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Throwback Thursday: Open Mic Night at Kilgarriff’s Café, 1976

Last updated on January 8, 2015

For our Photo of the Day on Thursdays, we highlight an image of old JP. Yep, open mics were a thing in 1976 too. This shot is from the Boston Public Library’s extensive photo collection. Spencer Grant captured this at Kilgarriff’s Café, which used to be at 131 Green St., next to the T.

In addition to the BPL’s colleciton, the JP Historical Society’s photo archive is a neighborhood treasure. Please visit it!

Each weekday we post an image from around the neighborhood.

If you have a photo that screams (or even whispers) “Jamaica Plain,” here are three ways to nominate it as our “Photo of the Day”:

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