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Multicultural Boston is published on behalf of Boston’s major colleges and universities by Collegia, Inc., © 2009. Reproduction of any part of this publication without the express written consent of the publisher is prohibited. Address correspondence to: Collegia, Inc. 18 Grove Street Wellesley, MA 02482 781-431-7755 ch@collegia.com

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Welcome to Boston, "America's College Town." When you get the urge to venture off campus you'll be amazed by the wealth of multicultural resources in your new backyard.You see, Boston is a city of strong neighborhoods which are as diverse and interesting as the people who live there. Here you can go salsa dancing in Jamaica Plain or eat tender tandoori chicken in the South End; play with huge yellow dragons in Chinatown or dance to Hip Hop in Roxbury; savor the North End's Italian delicacies or hear a Latino street performer in Cambridge. And when you're ready to dive in deeper, there are community organizations and career networks here to nurture your dreams and build life-long connections. Boston has many places to explore and a place for everyone. Have fun finding yours!


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Multicultural Boston is published on behalf of Boston’s major colleges and universities by Collegia, Inc., © 2009. Reproduction of any part of this publication without the express written consent of the publisher is prohibited. Address correspondence to: Collegia, Inc. 18 Grove Street Wellesley, MA 02482 781-431-7755 ch@collegia.com

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Welcome to Boston, "America's College Town." When you get the urge to venture off campus you'll be amazed by the wealth of multicultural resources in your new backyard.You see, Boston is a city of strong neighborhoods which are as diverse and interesting as the people who live there. Here you can go salsa dancing in Jamaica Plain or eat tender tandoori chicken in the South End; play with huge yellow dragons in Chinatown or dance to Hip Hop in Roxbury; savor the North End's Italian delicacies or hear a Latino street performer in Cambridge. And when you're ready to dive in deeper, there are community organizations and career networks here to nurture your dreams and build life-long connections. Boston has many places to explore and a place for everyone. Have fun finding yours!


EVERY COLLEGE STUDENT’S GUIDE TO GREATER BOSTON Boston invites endless exploration, day or night. Whether you seek a casual vibe, an urban adventure, or exciting nightlife, the colors below will help you navigate all that Boston’s multicultural landscape has to offer. It won’t be long before you discover that the city known as “America’s College Town” is not just a great place to study, it’s a great place to live. EAT Ethnic Dining || Favorites || Markets SHOP International Shopping || Destinations || Record Shops PLAY Cultural Attractions || Clubs || Events || Film || Fun SAVE Student Discounts || Boston on a Budget LIVE Housing || Personal Care || Media || Transit || Health Care WORSHIP Places of Worship CONNECT Foreign Consulates || Cultural Resources

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Dining al fresco in the South End. ETHNIC DINING PRICE KEY

$ student budget $$ bit of a splurge $$$ when parents pay

African American/Caribbean Addis Red Sea $$ E4 Ethiopian 544 Tremont Street South End 617-426-8727 www.addisredsea.com Asmara $ B2 Ethiopian /East African 739 Massachusetts Avenue Central Square, Cambridge 617-864-7447 www.asmararestaurantboston.com

EAT Ethnic Dining || Favorites || Markets

Baraka Café $$ B2 North African/Algerian 801/2 Pearl Street Central Square, Cambridge 617-868-3951 www.barakacafe.com Bon Appetit $ Caribbean 1138 Blue Hill Avenue Dorchester 617-825-5544 Fasika $ African/Ethiopian 145 Broadway Somerville 617-628-9300 www.fasikarestaurant.com Flames Restaurant $ B5 Caribbean 746 Huntington Avenue Mission Hill 617-734-1911 Highland Cuisine $ Cajun/Southern 2-4 Highland Avenue Somerville 617-625-8333 Irie Jamaican Style Restaurant $ cc14 310 Bowdoin Street Bowdoin/Geneva, Dorchester 617-929-3866 Kennedy Fried Chicken $ bb11 2360 Washington Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-442-6927 www.studyboston.com

Redbones $$ Barbeque 55 Chester Street Union Square, Somerville 617-628-2200 www.redbones.com Restaurante Cesaria $$ cc14 Cape Verdean 266 Bowdoin Street Bowdoin/Geneva, Dorchester 617-282-1998 www.restaurantecesaria.com Silver Slipper Restaurant $ bb11 Great breakfast 2387 Washington Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-442-4853 Soul Fire $ dd11 Barbeque 182 Harvard Avenue Allston 617-787-3003 www.soulfirebbq.com Sunrise Cuisine $ Caribbean 76 Middlesex Avenue Somerville 617-623-2992 The Coast Café $ A2 Southern/Soul 233 River Street Central Square, Cambridge 617-354-7644 www.coastsoulcafe.com The Village Smokehouse $$ A5 1 Harvard Street Brookline Village, Brookline 617-566-3782 www.villagesmokehouse.com

Asian 9 Tastes $ A1 Thai 50 JFK Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-547-6666 www.9taste.com All Asia Café $ B2 334 Massachusetts Avenue Central Square, Cambridge 617-497-1544 www.allasiabar.com


P.F. Changs $$ E3 Prudential Center/Theatre District 800 Boylston Street/8 Park Plaza Back Bay 617-378-9961 / 617-573-0821

Bamboo $ Thai 1616 Commonwealth Avenue Allston 617-734-8192 www.bamboothairestaurant.com

Pho Hoa $ Vietnamese 1356 Dorchester Avenue dd14 Field’s Corner, Dorchester 617-287-9746 17 Beach Street E3 Chinatown 617-423-3934 www.phohoaboston.com

Chau Chow City $$ E3 Premier Dim Sum 83 Essex Street Chinatown 617-338-8158 China Pearl $ E4 Dim Sum 9 Tyler Street Chinatown 617-426-4338 Eldo Cake House $ E3 36 Harrison Avenue Chinatown 617-350-7977 Empire Garden $ E4 Dim Sum 690 Washington Street Chinatown 617-482-8898 Grasshopper Vegan $$ dd11 Asian/vegetarian 1 North Beacon Street Allston 617-254-8883 www.grasshoppervegan.com Hing Shing Pastry $ E4 67 Beach Street Chinatown 617-451-1162 House of Tibet Kitchen $ Tibetan cuisine 235 Holland Street Davis Square, Somerville 617-629-7567

Pho Pasteur $ E4 Vietnamese 682 Washington Street Chinatown 617-482-7467 Qingdao Garden $$ Chinese 2382 Massachusetts Avenue Porter Square, Cambridge 617-492-7540 www.qingdao-garden.com Rangzen $$ B2 Asian/Tibetan 24 Pearl Street Central Square, Cambridge 617-354-8881 Sakurabana $$ F3 Japanese 57 Broad Street Downtown 617-542-4311 www.sakurabanaonline.com Seoul Food $ A3 Korean 1759 Massachusetts Avenue Porter Square, Cambridge 617-864-6299 Tremont House of Siam $$ D4 592 Tremont Street South End 617-267-7426

Koreana $$ B2 154-158 Prospect Street Central Square, Cambridge 617-576-8661 www.koreanaboston.com

Wagamama’s $ Japanese Raman Noodle Bar Quincy Market Bldg., Faneuil Hall F3 Downtown 57 JFK Street A1 617-742-9242 Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-499-0930 Prudential Center D4 Back Bay 617-778-2344 www.wagamama.us

