Event Notices

BU Brass Chamber Music Concert at Sacred Heart Church on December 10, 2013

Boston University Brass Chamber Music Concert December 10th, 2013, 8pm Sacred Heart Church 10 North Sq Boston, MA Free and open to the public! Come hear the Boston University Brass Department perform an eclectic program that will include classical and pops music!

Commentaries Community Schools

Copp’s Hill Moment Reflects on Cap and Gown

We were returning home when a thick mist began to morph into raindrops. Evening darkness was falling upon the neighborhood. Plastic garbage bags and boxes were haphazardly strewn at doorways in anticipation of the next morning’s trash collection. Something bright red, discarded on a garbage pile, caught my eye. I first guessed that it was Read More…


BU Summer Course Offering – A Social History of Boston’s North End

A Social History of Boston’s North End Special Topics MET SO 501 This course surveys changes in the North End from the colonial period to the present within the wider context of regional and international developments.  Topics include the early African presence in the North End, Cotton Mather and witchcraft, Hannah Mather Crocker and early Read More…

Studying the Artifacts of an Endicott Street Brothel

BU Today has posted an article regarding ongoing research into the residents of a 19th century brothel through artifacts uncovered during the Big Dig. Mary Beaudry, a professor of archaeology at Boston University, describes the artifacts found at the Mill Pond site in the video slideshow by Amy Laskowski. “A team of archaeology students from Read More…