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Upham's Corner Online

Volume I
No. 3
9/10/2010

Feature Article: Rainbow Grand Opening

Posted: Monday, September 6, 2010
Nancy J. Conrad
Look! It's a Rainbow!

Think about adorning Dudley Street with a bouquet of vibrant, colorful and fresh wedding flowers.

Or better still, think of the most beautiful cascade of colors you can imagine as the sun's rays are refracted through the rain drops in the sky. "Look! It's a rainbow."

Now you can say: "Look! It's a rainbow." every time you pass by 745 Dudley Street in Upham's Corner.

The new Rainbow is a moderately priced clothing store -- women's, junior, kids and plus sizes and shoes. It is a national chain with over 1000 stores nationwide headquartered in Brooklyn, NY. 

In the Boston area alone there are 14 stores including Grove Hall, American Legion Hwy., Mattapan, Hyde Park, Martin Luther King Blvd. and Morrissey Boulevard. Their two newest stores are here in Upham's Corner and Jamaica Plain, both opening the last week of August 2010.

We were invited inside on Thursday, August 26, 2010 a couple hours before the Grand Opening. Jerry Caslar is the exuberant and enthusiastic District Manager. He along with everybody else was smiling and having a great time.

It was so enjoyable to be in the store. Employees seemed to know exactly what to do to prepare for the opening. [more]

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Rainbow Grand Opening Photos

Lots more photos inside the store showing the extent of fashion merchandising that Rainbow does so well. Photos

New Series a Matter of Pride

Members throughout our community are  making a big difference in the appearance of Upham's Corner.

Our new series "Upham's Corner Trees & Gardens" is a focus on the beautiful "green" in our neighborhoods, but it also reflects the strong presence of personal and community pride.  Story and photos

Vandalism at H&R Block

Front window of H&R Block damaged by rock - some funny details. Story and photos

Letters to the Editor

Feedback and comments from our readers.Read letters

Advisory Board Underway

We're forming an advisory board -- e-mail only -- looking for feedback, suggestions and conversation about supporting our community. Interested? Find out more

Stories in the Making

  • The Food Project - A Private Tour
  • Photo Collage - Faces of Upham's Corner
  • The MBTA in Upham's Corner
  • Photo Tour - Upham's Corner Trees & Gardens
Restoration Carpenter - Master Builder Needed

We're looking for an historic restoration specialist - primarily exterior. Know of anyone?

Your Voice is Important

We welcome your input - photos, stories, ideas and suggestions.

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