local business

Something Ventured: Central Square Florist

Family-owned Central Square Florist has been a cornerstone to the square for decades, catering to the local community since 1929. But the voice of the small, colorful shop has evolved in recent years as ownership has been passed down to a member of the family’s youngest generation, Jackie Levine. Central Square Florist, which Levine’s grandfather’s […]


2017 Holiday Glass Sale

Almost Perfect Glass and the Sherman Street Artists invite you to our 2017 Holiday Glass Sale! Stop by to watch live glass-blowing demos and browse a beautiful collection of hand-blown and leaded glass, ornaments and jewelry. Join us at our Friday Fundraiser to support the Women Working forOceans (W2O). Avoid the shopping crowds on Saturday […]


How Sweet it Is: Spindler Confections to Open Brick-and-Mortar Shop

The sweet tooths of Greater Boston have almost literally eaten poor Jeremy Spindler out of house and home. They candy maker behind Spindler Confections has become a staple at area farmers markets since he started making small-batch sweets out of his residential kitchen in 2012—but he’s become a little too popular for his own good. “The business has […]