citizens Connect report on flooding at Forest Hills Station.

Clogged Drain Creates ‘Giant Lake’ at Forest Hills Station

A resident reports that a clogged drain at Forest Hills Station's upper busway has caused a "giant lake." The resident used the city's Citizen Connect app to make the report. It's an easy way of letting the city know about graffiti, signal lights not working, sidewalks in need of repair and hundreds of other urban nuisances. The city responded to this particular report by sending the information to the MBTA, on whose property the lake has formed. Hat tip to Universal Hub for highlighting this Citizens Connect report.