Ride the JP Festival Trolley!

JP Festival Trolley

This year, JP Centre/South Main Streets presents the JP Festival Trolley, a free trolley that will span the district and Jamaica Plain. This feature is made possible by a grant from the Boston Main Streets Foundation.

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First Thursday and Food …

May First Thursday Image

In May, our First Thursday Scavenger Hunt will feature six food businesses in the district. Each location will then offer you a free treat or sample to reward you for finding the location and answering the trivia questions! The fun starts Thursday, May 2, at 5pm. Be sure to get on the hunt right away, as some locations might run out of the tasty treats!

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Thank you, Scavenger Hunters and Huntees(?)

First Thursday Scavenger Hunt

A VERY BIG THANK YOU to our participating Scavenger Hunt businesses (below) as well as all of the other businesses with First Thursday events. If you’re looking for the answers to the trivia questions, they are …

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Happy 15th, Blue Frog Bakery!

Mayor Walsh and Brad Brown

On Saturday, March 23, 2019, the Blue Frog Bakery celebrated their 15th Anniversary with a big party, cake, and mimosas! Mayor Marty Walsh was on hand to cut the cake. The Mayor, City Councillor Matt O’Malley, State Representative Liz Malia, and State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz shared some words about the longevity of this business.

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April First Thursday – CREATE

In April, our First Thursday Scavenger Hunt theme is CREATE – each of the locations will help you find your inner artist! Download the StriveOn app and click the “Scavenger Hunt” tile to see a map of the locations. Once you near the locations, trivia questions will pop up! Answer the…

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RENEW on March First Thursday with our Scavenger Hunt!

March First Thursday Graphic

The Scavenger Hunt continues for March First Thursday! Our theme will be RENEW – each of the locations will offer some aspect of renewal, whether it’s mind, body, or soul.

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LuMeNet recap!

LuMeNet with Sponsors and Logos

Many thanks to the attendees of this month’s LuMeNet series. This bi-monthly series meets at the JP Branch Library for an informal discussion of mentoring and networking for small business owners and entrepreneurs. It is always open and free to the public, with free lunch provided!

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First Thursday Scavenger Hunt Launch

First Thursday Scavenger Hunt

A very big THANK YOU to our Scavenger Hunt businesses for helping us launch this new event. We hope you had a great time getting to know the businesses and earning your prizes! Shout out to: J.P. Licks Streetcar Wine & Beer Cacao On Centre Faith’s Naturals and Cloud 9…

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February First Thursday Scavenger Hunt!

Logo for First Thursday Scavenger Hunt

This year, our First Thursday event will be a SCAVENGER HUNT with StriveOn, JP’s Mobile App. Download the app to your smartphone, and click the tile for First Thursday Scavenger Hunt. Follow the clues to find the participating businesses. You’ll be rewarded with special discounts and/or treats!

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LuMeNet February Meeting

LuMeNet with Sponsors and Logos

Our next Lunch for Mentoring and Networking meeting will be on Thursday, February 14, 12:30-2:30pm, at the JP Branch Library. This meeting is free and open to the public, and lunch is provided. We know it will be Valentine’s Day, but it’s the perfect time to share the love amongst…

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