Learning the Forgotten History of Boston’s West End

When people think of neighborhoods in downtown Boston, they think of the North End, the South End, Chinatown and Beacon Hill. When I heard of the “West End” of Boston, I wasn’t even sure if it existed. Because it doesn’t. Of course, the area of land that is the West End still exists, but there is no longer a neighborhood. Instead, the space is home … Continue reading Learning the Forgotten History of Boston’s West End

What’s Going On In the Dominican Republic?

Disclaimer: I am not from the Dominican Republic or Haiti. I am not in either country. I am drawing on information from the news and media. Sources can be found at the end of this article. Last week, the Dominican Republic (D.R.) government put into effect the “Plan Nacional de Regularizacion de Extranjeros” (National Regulatory Plan of Foreigners). This plan aims at having all immigrants … Continue reading What’s Going On In the Dominican Republic?