Forget the tea, North End winemaker puts 150 bottles in the ‘Harbor’

From making award-winning wine to aging bottles in the ocean, Richard Jacob does it all The North End is known for serving fine wine, now Richard Jacob of City Winery Boston is trying to expand that reputation of the historic neighborhood as being makers of notable wines. Jacob, a Medford native, recently guided styleboston through …

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Film: ‘Voyeur de la Jeunesse’ wins Best Concept Award at La Jolla festival

LA JOLLA, CA – The team behind Voyeur de la Jeunesse, a short film that was shot entirely in the Boston area, was recognized with the “Best Creative Concept” at the 12th annual La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival. The festival, which was held from July 23-25, is considered to be the Cannes of the …

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Boston’s Back Bay has developed a refreshingly fun atmosphere this season

Summer marks a return to activity for city’s busy shopping and residential district Despite the recent oppressive heat, people waited to park at the Capital Grille at 359 Newbury St. Photo by Thomas Brennan The picket fence of the neighborhood’s streets with Boylston, Newbury and Commonwealth Avenue and the alphabet of cross streets that run …

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Roxbury International Film Festival opens with a hybrid format

23rd annual RoxFilm features more than 70 films including works by local filmmakers A film from Zimbabwe, a story of Roxbury high school senior, and a US-made comedy that was overlooked because of the pandemic are among the highlights of the 23rd annual Roxbury International Film Festival, which is slated to run in a hybrid …

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Emerson ‘alum’ Emma McGill lands TV gig before she gets her diploma

I’d tell them it was actually my first job having graduated from college. Emma McGill Let’s be totally honest, all acting students train to work their craft and expect to toil for a long time waiting for that big break. For recent Emerson College graduate, Emma McGill, things happened pretty quickly as the acting student …

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Oscars 2021 brought back some of the glamour that had been missing in the last year

From gold worn head to toe, to exposed mid-sections, to oversized shoulders, the 93rd annual Academy Awards ceremony brought a bit of old-Hollywood glamour to the fore in what is the first in-person awards ceremony since, well, the 2020 Oscars that was held just before the world shutdown in the Covid-19 pandemic. Nothing about Sunday …

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Not all Graduations are Equal: A College Senior Makes a Plea

In 2020, Covid-19 affected all. Everyone’s life had to change, including college students whose classes and campus life abruptly shifted online. The arrival of this novel coronavirus in March 2020 hit some harder than others: parents, those in the working-class who still had to go to work, lower and middle-class citizens without the means to …

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Childs Gallery: Re-opening with an exciting show

Childs Gallery: Re-opening with an exciting show New space to host John Thompson: An Artist Collects The Childs Gallery is back. The Newbury Street art gallery, which has anchored the block between Dartmouth and Exeter streets since 1937, is currently open for its first post-Covid lockdown show and moving directly across the street from 169 …

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