Category Archives: Jamaica Plain

New Hubway stations in Jamaica Plain!

Tweet8 new Hubway stations opened in Boston yesterday including four in Jamaica Plain! Now one can pick up a bike at Egleston Square, Hyde Square, Centre Street, the Monument. This will be a huge advantage for my commute as we … Continue reading

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Support Bikes Not Bombs!

TweetThis weekend I will be riding in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon with my 18-month daughter Kay as my co-pilot. Bikes Not Bombs is one of my favorite charitable  social justice organization because it uses the bicycle as a vehicle for social change. … Continue reading

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The Future of Forest Hills: Support the At-Grade City Street Option

TweetI live in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Jamaica Plain in the city of Boston.  The neighborhood on the whole is a great place to live as it features diverse people of different backgrounds and social scale, a wide variety … Continue reading

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Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon 2011

TweetOn Sunday June 26th, my son Peter & I rode in the fundraiser Bike-A-Thon for Bikes Not Bombs. We were able to raise $376 for this worthy cause (feel free to add to our donations). All-together 464 riders raised over … Continue reading

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JP Bikes Spring Roll

TweetOn Sunday, a hundred or so happy cyclists came out to circle Jamaica Plain in JP Bikes annual bike parade.  My 3 1/2 year old son Peter rode with me in the annual JP Bikes Spring Roll and had a … Continue reading

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Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon (Sponsor us!)

TweetWould you like to help out a cute 3.5 year old kid and his dad as they ride a bike 15 miles around Boston to support Bikes Not Bombs?  Then donate now to support our efforts for the Bikes Not … Continue reading

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Bike Week

TweetI’m beginning to think I should call this the Lazy Bike Commuter Blog as lately I’ve neither been blogging nor biking with any regularity. I can blame the latter on wet weather and sinus infections that make me feel exhausted … Continue reading

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Lilac Sunday

TweetA highlight of Lilac Sunday today was riding through Arnold Arboretum side-by-side with my son.

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Wake Up the Earth Festival

TweetMy son and I biked to soccer practice and then to the Wake Up the Earth Festival in Jamaica Plain today. After the parade passed us on Centre Street we pedaled after it for a while and then took a … Continue reading

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