Kingston Cares

Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Welcome to the largest civic observance in the world, Earth Day. Every year on April 22nd since 1970, Earth Day is observed through a combination of education, public policy and consumer campaigns whose objective is to reduce pollution, mobilize clean up efforts and curb global warming. Earth Day’s network is now 1 billion people and nearly 192 countries strong and growing! 2019’s campaign is focused on protecting threatened and endangered species. This list includes coral reefs, bees and other various insects, whales, elephants and giraffes who are all at a real risk of extinction but can also…

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Inside Look

@ Graphic Lofts

The Graphic Lofts in Charlestown. Or is it Somerville. Technically speaking, it’s Charlestown BUT you are literally on the C-town/Somerville line.   Who cares really what the address is- it’s super convenient to I-93 and a quick 5 min walk to the Sullivan Sq. T stop. Located at the rotary separating two towns, the Graphic Lofts consist of 2 buildings- one original brick and beam converted loft space (building A) and another new construction building (building Z).   A and Z buildings are connected by an underground walkway which will also serve some of the communities amenity space - storage,…

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Kingston Local

Village Vinyl

We are BEYOND stoked to introduce you guys to our “new-to-you” neighbors Village Vinyl & Hifi. Originally located at 58A Harvard St. in the cross section where Coolidge Corner meets Brookline Village, Village Vinyl & Hifi was originally a pop-up using the owner Jonathan Sandler’s personal record collection. It has now bloomed into a Coolidge Corner storefront allowing us (read: YOU) to browse a killer selection of wax along with some new and vintage equipment. The space is bare bones, no frills which is absolutely perfect as to not get distracted from the essence of the shop. Stick your face…

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Kingston Cares

World Health Day

Today, April 7th, is World Health Day. World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7th dating back to 1950. World Health Day is sponsored by the World Health Organization ( @who ) as one of their eight official global health campaigns which they organize to draw worldwide attention to a major healthcare subject. 2019’s World Health Day main focus is UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE. The campaign aims to help people better understand what universal health care means at its core- what services should be available to all and where. WHO also offers visual materials to help…

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Kingston Local

The Jamaica Pond U-Bench

Weekend weather report: Friday- 56 degrees Saturday- 63 degrees Sunday- 63 degrees Get yourself out there- enough of the cabin fever! IT’S SPRING! We’re gonna flip the script for a hot minute for this installment of #kingstonlocal. Allow us to share with you a quirky piece of local Boston history. See this “bench”? This guerrilla piece of art is located on the “Emerald Necklace” trail around the Jamaica Pond. In 2006, a Mass College of Art & Design associate professor by the name of Matthew Hineman decided all the benches were just plain boring and set out to change that.…

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