Ma Soba $$ E2 156 Cambridge Street Beacon Hill 617-973-6680 www.masobaboston.com

Wu Chon House $$ D1 Korean 290 Somerville Avenue Union Square, Somerville 617-623-3313

Myers & Chang E4 Chinese 1145 Washington Street South End 617-542-5200 www.myersandchang.com

Yi Soon Bakery $ dd11 112 Brighton Avenue Allston 617-254-3099

Ittyo $ A3 Japanese 1815 Massachusetts Avenue Porter Square, Cambridge 617-354-5944

Oishii $$$ E5 Sushi 1166 Washington Street South End 617-361-6888

Yum Yum Chinese Restaurant $ dd14 1493 Dorchester Avenue Field’s Corner, Dorchester 617-282-2830

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EAT Ethnic Dining || Favorites || Markets

Anna’s Donut Bakery $ dd13 Vietnamese coffee shop 1035 Dorchester Avenue Upham’s Corner, Dorchester 617-288-9889


PRICE KEY

$ student budget $$ bit of a splurge $$$ when parents pay

Global Andre's Café $ D5 Middle Eastern 811 Harrison Avenue South End 617-267-9599 Cafe Eilat $ Kosher restaurant 406 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-277-7770 www.cafe-eilat.com Corner Cafe $ D5 502 Massachusetts Avenue South End 617-536-9700 Helmand $$ D2 Afghan cuisine 143 First Street East Cambridge 617-492-4646 www.helmandrestaurantcambridge.com Hidyan Café $ B4 Turkish 80 Kilmarnock Street Fenway 617-437-0966

EAT Ethnic Dining || Favorites || Markets

Kupel’s $ Best bagels 421 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-566-9528

Zaftigs $ Kosher deli 335 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-975-0075 www.zaftigs.com

Indian Bengal Café $ 2263 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge 617-492-1944 www.bengalcafe.com Bukhara $ aa15 701 Centre Street Jamaica Plain Center 617-522-2195 Diva Indian Bistro $$ A2 246 Elm Street Davis Square, Somerville 617-629-4963 India Samraat Restaurant $$ C4 51- A Massachusetts Avenue Back Bay 617-247-0718 www.indiasamraat.com Kashmir $$$ D4 279 Newbury Street Back Bay 617-536-1695 www.kashmirrestaurant.com Rani Indian Bistro $$ A4 1353 Beacon Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-734-0400 www.ranibistro.com

Italian

Lala Rokh $$ E3 Persian 97 Mount Vernon Street Beacon Hill 617-720-5511 www.lalarokh.com

Caffé Vittoria $ F2 First Italian café in Boston 290-296 Hanover Street North End 617-227-7606 www.vittoriacaffe.com

Medina Market’s Kitchen $ dd11 Indian/Pakistani 72 Brighton Avenue Allston 617-787-4400

Giacomo’s Restorante $ F2 355 Hanover Street North End 617-523-9026

Rami’s $ Israeli 324 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-738-3577 www.ramisboston.com

Mike’s Pastry $ F2 300 Hanover Street North End 617-742-3050 www.mikespastry.com

Steve’s Greek $$ C4 316 Newbury Street Back Bay 617-267-1817 www.stevesgreek.com Sultan’s Kitchen $ F3 Turkish 116 State Street Downtown, near Faneuil Hall 617-570-9009 www.sultans-kitchen.com Wonder Spice Café $$ aa15 Cambodian/Thai 697 Centre Street Jamaica Plain Center 617-522-0200

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Modern Pastry $ F2 257 Hanover Street North End 617-523-3783 www.modernpastry.com Pizzeria Regina $ F2 11 Thacher Court (between Endicott & Margin) North End 617-227-0765 www.pizzeriaregina.com


Scoozi $$ D4 237 Newbury Street Back Bay 617-247-8847 www.scooziboston.com

Don Ricardo's Restaurant $ D(E)5 Latin American 57 West Dedham Street South End 617-247-9249

Latino/Hispanic

El Embajador jjjjjjjj bb15 Spanish 3371 Washington Street Egleston Square, Jamaica Plain 617-524-6812

Anna’s Taqueria $ 1412 Beacon Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-739-7300 www.annastaqueria.com Boloco $ 71 Mt. Auburn Street A1 Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-354-5838 137 Massachusetts Avenue C4 Back Bay 617-369-9087 www.boloco.com for other locations

El Kiosco $ Brazilian 972 Saratoga Street East Boston 617-561-0101 El Oriental de Cuba $ aa14 416 Centre Street Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain 617-524-6464

Border Café $$ A1 Mexican 32 Church Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-864-6100 www.bordercafe.com Café Belo $ dd11 Brazilian 181 Brighton Avenue Allston 617-783-4858 Café Brazil $ dd11 421 Cambridge Street Allston 617-789-5980 www.cafebrazilrestaurant.com Camino Real $ dd11 Columbian 48 Harvard Avenue Allston 617-254-5088 www.caminorealrestaurant.com

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Casa Portugal $$ C1 Portuguese 1200 Cambridge Street East Cambridge, Cambridge 617-491-8880 Casa Romero $$ D4 30 Gloucester Street Back Bay 617-536-4341 www.casaromero.com Dali Restaurant and Tapas Bar $$ Spanish 415 Washington Street Somerville 617-661-3254 www.dalirestaurant.com

El Triunfo $ E4 Mexican 147 East Berkeley Street Roxbury 617-542-8499 www.eltriunfoboston.com Estrella Bakery $ bb14 Dominican bakery 333 Centre Street Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain 617-983-3030 Fajitas and Ritas $ E3 Mexican 25 West Street Downtown 617-426-1222 www.fajitasandritas.com Forest Café $$ Mexican 1682 Massachusetts Avenue Harvard Sq./Porter Sq., Cambridge 617-661-7810 www.theforestcafe.com

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Dining out with friends on Newbury Street.


Bazaar on Cambridge Street, Allston’s European market. Izzy's Sub Shop $ C1 169 Harvard Street Kendall Square, Cambridge 617-661-3910 Ka’ Carlos $ cc13 Spanish/Portuguese 33 Hancock Street Uphams Corner, Dorchester 617-282-4616 La Papusa Guanaca $ aa14 Latin American 378 Centre Street Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain 617-524-4900 Machu Picchu Restaurant $$ D1 Peruvian 307 Somerville Avenue Union Square, Somerville 617-628-7070 www.machupicchuboston.com

EAT Ethnic Dining || Favorites || Markets

Merengue $$ bb12 Latin American/Dominican 156 -160 Blue Hill Avenue Grove Hall, Roxbury 617-445-5403 www.merenguerestaurant.com Muqueca $$ C1 Brazilian/Latin American 1093 Cambridge Street Inman Square, Cambridge 617-354-3296 www.muquecarestaurant.com Neighborhood Restaurant & Bakery $ Portuguese/great breakfast D1 25 Bow Street Union Square, Somerville 617-628-2151 www.theneighborhoodrestaurantand bakery.com Ole Mexican Grill $$$ B1 11 Springfield Street Inman Square, Cambridge 617-492-4495 www.olegrill.com Orinoco-A Latin Kitchen $$$ D5 Venezuelan, casual 477 Shawmut Avenue South End 617-369-7075 www.orinocokitchen.com

Toro $$ D5 Barcelona-inspired Tapas 1704 Washington Street South End 617-536-4300

