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Actors perform at CHUANG Stage, an organization which received grants through the Boston Cultural Council and Recover Creative Boston in the spring of 2022.

With help from Mayor Michelle Wu, Boston arts organizations start to revive from pandemic damages

Cathy Ching, projects editor April 13, 2022

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Revelry has been serving Boston residents since 2016, but only recently found a spot on the Greenway after doing an event at Trillium Garden. Photo credit Amelia Ballingall.

Greenway Food Truck Program brings local business back to the heart of Boston

Amelia Ballingall, news correspondent April 13, 2022

For the past 13 years, the Rose Kennedy Greenway, a public park that stretches from the North End to Chinatown, has hosted a wide array of local food trucks to support Boston’s small businesses and provide...

The light and open interior of High Street Place offers customers a bright space to eat and socialize. Photo credit to Brian Samuels Photography.

Newly-opened food hall provides a unique experience for college students

Alleyna Pitaso, news correspondent April 12, 2022

High Street Place is Boston’s newest food hall, hosting 20 local Boston restaurants, breweries and coffee roasters. Located between the buildings at 100 High St. and 160 Federal St., the warehouse-like...

Boston City Councilors Julia Mejia and Kenzie Bok have proposed a home rule petition that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in all Boston mayoral and municipal elections. Photo credit Avery Bleichfeld.

Law that lowers voting age to 16 in Boston stalls in committee

Olivia Becraft, news correspondent April 9, 2022

Boston City Councilors Julia Mejia and Kenzie Bok have proposed a home rule petition that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in all Boston mayoral and municipal elections.  The special law was...

Nick Shea draws a portrait of customer Iliana Vidal in the Boston Common. Photo credits to Cathy Ching.

Boston’s ‘$1 portrait guy’ brings community to locals, tourists

Cathy Ching, news staff April 7, 2022

Nick Shea, dubbed the “$1 portrait guy” by supporters on TikTok, has been attracting locals and tourists from all over the world to Boston Common to get a $1 portrait of themselves. Shea, who is...

Restaurants in Bostons historic North End have erected outdoor patios for the past two summers to keep up with dining despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo credit to Jess Silverman.

North End outdoor dining fees spark outrage, potential lawsuits from restaurant owners

Sarah Liu, news correspondent April 3, 2022

Before patrons can bring their business to the North End for outdoor dining this summer, restaurants will have to open their wallets for the City of Boston. In a meeting with restaurant owners March...

The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library highlights historic maps and plans through a social justice lens. Photo credit to Colette Pollauf.

New exhibit at Leventhal Map and Education Center centers of environmental injustice

Renée Abbott, news staff April 3, 2022

Boston Public Library’s Leventhal Map and Education Center opened a new exhibit titled “More or Less in Common: Environment and Justice in the Human Landscape” mid-March. The exhibit will run through...

Gov. Charlie Baker, pictured in the GLX opening ceremony Mar. 21, nominated Justice Robert A. Brennan and Justice Andrew M. D’Angelo as associate justices of the Appeals Court in March. Photo credit Avery Bleichfeld.

Baker selects two district court justice nominees

Greta Magendantz, news correspondent March 30, 2022

At the beginning of March Gov. Charlie Baker nominated Justice Robert A. Brennan and Justice Andrew M. D’Angelo as associate justices of the Appeals Court.  These nominations start the multi-step...

Boston Calling is set to return this spring for the first time since 2019, featuring a record number of artists with ties to New England and the Boston area. Photo courtesy of Ty Johnson.

Boston Calling returns after two-year hiatus

Julia Yohe, news staff March 29, 2022

Boston Calling, Boston’s annual Memorial Day weekend music festival, is set to return May 27 - 29 for the first time since 2019.  Boston Calling is a three-day-long music festival featuring rock, indie...

Located on Park Drive near Boston University campus grounds, Mei Mei captures the inventive cuisine of the local farm-focused, woman-owned dumpling business. Photo credit to Harriet Rovniak.

At Mei Mei, dumplings come with a side of community

Allie Kuo, news correspondent March 29, 2022

Meet the Double Awesome — two eggs, Cabot cheddar cheese and local greens pesto sandwiched not between slices of bread, but within a scallion pancake. This signature dish at Mei Mei captures the inventive...

Around 70 audience members of all ages gathered for Boston Core 3, the third core concert in a series put on by the Music for Food initiative, Feb 27. Photo courtesy of April Sun.

Music for Food raises money to provide meals for people in need

Lauren Thomas, news correspondent March 28, 2022

Seated in Brown Hall at the New England Conservatory of Music, or NEC, the murmurs of eager concertgoers fell to whispers as they heard the first sounds of Rob Patterson tuning his clarinet last month.  Around...

“The Embrace” is a complex monument meant to meaningfully commemorate Boston Black history during the civil rights movement. Photo credit: “The Embrace (c) Hank Willis Thomas, in collaboration with MASS Design Group, King Boston and the City of Boston. Rendering Courtesy of MASS Design Group.

‘The Embrace’ monument memorializes Boston’s civil rights history, provides immersive experience

Katie Mogg, news staff March 28, 2022

Boston has a long standing and intricate civil rights history and Hank Willis Thomas, a New York-based artist and photographer, is working alongside local architects and organizations to immortalize one...

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