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Bobby Mac the Knife's mobile sharpening returns this Friday Farmers Market! Sharpen up your dull knives🔪 scissors ✂️ or even lawnmower blades from 3-7pm this week. Bobby can return your utensils to razor sharp while you shop. Look for Bobby's van in #PeabodySquare and see bobbymactheknife.com for information on services and prices. If you have a large item (lawn mower blades) please arrive early to ensure same day service!
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Join us this Friday for our Seniors Market! Our vendors this week will have a special focus on our elders and anyone 65 and up can enter our raffle to win a #FarmersMarket prize pack at the market table. This week, join us at the market for: 👵🏼 Aging in Boston, Harbor Health Services, Inc., and Standish Village will all be with providing resources and information on aging, nutrition, and health. 🔪Bobby Mac's Mobile Sharpening LLC. truck will sharpen your knives & blades 🎸 Entertainment from Eric Royer's One Man band who'll create fun tunes on a Guitar Machine and banjo! Our entertainment this this week is sponsored by 🌿 Back to Life Chiropractic & Wellness! This and every week, we'll have: 🥕 Spring Brook Farm of Littleton selling heirloom tomatoes, beans, squash, eggs, Carlisle Honey, preserves, meat, and more! 🥔 Sibling Organic Farm selling veggies and Asian greens 🥖 Fornax Bread Company with boules, baguettes, baguette, batards, and twists. 🐟 EverGreen Delivery offering Red's Best fish from local dayboat fishermen including Tuna, Striped Bass, Halibut and Scallops as well as Boston Smoked Fish Co products including Bluefish Pate and Salmon Bacon. You can pre-order at evergreendelivery.bike 🧘🏾♀️ 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness Yoga in Peabody Square, 4-5pm. Bring water, a Yoga Mat and a towel. 🍽️ Our #SummerEats site serving free, healthy meals to Kids and Teens 4-5:30pm at the Market.
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You heard it here: #Harvard was a consolation prize. ;-) 11 Little Known Facts about #CambMA via Cambridge Historical Commission http://www.cambridgema.gov/historic/cambridgehistory/elevenfacts
2 Media mentions Multiple locations
4 days ago
Our guest Greater Ashmont Main Street #smallbiz STYLLISTIK salon with her own formula hair care products are at the market today!
4 days ago
It's Friday Farmers Market Day! For all of today's offerings, check out our weekly calendar at tinyurl.com/afmcal See you at the Market on the MBTA Ashmont/Peabody Square Station Plaza, 3-7pm!
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Do you ride @MBTA buses? Check out the Better Bus Project #boston #CambMA #publictransit #masstransit https://www.mbta.com/projects/better-bus-project
5 days ago
Join us this summer at the Ashmont Farmers Market for free meals! 🌞 All kids under 18 are welcome at our #SummerEatsMA site to sit and eat with us this Friday 4-5:30pm! #healthymeals #healthychildren
5 days ago
Do you #recycle right? Tips from City of Cambridge Department of Public Works (Official) & MassDEP. https://youtu.be/tabMxnrPSNE
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With two weeks left in our Yoga in Peabody Square series with 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness, it's not too late to get limber. Join us Friday, 4-5pm for a free class suitable for all ages in front of the Ashmont Grill! 🧘🏻♀️🧘🏾♂️ Bring a mat and your water!
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Discover STYLLISTIK at this Friday Farmers Market. This fabulous Greater Ashmont Main Street salon specializes in natural hair styles and products. Stop by to get your hair questions answered and purchase their custom hydration oils to condition, moisturize, and give your hair a shine! Friday, 3-7pm
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We're excited to welcome the Boston Cyclists Union #BikeToMarket program to Peabody Square this Friday Farmers Market! BCU will be providing basic bike consultation and maintenance at the market. Of course, you can always head across the street to Ashmont Cycles for major repairs or for a new set of wheel. Roll on over the market, 3-7pm.
Why shop at the #FarmersMarket? Of course, you're getting fresh, local food, but that's only the beginning! https://www.pps.org/article/the-benefits-of-public-markets
Thanks for the shoutout UMass Boston Community Relations! We appreciate your support!
