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Community Music Center of Boston to open new campus in Roxbury
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Community Music Center of Boston to open new campus in Roxbury
Community Music Center of Boston, which provides youth music training to about 400 students and is one of the largest external providers of arts education to Boston Public Schools, announced April 4 that it plans to open a new space in Nubian Square on Washington Street, in the old home of the Nubian Gallery.
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Franklin Cummings Tech’s new campus breaks ground
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Franklin Cummings Tech’s new campus breaks ground
Stakeholders, supporters and neighbors gathered last Tuesday morning, enjoying refreshments and conversation on an empty lot of land that will soon be home to the new Franklin Cummings Tech campus.
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South African presidential candidate tours Nubian Square
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South African presidential candidate tours Nubian Square
Mmusi Maimane is no ordinary tourist trying to savor an authentic slice of a diverse community in Boston. He is a candidate running for president of South Africa and he got a sampling of the future of economic prosperity in one of the main commercial hubs in Boston’s Black community.
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Walk Down the Block: Nubian Square ponders its past, present and future as Black Boston's center
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Walk Down the Block: Nubian Square ponders its past, present and future as Black Boston's center
Today, we’re in Nubian Square. We’re standing on the corner of Malcolm X Boulevard and Washington Street, right in front of the “Faces of Dudley” mural on the side of Silver Slipper Cafe, a neighborhood staple.
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Roxbury Concert Series brings live music to BPL in Nubian Sq.
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Arts & Culture
Roxbury Concert Series brings live music to BPL in Nubian Sq.
If you’ve heard the strains of a classical violin or the soulful riffs of a saxophone wafting down the halls of the Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library in Nubian Square, you may have been enjoying the Roxbury Concert Series without even realizing it.
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Once behind bars, these security officers now protect Nubian Square
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Once behind bars, these security officers now protect Nubian Square
On a Tuesday afternoon in Nubian Square, Will Dunn walks his beat. The tall, bearded man in sweats and a T-shirt is greeted like a local mayor, waving at drivers who slow down to honk and say hello, wrapping friends in giant bear hugs and cracking jokes.
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Black veterans memorial to be unveiled in Nubian Sq.
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Black veterans memorial to be unveiled in Nubian Sq.
Local organizers are preparing for the unveiling next month of a memorial in Roxbury dedicated to Black veterans. The memorial in Nubian Square will be named after Edward Orval Gourdin, who served in the 372nd Infantry regiment during World War II and the 272nd Field Artillery Battalion in the Massachusetts National Guard.
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Black Market in Nubian Sq. hosts 3rd annual Buy the Block Party
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Black Market in Nubian Sq. hosts 3rd annual Buy the Block Party
Traffic was shut down along Washington Street between Palmer and Eustis Streets in Roxbury Saturday afternoon to make way for Black Market Nubian’s third annual Buy the Block Party — an event that celebrated Black Music Appreciation Month and the area’s creative contributions to hip-hop over the past 50 years.
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State senators take tour of Nubian Square
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State senators take tour of Nubian Square
“You’re in Nubian Square, the heart of Boston’s Black community,” state Sen. Liz Miranda announced to a dozen of her Senate colleagues gathered at the Roxbury Street headquarters of METCO, the voluntary school desegregation program. “It’s a place struggling to rebuild itself.”
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’Tis the season to Savor the Square
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’Tis the season to Savor the Square
Every month from April to October, The American City Coalition (TACC) will host vibrant cultural and community events in Nubian Square as part of the Savor the Square initiative.
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Housing development breaks ground in Roxbury
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Housing development breaks ground in Roxbury
DREAM Collaborative and New Atlantic Development have broken ground on a 74-unit housing complex in Nubian Square that will combine affordable and market-rate housing with artists’ studios, retail space and a new retail location for the Haley House’s cafe, which currently occupies the parcel at 2147 Washington St.
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Big arts, culture changes in store for Nubian Sq.
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Arts & Culture
Big arts, culture changes in store for Nubian Sq.
Nubian Ascends is a real estate project set to bring big changes to the arts, culture and culinary experience in Nubian Square. According to the project proposal to the city, plans include “a multi-layered mixed-use program that includes a 48,000-SF marketplace for artisans and makers, beside a food hall that showcases chefs from the on-site culinary arts program.”
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