The Huntington News

Live Like a Local Tours helps to familiarize Bostonians with the city

Collin Knight founded Live Like a Local Tours in 2019.
Kenneal Patterson, news staff October 10, 2020

Colin Knight doesn’t want Bostonians to be tourists in their own city. The Boston native launched Live Like a Local Tours in 2019 as a way for residents to get involved in the community around them.      Knight...

The Other Boston works to connect Boston’s Black community

Genevieve Angelique, the founder of The Other Boston.
Bela Omoeva, news correspondent October 5, 2020

Genevieve Angelique aims to connect and inform Boston’s Black community through her website and events list, The Other Boston.  Originally known as Boston Come Through, the site updates weekly with...

The Creative Studio carves future for Black-owned companies

Ralph Sanon (left) and Aaron Higginbottom (right) are co-founders of The Creative Studio Sportswear.
Rachel Erwin, news staff October 5, 2020

At The Creative Studio Sportswear, receiving one-of-a-kind apparel is a guarantee.  Aaron Higginbottom and Ralph Sanon, co-founders of the TCS brand, aim to provide schools with quality and affordable...

Restaurant MIDA built on love for pasta, generosity

Douglass Williams started MIDA in 2016 and is known as a
Kenneal Patterson, news staff September 27, 2020

One of Food and Wine Magazine’s Best New Chefs in America operates a restaurant only 10 minutes from the heart of Northeastern’s campus. Douglass Williams, also known as a “pasta wizard,” has survived...

Build for Black Lives uses tech skills for social change

Build for Black Lives uses tech skills for social change
Jayden Khatib, deputy city editor September 8, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic and a national reckoning regarding racial discrimination, a group of students started Build for Black Lives, an organization that connects students willing to work pro bono with...

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