News & Articles featuring Arlington Center
April 10, 2018 - Featured Letter to the Editor in the Boston Globe discussing Arlington's vacant storefront bylaw: "How one Massachusetts town [Arlington] is tackling vacant storefronts."
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April 9, 2018 - Porchfest is happening, book your band, volunteer your porch or be apart of the experience. Learn more >
March 24, 2018 - Abilyn's Frozen Bakery opens. Read more >
Feb. 26, 2018 - The popular business Bagels By Us will be closing in March. Learn more >
Feb. 7, 2018 - Arlington's Chilly Cow Is Closed, Abilyn's Frozen Bakery To Open. Read more >
Feb. 5, 2018 - Arlington wins the Massachusetts Municipal Association Innovation Award for the Vacant Commercial and Industrial Property Registry bylaw. Learn more >
Jan. 2, 2018 - Upbeat Cycle opens at 6 Schouler Court in Arlington Center. Read more >
Dec. 29, 2017 - Mamadou's Bakery opens at 677 Mass Ave. Read more >
Dec. 2, 2017 - "Celebrate the Center" is held today, featuring local businesses with perks and discounts. Read more >
Nov. 29, 2017 - Support Arlington Center featured on local podcast hosted by Arlington Entrepreneurs. Listen now >
Nov. 28, 2017 - The CoLab @ Arlington--an educational innovation hub--receives $25,000 grant for collaborative work spaces. Read more >
Nov. 21, 2017 - Aiming for better safety for all, selectmen approve changes in Arlington Center.
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Nov. 16, 2017 - Help light up the Center: The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is calling for donations and tree dedications to help light up the town. Read more >
Oct. 16, 2017 - Vacant Storefront Bylaw is in effect and making a difference. Read more >
Sept 27, 2017 - Arlington Center empty storefronts are filling up with new businesses. Learn more >
Sept 26, 2017 - New restaurant called "478 Mass Ave" is coming to Arlington Center. Learn more >
Sept 13, 2017 - Visit Support Arlington Center at the Beer Garden! Learn more >
Sept 12, 2017 - Goals of the new by law for empty store fronts. Learn more >
Aug.t 22, 2017 - Beer garden coming to Arlington Center for Town Day. Learn more >
Aug. 2017 - Portal Crystal Gallery to open on September 23, 2017. Read more >
July 12, 2017 - YourArlington.com: Crystal Gallery and Wellness Space coming to Arlington Center
June 15, 2017 - Costume Company closes in Arlington Center after 25 years in business.
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May 12, 2017 - A new bakery to open in Arlington Center. Read more >
May 12, 2017 - Join the Summer Arts party! Arlington Center is having a summer arts Block Party - June 25, 2016, 11am - 4pm. Vendors sign up by May 30th! Learn more >
May 4, 2017 - Caffe Nero, located at 321 Broadway, will have a soft launch opening on Friday, May 5, 2017. Read more >
April 30, 2017 - Article Q & A: Could the Town use the money generated from parking meters and tickets towards beautifying Arlington Center? Town Meeting is voting on Warrant Article 26 titled, "Parking Benefits Districts." Review a Q&A created by Pat Hanlon, Town Meeting Member 5th Precinct
April 14, 2017 - New restaurant named "Twyrl" will fill the empty storefront of Madrona Tree. Learn more >
March 30, 2017 - Meeting to discuss the community's priority improvements if a "parking benefit district" was created. 6pm, Common Ground. Learn more >
March 2017 - Noodle Market (previously Sweet Chili) has opened, at 420 Mass Ave.
Jan. 9, 2017 - Arlington Advocate: Home furnishing store becomes 16th vacant storefront in Arlington Center
Jan. 7, 2017 - Tula at 677 Mass Ave has closed its doors. Read more >
Dec. 28, 2016 - YourArlington.com: New Cycling Business coming to Arlington Center
Dec. 29, 2016 - Massachusetts Municipal Assocation: Arlington targets vacant commercial properties downtown
Dec. 4, 2016 - The Boston Globe: Will Arlington benefit from its new bylaw seeking to fill vacant storefronts? Support Arlington Center says YES.
