Web Series Provide the Diversity TV Fails to Deliver

As the discussion of women of color in media continues to unfold, Hollywood continues to stagnate on hiring diverse people to work in front of and behind the camera. But in the age of the Internet, future writers, producers and actors have an alternative to being turned down by a TV network: making their own…

Free Things You Can Do in Colleges Around Boston

Boston is America’s #1 College Town. It’s a phrase that has sold many a student to coming to the city in their pursuit of higher education. Besides the contribution of new undergraduates, many of these schools give the public a chance to share in the knowledge that goes on behind closed doors. You can take advantage…

The ‘Sconset Bluff Walk in Photos

As I’ve written about previously, I have a penchant for exploring how the one percent lives without having to spend any money of my own. Public pathways like the Newport Cliff Walk and the lesser-known Sconset Bluff Walk are the perfect way to do this. Located on the island of Nantucket in the town of Siasconset, the Bluff…

Strawberry Smoothies for Summer

Summertime is strawberry-time, so let us rejoice by adding them to as many smoothies as possible! Here are three recipes to get you started. Before we begin, I cannot stress how imperative these guys are: Yes, ice cubes! When I first started making smoothies, I added greek yogurt for texture. WRONG. While there are certain recipes…

A Day Trip to Newport

Despite being a town known for its outrageous amounts of wealth, Newport is a place that offers visitors plenty of opportunities to experience that affluence without losing their own. I went to Newport without spending a penny. Sites like the Newport Harbor, the Cliff Walk and Ocean Avenue let people take in the glorious splendor of…

A Day Trip to Nahant

Despite being located on the ocean, there are few places (or at least not enough for me) to get to the open water from public transport in Boston. As I studied the coastline of Boston from Google Maps I came upon Nahant, a small mass of land jutting off from Lynn. I was fascinated. In…

Life in a Resort Town

  Now that Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, summer is officially here. If you live on the East Coast, you may find yourself traveling to some summer hot spots such as Martha’s Vineyard, Newport or Atlantic City. While staying there for a week or two in the summer may be fun, living in these…

Broad City: The Best of the Web Series

While “Broad City” is on hiatus until their third season, there are still ways you can get your Abbi and Ilana fix on. Before “Broad City” was the best show on television, it was a web series about two friends living in New York. Created in 2009, by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the videos were…