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Suffolk alum Angela Bray is making fun her job

Glow Boston, Boston's premier college night, is co-directed by Angela Bray, a 2013 Suffolk University graduate and former editor of The Suffolk Journal.
December 8, 2020

Angela Bray, a 2013 Suffolk University graduate, has taken the Boston club scene by storm.  Bray and her partner, Eric Spicuzza, have started a successful event coordination business called Glow Boston...

Five fun activities to do this winter in quarantine

Winter in Boston on Commonwealth Avenue.
November 24, 2020

COVID-19 cases in Boston are on the rise and are only expected to increase as the city prepares for the harsh winter ahead. Even though it may seem that this season will just be a boring and cold time...

Much Ado about Zooming: Hub Theatre Company takes on Shakespeare

The Hub Theatre Company of Boston returned to the (virtual) stage this fall with Shakespeare’s timeless comedy
November 24, 2020

The Hub Theatre Company of Boston took on a new adaptation of Shakespeare’s play “Much Ado About Nothing” this past weekend, giving viewers the chance to get some artistic culture from the comfort...

The Blessing Barn offers a warm, thrift shopping experience in Beacon Hill

The inside of Blessing Barn's location in Beacon Hill.
November 17, 2020

The newest addition to Beacon Hill’s retail scene combines the love of thrifting with supporting local charity. The Blessing Barn, located on Charles Street, opened to the public on Sept. 5 as a new...

“Etched in Glass” details a Boston Holocaust survivor’s inspiring journey

Steve Ross proudly displaying the flag that was given to him by an American soldier after he was liberated from Dachau.
November 17, 2020

“Etched in Glass: The Legacy of Steve Ross” is all about sharing kindness and compassion in a time of darkness.  This powerful documentary, directed by Roger Lyons, chronicles the story of Steve...

What you can do around Boston this November

Boston Common during the fall.
November 10, 2020

The holiday season will look a bit different for the City of Boston this year as coronavirus cases continue to surge. However, there are still plenty of safe ways to get out and enjoy the city this November. NOTE:...

SCC illuminated walk brings light to Somerville streets

A lantern hung up on an overpass to spread awareness about the affordable housing crisis Somerville continues to face.
November 10, 2020

On Saturday night, Somerville residents gathered for a mile-and-a-half walk to spread awareness about the affordable housing crisis the community continues to face. The SCC, or Somerville Community Corporation,...

The star-studded “Don’t Look Up” expected to begin filming in Boston next week

Some of the celebrities that will appear in Adam McKay's new comedy
November 10, 2020

In a few days, Boston will be full of movie stars for the filming of a new Netflix-produced movie, and it may finally be your chance to walk out your door and meet a celebrity. On Nov. 19, “Don’t...

Starlight Square transforms an old parking lot in Central Square into an engaging community space

Signs honoring Breonna Taylor at Starlight Square in Cambridge.
"Developers worked to create an outdoor amphitheater and open space for multipurpose use so people could come together as a community while maintaining physical distance."
November 3, 2020

Starlight Square, a recently developed community space built from a parking lot within Central Square in Cambridge, has been making its mark on Greater Boston’s small businesses and arts industry. The...

ICA hosts virtual conversation linking racism, public health and contemporary art

The panelist's of the ICA's forum on racism, public health and contemporary art on Oct. 29.
November 3, 2020

Six panelists came together to discuss racism, public health, contemporary art and how they can be tied together at an Oct. 29 event hosted by the Institute of Contemporary Art. The Institute, better...

“House of Venus” celebrates young artists’ work through pops of color

Colorful artwork created by Boston-based fashion designer Ella Tamagni (ellatamagnidesign) on display at the House of Venus exhibit.
October 27, 2020

The underground gallery House of Venus was a must-see hidden gem in the SoWa Art & Design District that enchants gallery-goers with a colorful display of artwork by fresh, young artists.  The gallery,...

The Franklin Park Zoo shines with the “Boston Lights” experience

A butterfly light display at the Franklin Park Zoo. Boston Lights is unfortunately sold out for the rest of the season.
October 27, 2020

One may think of the Franklin Park Zoo to only feature animal exhibits. However, they may be surprised to visit and be welcomed with light displays that seem to go on for miles within the zoo during Boston...

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