Black Barbershops & Salons: A Neighborhood Oasis

Online film screening Wednesday May 26, 2021, 7-9pm EST. Early production preview of a new film by director Rudy Hypolite and discussion to follow Free and open to all. Presented by Harvard Anti-Black Racism Film Series. Register to attend here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtcuCrqjsiE9KOSA5WJDDhRC_EfIPpnjXy (We’re just excited and sharing with our community!) Gentrification and the COVID-19 pandemic are…

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Egleston Square featured in latest Sip & Spoke Video

Upham’s Corner in Dorchester will soon include a grass roots business started by a couple of local residents. The Sip & Spoke Bike Kitchen will be a mission‐driven retail business that integrates a full‐service bicycle shop and cafe. Leading upto the eventual opening, Sip and Spoke has embarked on a crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo. One of…

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3200 Washington Street

Egleston Square Main Street recently sent a letter to Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeal saying that the organization is ok with the requested variances while still maintaining our support for one more additional unit of affordable housing.     September 14th Update An NPR report on the 3200 project by Simón Rios and WBUR  …

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Egleston Square featured on Cityline

Egleston Square was featured in this past Sunday’s CityLine show on WCVB Chanel 5. The entire 30 minute segment was dedicated to the stakeholders who make Egleston Square run.Egleston Square Main Street was proud to be the first point of contact to help producers put the segment together. ESMS connected CityLine to businesses (Star Fish…

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10 3/4 Reasons to Support ESMS!

(This announcement was made at our recent Annual Meeting & Networking Breakfast. Thank you 826Boston!). This is a brief Public Service Announcement from 826 Boston, your friendly neighborhood youth writing center, headquartered in Egleston Square and providing free writing and tutoring programs to over 2,000 BPS students each year. 10 ¾ reasons why you should…

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Here's the REAL story of Egleston's businesses!

For 16 years, Egleston Square Main Street (ESMS) has worked with local merchants, residents and community partners to support and create a thriving, diverse business district. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of over 80 local businesses; unique family-friendly events; holiday celebrations and design competitions; neighborhood clean-up days and more, Egleston Square is an…

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