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Holiday Inn Portsmouth
Target Portmouth,  New Hampshire There's a 300-year old burying ground for African and African- descended people underneath a City street in the City of Portsmouth While planning a trip,  I bought two $50 hotel discount gift cards from Verizon Rewards, the online promotional section behind the VerizonWireless member payment portal. The card web site gives you a list of hotels...

Yelp Boston picks for Best Seafood Restaurants

Seafood picks in Boston
Boston Yelpers made noise. Per their ratings, the top ten Boston restaurants for seafood dining in the summer of 2017 are: 1 Neptune Oyster1, 63 Salem Street, North End 2. Manoa Poke Shop300 Beacon St., Somerville 3. Aqua Pazza135 Richmond St., North End 4. Salti Girl, 281 Dartmough Street, Back Bay 5. Row 34383 Congress St., South Boston 6....

Black-owned hotels in Massachusetts and around the country.

Hotel Theresa photo by The original uploader was Uucp at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons., CC BY-SA 2.5
Black-owned hotels and lodging exists in most states and way up here in Massachusetts is no exception. Boston has African-American owned hotels! You've come to the right place to see the list and while you are here, you'll see where you can #buyblack book a night or more in a black-owned hotel in the USA. But first we shoutout Lee...

Wynn Boston Harbor Casino opening date set for mid-2019

Wynn Boston Harbor casino room
In 2014, Wynn Resorts, Limited was awarded a gaming license to develop and construct Wynn Boston Harbor, an integrated resort in Everett, Massachusetts, located adjacent to Boston along the Mystic River. The resort will have: a hotel a spa a waterfront boardwalk meeting and convention space casino space retail offerings and food and beverage outlets Wynn Boston Harbor is expected to...

Blacks in Boston: A Fifty Year Retrospective video

Video Link Hubie Jones covers 50 years of contemporary Boston history in this video. The work is hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

First Boston slave trade remarks made by a governor in 1638.

First Boston slave trade remarks made by a governor. this is the paper with a journal entry from the year 1638 made by Massachusetts Governor John Winthrop about the slave trade.

MGM National Harbor casino opened in 2016 near Washington DC to smashing reviews.

The PR Newswire story about the new MGM NATIONAL HARBOR casino in Maryland said its the first luxury gaming resort in  the Capital Region near Washington DC. It is built as a resort for the world where you'll see views of the Washington Monument, National Mall, U.S. Capitol, Potomac River, National Harbor and Old Town Alexandria and the rolling riverscape of...

First Light Casino and Resort: The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe’s conquest.

The First Light Casino and Resort is announced to the public with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission attending and holding a formal meeting at Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's invite. Living History ( March 15, 2017 ) The Massachusetts Mashpee Wampanoag tribe says they have a solution for achieving sustainability and reversal of their people's 48% unemployment rate and 49% school drop out rate. Their...

NCAAA Museum of the National Center for Afro-American Artists – Boston

The Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists (NCAAA) presents a wide range of historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and more. It leads the $500M Tremont Crossing development where new facilities will go up in the next few years.

Tracing the 1630s English Puritans from Charlestown to founding Boston

Boston common fountain sculpture
Join the group lead by an experienced guide and learn about the summer of 1630, when a small group of English Puritans set foot in Charlestown and then moved across the bay to establish the settlement which they named "Boston." For them - not for the Native Americans who lived in the area  - it was a wilderness, a land unknown. You'll follow...