News & Articles featuring Arlington Center
December 15, 2020 - Arlington announces a new program that will provide assistance to small businesses that have been impacted by the economic instability caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Working capital assistance and/or technical assistance will be awarded to eligible Arlington businesses to support operations through this difficult time. Read more about the program and application timelines.
June 23, 2020 - Arlington's Tango Restaurant Closing After 18 Years. Read more >
June 12, 2020 - Arlington Farmers' Market Reopens: Health Guidelines To Know. Read more >
May 1, 2020 - Abilyn’s Frozen Bakery, the ice cream shop that specialized in frozen cakes and desserts, has closed after 14 years. Read more >
February 10, 2020 - Retro Burger closing after 7 years, to be replace by new restaurant. Read more >
October 31, 2019 - Trick or treating at Arlington businesses from 3-5pm. Read more >
September 2019 - Computer Cafe closes after 23 years in business. Read more >
September 2019 - CBD Store Opens In Long-Vacant Arlington Center Storefront, located at 460 Mass Ave. Learn more >
June 2019 - Two new Arlington Center businesses opened in July 2019 -- Butternut Bakehouse and Jose's.
April 24, 2019 - Aeronaut Arlington beer garden will run again in Whittemore Park starting June 1, 2019. Read more >
March 5, 2019 - On the bubble: Bubble Nation brings authentic bubble tea to Arlington. Read more >
Feb. 19, 2019 - Coming this April, Abbott's Frozen Custard will open at 311 Broadway in Arlington Center. Abbott's Frozen Custard is now hiring managers and supervisors for this Arlington Center location. Don't delay an opportunity to work at this gourmet frozen custard establishment. Contact email@example.com for more information about Arlington job opportunities at Abbott's. Join their Facebook page and visit their website.
January 24, 2019 - Butternut Bakehouse, a new business is soon coming to the Center! Read more >
June 26, 2018 - Summer beer garden is coming to Arlington Center. Read more >
June 25, 2018 - Aeronaut's press release: Launching Beer Garden on July 7 and more.
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June 12, 2018 - Could a beer garden come to Arlington Center for the summer months? Read the latest news. Read more >
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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