Boing! JP’s Toy Shop on Boston 25!

Boing! Toy Shop

Did you happen to catch Kim Mitchell and Boing! Toy Shop on Boston 25 News? The news program covered the effects of Toys R’ Us’ closing on smaller retailers such as Boing! on December 17, 2018. Watch it here!

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Hatched on Chronicle

Hatched on tv

Two local businesses were recently featured on WCVB 5’s Chronicle, hatched and The Blue Frog Bakery! Liz Vittori-Koch of hatched discussed her shop and merchandise, with a special spotlight on the life-size rocking horse currently on view! Brad Brown of the Blue Frog Bakery, and JP Centre/South Main Streets Board…

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JP Holiday Stroll was LIT!

Board Member Brad Brown with Holiday Guests!

It turned out to be a great day for a Holiday Stroll on Saturday, Dec 1! So many events took place throughout the district, capped off with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus on the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour. Our tree at Monument Square is LIT and we’ll see…

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Small Biz Sat and #plasticfree – KIND of a big deal

Volunteers and Energy

Thank you to all who made it out to our Welcome Table for Small Business Saturday, November 24. Volunteers were manning the table from 12 to 4 PM in front of JP Licks. Shoppers who made it to the welcome table received a free canvas tote, while supplies lasted. We…

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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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Community CleanUp and Daffodil Planting

Centre/South Community Clean Up and Daffodil Planting

Help us keep the community looking good. We need volunteers to help us clean along Centre and South Streets, and to plant daffodils in various locations. We will meet at 9am at three locations. Please join the location closest to you: Curley Parking Lot (Spring Park and Centre St) –…

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First Thursday Events? Get them on the StriveOn app!

StriveOn and JP Centre/South Main Streets

Are you planning a First Thursday event for November 1? Be sure to get your business and event listed on the StriveOn app. JP Centre/South Main Streets is administering this app in lieu of the printed First Thursday ArtWalk maps. The StriveOn app allows for a much more interactive and…

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