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BHS’s Food Justice Group Takes Root

BHS’s Food Justice Group Takes Root

Winter is the season of giving – as soon as the earth freezes over and the sun retreats and everything stops sprouting, humans do their best to pick up the slack. If you’re looking for a way to give back this year (or for something inspiring to warm you up during these cold months), check out Brookline High School’s Food Justice Group, a team committed to spreading knowledge and resources, and to facilitating both generosity and self-reliance, all year long.

 

David Leschinsky of Eureka! : Providing Fun and Giving Back to Brookline

“I always loved puzzles and games,” David Leschinsky, owner of Coolidge Corner’s board game and mindbender store Eureka!, said in between advising and chatting with customers eager to purchase items for friends and loved ones.

The BLP: A Young Crew Runs a Tight Partnership

When the last bell rings on weekday afternoons at Brookline High School, most students slam their books shut. They stuff their backpacks full of the things and then haul them off to a music lesson, or to sports practice, or to an after-school job. Twenty BHS students, though, congregate instead in an empty classroom and resume planning how to give books away. Who are these teenagers? Why are they doing this? Meet the Brookline Literacy Partnership, one of the community’s most impressive – and youngest – social justice groups.

A Cornerstone of Brookline : The Fireplace and Chef Jim Solomon Mark a 10th Anniversary

Within the first few minutes of my recent conversation with Jim Solomon, the chef-owner of Brookline's The Fireplace restaurant, it is clear he is tightly connected to the community, a very compassionate individual, and—yes—still a hands-on proprietor.

Fitness As A Way Of Life; Healthworks Offers Women A Healthy Alternative

Walking into Healthworks in Coolidge Corner recently, I was bowled over by how tuned in it is to what women really need.

The Meat House – Brookline’s New Butcher With Local Ties

In August of 2010, Coolidge Corner got a new butcher; The Meat House on 1285 Beacon Street. Two long-time friends from Portsmouth, NH, Jason Parent and Justin Rosberg started the business together.

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