Sunday, March 3, 2013
Readers provided their opinions on what businesses they'd like to see in the neighborhood.
Earlier in the week, Jamaica Plain Patch asked readers what type of business they would like to see move into the space that used to belong to the now-shuttered Cafe Society, a clothing store at 606 Centre St. Before Jamaica Plain Patch revealed that a locally-owned men's clothing store, Caramelo Clothing, would be moving in toward the end of March, readers had several suggestions about what they would like to see fill the space. Reader Heavy D Up In The Limousine said: "Dying for a theater of some kind..." Reader Guy Pondside said: "How about a clothing store that DOESN'T sell used clothing?" Reader Karen said: Bagels.... What type of business would you like to see added to the business sector of Jamaica Plain? Add to the conversation in…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Jamaica Plain Patch got an answer to the questions posed earlier this week.
The doors are locked at Café Society, formerly a women’s clothing store at 606 Centre St., and though readers had plenty of suggestions for the new business, it turns out there’s already one planned for the space: a men’s clothing store. Caramelo Clothing will open at the space sometime in late March, according to owner Carolina Tejedor-Meyers, but it could be sooner. “We have a countdown clock on the website,” she said in a phone interview, “It’s nerve wracking.” She said the store will specialize in men's clothing and accessories. Tejedor-Meyers is a first-time clothing storeowner, but a long time Jamaica Plain resident. She lives just down the street from the location, and has been in Jamaica Plain for 12 years. She is originally from …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The vintage clothing store was on Centre Street for nine months before it recently closed.
Café Society, a vintage clothing store at 606 Centre St., has closed its doors. The store moved to the neighborhood last May, according to the Jamaica Plain Gazette. The store was part of the Oona chain of stores located in Cambridge. There was some talk last week that another clothing store is moving into the space, but Jamaica Plain Patch has yet to confirm. What sort of business would you like to see added to Centre Street? Leave your opinion in the comments.