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What are you doing New Year’s Eve? Ring in 2024 with these free activities!
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What are you doing New Year’s Eve? Ring in 2024 with these free activities!
These free New Year’s Eve outings are perfect for date night, family fun or a solo celebration of a fresh start.
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Why we celebrate Kwanzaa
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Why we celebrate Kwanzaa
From slavery to freedom, Black people in America have sought new ways to heal from our slavery experiences and rebuild positive lives despite ongoing systemic racism.
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Get festive! These local happenings are sure to put you in the holiday spirit
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Get festive! These local happenings are sure to put you in the holiday spirit
Celebrate the festive season with holiday concerts, parties and markets throughout Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan and beyond.
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'Tis the season: Holiday pop-ups for festive food and drink
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'Tis the season: Holiday pop-ups for festive food and drink
It’s the most festive time of the year, and food and drink are essential parts of celebrating the holidays. At these themed pop-ups at local bars and restaurants, you can enjoy a seasonal beverage with a hefty side of holiday décor.
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In San Antonio, Dia de los Muertos is a citywide affair
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In San Antonio, Dia de los Muertos is a citywide affair
Visitors to San Antonio, Texas, can hear the music of Dia de los Muertos before they see the celebration. The upbeat strums of Mexican folk songs waft through the streets of the historic La Villita neighborhood.
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ZaZiBar, Caribbean-inspired cocktail bar, opens in Seaport
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ZaZiBar, Caribbean-inspired cocktail bar, opens in Seaport
The Seaport neighborhood officially became one Black-owned restaurant richer this week. Chef Olrie Roberts, owner of ZaZ Restaurant in Hyde Park, continues his expansion with ZaZiBar, an energetic bar and bites concept with a menu rooted in Caribbean flavors.
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A slice of Italy in Dorchester
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A slice of Italy in Dorchester
Chef Stefano Quaresima fell in love twice in Boston. First with his wife, Tsedenia Kiros, whom he met while working at Petit Robert Bistro, and second with the Dorchester neighborhood. Now he channels his passion for food and the local community into his recently opened Italian restaurant, Via Cannuccia.
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Soleil opens stall in Boston Public Market
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Soleil opens stall in Boston Public Market
Chef Cheryl Straughter has been serving up Southern-inspired comfort food at Soleil in Nubian Square since 2018. Open for breakfast and lunch, the spot is known for dishes like a classic Louisiana-style Po Boy sandwich and fried catfish. Now Straughter has brought the charms of Soleil to the Haymarket neighborhood, where she’s opened up an outpost at Boston Public Market.
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Black-owned business Holiday Shopping Guide
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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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‘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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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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