Curious about the red flags installed at the Harvard Science Center plaza? https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/06/artistic-canopy-creates-comfort-zone-in-science-center-plaza/
What's posted to this compelling bulletin board outside of the Sacramento Street Community Garden (hint: a surprising history of the field)? Come find out and celebrate the opening of Sacramento Field on Wednesday, July 11 at 5:30 PM - http://agassiz.org/2018/06/sacramento-field-celebration/
Elhurst Milked at the farmers market with vegan milk samples!
Up next in Chandler Gallery: Family of Origin: Work by Merill Comeau July 9 – August 3, 2018 Join us for the reception on Thursday, July 12, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, and meet the artist, Merill Comeau, at her Artist Talk on= Thursday, August 2, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Merill Comeau Explores Community and Identity Through Textile Creations
Summer showers can't keep us down. The forecast looks like rain, but the farmers market is on. Dodge the drizzle and come out to support our vendors, 3-7pm! ☔️☔️
Travel a few neighborhoods over and you can learn about the history of the Caribbean community in The Port. Check it out on Monday, July 9, 6:30 PM & Saturday, July 14 at 10:30 am. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caribbean-community-in-the-port-history-cafe-3-and-walking-tour-tickets-46766609187 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caribbean-community-in-the-port-walking-tour-tickets-47089168972
Potbelly Sandwich Shop (1 Porter Rd.): The Chicago-based sandwich chain has other local locations, including one in Downtown Boston.
Wok N’ Roll (1908 Massachusetts Ave., Porter Square, Cambridge): The Chinese restaurant had been around for over two decades.This article has 19 other Boston locations (Show)
Cafe Juiceup (1290 Blue Hill Ave., Mattapan, Boston): Juices, smoothies, and more.
Cava (669 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): This is the fourth local outpost for the DC-based fast-casual Mediterranean chain. Next, it’ll open in Cambridge’s Kendall Square.
Gypsy Place Coffee and Juice Bar (90 Hampshire St., Cambridge): A 20-seat cafe with juice, smoothies, breakfast sandwiches, and more.
Pavement Coffeehouse (415 Western Ave., Brighton, Boston): The seventh location for the local cafe chain is also home to a coffee roasting facility and commissary kitchen.
Rabottini’s Pizza (182 Western Ave., Lower Allston, Boston): What started as a one-day-a-week pop-up inside of a Cambridge bagel shop is now a free-standing, five-day-a-week pop-up (expected to last through the fall), serving pizza, salads, and a few flavors of Gracie’s Ice Cream.
Revival Cafe & Kitchen (125 Cambridgepark Dr., Alewife, Cambridge): This is the first of three new projects — two Revivals and one beer hall called Mothership — from Steve “Nookie” Postal (Commonwealth, Crema Cafe) and Liza Shirazi (Crema Cafe). Coffee, sandwiches, and more.
Sassafras (688 Broadway, Ball Square, Somerville): Eat at Jumbo’s has been reborn into a fully vegetarian (and mostly vegan) operation.
Soleil (2306 Washington St., Roxbury, Boston): Southern-influenced dining, with counter-service breakfast and lunch (lots of sandwiches) and full-service dinner.
Soup Shack (779 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, Boston): A pan-Asian soup shop, featuring everything from pho to ramen.
Sushi Today (1562 Tremont St., Mission Hill, Boston): Sushi and sashimi, with plenty of combos available.
Centre Street Cafe (669 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, Boston): The Centre Street team is revamping the Italian restaurant into a space-themed diner called Little Dipper, which could reopen in July.
Refuge Cafe (155 Brighton Ave., Allston, Boston): There was a false alarm a couple years ago, but now Refuge Cafe is really gone, leaving behind only a series of bizarre Facebook posts, as was its style.
Roost Bistro (259 Newbury St., Back Bay): This New American bistro closed after four years, but its sibling bakery next door, Patisserie on Newbury, remains open.
Ryles Jazz Club (212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge): After over 40 years, the Inman Square music venue and restaurant has shut down. The owners are focusing on their almost century-old deli across the street, S&S.