All-Around Favorites Algiers Coffee House $ A1 Middle-eastern influenced food 40 Brattle Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-492-1557 Boston House of Pizza $ C5 305 Huntington Avenue Fenway 617-266-4605 www.bhop-online.com Chacho’s Pizza and Subs $ aa11 1502 Tremont Street Roxbury 617-445-6738 Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe $ D4 Charlie’s served blacks and whites together before desegregation. 429 Columbus Avenue South End 617-536-7669 Jelly Coffee Shop $ bb14 284 Centre Street Jackson Square, Jamaica Plain 617-524-2204 J.P. Licks Ice Cream $ JP Center / Coolidge Corner / Davis Square / Mission Hill / BackBay www.jplicks.com Simco’s $ cc11 Hot dog and ice cream stand 1509 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan 617-296-3800 Stash’s Grill $ bb11 150 Dudley Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-989-0200 U Burger $ A3 1022 Commonwealth Avenue Allston 617-487-4855

Padaria Brasil Bakery $ 125 Harvard Avenue Allston 617-202-6783

Upham’s House of Pizza $ cc13 566 Columbia Road #A Upham’s Corner, Dorchester 617-282-7141 www.uphamshouse.com

Tacos El Charro $ aa14 Mexican 349 Centre Street Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain 617-522-2578

Veggie Planet $ A1 47 Palmer Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-661-1513 www.veggieplanet.net

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African American/Caribbean Caribbean Market cc14 217 Bowdoin Street Bowdoin/Geneva, Dorchester 617-282-0167 Plensa African Market bb13 373 Blue Hill Avenue Grove Hall, Roxbury 617-442-2300 Tropical Foods bb11 2101 Washington Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-442-7439

Asian Chang Shing Tofu D2 Japanese 37-39 Rogers Street East Cambridge 617-868-8878 C-Mart Supermarket E4 692 Washington Street Chinatown 617-988-8118 Foodie’s Urban Market E5 1421 Washington Street South End 617-266-9911 Reliable Meat Market D1 South Korean 45 Union Square Union Square, Somerville 617-623-9620 Sun Sun Co. E3 18 Oxford Street Chinatown 617-426–6494 Super 88 Market Chinatown/Allston/Dorchester www.super88market.com

Global Bazaar on Cambridge Street dd11 424 Cambridge Street Allston 617-787-1511 Bob’s Pita Bakery Middle Eastern 748 South Street Roslindale 617-325-1585 Boston Halal Meat Market F2 114 Blackstone Street Downtown 617-722-9969 Haymarket F2 Outdoor market near Faneuil Hall Blackstone Street and surrounding area Downtown Fridays and Saturdays

Shalimar India Food and Spices B2 571 Massachusetts Avenue Central Square, Cambridge 617-868-8311 Syrian Grocery Importing Company 270 Shawmut Avenue E4 South End 617-426-1458 The Butcherie Full service kosher supermarket 428 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-731-9888 www.butcherie.com

Latino/Hispanic Hi-Lo aa14 Hispanic 450 Centre Street Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain 617-522-6364 La Internacional Foods Corp. D1 Latin American 318 Somerville Avenue Union Square, Somerville 617-776-8855 Latin Market aa13 3201 Washington Street Egleston Square, Jamaica Plain 617-522-8719

Boston Farmers Markets

City Hall Plaza (May-Nov) E2-F3 Cambridge Street Mon & Wed; 11am-6pm

Copley Square (May-Nov) D4 St. James Avenue & Dartmouth Street Tue & Fri; 11am-6pm Dewey Square (May-Oct) F3 Across from South Station Tue & Thu; 11:30am-6:30pm

Prudential Center (May-Oct) D4 800 Boylston Street Thursdays; 11am-6pm

Cambridge Farmers Markets Cambridgeport (June-Oct) A3 Morse School Parking Lot Magazine Street & Memorial Drive Saturdays; 10am-2pm Central Square (June-Nov) B2 Parking Lot #5, Bishop Allen Dr. & Norfolk Street Mondays; 11:30am-6pm

Harvard University (June-Oct) A1 Intersection of Oxford & Kirkland Sts. Tuesdays; 12:30pm-6pm Kendall Square (June-Sept) D2 500 Kendall Street Thursdays; 11am-2pm

Madras Masala A5 191 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-566-9943 Moscow International Food Store Russian supermarket dd11 133 Harvard Avenue Allston 617-782-6644 www.studyboston.com

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MARKETS


The Crossroads Trade in Brookline. INTERNATIONAL SHOPPING African Market Imported African goods 481 Moody Street Waltham 781-736-9008

SHOP International Shopping || Destinations || Record Shops

A Nubian Notion, Inc. bb11 African/Caribbean gifts 41 Warren Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-442-2622 www.anubiannotion.com Bodega C4 Urban Store 6 Clearway Street Fenway 617-421-1550 www.bdgastore.com Crossroads Trade A4 271 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-975-2001 www.crossroadstrade.com Diseno E4 South-American home goods 409 Harrison Avenue South End 617-423-2008 www.disenoboston.com Horai-San A5 Eastern-influenced goods 242 Washington Street Brookline Village 617-277-4321 www.horai-san.com Judith Dowling Asian Art E3 Premier Asian art dealer 133 Charles Street Beacon Hill 617-523-5211 www.judithdowling.com Karmaloop D4 Urban street fashion 160 Newbury Street Back Bay 617-369-0100 www.karmaloop.com Kok Wa Inc. E4 Gift & bookstore 8A Tyler Street Chinatown 617-695-3228 Kolbo A4 Jewish art gallery and bookstore 437 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-731-8743 www.studyboston.com

Little Tibet A1 Imported clothing 1174 Massachusetts Avenue Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-868-1030 Matsu D4 Eclectic mix of attire and home decor 259 Newbury Street Back Bay 617-266-9709 www.matsuboston.com Moroccan Caravan D1 Moroccan products 285 Washington Street Union Square, Somerville 617-314-7002 www.moroccancaravan.com My Xuyen Gift Shop dd15 Vietnamese pop culture store 1459 Dorchester Avenue Fields Corner, Dorchester 617-288-5726 Nomad A3 Multicultural/exotic gifts 1741 Massachusetts Avenue Porter Square, Cambridge 617-497-6677 www.nomadcambridge. com Schoenhof's Foreign Books A1 Largest selection of foreign-language books in North America 76A Mount Auburn Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-547-8855 www.schoenhofs.com Shan Tang dd11 Traditional Chinese pharmacy 171 Harvard Avenue Allston 617-787-3600 Taste of Culture A1 International gifts and crafts 1160 Massachusetts Avenue Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-868-0389 Ten Thousand Villages Multicultural arts 694 Massachusetts Avenue B2 Central Square, Cambridge 617-876-2414 226 Harvard Street A4 Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-277-7700 www.tenthousandvillages.com


The Pear Tree A4 International arts and crafts 1298 Beacon Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-277-9330 www.thepeartreeofbrookline.com Tokyo Kid A1 Huge selection of animé 36 JFK Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-661-9277 www.tokyokid.com Vasallo’s Men’s Fashions aa14 362 Centre Street Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain 617-522-0005 Venus Cosmetic B2 Products for African Americans 32 Prospect Street Central Square, Cambridge 617-492-0870 SHOPPING DESTINATIONS CambridgeSide Galleria D2 100 CambridgeSide Place East Cambridge 617-621-8666 www.shopcambridgeside.com Copley Place Mall D4 100 Huntington Avenue Back Bay 617-369-5000 www.shopcopleyplace.com Coolidge Corner A4 Brookline www.coolidgecornermerchants.com

