On WGBH: Inside Boston: Roxbury
WGBH News’ Joe Mathieu explores Roxbury with Abrigal Forrester, Dir. of Community Action at the Madison Park Development Corporation, Farai Williams, Artistic Dir. at Hibernian Hall, Joyce Stanley, Exec. Dir. of Dudley Square Main Streets and Napoleon Jones-Henderson, Artist and Pres. of the Roxbury Cultural District!
On Neighborhood Network News: Family Drama on Stage at Hibernian Hall
Tricia Elam Walker talks about the production of her new play, “With Glittering Eyes,” opening October 18 at Hibernian Hall, together with the hall’s artistic director, D. Farai Williams. Interview for BNN News.
On Boston Curbed: Boston Irish heritage sites, mapped
Boston is awash in memorials, monuments, and other reminders of the influence of the sons and daughters of Eire.
Here is a map of 11 of those key sites, for St. Patrick’s Day and beyond.
The sites include obvious pilgrimages such as the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum and the Irish Famine Memorial, but also lesser-known ones such as a largely unmarked mass burial ground off the city’s coast and a testament to the Navy’s first commissioned officer.
In the Bay State Banner: Advocates Fight to Save Melnea Cass Blvd Trees
The Melnea Cass Boulevard “Complete Streets” redesign project, headed by the Boston Transportation Department, is intended to calm traffic and create a more pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly street as well as improve the area’s stormwater drainage. First introduced in 2011, the plans have gone through numerous iterations.