Stephi’s in Southie (130 Dorchester Ave., South Boston): In the wake of the joining of the hospitality groups behind the Stephanie’s restaurants, Met Back Bay, and others, one member of the Stephanie’s family, the five-year-old Stephi’s in Southie, has shut its doors.
The Wholy Grain (275 Shawmut Ave., South End, Boston): The neighborhood bakery and cafe, which had been open for eight years, will be replaced by a new Chilacates location.
Cappy’s Tavern (11 Wolcott Ct., Hyde Park, Boston): After eight decades, this classic dive bar will shut down in late July.
Intermission Tavern (228 Tremont St., Downtown Boston): This Theater District pub will shut down at some point in the near future, to be replaced by the Fourth Wall.
Redd’s in Rozzie (4257 Washington St., Roslindale, Boston): This Roslindale hotspot will close in July, with owner Charlie Redd citing changes in Boston’s liquor licensing system that would devalue his license.
Agassiz Baldwin Community and Maud Morgan Arts are closed today in observance of Independence Day.
Ashmont Farmers Market works hard to get fresh produce onto your plate without letting any go to waste! Each week, we donate leftover food to Daily Table, here in Dorchester. Other leftovers get used to feed the cows and chickens back on the farm! #zerowaste ♻️
Looks can be deceiving, but not at the Ashmont Farmers Market. When you shop locally grown produce the food actually tastes as great as it looks, you meet the farmers who grow your food, you help local our neighborhood economy and much more! Need more reasons to love our #local fruits and veggies? Check out this short list of 10 great reasons to shop at the Ashmont Farmers Market this upcoming Friday! #ShopLocal
Opening day at the Ashmont Farmers Market
Today's Entertainment Sponsor is 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness! Their support allows us to bring you Muhammad Seven & The Spring, live at the market today from 4-6:30pm. Come enjoy the Farmers Market and check out 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness offering yoga, massage and workshops focused on health and holistic wellbeing at their Washington Street studio. You can get a taste of 4CYW programming today with Yoga in Peabody Square, 4-5pm and chair massage at the market!
Who knows what day it is?!?! Your favorite Friday Farmers Market is back! Today in Peabody Square, 3-7pm
Portions of Sacramento Field are opening to the public (the grassy section is still in process 🌾) this summer. Come out and celebrate with your neighbors and the City of Cambridge on Wednesday, July 11, 5:30 to 7:30 PM. http://agassiz.org/2018/06/sacramento-field-celebration/
"If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together." The Ashmont Farmers Market couldn't happen without a community of supporters and volunteers. Sign up at the link below to help us create a vibrant space for our community to connect around fresh food. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19hFQr-13s40aVoNWGdrHdzAtRJXpG8PR9yPdnxlA9dU/edit?usp=sharing
23 White St., Cambridge, 617-492-4452, cambridgenaturals.com.This article has 6 other Boston locations (Show)
172 Newbury St., Boston, 617-236-6417 and 49 Brattle St., Cambridge, 617-547-0200, aesop.com.
172 Newbury St., Boston, 617-236-6417 and 49 Brattle St., Cambridge, 617-547-0200, aesop.com.
177 Newbury St., Boston, 617-530-1980, credobeauty.com.
65 Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston, 857-233-5211, and 53 Dartmouth St., Boston, 857-284-7078, follain.com.
