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Transportation for groups, singles or couples.

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TRANSPORTATION & Tours Bus rental rates provided for motor coach, charter bus transportation trips and group tours for up to 55 persons per vehicle. Private car and van transportation service for two to thirty persons and singles is available. Reservations are encouraged. Airport pickup is available. Whether you are interested in historic Boston area sightseeing or cultural trips, adventures and...

National Black Doll Museum in Massachusetts welcomes doll lovers.

National Black Doll Museum Massachusetts
The National Black Doll Museum of exhibit collection includes 6200 dolls of color with 2700 dolls displayed. The attraction is located at 288 N. Main Street approximately 40 miles south of Boston Proper in the town of Mansfield Massachusetts. CLICK FOR TRANSPORTATION There are seven permanent galleries, a replica African “Dogon “ hut , replica slave girth w’ 700+ dolls, a sports...

Boston Black Heritage Trail tours start May 28th

Mark your calendars! Tours of Boston’s #BlackHeritageTrail come back at 1 pm on May 28th! Tours will run Mondays through Saturdays at 1 pm and meet at the Robert Gould Shaw/54th Regiment Memorial. These tours are FREE! #BostonHistory

Black Heritage Trail NH moves to new Portsmouth location

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The Black Heritage Trail of NH (BHTNH) has moved to a new location at 280 Marcy Street in the old South Meeting House in Portsmouth’s historic South End, effective April 1, 2018. AboutBlackBoston.org offers group tours to black attractions and leisure destinations in New England. The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire is a great place to visit. Buy tickets.  The...

Black barbeque chef Rodney Scott in Charleston SC wins James Beard Best Chef Southeast award.

Full Story — While visiting Charleston, South Carolina, we came across a Sunday headline story in the  Postandcourier.com newspaper about how this Charleston pitmaster with a King Street restaurant became a James Beard Best Chef award winner. Quoting Washington Post columnist Jim Shahin, "he went from a guy putting out amazing barbecue in this itsy-bitsy, tiny whoever-heard-of-it town. There's something really...

Fun Free Fridays no cost admittance to Massachusetts Cultural Attractions every Friday

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Fun Free Fridays  is a no cost admittance program funded by the Highland Street Foundation. Families and individuals get in for free at select Massachusetts cultural institutions on Fridays while passes last, starting June 29th, 2018. Kicking off the year are the ten destinations located across Massachusetts listed below. Click here to request transportation for your group.   click here for the Free Fun...

25 far reaching attractive destinations around the world curated by Black Travel Noire

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Travel Noire members have produced 25 custom travel guides ( $25 ea ) to destinations in Africa, Cuba, Jamaica and other dreamy getaway places. So we're putting in a shameless plug for them because the covers are so cute and perhaps no other black travel club knows as much about world travel as their collective souls. The Blavity Travel Noire...

Black travelers are finding business retreats seductive.

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Black travelers pack mindfulness and other cool activities into business retreats they are taking. The big fist in the photo is from Detroit, but New Englanders won't have to go that far to retreat. We have destinations less than two hours away from Boston that serve professionals. You need a break from the everyday stresses of business life. Even...

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 scene, big city views Jo's Nautical...

Newport live music clip sampling a famous Chic Corea lick.

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"Majestic Warrior," featuring Chic Corea, Stanley Clarke, Al Dimeola and Lenny White was the first music album by Corea we experienced. During a recent Newport jazz festival concert, Chic performed. There's a street named after him in Chelsea Ma, where we worked a number of years.  Well, while at the festival we heard this sonic lick coming up as...