SoWa Open Market (May-Oct) E4 Weekly outdoor artisan market 10am-4pm 540 Harrison Avenue South End www.southendopenmarket.com RECORD SHOPS Franklin’s C.D. bb14 314 Centre Street Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain 617-522-9745 Newbury Comics C4 Indie labels and vinyl 332 Newbury Street Back Bay 617-236-4930 www.newburycomics.com Skippy White's Records aa13 Jazz/Blues/Soul/R&B 1971 Columbus Avenue Egleston Square, Roxbury 617-524-4500 Stereo Jack's Records A3 Used CDs & vinyl 1686 Massachusetts Avenue near Porter Square, Cambridge 617-497-9447 www.stereojacks.com Twisted Village A1 Eclectic avant garde/noise/electronic/ psych/jazz/soul/world music 12 Eliot Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-354-6898 Underground HipHop D4 234 Huntington Avenue Back Bay 617-262-0200 www.undergroundhiphop.com

Faneuil Hall Marketplace F3 75 State Street Downtown 617-523-1300 www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com Harvard Avenue dd11 Allston Harvard Square A1 Cambridge www.harvardsquare.com Harvard Street A5 Brookline Moody Street Waltham www.discoverwaltham.com Newbury Street D4 Back Bay www.newbury-st.com The Shops at Prudential Center D4 800 Boylston Street Back Bay www.prudentialcenter.com First Thursday Celebrations (6-8pm) The first Thursday of every month, shops & restaurants display artists’ work. aa15 Centre & South Streets, Jamiaca Plain www.jpcentresouth.org

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SHOP International Shopping || Destinations || Record Shops

The Israel Book Shop A4 410 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-566-7113


The Institute of Contemporary Art is free every Thursday evening.

PLAY Cultural Attractions || Clubs || Events || Film || Fun

A. Philip Randolph Statue D4 The “grandfather” of the civil rights movement, organized the “March on Washington.” Back Bay T Station 45 Dartmouth Street Copley Square Arthur M. Sackler Museum Harvard University A1 Ancient Islamic, Asian, and Indian art 32 Quincy Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-495-9400 www.artmuseums.harvard.edu/sackler

Boston Open Studios (Sept. - Dec.) Boston neighborhood artists open their studios to the public on select weekends www.cityofboston.gov/arts/visual/openstudios.asp Cambridge Black History Trail Tour places where prominent members of the African-American community have lived and worked. Cambridge & Boston www.cambridgema.gov Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center 41 Second Street D1 East Cambridge 617-577-1400 www.cmacusa.org Casa de la Cultura/Center for Latino Arts D5 Cultural events, gallery exhibits, salsa nights & Latino performance series. 85 West Newton Street South End www.villavictoriaarts.org Chinese Heritage Trail E4 Self-guided tour through Chinatown. www.asiancdc.org Chinatown Dillaway Thomas House Heritage State Park aa11 183 Roxbury Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-445-3399 Discover Roxbury Trolley tours through historic Roxbury Roxbury 617-427-1006 www.discoverroxbury.org

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Hamill Gallery of Tribal Art bb11 2164 Washington Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-442-8204 www.hamillgallery.com Harriet Tubman House/ United South End Settlements D5 566 Columbus Avenue South End 617-536-8610 uses.org/harriet_tubman_house.htm 100 Northern Avenue Seaport District 617-478-3100 www.icaboston.org

* Institute of Contemporary Art

Kaji Aso Studio C4 Institute for the Arts 40 Saint Stephen Street Fenway 617-247-1719 www.kajiasostudio.com Museum of African American History The Abiel Smith School and African Meeting House E3 46 Joy Street Beacon Hill 617-725-0022 www.afroammuseum.org

* Museum of Fine Arts Boston 465 Huntington Avenue Fenway 617-267-9300 www.mfa.org

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Mytown C4 Guided tours exploring contributions of immigrant and ethnic communities 70 Burbank Street Fenway 617-536-8696 www.mytowninc.org New England Holocaust Memorial F3 Dedication to the 6 million lives lost Congress Street Downtown, near Faneuil Hall www.nehm.com The Black Heritage Trail E3 1.6 mile self-guided tour 46 Joy Street Beacon Hill 617-742-5415 www.afroammuseum.org

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CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS


Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant and Music Club A2 17 Holland Street Davis Square, Somerville 617-776-2004 www.johnnyds.com

CLUBS

Matt Murphy’s Pub A5 Irish pub and music venue 14 Harvard Street Brookline Village 617-232-0188 www.mattmurphyspub.com

An Tua Nua B4 Pub / nightclub 835 Beacon Street Fenway 617-262-2121 www.antuatuabar.com Blue Wave F4 Poetry / Latin / Soul 343 Congress Street South Boston 617-790-0720 www.bluewavebarlounge.com Club Lido International music 1290 North Shore Road Revere 781-289-3080 www.clublido.com Great Scott dd11 Live music venue 1222 Commonwealth Avenue Allston 617-566-9014 www.greatscottboston.com Green Street Grill B2 Live music and dining 280 Green Street Central Square, Cambridge 617-876-1655 www.greenstreetgrill.com Harpers Ferry dd11 Live music venue 158 Brighton Avenue Allston 617-254-7380 www.harpersferryboston.com Havana Club B2 Friday night salsa 288 Green Street Central Square, Cambridge 617-312-5550 www.havanaclubsalsa.com House of Blues Boston C4 15 Lansdowne Street Fenway 888-693-2583 www.houseofblues.com/boston

Mojitos Latin Dance Club E3 48 Winter Street Downtown 617-817-2533 www.mojitosboston.com Regattabar A1 Jazz / Blues club at the Charles Hotel 1 Bennett Street Harvard Square, Cambridge www.regattabarjazz.com Ryles Jazz Club B1 212 Hampshire Street Inman Square, Cambridge 617-876-9330 www.ryles.com Slade’s Bar and Grill D5 Jazz club Black comedy explosion Wednesdays, Sultry Saturdays, Latin Sundays 958 Tremont Street South End 617-442-4600 www.sladesbar.com Tabu Boston Ultra lounge & nightclub, Latin Saturdays 168 Broadway Route 1 North Saugus, North Shore 781-231-5111 www.tabuboston.com The District Boston F4 Strictly Latin music 180 Lincoln Street Chinatown 617-426-0180 www.districtboston.com The Middle East B2 Live music venue 472 Massachusetts Avenue Central Square, Cambridge 617-492-9181 www.mideastclub.com

The Middle East boasts trendy cuisine and live music.

PLAY Cultural Attractions || Clubs || Events || Film || Fun

The National Center of Afro-American Artists aa13 300 Walnut Avenue Roxbury 617-442-8614 www.ncaaa.org


Racing at the Dragon Boat Festival.

