Mayor Walsh, Modell’s Sporting Goods announce investment in Boston’s Way Home to celebrate the MLB World Serie

BOSTON – Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Mitchell Modell, CEO of Modell’s Sporting Goods, today announced $1 from the sale of every “Beat L.A.” t-shirt sold by Modell’s will go to benefit Boston’s Way Home Fund, a City of Boston initiative designed to raise $10 million to help end chronic homelessness in the city. Mayor Walsh announced the Boston’s Way Home Fund in his 2018 inauguration speech, and to date, the fund has raised $3.7 million to support Mayor Walsh’s work to ensure all Bostonians have a stable, secure home. Continue reading

Mayor Lisa Wong leads with grace under pressure

It’s hard to believe now, but Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong was voted second-most bashful in high school.
“Now I speak all the time publicly,” Wong said. Today, the first Asian American female mayor in Massachusetts speaks with confidence and poise: making eye contact, holding her chin up and smiling warmly. Continue reading

Elephant&Castle

Right in the heart of the financial district, just a few streets down from bustling Chinatown, lies the infamous Elephant&Castle [161 Devonshire Street, Boston, MA 02110].

Cozy yet immensely energetic, Elephant&Castle epitomizes the hangout for a good time with good food and drinks. What more could you ask for, really?

But why the curious name, you might ask? Continue reading

What does Self-Esteem mean to you?

“I think Self-Esteem depends on what kind of person you are. I think everybody should have some sort of good self-esteem because it affects how a person thinks, does things, reacts to things, etc. For some people, it is more hard-work. For others it is more on doing something you like. For others it’s based on who you are as a person, whether you are a [good person or a bad person]. Everybody takes pride in self-esteem because it represents, who you are as a person that makes you special.” — By Kevin Huang, AACA Youth Council Leader “I think … Continue reading