Celebrate Galentine’s Day with Wine & Chocolate Tour in JP

Wine and chocolate. It's hard to go wrong on Galentine's Day with those two aphrodisiacs. Yes, Galentine's Day. Galentine's Day was created by Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation to celebrate female friendship on the day before Valentine's Day. JP Centre/South Main Streets is helping you celebrate Galentine's Day with a wine and chocolate tour, and other special local treats on a Feb.


Polka Dog Bakery and Boomerangs Win Holiday Decorations Contest

Ninety-two Jamaica Plain businesses on Centre and South streets have holiday decorations this year and the Polka Dog Bakery and Boomerangs won first and second in a local holiday decorations contest. Three judges decided the winners of the Jamaica Plain Business & Professional Association Business District Holiday Decorations Contest for the 2016 holiday season after checking out storefronts on two days in mid-December. The businesses were awarded points in three categories: most artistic, most festive, and most inviting to customers. The points for each business were added -- and the winners are:
$50.00 winner for first prize - Polka Dog Bakery (42 South Street)
$30.00 winner for second prize - Boomerangs (716 Centre Street)

$20.00 winners
McCormack & Scanlan (68 South Street)
40 South (40 South Street)
Salmagundi (765 Centre Street)
Station 8 Salon (761 Centre Street)
JP Seafood (730 Centre Street)
Cobwebs (703 Centre Street)
On Centre (676 Centre Street)
Boing! JP's Toy Shop (667 Centre Street)
Blue Frog Bakery (3 Green Street)
Fancy Schmancy (610 Centre Street)
Caramelo Clothing Company (606 Centre Street)
New Leaf Flores (601 Centre Street)