2023 Main Street Now Conference Highlights
From BNN Egleston Square Main Street Gives Out-of-Towners from National Main Street Conference a Glimpse of Neighborhood Local Businesses March 27- 29, 2023 Boston Main Streets welcomed visitors from the National Main Street conference to explore communities and exchange ideas. (Segment begins at 00:07:27, ends 00:12:37) Featured during the Egleston Square Main Street Mobile Workshop:…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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 …Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
ESMS Interview on WGBH's Callie Crossley Show
On Monday October 3, 2011, ESMS Executive Director Betsy Cowan, and Discover Roxbury Executive Director Derek Lumpkins, talked about all things Roxbury, highlighting the hidden gems of this great neighborhood! Hear the interview here!Read More