Purefections brings the sweet to the street starting November 17

Friday, November 2nd, 2012


Chocolate Pop-Ups By Matt Robinson Despite study after study promoting the health benefits of chocolate, some people still look no further than the counter of their neighborhood convenience store for selection. Boston may not be Hershey Park, but it is a major center for  sampling some great chocolate confections. From the Taste of Chocolate Tours [...]

Popular boutique Tango opens second shop in Seaport area

Thursday, November 1st, 2012


  It Takes Two! By Matthew Robinson Located at the base of Beacon Hill underneath one of MGH’s towering centers of medical mastery, Tango ( has been a well-situated stop for Boston’s well-heeled and those who want to get even better heels (or other items and accessories). After six successful swings through the seasons, Tango’s [...]

Mother and daughter open a unique business – The Paint Bar

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012


By Matt Robinson   Many people are nervous when asked to do something creative. Some turn to friends for support; others to a little bit of liquid courage. At The Paint Bar in Newton (, both are in abundance and near at hand, making the creative process comfortable and fun! Opened just over a year [...]

Celebrating International Women’s Day in Boston

Monday, April 23rd, 2012


  by Astrid Lium  Since 1911, initially in Europe and North America, March 8 has marked International Women’s Day. In the United States, Congress passed a bill in 1981 authorizing President Ronald Reagan to declare March 7 of the following year to start “Women’s History Week.” In 1987, petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, [...]

Crystal Johnson

The Role Of Women in Creating A 21st Century Economy

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

What an amazing weekend! April 20 was Equal Pay Day to promote women being paid fairly for their work and for its contribution to the economy. April 22 was Earth Day to celebrate the amazing planet we are dependent on for everything we need to survive and thrive (even though for some of us everyday [...]

ALPFA Boston Sixth Annual Latina Summit

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez to be Keynote at ALPFA Boston Sixth Annual Latina Summit. May 16th, 2012 BOSTON, MA- April 12, 2012 –ALPFA Boston announced details of its Sixth Annual Boston Chapter Latina Summit entitled Building Latina Leaders, Strong From the Inside Out. This year’s Latina Summit is part of ALPFA National’s 10-City Tour to recognize [...]

Crystal Johnson

The Role of Women in Creating A Sustainable Economy

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Women are natural leaders. Women’s leadership roles, economic empowerment and entrepreneurial growth are drivers of the 21st century economy. The implications will be vast and profound. Women will transform our economy and society within the next decade and beyond. We are the key to a thriving 21st century economy.  A few years ago, Business Week [...]