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Snowport Holiday Market recognizes Boston’s small businesses

Kathryn Manning, deputy city editor December 15, 2021

From Nov. 19, 2021 until Jan. 2, 2022, Boston’s Seaport neighborhood is holding Snowport, its annual winter village event. This is the third year that Snowport has been held; this year with the introduction...

People of Boston will be able to see the menorah day and night at Copley Square. Photo credits to Photo Phiend.

Menorah lighting at Copley Square commemorates the life, freedom of Jewish people

Erin Fine, News correspondent December 13, 2021

Elected officials and Jewish community leaders gathered Sunday Dec. 6, the day before the end of Hanukkah, to light a 32-foot-tall menorah in Copley Square. Rabbi Mayer Zarchi of Central Synagogue Boston...

After almost 200 years, the Oyster House boasts the title of America’s oldest continuously operating restaurant. Photo courtesy of Joseph Milano.

Despite pandemic, Union Oyster House stands strong

Kate Armanini, news correspondent December 1, 2021

Nestled alongside the Freedom Trail, the Union Oyster House sits just as it did 195 years ago. After nearly two centuries, the historic restaurant has endured a lot. The biggest test for the Boston staple,...

Pink and Pretty Nail Salon

Pink and Pretty Nail Salon offers relaxed environment, affordable prices

Alleyna Pitaso, news correspondent November 22, 2021

In the Savin Hill section of Dorchester lies the Pink and Pretty Nail Salon, a business that offers a warm and welcoming environment — each client is greeted by the owner, 23-year-old Dana Bonner, who...

Michelle Wu is sworn in as mayor of Boston.

Boston’s new mayor Michelle Wu takes office, transition team works closely to enact change

Jennifer Suryadjaja, news correspondent November 20, 2021

Two weeks after winning the mayoral race, Michelle Wu made history as the first woman and person of color sworn in as an elected mayor of Boston.  Wu took the oath of office in City Hall, surrounded...

Berklee College of Music

Berklee temporarily moves to remote learning after COVID uptick

Kelly Garrity, news staff November 19, 2021

Berklee College of Music canceled classes Thursday in response to an outbreak of COVID-19 cases among students, according to a statement from Berklee President Erica Muhl. “Due to our careful testing...

An art installation outside the library in Jamaica Plain.

City celebrates a new art installation in Jamaica Plain

Sanjana Sanghani, news correspondent November 11, 2021

As local band, JP Honk wove through a sea of dancing and laughing individuals from different backgrounds, a reflection of artist Matthew Hinçman’s vision came alive. The Jamaica Plain community had...

The South End Community Health Center is one of many locations offering COVID-19 vaccines to Massachusetts residents.

Everything you need to know about booster shots in Boston

Erin Fine, news correspondent November 11, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, said it supported vaccine booster rollout in guidelines released Oct. 20. Over 1.3 million Massachusetts residents are eligible for booster shots,...

The Massachusetts State House, located in Beacon Hill.

What we know so far about the Massachusetts gubernatorial race

Kelly Garrity, city editor November 11, 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, things are slowly heating up on Beacon Hill, as candidates from across Massachusetts trickle into the state’s gubernatorial race.  So far, five candidates have announced...

Michelle Wu pictured with microphones

Michelle Wu wins historic mayoral race in Boston

Kelly Garrity, city editor November 3, 2021

Former City Councilor Michelle Wu, 36, defeated former City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George, 47, in the city’s mayoral election Tuesday, making her the first person of color and the first woman ever...

City Hall

What to know about Boston’s at-large City Council candidates

Isabella Ratto, news correspondent November 1, 2021

This Tuesday, Nov. 2, marks the end of the at-large Boston City Council race. There are four seats available in the at-large council with eight candidates running, narrowed down from the 17 original hopefuls...

If elected as Bostons next mayor in November, Wu will focus on early education, food justice and development reforms, as well as implementing a Boston Green New Deal.

Wu holds press conference for student journalists six days before Boston mayoral election

Greta Magendantz, news correspondent November 1, 2021

In a press conference hosted for college journalists on Oct. 27th, Boston mayoral candidate Michelle Wu addressed her key issues and discussed how they would impact the city’s young people.  “We...

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