Wonder Bar dd11 Live soul, funk, and Jazz 186 Harvard Avenue Allston 617-351-2665 www.wonderbarboston.com

Taste of the South End (March) E4 Dozens of restaurants offer discounts to benefit the Aids Action Committee Boston Center for the Arts 539 Tremont Street South End www.aac.org

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Spring/Summer Events

Fall/Winter Events

PLAY Cultural Attractions || Clubs || Events || Film || Fun

Chinese New Year Celebration (February) E4 Beach and Hudson Street Chinatown 617-542-2574

Beantown Jazz Festival (September) Jazz fusion, contemporary jazz, blues, gospel and salsa South End www.beantownjazz.org Boston Blues Festival (September) Esplanade’s Hatch Shell D3 23 Embankment Road Back Bay The Boston Arts Festival (September) Two-day outdoor festival featuring performing and visual arts Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, Atlantic Avenue F2 Downtown El Dia de los Muertos (November) Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center D1 41 Second Street Cambridge 617-577-1400 First Night Boston New Year’s Eve celebration in the city www.firstnight.org Celebrating the Life & Achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. E3 The Museum of African American History honors MLK, Jr. on MLK Day Walsh Theatre, Suffolk University 55 Temple Street Beacon Hill 617-725-0022 www.afroammuseum.org City of Boston’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Two days of free events for MLK Day Downtown Boston African American Theatre Festival (Late January-Mid February) Calderwood Pavilion, BCA E4 539 Tremont Street South End 617-426-5000 www.studyboston.com

Cinco de Mayo Celebration (May 5) Quincy Market, Faneuil Hall F3 Downtown Pride Week (June) New England’s largest and most colorful gay pride events Boston www.bostonpride.org Dragon Boat Festival (June) Along the Charles River Cambridge www.bostondragonboat.org Juneteenth Celebration (June) aa13 Commemorates abolition of slavery Franklin Park Roxbury www.franklinparkcoalition.org Cambridge River Festival (June) Music, dance, poetry, art & international food Cambridge www.ci.cambridge.ma.us Bastille Day (July 14) French national holiday celebration Back Bay www.frenchlib.org/events/bastille.cfm Gospel Fest (July) F2-3 City Hall Plaza Downtown www.cityofboston.gov/arts Puerto Rican Festival (July) bb11 1927 Washington Street Roxbury 866-481-0695 www.puertoricanfestivalofma.com Hip Hop Fest (August) F2-3 City Hall Plaza Downtown www.cityofboston.gov/arts

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Wally’s Café D5 Jazz club 427 Massachusetts Avenue South End 617-424-1408 www.wallyscafe.com


Boston Common Frog Pond Ice Skating (November-March) E3 84 Beacon Street Downtown 617-635-2120

Dominican Festival and Parade (Aug.) Ramsey Park bb11 Roxbury 617-201-2909

Chez Vous Disco Rink 11 Rhoades Street Dorchester 617-825-6877 www.chezvousskate.com

Cambridge Carnival International (August) C-D2 Multicultural festival Kendall Square, Cambridge 617-492-2518 www.cambridge-usa.org

DoReMi Karaoke dd11 442 Cambridge Street Allston 617-738-8900 www.doremikaraoke.net

Caribbean Carnival (August) aa11 Reggie Lewis Center 1350 Tremont Street Roxbury 617-541-3535 India Day Festival (August) D3 Esplanade’s Hatch Shell 23 Embankment Road Back Bay FILM Boston Film Festival (September) C2 Kendall Square Cinema Cambridge www.bostonfilmfestival.org Brattle Theatre A1 Independent, international & classics 40 Brattle Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-876-6837 www.brattlefilm.org Kendall Square Cinema C2 Independent, foreign & classic films One Kendall Square Cambridge 617-499-1996 www.landmarktheatres.com Roxbury Film Festival (July) Celebrating filmmakers of color Roxbury www.roxburyfilmfestival.org The Coolidge Corner Theater A4 Not-for-profit independent theater 290 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-734-2500 www.coolidge.org Turkish Film Festival (Mar - May) C5 Museum of Fine Arts Fenway www.bostonturkishfilmfestival.org FUN Arnold Arboretum Lots of space to walk, run or bike 125 Arborway Jamaica Plain 617-524-1718 www.arboretum.harvard.edu Blue Hills Reservation Hiking, biking, swimming, and skiing 695 Hillside Street Milton, Greater Boston 617-698-1802 Boston Bowl 820 Morrissey Boulevard Dorchester 617-825-3800

In line Skating/Biking (Apr - Nov) Sundays 11am-7pm Memorial Drive is closed for recreation from Western Avenue to the Eliot Bridge Cambridge Kelly Outdoor Skating Rink bb14 One Marbury Terrace Jamaica Plain 617-727-7000 Milky Way Lounge & Lanes bb15 The Brewery, 284 Amory Street near Jamaica Plain Center 617-524-3740 www.milkywayjp.com Roller World 425 Broadway Saugus, North Shore 781-231-1111 www.roller-world.com Urban AdvenTours F2 Exciting bicycle tours of Boston 103 Atlantic Avenue Downtown 617-233-7595 www.urbanadventours.com DANCE CLASSES Art of Black Dance & Music (ABDM) 32 Cameron Avenue Davis Square, Somerville 617-666-1859 www.abdm.net

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Dance Complex B2 536 Massachusetts Avenue Central Square, Cambridge 617-547-9363 www.dancecomplex.org The Jeannette Neill Dance Studio E2 261 Friend Street, 5th Floor North End 617-523-1355 www.jndance.com www.studyboston.com

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August Moon Festival (August) E3 Commemorates the overthrow of the Yuan dynasty in 1368 AD. 617-542-2574 Chinatown


Spending the day with friends in Copley Square.

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ON A BUDGET! Cruise the Charles River. For only $22.05 you can take a 90 minute narrated tour of Boston Harbor, the Charles River, and its locks. Boats leave Long Wharf near Faneuil Hall. 800-213-2474. F3

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Gaze at the Stars at BU’s Coit Observatory. FREE stargazing on Wednesdays at 7:30pm during the fall and winter, and 8:30pm during the spring and summer. B train on the Green line to Boston University 725 Commonwealth Avenue Call 617-353-2630. B4 Explore The Museum of AfroAmerican History. Follow the 1.6 mile Black Heritage Trail and learn the history of African Americans in New England prior to the Civil War. Suggested donation is $5. Red or Green Line to Park Street or the Blue Line to Bowdoin. 617-725-0022 www.afroammuseum.org E3 Go behind the scenes at Fenway Park. For $12, visit America's most beloved ballpark and tour baseball history—the place where the Babe pitched and the 2007 World Champions thrill fans today. Guided tours last one hour; arrive 15 minutes prior to tour. Call 617-226-6666. C4 Discover the Museum of Science. Exhibit halls for $19.00, the Omni, Planetarium, or Laser Show for $9.00. Package deals available or reserve free passes from any of the branches of the Boston Public Library. Go to mos.org or call 617-723-2500. E2 Free Beantown Tours Download a free walking tour onto an MP3 player. www.bostonharborwalk.com www.audisseyguides.com

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ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS AMC Loews Boston Common E3 $8 discounted price with valid student ID 175 Tremont Street Chinatown 617-423-5801 American Repertory Theatre A1 $60 for five admissions Student Rush same day $15, advance purchase $25, student ID required 64 Brattle Street Cambridge 617-547-8300 www.amrep.org Arthur M. Sackler Museum A1 $6 student admission with ID Harvard University 32 Quincy Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-495-9400 www.artmuseums.harvard.edu/visit Arts Boston Dance, theater, and music event discounts www.artsboston.org Blue Man Group E4 $30 rush tickets any performance, call for availability, student ID required Charles Playhouse 14 Warrenton Place Theater District 617-426-6912 www.blueman.com Boston Ballet E3 $20 student rush tickets, 2 hours prior Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre 539 Washington Street South End 617-695-6950 www.bostonballet.org Boston Center for the Arts E4 $35 discounted student membership 539 Tremont Street South End 617-426-5000 www.bcaonline.org Boston Chamber Music Society D1 $5 student rush tickets, 1 hour prior 60 Gore Street East Cambridge 617-349-0086 www.bostonchambermusic.org


