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Phi Long Phan (left) and Linh Phan (right) stand in front of The Green Haus. The cafe fully opened in February.

Family-run community-centered cafe brings greenery, love, Vietnamese coffee to Mission Hill

Ali Caudle, news staff April 4, 2024

Lush plants and succulents abound in a new cafe on Tremont Street. Owned and run by an immigrant family from Vietnam, The Green Haus offers a menu of small breakfast and lunch plates, an array of richly decorated pastries and a variety of coffee and tea.  The Green Haus is...

One of many residential spaces available for rent in the 02115 zip code. The area was recently ranked as having the nations most expensive residential real estate per square foot.

How 02115 became the priciest zip code per square foot in the U.S.

Meghan Hirsch, news correspondent April 1, 2024

Home to Back Bay and parts of the Mission Hill and Fenway neighborhoods, the 02115 zip code was recently reported by The Wall Street Journal as having the priciest residential real estate per square foot in the United States.  “Housing [in Back Bay] is not affordable unless...

A competitor points to their pie sample in front of the judges, telling them and the audience how they made the pie. Before the judges tasted any samples, each amateur baking competitor presented their pies.

Great Brewery Bake Off delights audience with Pi Day-themed desserts, specialty drinks

Margot Murphy, photo staff March 22, 2024

Warm light illuminated long picnic tables, murals decorated the walls, bustling patrons bantered across the room and the smell of delectable pies wafted throughout the taproom at Lamplighter Brewing Co. as guests celebrated March 14, or Pi Day, with a Great Brewery Bake Off. Inspired...

Fresh apples, bell peppers and eggplants overflow from yellow baskets. Sourced locally, organizers prided themselves on enhancing access to the healthy options.

Dorchester Winter Farmers Market offers fresh food options, uplifts small businesses

Annika Sunkara, photo correspondent March 17, 2024

The Great Hall at Codman Square Health Center converted to an indoor shopping ground March 2 for the weekly Dorchester Winter Farmers Market. Every year since 2015, on Saturdays Jan. 27 through March 30, community building is a two-way street. Dorchester residents are offered...

The storefront of the closed down Roxbury Walgreens at 416 Warren St. The Walgreens location shut down Jan. 31, making it more difficult for seniors in the area to obtain necessary medications.

‘It’s a matter of life and death’: Roxbury Walgreens closure leaves feelings of distrust

Emily Niedermeyer, news correspondent March 1, 2024

The Walgreens at 416 Warren St. in Roxbury officially closed Jan. 31 despite protests from local residents and elected officials. The closure leaves the neighborhood with just one location on Columbus Avenue, about a mile away from the closed site. The walk between the two...

Michelle Millar Fisher holds up a piece by Marilyn Pappas. Pappas talked about her work and its inspiration at the event.

The Society of Arts and Crafts aims to mold modern vision for aspiring artists

Nick Cortese, news correspondent February 24, 2024

For the first time in the organization’s storied history, the Society of Arts and Crafts, or SA+C, was welcomed at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston Feb. 1 for the third installment of CraftBoston on the Move. The title CraftBoston may feel like a throwback for longtime city residents...

Parade volunteers pop confetti cannons over lion dancers as a barrage of firecrackers dissipate. Along with confetti, red paper lanterns and soft lights decorated Chinatown’s streets.

Chinatown comes alive with Year of the Dragon Parade

Margot Murphy, photo staff February 24, 2024

Bostonians and tourists alike gathered in Chinatown Feb. 18 to watch the annual Lunar New Year parade, featuring lion dances by the Wam Lum Kung Fu Boston Lion Dance Team. The Chinese calendar designates every new year with one of 12 zodiac animals. In Chinese folklore, a...

Members of the YLC pose for a photo during a Harbor to the Bay charity bike ride event meant to raise funds for local HIV/AIDS organizations. The YLC was founded as a community for LGBTQ+ young professionals and to raise money and awareness for causes important to the LGBTQ+ community. Photo courtesy Young Leaders Council.

Fenway Health’s Young Leaders Council ushers in new era

Gitana Savage, news staff February 22, 2024

Located on Boylston Street, the Young Leaders Council, or YLC, is an initiative striving to provide resources to LGBTQ+ young professionals in their 20s and 30s through community-building programming and fundraising for issues central to the LGBTQ+ community.  By hosting...

Jennifer Diaz performs La Malagueña, a mariachi song by Miguel Aceves Mejía. Diaz dedicated the performance to her grandma.

Latin American Song Project challenges the classical music repertoire

Galiah Abbud, news staff February 8, 2024

In the center of a wooden stage decorated by dramatic maroon drapings, Sara Goldstein interrupted audience chatter marked by different Spanish dialects. Goldstein, the interim chair of voice at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, began the night by recognizing students’ efforts...

A  Blackbird Doughnuts employee hands out samples of triple chocolate donut holes. Many visitors were too excited to wait and began trying their treats while they went down the row of businesses.

13th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival sweetens Harvard Square visitors’ weekends

Jessica Xing, photo editor January 31, 2024

Hundreds of visitors lined up on Brattle Street Saturday afternoon for the first day of the 13th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival. Hosted by the Harvard Square Business Association, the festival made a successful comeback after a three-year hiatus. Featuring local cafes...

A light within the crypt’s open tomb illuminates the historic coffins found inside, with a coffin most likely for a child propped up against an assumed adult coffin in the bottom left corner. The open tomb was available for pictures and viewing.

Beneath the steeple: A glimpse into the crypt of Boston’s oldest standing church

Sofia Sawchuk, photo staff October 31, 2023

Underneath the historic Old North Church in the North End lies a crypt home to an estimated 1,100 individuals laid to rest. When the crypt opened in 1732, it acted as an active burial location for Old North’s congregants, as the church did not have a graveyard. Officials once...

Tourists walk along the Salem streets. The influx of tourists in October has disrupted many locals lives.

Salem’s ‘Haunted Happenings’ brings hundreds of thousands of dollars to the city and disruption to locals’ lives

Gitana Savage, news correspondent October 27, 2023

Attracting nearly one million visitors every Halloween season, Salem, Massachusetts is notorious for its Halloween-themed offerings and witchy history. During October, Salem’s streets are flooded with tourists from all over the country hoping to relish in the “spooky” spirit...