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“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:...

A coffee lovers guide to Greater Boston

The inside of Polcari's Coffee in the North End.
October 20, 2020

Boston is a hub for coffee lovers, but outside of the well-known chains, the city and its surrounding areas offer unique and delicious cafes that aren’t to be missed. Here are five cafes in and around...

WBUR hosts discussion highlighting Black leaders in the Boston art community

"The panelists agreed that where art comes from is important and Black voices need to be prioritized in the arts space."
October 20, 2020

On Oct.13, WBUR CitySpace brought together a virtual panel of Black leaders and artists to discuss where bias exists in Boston’s arts community, and how the city is elevating and amplifying new Black...

Six fun and safe activities to do in Boston during the fall

The Boston Public Garden shows off its fall colors.
October 6, 2020

Fall in Boston may not be the same as before the pandemic, but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy this season in the city. Here are six fun things to do in Boston this fall while staying safe and...

Wyllo, a woman-owned curated boutique, is Boston’s newest hidden gem

The entrance to Wyllo, a curated boutique that features products from over 50 women-owned businesses.
October 6, 2020

Wyllo, a woman-owned business that sells a curated collection of clothing, jewelry, home decor and stationery is the South End’s newest hidden gem.  Wyllo’s brick and mortar storefront opened this...

TRILLFIT: A spin on the average workout class

Outside TRILLFIT's boutique fitness studio in Mission Hill.
September 29, 2020

With COVID-19 creating a new normal, Boston residents have been presented with unique ways of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, one of those being a fitness class led by TRILLFIT alongside Carson Beach...

Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta King mural unveiled in Roxbury to celebrate their relationship

Martin Luther King Jr. depicted in the
September 29, 2020

A new mural and walking tour was unveiled in West Roxbury Friday to honor Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta King.  Local artists Ekua Holmes and Rob Gibbs painted the...

Suffolk alum Gabrielle Rizzo launches digital wellness platform, Wellbeings

Wellbeings's colorful homepage.
September 29, 2020

Suffolk University graduate, successful influencer and social media strategist Gabrielle Rizzo launched Wellbeings– a new wellness platform that creates a diverse and inclusive digital community for...

The SoWa market adjusts to COVID-19 guidelines

The SoWa Open Market in the South End is open until Oct. 25.
September 29, 2020

The vendors of SoWa open market in South End all had the same reaction when it came to their ability to sell their products to the people of Boston.           “We are all just happy we can...

Sea wall murals are bringing color and environmental awareness to East Boston

Silvia Lopez Chavez's mural titled
September 22, 2020

The Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina came to life as the summer ended with a collection of four vibrant, story-telling murals decorating the exterior of several brick buildings in the area. Linda Cabot,...

The show must go on(line): Boston musicians share how COVID-19 impacted them

Boston-based singer, Alissa Musto performing on her piano at home.
September 22, 2020

Singer-songwriter Alissa Musto’s last routine live show was on March 13 aboard a cruise ship in Mexico before the long months of quarantine began. Musto performed to a packed crowd that night and had...

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