Boston Pops C4 $10 cash rush tickets day of concert 301 Massachusetts Avenue South End 888-266-1492 www.bso.org Boston Symphony Orchestra College Card $25 gets you most of the season www.bso.org Boston Tango Festival (June) Call for discounts 617-721-4872 www.bostontangofestival.com

Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum $5 for student admission C5 280 The Fenway Fenway 617-566-1401 www.gardnermuseum.org Kaji Aso Studio C4 15% college discount 40 Saint Stephen Street Fenway 617-247-1719 www.kajiasostudio.com MFA Boston C5 Free with “University Membership” 465 Huntington Avenue Fenway 617-267-9300 www.mfa.org/learn

Brattle Theater A1 $7.50 discounted student price 40 Brattle Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-876-6837 www.brattlefilm.org

National Center of Afro-American Artists aa13 $3 discounted student admission with ID 300 Walnut Avenue Roxbury 617-442-8614 www.ncaaa.org

Brazilian Cultural Center of NE C1 Discounted student membership 310 Webster Avenue Central Square, Cambridge 617-547-5343 www.bccne.org

New England Aquarium IMAX F3 $7.95 with student ID Central Wharf Downtown www.neaq.org/visit/imax

Broadway in Boston E3 $25 student rush tickets at the Colonial Theatre, Wilbur Theatre, and the Opera House for participating shows Theater District 866-523-7469 www.broadwayacrossamerica.com Huntington Theatre C5 College Night (discounts available online$15, promo code 1722); $25 for students under 35 with valid student ID 264 Huntington Avenue Fenway 617-266-0800 www.huntingtontheatre.org/events Institute of Contemporary Art $10 student discounted price with ID “Target” Free Thursdays 5-9pm 100 Northern Avenue Seaport District 617-478-3100 www.icaboston.org

Triveni School of Classical Indian Dance A4 Student discount (ranges based on class) 67 Powell Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-232-5485 www.trivenidance.org SERVICES Boston Language Institute Get an ID card for student savings at area attractions www.bostonlanguage.com/esl/ services.html Nightclub Discounts Printable coupons and flyers www.bostonnightclubnews.com Student Advantage Card Hundreds of discounts in New England www.studentadvantage.com

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Row-house apartments in Brookline. HOUSING City of Boston Official Housing Site www.cityofboston.gov/students/ Housing.asp

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Boston Home Center Information on renting and buying homes 617-635-HOME www.cityofboston.gov/dnd/hbs Campus Rent www.campusrent.com/massachusetts_ apartments.cfm Massachusetts Apartments & Rentals www.apartmentreviews.net/rentals/ massachusetts Massachusetts Housing Partnership www.mhp.net Boston Apartments Online http://boston.apartments.com Metro Roommates www.metroroommates.com Rental Housing Resource Center 617-635-RENT PERSONAL CARE African American/Caribbean African Elegance Hair Braid 1776 Dorchester Avenue St. Marks, Dorchester 617-265-4408 Binta African Hair Braiding 715 South Street Roslindale 617-325-7778 Chanique’s Beauty Salon 900 Morton Street Mattapan 617-265-2500 Charlene’s Hair Salon bb12,13 53 Humboldt Avenue #1 Grove Hall, Roxbury 617-427-7718 Drain’s House of Style bb11 2385 Washington Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-427-9271 Egleston Beauty Salon 1975 Columbus Avenue Egleston Square, Jamaica Plain 617-524-9404 www.studyboston.com

Gwen’s Hairport East 3 Bluefield Terrace Mattapan 617-298-0245 Lawson’s Barber Shop 1979 Columbus Avenue Egleston Square, Jamaica Plain 617-524-9818 Mattapan’s Finest Barbers 1112 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan 617-436-9119 Monica Todd Salon bb11 990 Tremont Street Mission Hill 617-427-2620 www.monicatoddsalon.com Muriels’ Natural Hair Salon 768 Blue Hill Avenue Dorchester 617-282-5386 Salon Red & Spa, Inc. D4 144B Newbury Street Back Bay 617-267-1800 www.salonred350.com Spectrum Hair Performance cc13 620 Columbia Road Upham’s Corner, Dorchester 617-825-1622 Asian Fay Young Hair Salon E3-4 32 Oxford Street #1 Chinatown 617-338-8801 Hair Adventure Beauty Salon E3 42 Essex Street Chinatown 617-338-9338 Hong Kong Hair Place II dd11 510 Cambridge Street Allston 617-783-2288 Thao Beauty Salon dd15 1488 Dorchester Avenue Field’s Corner, Dorchester 617-282-5999 Zen Hair C4 476 Commonwealth Avenue Fenway, near BU 617-247-3389


A-1 Concepts of Hair Gallery D5 683 Tremont Street South End 617-266-8408 Brazil Hair Salon dd11 143 Brighton Avenue Allston 617-787-1333 Christy’s Hair Salon 104 Commonwealth Avenue Allston 617-734-1104 Latino Beauty Salon 3125 Washington Street Egleston Square, Jamaica Plain 617-522-2055 Rafy Barber Shop 1210 Blue Hill Avenue #B Mattapan 617-298-7811 Rio de Janeiro Hair Design C1 781 Cambridge Street East Cambridge 617-868-3677 Salon Pepe Leyva A4 957 Commonwealth Avenue Allston, near BU 617-254-7577 RADIO Berklee College Internet Radio www.thebirn.com

Boston Latino TV Comcast Channel 23 www.bostonlatinotv.com Boston Online www.bostononline.com/Ethnic/Black Elmundo Boston www.elmundoboston.com Hispanic Online Daily Latino news and links www.hispaniconline.com Sampan Newspaper 617-426-9492 www.sampan.org TRANSIT Logan Airport 800-23-LOGAN www.massport.com Logan Express Bus service ground transportation www.massport.com Public Transportation MBTA “The T� traveler info 800-392-6100 www.mbta.com TAXIS Boston Cab: City Cab: ITOA: Metro Cab: Town Taxi:

617-536-5010 617-536-5100 617-825-4000 617-782-5500 617-536-5000

Boston NPR WBUR 90.9 FM Con Salsa! Saturdays 12am-5am BU Radio WTBU 89.3 FM Chinese Radio WMSX 1410 AM Sunday 9-11am Emerson Radio WERS 88.9 FM Harvard Radio WHRB 95.3 FM

Hip-hop/R&B Jam’n 94.5 FM

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HEALTH CARE

Tufts Radio WNFO 91.5 FM

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Ctr. Emergency medicine B5 Deaconess Road Fenway 617-754-2400 www.bidmc.org

WBNW 1120 AM Local business news. Focus on Empowerment with Carole Thomas Fridays at 11am NEWS AboutBlackBoston.com www.boston.blacksoftware.com Boston Banner Weekly newspaper 617-261-4600 www.baystatebanner.com Boston Korea Online www.bostonkorea.com

