Networking/Mentoring Lunch success!

A collection of small business owners and entrepreneurs gathered for a workshop and lunch at the JP Branch Library on Thursday, April 12. Our Networking/Mentoring lunch is a place to bring your questions and experiences to share with others who might benefit. At this particular meeting, Brian Caprari of theanalyticsguy.com…

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Back from the National Main Street NOW Conference!

Photo of Opening General Session

Our executive director and one of our board members is back from the national conference for Main Streets, hosted by Kansas City, Missouri this year. The conference is a hotpot of ideas for Main Streets organizations of all sizes and locations. We were able to take it all in and…

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Jamaica Plain Among the Best 150 Towns in Massachusetts for Starting a Small Business

LendEDU just released a study ranking the best places in Massachusetts to start a small business, and Jamaica Plain ranked in the top 150! Using licensed data, each city and town in Massachusetts was judged on a few parameters deemed important for starting a small business such as the cost…

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New First Thursday A-Frames for 2018!

This year, JP Centre/South Main Streets will update their First Thursday A-Frame signage. We are asking participating businesses to help fund First Thursday by sponsoring a new First Thursday A-Frame sign. The new signs are a lightweight, durable plastic that hold 18” x 24” signs, with an optional 6” x…

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Launch of our Mentoring/Networking Group

On Thursday, Feb 15, 2018, JP Centre/South Main Streets hosted our first meeting for our Mentoring and Networking group for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Our goal was to provide a forum for small business owners and entrepreneurs of varying experience to come together and provide support and advice for…

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Pastry Class for the Flynn Family!

Many thanks to the Flynn Family, who were the winners of a Pastry Class from Brad Brown, owner of Blue Frog Bakery. The Pastry Class was offered as one of the prizes at our silent auction from the Growler Gala in October 2017. All of the funds raised from the…

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Cool Deals with ComedySportz!

ComedySportz Boston has partnered with Italian Subs and Pizza on South Street, and the Haven on Perkins to offer cool discounts to patrons! They are always on the lookout for even more deals for their and YOUR patrons, so feel free to contact them if you are interested in partnering…

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No First Thursday in Dec and Jan

JP Centre/South Main Streets will not host a First Thursday ArtWalk for December or January. BUT there are plenty of great events happening in our business district. Please check our public calendar for information about community and retail events. You can also find out more on our Facebook and Twitter…

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