Posts Tagged ‘community’
News About the Egleston Square Peace Garden
With advocacy and support from many of you here in Egleston Square and beyond, the City of Boston has been in conversations with property owners Clear Channel Outdoor over the past year about acquiring the Egleston Square Peace Garden property to re-design and renovate as a permanent community park. The City invited Peace Garden advocates…Read More
Open for Business on Thanksgiving
Need last-minute groceries? A new holiday hairstyle? A lovely hostess gift? Don’t worry- many local businesses have got you covered! Check out this list of local businesses that will be open on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, and Friday, November 25th: PikaloX Thanksgiving, Thursday 24th, Open 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Friday 25th, Open 7:00 AM to…Read More
Small Business Saturday
On November 26th Egleston Square Main Street celebrates Small Business Saturday! This is an annual opportunity to remind our community to continually support the small businesses that keep our neighborhood vital- especially during the holiday season. There is no doubt that Egleston Square has a vibrant commercial area with a great diversity of businesses that…Read More
Churros & Chocolate is back! Save the date for Saturday, December 10th to light up the night in Robert Lawson Park!
Churros & chocolate. Music & dancing. Family, Friends, & neighbors. The perfect mix to warm up and celebrate the season! We hope to see you there. Many thanks to our kind sponsors that helped make this event possible: Friends of Robert Lawson Park Ula Cafe La Parada TribeRise A Trike Called Funk Lawson’s Barber Shop…Read More
Legacy business looks to the future with assistance from Egleston Square Main Street
Egleston Square Main Street is proud to support Lawsons Barbershop & Beauty Salon, a 50+ year legacy business and anchor of the Egleston Square commercial district, to get ready for a new generation of customers with 1-1 small business assistance and referrals. Earlier this year, Ericka Lawson, owner of Lawsons Barbershop & Beauty Salon, asked…Read More
EGLESTON SQUARE MAIN STREET RECEIVES 2022 MAIN STREET AMERICA ACCREDITATION
For the 25th year in a row, Egleston Square Main Street has been designated as an Accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of Accredited programs to recognize their exceptional commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street…Read More
New owners of Ula Café aim to create community space – Boston Business Journal
Ula Café is highlighted in the Boston Business Journal this week. Egleston Square Main Street is proud to work with these entrepreneurs and neighbors! Last April, Jamaica Plain coffee shop Ula Café went up for sale, surprising neighbors who had come to know it as a neighborhood staple since it originally opened in 2007. Situated…Read More
Parade with us! The Wake Up the Earth Festival Parade is back! All are welcome!
Meet up in the parking lot of the Egleston Square YMCA next to the side entrance to Greater Egleston High School.We will proceed down Washington through Egleston, make a left down Atherton Street, cross Lamartine Street to Mozart Street, turn first right to Chestnut Ave, turn right to Center Street and turn right to Lamartine…Read More
Looking Back and Looking Forward: Reading Frederick Douglass in Egleston Square
Our beautiful community gathered for Egleston Square Main Street’s 6th annual reading of Frederick Douglass’s speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Ula Café. Last year’s event was funded by a generous grant from Mass Humanities Reading Frederick Douglas Together program. For the last six years,…Read More
Join us for Churros + Chocolate in Egleston Square, Roxbury / Jamaica Plain!
A sweet new winter tradition to bring our community together, scare away the cold and light up the dark, and support neighborhood businesses!Read More