121 Newbury St., Boston, 617-421-1212, fresh.com.
1362 Beacon St., Brookline, 617-264-7546, violetskinboutique.com.
We've got an amazing lineup coming at you for Opening Day this Friday Farmers Market. This and every week, we'll have: 🥕 Spring Brook Farm selling heirloom tomatoes, beans, squash, eggs, Carlisle Honey, preserves, meat, and more! 🥔 Sibling Organic Farm selling veggies and Asian greens 🥖 Fornax Bread Company will be available with boules, baguettes, baguette, batards, and twists. 🐟 EverGreen Delivery will be offering Red's Best fish from local dayboat fishermen including Tuna, Striped Bass, Halibut and Scallops as well as Boston Smoked Fish Co. pre-order at evergreendelivery.bike ♻️ City Compost offering information on their subscription-based composting service to neighborhood residents This week, you can also expect: 🇦🇷️ Del Sur selling delicious, fresh empanadas 🍩 The Ancient Bakers - MWDBE & SBA 8a Certified Certified with delicious, artisinal bakery products that are egg, dairy, cholesterol and trans fat free. 🍎 Dorchester Food Co-op with information on the co-op 💇🏾♀️ STYLLISTIK, a Greater Ashmont MS hair salon with custom hair-products and information on their services. 🍦 Boston Police Department (Official) C-11's Operation Hoodsie Van with FREE ice cream Also, enjoy 🎸Muhammad Seven & The Spring, an Iranian-American singer-songwriter from #Dorchester known for his narrative lyricism, 4-6:30 pm. 🧘🏾♀️ 4 Corners Yoga + Wellness kicks off our 4-week Yoga in Peabody Square series, 4-5pm. Bring water, a Yoga Mat and a towel. 🍽️ Our Summer Meal site will serve free, healthy meals to Kids and Teens 4-5:30pm at the Market. RSVP and invite a friend at Friday Farmers Market!
We're excited to welcome Muhammad Seven & The Spring to our opening Friday Farmers Market. Enjoy some tunes and get your veggies as we kick-off a new season at the Ashmont Farmers Market this Friday!
We are so excited to announce that we've been nominated for Best Community Classes in Scout Cambridge's 2018 Scout's Honored! Vote for us and your other fav local places in the Shopping and Services section! http://scoutcambridge.com/vote/
Did you know? In a typical grocery store, by the time produce reaches the shelves, on average it’s travelled 1,200 miles! That's a lot of gas 🚛🛣️. But when you shop at the Ashmont Farmers Market, you're buying produce 🥕🍅🥦from farms within a 35 mile radius! #Shoplocal
“Summer can be difficult for families when kids don’t get their breakfast and lunch from the school cafeteria. That’s why we’re going be at serving meals all summer long at Friday Farmers Market providing kids under 18 with free meals – so that no child goes hungry this summer. #SummerEatsMA”
Meanwhile, in the Harvard Science Center Plaza - https://www.flickr.com/photos/mackjay/27971965687/in/pool-72117537@N00 #publicart #CambMA
A Chinese restaurant in Cambridge’s Porter Square closed down recently after more than 20 years in business. Wok N’ Roll (1908 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge) has reportedly posted a “closed” sign in its storefront, while an online listing advertised the commercial space as available for rent.
Across the square, Chicago-based chain Potbelly Sandwich Shop (1 Porter Rd.) also shuttered, with a sign in the window directing customers to its remaining locations in...
As community agency connected to a public school bearing the name of an African-American educator and civic leader, we were interested to discover this article, shared with us by a friend: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/06/13/names-whose-time-has-come/gXMw3EbiEOAef9Are3HClI/story.html
The address for this now-closed location of Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Cambridge was 1 Porter Square, Cambridge, MA, 02140. The website for the chain can be found at http://www.potbelly.com/
Your favorite #farmersmarket is back next Friday, June 29! Would you help us get the word out by hanging a few of our fancy poster up in the places you work, shop, and play? Posters available for pick up at the Greater Ashmont Main Street office!
The address for this now-closed dining spot in Porter Square was: Wok N' Roll, 1908 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02140.
The Backyard Block Party was such a treat for us to host, and hopefully a pleasure for community members to attend. We are rich with photos and wonderful memories --here's a few. If you weren't able to join us, maybe we'll see you next June? 😁
"Culture is not a mere afterthought or an add-on, but a key contributor to urban economic growth. But in fueling neighborhood growth and development, it has also played a role in rising housing prices, contributing to gentrification." - http://bit.ly/2JQfCVF
We want YOU to volunteer for the Ashmont Farmers Market! Volunteering is fun and a great way to give back to the community. Our market couldn't happen without the dedicated volunteers who help us set up, tear down, process transactions, and distribute meals week-in and out. Add your name to the list below!
EveryBlock collects 19 types of news in Boston — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 1962-1994 Massachusetts Ave.