Spring Seasonings 2014

Thanks very much to everyone who attended the 2014 edition of “Spring Seasonings: A Taste of Newton & Needham” on May 5 at the Newton Marriott. More than 500 people sampled culinary creations from 40 of Newton’s and Needham’s finest restaurants under one roof, plus extensive wine tasting and...

Needham parking meters now take mixed coin

Effective March 28, 2014 motorists may now purchase on-street parking time with mixed coins. A nickel will grant five minutes parking time, a dime will grant ten minutes of parking time, and a quarter will grant 30 minutes of parking time. Most on-street parking is limited to two hours. Meters are in effect...

Statement on Newton’s proposed plastic bag ban

Chamber of Commerce President Greg Reibman presented the following statement to Newton’s Programs and Services Committee on March 19 in response to a proposed ban on plastic bags. The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce has a long history of environmental activism. We promote green products and...

Your logo here?

Or perhaps you’d like to place a promotional gift, coupon or brochure inside? The Chamber’s most-anticipated and largest community event of the year, “Spring Seasonings: A Taste Newton and Needham” returns to the Newton Marriot on May 5.   Our exclusive Dine Local Newton-Needham...

Wrap up your shopping! Arts Stroll & Shop Take 2.

Wrap up your Christmas Shopping at the Arts Stroll & Shop… Take Two! Thursday, December 19 in Newton Centre Merchants and restaurants open until 8pm+Live music and art galleries begin at 5pm Join us to finish (or start) your shopping!Rather than saying “bah humbug” to Sunday’s...

Shop Local Weekend: Grand Events in Newton & Needham!

‘Tis the weekend for shopping local at Newton’s Arts Stroll & Shop and Needham’s Holiday Stroll! Both events feature local shops, restaurants, musicians, artists. Don’t miss these wonderful wintertime traditions! All the cheer happens this weekend, Friday, December 13 –...

Dec. 14: Needham prepares for the Holiday Stroll

I hope many of you were able to enjoy this year’s exciting Blue Tree Lighting on Saturday, November 30th, which was a fun-filled event with entertainment and activities.  For those of you who couldn’t make it, I encourage you to Discover Needham and Shop Local First by attending this year’s Holiday Stroll....

Arts Stroll & Shop Participants

Newton Cultural Alliance’s Arts Stroll & Shop, sponsored by THE STREET, is a three-day, three-village celebration hosted by local businesses and artists to make your holiday shopping merrier! Enjoy store specials, giveaways, tastings, demos, pop-up art galleries, spontaneous performances and more....

Get ready for Shop Local Weekend, Dec. 13-15

Button up your coat, put on your winter hat, grab your friends and family, and step into Newton’s and Needham’s versions of a Norman Rockwell painting. From Friday, Dec. 13 through Sunday, Dec. 15, the Newton-Needham Chamber, Newton Cultural Alliance and Needham Merchants Association will be collaborating...

Does shopping local mean banking local?

By Eric R. Morse:    Recently, I had the great pleasure of addressing the Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce and their guests at the Annual Achievement Breakfast held at the Needham Sheraton. My remarks followed those of Newton’s  Mayor, Setti Warren, as well as those of Dan Mathews, Chairman of Needham...

Nov. 12: Networking at Pottery Barn

Join the Chamber’s Women in  Networking Committee for a morning of networking and browsing at a private reception at the Pottery Barn.  Light refreshments will be served.  Men are welcome.  Tues. Nov. 12, 8:30-10 a.m.The Street 55 Boylston St Chestnut Hill Free    WIN is sponsored...

Piccadilly Square celebrates 40 years

In the back corner of Newton Centre, along Union Street where the original H. H. Richardson-designed train station still stands, Piccadilly Square opened 40 years ago this fall. A few tenants have been located in Piccadilly Square since its inception, including Rosenfeld’s Bagels.  The present owner,...

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