Catherine Morris had a Boston calling. This weekend, her festival vision becomes real.
“Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan have the worst infrastructure and the most speeding and lack of bike lanes, let alone protected bike lanes, but unfortunately we feel that the city is lagging behind, period,” Wolfson said. “The entire city needs much more of an investment in bike infrastructure and a much more rapid implementation.”
How a Roxbury poet-turned-rapper is making a career off of hyper-reflective truth and optimistic perseverance.
The vast majority of those 153 licenses will be restricted to seven historically underserved Boston neighborhoods: Roxbury, Mattapan, Dorchester, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill and East Boston.
"We don’t want the people who were locked up in the first place to be locked out of opportunities in this space."
The young Praxis Stage was formed just over a year ago in the days following the 2016 election as a form of theatrical resistance, aiming to present Boston audiences with stories and ideas that act as statements of opposition.
Praxis thus far has selected ...
A lot of folks I spoke with came across the group at random and have returned to help out regularly. Like Habibo, who was just walking by the First Church of Roxbury on a Saturday when she saw people sorting vegetables.
"We are trying to eradicate that wealth gap, Boston is number one in wealth inequality in the country. But our second mission is to really lend our platform for arts and culture. There’s a lot of innovation going on here, in particular with black artists who don’t have a lot of platforms to make and create and also showcase and sell."
Boston has a great flea market set and, next to the summertime, December is when it especially thrives in the name of holiday shopping and treat yo’ self fever.
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