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Black-owned business Holiday Shopping Guide
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Lifestyle
Black-owned business Holiday Shopping Guide
Though there’s still the Thanksgiving meal to prepare and fall foliage lingering around Boston, it’s officially November, which means holiday shopping season has begun. Get a head start on your loved ones’ wish lists with these products from local Black-owned businesses. 
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‘Koshersoul’ blends history, culture, identity
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Arts & Culture
‘Koshersoul’ blends history, culture, identity
The master chef and renowned culinary historian aims to satiate people’s souls by turning his unique blend of culture, tradition, identity and social justice into an irresistible feast that celebrates humanity.
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Haitian Unity Parade returns to Mattapan
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Local News
Haitian Unity Parade returns to Mattapan
On a hot and humid Sunday afternoon, thousands came out to enjoy the annual Haitian Unity Parade celebrating the Caribbean nation's 219th Flag Day with music, food and an opportunity for the community to access health services amidst the ongoing pandemic.
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Beach bound: Florida’s Amelia Island offers  history, cuisine and community
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Beach bound: Florida’s Amelia Island offers history, cuisine and community
Amelia Island stretches just 13 miles along the coast of Northern Florida, bordering Georgia. Rich in history and boasting a thriving contemporary food scene, the island blends the Southern charm of Savannah, Georgia with the tropical scenery of a coastal community.
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Café Sauvage: A walk on the wild side of French cuisine
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Lifestyle
Café Sauvage: A walk on the wild side of French cuisine
A little slice of Paris has blossomed at 25 Massachusetts Ave. in the form of Café Sauvage, an all-day French café launched by husband-and-wife team Anaïs and Antoine Lambert and Executive Chef Kendall DaCosta.
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Caribbean Carnival back in Franklin Park
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Local News
Caribbean Carnival back in Franklin Park
Feathers, sequins and shimmering costumes filled Franklin Park Saturday afternoon as Boston residents gathered for the annual Caribbean Carnival.
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Airstream adventure: coastal camping comes to Falmouth, with a heavy dose of glamour
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Travel
Airstream adventure: coastal camping comes to Falmouth, with a heavy dose of glamour
Nestled off a quiet residential street in Falmouth sits an army of shiny, retrofitted Airstreams offering up a coastal getaway for urbanites who like the idea of camping but would prefer not to sleep on the ground. AutoCamp Cape Cod is Massachusetts’s newest glamp-site, renting the luxury campers and similarly styled tents just one mile from the Cape Cod coastline.
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A Taste of the Town: Fresh Food Generation
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Lifestyle
A Taste of the Town: Fresh Food Generation
Meet Maux Morgan, Executive Chef at Fresh Food Generation, a farm to plate Caribbean American food truck, catering and home delivery company.
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A Taste of the Town: Comfort Kitchen
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Lifestyle
A Taste of the Town: Comfort Kitchen
We are a Black, immigrant, and woman-owned business. Our food celebrates the flavors and ingredients of the African diaspora — global comfort food — connected globally through the spice trade. We believe that food is a vital aspect of community building and can't wait to bring Comfort Kitchen to Uphams Corner, where we'll celebrate the history, flavor and vibrant life of our neighborhood.
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Nubian Square comes alive with 'Nubian Nights'
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Arts & Culture
Nubian Square comes alive with 'Nubian Nights'
On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through April 11, Nubian Square comes alive with the “Nubian Nights” installation, featuring jazz music and synchronized light projections on local businesses. Organized by the Roxbury Cultural District (RCD), the outdoor installations provides a safe, socially distanced art experience for the neighborhood.
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Little Free Libraries around Boston become donation centers
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Arts & Culture
Little Free Libraries around Boston become donation centers
Boston Public Library branches around the city are closed in accordance with COVID-19 social distancing measures, but communities are continuing to share books and hope via Little Free Libraries in their neighborhoods.
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Savoring the seed catalog
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Lifestyle
Savoring the seed catalog
On the last day of November my first 2020 seed catalog arrived. The timing could not have been better. Thanksgiving sticks a fork into the growing season, marking the end of harvest and ushering in a quiet time of rest and contemplation. Winter is the time to cozy up with a cup of tea and some reading material.
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