Dec. 1, 2016 - First Lights at Whittemore Park co-hosted by the Chamber and the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum Learn more and Watch a video of the event >
Nov. 14, 2016 - Patch.com: Noodle Market planning to move into Sweet Chili's location, 470-472 Mass Ave.
Nov. 10. 2016 - Arlington Wicked Local: Tech incubator planned for empty building next to Arlington High
Nov. 1, 2016 - Arlington has hired a New Economic Development Coordinator. Learn more >
Oct. 19, 2016 - YourArlington.com: Polite "Mob" has [Artful] Heart
Oct. 19, 2016 - Vacant storefronts - Owners must now register their empty property and meet a set of detailed requirements. Read the finalized bylaw >
Oct. 15, 2016 - "Cash Mob" at Artful Heart followed by Common Ground was a big success! Read the story by YourArlington.com
Oct. 10, 2016 - Arlington Wicked Local: Cash Mob coming to Artful Heart
Sept. 28, 2016 - Tony's All Sport Barber shop's move illuminates small biz struggles
Sept. 28, 2016 - Metered parking coming to Arlington Center by October 2016
Sept. 27, 2016 - YourArlington.com: Proposed storefront effort by town, citizens asks landlords to register
Sept. 23, 2016 - Caffe Nero to move into the CVS space in Arlington Center. Learn more >
Sept. 23, 2016 - Arlington Wicked Local: Arlington Center rebuild plans revealed
Sept. 20, 2016 - Arlington Wicked Local: Group [Support Arlington Center] hopeful about key Arlington Center vacancy
Sept. 17, 2016 - Support Arlington Center was represented at the Department of Planning and Community Development booth at Town Day. Learn more >
Sept. 12, 2016 - Would you be interested in participating in a cash mob hosted by Support Arlington Center? A cash mob consists of a group of people who "mob" a selected local business to buy items and show the community's support. Fill out our survey >
Sept. 9, 2016 - Arlington Cable News story on Support Arlington Center - Watch video.
Sept. 1, 2016 - Elite Freestyle Karate plans to move into the 5 Medford Street location of what was Wild Child. Read more.
August 18, 2016 - Tony's All-Sport Barbershop will be opening up in the old Coyote Impressions space at 721 Mass Ave on Friday August 19.
August 11, 2016 - Arlington Wicked Local: Health Food eatery coming to minuteman bike path
August 8, 2016 - Arlington Wicked Local: How the power of Magic Dragon Comics' fans helps it thrive
August 3, 2016 - YourArlington.com: Are landlords squeezing store owners with larger plans in mind?
August 2, 2016 - Arlington Entrepreneurs: The cost of doing business
August 1, 2016 - Patch.com: Arlington Eyes Potential Fine Structure for Landlords with Vacant Storefronts
August 1, 2016 - Boston Globe: Residents pressure Arlington Center Landlords to fill growing vacant storefronts
August 1, 2016 - Arlington Wicked Local: Arlington Center CVS could take 12 months to fill
July 31, 2016 - The beloved Madrona Tree has closed its doors. Read more.
July 27, 2016 - Arlington Center for the Arts will be moving to Arlington Center in 2017.
July 27, 2016 - Arlington Advocate: Town considering fining some landlords with vacant storefronts
July 15, 2016 - Boston's Hidden Restaurants: La Victoria Taqueria
July 11, 2016 - YourArlington.com article: Residents' energy aims to spur town to fill Center's emptiness
July 9, 2016 - Wild Child located at 5 Medford Street is closing its doors as of July 10, 2016.
July 1, 2016 - Helena's won the "Best of Boston" award for Best Women's Boutique, West, 2016
June 30, 2016 - Advocate Article: "Vacant Arlington storefronts have deep causes"
June 21, 2016 - YourArlington.com article: "Ideas unveiled aimed at refreshing Mass. Ave. in the Center"
June 20, 2016 - Messi, Argentina soccer team enjoy ‘special celebration’ at Tango Restaurant
August 25, 2015 - Boston.com article: Need a knight in shinning armor? The Costume Company has it.
Listen to podcast interview with Support Arlington Center
Arlington Entrepreneurs interviewed co-founder Alyssa Clossey in Nov. 2017 about the importance of small business shopping and how Support Arlington Center was formed.
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Arlington Cable News featured a story on Support Arlington Center
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