The Dance Complex, like other havens for the arts but on a regionally incomparable scale, supports immigrant populations of all kinds and resists discrimination and negative cultural stereotypes.
A public conversation about transit infrastructure As regular Dig readers couldn’t have possibly missed, along with the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) we asked ace photographer Derek Kouyoumjian to spend a month snapping pics of utterly dilapidated MBTA tracks, stations, and trains. His images of so much beautiful decay, meant to scare the crap […]
Dispatches from my daily dance with death en route to work I edge off the sidewalk. I look left and then right. Then left and then right again. One more time to be sure. I merge towards the rightmost edge of the street, but there is no bike lane so I teeter between the curb and the […]
Urban multimodal network needed to make bicycles a viable alternative in the ’burbs June 21, 2017 BY JASON PRAMAS @JASONPRAMAS The following column was written as commentary for the June 2017 episode of the Beyond Boston monthly video news digest — produced by the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism and several area public access television stations. It’s aimed […]
Boston’s ugliest intersections for cyclists If you’ve visited the streets of Boston for all of five minutes, you know that each commute is a gamble for those of us who ride on two wheels. An hour spent navigating the Hub’s bike-hostile infrastructure teaches the average cyclist how to anticipate threats — an adjacent car blindly drifting into the bike […]