Kalember Dune's Shirley Walsh, owner of the block of Fairview Corner, thrilled about Mayor's charge for pay equity.
One of the main points of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino's State of the City address was gender equality. Menino announced the forming of "Women on Main”, a new networking forum for women-owned businesses in Boston’s Main Streets districts. Women-owned businesses like the block of Fairview Corner, which touts a row of all women-owned businesses: Kalembar Dune, Top It Off, Fabutique, and BakerBaker. The block is owned by Shirley Walsh, who also owns Kalembar Dune. Menino's speech really struck a chord with Walsh. "As a woman, mother of two daughters, and business owner in Boston, grateful for being educated at one of the premier all-girls public schools in Boston (Girls' Latin School - now sadly demised) I am thrilled by the focus and …
New businesses Bella's Bargain Box and Fabutique have joined Top It Off and Kalembar Dune to bring new life to corner of Spring and Baker streets.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Editor's Note: The following is a press release. A once long neglected retail building at the corner of Spring and Baker Streets is now renewed and renamed. Fairview Corner is now the new home to several women-owned businesses. Fairview Corner has opened its doors with over 3,000 square feet of commercial space and ample customer parking in the rear of the building. Four of the structure’s five units are now occupied by female business owners with a focus on female customers. Building owner Shirley Walsh is excited to offer this unique space to the community. “Fairview Corner will not only bring new and fresh ideas to the block, it is bringing women together to thrive in business,” she said. Walsh adds that she is optimistic about …