News and Events

Thanksgiving Advisory: No Shuttles to Run on Thursday
Please note, no shuttles will be running on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 26, 2015. Service will continue as usual on Friday, November 27, 2015 with the exception of the M2 and the Landmark. Please call the MASCO Customer Service Line (632-2800) i...
Stay with The VERB in Fenway
Whether you've been dying to check out the newest hotel in the Fenway for it's quirky decor and rock and roll spirit or, (heaven forbid!) you're stuck in the LMA because of a repeat snowmageddon, The Verb has a deal for you!
Brigham Baby Academy
Research shows that reading to your baby, even preemies in the NICU, is essential to healthy brain development and reading skills. MASCO member Brigham and Women's Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine has started a program in its Neonata...
Climate Change Film and Discussion with NECN Meteorologist Matt Noyes
This Thursday at noon Wheelock College will screen a new student produced film on climate change. Immediately following the film there will be a panel discussion led by NECN Chief Meteorologist Matt Noyes. Free and open to the public at the Earl Cent...
Infant Daycare Slots Available at Bright Horizons
Moms and dads take note! Much sought after infant daycare slots are available at Bright Horizons at Landmark. The program offers warm and nurturing interactions with caregivers, personalized care for each infant and days spent in a home-like envir...
LMA Commuter Shares Her Daily Commute From East Boston
Arina Jean-Chaplin from Boston Children's Hospital recently shared her commute to the LMA with the City of Boston's Chief of Streets Chris Osgood. See her daily commute here: Thank you Arina for participating in th...
Need a Lift? Rent or Share a Car with Enterprise and National in the LMA
Did you know MASCO contracts with Enterprise and National for hourly, daily and monthly car rentals? Whether you work or study in the LMA, Enterprise and National have a car rental option that's sure to fit your budget.
Barney Frank to speak at Temple Israel
On Friday October 16th, Temple Israel's 21st Annual Joy Ungerleider Jewish Book Month Program will feature former Congressman Barney Frank
It's FLU season! Shake it off!
Our LMA neighbors Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center take flu season very seriously, but not without a little fun, too. See their "get vacinnated" promotional video here - and remember to wash your hands!
Shuttle Information for Monday - Columbus Day
On Monday October 12th there will be NO M2 and LANDMARK shuttle service. 
Hundreds attend CommuteFest 2105 for Information and Prizes
Last month MASCO hosted its annual CommuteFest, a free event for all in the LMA to learn new and different ways to commute, all while enjoying free music and yummy eats from local food trucks.
Wheelock Family Theatre Offers Discounts to MASCO Members
The Longwood Medical and Academic area is home to many cultural delights of Boston including the Isabella Steward Gardner Museum and the Emerald Necklace. 
What's Happening with the Muddy Restoration and the Traffic at Brookline and Park Drive?
The major project components of the The Muddy River Flood Risk Management (FRM) & Environmental Restoration involve the installation of a 10-foot by 24-foot box culvert under the Riverway roadway, the installation of 10-foot by 24-foot...
Save Lives! GIVE BLOOD!
The DFCI/BWH Blood Mobile will be parked at the corner of Pilgrim Road and Joslin Place on Wednesday, September 16th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Blood collected at the drive will benefit patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Wom...
Preparation and Training is Crucial to Emergency Preparedness and Security in the LMA
The LMA-wide Emergency Preparedness and Security Committees meet regularly to share information, assess vulnerabilities in the area and stay prepared for whatever may occur.  This month's combined meeting will focus on a Boston Area Threat A...
MASCO and Members Partner to Make Streets Safer and Crosswalks Clearer
With more than 110,000 people hustling and bustling through the LMA on any given weekday, the need for clear street signs and well-defined crosswalks is more important than ever.
Mark your calendar and Save the Date for the third annual COMMUTEFEST celebration in the LMA.
Preparation is key to responding to weather emergency in the LMA
After days of rain and gale force winds, parts of the Longwood Medical Area are under water, cellular service is non-existent, hospitals are running on generators and supplies are at an all-time low. College dormitories have been evacuated and the MB...
Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber - Best in the Country
We are so pleased to congratulate our member institutions Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute! BCH has once again ranked as the best children's hospital in the country by U.S. News and World Report and Dana-Farber...
Mass Art Open Galleries Feature Alumni Work
Next week, Mass Art will host "Above the Fold" - the third biennial juried alumni exhibition.

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