Harvard Vanguard-Kenmore Square Urgent care services C4 133 Brookline Avenue Kenmore Square 617-421-1194 Mt. Auburn Hospital Walk-in clinic 330 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge 617-499-5065 www.mountauburnhospital.org www.studyboston.com

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Universal Buddhist Congregation Vietnamese/Malaysian Buddhism 81-83 Marion Street East Boston 617-569-1208 CATHOLIC St. Ann's Church 243 Neponset Avenue Dorchester 617-825-6180

AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL (AME) Charles Street A.M.E. (1833) bb13 Founded during the pre-civil war days and took part in the abolitionist movement. 551 Warren Street Grove Hall, Dorchester 617-442-7770 Bethel A.M.E. Church bb15 215 Forest Hills Street Jamaica Plain 617-524-7900 www.bethelame.org Columbus Avenue A.M.E Zion Church (1838) The location where William Monroe Trotter confronted Booker T. Washington, resulting in Trotter’s arrest 600 Columbus Avenue D5 South End 617-266-2758 St. Paul's A.M.E. Church B2 85 Bishop Richard Allen Drive Central Square, Cambridge 617-661-1110 www.st-paul-ame.org

St. James The Greater E4 Cantonese and Mandarin language 125 Harrison Avenue Chinatown 617-542-5044 The Paulist Center Boston E3 5 Park Street Downtown 617-742-4460 www.paulistboston.com CHRISTIAN SCIENCE First Church of Christ, Science C4 210 Massachusetts Avenue Back Bay, near Prudential Center 617-450-2000 www.tfccs.com CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS Boston Institute of Religion 4 Longfellow Park Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-547-6188

BAPTIST

CONGREGATIONAL

Ebenezer Baptist Church (1871) D5 157 West Springfield Street South End 617-262-7739

Central Congregational Church aa15 85 Seaverns Avenue Jamaica Plain 617-524-3343 www.centralcongregational.org

First Baptist Church D3 110 Commonwealth Avenue Back Bay 617-267-3148 www.firstbaptistchurchofboston.org

WORSHIP Places of Worship

Saint Cecilia Church C4 18 Belvidere Street Fenway 617-536-4548 www.stceciliaboston.org

First Haitian Baptist Church bb13 397 Blue Hill Avenue Grove Hall, Dorchester 617-427-4103 The People’s Baptist Church D5 Seventh oldest black church in the U.S. 134 Camden Street South End 617-427-0424 www.pbcboston.org Twelfth Baptist Church bb12 A descendant of the “African Meeting House,” where Martin Luther King, Jr. met his future wife, Coretta Scott, and preached as a BU student 150-160 Warren Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-442-7855 www.tbcboston.org BUDDHIST Cambridge Buddhist Association 75 Sparks Street Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-491-8857 www.studyboston.com

St. Mark Congregational Church bb13 200 Townsend Street Roxbury 617-442-0481 EPISCOPAL St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church C5 1073 Tremont Street South End 617-427-6175 www.stcyprians.org Trinity Church D4 206 Clarendon Street Back Bay 617-536-0944 www.trinitychurchboston.org EVANGELICAL Boston Chinese Evangelical Church 249 Harrison Avenue E4 Chinatown 617-426-5711 www.bcec.net Global Ministries Christian Church 670 Washington Street Dorchester Center 617-282-7794 www.globalministriesboston.org

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Vietnamese Alliance Church.


Union United Methodist Church (1818) 485 Columbus Avenue D4 South End 617-536-0872 www.gbgm-umc.org/unionboston

GREEK ORTHODOX

Jubilee Christian Church, International 1500 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan 617-296-5683 www.jubileeboston.org

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England C5 514 Parker Street Mission Hill, near Northeastern & Wentworth 617-731-6633 Greek Orthodox Church of St. John the Baptist E4 15 Union Park South End 617-536-5692 www.stjohnthebaptist.org ISLAMIC Masjid Al-Quran bb13 35 Intervale Street Grove Hall, Dorchester 617-445-8070 Mosque for the Praising of Allah bb11 724 Shawmut Avenue Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-442-2805 www.mosquepraiseallah.com JEWISH Boston Synagogue (Orthodox) E2 55 Martha Road North End 617-523-0453 www.bostonsynagogue.org Kehillath Israel (Conservative) A4 384 Harvard Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-277-9155 www.congki.org Temple Israel (Reform) B5 477 Longwood Avenue Fenway, near Simmons & Emmanuel 617-566-3960 Temple Ohabei Shalom A4 Oldest Jewish congregation in MA 1187 Beacon Street Coolidge Corner, Brookline 617-277-6610 www.ohabei.org LUTHERAN First Lutheran Church D3 299 Berkeley Street Back Bay 617-536-8851 www.flc-boston.org Resurrection Lutheran Church bb12 94 Warren Street Dudley Square, Roxbury 617-427-2066 www.resurrectionroxbury.org University Lutheran Church (ELCA) 66 Winthrop Street A1 Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-876-3256 www.unilu.org METHODIST Old West Church E2 131 Cambridge Street Beacon Hill 617-227-5088 www.oldwestchurch.org

NEW COVENANT CHRISTIAN

PENTECOSTAL Emmanuel Temple bb13 471 Warren Street Grove Hall, Dorchester 617-445-9783 PRESBYTERIAN Bethany Presbyterian Church A5 27 Francis Street Brookline Village 617-731-7706 www.bethanybrookline.org Korean Church of Boston A4 32 Harvard Street Brookline Village 617-739-2663 www.kcboston.org United Presbyterian Church of Cambridge B1 1418 Cambridge Street Inman Square, Cambridge 617-354-3151 QUAKER Friends Meeting at Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park Harvard Square, Cambridge 617-876-6883 www.fmcquaker.org UNITARIAN-UNIVERSALIST Arlington Street Church E3 351 Boylston Street Back Bay 617-536-7050 www.ascboston.org UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Hope Church 25 Cummins Highway Roslindale 617-522-0600 www.hopeboston.org OTHER Congregaci贸n Le贸n de Jud谩 D5 68 Northhampton Street South End 617-541-4455 www.leondejuda.org Chinese Christian Church of NE 1835 Beacon Street Brookline 617-232-8652 www.cccne.org Vietnamese Alliance Church of Boston 286 Ashmont Street St. Marks, Dorchester 617-265-4296 www.tinlanhboston.org

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WORSHIP Places of Worship

Park Street Church E3 International Evangelical community One Park Street Downtown 617-523-3383 www.parkstreet.org


Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts, is only the 2nd African-American governor to be elected in the United States.

