The Award for Inspired Leadership is given to a figure who demonstrates the late Senator Edward Kennedy’s passion for service to both community and country, as exemplified by his career in the Senate and the mission of the institute itself.
Kennedy Institute Panel Discusses What’s at Stake for Women’s Health Care
Panelists at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute discussed Title X, reproductive rights, and health care disparities in Massachusetts and the broader nation.
SoWa Open Market Provides a Reason to Shop Local
Fresh produce, stationery, succulents, prints, and so much more can be found every Sunday morning at the SoWa Open Market. Associate metro editor Chloe McAllaster explains why you should go, and more importantly, why you should shop local.
ArtWeek Provides Interactive Experience for All
Through May 6, ArtWeek will feature 525 events in 155 communities across Massachusetts. The festival provides affordable and interactive creative experiences to a diverse range of audiences.
From the Sacred to the Secular, Relics Shape the Gardner Museum
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum curators discussed the significance of relic collecting in relation to the current exhibition “Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth.”
Magnolia Bakery Treats Boston’s Sweet Tooth
The famous bakery featured in Sex in the City has opened its oven doors to Bostonians passing through Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Fan favorites such as its banana pudding and cheesecakes will be paired with desserts close to Boston’s heart, such as a Boston cream pie pudding.
Giving in to Childhood Nostalgia at Seaport Common Seesaws
Associate metro editor Chloe McAllaster reflects on her experience at the Seaport Common ‘Impulse’ installation. The illuminated seesaws are designed to boost mood in the bitter winter months and attracted visitors of all ages.
Newton Power Choice Offers Greener Electricity
The city of Newton is in the process of developing an electricity aggregation plan called Newton Power Choice. Once implemented, the program will increase the amount of renewable energy available to residents.
Boston Design Week Highlights Present and Future of Design Innovation
The theme of the fifth-annual Boston Design Week is now, new, next. The festival emphasizes innovation in product design, architecture, technology, art, and more.
City Hall Opens Gallery, Tale of Women’s History Told Through Prints
Four female members of the Boston Printmakers used etching, lithography, relief printmaking, and mono printing to depict figurative images of women’s issues in Boston City Hall’s “March Four Women” gallery.