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Arts & Entertainment

11 Free Things to Do in Boston, August 2014

Check out these free events happening around Boston this month, including the annual R.O.Y Kickball Event, the August Moon Festival in Chinatown, and Boston Greenfest.

Wellness

City Councilor Tito Jackson Is Getting Fit

Don’t call it a comeback. City Councilor Tito Jackson is on a mission. Representing District 7, which includes all of Roxbury and parts of the […]

Home & Property

A Mixed-Use Project in Mission Hill Is Moving Forward

A Boston non-profit organization is planning to replace a long-vacant, two-acre site in Mission Hill with a 305,000-square-foot mixed-use residential, office, and retail development. Mission […]

Arts & Entertainment

What to Look Out for at the Roxbury International Film Festival

The 16th annual Roxbury International Film Festival is officially in action. The festival is New England’s largest film festival that “showcases and honors the work […]

Home & Property

Notorious Boston Nightclub Gets New Life as Apartments

A notorious Boston property is about to embark upon what is at least its fourth life. The building at 888 Tremont Street in Roxbury is […]

City Life

The Power of Ideas: Gilad Rosenzweig

How a Canadian-born architect plans to expand tech innovation in the city.

Home & Property

Massive Roxbury Mixed-Use Project Headed Straight Toward Defeat

Dozens of Boston residents have spent hundreds of hours over the past decade focused on getting a mixed-use project built on an empty lot in […]

Home & Property

Dudley Neighbors Incorporated Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

With all the improvements happening over in Dudley Square these days, it’s hard to believe that true change in the neighborhood started decades back. Thirty years ago, […]

Arts & Entertainment

The City Is Looking for Artists to Display Their Work Outdoors in Dudley Square

The city has issued a call for artists interested in showcasing their work outdoors as part of a month-long program to pump life into the […]

City Life

Roxbury’s Shabazz Napier Is Sparking an NCAA Debate

Roxbury’s Shabazz Napier is causing a stir in the NCAA, and not just because he led the University of Connecticut to victory in the men’s […]

Arts & Entertainment

One Last Glimpse at the Artwork That Marks the Buildings at Bartlett Yard

    Along a busy stretch of Washington Street, not far from Dudley Square, where a multi-million dollar redevelopment is taking place, sits a plot […]

Wellness

Massachusetts Awards Grants to Address Preventable Health Conditions

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has awarded the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) almost $250,000 through the state’s “Prevention Wellness Trust Fund” with […]

City Life

Take A Ride On The MBTA’s ‘New Indigo Line’ In 2024

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has big plans for the Commonwealth over the next five years, including shortening commutes, bolstering the community, and adding specialized […]

City Life

Remembering Nelson Mandela’s Trip to Boston

Nelson Mandela’s visit to Boston in 1990 perhaps mattered more to the city than it did to Mandela. To be sure, the trip was important […]

City Life

What the French Government Tells Its Citizens Who Visit Boston

Like the U.S. State Department, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs offers its citizens guidelines when they visit various cities and countries. Universal Hub’s Adam Gaffin happened upon […]