MGM National Harbor casino opened in 2016 near Washington DC to smashing reviews.

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The PR Newswire story about the new MGM NATIONAL HARBOR casino in Maryland said its the first luxury gaming resort in  the Capital Region near Washington DC. It is built as a resort for the world where you'll see views of the Washington Monument, National Mall, U.S. Capitol, Potomac River, National Harbor and Old Town Alexandria and the rolling riverscape of...

Plainridge Park Casino revenue figures are out for October 2016.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Gross Gaming Revenue for Plainridge Park Casino as of October 2016 report is here. Plainridge Park Casino generated $12,576,794.69 in Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR). The category 2 slots-parlor is taxed on 49% of gross gaming revenue, of that total taxed amount 82% is paid to Local Aid and 18% goes to the Race Horse Development Fund. To...

First Light Casino and Resort: The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe’s conquest.

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The First Light Casino and Resort is announced to the public with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission attending and holding a formal meeting at Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's invite. Living History ( March 15, 2017 ) The Massachusetts Mashpee Wampanoag tribe says they have a solution for achieving sustainability and reversal of their people's 48% unemployment rate and 49% school drop out rate. Their...

Boston celebrates KWANZAA

Here's what's going on in 2016.

NCAAA Museum of the National Center for Afro-American Artists – Boston

The Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists (NCAAA) presents a wide range of historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and more. It leads the $500M Tremont Crossing development where new facilities will go up in the next few years. https://www.youtube.com/embed/tqPAZrevQPE

Tracing the 1630s English Puritans from Charlestown to founding Boston

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Join the group lead by an experienced guide and learn about the summer of 1630, when a small group of English Puritans set foot in Charlestown and then moved across the bay to establish the settlement which they named "Boston." For them - not for the Native Americans who lived in the area  - it was a wilderness, a land unknown. You'll follow...

The Alexandria Virginia waterfront city is a desirable address for D.C. influencers.

Located just 5 miles away from the center of Washington, D.C, .  The City of Alexandria Virginia can boast truthfully about its support for seven museums including the Alexandria African American Heritage Park and the Alexandria Black History Museum 902 Wythe Street Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 838-4356 Review the Alexandria Virginia Black History Site Guide Today's Alexandria is made up of four distinct neighborhoods :...

The Birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States

The shallow mention on the City of Greenboro North Carolina's web site of the actions black students from AT&T University endured when they sat down for a bite to eat at the Woolworth's department store in downtown Greenboro, is surely missed. But at the University of Greensboro there is a substantial volume of material.Today, Greensboro is considered the birthplace of...

Author Phyllis Wheatley is a major exhibit at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Founded in 1791, the Massachusetts Historical Society has collected to tell us the story about American history, life and culture. It holds  millions of rare and unique documents, artifacts, and irreplaceable national treasures. The archive is accessible to everyone with an interests in history. TOURS: https://masshist.org/2012/calendar/tours