Tufts University of Medford, Ma is hosting new African American Freedom Trail Archive discovery.

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African American Freedom Trail Symposium breaks open new archive housed at Tufts University in Medford Ma. The project was inspired by the late Tufts Professor Gerald R. Gill ( 1949-2007) on civil rights and the history of Black Boston and driven by faculty and student research. The project maps African American public history sites, while developing collaborative community-based public history...

Woods Hole ferry to destination Martha’s Vineyard

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If you want to drive around the island of Martha's Vineyard, you've got three options. One: take your car by ferry boat. Two: rent a car when you get there. Three: borrow a friend's cars who one already there. On August 9th, Steamship Authority motor vehicle reservation tickets were all sold out!  Never wait until the last minute on something...

Hotel Discount Gift Cards from VerizonWireless are great!

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Target Portmouth,  New Hampshire There's a 300-year old burying ground for African and African- descended people underneath a City street in the City of Portsmouth While planning a trip,  I bought two $50 hotel discount gift cards from Verizon Rewards, the online promotional section behind the VerizonWireless member payment portal. The card web site MyHotelsGiftCard.com gives you a list of hotels...

Things to do events on Boston and Massachusetts calendars

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Read over the Big Black Events Calendar at Black Boston Common Online web screens

Yelp Boston picks for Best Seafood Restaurants

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Boston Yelpers made noise. Per their ratings, the top ten Boston restaurants for seafood dining in the summer of 2017 are: 1 Neptune Oyster1, 63 Salem Street, North End 2. Manoa Poke Shop300 Beacon St., Somerville 3. Aqua Pazza135 Richmond St., North End 4. Salti Girl, 281 Dartmough Street, Back Bay 5. Row 34383 Congress St., South Boston 6....

Fun Free Fridays no cost admittance to 84 museums all summer long.

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FREE FUN FRIDAYS - gets you in free at 85 museums and cultural destinations until August 25th. Click here to request future promotional offers. click here for the Free Fun Friday schedule Boston Children's Museum, The Sports Museum - Boston, Heritage Museums & Gardens - Sandwich, Falmouth Museums on the Green - Falmouth, Cape Cod Maritime Museum - Hyannis, Amelia Park Children's...

Boston roof top bars you should know.

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These rooftop patio bars around Boston received honorable mention from the Boston Herald newspaper. Alba Restaurant 1486 Hancock St Quincy, MA Web Site urban oasis The Baseball Tavern 1270 Boylston St. Boston, MA 617-867-6526 Web Site roof deck at the Fenway Charlie's Kitchen 10 Eliot St Cambridge, MA 617-492-8646 Web Site burgers sidewalk open air KO at the Shipyard 256 Marginal St East Boston, Ma 617-418-5234 Web Site Updates Eastie Lookout Rooftop and Bar 70 Sleeper St Boston, MA 617-338-3030 Web Site hip scense, big city views Jo's Nautical...

Black-owned hotels in Massachusetts and around the country.

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Black-owned hotels and lodging exists in most states and way up here in Massachusetts is no exception. Boston has African-American owned hotels! You've come to the right place to see the list and while you are here, you'll see where you can #buyblack book a night or more in a black-owned hotel in the USA. But first we shoutout Lee...

Wynn Boston Harbor Casino opening date set for mid-2019

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In 2014, Wynn Resorts, Limited was awarded a gaming license to develop and construct Wynn Boston Harbor, an integrated resort in Everett, Massachusetts, located adjacent to Boston along the Mystic River. The resort will have: a hotel a spa a waterfront boardwalk meeting and convention space casino space retail offerings and food and beverage outlets Wynn Boston Harbor is expected to...

Blacks in Boston: A Fifty Year Retrospective video

Video Link Hubie Jones covers 50 years of contemporary Boston history in this video. The work is hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.