Wondering why Boston is going plastic-free?

Plastic Free in Jp

If you’re wondering why Boston has enacted their plastic bag ordinance, here’s a good video that explains the recycling process, and how single-use plastic bags can cause problems within it. Let’s go #plasticfree in JP FIRST IN BOSTON! Start shopping today with reusable bags. This includes takeout at restaurants, and…

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Plastic-free in JP!

Plastic Free in Jp

Let’s go #plasticfree in JP – FIRST IN BOSTON! To promote the new plastic free ordinance in Boston, JP Centre/South Main Streets is asking businesses and residents to go #plasticfree for your holiday shopping by Small Business Saturday®, November 24. Jamaica Plain can lead the way with the plastic bag ban!…

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Curley Parking Lot is Looking Good!!

MANY, many, many thanks to Ken Dietz and Hilary Law who put in hours of work at the municipal parking lot at the corner of Centre and Spring Park Ave, pruning the trees, as part of our Community CleanUp on November 4. Their work helps create a prettier and SAFER…

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Collage of Growlers

To recap the week that we have had in Jamaica Plain: Growler Gala and Auction – October 25, 2018 This was our annual fundraiser held at Loring Greenough House. We featured a live and silent auction for donated items, along with beer from Turtle Swamp Brewery, cocktails with Bully Boy…

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Congratulations to the Best of JP 2018 Winners!

purple cactus mural

The Jamaica Plain Gazette has just named their Best of JP Winners and we are excited that so many of them hail from our Centre/South district! Congratulations to all of the winners and keep up the good work! Friendliest Business – Fresh Hair Lunch – Purple Cactus Dinner – Vee Vee Latin American…

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Video of Mayor On Main!

The Mayor’s Office made a video of their Mayor on Main tour (Day 3), and featured JP Centre/South Main Streets! We are so excited to be a part of the tour, and to recognize our Business of the Year, Fresh Hair, and our Volunteer of the Year, Kacy Hughes. Many…

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Mayor On Main 2018

Mayor on Main Boston Main Streets Awards

On Tuesday, July 10, Mayor Marty Walsh visited JP Centre/South Main Streets to award our Business of the Year and Volunteer of the Year! He walked the district and visited a few of our South Street businesses, including Juicygreens, Fiore Bakery, FOCUS Real Estate, Monumental Cupcakes, and Fresh Hair! Congratulations…

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New Businesses on Centre Street

Soup Shack Signage

Welcome to two new businesses that have opened on Centre Street! Soup Shack – 779 Centre Street   Cacao – 660B Centre Street We can’t wait to see what great products and service that they will bring the Centre/South business corridor.

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LuMeNet Continues!

LuMeNet Meeting

Thank you to all who attended our LuMeNet program! We had a great session with Courtney Pong of ComedySportz Boston, who led a workshop on improving AND improvising the “elevator pitch.” Applied Improvisation is a great tool for businesses and teams as it takes some guiding principles in Improvisation and…

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Mayor’s Coffee Hour in Jamaica Plain

May 31 2018 Coffee Hour with the Mayor

Yesterday Mayor Marty Walsh stopped by Mozart Park to meet and greet residents in Jamaica Plain. With him were representatives from several city departments, as well as our district and at-large councillors, Matt O’Malley and Annissa Essaibi-George. The Mayor spoke about the Main Streets districts and the work that we…

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