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Welcome to St. Mark's Area Main Street! SMAMS was designated as one of Boston's Main Street Districts in the summer of 1999. We are a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) corporation that brings together local businesses, residents, neighborhood organizations and community partners to strengthen the St. Mark's Area business district and the entire community. Our commercial district includes more than 100 businesses in almost 400,000 square feet of commercial and institutional space, and serves more than 30,000 residents, workers and commuters. We invite you to join us in our efforts to make the SMAMS district an even better place to live, work, and play!

Latest News

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Beautification Plan Community Meeting: Wednesday, July 23

If you can think all the way back to last November when SMAMS had our Community Visioning meeting, one of the major topics of conversation was beautification.  SMAMS has since partnered with COGDesign, an organization providing pro-bono landscape design services, to help us develop a

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Get ready for the 2014 farmers’ market!

It’s time once again to announce the return of the Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers’ Market. Opening day is just 10 days away! On Friday, June 20 from 3-7pm we’ll kick off our best market season yet. Please join us for a great celebration with

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Walk Audit Follow-Up

Peabody Square Area Pedestrian Improvement Session Tuesday June 24, 6-7:30pm In April, St. Mark’s Area Main Street held a Walk Audit with Walk Boston.  Participants learned about best practices for making neighborhoods welcoming and safe for pedestrians.  Then the group

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UPDATE: Dorchester Bike Festival moved to Rain Date

Due to the weather forecast tomorrow, the Dorchester Bike Festival has been MOVED to its rain date, Sunday April 27. Please help get the word out! See you Sunday, 9am-12noon.