Monthly Archives: August 2014

2014 Independent Business Survey

The following summary extract from the 2014 Independent Business Survey summarizes the fundamental reason we exist as an organization: “The Local First movement is influencing buying habits. A large majority of businesses located in cities with an active Local First … Continue reading

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Ethel Weiss Week

PROCLAMATION IN CELEBRATION OF ETHEL WEISS WHEREAS      August 23, 2014 marks Ethel Weiss’s 100th Birthday WHEREAS      Since January, 1939, Ethel Weiss and Irving’s Toy and Card Shop have served, mentored, and befriended generations of Brookline young people WHEREAS      Brookline Local First is a network of … Continue reading

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Brookline’s 2014 Best-of-Boston Winners

The much-ballyhooed annual Best-of-Boston issue from Boston Magazine is out and Brookline is very well represented! Led by Brookline Local First Members Brookline Booksmith , The Children’s Bookshop , Clear Flour Bread , and Magic Beans , there were (your author might have missed a winner or two combing through … Continue reading

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