Egleston Square Main Street has embarked on a summer long collaboration with JP based photographer Leonardo March. #BehindTheCounter will explore Egleston Square through its merchants, residents and other stakeholders.

If you have an Instagram account, just follow us at @eglestonsquare to follow along and introduce yourself to the people that make Egleston Square that “great neighborhood where Roxbury and Jamaica Plain shake hands.”

Here are some images from the first couple weeks…

Did you know Egleston Square is home to a contemporary dance company? Founded in 2007, Danza Orgánica aims to “explore the complexities of human nature and society” through dance. In this image, Marsha Parrilla (second from right to left) talks to dancers about the rehearsal. For more information www.danzaorganica.com #behindthecounter is a photographic project documenting life in Egleston Sq, where Roxbury and Jamaica Plains shake hands. Through these images you’ll get to know Egleston’s business owners, visitors, artists, characters, projects and some of challenges that define this neighborhood. Follow us to discover what takes place#behindthecounter in this great neighborhood of Boston, MA.

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