CambridgeSide Hosts Black Owned Bos. Pop-Up Shop

The Making of Her Story: Boston Female, Black Owned Businesses Showcased Friday, March 26 through Sunday, March 28, 2021

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2021) – CambridgeSide ( will host The Making of Her Story, a pop-up retail market curated by Black Owned Bos. (, from Friday, March 26 through Sunday, March 28, 2021 on Level 2. Ten vendors will be featured each day. Vendors vary by day and include BLACK LABEL, Akosua's Closet, The Téspa, B. Royal Boutique, Fusion Dolls, Clarke's Cakes & Cookies, Ankhara By Luciana, True 9 Accessories, Emerald Plant City and more. For a complete list and information on each women entrepreneur, visit Hours of operation will be Friday, March 26, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and  Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Acknowledging the stories, legacy, and contributions of women navigating the entrepreneurship space, the pop-up is a collective of women entrepreneurs showcasing their businesses, from handmade jewelry to housewares and more. The Making of Her Story is the culmination of a month-long digital campaign by Black Owned Bos. commemorating Women’s History Month. 

“Partnering with Black Owned Bos. and showcasing local women entrepreneurs is the perfect collaboration, especially during Women’s History Month. We are looking forward to the weekend pop up shop and encourage visitors to support these local businesses,” says Melissa LaVita, Senior Marketing Director at CambridgeSide.  

“The Black women-owned businesses that will be featured at the HER Story collective all have their own unique business journeys. We are so excited to provide a platform for these stories to be told and amplified in celebration of women making history every day” says, Jae’da Turner, Founder and Managing Director of Black Owned Bos.

About Black Owned Bos.
Black Owned Bos. officially launched in March 2019 as a platform and resource to highlight and lift Black owned businesses, places, spaces and the people moving the culture forward. As a business services and consulting agency, Black Owned Bos. creates spaces to amplify, incubate, and support. @blackownedbos

The reimagined CambridgeSide is a place to shop, dine, indulge and relax. CambridgeSide features one great waterfront location with over 80 shops and restaurants in Cambridge, MA, just steps from downtown Boston. CambridgeSide’s mix of retailers includes Apple, H&M, Superdry, Sephora, Best Buy, T.J. Maxx and more. The diverse mix of restaurants boasts Massachusetts’ first World of Beer and The Cheesecake Factory, in addition to over 14 other eateries. CambridgeSide is located near top tourism attractions including the Museum of Science and Charles Riverboat. CambridgeSide is handicapped and MBTA accessible (Green Line T to Lechmere Station or Red Line T to Kendall Square to the free CambridgeSide Shuttle Bus), and offers attached, covered parking. For directions and information, call 617-621-8666 or visit CambridgeSide is a New England Development shopping destination.