What business do you want to see open in Jamaica Plain next year?
In 2012, Jamaica Plain saw the opening of a new burger restaurant, but what would you like to see in 2013? A sporting goods store? A paper products supplier? Perhaps another new restaurant? Leave your opinion for a new Jamaica Plain business in the comments.
Developers say the 49-seat restaurant will be a “morning business and a night business.”
In the vacant lots of Washington Street in Forest Hills there’s typically vehicle traffic and little else. Though, alongside the addition of the Harvest Co-Op, a new café will soon fill out the space. Kevin Walker, president of WCI Corp., presented plans to build a 49-seat café at 3840 Washington St., which is now a lot south of the Forest Hills T station, at a meeting of the Jamaica Plain Business and Professional Association Wednesday afternoon. BAPA member Jeffrey Ferris, owner of Ferris Wheels bike shop, said the area is a particularly difficult place to open a restaurant. “You don’t have the benefit of being near a residential neighborhood,” he said. Walker called the café a “morning business and a night business,” adding that he …