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. For a museum of cultural institution to be listed, the organization must be known to one of the trustees of the foundation and that persons advocates. Organizations can...

Staff retreats help businesses retain workers and share values.

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Too bad some companies have so many employees that  they can't take everybody on executive retreats. Hold on! Why can't everybody go? Companies are a collection of work groups. Motorcoach buses seat 55 persons, some school buses seat 70. If your company institured a  retreat-to-rewind policy for all employees, the workgroups can figure out their own retreat needs. We'll put travelers with...

Black heritage sites welcome tourists and visitors with content that matters.

Black site is not a label Fenway Park carries well, I would say, but then again, take another look here. Do you know the ball player in the photo?He has a "monument" at Fenway.  A bridge was named after him near the park. Fenway Park restaurants sold sub sandwiches with his name on them.     His name is? ______________________ AfroAmericanNHS...

celebrations and free things to do

Lighthouses on Cape Cod
After July 4th Fireworks, these events are on   Museums, galleries and institutions offering free of charge admission. One Full Day Sightseeing Tours $79 per person - The Battle Trail tour This fully narrated and guided tour follows the route of Paul Revere through Cambridge, Lexington & Concord, Visit Lexington Green and the North Bridge in Concord and see the sites that sparked...

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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...

Martha’s Vineyard business retreat getaway you can customize for your needs.

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Business Retreats The Martha's Vineyard island setting invites business retreats. What do you want: Black heritage, Indian community, beach, the Up island, the Down island? Would you want to experience farming, cheese and wine making, picking shiitake mushrooms, digging clams, milking a cow? May we send sone retreat ideas to your email? Special Group Events Islands do wedding festivities, family reunions, wildly cool activities with...

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...