Consulate General of Brazil E3 20 Park Plaza, Suite 1420 Boston, MA 02116 617-542-4000 www.consulatebrazil.org/noproen.htm Consulate of Canada D4 3 Copley Place, Suite 400 Boston, MA 02116 617-262-3760 www.canadainternational.gc.ca/boston

CONNECT Foreign Consulates || Cultural Resources

Consulate of Cape Verde D4 607 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 617-353-0014 Consulate of Columbia D4 535 Boylston Street, 3rd floor Boston, MA 02116 617-536-6222 Consulate of the Dominican Republic 20 Park Plaza, Suite 601 E3 Boston, MA 02116 617-482-8121 Consulate of El Salvador F1 143 Border Street East Boston, MA 02128 617-567-8484 Consulate of France E4 31 St. James Avenue, Suite 750 Boston, MA 02116 617-832-4400 www.consulfrance-boston.org Consulate of Germany D4 3 Copley Place, Suite 500 Boston, MA 02116 617-536-4414 Consulate of Greece E3 86 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108 617-523-0100 Consulate of Haiti D4 545 Boylston Street, Suite 201 Boston, MA 02116 617-266-3660 Consulate of Ireland D4 535 Boylston Street, 5th Floor Boston, MA 02116 617-267-9330 Consulate of Israel E3 20 Park Plaza, Suite 1026 Boston, MA 02116 617-535-0200 www.israelemb.org/boston www.studyboston.com

Consulate of Italy F3 600 Atlantic Avenue, 17th Floor Boston, MA 02210 617-722-9201 Consulate of Japan F3 600 Atlantic Avenue, 14th Floor Boston, MA 02210 617-973-9772 www.boston.us.emb-japan.go.jp Consulate of Korea 300 Washington Street Newton, MA 02458 617-641-2830 Consulate of Mexico E3 20 Park Plaza, Suite 506 Boston, MA 02116 617-426-4181 www.sre.gob.mx/boston Consulate of Peru E3 20 Park Plaza, Suite 511 Boston, MA 02116 617-338-2227 Consulate of Portugal D4 899 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02115 617-536-8740 Consulate of Spain E4 31 St. James Avenue, Suite 905 Boston, MA 02116 617-536-2506 Consulate of the United Kingdom 1 Memorial Drive, Suite 1500 D2-3 Cambridge, MA 02142 617-245-4500 www.britainusa.com/boston Consulate of Venezuela D4 545 Boylston Street, Suite 301 Boston, MA 02116 617-266-9368 www.embavenez-us.org/boston

To find a representative for your country visit www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS City of Boston Guide to Services (Multiple languages) www.cityofboston.gov/newbostonians Visa Information www.educationusa.state.gov Directory of English Classes www.cityofboston.gov/newbostonians

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FOREIGN CONSULATES


International Institute of Boston 617-695-9990 www.iiboston.org International Student Loans www.edupass.org/finaid/loans.phtml CULTURAL RESOURCES African American/Caribbean African American Boston ACORN Fighting for better communities 617-436-7100 www.acorn.org Black Boston Students Network www.bbsn.org Concerned Black Men of MA 617-541-8642 www.cbmm.net NAACP Boston 617-427-9494 Cambridge 617-661-9223 www.naacp.org National Black College Alliance 617-442-8045 www.nbcalliance.org National Urban League 617-442-4519 www.ulem.org United Negro College Fund 617-227-0937 www.uncf.org Latino/Hispanic Brazilian Studies Association www.brasa.org Brazilian Women’s Group 617-787-0557 www.verdeamarelo.org

Asian Community Development Corp. 617-482-2380 www.asiancdc.org Chinese Historical Society of NE 2 Boylston Street, Suite G-3 E3 Chinatown 617-338-4339 www.chsne.org Chinese Progressive Association 617-357-4499 www.cpaboston.org The Japan Society of Boston www.us-japan.org/boston Vietnamese American Civic Assoc. Providing support for the Vietnamese neighborhood of Fields Corner dd15 1452 Dorchester Avenue, 3rd Floor Field’s Corner, Dorchester 617-288-7344 www.vacaboston.org Vietnamese American Community Center cc,dd15 42 Charles Street Field’s Corner, Dorchester 617-822-3717 www.vietaid.org Global French Library and Cultural Center 53 Marlborough Street D3 Back Bay 617-912-0400 www.frenchlib.org India Association of Greater Boston www.iagb.org Irish Immigration Center www.iicenter.org Islamic Society of Boston www.isboston.org Russian Boston www.russianboston.net

Concilio Hispano de Cambridge Providing services to Latino community 617-661-9406 www.conciliohispano.org Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Boston 617-261-4222 www.hacc.com Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) Community Service Organization 617-927-1707 www.iba-etc.org La Alianza Hispana, Inc. Medical resources, youth activities 617-427-7175 www.laalianza.org Asian Asian American Civic Association 617-426-9492 www.aaca-boston.org Asian American Resource Workshop Reclaiming history & promoting activism 33 Harrison Avenue, 5th Floor E3 Chinatown 617-426-5313 www.aarw.org

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CONNECT Foreign Consulates || Cultural Resources

International Fellowship House www.ifhboston.org


World-class internships are a major reason to study in Boston. CAREER NETWORKING Black Boston Students Network www.bbsn.org Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting, Boston Chapter www.alpfaboston.org/index.html Latino Professional Network www.lpn.org Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians www.cityofboston.gov/newbostonians Onein3 Boston Housing, networking, career search, and volunteering for people ages 20-34 www.onein3boston.org

Network of Arab American Professionals of Boston www.naaponline.org/boston

The Partnership’s College to Career Program Acclaimed training program designed to help students of color transition into the workforce. www.thepartnershipinc.org The Talent Source Commonwealth Compact’s new Talent Source database is your link to local networking events, seminars, and resources for professionals of all backgrounds. www.commonwealthcompact.umb.edu Urban League of Eastern MA UL Works www.ulem.org/?q=node/47 Young Professionals Network www.ypnboston.org

The Partnership’s College to Career Mentoring Program Looking to speed up your career path? Then stick around. In Boston, young professionals of color have easy access to one of the nation’s best leadership development and career mentoring programs—a 20 year-old Back Bay “institution” called The Partnership. More than 2,000 professionals of color and 250 leading corporations have taken advantage of The Partnership’s many resources, including its highly lauded, employer-sponsored College-to-Career Mentoring Program. This six-month investment will leave an indelible impact on your entire career. To learn more, check out www.thepartnershipinc.org

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WORK Career Networking || Job Resources

NAAAP-Boston Assoc. of Asian American Professionals www.naaapboston.org

Network of South Asia Professionals of Boston (NetSAP-Boston) www.netsapboston.org


JOB RESOURCES Asian American Civic Association Workforce Development Center www.aaca-boston.org/main.php Boston Job Source Online job search database http://bostonjobsource.com BostonWorks The Boston Globe’s job listings www.bostonworks.com City Career Fair Diversity Employment Day, Boston www.citycareerfair.com/schedule.php Commonwealth Employment Opportunities For public sector jobs in Mass. https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us Diversity Job Fairs Two Boston events each year www.diversityjobfairs.com

Massachusetts Jobs with Justice www.massjwj.net MA Legal Services Diversity Coalition www.diversitycoalition.org/employment_opportunities The Japan Society of Boston: Job Bank www.us-japan.org/boston/JobBank.html Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers: www.mass.gov/Elwd/docs/ dcs/2066a_508.pdf Professional Diversity Career Fair Check web site for dates www.boston.com/jobs/diversityfair/ Seeking Educators of Color (SEEC) seec@aol.com The Work Place Career center in Downtown Crossing www.theworkplace.org

Join the Commonwealth Workforce As you get to know Boston better, we hope it'll spark your interest in living here after graduation. Here is a city built for the 21st Century that is embracing diversity on campus and off. A perfect example is the region's unrivaled pledge to professionals of color: Commonwealth Compact. Where else will you find 140 employers, representing more than 250,000 local jobs, whose CEOs are committed to racial, ethnic and gender diversity? Why? Because it’s not only the right thing to do, it's the smart thing to do. And isn't that what living and learning in America's College Town is all about? To learn more about Commonwealth Compact, including its large and growing list of employers, check out www.Commonwealthcompact.umb.edu

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