small businesses

Scout Archives: Cambridge Plastic Bag Ban Passes 8-1

For the last days of June we’re going to share our favorite stories and pictures from Scout’s decade of local reporting. We need you to share those stories alongside your favorites. And then we need you to stand for Scout by becoming a member. Here’s one from March 31st, 2015! — Cambridge just became the largest city on […]


Students Launch Volunteer Service to Help Small Businesses

In 2019, Cambridge-based student Daniel Wang helped a local barber build a website. Since then, he has been interested in connecting students with small businesses in need of support—but hasn’t always known how to put this idea into practice. That changed when the coronavirus outbreak began.  “When the coronavirus crisis hit, that was when I […]


Neighborhoods Collaborate On Grassroots Relief for Main Streets Report

It’s no surprise that small businesses are being hit—hard—by social distancing policies. Many have announced closures, while others have tried to transition to virtual models of their product. Some restaurants are temporarily shuttering, others are trying to lean on take-out and delivery—perhaps even for the first time. But a common thread throughout all of these efforts is the […]


Small Business Choco-palooza Weekend!

EHChocolatier Artisan Chocolates (Best of Boston 2019) will be kicking off their holiday season on November 30 to December 1 weekend in celebration of Small Business Saturday (plus Sunday)!  Their shelves will be filled with holiday bonbons, their famous peppermint bark, gingerbread caramels, and all their beautiful, delicious and gift worthy treats!  As well, they’ll […]


Scale Up! What You Need to Know to Grow Your Food Business

Scaling your small food business can be a lot of work. Join Dr. Michele Pfannestiel of Dirigo Food Safety to understand the mindset you need to ensure success as you scale. Learn who regulates what and how, how to manage your mind for success, the difference between cooking and manufacturing, the successful components of a […]


The uNsbn #SmallNizBuffet (FREE)

The next #SmallBizBuffet will be at Royal East restaurant in Central Square at 792 Main Street in Cambridge, MA. A FREE monthly networking event, co-hosted by Urban NYCHE Marketing, Inc, the Brent S. Harding Co. and Pabian & Russell, LLC. Held 4th Wednesdays in Central Square, Cambridge, MA. A Networking Event for Small Business This free networking […]