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Domino's Pizza in JP?

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Domino's Pizza in JP?

Time: August 3, 2009 from 7:30pm to 8pm
Location: Conference Room of the Rogerson House
Street: 434 The Jamaicaway
City/Town: Jamaica Plain
Event Type: jamaica, pond, association, meeting
Organized By: Jamaica Pond Association
Latest Activity: Aug 15, 2009

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Meeting of the directors of The Jamaica Pond Association to hear the proposal to make 461-467 Centre st (formerly occupied by Petal and Leaf ) into a Domino's Pizza Restaurant with take-out/ Delivery (12 seats)

*Please attend this community meeting to share your opinions regarding this issue.

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Comment by Kyle Spraker on August 15, 2009 at 3:33pm
Comment by Jack Ravenscroft on July 31, 2009 at 4:25pm
Hi guys, I will be coming on Monday too to help stop dominos. I created an event on facebook to share with my JP friends who arent on this website, I hope its ok Susan, I quoted what you wrote because I couldn't have written any more passiontately than you did. See you all on Monday.

Comment by Rachel Legsdin on July 31, 2009 at 2:26pm
Thanks guys!
Lets work TOGETHER and keep Domino's away from Centre st!
Buy local... vote with your dollars!!!
See you there on Monday!
Comment by Susan on July 27, 2009 at 12:46pm
There is literally NO NEED for a Dominos in JP!!! Zestos, JP House of Pizza, Bella Luna, Same Old Place, IDEAL Cafe, Planet Pizza, Nemo's Pizza, Dogwood... come on people... I am sure the landlord wants to rent this place, but maybe they shouldn't have hiked the rent so high on Pedal and Leaf that they needed to move in the first place. I feel like since the Milkyway and Bella Luna were forced out, we are treading on VERY thin ice with this part of JP... the comment below by William says the businesses seem "to be doing great"... but they truly are NOT...sales are down, costs are high. Money is tight, there is only so much to go around and our local restaurants WILL suffer and some may even be forced to close while corporate-backed Dominos waits out the storm and we find that we suddenly live in a strip mall. We can't allow corporate business to muscle out the local ones... we will lose JP as we know it!!! Come on! It's a Monday night! Lets all go speak our minds and grab a pint somewhere local after.
Comment by Rachel Legsdin on July 23, 2009 at 4:35pm
Hi Neighbors,
I hope we are not embarking on a new trend in our community. Small businesses such as Petal and Leaf and the Milky Way are being forced to the outskirts of town by greedy landlords hiking up rents, leaving Centre St. scarred with empty storefronts only to be filled by the likes of corporate America???
There is no use for Domino's pizza! We have a handful of Mom and Pop pizza joints all along center street who's pies will blow that frozen junk out of town anyway. Not to mention Zesto's is across the street from where they want to set up shop.
Whats next, an Olive Garden where the Milky Way used to be? Yuck!

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