News and Events

Take a Walk!
MASCO wants you to get outside and take a walk around our neighborhood, and to help you do that we've created a mobile site, https://walkingtours.longwoodarea.org/, that features 12 different walking tours based on length of walk and interests. For...
Thanks for all your help!
We at MASCO want to thank everyone who participated in our focus groups around placemaking in the LMA and enhancing the community. A special thanks and congratulations to Tyler Britton and Julia Horvitz of BIDMC who won a $25.00 Visa gift card for...
MCPHS Students Win Visa Cards for Sharing Ideas
Many thanks to Madison Ottare and Nora Jerome, both MCPHS students, who participated in MASCO's place making focus group session last week and won $25 Visa gift cards! We're holding one more session for area-wide administrators on Monday, April 30th...
MCPHS Recognized for Dedication to Volunteerism
Kudos to MASCO member Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS). The University will receive the Volunteer Community Partner Award from The Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI) on April 15th in...
Got great ideas to improve the LMA?
MASCO wants your ideas!  To make the Longwood Medical and Academic Area (LMA) an even better place to work, study and visit, we are working with your institution to generate ideas for passive and active fun, healthy, or restorative events in our...
It's a DEFINITE sign of Spring!
The nasturtiums are back! These beautiful hanging flowers spill out from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's Palace’s windows and dress up the courtyard with their brilliant blooms. 
Spring is really coming - we promise!
We even spotted some Daffodils on Blackfan Circle - a reassuring sign of Spring's imminent arrival for sure!
Gardner Museum DE-STRESS Event!
The Isabella Stewart Garnder Museum is sponsoring a special "de-stress" event for the Colleges of the Fenway on Friday, April 6th from Noon - 4 pm. Oh, and there will be therapy dogs!! (The cutest!) 
Deja Vu all over again?
Hello?? March?? It's high time you leave like a lamb as the proverb promises! Alas, if you don't like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes.... According to the National Weather Service, Greater New England is set to experience her...
MASCO Releases Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017
MASCO has published its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2017. Please read about our new Board Chair, Boston Children's Hospital Chief Administrative Officer Dick Argys, and the farewell letter from our esteemed former chair, Dorothy Puhy.  Please read...